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TELEGRAMS.

[per press association.] Burglaries. Auckland, To-day.

Three burglaries were reported to-day. The till of the Army and Navy Hotel was robbed of L 4, and money and jewellery to the value of L 8 was robbed from the house of Mr Brinstnead at Ouehunga. Accepted Tender. Wellington, To-day. The Guthrie and Larnach Company’s tender for railway sleepers has been accepted. It is 10,000 totara or black pine delivered at Lyttelton, at 2s lOd each ; 20,000 delivered at Timaru, and 10,000 delivered at Oameru, at the same price. The Veteran’s Benefit. Mr Hoskins received quite an ovation at his benefit last night in “ The School for Scandal.” There was an immense house. A Ministeralist. Mr Edwards, a candidate South Wellington, addressed the electors. He expressed approval of the present Government. A vote of confidence was carried. Supreme Court Sentences. New Plymouth, To-day. The criminal sittings of the Supreme

Court were concluded late last evening, when Walter Stannard, for horse stealing at Hawera, was sentenced to three years imprisonment with hard labor, in both cases sentences to run concurrently. Geo. Tuliere, for obtaining goods under false pretences, was found “Not guilty,” but on a charge of passing a fraudulent cheque, he was found guilty, and sentenced to six months’ imprisonment with hard labor. Pire. Timabu, To day. Two attached four-roomed cottages belonging to the building society were burned down this afternoon. No water was available. The buildings were still in the builder’s hands, and were covered by a builder’s risk of LSOO in the North British. They cost about LSOO. Only £l5O. Dunedin, To-day. The London and Lancashire office had a risk of Ll5O on the premises burnt on Wednesday;

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 498, 11 November 1881

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 498, 11 November 1881

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