[pick press association.] It’s at Work. Auckland, To-day. The electric fire alarm system is in working operation. Bad NewsScarlet fever of a malignant type is prevalent in the city and suburbs. To Be Handed Over. The Industrial Home Committee have notified to the Government their intention to hand over that institution on April Ist. Case Dismissed. Timaru, To-day. The charge against W. H. Tubb, of alleged larceny of LIOO partnership money, was heard this morning and dismissed. The accused had received LIOO, and went to , Wellington without telling his partner he was going, but took only L3O with him, leaving L7O with his wife. His partner suspected a criminal intention and laid an information. Larrikinism. Eleven lads have been summoned for larrikinism on New Year’s eve—breaking windows, lifting gates, upsetting offices, Eleven v. Twenty-two. The English cricketers arrived this morning to play a one day’s match. The veatjier is cool, and a steady breeze is blowing. The local Twenty-two went in first. The Vexed Question. Dunedin. To-day. The Presbyterian Synod debated at length last night the question of marriage with a deceased wife’s sister. Ultimately a motion was carried by a majority six referring the question to the Presbytery kirk sessions, with a view of dealing with it next year. Libel. In the Supreme Court, the case, Massey v. Allen, in which the ex Town Clerk claims L 2,500 damages for alleged libel is being heard.
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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 537, 18 January 1882
TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 537, 18 January 1882
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