Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


[per press association.] Dying Out. Auckland, Yesterday. Small-pox is dying out at Honolulu. There were no fresh cases for ten days previous to the mail steamer calling. The Missing CelestialA Chinaman has been found in a cave near Onehunga in a state of lunacy. He was missed by his countrymen for some time, and was thought by them to be murdered. A Delay. ! The Hawea does net leave with the Southern San Francisco mail till to-morrow morning. Taken by the French. ; The schooner Lilian arrived from the Islands, and reports that the French have taken Raitatea and Rata Islands, and also intend to take Borabora and Huahine. An English man-of-war was lying at Tahiti when the French vessel left to take possession. The Government of Huahine and Borabora say they will nothand over their islands to the French. ; The Revised TestamentCopies of the revised New Testament arrived by the mail. Ended in Smoke. Palmerston North, To-day. The libel case, Dungan v. McMinh, came off to-day, but, by mutual consent, both cases were withdrawn. . ■ PirA x a ■ Wanganui, To-day. A cottage occupied t>y Charles Astley, and insured in the South British for LIOO on the building and LSO on the furniture, ,iwks totally destroyed by fire. Frozen Meat. Wellington, Yesterday. The sub-committee i rebeiitly appointed to obtain information in reference to the export of frozen meat met at the Parliamentary buildings on Saturday. It was stated that a capital of LIO,OOO would be required to start a company in.,Wellington ; that the New Zaaland Loan Company had taken a contract to deliver 8,000 sheep in England at fid per lb ; that MessrS P. Anderson and Co., of London, had entered into a contract to deliver meat ftom Victoria at 2d per lb ; that the estimated number of sheep available for consumption in the colony would be one million, and but for the rabbit pest "would be two and a half millions; and-finally! that if it was found, necessary to establish a line of Steaniers it would probably require a dozen at a cost, of L 120,000 to L 150,000 each. ' 1 Sudden Death.,

Mr Joseph Ballinger, plumber, died suddenly to-day. He was riding in the tram, when he was seized with a fit and expired. He was sixty years of age. A Capsize and its Consequences. , : Nelson, To-day.

By the explosion of a kerosene lamp a seven-roomed house, owned ami occupied by Mr Jago (formerly qjf MeMeckan and Co. ’s service), was destroyed last ; night. Polipies existed in the Liverpool and London on the house for' L2OO and on the furniture, jewpljery, etc., for L4OO ; and, iii addition to these, ,Mr Jagp’s, son, a jeweller, held a policy over his working tools, etc., for LIOO. The loss in either case is fully covered. 'A- Massing Schooner. Fears are entertained here for the safety of the schooner Dido,' belonging to Mr Levein, of this port. "' She left Lyttel- - ton on, the 10th instant, and has not since been heard of. Found Dead- ... , , Hokitika,. Yesterday. A man named Freeman, a publican at Kanieri, was found dead in his bed this morning. The Government and the Dunedin Exhibition. i Dunedin, Yesterday, The Exhibition Committee are surprised that the Government is not going to send a Commissioner to fully report upon the local Exhibition. Dr Hector only stayed part of one day. They have telegraphed to the Premier and tlie city members on the subject - . , ; - . For Fresh * Fields. ' Mr Proudfoot having finished his River- • ton-Orepuke.rail way contract, has shipped the workmen and plant off to his works in New South Wales. To be Wound Up. At a meeting of shareholders in the Titanic Iron Sand Company here to-night, it was resolved to sell the Taranaki freehold of 500 acres fer L 3,000, and to wind: up the company. *“ ' ’ * Committed for Trial,’ Dunedin,' To-day, At the City Court this morning' John Stewart Keith was committed for trial on a charge of embezzlement. •.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 381, 28 June 1881

Word Count

TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 381, 28 June 1881

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.