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(PKR PREBS f 530C1A.T10N.) .., Auckland January 22. At a publlo meeting held to-night the management of the Avondole Lunatio Asylum was condemned In strong tnrms,, The oh?ef apeakora were parsons who had been attendants at the Institution. Tbe G<?rruan gunboat Klbpr his received despatahea from Bat tin, and loaves for Simoa to-morrow. The AuckUnd University Ool'e»e Oouioil haveo>cidpd that their fiaanoeavrUl not permit of their establishing permanently the chalre of muslo and drawing, but they hive appolntod the to-johern, Harr Sjhmidt and Mr Trevethlo, for a farther term of ono year. Tho c'.ty valuations for the year show a deoreaie of £13.658 for tho year. JReenor, January 22, Mining butiaeea has reached the stage of complete fctagnation, a oondltioo of thing* without preoaient for years past. Tho weather oontituea remarkably hot. Wellington, J Ar .. a ary 22. Mr Q. V, Shannon, Custom* expert, returned from Auckland yesterday, with all doonments oonneoted with the recent seizure of £1000 worth of pianos, alleged to be undervalued m the Invofors T"io Qjvernment have decided to sell the shipment by auction. Dunbdin, January 22. The Acclimatisation Society has resolved to communicate with the Government on the aubjaot of the Introduction of chamois Into the mountainous districts of the colony. Mlllowners who pollute streams by running m sawdust and other rubbish were ordered to be prosecuted. The Hanger was instructed to try and catch some of the young fish supposed to be salmon In the Estuary of the Aparlma, At a meeting of sympathisers with the Ir!sh came, whloh was well attended, a committee was appointed to canvass for subioriptlons for the . Parnell Defence Fund ', £75 has been already promised.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2044, 23 January 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2044, 23 January 1889