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(Per Press Association.) Gold in the South. Dunedin, Today-. A correspondent of the Otago Daily Times reports the discovery of a reef at the Long Valley, Serpentine district. The stone is thickly impregnated with gold. Drowned. A man named Barner Callan, of Galloway station, was drowned while crossing the Manuherika. He had been drinking heavily. The Union Company and,their Engineers. At a meeting of the Marine Engineers last night, it was decided that the proposed sliding scale of the Union Company was unfair to the men, who will leave the vessels as soon as they can do so legally, rather than submit to the proposed classification. ‘‘ Much Ado About Nothing.” Invercargill, To-day. At a meeting of &t. Paul’s Presbyterian Church last evening, it was decided that instrumental music should be introduced. The intrument was not named, but it was understood to be the organ. One speaker, opposed to the char ge, moved—“ That a cornet bo employed,” which led to a suggestion to introduce tire bagpipes also. One of the advocates for music said that instruments such as the harp and trump were associated with Heaven, but there was no mention of any in the Bible as connected wit h the “ other place,” and only one instrument was mentioned in profane writings—the bagpipes.

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NEW ZEALAND., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 259, 3 February 1881

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NEW ZEALAND. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 259, 3 February 1881

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