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AUCKLAND, October 19.
Tho Devonporfc Ferry Company's Osproy is to bo sent to Dunedin to inaugurate the ferry service betwoen Dunedin, Port Chalmers, and Otago Heads, Tho Eagle will also be sent either to Lyttelton or Dunedin. Both boats are fitted with tho eleotrio light.
GREYMOUTH, October 19. The Paroa Gold Dredging Company has ceased operations for tho present, in oonsequence of the sand cataraot pump not quite answering expectations in lifting heavy gravel off the beach. The company will make alterations in the machinery by which buckets will be worked in conjunction with the pump. In consequence of the very heavy terminal charges proposed to be levied by the Railway Commissioners on the Cobden Coal Creek and Point Elizabeth Coal Companies, the directors are in doubt as to whether to go on with the railway »t all.
INVERCARGILL, October 19.
John Macpherson's Longridge Hotel was burnt down last night. It was insured in the New Zealand Office for L 250, and in the Pharaix for LIOO.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8042, 19 October 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8042, 19 October 1889
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