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To-day's Telegrams.

United Press Association-—Per Electric Telegraph. Wanga.nui, June 10 A private cable received here yesterday from Major Hughes states that the Bisley team have arrived m Loudon all well. Palmerston North, .Tune 10 Entries closed yesterday for the Winter Show, commencing here on the 20th inst. There is a substantial increase on last year's figures. A hundred and i'orfcy-or.e exhibits m dairy produce are entered, and 429 entries m roots, vegetables, and fruits, against 4611 ast year. la the poultry section l'so|i3nfries are recorded, as against 9211; S'> year. All space available for machinery 13 token up. The G-overnor has consented to open the exhibition. Chrtktchurch, June l" Eumours of a disquieting nature regarding a similar case to that given prominonce to by Mr Taylor at the conference on social questions recently, have been m circulation here for the past day or two. In tha present case, to which Mr Seddon is supposed to have hinted m replying to a deputation yesterday,the person imp'icatel held a respectable position and is alleged to have left the colony. Allegations are made that he tampered with a girl whose nge is stated to be tinder fifteen, who was m service m his house. Medical men have seen the girl, but m accordance with the etiquette of the profession decline to give any information. It is understood, however, that they have carefully considered whether os not the girl is a victim of hysteria. The friends of the person implicated state that he has acted injudiciously m leaving the city, but they consider'thnt his action was due to his highly sensitive nature. The report submitted at tho annual meeting inoonnection with Nurse Maude's men's camp for consumptives ehowed that private subscriptions amounted to £722 19s 2d, while £323 7s 7d: was received from collecHons made by unions, hands, concerts, etc. The camp has accommodation for twenty patients, and since its formation m April, 1904, 63 patients havo been admitted, of whom 25 were discharged as cured. A credit of £131 Is 44 is m hand. Dr Greenwood referred to the percentage of cures i obtained as the highest m the world.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6592, 10 June 1905

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To-day's Telegrams. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6592, 10 June 1905

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