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NEW ZEALAND

f , [per pkess association.] '/ r'' ; tiie: 0;i 1 ,i/ '- .... To-day. ; A fire occurred in'‘Graham street at a house occupied,,by -Mf Anderson, of -the Metropdluari Hofei,'' arid "did serious damage to a four-roomed wooden cottage 'adjoining, owned by Mrs Shepherd. The Fire Brigade was promptly- on.the spot. It Was insured in the Victorian 'office for

LgjOO.. - r ... ... ’.-nnh'A.L i..Thfti.fiauadyon, j j;; .< ■. i. Reliable* irifonaation has been' received, that thflif dotaohed .squadron : will (visit Auckland, being! due' there ,on’, the- SBth Junbj.and will.remain at, least five days,; and then go to Fiji. Bcarlet Fever.' ;• r ■< ;, >'- f . - v .Thames,'Tri-'driy. * Much - w anted rain , is. now. r falling. -Scarlet fever is still prevalent; a child died last evening, -and was ordered to be buried at night. ' ‘ >

o' ! ; Thoughtful. -. , \ # ... r >'l Sir Julius Vogel haa(sent>a larga' conn tribqtmp. of, books, pamphlets, &c f , to,the I'JtllatnrisXVee Library; 1 paying all charges tophe Thameio /l r b :.. i la: T t ; Napier, To-day.,.., , The District School building at Kkikdra ■was totally destroyed by Cre r last .night.' ■M I wM irikube'd..foi*; L4OO in' .tHP poufli rJßritish, but the" risk ibas divided betWfekiv the fpqrteen offices forming,, phe, N a pier, [Jneurarice Association, whibh‘ lias 1 taken over all the Board’s schools in the dia? ■ I Wellington, To-day. ■o-j The (ftrggaftnfe.Jq *e ♦Appeal Court have been finkffi|d. anddhe Court adjourned until^lo^ Jwm» judgment will be given. '.irja!jum«!-‘mD , p., ] Brief Sitting. of [Wellington, was elected chairman,.SlPiv. Mr Page, city treasurer, wft&>ppointddi. j .dCMHkgMo \tlr«wadiriatt«p‘ until Friday.

■ A Blow up. ';/■ \ At,. (Gear’s boiling-down -establishment, at Petoni, yesterday, the to ; |) of one of the vats filled With fat blew-jtiff, destroying the fobf of the building. - {Phe occurrence is attributed to a sudden contact with cold iron. . No person was injured;-. * Drowned.

t , Dunedin-,. T0-day. • A man named Peter McGuire is supposed to have been drowned on Saturday night whilst crossing the Molyneaux, at Moa Flat. Important to Gamblers. One Knight has been commuted for fdr cheating at “ poker,” at Daw-,. Venc6. ! His counsel’s contention that no • such offence was - known to-4ho* daw over-ruled.-Births, Marriages, and Deaths. ..... To-day. JU DuMtlg May, $1 C marriages were regi4fet&d here.

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NEW ZEALAND, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 359, 1 June 1881

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NEW ZEALAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 359, 1 June 1881

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