vr for tlio past month show an increase * s- L 751,250, as compared with last yea ie and the exports an increase of L759,G( so as compared with the same period, it Adelaide wheat is 51s. Cd., not 41s. 6i p The Board of Trade returns of irapor T for last month show an increase i ir L 2,781,250 (not L 781,250) as compare ■y with last year. ie Paris, June 7. is The Grand Prix resulted as follows c, Robert the Devil ... ... 1 id Destrier ... ... ... 2 :o Milan ... ... ... ... 8 >f Venice, June 7. is The railway to the Summit of Mom t, Vesuvius has been opened, and tl h journey can now be performed in te is minutes. >. Washington, Juno 7. a The result of the Presidential electio d is considered doubtful, and public opinio g is fully occupied on the question. It n believed that General Grant has no chant a of election. AUSTRALIAN. (Per Penle/’s Agency.) t Sydney, June 9. I A man has been arrested at Tumut o :1 suspicion of being Joseph Brynes, th f bushranger. Ho has been remanded fo a identification by the police, r Melbourne, June 8. v In the Legislative Assembly last night , the Bill providing for payment of mem i bers was read a second time, on a divisioi j of 38 to 24. The measure provides tha i payment of members shall not be limitei s to one session. f Melbourne, June 9. The debate on the Reform Bill in th< I Assembly still continues, and is not ex r pected to close this week. INTERPROVINCIAL. (Per Press Association.) Auckland, June 9. A Maori named Tickey was burnt tc death at Omaha. He was mad with drink and is believed to have set fire tc his house and hanged himself, as a charred rope was found round his neck. Auckland, J une 8. The person calling himself the Rev. Charles Atterbury alias Cornock, was again brought up tins morning to answer various indictments against him. The charge against him of larceny as a bailee was first proceeded with. A witness testified to giving Atterbury LlO to pay one Quick for carriage hire. Prisoner appropriated LG, returning L 4, and pretending he had paid Quick. The case broke down as this witness, M'Namara, did not entrust prisoner with any definite sum to pay Quick. Wellington, June 8. A man named Con. Croft, the well known bellman, was killed this afternoon by a runaway horse. Mr. Ewen McColl, Government librarian, received a severe stroke of paralysis this afternoon. Wellington, June 9. In anticipation of the increase of duty on beer, the brewers cleared out nearly the whole of their cellars at a late hour last night. A deputation from the licensed victuallers waited on several members this afternoon, placing before them the amendments to the new Bill recently made by the publicans. The members replied that the question would receive the utmost consideration on the Licensing Bill coming before the House. Timaru, June 8. The wife of Thomas Morris, laborer, had some words with her husband on Sunday week over Morris getting drunk overnight, and left her home. The body was found yesterday in the Opihi river. The petition against the Property Tax has been largely signed, and will be forwarded to Wellington at once. Balclutha. June 9. The new manse in connection with the Presbyterian Church was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. The origin of the fire is unknown. . Oajiaru. June 8. The nomination of candidates for the seat in the House of Representatives rendered vacant by the resignation of Mr. Hislop, took place to-day. Nearly 300 persons were present. John Reid, William Henry Sherwood Roberts, and G. Jones were nominated. The show of hands was—Reid, 6 ; Roberts, 5 ; Jones, about 200. A poll was demanded. Invercargill, June 9. Mr. Dowuie-Stewart’s action re wooden buildings is greatly approved of by the publicans here. The owners of stone and brick hotels concur that the action of the Invercargill Licensing Bench in threatening to close wooden houses next year is tyrannical, arbitrary, and a stretch ot their powers. Wanted, WANTED KNOWN—That C, Hawkins, the Tinwald Bootmaker, has REMOVED to, premises Opposite the Timvald Post Office, where he is still open to Sell Boots and Shoes at his usual Cheap Rates. All kinds of Boots Made and Repaired. 805a—417c Wanted known, that me. NEALAS is now OPENING UP a First Class Assortment of BOOTS and SHOES, suitable for Winter wear, which he intends to dispose of at his usual CHEAP RATES. 924g-536c Jameson and Roberts. SATURDAY, JUNE 19. Messrs, jameson & Roberts have received instructions from the supervisors of Messrs. Wood Bros’ Estate TO SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, On the above date at MESSRS. ROBERT WILKIN & CO’S NEW ZEALAND WOOL STOKES, Hereford street, Christchurch, At 12 o’clock sharp, That valuable FARM AT D ROMO RE, Known as WOOD’S FARM, situate within one mile of the Dromore railway station, and containing 1050 AORES * All fenced ans lapd off as follows ra/ Acreaaru sown with English % - i: grasses, and divided into four paddocks, m Acres are ploughed, ready for cropping. 342 Acres are in tussock. 1050 The Homestead ia all that is required. It consists of a comfortable cottage and storeroom, stabling for eight horses, iron granary, Iwo wells with a never failing supply of good wale. - , and a large concrete tank with a holding capacity of 25,000 gallons, iron tanks, windmill pump, &c., &c. The land is well fenced with sod three wires and stamps, qpd planted with gorse, qnd it la divided into seven paddocks. The whole Farm is well situated, is in first-class order, and ready for immediate occupation, and promising a speedy return. The proposed County Council water race will run down one side of the property. An inspection is invited. Further particulars may be ohfained from JAMESON & ROBERTS, Ashburton ; Or, ROBERT WILKIN & CO., 927 a Cl rLtchurch.
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