[per press association.] Indisposed. Auckland, To-day. The Roman Catholic Archbishop Steins is so ill that he intends going to Sydney for a change of climate, and possibly to Europe, from whence he may not return. Appointment. Mr Edward Williams, of the Bay of Islands, who is on the retired pension list, has been appointed a Judge of the Native Lands Court. Fashionable Visitors. Opunaee, To-day. The Duke of Manchester, accompanied by Colonels Reader and Pearce, arrived last night, and started for Pungarehu this morning. It is thought that they will visit Parihaka. Fire. Wellington, To-day. Robinson’s sawmill, at Carterton, along with the machinery, has been totally destroyed by fire. The insurance will not cover the loss. Local Industry. He the 100 tons of Portland cement to be manufactured in the colony, the Minister for Public Works has accepted the offer of Messrs Hibbard and Dick, of Dunedin, and D. Atkinson, of New Plymouth, for the supply of 100 tons each, for sums of L 4 Gs 3d and L 4 7s 5d per ton respectively. Gold Return. Dunedin, To-day.
The Cromwell Company’s crushing for the month yielded 4510zs of gold from 435 tons of stone. Another IBlaze. A fire at Cornwell's stables this morning was promptly extinguished. It is insured in the Transatlantic Co. for LIOO. Retrenchment. The City Council adopted in globo the recommendations of the Retrenchment Committee, because one Councillor showed such obstructive tendencies. The saving effected amounted to L 5,600 yearly.
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NEW ZEALAND., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 331, 29 April 1881
NEW ZEALAND. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 331, 29 April 1881
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