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INTERPROVINOIAL Auckland, Nov. 7. Considerable feeling is man tested here regarding Mr Macandrew allowing the vote for the New Market railway workshops project to lapse, after inviting tenders for their erection. George James Parker has been committed on four charges of larceny. No bail allowed. Grahamstown, Nov. 7. The natives who interfered with the survey party at Hikutai on Ist hist., were summoned before the R. M. to-day, and the ringleader, Tamatariti, was bound over to keep the peace. The natives asserted a claim on the land which was crown granted to Alley’s (the present owner) predecessor 40 years ago. Wellington, Nov. 7. Mr Janies M'Kerrow, Assistant Sur-veyor-General, has been appointed Sur-veyor-General vice Mr J. T. Thompson resigned. Gamaru, Nov. 7. The number of entries for the Agricultural Society’s Show, is in exc“ss of those of last year, and the show promises to be in most respects far superior to its predecessor. A man named Kelly was brought up before the R. M. to day, on the thirtieth charge of drunkenness, and was sent to gaol for fourteen days. There is no change to report in the grain and produce market. Business is still very quiet, and money scarce.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 19, 8 November 1879
Per our Special Wire Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 19, 8 November 1879
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