[Per Pbbss AsapoiATioK.—Coptriqht.] :. MELBOURNE, NovehbeiM3. A long debate took place in the Presbyterian Assembly on the wisdom -of replacing the mission steamer Davspring. An amendment, that the Assembly decline the proposal, was moved, it "being urged that if the mission support were taken away from the present Australian steam service French annexation would be inevitable. The debate wa3 adjourned.
PERTH, November 13. If it should be decided to establish a naval base at. Albany the Government will give all the land required and build a residence for the admiral.
Two alluvial finds have been madeone thirty-eight miles from Kurgalpi, and the other four miles south of Mount Ida.
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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 10470, 13 November 1897
INTERCOLONIAL. Evening Star, Issue 10470, 13 November 1897
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