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INTERPROVINCIAL.

(Per Press Association.) Auckland, Sept. 6. in response to an advertisement rearing a man for the country, out of senteen unemployed who applied for the jt this morning, only four appeared at aw.illing to take 15s. a week and. found. declined the pay. tlenry W. Hulme, proprietor of the Ibvincial Hotel, has been fined £lO and Cits for allowing gambling in his house. X Phe Wellington footballers commenced , potice this morning. The general impssion is that they are stronger than the 'Ashland team. A. dozen Maoris stopped the survey of tV newly-acquired purchaseJby Mr. Firth. ley say it was leased by natives having nright to it. They behaved quietly. Wellington, Sept. 6. . Ah enquiry was held before the Col- . Irfor of Customs this afternoon into the chth of Thomas Tynan, passenger by the hrque Ann Melhuish, who was drowned o the passage from Newcastle. The evidnce proved' conclusively that deceased ommitted suicide. Every endeavour was hide to save him. Although a life buoy ws thrown near him, he did not attempt to gs hold of it. H.M.S. Danae sailed for Lyttelton tody. ''

Wellington, Sept. 6. It is stated that the Goverment have called upon an insolvent Justice of the Peace to resign. Dunedin, Sept. 4 The shop of Bransgrove, butcher, Stafford street, has been burned down ; uninsured. At the City Police Court, Alex. Weiler, a young man, charged with obtaining money uuder false pretences was remanded. The police stated that accused’s career was j ust being unravelled. He had been swindling people right and left in Dunedin by issuing cheques and representing that remittances were coming to him from Home to a very large amount. It appeared the whole story was a falsehood from beginning to end. The Industrial School enquiry completely exonerates the master. Invercargill, Sept. 4 Mr. Kurtain, Chairman of the Knapdale Road Board, is spoken of as a candidate for the Wakaia seat.

Captain Dundas, Government Instructor for Southland, recommends that the Hussars he formed into four troops, for which the numbers are sufficient.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 149, 7 September 1880

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 149, 7 September 1880

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