PROVISIONS RUNNING SHORT. Meekatharra, March 16
The mail from Marble Bar arrived here yesterday, being a week overdue. The Mount Clere mail is hung up at Yarraweelah. being overdue eight days. The Landor mail is not expected to get in for some days yet. The weath er is sultry and threatening more rain. Fifty points fell at Holdens on the Murchison River. Supplies of several
lines of provisions are running short here. We have no potatoes or onions. A special mail left here to-day for Mar ble Bar, the correspondents utilising this route to connect with the aerial service ex Port Hedland. Further thunderstorms are reported on the Gas- coyne and Murchison watersheds. We have no news from Metropolitan cen tres and our isolation is nearly com plete.