[PKH PRESS ASSOCIATION-1 Drowned. Gisborne, To day. A man named Dan James was drowned at Ormond yesterday. He tried to swim the river wtei drunk. Shorter Hours. Blenheim, To-day. The Blenheim carpenters have decided to give three months’ notice to employers that working hours will be reduced from 48 to 46 per week. They have also decided to form a branch of the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners. Found Dead. Dunedin, To day. James Bussell, a laborer, was found dead in Findlay’s timber yard yesterday. He had been drinking heavily of late. Local Option. Port Chalmers, by a small majority, decided against the increase of licenses. Inquest. At the inquest on the body of James Bussell, a verdict of died from heart disease was returned.
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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1518, 20 April 1885
TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1518, 20 April 1885
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