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Auckland, November 23 Frederick Batler, a barman at Newton, died thia morning la an epileptio fit while his wife Had gone for the dootor. Oonaldorabla public discussion hss taken place respecting the speech of Mr Upton at the recent Dlooeean Synod r« girding Sunday observance, m which he stated that he did not or-j >ct to cricket, lawn tennis, or flailing on the S»bbath day. A motion of protest against these views has been passed at the Wceleyan district meeting. Nafier, November 23. TheMeohanloe'lnstitato and abutoher's shop at Havelock, nn»r Hastings, have been totally destroyed by fire. Insurances: Institute, £200, South BrMah ; shop. £200 National, £100 South British Wanganui, November 23. An old soldier named William Whelan Wfca found 6t midnight with a ballet wo and throagh him. He rays it waft caused aooidentally, bu, tne police are inclined to the opinion that he had attempted aalclde. It is not known yet whether he can recover. !N"Ki,?oN f November 23. The weather is bitterly cold, *nd the flnow is lower on the hllla.than it hui been all the winter, Dunkdin, November 23. The owners of the O P.Q. mines at •Walpahl, on rcc.moldoratlon, have agreed to tooept an English offer of £10,000 cash, remainder m eoip, for their properties Entries fo- the Otago A. and P. Shtw »re nllghtly loss than last year, the failing off being moro eipooially marked m horses. The show of Ayrshire oattle, howover, promises to be one of the grandest ever seen south of the lino, seventy-nine entries having boen received from the best known breeders m the colony. Tho Bncephalui is coming to Danedln to load hotßes for QalontU. A shipment has been got together by Messrs Hastle and Heggarty, of Danedln, and Hawkins, of Ohrlstcharoh. Two handled head will be shipped from Danedin and Wellington and 100 from Lyttelton, and comprise a few thoroughbreds for racine.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1996, 24 November 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1996, 24 November 1888