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Wellington, July 15. The superintendent of the Eastern Extension Cable Company at Wakapuaka, advises the Press Association that probably one, if not two of the Company's repairing steamers will arrive m the vicinity of the breaks on Tuesday or Wednesday at latest. Tests from Port Darwin and Roebuck Bay show all three cables broken close to Banjoewangi. The Telegraph Department here has been advised by Mr Todd, Superintendent of Telegraphs for South Australia, that the s.«. Adelaide has i;>een chartered to leave Port Darwin for Banjoewangi at 11 a.m. on Tuesday. If communication is interrupted west of Banjoewangi she will go to Saurabaya or other ports having communication with Batavia and Singapore, and will wait there forty-eight hours for replies.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2466, 14 July 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2466, 14 July 1890