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.

TELEGRAMS.

[£eß PRESS ASSOCIATION.] A Victim of Superstitioil. Ohinemutu, To-day. A young Maori girl of 18, died here this week from inflammation of the lungs. She had been ailing for some time, and her friends believed she was bewitched, so they sent her outside the whare during the terrible storm of Monday night, in order to drive the taipo out of her. She died the following rdorrtirig'. Sack Home Again. Wellington, To-day. The Hinemoa arrived from Opunake this morning, with the Hon. Mr Rolleston, the Hon. Major Baillie; and Yolun teer F. Peters,' of the Carterton Ritieti, who injured his hip joint during some games in camp. A comrade accompanied the latter. Major Baillie was invalided by Dr Diver through suffering from a slight attack of bronchitis, and was ordered to return home. Peters was taken to the hospital here. An Eventful Day.

The whole of the writs were issued last night, and they are returnable by the 19th of December. Friday, the 9th December, is fixed for the general polling day. The Next Parliamentary Session. Supplement to Gazette notifies issue of writs, appoints polling places, and calls Parliament together for 22nd December. It is not, however, Called for dispatch of business. Sir Mddred and Somnns Seized for Debt .Dunedin, To-day. The Daily Titties' sporting Correspondent cables over that Sir Modred and Somnus have been seized for debt. A lawsuit is pending, and the affair is causing great excitement in Melbourne. Whitelaw’s Cottage Burnt Down. A four-roomed house in Castle street, occupied by Whitelaw, has been burnt down, loss, L2OO. The place was uninsured. A Damper on the Proceedings. The sports were greatly interfered with by the rain, which fell heavily in the afternoon. Gone to Wellington. Mr Oliver goes to Wellington to-day, and remains there till after the elections. Not Appreciated. The police have warned the licensed victuallers of Dunedin that they intend enforcing the provisions of the new Act, with respect to the front doors of hotels being kept locked on Sundays, and proceedings will be taken against those who do not comply with the Act, in order that the matter may be tested, as they consider the provision very arbitrary, troublesome, and useless.

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

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18811110.2.14

Bibliographic details

TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 497, 10 November 1881

Word Count
366

TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 497, 10 November 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.

Working