* [per press ASSOCIATION.] A Law Suit. Auckland, To-day. The owners of the barque Gazelle have issued a writ against the Commissioner of Customs for the value of the vessel, and damages for detention by the Customs Officer., Some time ago lOOlba of contraband tobacco were found on board, and the Captain was fined LIOO, which he paid. The vessel was subsequently seized by the Customs. Eight Shillings in the £■ Dunedin, To-day. At a further meeting of Singer’s creditors to-day it was agreed to accept a compromise of eight shillings in the pound, half in cash, and the balance in four months. Debts to tha amount of upwards of LIO,OOO were proved. Lady Emma. It was rumored this morning that Lady Emms had been scratched for the St. Andrew’s Handicap, but the statement has since been officially denied. The mare, however, is reported amiss. “ Glad to Death’s Mystery. ” Mrs McYiccar died last night from the injuries self inflict-d. Fire. A fire occurred here early this morning, destroying an old wooden building in Stafford street (known as Cobb’s stables), and the adjoining premises, used by Hargan and Co. for bottling purposes. The fire is supposed to be accidental. The insurances ascertainable are : Scottish Imperial, L4OO ; South British, L 750 ; Phoenix, L 220;0 0; Association, L 220;5 0; United, L 350; London a T d Lancashire, LI6O ; Norwich, LIOO ; Union, L 420.
A New Steamboat. The Union Steam Shipping Company has received a cable message informing them -of the launch of the Waihora at Glasgow. She sails on January 13th.
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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 805, 29 November 1882
TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 805, 29 November 1882
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