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8t Flkotbio Telegraph.—Cops bight.] [Per Pbks;i Association,) IMMORAL SYDNEY. SYDNEY, August 30. (Received August 30. ISB9, at 12.40 The annual report of the Benevolent Asylum discloses a shocking state of immorality. It shows that over 700 illegitimate births are registered annually, and that last year forty-four children were abandoned. THE NEW HEBRIDES. SYDNEY, August 30. _ Replying to a question in the House, Sir Henry Parkes said that the Government were not in possession of any information respecting French action in the New Hebrides, He said that the Government must decline to make any representation to the Imperial Government on the matter unless they received substantial evidence as to what was taking place. A NEW DEPARTMENT. SYDNEY, August 30, The Government have decided to establish an agricultural department without delay. THE PRIMACY. ADELAIDE, August 30. Dr Kennion, Bishop of Adelaide, intimates that it is probable that his protest will be forwarded to the Archbishop of Canterbury opposing the consecration of the Rev. W, Saumeriz Smith as Primate of Australia. THE PARLIAMENTARY RIFLE MATCH. BRISBANE, August 30. In the Parliamentary rifle match the Queensland team made 520. The Hon. Andrew Joseph Thynne (Minister of Justice) was highest scorer with 87. SUBSTANTIAL SYMPATHY. BRISBANE, August 30. The wharf laborers here have cabled Ll5O in aid of the London dock men, SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS. MELBOURNE, August 30. The Government have intimated to the projectors of the Sunday newspaper that proceedings will be instituted against them if the paper is published. SHIPPING. NEWCASTLE, August 30. The steamer Lawrence, recently purchased for the Mokihihui coal trade, sailed for Wellington lastnight.

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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7999, 30 August 1889

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INTERCOLONIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7999, 30 August 1889