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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS.

(per pbehs association.) Auckland, December 6. A telegram received to-day by the Directors of the New Zealand Stud Company itatea that 120 horses of the Bucephalus' shipment have boon sold, and the Government are still selecting animals for artillery purposes. Nothing is Btated as to thopilce. Wellington, Deoember 6. The "Gaz9tte" notifies the following alteration In the charge for carrying cheese on the Blcff-Huruoul saotlon New Zja lanp railways : — For cheese In 4 ton lota, consigned fr m factories sooth of Danedin to the Blaff, Inveroargirt, Dunedln, or Port Ohßlmerß, the muz. mam rate will be 23s per ton. For cheese m 4 ton loU consigned from factories north of O»maru to Oamarn, Timara, Ohrlitohuroh, or Lyttelton, tha maximum rate will also be 23s per ton. Dtobdin, Deoambef 6, At the Pol'ca Court to-day, Mary Black was charged wnh selling beer on Sunday The constable had seen a woman coming out of the house, and on following her and oeking what she had, she emptied beer out of a bottle m tha a reet, and" refused to go back to the hotel. Accordiug to the constable Mrs Black admitted the offence, but m the witness box she denied this, staling that what she did say wa that it was Bhameful that after conducting an hotel twelve years without reproach, she should bo charged as soon an eho was alone. The Magiatra'e said ho did not wish to discredit the evidecce of tho constable, but it was a case m which it was dangerous to convict, and the case would be dismissed. At the inquest touching the death of John Dora a, the evidence showed that he had been low-spirited for some time, and suffered from rheumatism. H*> had told his employer that he had been kicked by a horse, but mentioned nothing of thia to others. It was not clear whether he had taken the acid m niistako or not. He told hia wife that he had taken drink out of a bottle ho found because no one had answered hia call ; but to tho doctor he said he had had a misunderstanding with his employer (which was denied) and was tired of life Tbe jury came to the conclusion that the aoetio eoid bad beea taken by mistake. Mnry Oiraon, who had abandoned her child, leaving It with her mother against the latter's will, w.ib sentenced to-day to three months' imprisonment m Wellingtoo. gaol, it having been ascertained tint she is at present m Wellington

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2007, 7 December 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2007, 7 December 1888

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