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TELEGRAMS.

[per press association.] Church Bazaar. Auckland, To-day. The bazaar in aid of the new Catholic Ohqrch his already realised L6OO, and Ll6O more are expected. A Candidate in Trouble. Gordon, one of the defeated candidates for Franklyn North, was summoned to-day for neglecting to supply a list of scrutineers employed by him during the election. The Court reserved judgment. The Raid on tie-. Auckland growersAt the Police Court this morning Donald Watson, brewer, was -fined L2O, and costs L 23, for neglecting to date beer duty stamps. Several publicans were fined 20s, and* costs, for neglecting to efface the* beer duty stamps. Two or three of the prosecutions fell through, and the Customs’ solicitor gave notice of appeal. Death of a Bushman. Thames, To-day. ■ James Pergusson Grant, bushman, died suddenly. The coroner’s jury’s verdict; was “ Death from heart disease.” A Letter from Tawhiao. 1 New Plymouth, To-day.

Mr Parris has received a letter signed “ King Tawhiao,” requesting him not to listen to any of the proposals to have a Land Court at Mokau, as he (the King) is opposed to it. The Latest trom Pungarehu. Pungarehu, To-day. Oxato station was broken up yesterday; not one man was left behind. They were all transferred here. The men are still continuing the work of devastation. About 500 acres are now destroyed. Some men to-day have taken sacks with ■them to be filled with potatoes for the different company messes.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 521, 29 December 1881

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 521, 29 December 1881

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