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?K& PUSS ASSOCIATION. Auckland Lunatic Asylum. AVOKLXtm, January 28. The Hon Mr MJtobelaoa states that Dr Oremonlnl has resigned as medioal superintendent of the Lunatio Atylam. De Qt»y Hauall, of Wellington, succeeds. A Warning. Wkllihgton, Janoary 28. ' The Insurance agents have circularised flax growen against the dangerons condition m which flax la arriving m Wellington, and urging precaution to lee that It li thoroughly dry. The Unemployed. The meeting of the unemployed w*i a fiasco* Only 15 attended, and lome of tiwn merely from curiosity. '\ The Wool Awards. In all twenty-three awarda for wool at the Melbourne Exhibition oome to New Zealand, vfs. — eight "firsts." eight •" second," alx " third," and one " honorAble mention." Bald, of Ulderslle, ateures eleven. The Cattle Trade. The ■«• Taupo han been specially fitted up to take cattle from New Plymouth to Bydney, She left on Saturday for the format place. If the trade prove profitable the will make a trip every month, Professor Baldwin. OHEjsTcmjBOH, January 28. Profeisor Baldwin, having 1 had his balloon inflated at the gas works gave a fret exhibition at noon. The gas was not sufficiently buoyant to take the balloon to a great altitude j therefore he was compelled to drop from a height of 800 feet only. The descent was accomplished safely, the parachute opening About half way to the ground. A great .crowd assembled to watch the performance. Drowned. Timaku, January 28. Arthur Taylor, 14, was drowned while btthing (d t pond at Orari on Sunday. Bankruptcy; Dmtvvx, January 88. Judge Williams suspended )he order of diwharge of William Francis Wilkinson, Ironmonger, for two years for not keeping proper book*. Wesleyan Conference. At the Wesleyan Conference to-day Messrs S. H. D. Peryman and Sinolaii were received as students for tralnlDg at the Wesleyan College, Auckland. The Ber Otto Orlatoff arson received permfation to transfer himself to the Soandlaavlau Ohuroh In America. The Rev J. G. Chapman was received aa a probatlonei And the other theologfoal students wen passed In their respective yean. Attented Suteide. Jemima Leith, 32 years, a single woman living with her brother atTaiaroa HeaHs, attempted suicide on Baturday by outtlng her throat with a knife, She has been recently discharged from the Lunatic Asylum. The wound is not dangerous. Action Against a Tramway Company In the case, Harrington v Tramway Company, it was ruled that the Company maa within its statutory rights m the construction of a siding and points/ The plaintiffs vehicle had been caught m the points and damaged, hence the action* Judgment was given for defendant with costs. Death of a Congregational Minister. The Bey Thomas Tonkinson, Congregational minister, died suddenly yesterday from failure of the hoart's action. Be was aged fifty, and leaves a widow and five ohildren. A mala child of Mrs Blade, of SpriDgston, two days old, was found dead beside the mother on Saturday morning, auppoßed to have bean Oftrlaid, aj the child wai other* jriH&Hllby.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2048, 28 January 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2048, 28 January 1889