— ■-. (per pkess association.) I Auckland, January 23. A telegram reoeivod from Paeroa by the ECanilworth Gnldminlng Company says the >aijay of 17 tonß baa been completed. The average valne is £108 per ton. January 23. It. ii prob&hie that the sitting of the Native Land Court wi 1 lust three months is ao much baok bnoineßa ha 3to be tattled. Gbeymouth, January 23. The weather ha 3 ben unußDally hot tho Inst few days This morning about 12 the thermomo'er was at 90 9 m tbo nhade and 113? m thssuu. Ohri&tohukoh, January 23. The Caledonian Soolety to-night passed the following resolution, "That it would be m the interests of the Sootoh Crofters and Australasia if we oould lndo.ee the Home Government to send a Urge number of orofters to the oolonlf a, where we believe the Colonial Govornmonta could be induced *.v grant land for settle-r orient near the sr«», aaJtsble forfiablngsnd other Industries." Professor Baldwin's balloon ascent from the Agricultural Show Grounds did not take place, the balloon not being inflated In time. 3000 people were on the grounds, and probably twice as many In the BUrroundlng roadß. Dunedin, January 23. Private advices by mail report the successful floating of the O.PQ mine at Waipori for £30,000, one-third m ecrip, two thirds cash. Tho Chairman of the Board is Mr &, Pontifex. Mr B. Molloy, M.P , who is one of the Directors, leaves for the colony next month. Of ninety passengers booked for tbe second excursion to tho sounds by tbe Tarawera on Saturday, fifty are from out side the colony — San Franolsco. England, Scotland, Ireland, Now South Wales, and Victoria, being all well represented. A long dlsousslon to jk place io the City Oounoll to-night regarding the disposal of sewage, and a mo'lon was eventually oarried to appoint a Committee to consider the question. Serious complaints ate made as to the nuisance caused by the preient system, by which all drainage and sewage is discharged Into the Bay. At a meeting 'of the A. and P. Association a letter was received, suggesting that a big show be held In connection with tbe Exhibition, and st»tlng that probably a number of Societies round about Dunedin would forego their own shows foe one year and asiist In having one large one. The Idea was considered a good one, and (t was resolved to oommunloate with kindred Societies on the su' jeot.
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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2045, 24 January 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2045, 24 January 1889
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