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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

[per press association.]

Finding- of i% Skcl«tAii. WoODVILLE, August 1. A skeleton was found m the bush near Pahiatua, supposed to be the remains of C. H. Weber, formerly Provincial Engineer for Hawke's Bay, who went into the bush m that locality m 1885. No trace of him could be found, though a diligent search was made m the bush at the time. Custom* lletnrnn.. Wellington, August 1. The Customs Returns for the past month show a total of £127,381 lls 3d. The total for the corresponding period of 1889 was £126,015 15s 2d. The total beer duty collected throughout the Colony last month was £3801 14s Id. For the corresponding month of last year the total was £3803 14s 9d. Wellington Tramway*. Mr Hall, purchaser of the city tramways, formerly had Cobb and Co's coaches between here and Foxton. He proposes to adopt the Union rules as far as possible, the men working twelve hours a day, with. Isper hour for Sunday work. Xl»« Jlruiiiirrton Co»lniln«rs Di*pat« Greymotjth, August 1. At a late hour last night information was received that, at a general meeting, miners at Br miner ton had decided to withdraw their resolution, and accept twopence per ton reduction, conditionally on Government and the Union Company making a similar sacrifice, and will withdraw their tools from the mines this morning at 9 o'clock. Both sides appear determined to adhere to the position taken up. Bnlctrt4». Christchtjrck, August 1. Abraham Henry Denton, 57 years old, a cabman, hung himself last night. His wife left him two years ago, and latterly he has been m a despondent frame of mind.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2480, 1 August 1890

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2480, 1 August 1890

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