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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(PIR FBBBI ABBOOUTXOJT,) The Bnrvey Department. New Flimooth, April 2. The chief Butveyor here, Mr Thomas Humphries, has received notice of his removal to Auckland where he will take «barge. He has been connected with the Borvey Department In this district for thirty-two years. Supposed Fatality. Mr John Uiilott who came In from Mokan on Toesdaj, reports coming across • piebald horse with a saddle and bridle aod a tether rope attached to the laddie, without a rider, close to the month of the Mokau river. It has been ascertained that a yonng man named Urry, who was •xpeeted at Araklno fl>x mills, bad not turned op, and It Is surmised that In tryjog to cross the riyer be hid been swept from bis horse and drowned. Enquiries are being made. Sudden Death. A sadden death ocoured at Ingle wood yesterday William Orczler a, pensioner, late of the 27 th regiment dropped dead. ** Labor Troubles. * Westport, April 2. The town Is In a state of excitement this morning. The Labor Union are preparing to ship away the 40 men who arrived for Wllkle's contract. All the men employed In the quarries oame up to-day to flint \a trvlDg to get the men to go to work. Wilkles, the contractors, were several times hooted. There Is much exqted argument, but nothing farther.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2100, 2 April 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2100, 2 April 1889

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