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(Pbb Press Association;) Auckland, November 12. Sic Wllloughby Dlion was drowned while fording the Panut River on horseback, about a mt'e from Kibiklhi on Saturday. The deceased resided m the Waikato district for the past 35 years. The farnaoa for smelting ore, ereoted at tho Karangahape by Me Parkefl three weeks ago, haa proved very saocessfal, and arrangements are being made for tho Introduction of another farnaoe, which will treat twelve tons per day. The Diocesan Synod opens its annual sessions to morrow, Blahop Oowle is expected to arrive here about Ohrlstmai. A boy, whllu on an excursion to Rangltoto Island on Friday last, discovered » hamaa skeleton bleached white on the beach. Bo brought tho skull to town, and it has been identified by the false teeth as that of R. J, Debaby, one of a party of yoang men drowned m a boating accident last New Year's Day. The remains will be Interred. The representative of the Government, la the purchase of the Rotoroa township, Mr Buahß.M. ,haa received offers of sale from a third of the natives. The survey of the Stratford route from the Ongaruhe Junction of the Central route, is practically complete, the northern and southern parties baring given each other the hand. This line is being gone over again to oheok the data, but the whole Information needed will he available for Parliament when it again meets. Some survey parties are still engaged on the Mlml Valley route, earning oat at Waltara. The employers at McArthur'a factory, who are paid at a stated wage, and who gave notice at the beginning of the strike, oame out this morning. The Sailors' Home fa apparently exporlenoing troublesome times. The Council have decided to dispense with the sirvlcea at tho Manager, Captain Moss ; the latter being equally dissatiufied having sent m bis resignation, Captain Moss writes a letter to the Press, stating he was not allowed to act aa Manager, and was aubijaotto ooaMuual espionage and slanders. The Home at present la almost without boarders, Wellington, November 12. The Commissioners of tha Melbourne Exhibition are reminding proposing wool exhibitors at the special January show that it ia now time to make the selection of fleeces, and to send m their applications for spacß. The Improsslon.that exhibitors have to inour any expense for show oases Is erroneous as the Commission will provide these, In the course of an interview to-day the Premier stated that while he did not agree with the action of Sir Thomas Mcllwralth generally be would enter a protest if an attempt were made to appoint to the Governorship of New Zealand a gentleman who was known to be unsuitable or objectionable tie the colony. He farther stated, that the Government had no official cognisance of Mr W, L Rees' co-operative scheme, as mentioned m the morning cables, nor had they heard anything of the proposal to guarantee 3 per bent upon the sum of £300,0QQ to be expended In the emigration of Lewis Crofters, : Blenheim, November 12. William Morris, a German, was sentenced to three months' hasd labor m the Terraoe Gaol for stealing olothlng from Plgot's store at Mahakipawa. He Baid he was hard up, and Blnoe the loss of a son accidentally shot he had experienced weakness, la the head. Hokitika, November 12, A miner named Walter Lennox, who had been missing three or four days, was found dead m a shaft at Rosa this morning. The body is slightly decomposed. He had been Buffering from melanoholia for some time. Chbistohurof, November 12. To-day the well-known horse Chancellor one of the best of Traduoer's stook, dropped dead In Oashel street, He won the C; J.O. Handicap on New Year's Day, 1880, and ran altogether m 33 raoes In six seasons with fair suooess* He belonged to Aghley and Ooleman who recently purchased him from Jas Spence, He had been at the stud for six years and gained second pHza for thoroughbred stalllona at the Metropolitan Show. t * To-day Jane Olarkaon, aliaa Jemima Der<jan, was oommltted for trial for forf l/<g and utorlng a oheque for £1 10a on the National Bank on November 2nd. She obtained a blank obeque at the New Zealander Hotel, and got the barman at the City Hotel to fill It m. She signed it Jemima Duncan andj cashed It at the Orown< Hotel. Dunedin, November 12, Alfred Yorke was oommltted foe trial on two charges of forgery, having signed oheqnes "A. 0. Sauoders." He avers that his name la Saondera. A Chinaman was fined treble value for smuggling olgtra from the Tal Yuan. A yonng man mooted Ellis K. Pjcard, sou of f)r Pioard, of London, was found dead In his bed at South Dunedin, having evidently been smothered while In an epileptic fit. He was a single m_an and had been m tho colony about three yeara. The Exhibition [gaairintee fund la now £6000, and a large jnumber of business firmß m loading streets have scarcely been canvassed yet. Preparations arejbelng made by woolbrokers for an active season. In ylqw of the approaohing wool eeatjon tha charge of &d hitherto made on wools delivered for auction, hsa been abolished, making the oharges lower than m Ohrlatohuroh, and much lownr than m Melbourne, There Is great dissatisfaction m the Mount {da district at the refusal of the Minister to recommend the throwing open of 12,000 acre%on runs 923 and 2228 for settlement,

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INTERPROVINGIAL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 13 November 1888

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INTERPROVINGIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 13 November 1888