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[per press association.] Arrival of'the. City of New York. Auckland, Yesterday. There has been no sickness in the steatnei Oity of New York, which arrived from Sydney this morning,, but the passengexs are to be quarantined for twelve > days from their, departure from Sydney. - The outward passengers were taken .down to the steamer quarantine ground, and the vessel leayes to-night or early in the morning. The Australian ; passengers-! quarantined, are Mr and MrsDargaviUo and son, Messrs Shepherd, Smith, Axlatn r iMichel, Fancourt, Clark, Mrs Kumstoh. Brood Maxes. .The following brood mares have been shipped for the Auckland Stnd Company :' —Atalantis, Bergee, Madcap, and .Rosette. Rosette is out of Rouge Rose, the dam of famous Bend d’Or. Bergee is the dam of Beauchamp XL Employment of Females’ Act. Auckland, To-day. Information has been laid against four, dressmakers for keeping girls working oh Saturday afternoon. No less thanAhirty girls were found by Sergeant Gamble in four rooms last Saturday. .Dyingin a Cell. ■ An old woman Bapieoj Mary Bryan was arrested last night for drunkenness. She was found in a dying state in the cell .this, morning and sent to the hospital! Mr Farris. , New Plymouth, Yesterday. ' tMr:Parri£ proceededlto White Cliffs today. He has gone there with a view of fixing the exact boundary of the confiscated lahd, and to attend to other matters in connection with the claims of the Mokau natives. The Bowena. The Rowena is still lying on the Spit, pll efforts |o gef heir off having proved ineffectual. ’ J ' * Dishonoring a Cheque. • r Napier, Yesterday. After a lengthy, hearing,'the jury today, gave LIOO damages against the Bank of New South Wales for 'dishonoring a cheque drawn by Mr Evans, now of Canterbury, but at the time a/Storekeeper/at Poverty Bay. . Mr Evans had received notice to pay up an overdraft, and to give no further cheques, but this cheque ; Was given before, the notice Was sent/, and; the manager knew it was current. f Malpractice. Yesterday a verdict for Ll5O damages was given against Dr Todd, of Waipawa, for malpractice. He' treated a man 'named Sutton for sprsinedam when hiS'shoulder was dislocated/'arid in consequence the mati’s arm is now almost useless. - New Journal. Arrangements have been made by a number of gentlemen interested in education to bring out a monthly educational journal of sixteen pages. The first number appears at the beginning of August. Wellington Boardof Health.,., Wellington, Yesterday. At the meeting of the Central Board of Health to ripnsidep . what further precari-j tionary measures wefeT necessary in view” of the danger of small-pox being introduced" from, Sydney, some surprise was. felt that no later telegraphic intelligence had been received on the subject from Sydney, the , matter being one of such grave importance to the public interest. A letter was read from the Mayor of Auckland, pointing ont that neither .thp City Council rior Harbor Board could* efficiently exercise the functions of a Local Board of Health under section 6, inasmuch as the Council had no jurisdiction oyer thp harbor ) and the Harbor Board had none over the Quarantine Island. The president stated, moreover, that the Government were; advised that, the Harbor Board did not coine under the category pf a local Board .aa pppable'.^f. being a local Board of Health. ''After! due consideration ; the Central Board decided to act Under the 14th section of the Act, and as there was,, no existing body having the necessary extent of jurisdiction to appoint 1 three persons to bo a local Board of.-Health Accordingly the Mayor of Auckland, the chairman of Harbor Board, and the harbor-master of the port were, appointed with full jurisdiction over the city, harbor, and quarantine island. It was further resolved to make similar appointments .at, each Of Jtne • ports where vessels tfadja from Sydney, the mayor harbor-master, and chairman of the Harbor Board in each case forming the local Board of. ~V, Fire. ,V,-. . ■ f : Dunedin, To-day. Powditoh’s store,; North-East: / Yalley, was totally burned down this morning. The building was insured Jn the South British fer L3OO, and the stock in the Colonial for Ll5O. The. loss is estimated: at L 250 over the insurance. Accidental Death. At the> inquest on :the ! ‘bodyj of McEhenney, a verdict of‘aOcideritaldoatK ‘ Wat-returned,. hdi blame attaching to the tram driven ’’•( •?

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 376, 22 June 1881

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 376, 22 June 1881