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[pbu press association.] A Torpedo Corps. Auckland, To-day. The Ponsonby Rowing Club have decided to offer their services to the Government as a torpedo corps. The Premier’s Relaxation. The Hon Mr Stout his gone picnicing with the members of the Liberal Association to-day. Fire. New Plymouth, Tt -day. Mr Holdsworth, Chief Postmaster here had his private residence at West Town burnt to the ground last night at about 11 o’ The family escaped with difficulty. Nothing was saved. Insured in Standard— L4OO on house, L2OO on furniture. The cause of the fire is supposed to be a log of lighted wood tumbling from the fireplace. The Ruapehu Mails Wellington, To-day. In consequence of the accident to the Ruapehu the departure of the English Mails will probably bo delayed until Tuesday. Wellington Defences. Lieutenant Douglas, Naval Staff officer, j has presented to the Governor his report on the defences of Wellington Harbor. The report is of a confiiential nature. Supreme Court. | Christchurch, To-day. 1 At the Supreme Court to-day William Burton, for indecent assault, was acquitted ; John Geo. Templeman, for larceny from a dwellinghouse at Kaikoura, was found guilty and sentenced to six months’ hard labor. I Accident to a Jockey. Wm. Purdham, the jockey, was thrown J from his horse while riding home from I Templeton last night and received con- I cussion of the brain. He is still uncon- I scious. , I Pedestrian! sm. At 3 p.m. bwau had covered 456 miles, I the local men’s total being 445 miles. Swan has to do 44 miles 9 hours 15 I minutes to accomplish his task. I Fatal Accident. Blenheim, To-day. Henry McKogney, laborer, aged 40, I was killed yesterday afternon by a tree I falling across his neck. The deceased I was a sober industrious man, and leaves a I widow and four young children. An inquest will beheld.

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1511, 11 April 1885

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1511, 11 April 1885