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NEW SOUTH WALES AND OUR EXHIBITION. SYDNEY, October 9. (Received October 9,1889, at 1 p.m.) The Government do not intend to send a Minister to represent this colony at the New Zealand Exhibition.
THE RABBIT COMMISSION,
SYDNEY, October 9.
The Rabbit Commission have commenced their Anal session. Reports on the result of the various remedies used to exterminate the pest will bo considered.
BRISBANE, October 9. A mysterious robbery has taken place at the Queensland National Bank. Nearly LI,OOO in notes and gold are missing. LATEST FROM THE EAST. THURSDAY ISLAND, October 9. Eastern news states that during a severe thunderstorm in Pekin the Altar of Heaven, the most important religious structure in China, caught fire, and the flames had not been subdued when the mail left.
A strike of GO,OOO junk men has occurred at Skeymun, and trade is at a standstill. Fifteen battalions have been sent there to maintain order.
PASSENGERS FOR NEW ZEALAND.
ALBANY, October 9
The Liguria, from Plymouth, has the following passengers for New Zealand : Mr and Mrs O’Neill, Messrs Martyn, Trolly, Wilson, and Woodhouse,
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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8033, 9 October 1889
INTERCOLONIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8033, 9 October 1889
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