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INTERPROVINCIAL

■ . Auckland, Nov. 27.

Mathew Hall,, for breaking into and entering Craig’s store, 1 Queen’s street wharf, is committed for trial. The barque Mary Milldred was moved four teet off the bank yesterday, and it is probable she may be got afloat. A cutter's crew from H.M.S. Coromorant were present on the barque yesterday, and ably assisted in removing the vessel from her old position. . . l ; Captain Dawson has been elected Mayor of Hamilton, Waikato. / , : ~, The new bridge at Hamilton, over tbtf | Waikato, was opened witli, great 6clat. ' A deputation of ministers'and others, from King’s Institution, te*day jhehjl* an t , examination of Maori students., Auckland, Nov. 28. Mary Ann Dixon! has been, committed ■, for trial for uttering counterfeit coins, The licensed-Victuallers, have arranged an increased scale of prices under, the hew tariff. - ; ■ v • At a meeting of the creditors of the , “ Pinafore ” Company, the,liabilities'■ stated at £999. Individual debts—Crain, £4O, Harding, £BO. , £3O-was secured, by, a' bill of sale on the wardrobe' to one creditor, and Harding’s life policy was security to another for £220. There were no other assets. A trustee was appointed. Grahamstown, Nov. 27.

A retorting took place to-day with the return of 771 ounces of gold.* This, added to the previous return, A dividend is announced ndx’t Friday, and the books close on Tuesday. Shares sell at 70s, . -

New PtvitfOU*H, Nov; 27'---'

The Herald’s Carlyle correspondent wires that it is stated that two tribes have left Te Whiti’s camp at Parihatka, being tired of waiting any longer for the fulfilment of his prophecies, and be is openly denounced as a deceiver.

The schooner Mason is still on the north spit at Waitara; the efforts to haul her off having, at yet; proved ufisuccessful. The cargo ' is,' being • taken out,"load she will probably be floated shortly, j f L Wellington; Novi 27,1*

A deputation from the Chambers of Commerce waited on the Commissionerdf Customs this morning, asking that the packing of goods be exempt from duty. The Commissioner replied; that the would receive the serious consideration of Government. , . At an inquest to-day, on the body of Johnßae, who died suddenly yesterday, a verdict was returned of “Death from natural causes.”

Gretmouth,. Nov. 27.

Mr. Maokay, the new Resident trate, while dismounting from his horse to-night, trod on a stone and twisted his foot right round, breaking, it is supposed* some of the tendons of the foot. It will be some time before ho will be able tq resume duty. , r : Gam abu, Nov. 27. Several sly grog-selling cases were set down for hearing to-day, hut owing to the great length of the evidence bply one case was heard partly, arid adjogThed till to-morrow. Another similar ' caft 'is awaiting judgment. ' The wet weather has had a very bene* ficial effect on' the crops, which all over the district are looking well. Dunedin, NOv. 27. A man named M'Kay, workipgf at Mullocky Gully,. was killed by a fall of earth qn Monday. , ■ ...

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 28, 29 November 1879

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INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 28, 29 November 1879

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