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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

(rBR PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Wellington, January 28. The strike at Hannah's haa ended, the men returning to work tbia morning. It ia expected that it will be quite two month* before the city ie lighted with electricity A private telegram received m town speaks iv sanguine tenus of the piospects of the tin finds m the neighborhood of Port Peguaua, Stowart Island. Two commercial men travailing for Glasgow firina had their watobe3 stolen st the Ea»piro Rntel tbfa morning Ono was taken from under the pillow, and the oth3r from a p ;o^efc while the owner was out of the bedroom. Christohorch, January 28; John McManuß was committed for trial to-day for the murder of William Oody at Bipa Island on Saturday. Joseph Ohildn. blackHmith, Lyt'elton, aged 75, one of the " pilg ims," died rather suddenly yesterday morning. He left work apparently wall oa Saturday afternoon, but was seized with a fit ia the evening and died at 5 a.m. on Sunday after a second fit. An inquest on Chapman, who died on Saturday from an overdose of chlorodyje, was held to-day. A verdLt that be died from poisoning by chlorodyne, taken while under the influence of liquor, was returned. Deceased wis president of the Operative Bootmakers' Society. The members knocked off work half a day to attend the funeral. Dunedin, January 28. Mr Bellett's house, St Kilda, has been burned down. It was insured m the National for £90, and the furniture m the Equitable for £150. A specimen of the forged National Bank notes which have been m oiroalation was on view m the R.M. Oourt yesterday In a cse m which a grocer sued and obtained recovery of £1 from a person who passed It to him. Defendant was stated to bave dot it from another man who had m return received it at an hotel m change for a £5 note. The mte vraa a photographic reproduction, and, except that the lettering was indistinct, It seemed genuine. The feel of the paper would, however, betray the apuriousneea to anyone familiar with the texture of bank-note paper. The signature also was a very impotent piece of penmanship.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2049, 29 January 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2049, 29 January 1889

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