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TELEGRAMS.

[per press association.] Flattering. Tauranga, To-day. Mr Kelly addressed the electors at Kati Kati last night, when the following resolution was passed :—. “ This meeting regrets that Mr Kelly should have gone to the trouble of addressing us; that we are pledged and mean to support the candidature of Mr Stewart to the utmost of our power, but as a matter of courtesy we wish to thank Mr Kelly for his address. A Saw-mill on Fire. New Plymouth, To-day. A fire broke out last evening at Webster Bros.’ saw-mill in Liardet street, which, notwithstanding that a strong southerly gale was blowing at the time, was got under before the building was destroyed. Passed Away. Wellington, To-day. Intelligence has been recoieed here of the death in Melbourne of Edward Masters, of Greymouth, formerly M.H.R. Sporting. All the seven acceptors for the Spring Handicap have made the final payment. Returned Unopposed. Nelson, To-day. Mr Leyestam was the oidy candidate proposed for the City of Nelson, and was declared duly elected amidst loud applause. Electoral. Hokitika. To-day. The nomination of candidates took place at noon to-day. Two candidates were nominared —Richard Caldwell Reid and Gerald George Fitzgerald. The show of hands was in favor of Reid, A Lucky Find. Greymouth, To-day. Mr E. Rowe’s report on Langdon’s claim, Paparoa ranges, shows the existence of a lode of almost pure ore, 40ft, thick, composed of antimony and silver in various forms and combinations ; gold is also visible in places. There are great facilities for working the lode. Alteration in the Running of the Christchurch-Dunedin Trains. Dunedin, To-day.

In about ten days’ time the express train between Dunedin and Christchurch will be acceleiatod by an hour and a quarter. Instead of leaving Dunedin at 7.30 a. m. it will not leave till 8.10, arriving at Christchurch at 7.45 p.m. The Christchurch (rain will leave a quarter of an hour later than at present, and will arrive here at 7-40 p. m. The only places at which the trains will stop between Dunedin and Oamaru will be Port Chalmers, Waikouiati, and Palmerston; the*

smaller stations will bo served by local trains. His PlatformMr Donnelly, a candidate for the Peninsula, addressed the electors of South Dunedin, obtained a hearty reception; and received a unanimous vote of confidence. The candidate announced himself an independent supporter of the Government, a strong Free Trader, favored the the legalisation of the eight hours’ movement, was opposed to separation, supported the Otago Central railway, and favored Dible-ivading in schools, with a conscience clause.

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 504, 29 November 1881

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 504, 29 November 1881

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