PostponedAuckland, November 12. Last Saturday's roces were postponed for a week on accouut of rain. Sir G. Grey. Sir G. Grej addresses a meeting tomorrow evening on political topicß; Fire at Auckland. A flro In Dublin atrtet on Saturday night destroyed the residence and furniture of Turley, draper.' The building was owned by Miss Daw and waa Insured for £225 In the South British and the furniture for £255 'n the game office. Turley's lose Ib £100 over lnsuranoe. It ia auppoeed the fire was earned hy the Ignition of clothes drying before the kitchen range. An Attempted SuicideMichael Sheehan, a young man who some weeks ago cut his throat waa brought up at the Police Court and dismissed, the Bench acoeptirg his stepfather's bond of £60 and his undertaking to look ifter the acouaed. Complaint of the Unemployed. Twenty-five men were discharged from the relief works lathe Waitakerei district on Saturday by the Waltemata County Oouncil. They complain that a number of Maoris and well-to-do settlers are retained on the works which are being prosecuted I with £500 vi ted by Government for the relief of Auckland unemployed, and to the occasional employment of necessitous village settlers of the Swanaon, dlatrlot. Samoan Land Dispute The Samoan land dispute haß entered a new phase. Mo Arthur and Co, hare got the High Commissioner of the Pacific to declare Cornwall bankrupt, and the sale of lands belonging to Cornwall Is announced to be held on 12th November at Apia. Fatal Accident. Thames, November 12 William Byrnes, who sustained severe spinal concussion a few days ago by an acoldent at Walhi, died at the hospital on Saturday night. Fire. Wellington, November 12. Two shops, m Adelaide road, were burned at 2 am. The one In which the fire began was unoccupied and was owned by Sorrall who ocoupled the other. Insurance, Colonial £700 and £200 on the stepk. Nothing was saved. A Fe.culi.ar Case. There was rather a peculiar oaie In the Bankruptcy Court this morning. Brown and Rogers, Maaterton, came up for publlo examination. The solicitor for the creditors submitted that jurisdiction was not properly founded, inasmuch as one member of the firm signed the petition for adjudication, the other members of the firm not having subscribed their signatures. Although the Assignee had realieed every asset of the firm, it would be useless to prooaed further until trie question wbb settled, as the proceedings were Irregular, and might be upset at a later o'age. Mr Justice Rlohmond held he could not go on nntil jurisdiction was made olear. The ouae was ordered to stand over. The Midland Railway Government have received intimation that the Midland Railway Company -are only awaiting the arrival of the contract, which was signed on September 25, to oompleta arrangements for securing the neoessary capital, when the works will be immediately pushed on, , ' Bicycle Record: Chbistohuboh, November 12. Last year's 50-mlle bloycle road record, was beaten this morning by 3mlni- The j oourse was to Leeston and baok. The road was In good order. Wilson, Pioneer 8.C., lOmlns. otart, 1 ; &o»mes, Christ- : I churoh 8.C., scratch, 2. Time— 2 hours 32 mins, ' The Gorernor The Governor has gone on a visit to the Hon J. B. A. Aoland's station, Mount ' Peel. He returni to Christohufoh on ' Friday. Bankruptcy Annulled PttNßDiw. November 13 i The bankruptcy of the Rev Brunton ; was annulled to-day. ; A Chinaman Billed InyoboabqiiiL, Novembo- 12 Joe Sam idee, a Chinese miuer at i Bound Bill, was killed on Saturday i through a ftjil of earth m his claim,
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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 12 November 1888
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 12 November 1888
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