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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

Tito Unemployed. Auoklaicd, December 11. Mr D. Ooldie, M.H.R., and a deputation of the unemployed, waited upon Mr Richardson, Minister for Lands, yesterday. The Minister was unfavorable to giving relief works or opening a labor bureau! Pensioner Settlements. Oapt Doveney interviewed the Minister relative to the pensioner settlement scheme, Mr Rlohardson advised the men to fcrm a ipeotal settlement Association.

Fire at Gisborne:

Gr»BO*NB, December 11. About two this morning a fire broke out In Low street, m a six roomad house owned by the Union Bank and occupied by Messrs F. Morgan, Grant, and Nicool. The ooeupsDtß barely eso»ped m their nlpht clothes and saved nothing. A four roomed cottage adjoining, owned by Mr E. Brown and oooupled by 0. Buller w»k baroed to the ground. The fhtnts got hold of a ten roomed house occupied by G. Bourke, bat were extinguished without serious damage. Insuranoe— Six roomed boaee, £250 In Union Office ; on fiottsgo £150 In New Zealand and £50 on Morgan's effects m the Union, There is no clue to the origin of the fire. Fatal Accident.

New Plymouth, December 11.

A fatal accident occurred yesterday near Ingle wood. Danl. Wood head was about to nnyoke bullocks from a dray, but before he had ttken out the pair one of the animals started, crojhlng Woodbead between the pole and the dray and Itself. Tha man was internally Injured and died last night. Bootmakers' Strike.

Ohbisxohuboh, December 11.

The bootmakers' strike ii settled. A meeting between the Union and masters last night failed to oome to terms. The cmd will not work unless the strict letter of the etatement of prloei Is adhered to. They offer the appointment of a Committee to revise the statement.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2010, 11 December 1888

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2010, 11 December 1888

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