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LATEST TELEGRAMS.

[FJ» MUMS AMOCU.MON.] Timaku, November 3. At 2.30 a.m. a fire broke out in a row of four small shops next the Ship Hotel, and destroyed three of them, vis., Murdoch (painter), Shields (tobacconist), and Clancy (shoemaker). The four shops were insured for £300—Murdoch and Shields £100 each—all in National.. Murdoch loses £120, besides which Clancy (uninsured) loses £26, Dunidin, November 3. The body of James Wilson was found in the harbor yesterday afternoon. He had been lately employed at Sparrow's foundry, and was supposed to have gone to Sydney three weeks ago. Deceased was aged 35, and leaves a wife and fsmily in Wellington. He is supposed to have fallen overboard while boarding a alongside the wharf. The body is believed to have became entangled in the woodwork since deceased was first missed. Catherine Scott, a married woman, attempted to commit suicide yesterday by taking sugar of lead. Constable Daley showed forth the benefits of lecent ambulance lectures by administering an antidote, which saved Che woman's life, and for doing so was complimented \y the Justices before whom the woman was brought to-day, The charge was- dismissed. Weimngtok, November 6. A peculiar case is reported from Feathergton, John Granger, a ganger on the Eimufcftka summit, states he quarrelled with his wife, and that she cit his fchrewbwifchaknife. Qn the other hand Mrs flrancer states her lmsband Pfime home* drunk, and attempted to utp hi* IZ knife o» hor. glw ]eft th? lolT S returnedin»eU P*»ts uSIS? found her husband lying" JU W, FW*l»?'

| but did not then know.: his throat hvas cue. The wound is in front of the thrfoat, about 1£ inches in length. Medina assistance was obtained, but the wound is not dangerous. Granger has been arrested on a charge of attempted suicide, and remanded. Nelson, November 1. Early this morning Mi: Scott's .Placing and Sawmills, Trafalgar Street North, wat totally destroyed by Are. The los£ in machinery, timber,- planes, etc., is estimated at £300. The whole premises were insured in the National for £60(^, of which there is only £100 on the portion destroyed. , ' \

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LATEST TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2560, 3 November 1890

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LATEST TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2560, 3 November 1890

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