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<PBB PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, January 16. Sir George Grey has not yet definitely decided when to leave for England. Dr Oowie, Anglican Bishop of Auckland returned from London by the Tainni today. The Hobeon Rifhs bove disbanded In consequence of tbe stringency of tbe new regulations, and other corps are oxpeoted to follow suit. Mr Justice Gillies has deoldad that no boiling-down establishment can be erected without the permission of the looal Board of Health of tbedistr.'o'. Twenty-nine villa sites m the Popuke estate. Lake Takapnoa, were offered for eate, by auction, to day. Bidding was brisk, and over £1700 totth of property W4s disposed of, prioas ranging fora £7 to £63 per acre. Wanganui, Janu»ry 16. At the Police Court to-day the Oaptaln of the Salvation Army w*s fined Is and costs, or fourteen dtys, for obstructing a publlo place. He refused to pay the fine, bat another Salvationist paid It for him. Wellington, January 16 The annual rating of the city for rating pnrpotes shows an inorease of £22,320 for general purposes, and £21,429 for water rate. The new valuation will. If the present rates are re-impoied, yield £3,000 increased revenue. The criminal returns show an increase of 123 for the year. Daring the visit of the sqaadron, Admiral Fairfax remains on shore as the guest of the Governor. Tbe fljet will probably leave here about the 24th. The Calliope leaves on Monday for Samoa to proteot British interests. Dunedzn, January 16. Mr F. Napier, a visitor from the Home Country, who Is at pceneafc lv Danodlu, has (.{fared to give £100 towards erecting a monument for the Sootlsh hero, Wallace, if tne residents raise from £2000 to £3000 for tbe purpose, Tbe body of a female Infant was found la the Lower Harbor on Tuesday. It wa> seen floating by a child. The body was rather decomposed, bat bore no marks of vl 1 qoe. So far as can be jadged, the Infant had been born about six; day s., and had evidently bgen alive, Tho Medlatl Society drafted a BUI reoenily with a view principally of dealing with medical quacks and suppressing them The Bill was oeot to the Government for approval. This has been given, but to the astoni&hment of the Society clauses have been introduced providing for eaoh registered medical practitioner paying an annual fee of two guineas to the revenue. An ojd woman named 4 nn Harley, who has led an abandoned life, was found In a sate of great destitution m a novel In Stafford street, being very ill and alone and unattended, lying on an old sofa with scarcely any covering. Her limbs were very muoh swollen) and she was evidently m a oritlptl condition. She was removed to tbe hospital, and hop's <*r.j entertained of her rro >very. Her hqjband is undergoing eentenae for forgery, InVERPARQILL, January %(j. In tbe m&t'er of tendering travelling expenses to the defendant m a judgment summons case, the R.M. was, to day, ohown a telegram from the Chief Kabbit Inspector showing that d9fend»nt had reoe'itly received £30 as salary. Tnis, he hell, w»s no proof that defendant had been paid, acd suggested as really the cheapest a r »d simplest way that b|s exponses should ba tendered so that he might be examined ai to his receipts. To this counsel agreed. Basinets people here have a very strong feeling against the Aot. As it stands jadgaent sammons defendants have got this met' oi of obstructing the oonrt of jasttoe reduced to a science and many pl»lnt ffa abandon prooeeclfngi. I

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INTERPROVINCIAL ENWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2039, 17 January 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL ENWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2039, 17 January 1889