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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(P3R PBRSS A8S00IA1I0N.) Glsborne OU Springs Gisbobne, November 8.. Mr Weaver, working maQßgor of the South Pacific Petroleum Company who has recently returned from America proceeded to the oil springs yesterday to make preparations for Meeting the supply of oil at the well. Wheo all ie ready he will InTlte the shareholders the pobllo and the press to bo present. The trial will most probably take place next week, Inaneßt JSapibb, November 8. The inqaest tn the body of the man found drowned m the Ngarata elver showed that the deoeaeed lost his life abont three weeks ago. There was noth inp on his clothes or m h!s Bwag to identify htm and no one has been reported mlislng. Though the body Is much decomposed, it is believed from its general appearance to be that of a young man. Supposed Theft Bulls, November 8. A man named * Inlay, a shoemaker, who has boeD working at Wanganal, has been arrested here on suspicion of having stoltn silver at Stratford, Ho was seen to leave the tr»in there and Immediately after to leave the station carrying something on his shoulder. Ha was oharged before Dr Bennett at Bulls yesterday afternoon and remanded to the 15'h mat at Marton. There are no traces of the bullion. Wellington Woollen Company. Wbllington, November 8. The Woollen Company ,hai decided to write off 12s per share for the purpose of liquidating the preliminary expenses amounting to £6650, which the Chairman explained was • drag on the Company, and prevented the shares reaching their propsr value. After some opposition and strong language by the Chairman levelled at tho people, who, he said, had been trying to ruin the Company, though it was paying well, a proposal to write off £1 per share was rtjsoted m favor cf the resolution above mentioned. New Gold-saving Process. Mr Thomas Melville writes from ■ Qlaegow to the Minister of Mines olaimlng after two years work to h«ve arranged for a trial of a new proceis of saving gold and silver from refractory ores, known as ; " Csssolls gold-saving process," It Is to be tried In the Crown Welcome , Sutre (•lo) and Sunny Corner Mines In the Karangabape district. Twenty tons of stone from the Crown mine was teited at Glasgow with the result that 87 per oent of bullion wpb saved. Mr Melville states he has spai-.t £1000 over the process snd asks if It Is » success that ho should ' by way of reo >mpense, be allowed to take up a claim of 200 nerea on easy conditions. ' Sndden Death Timaru, November 8. Mr George Small, for about 20 years In bnsiueis here as a bookseller, bat recently retired, died suddenly last night, aged 62, Heavy Rain There has been heavy rain all last night and to-day.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 8 November 1888

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 8 November 1888

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