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~* (PB» TRKSS ASSOCIATION." Auckland, Dccembe* 24, Arrived— H. M.S. Rapid, from Sydney, and Egerla from Kermadeo Islands. There are fivo warahips now m harbor. They will stay two or three weeks. H.M-S. Orlando is to be dooked. The Royalist and Calliope are expeoted shortly. It Is reported that Constable Maroney of Maketu baa ootnmlUed aaiolde at that | settlement. He had been Buffering from melancholia, and being missed a week ago ! a search wai made which resulted In finding his body m a awamp with a revolver beside It. A petition Is being signed to the Mayor and Council praying for a modification of the byelaw under whloh the reoent Salvationists oonvlotlon was obtained. The petition era allege that it is very nodeslrablo that the liberty of people should be left entirely at the moroy cf the police and pray that complaints be required to be laid by a Oounoll official. Wamganui, Deoamber 26. A narrow eaoape from drowning ocaarrod on Sunday. Two young men named Oralg drifted Into tha middle of the river and were upset. They swam ashore much exhausted. Wellington, December 24. The Zealandla with the N.Z mails of December 3rd arrived at 'Frieco on the 22nd — time-table date. The Maripoua, with the English mail of the 14th, left 'Frisco for Auckland on Deoembor 16th, one day late. . ' Duiouhk, December 24, , Mr John White telegraphs that the j Stella's party made a thorough search and are convinced that Professor Brown never reached the ooast. They were unable to search the saddle owing to the severity of the weather. The Gallant Tlpperary at Arrow town has sent down a cake of 164 ozs retorted gold; and the Premier 272osji retorted gold from *70 tone! A child named Higgins waa killed by the overturning of a cart at drdrona on Saturday. Mrß Higgins was severely injured. Dunbdin, December 24. Mr A. D. Beli, the New Zealand repre- ' tentative on the Rabbit Conference, points out that the report referred to m . a oible message la only an Interim report, and some of the methods of deallug \ with the rabbit pest are not dealt with, t The work of the Commission is being still • continued, but having extended over - Buoh a long period, the Commission s wished to lay the proceedings so far be--1 fore the reapaatlve Governments.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2022, 27 December 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2022, 27 December 1888