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NAVAL. SYDNEY, August 3, (Received August 8, 1880, at 1 p.m.)
H.M.S. Orlando, from a cruise in the Pacific, reports that two cases of scarlet fever have occurred among the crew.
RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA. SYDNEY, August 3.
The Queensland Government favor the proposal of Sir Henry Parkes to hold a Conference respecting responsible government being granted to Western Australia, but the proposal is opposed by Victoria on the grounds that delay would be fatal. Sir Henry Parkes, however, persists that a Conference is the best means of obtaining the desire of the sister colony.
MURDER OP A SHIP’S CREW. BRISBANE, August 8,
Information has reached here that a number of Natives at Malayta, one of tho Solomon Islands, boarded the trading vessel Savo, and without warning shot Hadden (the mate) dead, and cut off the head of a man named Cooper, Keating, the owner of the vessel, was severely wounded, and subsequently succumbed. The Native orew repelled the murderers, killing twelve of their number.
A SERIOUS CHARGE. BRISBANE, August 3,
Crawford, a prominent mining broker at Gyrapie, has been arrested on several charges of forgery, involving over L 19,000.
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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7976, 3 August 1889
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