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’ [per press association.] The Criminal Market Looking Up. Auckland, To-day. During last night a bottle containing coins and documents, was stolen from . under the foundation stone of the new Wesleyan church. Twelve robberies and burglaries were committed here during last month. The till of the Provincia Hotel was robbed yesterday of LI 6s 9d Exceeding His Duty. Francis Cleave, a bailiff, was fined 20s and costs for illegally entering a house. Affairs at Farihaka. Wellington, To-day. The special correspondent of the Press Association at Pungarehu writes that he visited Parihaka this morning. A large number of natives were there. Tohu addressed a large assemblage yesterday and to-day. He preached peace, and told the natives not to he frightened. Several influential chiefs from other districts are at Parihaka. l|The natives have been out of the settlement for nine days. As It Should Be. An Order in Council has been issued making it lawful to use any kind of stamp issued by the Government, except beer duty stamps, in payment of any fees under the Stamp Fee Act of 1874 or 1880, and allowing penny postage stamps to be used for stamping receipts under the Stamp Act of 1876. Harbor Board Debentures. Wellington Harbor Board debentures to the value of L 30,000, at 6 per cent., are all placed in Melbourne at 104. They were only forwarded by the Te Anau on her last trip. The Alluring Metal. Lyell, To-day. A new reef has been discovered at Deep Creek, near Lyell township ; the seam of the stone is 12ft. thick. The trial crushing gives a splendid return. Numbers of leases have been already applied for on the line, and the discovery is considered a most important one. ‘‘Tarantara.” Opunake, To-day. Major Bailie, in command of a company pf 50 Marlborough volunteers, arrived this morning per s. s. Stella. They march at once for Pungarehu. The road between here and Stoney river is closed for traffic, by order of Colonel Roberts, during to-day and to-morrow.

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881