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INTERPROVINCIAL.

Auckland, Nov. G.

Several thousand pounds’ worth of goods have been taken out of bond, in anticipation of the increased duties, principally sugar and tea, hut little spirits. The remains of the supposed officer of the ill-fated H. M.S. Orpheus, were taken to Onehunga .and interred in the St. Peter’s Church Cemetery. Experts state the deceased must have been tall and middle-aged : he had two teeth drawn and back teeth plugged with silver. Another native difficulty has arisen near Cambridge. The natives interested in the Patea block refuse to allow the survey to go on. Winiata has been at Kaipaha, near Alexandra, this week ; and is the nearest to any European settlement he has yet ventured. New Plymouth, Nov. 7A boat going out of the Waitara river this morning, with gear to launch the Hannah Mokau, capsized, and four out of seven of the crew on board of her were drowned. The casualty occurred on the Waitara bar, and the names of the men drowned are, Hon. Gollop, Harry Tate, Fred. Archer, and George Turneli. The last two wei-e latch’ seamen of the schooner Nelson. The names of those saved are —Charles Somerville, Austin Dugdale, and William Paton. Mr Holmes and son, the head of the party, fortunately went overland j’esterday, and thus had a lucky escape. The boat has been completely destroyed. Wellington, Nov. 7. Further enquiry into the Taratahi outrage points to the belief that the injuries were self-inflicted while the man was suffering from religious mania. Nelson, Nov. 6. A man named Lawrence attempted suicide hy taking poison. A doctor was immediately called in, who pronounced him to be out of danger. The cause is attributed to frequent quarrels with his wife. Kumara, Nov G. A man named John Bird was killed at Brush Terrace by a tunnel collapsing. At the inquest the jury returned a verdict of “ accidental death.” Dunedin, Nov. 0. A Nasehy telegram in the “ Otago Daily Times,” states that Holdei’snn’s claim, at Hyde, resumed washing on Friday, with the result of 120ozs for one day’s work !

Port Chalmers, Nov. 6. The floating dock at Port Chalmers was unmoored to-day and taken to Dunedin, after a ten years’ stay in the Port. It is anticipated that an increase of business will result from the shifty

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 19, 8 November 1879

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 19, 8 November 1879

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