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The steamer Langtbn Grange, which arrived from the Old Country last night, brought 53 immigrants for New Zealand. Of that number 12 are for Auckland, 31 for Wellington, 9 for Lyttelton and 2 for Duhedin. The immigrants are principally of the farming class and many off'them are fairly-' well-to-do. There are a number, of wives coming out to join their husbands, and also several families who have sold ii-p their belongings in the Old Country to m aKe a fresh start in this Dominion.

A middle-aged man named Herbert Wood,-a wharf labourer, was accidentally injured whilst engaged in loading operations on, the s.s. Kia Ora this morning. A bale of wool, coming down into the hold of the vessel, had much more momentum than -Wood's estimate allowed for, and before he could get out of its path, it 'had' jammed him' against the stanchions. He was removed to the hospital, whore it was found that he had received a serious 'bruise in. the small ot, the back; It is not yet known -'whether j . "•••a ' J

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Auckland Star, Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 84, 8 April 1909

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Auckland Star Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 84, 8 April 1909

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