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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

' ♦"■— ■ ' ■ (PBR PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Mayoral Election. Auckland, November 29. M. Yatea has bean e'ec'.ei Mayor of Onehanga by 160 votes against 119 ce> corded for 0. 0. Fleming. The Jubilee of the Colony. At the Auck'and regatta meeting last n'gbt, the Mayor, who. presided, trusted the regatta next year *oa!d be a good one and a worthy forerunner of the great aquatlo carnival on the JubHea of the colony m 1890. It is proposed to hold m series of maoionl festivals apd band con* tQßta oa Jabl'ea day, and a big regatta would ran well with theeo and should be organised. They ahoald be superior to any ever held m the Australian oolonitsi The meeting eleoted the following officers: — Patron, the Mayor of Auokland ; VloePatrons, M, Niool, chairman of the Harbos Board, and E. MHohelson, M.H.R ; President, Chptaln Oolbeok, (Chairman of the Ohamber of Commerce) ; Tioe-Presl-dents, J. Marshall and 0. P. Featherston ; Seoretary, 0. 0. Daore ; Treasurer, J, Waymontb . A priza of £50 was offered by Mr John Marshall for the first class trading oaiter b&ob or other race approved of by the Committee. An Inflaentlal Committee wairappolnted. The misting was most enthasiastlo. . Auckland Caledonian Society At the Caledonian Soolety last- night, sixty members were enrolled. Offioen were nominated as followB :— Presidents, Dr Campbell and James Stewart, O.E. j . >VioePresldenta, Dr Walker and Captain McKenz'e ; Treasnrer, W; Pltpatthly ; Secretary, Edmlnstbn. Auckland Wool Sales At Benny's wool sale yesterday, prioei realised were a penny per Ib over last year's. Long wool, 6d to 7d ; oioßabred 6|l to B£d ; Merino, 8d to B|d. Elections. Thames, November 29, The Mayoral election yesterday resulted as follows. vJa:— W.m. Carpenter, ,183; Alex. Brodie, 163 Considerable interest was taken m the oontett . Mr Bagnall was eleoted Chairman of the County Councillor the enßuiog year, Mr Brodie, who has held the position since 1877, declining to stand* Alleged Perjury. New Plymouth, .November 29. Another alleged perjury oanti will abortly be heard here, the Rev Brewer having sworn an information against one of the witnesses In a caee having referenoe to the Presbyterian Ghnroh aff»lr. The oharge v»W\ be heard on D cetnber 14 Fifteen wlt3easea will be oalled. The localities, from which they are to be subpoenaed aro between Auckland and Danedin. The Maori Murray Ohbistohuboh, November 29. Murray was committed for trial at Lyttelton to day on charges of breaking into the Rev J. Hill's, Harvey and Palmer's, and Taylor's premises. Larceny of Wool Tijiaru, November 29. James Bell alias Wallsj who wis commt ted for trial last week on a oharge of etealaing four bags of wool from the New Zsaland and Australian* Land Company's Pareora estate, was today sentehoed to tores month's hard labor for stealing one bag of wool valae 30a from the came company's Levels estate? He was offering it to the auctioneer when Detective Nelll arrested him on the previous oharge, A second oharge of otealiDg seven skins from some pereon unknown was withdrawn. The prisoner has cn'.y jqat competed two years at Duoedin for stealing wool. Drank Himself fco Death. Dukbdin, November 29, William Sic q" air, shepherd at Lea Fiat, drank himself to death ot the Lee Stream Hotel, having been on a drinking boat there for nine days. Deoeaoed who had hitherto been a strong healthy man, and who was worth money was unaooastomed to drink. Inquest. ' At the inqaesc aa Yonng Blsok, * verdiot of aooldantal death waa zetarnecu No blame is attachable to anyone. Ctold Mining. The Great Eastern Company at Naseby, Rough Ridge, obtained 205 czs from 65 tons. Since Ootober they have.orushed 120 tons, yielding over 400 onnoas. Death. Intelllgenoa has been received that Mr Forrest, of the National Bank, died en the R'mataka'a passage from England* In referenoe to Boldt's death, letters from Lowborn Station Bay he was cautioned against crossing the mountain aa it was too otormy and foggy, bnt he aald he oonld easily go over.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2000, 29 November 1888

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2000, 29 November 1888

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