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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(F-U. press assooiaiion.) Wrllingtok, November 10 A man named William Heaphy was killed while bush fei line; yesterday at Haloombe. He leaves a wife and family. A six roomed house and grocer's Bbop, occupied by Matilda Ramsay, Courtenay Place, was gutted by fire at 5 a.m. Ihe stook waa insured m the Victoria for £225, and the building, which was owned by P. Coffey, m the New Zealand Office tor £300. Timaru, November 10. Bruoa's oatmeal mill, the building which was blown over by a gale a few weeks ago, and has since been restored and strengthened, was offered for sale to-day under order of tha Court at the request of the mortgagees; It waa bought by the mortgagees at £2000, their claim being more than half as muoh again. It will probably be started working again. Invercargill, November 10, A rabblter named Cornelius Cough lan was accidentally shot dead by hla brother Wdli-m, while out rabbiting at Fairfax on Monday. It is believed that several Maoris about Riverton know of the existenoo of a track, uped by tbe aboiigines m olden times, between Southland and the West Coast. Great interest is now taken m the locality owing to recent explorations between Lake Te Anau aad Milford Sound. There is every indication tbat the overland route will bo largely used m the summer months. The unseanonable weather of late gavo place yesterday to general warmth and brilliant sunshine, and picnics, cricket, shooting matches and excursions by land and eea were the order of the day. In town th* chief event was the regatta, but oute.de attractions drew tbe bulk of the holiday-makers.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1993, 10 November 1888

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1993, 10 November 1888

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