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(Per Press Asooaiation. ) Smuggling. Wellington, To-day. The charge of smuggling preferred against the captain and steward of the ship Wairoa has been further remanded for a week. Leg Cultivation again. Croft, who: started, on a forty-eight hours’ go-as-you-please tournament, had completed eighty miles at noon, i Before Transfer. Another publican has been fined : for selling spirits before the transfer of his license had been completed. MosgielWoollen Factory. Dpjtedin, To-day. The Mosgiel Woollen Factory has declared a dividend of 10 per cent., and carried forward L 5,000. A Nose Tweaked. At the City Court, Gilbert Matheson was fined L 5 for tweaking the nose of Solomon De Beer, and was ordered to enter into recognisances to keep the peace

for three months. The parties are leading china merchants, and the assault arose out of alleged slanderous statements circulated by De Beer., Death, by Drowning. Captain Robertson, ■ signal-master at Port Chalmers', was drowned last night. On leaving the; ship Dunedin he fell from the gangway into the water, and was picked up by a waterman’s boat passing at the time, but all efforts to resuscitate him proved unavailing. The deceased was sixty years of age. His case yesterday occupied the attention of the Harbor Board, which, by five to four, declined to interfere with his appointment by the Government as Examiner of Masters and Mates at this port. Deputations. The Hon. Mr. Oliver yesterday received deputations from the Education Board re school buildings vote and from the Chamber of Commerce re the railway tariff. To the former he said the allocation was dictated ’by the officers of the Department. As to votes in future, whilst he would always, to the extent of his ability, see Otago given its fair share, he could hold out no. hope that the country would vote money, at any rate in the immediate future, as lavishly for .educational purposes as it had done in the past. To the deputation from "the Chamber of Commerce he replied that the Otago railways cost L7OO per mile more than those in Canterbury. The Department, in fixing rates, must be guided by outside competition. The special rates between Dunedin and Oamaru and Timaru and Christchurch were lower than they were formerly. L 7,000 had been spent on the Hillside workshops, and only absolutely necessary work, impossible to be overtaken there, had been sent to Christchurch. He refused to receive a deputation of artisans because they wSre subordinates of the Department, who should complain through the proper channel. Insolvencies. Three insolvencies have b een filed this week, the principal being Joseph Macedo, bookseller, with liabilities L 2176, assets, L 2126.

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NEW ZEALAND, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 201, 26 November 1880

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NEW ZEALAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 201, 26 November 1880

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