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(Pjsk Fbkhs Association.) Auobxahd. Deoember 18 A woman named Wannop was found dead In bed at her residence m Parnell this morning. Deceased, who was aged 35 years, was married, and leaves several oblldren. An elderly man, named Klnnearvey, was found dead at Northoote to-day m a house where he had been living by himself. Patrick Keogh, a farmer, died suddenly at Waiplpi yesterday. Blenheim, Deoember 18. Arthur Kersley, at Walhopal fl*>xmll), was stabbed m the thigh with a fork by a follow laborer named Thatcher. The wounds are not dangerous, but Thatcher is m the hands of the police. Dunbdin. December 18 An enquiry Into tho origin of the fire by which the Forbury school waa destroyed was hold to-day, before Me Carew and a jaiy of six, teir Robert Stoat appeared for the Education Board, Mr Kottle for the contractor for the new building, and Mr F. R. Chapman for the aub-oontraotor. The balk of the evidence went to show that the fire originated through water coming In contact with lime stored In tho j building, and spreading to the walla. ! After a dcs^n witnesses had given evidence, the jury returned a verdict that the fire was accidentally oaueed by water getting on to the lime. The second search expedition for Pro- ; feesor Brown found the boat on Lake 1 Manapouri bo leaky and such a hevy sea , on that it was Impossible to orosa on Sunday morning, and probably tbey will be unable to cross till the other party with the best boat returns.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2017, 19 December 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2017, 19 December 1888

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