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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

[iMSft PRESS .ISSnUEATTON-] l>**noi»»r» ,'Trrmn. . Dtotkdin, Occober 2*. Neither evening papers will publish tomorrow. The weather (shows signs of clearing. A test case is to be brought to dobornrina.wiie.th.er Ksnmen,'who happen to ; be domiciled hero at, ihe time of election, can be put on the rolls. * /JPhc. Aii;i«<;jJ *Jonrf. Wellington. October 27. The Appeal Court opened this morning. Mr Justice Connolly was absent, having been ctilltid to Blenheim through a family bereavement. The; AVanganui case of Watt v. the Attorney-General was argued. This appeal was from the decision of the Chief "Justice: The appeal was dismissed. A Kiimbllnr; J)*r«<.M»eiiti«>«. The police have laid information against Charles Cresm,. the proprietor of the shop on which fchey raided last night, charging him with' keeping a cominoji ganiing' house. Government have received a number of t speeml reports and pamphlets dealing with phylloxera, which; they are having abridged for distribution throughout ithe colony. ,\ - Suicide. Nelson, October 27Early this morning John Webster, third son of Mr Malcolm Webster, a wellknown old citizen, shot, himself through the heart with a rifle. He was heard to leave the house at four o'clock, and not having returned an hour later, his brother went to look for him, and heard a iliot from, an unoccupied house close by. Death was instantaneous. Deceased !was 23 years, and a fine young fellow .and general favorite. 'Twelve months ago he met with a fall on the back of tlni hjead, and ever since has been subject to fits of depression. Clirfstchnrch Item*. Christchuroh, October 27. In response to a request from aii influential deputation, Mr Manning, the present Mayor, has consented to Offer himself for rfe-election. It is understood that ten railway hknds who were suspended <■'■■ have been reOthers will be taken on when "vacancies occur. It is said those who have returned have practically renounced the Railway Servants' Society as at present constituted. .. • ;

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2554, 27 October 1890

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2554, 27 October 1890

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