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Christohuboh, July 22 A daring attempt was made last night to thrjw the Lyttelton train off the rails. As tbe 9 p.m. train wav about 100 yards from the Lyttelton end of the mou h of the tunnel the engibe prasried tbfpugb pieces of metal, known as ohalrß^'ma loi\ onsly plaoed there. Luckily, the engine was slowing down and' to dot through the ohairs, which are made of oaf t Iron, wtthv ouLdifliqnlfcy,. 3 The per: petrators .are sup : posed to be drunken sailors oe larrikins. There is no clue yet.

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ATTEMPT TO WHECK A THAIN Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2180, 23 July 1889

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