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w :[PBB ! PHBfcS 5 ; d A Breach of the LicenflingAet. ' Welitogton, To^day,vr;!. .The police are still enforcing the PM: ijs virions of the licensing law rfgfadmg' if Sunday trading, and the proprietor of the Prince of Wales Hptel, Tory street; was i 0 fined L 3 and, costs ior. a breach of this e Ordinance. > is A Non-Legal Pee; » The Law Society this morning brought >t an action against a solicitor' to recover >• his annual subscription now due. The i s magistrate held' that- the ' Society, not j being a corporate body, could not recover. £ - .Good News for New Zealand. e _ The Government has received informaj tioii from the Agent-General that he has, as instructed; completed arrangements for the efficient representation of New Zealand at the wool exhibition, to be held at L the Crystal Palace. The Agent-General also sends intelligence as to the amount of the New Zealand revenue for the year, ending March 31, including the statement that the' railway, profits represented 3J per cent.: of the construction,■ had been received in London with great satisfaction, and it is thought it is likely to have a good effect on the price of New Zealand j stock. • 1 The Dido. A letter received by th® Post states that i for the past fortnight the hands belonging ( to the Watarangi station, on the east coast, have seen wreckage on the shore belonging to a small craft, judging by the ■ size of the mast. Amongst it is a buoy . with the name of “ Dido ”on it, also part of a boat painted blue on the inside. - The 1 spot where the wreckage is seen is about five miles off Cape Palliser. Drowned. Nelson, To-day. A boy named Orson'Brookes, aged 14, together with his horse, has been drowned in attempting to" dross the Wafmea Fraudulent BankruptDunedin, To-day. Michael O’Grady, for fraudulent bankruptcy, was sentenced to a month’s imprionment, without hard labor, the point reserved for the Appeal Court being withdrawn. Committed for Libel. Thomas Allan, seedsman, is committed for trial for libel on M? Massey, the town cleik. Brought Dp. The Kaitangata' Coal Company have purchased the Elliot Vale Colliery for LIO,OOO, ~

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 389, 7 July 1881

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 389, 7 July 1881