“Cologne Gazette”) which is received from Varzin respecting the German Chancellor’s state of health, continues without variation of an unfavorable character. Prince Bismarck suiters the most acute pains, and the recent death of the Minister Billow, who had been so long and intimately associated with the Chancellor, has increased his depression of spirits. Among other utterances of Prince Bismarck of late he is reported to have said that, “ if his present condition should continue, he felt he should soon share Billow’s fate.” An Ice Showeu. —A heavy meteoric shower of lumps of ice fell recently at Takapau, according to the “ Waipawi Mail,” which states that the ice enclosed what appeared to be sonic mineral substance.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 45, 8 January 1880
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