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A Fire. Auckland, January 29 £ twelve-roomed house m St. George'a Buy Road, Paeaell, occupied by Mrs Keili, waa completalj gutted by fire at 1 o'olook thla mornloß. The furniture, whioh wm mostly aaved, w« inaured for £800 In th« New Zaaland. Insurance on the house Ia not .known. The fire » Relieved to bane been oauied by an inoendi»ry, as it originated In two different >$arta of the house, where no fire had been cued. The Begatta. There Is splendid weather for the •nnlveraary regatti to-day and the holiday Is generally observed. T She Battwfty Boards A meeting of the Railway Reform League held at Hamilton yesterday passed • resolution expressing alarm at the appointment of Mr Maxwell as one of tbe Hallway Oommi-stoners, on the ground that his management was the oause of crave dissatisfaction and hindered the settlement of the country, also that Mr tfaxwel! cor_»«<?9r« the present system berfeot, and, therefore, there Is bo hope of the'drastic reform recommended by the .Parliamentary Commission being oarrled <mti AH#ged Bobbery. Wsu-oraTOH, January 29. The man Rook, arrested for the Empire Hotel robbery, has been remanded. He Is believed to be the same man as Billy Piper, who recently served two years for larceny from the sample room of the sama hotel. Tbi watches have not been found, •but the pollee are endeavoring to traoe 4bem. Charitable Aid An application for a mandamus by tbe Benevolent Society to oompel the United District Board to do its dnty and levy contributions was granted this morning with 70 guineas co-t§. Fire. Ohbxstohubch, January 29. At 1.30 tbla morning a fire broke out m a crookery atore belonging to Percy Hind Ward. No cause is given for the fire. There Is an Insurance on the stook for £600 m the London, Liverpool and Lancashire- The stock is said to have bsen worth £2600. The damage is equal to tbe Insurance. The building which was Insured In toe same office for £100 §ras oonsiderably damagedThe Volunteers. BunxDnr, January 29. There frill be do Easter encampment this _rear the Defence Minister having advised Mf Wttfwtt, one of tbe olty members, thtf swing to <r»nt of funds ftfcs Government will not be able to give the usual subsidy for the purpose. Death of an old Settler. Advice has bean reoelved of the death In England of William Melhnlsh, one of the old identities. A Peculiar Case. A peculiar case, m which there wae •otne hard swearing, was heard at the &.M. Court to-day. One Svans sued the father of his daughter's illegitimate child for the expenses of barylng it. The girl when called by the father as a witnest fave a direct denial to his statements, 'lalntiff was accordingly nonsuited witt costs. •

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2049, 29 January 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2049, 29 January 1889