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CORRESPONDENCE.

(We do not hold ourselves responsible for tie opinions expressed by out correspondents.! THE WELLINGTON CARS v. DUNEDIN TRAMS. TO THE EDITOR, Sir,— Report tays that the Wellington cars have not been brought down here for legitimate competition, but in order to “get bought out” by the Dunedin Tram Company, as was done by the Wellington Tram Company. I hope that our Dunedin tram directors will not think of buying them off, but fight them on their own ground by starting penny sections. lam sure they will have the support of every Dunedinite. Surely we are already taxed enough for the benefit of WVllington ; we need not contribute further for tho support of tho inhabitants of the Empire City —I am, etc., Local Industry. Dunedin, August 20.

“ What Makes the Mighty Differ?”—A Chinaman charged before the Bench for fantan plaving, puzzled His Worship in Newcastle, 'N.S.W., by asking “ What for you finee me and no finee totalisator man ? Al!e same gamble, allc same sometime Chinaman cheatee, sometime the totalisator man chcatee, but allee same. You tink and say what for ? ” His Worship is still “ tinking.” There is considerable truth in tho observation of tho ‘Charleston Herald’ that “the idea of teaching every girl to thump a piano and every boy to be a bookkeeper will make potatoes Ll4 a ton in twenty years.”

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CORRESPONDENCE., Issue 7990, 20 August 1889

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CORRESPONDENCE. Issue 7990, 20 August 1889

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