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. (From the "Argus," July If.) Some extraordiary rich, quartz has been discovered at Twist Creek, Yackan&mdah, so ridi that one of the local banks offered £20ff for 1 cwt._ of it, which was refused. There is general excitement, just now concerning reefs, inconsequence of so many rich finds being made in the neighborhood, of Yackandandah-aiid Mne, MU§, The Tin -Mining Company in boring have .struck very rich ground with- both gold and black sands- • . " -Sydney, July 16. -The steamer Bungaree is a total wreck;' The steamer West Hartley has been totally" wrecked at Lake Macquarie, but the crew were saved. The schooner Carnation -has been totally wrecked in Trial Bay ; crew and passengers saved. The steamer sup-" posed to be the Corio proves to be the Woniora.; she reached tire port safely.. The banks 1 have raised exchange on England to two per cerit.^ sixty days' sight bjlls three to four per cent, At auction White Valley flour brought .£l7 5s net. . . V ' ' ' " : The steamer Corio is still missing. The captain of the Woniora. reports" being in company with her till Thursday morning,, when she disappeared duringa squall. . Newcastle, via. Sydriey. , Johnson, the only survivor of the Dunbar, rescued Hedges, the only .survivor .of the Cawarra, . " ■. ' -is... * A number of bodies have been%ashed ashore. Among them are -.those of Mrs Cramp (cabin passenger), Fountain (chief engineer), Catherine' prpsier;(stewardess), Joe (a Oer.man seaman), .the fore-cabin steward, and two others unknown, 'supposed to be cabin passengers, much bruised and disfigured ; those of gaptain.Chatfield, . M'Dowell (chief officer), the^second engineer,, one Chinaman, arid riiie others. ■ Large quantities of si)ivits, flour, and

other goods aie strewn along the beach for miles near Newcastle. ';' ' * <-■■ ' Adelaide, July 16. •• JThe banks have raised tlie rates* of discount to ninp per cent, for two months, ■ 'and ten per cent, for three months' bills. They, "are also <Jrawing in their discount acoounts, very considerably. Business consequently is very dull, ami merchants regard -the > . immediate ;fufure as very gloomy. ' , : - ♦ Several cases of robbery \mder arms took placa in Adelaide streets diirihg Saturday /"night. The Mayor has determined to call a meeting for the purpose of , arranging to supplement the efforts of the police in putting down these gangs. The market, price of wheat is. 6s: Sales, of good brands of flour, are reported at £15155. ■ '''_'*■ '

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Grey River Argus, Grey River Argus, 26 July 1866

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