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Unreasonable Weather.

Auckland, December 14* A heavy shower of ball at ntoo o'olook fhls morning whitened the atreeta of Auckland and enbnrba. it waa piercing cold, but is now tine and the sun It shining. The Unemployed. The Committee ot the Hospital and Charitable Aid Board sat for five houre yesterday afternoon, dealing with applications from the unemployed. About a d< 2 m mon aooepted stone breaking, others work at road formation. A number deoltned the work offered. The Tourist Traffic. The" tourist traffic to the hot lakes Is briskly proceeding. Two agencies have annouDOed a eerlea of oheap excursions. Ministers Movements. '■■■' •- . Wellington, i eoember 14. The Ministers vow Id the Sooth Island are expected to return to Wellington about the 23 d. The Vacant Judgethip. Tho rumored appointment of Mr Dennlstoa of Danedla to the Supreme Court Judgenhip Is denied by the Government. The Gear Meat Company. At a meeting of the directors of the Gear Meat Company, it woo resolved to recommend to the shareholders that a dividend of 10 per cent be paid. H.M-S. Raven, H.M.S. Raven whioh arrived last evening from Hobart remains here for six days nnd then prooeeds to Dunedin returning to Lyttelton tn time for the regatta on Bevr Year's Day. The Electric Light!. JNklson, December 14. Aftor nearly two years' trial the Cathedral authorities are compelled to give up the eleotrlo light as unsatisfactory and unreliable. Fatal Result. Ohri&touuroh, December 14. : . The lad Joseph Gardiner, who was injured by the accident at Talbot'a wool store at Lyttelton on Moraday lpit, died this morning. Freezing WorksTbe tender of Gobs aod Ghurob has been acoepted for the construction of freezing works at Tompleton for the Provision and Produce Company. The price stated is £13,600. The Belfast Fire. The enquiry iuto tho Belfast firj opened this raorcing before Mr 0. Wbltefoord, coroner, The evidence as yet throws no j Hoht on the oause of the fire. • f . Judge Ward. Timaku, December 14. Judge Ward is somewhat batter but his medical ndviser recommending a few days rest, the Court has been adjourned until Tuesday. The Weather. The weather ib very rough and oold and there is a heavy eea geltiDg pp. Employment of Females. In the .Resident Magistrate's Court this morning Messrs Thompson Bros., drapers, were fined 10s for employing females on a legal half holiday. Fire. Dunedin, December 14. A three-roomed house m York Place, oooupled by WilaoD, hospital wardsman, has been bnrned down Owing to tbe high wind Wjlsqn's house and two udoooupled houses adjoining were destroyed. Wilson's house was Insured for £100, and his furniture for £100 m the Gaardlan Office. There was £00 on one of the other houses (belonging to Mm Hobion) |n tb^ftijona],

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2013, 14 December 1888

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2013, 14 December 1888