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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(PXB PRESS ASSOCIATION.;

Shipping. Wellington, January 2. The sh'p Jessie Headman, Captain Qfbson, attired yesterday afternoon from LtTetpool, whloh port ahe left on the 4th September.' Customs Betnrns. The customs reoelpti for December, there being leTeral small retarm yet to eomelr, are £106,419 at agalnat 105,068 lot the corresponding month of last wi, The beet duty for tbe lame month to £6364. Sereral imall retnrna hare yet to oodm* The amount for the correspond* ing period of last jear «aa £6235. Death of an old Identity. Thomai Smith, a rery old settler at Horoklwl Valley died on Monday, aged •ighty-nlne. - The Holiday. Duhsdin, Jantwry 2. The weather waa magnificent for yeaterday'a holiday. AH tbe maritime ezetMtiona ware largely patronised, nearly * thousand going to Oamaro by the Waihofa. The Caledonian Spovti were attended by oloie on vine thousand persons. Noel, who was In grand form, won the principal erent, the Caledonian I'Handleap, winning the 120 yard* event, .•and finishing sesond In the 350 jards, ha jprizj money amounted to £26. Houston Twaa second, and HoOabe third . Wlntrnp von the three mile walking race, and Thompson tbe mile race In a moat hollow fashion. The weather to-day Is again glorloai ■

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VIII, Issue 2026, 2 January 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VIII, Issue 2026, 2 January 1889

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