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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(FEE PBBSB ASSOCIATION.) Taranaki Iron Works. New Plymouth, March 22. An accident happened at Henui Ironworks to-day. Some woodwork oa tbe top\)f the cupola caught fire, and a man named Reiden Went up to tear it away, when the flames a... end ng from the furnace severely burnt bim about tbe face and arms. Owing to running short of fuel it is proposed to blow out tho fnmoa to-day.

Land Sales.

Wellington, Maroh 22. At the Governmeut land sale, out of £15,572 worth disposed of, £12 592 wss for perpetual leases. Tbe . Manawatu Railway Oompany offer 54,000 aores today. Staff Changes. The result tf the changes In tbe City Coun.il staff Is tbat R. Loogbrey, Oity Engineer, has resigned. Tbe office of Town Clerk and Oity Solioltor, hitherto combined, has been separated. This ia generally considered aa a retrogade step, the appointment of a lawyer as town olerk having saved the oity a very large sum of money In the past. Bad Sanitation. There are 117 houses m the oity ln thoroughly bad sanitary condition. Defence Expenditure. The Minißter for Justice and Defence aatimates that his expenditure during the year will be within the votes. The oost of the Te Kootl expedition was all defrayed ont of enrrent revenue. Dog Show. At the annnal Bog' show to--day there -B-faid to be a larger number"of exhibits j than at aDy previous show m the colony. . There are 268 entries. All classes will be yepreeentgd, those for Terriers and Collies being particularly strong.

Alleged Larceny.

TiMAKu, Maroh 22. The proieoulion for laroeny against Blrreli, Olerk to tbe Deputy Assignee, has been farther adjourned for a week. The Weather. Rain let fn at noon from the North West

A Threat.

Oamabu, March 22. A man named Duncan Gilchrist, was ahareed at the R.M, Oourt to-day with attempting to shoot a farmer named John ÜbDbnald, living at Otppopo. No evidence was takenf aoouseu* being. remanded.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 22 March 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 22 March 1889

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