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Westnort Ooal.

Welmnotok, 'August 2. The Westport eosl export month was, 7308 tons— -the largest on record. Land Returns. Tbo Mi -later for L»nds has forn'uhel the followiog retnrcß pf lands disponed pf daring ho quaifcr ending Jane 30, 1889 : — Oae hundred and sixty oash selector, took up 12 303 sores ; 87 deferred payment selectors, 10,200 aores ; 202 perpotual lease, 57,400 aores ; fourteen rm»ll grszng ran*, 34,000 acras * ltQ pastoral las-tew, 2 875,000 acres; total, 655 selectors, 2,990 966 »oroß. The Bush Accident, New Pi. _ mouth, August 2 • At tho inquest on thebo'y of Harry Marsh, kill d whilst bush falling new Inglewood* it waß shown that the branch of a tree fell and pmaehed the back of the BkuU and broke the arm of tho deceased. Dea'h waa ioßt&n aneous. A vordlct of ' Accidental death " wae returned. Land* Th9re ib great enquiry bore for country lande by strangers coming Into the pace, and several fainvj have of late changed hands ut good fitU'ec: " Lfhel. In bison, August 2. At Ihe R.M, Oourt Thcans Mabln, of. Auckland, wss committed for trial on four charges of libel sga'nst James Solandera of the firm of Slanders and Co. 8.1 l was allowed self £100 and two £50, m each asao. Technical Education. Timaru, August 2. Mr Hogben, headmaster of the Timaru High school, stated to the B)crd last night that there w»s a probability of pressure b.lng put on High Sohool Boards by Government to Induce tbem to supply a measure of technical eduoation. Perjury. L>UN-DiH f August 2. At the Oity Pollae Ojurt to-day Wallace was committed for trial for per j ary arising out of the recant pioaedution for oattle stealing, .

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2189, 2 August 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2189, 2 August 1889