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The Panama Canal.

I , A ( DISMAL FAILURE, „ Tlie 'Commission Oof Engineers dis-' patched to Panama to investigate the con.dition of affairs, returned to Paris on :April;"2nd-: Their story is a dismal one/ De Lesteps is plunged into the "depths "pf despondency' and is obliged to'confess that the Canal scheme is a complete j failure. The Commissioners say that an immense amount of work is still necessary but money is not forthcoming. Several contractors are charged with swindling I and will probably be brought to account. ?'• " • * i i *.

The doathi of 458 persons of tlic ago of 75 J year.? nnd upwards oecured last year in j 'Melbourne. Of these 244 were mules, and 14 female*' . i

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The Panama Canal., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2415, 1 May 1890

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The Panama Canal. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2415, 1 May 1890

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