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Grbymouth, November 6. News has just come m that the' Black Ball Coal Company struck the coal which they have been driving for for a long time. The tunnel was m 30ft when the manager, Mr Lindop, decided to bore before going further. The «qaj was struck after boring 40ft, almost according to the manager's calculations. Re bored 4ft through the coal, which seems of grand quality. It is estimated that there are nine million tons of coal which can be worked dry, being the largest area of similar coal formation known/ Wanganui, November 5. A man named John Pennell was killed at the Heads this afternoon. He was standing with his back against the side of a cutting lately made m connection with the new railway station, when a piece of earth fell and threw him against a dray, his head coming m contact with the back of the dray so that his brains were knocked out. The deceased was well known here, being a member of the Naval Brigade, Union Boating Club, and Fire Brigade. An inquest will be held tomorrow. ' WEixnroTON* November 5. The coal supply foe household purposes is still short, and prices rule nigh. Kitchen and Sons' soap works has stopped operations for the present owing to want of coal. Further informations for stone throwing were preferred to-day against the youths concerned m the late outrage at the Hutt, m which the young man Smith lost his. life, and the accused were fined 40s and costs. ■ ' - Government have definitely refused the labor party the block of land asked for m Forty Mile Bush. •r •

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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2563, 6 November 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2563, 6 November 1890

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