The weather still continues very cold and stormy. There does not seem any immediate prospect of it clearing. Mr John B. Thompson, while returning from the Beaumont last evening, got his right leg broken owing to his horse falling with him.
There is a general feeling of regret throughout the district at the action of the Police Department in transferring Sergeant Maokay to Christchurch. He has been stationed here for about eighteen months, and has made many friends owing to his straightforwardness and the fearless way in which he carried out his duties, A strong effort was made to retain his services, but without avail.
It is reported that Kitto and party, at Munro Gully, have obtained between 600 and 700 ounces of gold in their last wash-up. —(Own correspondent.)
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LAWRENCE ITEMS., Evening Star, Issue 10457, 29 October 1897
LAWRENCE ITEMS. Evening Star, Issue 10457, 29 October 1897
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