(PER FBBBS ASSOOIAriOIC.) A Singular Case. Auoklanp, October 28 Hayter and MoMahon were brought before the Polloe Ooart In connection with the oat' age at the Onehunga water works reservoir and remanded. It is alleged that on two previous ocoaslone deliberate attempts were made to destroy the reservoir, m one case the bottom beinp injured, apparently by an explosion of dynamite. Reported Discovery of Silver- | It 1b reported that valuable silver deposits have been discovered m the Mokau dl&trict. Bowing Association. Thd Bowiiig ASBooution met last nigh* and resolved to open the season next Saturday and hold the aanual rowing regatta on Deoember 15. Accident m a flaxmiU. A young man named W Do Norval, employed Jo Orawford'e fhxmlll, Kohonga, Raglan, had bis arm wrenobed off above the elbow by the machinery yesterday He Is now In Auokland hospital. Wreck of a Barque. Captain Lane, of tbe schooner Malle, states that while entering Wainapo (?) harbor at 7 a.m. on Ootober 11, he sighted the barque Eleotra, Captain Fisher, 380 tons, anohored close to the reef. Shortly afterwards Captain Lane noticed a signal at the Electra's mainmast and the ensign reversed, upon which he Immediately pat off to the barqae and went on beard. It was then foaud tl at she eras nground on the reef aft and bumping heavily- In a little time she commenced to fill rapidly, and about noon capaizd bodily over to seaward. The Oaptiln and crew then abandoned her and the hatches being washed off, the cargo, which consisted of 500 tons of oopra > was speedily floating out of the hold. When the Malle left on the 12th tbe Eleotra showed eigna of bresklDg up fast. Body FoundWeixikoton, Ootober 23. The police have received information from Tenul that the body of the man, J. Galbraitb, drowred In the Ohanga river on tbe 11th has been recovered. An Inquest wl!l be held to-day. It appears that deoeaeed took a wrong ford and his horse got iuto a quicksand. The Hon Mr Fergu*. The Hon Mr Fergus returns from Melbourne shortly. Electric Lighting. Timabtt, October 23. At the Borough Council meeting lss* evening a copy of tender was received from Mr F >rd, of Arrow, agent for Parker and El well of Wolverhampton, to light the street a with lDcandnscent lamps at £2 17a 61 each per annum, the Council providing wnter for motive power. Thin tender was received two days late, but had been notified by telegraph Tbe Mayor di.eoted it to be sent back aa too lste, and councillors on obtaining a copy were very angry at the chance of so great a reduoWou on the price being lost, the Gas Company 'a tender accepted being £5 ss. The Mayor Is now m Melbonrne. It waa resolved to invite Mr Ford to visit Tlmaru and u> nak him if he is willing to adhere to his offer. Obituary. Dunedin, Ootober 23. Mrs Gillies, mother of Judge Gillies, died this morning, aged 87.
Permanent link to this item
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1977, 23 October 1888
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1977, 23 October 1888
Using This Item
See our copyright guide for information on how you may use this title.