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(MO» OBS OWN CORRESPONDENTS.)
STANTHORPE, May 21.
. Eleven thousand six hundred owes and wethers will pass on Sunday from Garrawilla, Coonabarabran district, Now South Wales, for Westbrook, Darling Downs, Shannon and Jennings owners, John Gardiner in charge.
BUNDABERG, May 22.
The funeral ot Mr. Walter Adams, whose body has been brought from Sydney, took place yes- terday afternoon. Rain was falling in torrents, but notwithstanding the unfavourable weather the procession was nearly a mile in length, and hundreds of people followed the remains to the cemetery, a distance of two miles. All places of business were closed during the afternoon. The cause of Mr. Adams's death is declared to be cancer.
The Mail publishes addresses to the electors from Mr. Dully and Mr. Curtis, both of whom aro in tho main supporters of tho present Government, but differ on sido issues.
The now Lutheran Church was opened to- day. Tho Roy. Messrs. Sultmann, Schmidt, Ilolmuth, Christenson, and Morris officiated nt
The weather to-day is fino and cold.
CHARTERS TOWERS, May 22.
The Defence Force encampment at Macrossan Bridge has so far proved very successful. There aro 321 men and 80 horses in tho camp. The weather is fine. Fifteen hundred visitors liave proceeded by train from Charters Towers to the sceno of the encampment.
MARLBOROUGH. May 21.
One hundred and sixty-two cowa aro passing from Tcornwoomba station for Lake's Crook, W. Usher in charge.
The weather is showery.
RICHMOND DOWNS, »ray 21.
No. 2 Maxwellton boro struck water on Thurs- day at a depth of 1371ft,, tho supply being about 200,000 gallons daily. They aro stilt sinking for a larger supply. Tho temperature of the water is H8dog.
Tho weather is cold and cloudy. The country is getting very dry and rain is badly wanted.
THURSDAY ISLAND, May 21.
The Thursday Island Jockey Club have arranged to bo registered under tho North Queensland Racing Association.
The steamer Loire Inférieure has been beached for temporary repairs.
The man Gleeson, who is charged with having murdered McKiernan at Prince of Wales Island, was brought up before the court to-day and remanded till noxt week.
Charles Alfred Taylor, master of the schooner Clara Ethel, was fined £30 under tho Quaran- tine Act for going alongsido the It.M.S. Jolunga on her last voyago inwards boforo that vessel was granted pratique' by tho health ollioer, but owing to tho oxtenuating circumstances tho fine
has boon reduced to 20s. and costs.
Tho latest reports from Now Guinea stalo that two skull huntors wero taken over by tho Merrio Fingland recently and sontonced to death, but tho sentences wero subsequently commuted to ten yoara' ponai servitude. All is quiet at tho missionary stations.
The weather is lino but oppressive, and such a season has never boon experienced hero
Mogg Outridgo, in tho sohoonor Saigitma, has loft with a fleet of fifteen boats to work new pearling grounds near Capo Grenville.