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(PER PREBB AS800IATION.) Auckland, November 16. The well-known thoroughbred stallion, Libeller, by Traducer— Katterlaa, died to-day at Poeora. Tho horse was recently purchased by Mr Dickey. An extensive plant for the manufacture of aheet and corrugated Iron, la ou board the ship lonio, consigned to the Ooehanga Ironworks. It has been resolved by the Thames Borough Ooancll to co-operato with the Auckland Chamber jf Oorameroo m hay. Ing the Thames goldfiald fitly represented at the Paris Exhibition. Nafibr, November 16. The Colonial Union Company are Insnlating the steamers Oxford and Worcester for frrzm meat, Tyeer and Co. will also probably fit up Sir William Pearoe'a steamer ±$atavla. There will then be plenty of tonnage for the frozen meat. Nblbon, November 16. Paroquets are so numerous In country dlstrlotß, that fears are expressed that the fruit and hops will be seriously damaged j by them. At Ngatfmotl yesterday a big trea was shattered by lightning and set on fire. A settler who was riding past at the time bad a narrow escape, and with difficulty controlled hla horse. Christohoroh, November 16. '. It Is understood that the difficulty between the Insurance companies and Mr Pratt, the owner of the buildings deetroyed by the fire at Hobday's on October 3rd, Is not yet settled. The premises were Inßored for £5000, and it Is aald that the companies wlah to rebuild at a ooafc of £3600 The Governor returned to Chrlstohnroh from Mount Peel this evening, and will leave for Wellington to-morrow. Tiwaru, November 16. A complimentary concert was given at the Theatre Koyal last evening for the benefit of Miss Kale Halgh, a member of a musical family hore, who la going to Melbourne for training as a vocalist. A Dumber of loading ao&ateors took p»rt, and posnen from " Norm a," "II Trovatoro," "Fille dv Reglmant," and "Patienoe" were given, Mies Halgh sustaining the chief parts. The Theatre wbb orowded, and the performances very euooessful. Shoald a course of iostruotion : In Melbourne produce enoonraglng rebults ! Miss Halgh will go on to Germany. Dwbdin, November 16. The nnmber of candidates for the nnntul examination for degrees ii eUtyelght, of which forty six are for 8.A., one B.Sc, five M.A. honora, five LL.B., seven for eecond m.edioal professional ox-»mfn-itlon, three third medical, and one for M.D. The B.A candidates fnolude five candidates for Senior Scholarahlps at the New Zealand University. iNVEROARQiLt, November 16, Tho Wyndhnm Dairy Faotory sold twenty tona of cheese, delivered m Dnnedln, at s<i per Ib, and It Is expected the rest of the reason's make will be Ukea at tho name prfo 3 , Maloolm MoPhee, formerly « farmer m the Longbnsh district, afterwards a hotelkeeper, and during the last few years a sawmlllor there, met with an accident last week which hes caused death. Mo Phee reoently removed his mill to Glenomam, Oatlins, and on the day named fell on • olioular caw m motion lacerating his head. MoPhee leaves a widow and yoong family. * The bodies of Andrew M'Farlane and his wife, who were drowned bj month ago with thred others while fording the Mataara, were rcoovered last night about ten chains below where the drowning occurred. It was laid at the time that M'Farlane lost hia life In an attampt to reaoh his wife, and the fact that the bodlei werfi found together ©atangled la a so«t, won/d Indicate that he had got hold of h«r, and that they had periahad together,-

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 17 November 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 17 November 1888