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RAILWAY RETURNS.

The returns for the four weeks ended 22nd June show the receipts to have been L 77.949, and the expenditure L52.C60. During the

ccvic.-imiiiliiitf imrifil last j«-ai- the rccfipt* were L7l,3«L\ ami the expeiiditun* L50,.x:7. <>l the receipts), the North inland lines yiehleil L'J'J,Ol.» as compared with L 21.074, and the Middle Island linea L 05.334, as against L 49.707. The North Island lines abaorlted 1.10,721, as compared with L 19.903; and tho Middle Island liu.\s L35,9;'.3, an against L 32.974. Calculated on a yearly average, thf proportion »f ospenditint! i, > rftVHum on the m;voral linen for tlit> respective periods in I*B9-88 was as follows :- Noith Island: Kawakawa, 75 39, 82.58; WliangarH, ::»,!«. fil> 'J2; Auckland, 7:.' 07, 7J.AI ; Napier, 54 99, fj. r ..21; Wellington, f.f.92, 75 81 ; "Wangamii, 09.14, M3O Middle Island: Huruuui-Bluif, 53.75, 50.23; Greymoutli, 05.42, 56.110; Westport, 4110, 47.80; kelson, 50.83, 90 04; Picton, 80.13, 109.80. Total, 57.69, 61.4.1. The following are the retutni for the Hurunui-Bluff section for the same period : 1889. 1888.

Passengers— 8. R. s. K. First-olass 9,110 10,430 8,201 15,310 Second -clasi 34,502 54,020 37,512 57,928 Total .. 43,621 74,050 45,773 73,244 Season Tickets . 289 No. 253 No. Parcels, eto. 18,x5. r > 18,2*2 3oodM— No No. Drays ,, 34 20 Cattle .. COO 077 Calves.. 20 105 Sheep .. 20,348 31,525 Plg8 .. •• 5,323 4,110 Total 32,389 Tons. 36 833 Tons. ChatT, cln. 3,310 1,430 Wool .. OSS sr.o Firewood 2,340 2,080 Timber 0,!I28 0.011 Orain .. , 47,455 41,712 Merchandise . 10,981 10,773 Minerals ... - 28,600 25,313 Total 109,538 01,208 Revenue— £ £ Passengers 12,494 11,661 Parcels and luggage 1,053 1.595 Goods .. 84.S37 £0,544 Miscellaneous . 977 877 Rents and commission .. •- 514 447 Total £49,977 £45,U6

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RAILWAY RETURNS., Evening Star, Issue 7977, 5 August 1889

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RAILWAY RETURNS. Evening Star, Issue 7977, 5 August 1889

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