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To-day's Telegrams

United Press Association—Ky Electric Telegraph Gisborne, Jane 7 A young man was yesterday fined £1 for wrongfully declaring to the Registrar of Electors that he was not under 21 years of age. Ckristcitukck, June 7 The public opening of the electric trami ways to Papanui w»s inaugurated yesterday ! and was carried out without mishap. Five | car/?, all that are at present available, were i run at intervals of ten minutes. They i were not driven at high speed, the motor- • m^n exercising considerable caution. There were some dislocations of the service, but upon tbo whole the running was regular and satisfactory. The cars were well patronised by the public, especially befcweeni noon and 5 p.m., many riding on account »f the novelty. In many instances the rolling ttock could not deal with the traffic offering. Inspector Gillies, who was injured m Monday's accident, is reported to be propressing favourably though he is suffering much pain. Waihi Jmne 7JS A shocking fatality occurred at the Waihi mine on Monday night when John Loft, a miner, fell out of thG cage during its ascent, pitching headlong to tho bottom, a distance of 450 ft. The body was fearfully mangled } and the head was umashfld to pulp. He leaves a wife and three young children. Thames, June 7. The recent heavy rains havn lil«riffld thousands of kauri logs. Reports from th» back country state that the most successful drives took place, some of the laigist for years. The result is that many tiiou sands of logs are now available, and the mills will be busy for a long time to come. Lately there has boen a g.eafc r»vival m the flax-milling industry. The mills are working night and day to cope with the work. Largo American orders have been received, and it is stated that sevt r 1 important contracts have been entered into. Dunedin, June 7 Mr A. S. Adams, President of the New Zaaland Alliance, will definitely contest Dunedin Central with Mr Millar.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6589, 7 June 1905

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To-day's Telegrams Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6589, 7 June 1905

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