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TELEGRAMS.

[PBB PRESS ASSOCIATION.] i i | Fatal Accident. ' : Auckland, Yesterday. " Samuel Thornelly, a carter, was killed at the Mount Eden gravel pits fjyi aifijll.'qjf earth. He leaves a wife and children. (Death-from. Dysentery. ? Henry Fancourt, a quarantined passenge/by the outward maif steamer, diedat guarantiife; station from dysentery. ; i 1 Education Squabble. The Board of Education having removed Miss Minnie Whyte to the Grafton road r public school without reference to. ,the . Committee, the latter protested that, under the; Aph they must bo consulted, and instructed the head master, not to, recognise the lady . as a teacher of the ’school. i, .-i.'j Fire- ,v ; - A fire occurred at Halley’s ; brewery* Cambridge, but was get under. The stock was insured for L3OO in the North British and the building in the South British. • , : A Press Candidate. v .= Mr G. O. J. Aldorton, of the Northern Advocate , has already issued,an qddress to the electors of Marsden, notifying his candidature at the next election. ’ ' Theft. X ■; > ’i X A. man named .Foster , has admitted having stolen k 6a6b-bbi' containing L3OO from the Kamo Hotel.;' )’!'■-1 ‘i-vK-s-l Grammar" School"; r- ‘ The Grammar School inquiry cost LBOO, including the retiring allowance to - Mr McEae. Mr J. Sheehan, M.H.B. Thames, To-day. Mr Sheehan had a most successful meeting at Coromandel last evening. His-speech was similar to that at the Thames, and a unanimous vote of thanks and confidence was passed. ; Mining. The mines at Tiki ajei highly spoken of, pnd very nch quartz has been found. Bible in Schools Question.’ ‘ - Napier, To-day. <r The Napier School Committee has refused to allow effect being! given to the 1 permission granted - by; the Education Board to the Bible in Schools Committee to issue circulars through the schools in order toiasoertain the * wishes of parents! ’and children in respect of Bible reading. The School Committee expressed their opinion that the Education,. Board alto? -gather acted beyond its po\yerjCa»d ,;instructed the head master not tbhiebeive the circulars or allow their distribution in school. ■ V Another Earthquake. / j •: [ ... Another smart shock of earthquake occurred at 7.16 this 1 morriing.' -By the earthquake on Sunday at Woodville, losses were sustained in-the destruction' of chimneys and crockery, estimated at-Lsdo ir) value.- In Napier the-shock was slight, and no damage done; - > * ! , Death. ■/Mfifews has been received of the death of the wife of Mr Meirierteabargeiq an bid Hawke's Bay sheep farmer.; She died shortly after her arrival m England, where the whole family recently ( took up theif - ■residence. 1 1 ' ' ' ' Mr Seddon, M.H.B. Mr Ei i!'Seddon, , proceeded to Wellington this morning,' haying been detained by severe sickness in his fsrailjf.‘

A Heavy Sea. Oamaru, Yesterday. The heaviest sea that has beelf Experienced here for the last ten or eleven years jplled into the bay to-day. The' breakwater is not supposed to be injured, but a number of laborers’ tenements, built close to the beach, were washed away or destroyed. Two fishermen’s boats are in the offing, but are safe, as the sea is not breaking a great distance out. Manufacture of Portland Cement. Ddnedin, Yesterday. A private company is starting’in Dunedin to manufacture Portland cement. Teachers’ Conference. One hundred teachers attended the annual conference to-day. , . Fire. Dunedin, To-day, A three-roomed cottage, in the Northeast Valley, belonging to Mr Ellery, was burned down this morning. It was insured in the Transatlantic Company for E 25. 1 A Rich Claim. A Cromwell mine has sent down a cake of 317 ounces of gold from 290 tons quartz, for a fortnight’s crashing.

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 382, 29 June 1881, Incorrect date

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 382, 29 June 1881, Incorrect date

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