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[PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.] A Welcome Visitor. Auckland, To-day. ' Mr Ritso, the agent of some English capitalists, who, it is expected, may be induced to take up the construction of the Thames and Te Aroha Railway, has come up from Wellington, and will visit, the Thames. ' ■ r Fatal Results of an Accident.. John Welch, whose leg was crushed in the bush on Saturday, died in the hospi* tal yesterday from mortification. Deceased steadfastly refused amputation. Without Opposition. Napier, To-day. Dr Spencer, the present Mayor, was the only nomination for the Mayoralty to-day. • ! Harbor Improvement. From the fact that thirty engineers have applied for plans and descriptions of the Napier Harbor, it is thought that a good many designs for the improvement'works will be sent in. The accepted design obtains LSOO. Shearing. Fine weather has now set in, and shearing, which has been seriously retarded by late unusual rains, is now in active operation. o The Wellington Mayoralty. Wellington, To-day. Mr Andrew Young and Mr Georg* Fisher were nominated to-day for ;th* mayoralty. The election takes, place on the 29 th. Post-Sessional. Nelson, To-day. _ . ■ Mr Hursthouse, M.H.R., addressed hits constituents at Upper Motueka last night, and received a vote of thanks and confidence. On the preceding night He spoke at Motueka, and was paid a similar compliment. Carriage of Coal. Greymouth, To-day, From private advices it is learned' that tenders have been called for-at Melbourne to know at what rate 10,000 tons. Greymouth coal can be conveyed from here and delivered in Melbourne. RescindedChristchurch, To-day.-The Lyttelton Regatta Committee have rescinded the rule compelling boats entered for the Champion Four-oared Race to carry coxswains. Extremely Hot. The weather to-day is extremely hot. A Popular Mayor. At the Council Chambers at noon today the Mayor, Mr J. G. Ruddenklau, was presented with a magnificent testimonial of silver plate, in recognition of the manner in which he had fulfilled the duties of his office during the International Exhibition year. He was also presented with a gold locket for the Mayoress (Mrs Ruddenklau). Both testimonials were the result of public subscriptions. •' ■ All Unopposed. Mr J, G. Ruddenklau was re-elecred Mayor of Christchurch to-day unopposed*; Mr John Joyce (for Sydenham) and the Hon. J. T. Peacock (for St. Albans) were also re-elected unopposed.

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 799, 22 November 1882

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 799, 22 November 1882

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