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TELEGRAMS.

[run press association.] Opening of a Railway Line. Auckland, Yesterday. The Holensville-Kaipara Railway was opened through to Heicnsvillo to-day. The settlors were greatly pleased. The Zealandia. Auckland, To-day. The mail steamer Zelandia has arrived. She discharged the mails at Motuihi. She brought no passengers, and has a clean bill of health. She awaits the outward passengers and mails at the heads. Latest from Te Whiti. OI’UNAKB, July 18. At the Parihaka meeting yesterday Honi Pihama’s wife, on entering the village, held up on a supplejack L2OO as a present for Te Whiti. The prophet, in addressing his people, enjoined them not to interfere with the constabulary, pulling down fences, as hostilities had passed. The Mines. Reefton, Yesterday. The Welcome Company’s return for the week is 7820zs amalgam from 90 tons quartz. The reef is about oft thick, and shows gold equal to 3oz per ton. The Golden Fleece Company crushed 5G tons quartz, and obtained IGSoz amalgam from the top plates and ripples. The Hopeful Company purpose letting the mine on tribute. During the week there has been a fair demand for shares in the Welcome, Golden Treasure, and United Alpine companies. Quotations are as follows : Buyers : United Alpine, LI 9s ; Keep it Dark, 14s Gd ; Golden Treasure, 7s ; Just in Time, Is Gd ; Eureka, Is 3d ; Welcome, 3s. Accidents in the Mountains. Dunedin, Yesterday. Two accidents are reported amongst the Wakatipu mountains. In one case a lad named Jack, who was out rabbiting, fell down the face of the rocks several hundred foot. It took a large party of men several hours to rescue him, and he is nut expected to recover. In the other case a man named Mcßae, in dismounting from his horse, fell over a precipice of 400 feet, and was killed instantaneously. A Wreck. A small cutter, named the Dove, was knocked to pieces, through missing stays, in the harbor yesterday. Bhe was insured for Lot) in the Now Zealand oflice. The Otago Central Railway. Mr David Proudfoot to-day telegraphed to tlie P'eniier his willingness to proceed at once with the construction of the Otago Central railway on the basis of the proposed grants to companies measure. A Wire in the Way. Dunedin, To-day. Mercer and wife v. The Queen, a claim for L 2,000 damages for injuries sustained through the alleged negligence of the Telegraph Department in leaving a wire across the road, is being tried before a special jury to-day. Dismissed.

The Resident Magistrate has decided that the Governor has no power to inflict a penalty for breach of the tramway regulations, and has dismissed the information against the defendant.

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 399, 19 July 1881

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 399, 19 July 1881

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