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Per our Special Wire.

INTERPROVINOIAL. Auckland, Oct. 28. At a largely-attended meeting of the City West electors last night, the following resolutions were carried—(l) That Mr Hurst, having been elected to act with the Auckland party, and having deserted the same, this meeting calls upon Mr Hurst to support that party or resign his seat for City West; and (2) That the Chairman be requested to wire the resolution both to Sir George Grey and to Mr Hurst. An amendment that the City West electors had not confidence in Mr Macandrew was lost, as also an amendment to postpone consideration of action. Grahamstown, Oct. 28.

At the Court this morning a lad named Gordon was fined £1 for throwing sulphuric acid on some children for a lark. Two had their clothing destroyed, and were slightly burnt.

I Regarding the suicide of yesterday, it is reported Rent’s father has also shut himself. Wellington, Oct. 23. Frank Nichols >n, collector for “Punch,” was charged at the police court with embezzling £25 lo.s (id, money collected, and was committed fur trial. The delegates or the Licensed Victuallers’ Association closed their business to-day. Nothing lias yet been male public. They hold a banquet this evening. Christchurch, Oct. 28. An address was being circulated in Lyttelton to-day expressing satisfaction at Mr All wright’s action, and confidence in his integrity. Saunders was remanded to Timaru today. Bail W'as allowed, himself in £SOO, and two sureties of £250 each. There are now 51 patients in the Hospital. Timaru, Oct. 28. The cattle show to-day has been in every way a great snccesa. The weather throughout has been excellent, and nearly 5000 people attended, the visitors from the country attending in very large numbers, many of them from a great distance. Although the number of entries was a trifle lower than for last year’s Show, as a whole the exhibits were greatly superior, especially in merino sheep, cattle, and draught horses —markedly in stallions.

The Jewish Bazaar is proving a great success.

Arrived —Wanganui, s.s., and Beautiful Star, s.s., from Dunedin.

Sailed—George Noble, barqueutinc, for Auckland ; Annie Bow, barquentine, for Melbourne ; Beautiful Star, for Dunedin ; Wanganui, for Lyttelton.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 15, 30 October 1879

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Per our Special Wire. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 15, 30 October 1879

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