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NEW ZEALAND

(Pec Press Association.) Gold Find at the Tiki. Auckland, To-day. Rich specimens have been obtained from some ot the mines in the Tiki district, Coromandel goldfields, which are likely to cause a rush to that district. The New Zealand Timber Company, which holds a large estate there, advertise it as open for mining leases on most liberal Supposed Incendiarism. Wellington, To-day. The police received a telegram last night stating that the stabling of the Marquis of Normanby Hotel, Carterton, was destroyed by fire on Saturday night, and that an attempt had been made to fire the hotel. The stable and coach house wore insured for Xj3oo. One .house was.burnt, and the hotel and Public Hall were saved with difficulty. Gold at Nelson. Nelson, To-day. Several lease applications been granted in the Warden’s Court, at Collingwood, fop claims at Mount Arthur, the reefs there will bp thoroughly tested, and the work pressed on. J)ry Hector’s report on the stone from these reefs gives over 14ozs. of gold to the ton, ' Alleged Suicide. Dunedin, To-day.

H. P.’ Jones, licensee of the Grand Pacific Hotel, >vas frowned whilst bathing

in the surf at Ocean Beach this morning. He is supposed to have committed suicide in consequence of monetary difficulties. The bailiffs had been in the house since Friday. The body has not yet --been recovered. , Gambling.-:'; 5 At the City Court, Thomson, of the Racecourse Hotel, was fined- sa. for .permitting throwing dice for drinks'.in his licensed house. Embezzlement. Moritzson has been committed for trial on three charges of embezzlement.

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NEW ZEALAND, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 262, 7 February 1881

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NEW ZEALAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 262, 7 February 1881

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