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9 [From Our Own Correspondent.] ARROWTOWN, August 29. Jenkins and Chapman's (Wakatipu) Dredging Company have accepted a contract for a bucket-and-ladder dredge, to be on their claim on the Kawarau River, and in working order, by Ist January. Gold has been struck by boring rods in the Golden Bar Company's ground, Lower Sbotover. Prospects giving over a pennyweight to the ton have been found In Hazlett's and Reid's claims, Big Flat, Kawarau River. Shareholders here have great confidence in the payable nature of the river bed, and that when opened the Kawarau River will be one of the largest goldfields in New Zealftnd- ___________

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RIVER DREDGING., Issue 7998, 29 August 1889

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RIVER DREDGING. Issue 7998, 29 August 1889

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