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INTERCOLONIAL.

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

MASSACRE AT SOLOMON ISLANDS. SYDNEY, November 5. I Received November 5,1889, at 1 p.m.)

News from the Solomon Islands has been received that a European named Nelson and three of the Native crew of tho trading vessel Enterprise were massacred by the Natives of Rubina, and the bodies subsequently rent ted and eaten by cannibals. On the officers of H.M.S. Royalist being informed of tho massacre they proceeded to the village and shelled it. QUARANTINE REGULATIONS. MELBOURNE, November 5. At the Intercolonial Stock Conference a resolution was passed fixing the time for the quarantine of cattle from foreign ports at not less than sixty days, for sheep ninety days, and for dogs six months. STRIKE BY STEVEDORES. MELBOURNE, November 5. Five hundred stevedores have struck owing to the Stevedore Company employing the wharf laborers of the Union instead of the members of the Stevedores’ Association in loading and discharging vessels. poEmcAL. BRISBANE, Novembers. The political deadlock has ended, and a satisfactory arrangement made as regards the Railway Loan Bill.

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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8056, 5 November 1889

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INTERCOLONIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8056, 5 November 1889

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