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. . -■ — ■♦ (PBR PBEB3 ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, November 30. The Board of Education received i protest to-day frpm the West Tanuk District School Ootnmlttße, against the proposed ocmpulßory oaa of Dr Richard Bon'o Temperance Lesson B )oka to public sohoolß. Mr Lqddox gave ootioe that ht would move at next meeting of the Board, "That the renolutlon maklug the use o! the book compulsory be rescinded. Five boyn were oharged at the PoUqc Court to-day, with throwing stones m the Wellesley street publio'echool playground to the danger of pupils there. Three ol the lads were before the Court on Wednesday on a charge of havicg stolen certain anlolea from the sohool bnilding, and two of them were birohed by order oi the Cburt. Of the fwo, three are. pupils at the Eohool, the other two having left ycaterdry. The B.3iioh,Baid they had no power to order a fl'pgiog, but they discharged four of tho boys on condition thu they were caned by their. psrentß or teashefe. The case against the other lad wan dismissed. The New Zealand Frczro Meat and Storage Company have failed to come to an arrangement with the Auckland butoheri oa the joint is3ue between them, and the former have aojordlngly estnbllotied themselves In the retail trado by purchasing the batoheripg business of Wallis and Ooates. Mastbrton, November 30. Thomw Gwynne, aged sixteen, was found dead on the path near the bank of the Waipoua river yesterday at 5 p;m. Heart disease is the supposed cause. A post mortem will be made and an inaueat willbeheW H Wrllikgton, November 30. Visitors to the Walrarapa district report "that the crops are looking splendid, and promise a substantial yield, .Blenhejm, November 30. A further inflection of tho Watamonga field leads to tho belief that it Is not a payable diggings. The jjfomiee s of a very abundant horticultural season here has beon a good deal falsified by one night's frost, which had a moat destructive effect oh early fruit, vegetables and flowors. HokitikA, November 30. It In nndsrstood that iri view of the Inoro*aod pr.'ca of produoe, farmers will largely Increase the are* of cropping potatoes. • The weathar continues oold and wot. . '. DaKBDW. November 30. At the inqueHt toaohlng the death of Wm. Sioolatr, » Bhopherd, who waa aappbacd to .haye drunlc himself to death at the Leo Stream Hotel, the medical ev!dehco showed that be was ehflferlng* from heart disease; Although givdn to drinking oooaßlo^ally, he was generally steady and sober, as shown by tho faot of bis having aooomuhted $^.SQO. A verdict was returned thai death, «4uUed frpm heart i!9:J* ? aogbletatagi by he|yy dria^lag ,

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888