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[per press association.] Resigned. A ccKtiAND, To-day. At St. Patrick’s Cathedral last night, Archbishop Steins announced his resignation of the Auckland diocese through ill health and intended departure for Europe. Accidental Death. Gisborne, To-day. Alexander Buchanan, the proprietor of the Ormond Hotel, met with his death last night by a fall from his horse. He leaves a wife< and five children. One More. Walker’s Hotel at Awanui, on the east coast, has been burnt down. It was insured for Ij3oo in the South British Company. Accident on the RailwayWanganui, To-day. A man named Thomas Carroll, a farm laborer, was run over and killed at Kaiiwi by the northern train on Saturday night. It is not known whether the man was walking on the line or had lain down , the accident nob being known until the (driver happened t( > notice something draggi: ng on the engine. Census Returns. The Census returns for the Borougih are 4,647, being an increase of 100 since last completion.

A Want Supplied. Wellington, To-day. Much needed rain set in yesterday, and I it is still raining. The Mails. The Te Anau, which leaves here this afternoon, will take on the mails. Stabbed Himself Timaru, To-day. A man named Michael Quirk stabbed himself in the abdomen, in the Park, this j morning. He is supposed to be mad. He is not expected to recover. He had been working in the Waimate hush until last. Ho was committed to Sunnyside for lunacy from drink in 1877. , . Population. Dunedin, To-day. The population of Caversham is 4,994 souls ; South Dunedin, 2,796 ; Roslyn, 2,874. The Tararua Catastrophe. In all the city pulpits yesterday special reference was made to tho Tararua disaster.

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NEW ZEALAND, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 333, 2 May 1881

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NEW ZEALAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 333, 2 May 1881

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