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BRIEF MENTION.

Several failures among New York stock brokers.

Sixteen persons were drowned by a ferry boat accident on the river Bistritz, in Transylvania. Messrs Dillon and O’Brien have already received 1/16,1)00 in aid of the Irish Land League’s funds. The Victoria docks, London, are now worked on the co-operative system. A helping hand mission has been started in Auckland. Mr Halkett-Dawson, formerly of Timaru and Dunedin, carried off the exhibition lor proficiency in Roman and Constitutional law at the Melbourne University this term. He is studying for the Bar. The Emperor William has presented Dr Koch with a douceur of L 50,000, to establish a hospital for consumptives in Berlin,

Rich goldfields are said to have been discovered in Inashonland, South Africa.

Delaney, one of the Irish Invincibles, has been released from gaol. The Bank of France has despatched three millions of gold to London. According to Mr Knox, of the Broken Hill mines, Lenhrig’s process solves the treatment of Barrier carbonate ores.

The Grown Princess of Sweden, who is a consumptive, has placed herself under Dr Koch. Lord Knutsford has warned colonial Governments against encouraging foreign bydographers’ requests for information. The Wellington Education Board are erecting offices and a school of art at a cost of close on L 6,000. Major Dean Pitt, who died at Auckland, held a command in the volunteer force in Victoria in the early sixties, and, we believe, took part in one of the Maori wars. He came to Victoria in 1864, and for many years resided at Warrington (Biueskin). He was a brother-in-law of Mr James Smith.

Sir Walter Buffer lost his valuable library, the results of thirty years’ accumulations, in the barque Assaye,

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BRIEF MENTION., Evening Star, Issue 8362, 13 November 1890

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BRIEF MENTION. Evening Star, Issue 8362, 13 November 1890

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