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Mmmg 1 m AnclciamT, Auckland, July 28. The crushing on the new Kuatonu goldfields still continues afc the average of five or six ounces to the ton. Last week a sixth yield was 133 ounces from 30 tons. A return has just come to hand of 841bs of Puhipuhi stone treated at Clyde ore crushing and chlorinating works, Sydney. The result was 6 dwts 8 grains of gold, and 118oz 16dwts 22 grains of silver to the ton. P. S. Urown, and J. D. McKenzie go on Monday to Wellington. The latter is a pioneer prospector of Wairiki. They wanted to take a " brick " of silver with them, but a watchmaker bought it, and is working it into rings and ornaments. They will, however, take the first gold obtained from the Caledonian. JV«w Zealand CrOTernomhfp. Wellington, July 28. The "New Zealand Times" says:— Lord Onslow wishes to remain m New Zealand, and would not accept a transfer to any other colony. .A_n Al»ac«ntler. The Sydney police state that J. E. Robinson, for whose arrest a warrant is out, did not go there by the Tarawera as supposed. He is believed to be still m New Zealand. 9Ca«onic. The first communication of the Grand Lodge of Freemasons since its constitution will be held this evening. About 200 members are expected to be present. Itatlwav Ivrvanta <Sriev»ii« «,■*•«. At a meeting of the local branch of the Railway Servants Society it was stated that piece work had been introduced m violation of the understanding with the Commissioners. Two men so engaged only made 15s 4d a week, their ordinary rate being 9s to 10s per day. It was decaded to bring the matter before the railway authorities and the Executive. Th« Vogrel Claim. The Solicitor-General, on behalf of the Government, has accepted service of a writ by Sir Julius Yogel. Suicide. Martox, July 28. A young man named Gillespie shot himself this morning. OThe JPublle Work* *cr»nil>le. Nelson, July 28. A public meeting, which promises to be the largest ever held m Nelson, will take place to-night to protest against any further delay m constructing the Belgrove section, and requesting the Government to strictly adhere to the contract.
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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2476, 28 July 1890
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2476, 28 July 1890
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