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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(r br PBKSS ASSOCIATION.)

Fire. Adokiand, Ootober 22. Yesterday, stables at Arohlll belonging - to Maurice Casey, city night soll-oontrsotor 1 were destroyed by fire. One young pa*y - was burned to death. The .harness and » grain were destroyed, also the corporation » carts. Total damage, £500. lusuranoe, £200 In the New Zealand. Blowers stables, adjoining,- were also destroyed > but the hbraes and harness saved. Foolhardy Vbluntedre. Two young members of the Oity Guards on Saturday afternoon set np a kerosene l tin on the Surrey bills estate and began-' firing at It with rides at a distance of : 500. yards and a bullet whistled past .» i gentleman and s, little girl walking In Oruromer road and then penetrate 1 the wait of a house, smashing some things In .. the kltohen The police were informed and to put a stop to this extraordinary rifle praotioe In thlokly populated dUlrlo.s, the youths named Henry Casey and - Joseph Falrweather, will be.charged with a breaoh of the Police Offences Aot. , Illegally on Premises. Yesterday morning two residents of Onehunga, named John MoMahon and • William Hay ter, were arrested on a charge ' s of being unlawfully on the premises; of the reservoir, situate at One Tree Bill. Tbiß reservoir, which 10 toflnpply Onehunga with water, was found lately to be leaky, and certain auspicious clroumstances : caused the contractor to place a watchman on the premises. Aboot 1 a.m. yesterday two men approached the enclosure, burst open the door and entered. After doing some damage outside, the watchman fired a revolver at them but missed them, and they made off. The police were informed, and within an hour had the two men named m oustody. . Point Resolution Com mission. The report of the PoinJ 11. solution Oommisßionj has been forwarded td Wellington. Native Land. Hone te One, a well-known Maori ohief, dangerously ill at Kawhia, has sent m haste for a Justioe of the Peace to witness a document m referenoe to land m whioh ■; Prioe and Walker are interested. A Handsome Gift. Dunkdin, Ootober 22 .'. The Fire Brigades Association haW subscribed £80 towards Mr McOutoheon's family. Dinner to Mr Larnactt. The dinner to Mr Larnach on Saturday '_ was largely attended by representative men. Resignation. Oaptsln Stronaon resigns the oojq_> mand of the Otago Hussars, In consequence of finding continual disputes between tha troop and tbe Port Nevals. Alleged Stealing. At Black's last week Jobn Pltphes, William Pitches, and Andrew Pltohes, runholders, of Opbir, were charged with stealing two heifers. After two days hearing the Benoh oommltted Andrew Pitches, discharging tbe others. ' Pugilistic On Saturday night Lalng knooked ont Pettlngell m six rounds, but there waa considerable dissatisfaction at the Befsrss's decision.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1976, 22 October 1888

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1976, 22 October 1888

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