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Keceived July 12, 10.20 a.m. An Earthquake. Sydney, July 12 A severe shock of earthquake occurred at Delena in New Guinea on May 16th. Houses rocked to and fro, but no serious damage was done. Leprosy. A few daya ago a white "woman was convicted of attempting to poison a Kanaka with whom, along with another Kanaka, she had been living. Yesterday it was discovered that both Kanakas were Buffering from leprosy in an advanced form. It is stated that the symptoms of arsenical poisoning are identical with a certain stage of leprosy development.
Lost in the Snow. Hobaet, July 12 A youth named Hansen wag lost aud perished in the snow.
A High Commissioner for Australia. Melbottbne, July 12 A High Commissioner Bill will take a prominent place in Mr Deakin's programme.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905
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