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[By Electric Telegraph—Copyright.] [Per Press Association.]

ASTRONOMICAL. SYDNEY, October ‘2, (Received October 2, 1889, at 1 p.m.)

In regard to the changes in the moon’s surface lately reported, Mr Russell, the Government Astronomer, says that two mountains have disappeared and two conspicuous craters have taken their place. One of these is a mile and three-quarters in diameter, the other being somewhat larger. The latter is surrounded by a white wall, apparently freshly thrown up. Two smaller craters are also visible.

THE FEDERAL COUNCIL. MELBOURNE, October 2, The Assembly adopted the proposal for increased representation on the Federal Council. Premier Gillies expressed the hope that New Southj Wales would join the Council for defence purposes.

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INTERCOLONIAL., Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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INTERCOLONIAL. Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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