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TELEGRAMS.

[I>KU I‘KKS.S ASSOCIATION.') A Baby Scalded to Death. Wellington, To-day. An infant, aged eleven months, a daughter of Mr F. E. Liard( t, died this morning from the result of scalds sustained on Monday. The accident occurred through the child pulling a teapot ofijthetable. V i Forgery and Horse Stealing.? G. |S. Skinner has been arrested on

d charge of forgery and horse stealing* aiid remandeddill the 16th. Sudden Death of a Stevedord. A man named Wm. Elson, a stevedore* died suddenly this morning while at work stowing wool on board the ship Pinko. An inquest will be held. A Warning to those Immoral Sweepists. It is probable that action will be taken against those who were engaged in getting up sweeps at the Hutt races on the 30th. A Big Majority^ Mastbeton, To-day. The official declaration of Wairarapa North, gives Beetham a 1 majority of 31ft Prosecutions for im- • personations will be taken. A Close ShaveFoXton, ToudayC The official declaration of the poll for Rangitikei gave Stevens, 487 ; Fox, 485 ; Stevens was declared elected.. A Ne'w Borough. Chkistghurch, Tb-day. The Hon. J. T. Peacock was to-day elected Mayor of the new Borough of St. Albans with opposition. A Good “ Billet ” Declined. . Dunedin. To-day. The Herald says that Dr. Macdonald has received letters by the last mail stronly recommending him to stand for : the Rectorship of the Edinburgh High School, with a salary of LI,OOO, but he has declined. GoldThe escort brought down L 20,000 worth of gold last night. ■ The Bun Question. Mr Vincent Pyke has convened a meeting of Otago members to consider the run question. Electoral. The polling at Dunstan gave Pyke 530 and Fraser 482. Suicide. William Edwards, a blacksmith, com- ’ mitted suicide at Clinton last night by hanging himself. Deceased had been 4ir ’ low spirits for some time past. ; [For continuation of reading matter see

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 508, 14 December 1881

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 508, 14 December 1881

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