. [PBB PKESf) ASSOCIATION. 1 Not Sterling. Aucki.ind, To-day. . A scene occurred at the distribution of K'zea in connection with the Ponsonby gatta. Mr Waymouth, a Cify Councillor, who had won a cup threw it on tho floor and trod on it because it was not silver. The cap was presented by Lewiabod, jeweller. • Freemasonry The Provincial Freemasons have received a reply from tfce Prince of Wales to a congratulatory telegram sent last week to the Grand Lodge, Dublin, on his visit to Ireland. His Royal Highness thanks the Provincial Grand Master most sincerely for the telegram and for the good wishes contained therein. Killed by a Lunatic. Trewpellar, a lunatic in the Asylum, while working in the grounds attached tec "the institution this morning, suddenly struck Thomson, a warder recently from the South, on the neck with a pitchfork, killing him instantly. Death. Mr J. Gordon Allan, a well-known barrister, died yesterday. On Thursday last he was attacked with an affection of the throat pronounced to be laryngitis, and he sank rapidly. He was about 63 years of age, and was much respected. Dental Valuation. Wellington, To-day. At the Supreme Court the civil case, Annie Barlow v Shaw, Saville Albion Co., claim L3CO damages, was heard. The plaintiff, a young woman, was a passenger by the steamer Arawa from London to Wellington, and when the vessel was in the Bay of Biscay a large meatsafe, which wsa unsecured on the poop, fell over on to plaintiff, striking her In the face and damaging one or two of her teeth. The jury awarded LSO damages. Forest Conservation. Blenheim, To-day. Professor Kirk is now in this district inspecting the forests on behalf of Government, with a view to adopt a plan for conservating the He leaves for Wellington to-morrow, to commence in specting the North Island. Inquest. At the inquest on Henry McKengly, killed on Saturday whilst falling a tree, a verdict of accidental death was returned. Committed for Trial. John Wilson, alias Coburn, was committed for trial to the Supreme Court, on a charge of rape on a girl nine years and three months old.
Fire, Christchurch, To-day. On Saturday night a coach house at Rangiora, the property of W. C. Ficholla. was destroyed by fire. Nicholls was n f «t insured. The damage is L 250. Charity. A costume cricket match is being played in Hsgley Park this afternoon, between jockeys and bookmakers, for the benefit of the jockey Mitchell, who was crippled for life by an accident at the Timarn races. Supreme CourtDunedin, To-day, The criminal sittings were concluded to-day, when James McGall and James Eastwood were again tried for highway robbery. McGall was sentenced to three years, and Eastwood four years. No Power. The Naval Band, despite the City Council, played in the Botanical Gardens yesterday. It is understood legal opinions say the Council has not power to prevent. Shipping. Bluff, To-day.
Arrived—Deva, barque, from London via Timarn, with 500 tons original cargo ; Jsne Maria, barque, from Dunedin in ballast, to load grain ; Lord of the Isles, barque, from Wellington in ballast, to load grain. Sailed—Rakaia, ship, for London with cargo of wool and grain ; Bells, barque, with grain.
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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1512, 13 April 1885
TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1512, 13 April 1885
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