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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(PER PRESS >BSOOUTION ) The Harvey Group. Auckland, Ncvombor 19 The Richmond has arrived from the Islands with a cargo of pearl shell and fruit. She reports that the British lag is flying on all the islands of the Harvey group nt which she touch* d, H.M.B* Hynointh having visited the group for that purpose. Burned to Death. Napier. November 19. Another fatal accident 1b roported from Wairoa. A little &ir), the daughter of Jas Fletcher, died this morning, the effeofc of her clothes having caught fir«. Thii 18 the Hecoud Bimi ; ar fatality within a fhort period In that district The Defence of the Colony. Wellington, November 19. Government have received a memo from Major-General Stoward, military ndvtßor to tho ooiony, giving an exact di eorlption of the new cruisers to pro von t miwlakes m future. Fivo aro boing built, throe at Ellerswick and two at Glasgow They represent a groat advance on the Arohor typa, being larger m every way and fast r. Tlvy are 255 feet long and forty broad Tbe speed ia 19 knots, and thoy carry 199 men. Tho armamont is eight fortj five-pound rapid firing guns, eight three pound ditto, two Nordenf t ldta an 1 four torpedo tuna, lh y have steel decks 2 inches thiok. Tho Maori Will Case. Argument m the will oisa was ontlnuea* by Mr Ebrpe? who submitted that Airini'e conduct m the expressed determlnatloa to obtain a will m her favor won perftotly open and natural to the oh if •ad Carroll, although there wai, ho admitted, a cot.fl'ot between her testimony and Carroll's as to what Rennta had said m regard to making a now will. Poaching m the Waimakwiri. CHBIBTOHOBOH, Wovornber 19, About six o'oook this morning, Constable Donoghue detected a man Darned Feutherstono In the act of taking tront with nets m the Wairmkarlrl at Kaiapcl, Be had five fiah weighing 20 ponnds. D mogbue also searched a man ■ Darned Phillips and found three trout, OD3 weighing 8 pounds, la his possession, Found Dead. The dead body of a man named Thomas Topping, an old resident of the f efton diatriot, was found m the Ashley to-day, evidently drowned a week ago. He i leaves a wife and a grown up family. Burglary m Ohristchurch. Tho prcmleeo of Mr J. T. Brown coal •id timber merohant, corner of Tunrn and Colombo streets were burglariously entered between Saturday night and Monday morning. The baok door to the effioa was borst open with a p!eoe of gas plpiog and three drawers In Mr Brown's desk were forced open. Fortunately all his valuablos were looked up In the safe which the burglars did not attempt, and they did not seoure any spoil, stamps and postcard* being evidently too small matter* to warrant their taking them* The polloe wer communicated with this morning bat ere doubtful if a olao o&n be got to the offenders. Mayoral Election. Timaku, November 19. Mr D. M Ross has been eleoted Mayor unopposed. Arrived. Port Chalmers, November 19, Arrived— Anahuao, ship, Oapt. Weldon, 116 days from Boston, part cargo for Lyttelton. Musical Honors* Uowbdin, Novsmber 19. The remits of tho. musioU examination at Trinity College, London, have been re oelved. Miss BlaDohe Joel heads the list with 94 and 90 out of a possible 100, Miss Maud Fiohett 02 and 83. ] Excursion Tickets* The Onion Company has decided to Issue speoial excursion tickets In favor of school teaohers or pupils visiting the Melbonrna Exhibition. Heart Disease. Edward Johnston, an out-patient of the hospital died m his bouse from heart disease. Ho lived alone.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 19 November 1888

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 19 November 1888

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