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The following is the result of the A. J.C. Derby, run at Sydney ; on ' Saturday :-~ Gibraltar, 1; Gatling, 2; Wimbrel, 3. Gatling is a New Zealand 'bred horse. According to a (statement made by the "Hawkes Bay Telegraph''the Union Steam Ship Company has a,bout fifteen hundred persons m its employ; and expends m wages and other expenses more than a quarter o a million 1 sterling per annum. The wages paid to the men actually engaged m running the Company's forty-two steamers may be roughly estimated at flo,001) per month, and the money distributed m wages to wharf laborers and others employed m loading and discharging at the several ports is computed, at not less than £6000 per month*

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2518, 15 September 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2518, 15 September 1890

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