The Fries of Bread.
AtroKLASFD, December 3. Bread Ii now telling Id Aookland at three price*— 2fd, 3d and 3£i per 21b loaf. A general advanoe of a halfpenny per 21b loaf Is considered as neovassry. Ihere la no Bakers Atfioolation bat an at. tempt la being made to hold a meeting to* sight Criminal Assault. At BHljrer'a oreek a nn.n attempted a criminal assault on the daughter ot a re* •peetable aettler. A force of police hare gone np and are hontlng the aoomed through the bmh. Painful Accidtnt. A young man named Ooz, employed at Fenton and Oo.'i hat faotory, reoslred an Injury of • painful nature. While praetfalng with his comrades with a spring gun he got accidentally struck in the eye, , aod will probably lose the , sight fa the Wounded eye permanently. Printers' Sunday. The Ber A. Read preached at the GraftoD Soad Wesl-yan Church yesterday on "Printers' Sunday," condemning the employment of men for the sake of brlogont Monday morning papers. A large congregation unanlmouitlyoarrled a resolution disapproving of Sunday, work on newspapers. Tab Jubilee Steamship Company. Mr Millar, General Secretary of the Beamen's Union, returns: to Dnnedin this week having completed the winding up of the JabUee Steamship Company, Ita operations, which originated In the recent strike whloh lasted 15 months, cost £16,000, one-half of which was expended by the Seamen's Union. - A Charitable Aid Case. A Portugaess named Gorney lately ditd after reoelvlng relief from the tfharltable Aid Board to the emount of £100. His children were sent to the Induitrial sobool. flis widow who hai just received a legecy of JB9OO has offered to take the ohlldren home and offers to pay the amount expended on their board. She wishes to tefund the money advanoed to her late husband. The North Island Trunk Bailway. Woodyulk, December 3 The contractors for the Gorge line have obtained a concession from the Government allowing them to tunnel behind a large slip in the Gorge, as a safer woik •ad a Baying of cost. The Unemployed. There are about eighty men on the relief works at present, and they are earning from half a orown to seven ehilllngß a day. A Man Missing. Wklungtok, December 3 Joseph Hanshon, an elderly man, formerly a resident of Canterbury, has been mißitefl|from bis residence at Petone •ipoo Wednesday night Be Buffered slightly from paralysis, and was last seen going toward the wharf. It is feared that he has fallen into the sea. Wellington Opera House. The new Opera House was thrown open for inspection to-day. The decorations are not so expensive as before but the seating accommodation Is enlarged, and the ventilation Improved. The stage Is large and lofty as before. The atsir cases are all of concrete and iron, no wood being need except for lining a portion of the ceilings. The protoenlum U all brlok and tba doors are lined with Iron . Wires are laid ready for the electric light which will probably be used if there Is sufficient power available after lighting the towo. The building will bold about 1500. The ooat of the restoration Is £7500 and the work has taken, an exceptionally short time-— only five months. Belfast Freezing Works. Ohbxstohcboh, December 3; The work of reinstating the Belfast faotory began to-day. The factory will be able to exceed (pic) 500 sheep per day, and to store 1500 in ten days. No light has yet been thrown on the cause of the fire. Jnvenile Qarretters! * Two juvenile garrottere aged 12 and J3 were sent to Burnham to-day. They stuck up another boy, decoyed him into a paddock, knocked him down and robbed him of £1, which they partly spent in a "spree." Bltreating a Horse. Tim abu,* December 3. At the B.M. Court to day, two young tnea employed on the Levels station were Charged with ill treating a horse. They had, for a u lark " with the owner, dabbed and branded oo* of the shearer's horses liberally with coal tar. A hot dny followed before it was sean by the owner, and the akin was blistered wherever the tar had been applied till the hair came off, and the poor beast was in great pain. One was fined 60s, The evidence was insufficient against the other, and he was discharged. More Bad Boys. Three little boys were charged with damaging railway trucks on a Sunday afternoon. They ran three trucks down an incline into a ballast pit, breaking the buffers by the collision. They were aererely cautioned. Sale of gqrsew. . . ' DU2tmdih« December 3 La Rose has been sold for £200 to H. Craig of Lawrence ; Metamata to an la▼ercarglll man for £80; Clvls to H, Crowley in *60,
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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2003, 3 December 1888
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2003, 3 December 1888
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