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(PER PKK!>S ASSOCIATION.) Auckland. Jmuary 29. At the Polioe Court to-day, John Coleman, charged with being unlawfully at large m the oolony, having been sentenced m Viotoria to two years' imprisonment I with hard lib or, for having house breaking implements m his possession, w*s ordered to be sent to Victoria. Sergt. Lovitt, a member of the Victorian Police Force, gave evidence that when qouvioted, Coleman appealed, and was released on ba|l, Hq absconded, and did not put m an appearance. When the oast) came up again for hearing, the Court disreiesed the appeal and upheld the conviction. Gbbymotjth, January 29. Kirn Sing, a. Qbingman, was drowned wh,iie endeavoring to ford the Ahaura river, and very nearly dragged a companion with him. Dunbdin, January 29. Mr Twopeny, Exeoulive Commissioner of the New Zealand Exhibition, m a report darted irom Melbourne, says he thinks the proap'ota of the tioutti Seas department are good enough to add the words "South Seas" to the title of the ' Exhibition, Sir George Grey has taken the. mattor up, and enlisted the aid of the Rev Shirley Baker, Premier of Tonga, and is writing to various leland potentates It ie probable there will be a separate court for each group. ' He finds we oan nut Up a pretty iron and glass palace for a lessprioe than galvanjqet} irqn qnd wood.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2050, 30 January 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2050, 30 January 1889