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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS.

(Per Pkebs Association.;

Auckland, November 14 The two year old filly Bastle, by Musket — Crinoline, reoßntly puroheaad by Ohaafe for 300 guineas, on behalf of an Australian iportaman, was shipped to Sydney to-day. Font racing ponies were alao seat. The Boot Manufacturers' Association have advised MoArthar and Go. to reoom mend their employee, Oullen, to pay the fiae Imposed upon him by the Union. Thlb Is In respect of the second dispute which has Arisen at this factory. Napier, November 14. An elderly seaman on board the Plako while standing on the deckhouse to day attending to a sail, was knocked down by a Ball and fell on tho deok. 1 hough the distance was only eight feet, he broke his neok and died almott Immediately. A nautical enquiry on the fire on board tha Langatone ia to. bo held to morrow bef re the Oolleotor of Oußtoms, The damaged oargo, which Inoludes probably over fifteen hundred ball ■ of wool, out of a total oargo of three thousand bales, m to bo sold by auotlon on Saturday. ThU will be the largest sale of wool ever held In the oolony. At the irqnest held on the man Hugh McJury, killed oa the railway Una at Tak»pau, a verdlot of aooldental death was retoraed, the jury saying no blame was attachable to anybody. Wellington, Novomber 14. la tbe Appeal Oonrt thla afternoon Mr Haegltt, continuing the argument In the Maori will case, orltlolsed Arohdeacon Williams' evidence as to the interview with Renata on Friday afternoon, April 12, m which ho said Renata In the presence of Baveral Maoris, pointing to Airinl, eald he made his will m favor of her. Qaoting the evidence of Maori witnesses, who were present, counsel argued their testimony clearly ahowed Renata'a gestures and words were denunolatory of Airlnl, whom be said he disinherited on account of her marrying a Pakeha. Mr Haggltt submitted that without imputing falsehood to the Arch, deacon he believed the evidence of the witnesses was mistaken, unconsciously colored, and mixed, throngh listening to previous conversations with Airinl and misinterpreting the words and gestures of Renata as being m favor of Mrs Donnelly. That Brongbton and not Airlnl was recognised by Renata as his heir was evident, as just before he died the testator recommended his people to protect Broughton, not noticing Airlnl, who was present. The Oonrt adjourned until the next day. The plant for the eleotrlo lighting of the olty will shortly arrive here. Two motors and dynamoa are to be erected. Each dynamo Is estimated to be capable of developing eofficlent electricity to supply from 1000 to 1200 lamps of 130 candle power, whereas only about 600 lamps are provided for In the present ■oheme. Tneße aie proposed to be placed about equi-diotant throughout the olty, but Mr Oadarholm, agent for the Gulcher Eleotrlo Lighting Company is ef opinion that It would be advisable lo make an alteration m the main streets by using a less number of lamps of great Illuminating power. All the wires are to be carried overhead and will be suspended from oil Insulators, similar m appearance to the insulators attached to the ordinary telegraph lines, but containing reservoirs of oil, whioh ensures porfeot insulation and also wards off spiders, which might otherwise spin their webs ou the lines m sheltered places, Mr G. E. Barton of Wellington has been appointed a Native Land Court Judge. He will shortly proceed to the district north of Auckland. Dwnbdin, November 14. A. Barr, late Chief Postmaster, was presented with a servloe of plate and illuminated address by his fellow employees on retiring on a pension. At the annnal meeting of the National [nsuranoe Company the report, reoomnendlng » dividend of 10 per cent, waa adopted. Messrs R. Glendlning, B. Halenstein, and J. Kempthorne were reileoted Dlreotorsi Some discussion took ilace as to the desirability of capitalising 's 6d per share of the oapltal; but It was eaolved to leave the matte? to the diiretion of the Directors. I

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1997, 15 November 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1997, 15 November 1888

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