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TELEGRAMS.

[PUR PRESS ASSOCIATION.] Constable Kelly and the Burglars. Auckland, To-day. Mounted Constable Kelly arrived safe on Saturday. Ho had a long chase after two men wanted for burglary, and has succeeded in arresting them. The Maori Meeting. Alexandra, To-day. The proposal that Te Kgakau and ten other prominent chiefs shall accompany Te Wheoro to Auckland to draw up the basis of an arrangement for submission to Parliament will probably be carried out. A Shake. Wellington, To-day. A slight shock of earthquake was felt early this morning. Local Industry. Patka, To-day. At a meeting of farmers and commercial men on Saturday, it was resolve I to form a linseed company, to he called the Patea Oil and Fibre Manufacturing Company, Limited, with a capital of L 3,000, in GOO shaves. 250 shares have been taken up. Gun Accident. Opunake, To-day. A lamentable gun accident occurred here yesterday, resulting in seriously wounding a young man named Thomas Fowler and another named Walter Suit were out shooting when the gun accidentally exploded, t! e -barge entering the hue side of the face, fracturing the upper jaw, and taking away a portion of the ear. Until the doctor reports to-day it is not known whether there are any hopes of his recovery. Fowler was held in the highest estimation. Trouble Among the Darkle?. Wellington, To-day. Info;mation has just been received that two natives were stabbed by another native at Waitotara last evening. Earthquake. Blenhieu, To-day. . Two slight shocks of earthquake were i

felt between 12 and 12.30 this morning, and another heavier one at 3.50. Destruction of a Wool Shed by Fire. A tire last night destroyed the wool shed of J. Raynor, at South Side. Besides the wool a scouring and wool drying machine, perfectly new, which were stored in the shed were both destroyed. The insurance on the building is—Llso and L2OO on the average of wool in the Royal. A policy of L 250 in the same office on tho wool drying machine lapsed last Thursday. Mr Rayner is a heavy loser. The origin is unknown. Burglary. Christchurch, To-day. Early yesterday morning Walker, Smith and Co.’s drapery store at Amberley was burglarously entered, and cash to the amount of L6O carried off. A Heavy Loss. Dunedin, To-day. Guthrie and Larnach’s balance-sheet shows a loss for the year of L 24,949, duo entirely to two sources, namely, the burning down of the Para Raha mills and winding up two large branches. Correct Insurances. The corect insurances on the Duke of Sutherlan I are The Adelaide company, South British, Union, Standard, United Cornwall, South Australian, Union of Canton, LI ,000 each ; Colonial, L 1,500 ; Commercial, LSOO ; Universal, 1*3,000.

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 636, 15 May 1882

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 636, 15 May 1882

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