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(Fir Pre-vi A.ixucinHuu.) A Successful Appeal. Auckland, To-day. In the appeal by the National Bank against the decision of the District Conit, at New Plymouth, Mr Justice Richmond disallowed the appeal, with costs. Railway Extension in the North. Waxuamt. To day. The extension of the railway lino from Waitotara to Wavcrley was opened on Tuesday. A public banquet was held in the afternoon, at which Mr Bryce and Mr Ball mcc, M. H. 11, ’s for the district, were present. Strong opinions in favom of the line being continued northward wore expressed by all parties. Selling a Wharf. Wm. i. inoa on , To - day. At a special meeting of the City Council, it was decided to accept the offer of the Harbor Board to pnrclnre the Queen’s "Wharf for the sum ot LG4,000. Committed for Trial. Tjmaku, To-day. William Gardner, charged, on remand, with a robbery from Hamilton’s boarding house, was committed for trial to-daj*. Sports. Bcxedix, To-day. Fully 4,000 people are present at the Caledonian sports in honor of the Governor. The weather is glorious. The Volunteer Capitation. A deputation of Volunteer officers waited on the Hon. the I'rcmior, and brought under his notice the injustice done the corps by the sudden stoppage of the capitation allowance. Mr Hall replied that ho would consider the matter, but refused to pledge himself as to what the Government would do.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 300, 23 March 1881

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NEW ZEALAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 300, 23 March 1881