The New South Wales Government explain, with reference to the recent London cablegram, that they had invested L 1,000,000 worth cf Treasury bills, because over that amount was lying idle at the associated banks in London, and it had been reinvested in short dated exchequer bills in order to save interest.
The bodies recovered from the Glebe pit present a horrible sight, and are nothing! but skin and bone. It appears that the unfortunate men made desperate efforts to escape, and in the case of Hobson, he had pierced a tunnel 44yds in length before his strength gave way.
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Australian, Evening Star, Issue 8004, 5 September 1889
Australian Evening Star, Issue 8004, 5 September 1889
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