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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

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Unauccvirfiil S*»reh tor a missingWoodville, August 18. A Jarge search party assembled m the Gorge yesterday to make search for the body of the missing man, Walton. The Lush and river were thoroughly searched, *ndthe only traces found were a tarcel of photographs and a letter which belonged to deceased. A letter was previouly found on the Gorge bridge, and on Saturday a bank deposit receipt was found m the river below the lower bridge. The matter is still a mystery, but it is now believed the body is m the river aud that Walton was thrown from his horse into the river from the Gorge bridce, or otherwise got m. San Francisco Mnil 8«rrle«. Wellington, August 18. The Government have received a cable message from Mr Creighton, Postal Agent at 'Fnsco, that the Tonnage Subsidy Bill has not passed, but the United States Government offers a subsidy of £12,000 for one year. Government do not consider ;this enough. C«-operation The Railway Servants here talk of forming a Co-operative Association. «tr«>Tinnuth <n»al Difficulty. Correspondence is going on between the Premier and Mr Lomas r,e the Greymouth «oal difficulty, but nothing has been settled yet. Mr Lomas had another interview with Ministers this morning, JBur<h<|iiMk*. TIMAIIU, AugUßt 18. \ slight shock of earthquake was felt here at 5.20 p.m. last evening. The direction was indefinite. Dunikdin, August 18. It is understood that Mr J. L. Gillies has resigned the Secretaryship of the Otago Harbour Board.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2494, 18 August 1890

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2494, 18 August 1890

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