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LATEST TELEGRAMS.

[per press association.] Wellington, August 7. A short time ago, m consequence of representations from Dunedin, backed up by farmers, the local Chamber of Com lnerce, and the Milburn Lime Company, the Railway Commissioners made a considerable concession m rates for agricultural lime. The Commissioners now claim that the Company has raised prices nearly thirty per cent, so that, notwithstanding the reduction, it costs farmers tw ro shillings per ton more than before. The amount saved by the reduction is transferred to the Company. Dunedin, August 7. William Robertson, 71 years of age, was found dead m bed this morning, at North Dunedin. Heart disease is supposed to be the cause of death.

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LATEST TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2485, 7 August 1890

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LATEST TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2485, 7 August 1890

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