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MURDER OP A MATE. SYDNEY, September Hi. (Received September 10, lSiifl, at 1:16 P-ob.j A drover named Eppel was Bhot dead by his mate Riley near Wagga. The murderer was captured after an exciting chase of orer four miles.
QUEENSLAND POLITICS, BRISBANE, Sbptbmber 16. Sir T. M'llwralth is understood to have resigned the Vice-Presidency of the Council owing to dissensions in the Cabinet. ATTACK ON MR DILLON. MELBOURNE, Sbptbmbur 16. A man named Michael Walsh presented a pistol at Mr Dillon in the street. He was arrested, and the pistol found to be unloaded. He had previously threatened Mr Dillon. Walsh states that the League ewe him L 2,000, the value of cattle distrained by his landlord at Waterford. He had appealed to Dillon for the money without success.
THE BIG FIRE INSURANCE LOSSES. MELBOURNE, September 16.
The following shows the extent te which New Zealand offices are interested in the fire in Collins Btreet :—George's establishment : New Zealand and Colonial LI,OOO each, Equitable L 750. Glen's : Colonial LI.OOO, National and Union LSOO each, New Zealand L 2.000.
A GOOD HARVEST. ADELAIDE, September 16. It is estimated that the wheat yield at the end of the coming harvest will average twelve bushels an acre.
NAVAL. SYDNEY. September 16. The French warship Volta has arrived from Noumea.
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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8013, 16 September 1889