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fj’f.H VtCS' ASSOOIAI TON. 1 ta The Education Board. n Napier, To day. At the Education Board meeting to-day 3 ’ flirra was a full attendance, Mr Ormond alone being absent. Owing to Government having only supplied the Board with , one-third of the amount required for d urgent wants, the meeting adjourned to 3 this day week to consider the advisability of resigning and throwing the onus of administrating the education of the dis- ’ trict on the Government. Te Aro Fire. * Wellington, To-day. No trace of Barlow has yet been discovered. relatives scarcely thinK ho r was burnt in the Te “\ro House fire, a i search having been made amongst the 1 ruins without success. f Missing Steamer. Mr W. Gray, oecretary of the Post Office, has received a cable stating that 1 the captain of the Cunard steamer Palymra reports that on March 24, in the 1 Bay of Biscay, about 200 miles north of the Cape of Finistere, he passed the lifeboat of the Eastern Extension Company repairing steamer Magnetic. bhe was in good condition, and was fitted with masts and oars but no sails. There was no evidence of the boat having been occupied. There is {now little doubt but what the steamer foundered at sea. The Auckland Murder. The Government have under consideration the case of Prendergast, convicted and sentenced to death at Auckland for murder, and who was recommended to mercy. Post-Sessional. Balclutha, To-day. Mr Thompson addressed a large meeting of his constituents at Clinton last evening upon the past session, fully exp'aining hia own action in moving the motion by which the Ministry was" defeated The meeting was enthusiastic in favor of Mr Thompson, and passed a unanimous vote of thanks and confidence Criminal Sessions. Invercargill, To-day, The Supreme Court criminal sessions opened to-day with only two criminal cases. The Crown prosecutor intimated that he would enter a nolle proseqiie in the case of Gorrie and Meakle, who were arraigned at last sessions on a charge of perjury, and in whose case the jury disagreed.

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1519, 21 April 1885

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1519, 21 April 1885