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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

(Paa Press Association.) Auckland. Ootober 29. Accorltnar to Mr Kesfon, governor of the Mount Eden gaol, there Is no troth In the statemont chat a Ma<ri prisoner was dangerously injired m o qaarrel recently. It is stated that the purchas*. of thn business of the Adelaide F.re arid Marine Assurance Company by the South Brltlnh Insuranoe Oompany has beon practically completed. It. is poßsib's that one of the Auckland yachts will be sent to compete (n the large yacht race m Wellington In January next. 1 Wanganui, Ootober 29. In tbe esse Grant v -Manawatn Road Board, the jury retired at 4 20, and returned into Court at 9 35 with a throefourth i verdiot for plaintln, damages £173 15s 6d with costs. A certificate was given for eight days' extra allowance for oonnsel. The o >Bs will be enormous ; tho oase has lasted nine days. Mr Jelliooo was for p'alniiff, and Mr Flz^.rbert for the defendants, New Pl* mouth, Ootober 29. The goods and ohattels of Mr J. Elliott, J.P , Waltara, were sold under distress warrant issued by tbe New Plymouth Harbor Board for rates amounting to £2 ss. There was * large attendance at the sale, but the goods were sacrificed. A bogpy, almost new, fetched 17s, a plan^ 20a, valuable pictures 7s 6d. Tho amount on the warrant was not satisfied till nearly half the furniture was sold. Mr Elliott informed the bailiff before the sale that the judgment was Illegally obtained, and he would paooeod against the Board for damages. It Is thought there Is some fl >w in the proceedings. The Supreme Court was oooupied all today m hearing tho case Breach v Victoria Insurance Oompany. An Insurance was tfidoted by the plaintiff on the old ohnroh (whloh was burned four years ago) to secure alleged arrears of stipend, amounting to £600. After hearing the evidenoe his Honor directed the jury that Breaoh had no insurable Interest as far as tbe ohuroh wbb concerned* Braaoh also olaimed £10 on the harmonlam m the ohuroh, which he alleged was his own property. Tbe jury brought m a verdiot for £10, value of the harmonium, and costs £3 14a. Napier, Ootober 29. Rev Father Relgnler died last night, aged Beventy-sevei years. Ha arrived m the oolony In 1842 He was esteemed by Protestants and Orthotics alike. Wellington, October 29. Mr Haseldon, Uader-Seoretary for Jußtloe, leaves this afternoon on a tour of Inspection of the otago and Southland judicial districts. Blenheim, Ootobe; 29 The prospectors at Walkakaho, Hart and Gibson, got on Saturday 37uz I3lwts of gold, lnolud n^ a 16oz nugget. The first young lady who oiimbed to the claim was presented with a large- nugget. Gretmouth, Ootober 29. A meeting was held to night to elect a School Oommltee m place of the last one, whloh wns not legally elected. It w*h very thinly attend, d, and after a good deal of discussion and some recrimination, the meeting broke up without eleotlng a Committee Only ihreo of those proposed agreed to stand, consequently no election could take place. , HokitikA; October 29. The weather is very tempestuous, with heavy squ die. The sea is rough, preventing shipping. Christohuroh, Ootober 29. A young man named Albert Goodall was committed for trial on charges of stealing a horse belonging to George Johnston, Mechven, on Ootober 10th, and soother belonging to George T. B.ker at Lake Oolerldge, on October 12th, There are two charges of horsestealing at K*Upol pending against him. Bail was refused. Au Austrian stevedore, named Charles Demloheli, wbb found lying unoonsolous In the hold of the Arawa at 11 3Q a.m. to-any. Mo had been sent to pot some shei'p into the reserve ohomber of the ship, and had evidently slipped, and fell 20ft. His ekull was fractured, and he died during the afternoon. He leaves a wife and three children. Qamartj', October 29 An accident happened to the ship Opawa as she was slowing round after entering the harbor to-day. The wind changed when tie vessel had entered the harbor and her anchor was dropped. In slewing round Bhe j/assed over her anohor, and a small hole was made In her bottom. She began to leak, but it was some time before th s was discovered As aoon as It was found out, a gang of men were put on to pump, and In about an honr they had reduced tbe writer In the veißel eight inches. A diver Is beln.g sent down to examine the damage, and to-morrow the cargo will be removed, and the vessel will prob»b,ly be sent on to Port Ohalmers for ropairs, Dunedin, Ootober 29. S.Up to date £2965 baa been guaranteed for the proposed Exhibition. £1000 was obtained m about an hour this morning. At tho Inqueßfc on Wm MoLaughlan, who hanged himself, the evidenoe we»t to show that be had worried greatly snout some bad speculations. The verdiot was " Suicide while temporarily Insane," The National Insurance Oompany declare a dividend at tho rate of 10 per cent per annum and a bonns of 61 pea , share, leaving £11,694 to be oarried forward. The profits for the year, with tbe bahrjce brought forward, give a total of £26,401.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1983, 30 October 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1983, 30 October 1888

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