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Nelson, July 21. A hunchback whale, 56 feet long, was stranded on Tonga Beach* last week.. It has been towed over to Boulder Bank, where it will be tried out. The estimated value is £200. Snicidv. Oamaru, July 17. John Johnston, for many years hotelkeeper at Waitaki South, committed suicide, by hanging himself to a beam m his stable this morning. He has been clinking heavily, and was m financial difficulties. Siipi»re»slnjr Iwque*** Dunedin, July 21. An evening paper having asserted that a number of inquests had lately been held at Seacliff, and the proceedings kept secret m cases where patients made away with themselves, Dr King writes to the Press that it is not his business to intimate inquests to papers. Publicity, however, is given m the district. .Tli« «*ictMr«P«|«e Atlas At the Magistrate's Court a number of subscribers to the Picturesque Atlas are being sued. Considerable interest' is being taken m the proceedings, as a test case, and residents m one district have formed a defence fund.
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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2470, 21 July 1890
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2470, 21 July 1890
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