The germs recently found in the Yan Yean Reservoir have conclusively proved the exiatence of typhoid bacteria. Samples of some water tested by Professor Katz show no trace of microbes.
Mr Henry George, author of •Progress and Poverty,' will pay a visit to Australia in January. He then tours England, and afterwards will devote the whole of his time to the campaign he is now organising for the overthrow of Protection in America.
A man named Jones, residing at Eidsvold, Queensland, shot his wife twice in the abdomen, and struck her on the head with an axe. Jones then shot a man named Summers, inflicting four wounds. Both man and woman are in a critical state. The act is attributed to the infidelity of the wife.
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Australian., Evening Star, Issue 8042, 19 October 1889