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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(PER I 1 ii ESS ASSOCIATION.) A Fatal Dire. Auckland. October 29. Ernest Dtlver, who injured himse f on he 14 h Inst, by diving into four feet of vAter nt the ia't water biths, died on Saturday from oonaaesion of 'ho brain. Tram Accident. Richard Howard, of Ouehunga, wai nrlously injured ou Saturday afternoon ay falling from the front platform of « tram oar m Syraond street. He was rendered uncoDßciouß, biood oozing from the e*r. Hs w»a rem ved to the hospital, and ia progressing favorably. A Serious Quarrel m Gaol. A Maori Is m the hospital m a ortMcal state, tha result of inj irios sustained by Mm while a prisoner ia the Mount Eden gaol. He had a qdarrel with a fellow prisoner, Arthur Kirk, while stone*break« ing, and the latter panned the Maori into the quarry, etoalog rupture. Kirk wm sentenced by the gaol authorities to seven days' confinement on bread and water for the offence, A house In Summer street Ponsnnby, ovned by Savory and occupied by Ford* was destroyed by fire at 2 a.m, to-day. The adjoining house wai damaged. Supposed Infanticide. The dead body of a onild waj found Oil the beach nea; Judge's bay, Pornol l , on Saturday afternoon. The body wai clothed m two calico gowns, wrapped In a woman's psttloont and tied m an old sugar bag. The body bad evidently been In tha water some time aa decomposition had set m. Apparently it had been boffatted by the tide as it was found at high water mark. These is no oin* to the parent*. The Ponsonfty Pire. The fo lowing are the iasuraooes on the buildings destroyed by the Punsonby fire; furniture £100, New Zealand ; house owned by Bout and occupied by Hilditoh, £175 Sou'h British. The insurance on ■Savory's building cannot be ascertained at the owner is absent. JFatal Fire at the Thames. Thamks October 25, A fire broke out m Feady'a butcher's . shop m Brown street at 2 o'clock this morning, and spread to the livery and bait stables oS John O'Connell, which were also totally destroyed. A young women named Emily Jenkins, employed as servant by ready was burnt to death, while Peady and his wife and child had a narrow escape. The lobb is estimated at £400 There was no insurance, Inoendiarism is suspected. An Insurance Case. New Plymouth, Ootobev 29. The Supreme Court is now engaged with the civil case, Rev S. Breach ▼ Victorian Insurance Company. The plaintiff sues for insurance money on the Scotch. Kirk, which was oumt down m August, 1882. Found Dead. Wellington, October 29. . The body of a man was found m the harbor about half-past fonr this morning. Two letters, one unopened, addressed Ihomas B leaden, contractor, Union or Cook street, Auokland, were found m a. pocket. The body has not yet been identified The body found m the harbor thh morning has been identified aa that of Wm. Blowden of Auckland. The Cable. < < . ; .Nelson, October 2d, The Superintendent at Wakapoaka wires the "Evening Mail" that Port Darwin spoke tha repairing steamer yeaterday on the 1871 cable. Until then she was unaware of a break m the new cable. Later information from the ship states she had commenced to pay out towards the buoy on the Bangoewangt end, which she expects to reach about 4 this afternoon. She han 110 knots of new patent cable to pay ont which will nompiatn the renewal of the 1871 cable, Tne splice was let go m 127 b fathoms. The temperature of the sea at the bottom was 36 deg Fahrenheit •Drowing Case. A child, two years old, the daughter of P. Sodd, surveyor, while at a plonio at Takaka was missed and on search being made was fouad drowned on a snag m quarter of a mile down the river. Committed for Trial Ohwsxohuboh, Oocober 29 J. Oram Sheppard, formerly manages of the City Hotel, was committed for trial. today on a charge cf misappropriating a promissory note given by R. N . Newby, Kaiapoi Woollen Factory. The eleventh meeting of the Ktiapol Woollen Company was held to-day. A dividend of 5 per cent, was declared.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1982, 29 October 1888

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1982, 29 October 1888

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