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AUSTRALIAN CABLES.

Telegraph. Press Association. Copyright Syoney, October 2. Arrived : Warship Itingarooma, from the Islands, The Lord of tho Isles was insured for i-1000 in various Sjdn^y OiTicc3, and a portion of the cargo for £135 in the New Zealand Insurance Company. It is understood that tbe bone dust was not insured. Sir W. Lyne delivered what will probably be the laet Financial Statement before federation occurs. To cover the whole deficit of the colony by Treasury bills, it is proposed to ask the House to authorise the issue of £831,000 wo:th to meet the incurred balance. This Day. Lord Hopetoun replied to Sir W. Lyne's message: — ''Please advise the Premiers bow valuable is tbeir expresbion of united opinion." In tbe Legislative Assembly the budget debate was adjourned till Tuesday. Two months' supply, a million and seventy-one thousand, was pas3ed. In reply to a question, Sir W. Lyne said the imports of New South Wales from Fiji in 1899 were over £73,000 and exports to Fiji £165,000 in addition to considerable quantities of merchandise which was transhipped to and from Fiii.

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AUSTRALIAN CABLES., Feilding Star, Volume XXII, Issue 83, 5 October 1900

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AUSTRALIAN CABLES. Feilding Star, Volume XXII, Issue 83, 5 October 1900

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