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Knrth<|unk«. Wancsanui, August 15. A protracted earthquake shock was felt at ten minutes to seven this morning, travelling north to south. The shock was preceded by a loud rumbling noise, lasting some seconds. Wellington, August 15 Two distinct shocks of earthquake were, experienced about ten minutes to seven o'clock this morning. The direction was apparently north to south. tJnfrulttul aeurch for n mlamlng- !m»n Woodville, August 15. The bush m the vicinity of where Mr Walton was missed has been searched without avail during the past two days. It is now feared he met with foul play. A Pi*fsk*d .Buttle B*tw««n fttoiii— Ihrow«ri. Dunedin, August 15. Twelve lads, ages ranging from 12 to 15, were charged at the Police Court today with stone-throwing. Evidence showed that a large number of children assembled on Sunday last m Walker street, and 'began a battle with stones, brick, and mud, until the street was literally covered with rubbish. The Bench commented on the growing tendency of colonial youth to develop larrikin ism, and cautioned and convicted defendants. A tt«'jnil»te«l Huiriilc. A man named Lloyd, while suffering from drink, attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat, at Branch Creek, near Cardrona. He was removed to Cromwell hospital.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2492, 15 August 1890

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2492, 15 August 1890

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