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The Stewart Island Tin Mines.

Wbujngton, April 1. Mr McKey, Government geologist has gent m a report on tha workings at Pegasus Sound. He details bis examination of the deposits, the general result of which was to uhow that the wash ww m moßt instances very thin though there were unconfirmed reports of deposits as much as thirteen feet thick. As to the paying prospects Mr McKay says more must be done before he can pronounce decidedly, but tbat from the indicetiom he is inciaed to think other aiid much richer deposits may be found. On the whole his report is not of aa optimist character. . Gun Accident. Oamaru, Aptil 1. On Saturday, a railway surfaceman HBmed Rus:atch, while haadHng a gun when out rabbit shooting got his hand bo badly injured by the accidental explosion of the gnn that the band had to be atnpu tated . The man 's hat was blown to pieces by the discharge. While the young man was being brought to his borne a Biater, heariog of the accident, tan out to meet him, when she accidentally fell into a deep .ditoh and broke her arm. The doctor's services were required at the same time for brother and sister Sudden Death DuNEDnr, April 1. John Hoare, bricklayer, died suddnly at Green Island. Verdict, *Dea'hfrom natural caußes " Tbe Exhibition Mr A. J. Towaey has been reoommended for appointment as musical cod doctor at the Exhibition.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2099, 1 April 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2099, 1 April 1889

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