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One More. Obituary—Sir William Linton. Another American Smash. New York, Oct. 11. A serious railway accident is reported as having occurred at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to an excursion train, by which twenty persons have been killed. AUSTRALIAN. {Per Reuter’s Agency.) Oats. Melbourne, Oct. 12. New Zealand oats, feeding, 2s. 4d.; milling qualities, 2s. Bd. Back Again. Dr. Hector, Commissioner to the International Exhibition, has returned to New Zealand. Shipping. Sailed—Potomahana, for the Bluff. The Cup. Mata is backed for the Cup at 15 to 1. NEW ZEALAND (Per Press Association.) Going. Auckland, Oct. 13. Judge Gillies and G. S. Graham, manager of the Colonial Insurance Company, were passengers by the Surat, on September 24th. A Pawnbroker’s Trouble. A pawnbroker applied to the R. M. under section 37, of the Pawnbrokers Act, for compensation for stolen goods ho had been compelled to surrender. The magistrate declined the application. Benedictines for Auckland. The Bight Rev. Lord Abbott Alcock and the Bev. Bracken, Benedictines, arrived by the Australia, to establish a branch of the Order here. The Australian Catholic Benefit Society will present an address. Trout Ova. A large quantity of trout ova is being distributed in the country districts. Preserved Meat. The Auckland Meat preserving Company is rapidly extending its operations. Its shipments are principally to country saivmills, the gumfields, and the South Sea Islands. Prices are 30 per cent, below the imported article. The plant is capable of throwing out six hundred tons weekly. Arts. The Auckland Society of Arts holds its annual exhibition in March. Wanderers. Wellington, Oct. 13. Three boys, of ages running from 14 to 16, left their homes on Saturday morning, taking with them a horse, arms, and ammunition. Nothing has been heard of them since, but it is supposed they are in the Wairarapa district. The police are making enquiries. A Young Thief. Timaru, Oct. 13. A girl named Greaves, or Green, aged seventeen, was charged to-day with the larceny of five pounds belonging to a widow lady in Timaru. Accused was formerly an inmate of the Christchurch Orphanage. She represented herself to be a governess, and repaid the widow’s hospitality by stealing the money during her absence and decamping to Dunedin. As the girl refused to plead, she was remanded till Saturday. Shipping. Dunedin, Oct. 13. The Te Anau spoke the barque Lutterworth, London to Auckland, off Solandors. By the Cygnet from Auckland, news comes of the drowning of the master of the cutter John Owens. Good Work. The Weatherstoncs Cement Company washed up 133 ounces for four weeks’ crushing, making 667 ounces for ninety days. They have paid 2s. 9d. dividend per scrip. The Kyeburn Murder. It has been suggested that the LIOO offered by Government in connection with the Kyeburn murder should be divided amongst the principal witnesses other than the police. Too Much Peed. Invercargill, Oct. 13. Two horses, valued at LGOcach, belonging to a settler near Riverton, have died from an overdose of wheat (fowl’s feed), a bag of which had been left by a neighbor on an rnfencod section.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 165, 13 October 1880

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 165, 13 October 1880