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(PBR PBBSB ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, January 30. H.M.B. Dart was docked th>s afterneoD for repair*, which are estimated to cost £4000. At the annual meeting of the New Zealand Acoldent Insurance Company a dividend of sixpenoo per share was deolared. In the whaleboat race Wuitemata was disqualified, and the umpire has awarded the first prize to the Thames, and the seoond to the Auckland Navals A gentleman intimately- connected with the wool trade, states that this season's production of wool m the Auckland district shows an Increase of 25,0001 bas compared with that of last year. Captain Sproule, of tbe steam lannoh Htnemoa, trading on Lake Taupo, was found In a fainting oonditlon In a bith near the fluka Falls, Taupo, this morning. When discovered he said he had injured bis baok when taking a plunge In the river, and he then t elapsed Into unoonsolousness. Oaptain Spronle had been missed since yesterday afternoon, having then started down the Walkato River, and search parties were organised, as it was feared ha had cone over tbe Huka falls, Wellington, January 30. Specimens of oo»l obtained on the banka of the Marawha&go, oluie to the Central R»llw*y, were sjbalysed at the Museum, And appear to be fair brown opal, available for domestic purposes, like the Mokau coal* It is believed that large deposits exist In the^adjaoent country. Mr J Park, of the geological department* goes up to report. Hokitika, January 30. Heayy rains during the last twentyfour hoars have earned a big flood m the river, one of the 'largest experienced for some time, muob snow water having oome down. No damage is reported. The ml tiers are well supplied with water, while the hot damp weather has proved a great • - *« the root crops, assistance .. -"-^ru. January 30. Sailed-Rangilikti, ship, W. xx _ avlor ' for London with 5596 bales of wool and skins ; 97 casks tallow and 109 pelts. Dunsdin, January SO. At the Wesleyan Conference a cable gram was reoeived from the Rev Edgar, Victoria, asking this Conference to consent to his transfer to Victoria. Notices were given respecting the sale of immoral literature, pugihstio encounters m public , halls, and the sweating system. The Welington Educational Trust was granted pa mission to lease S^ acres \a Trafalgar Terrace, Wellington. Permission to build the followingcburohes was granted, viz,, Papukura, Wei I brook (Franklin), Redhill (North Wairoa), " Papakanga (Upunake) and Nelson. A child, the son of John Anderson, fell over a bank m a street line at Port Ohalmere, sustaining a compound fraotnro of tho skull, and lies In a precarious condition. Correspondence has passed between the Benevolent Institution Trustees and the Education Board re exclusion of children without boots from district schools. The trustees say they receive numerous applications for boots on this gound, The Education Board reply that (n ozolading suoh ohlldren the head tesohors h*ve acted entirely on their own responsibility. : Keating's Powder destroys both moth, fleas, beetles, and all other insects, while quite harmless to domestic animals. In exterminate ing beetles, the success of this powdejr is extraordinary. It is perfectly clean m appji. cation. See the article you purchase is Kcatingß as imitations arc noxious and ineffectual Soldfto tins, is, 6d, and as $d by aUcbsmnU f ',

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INTER PROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2051, 31 January 1889

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INTER PROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2051, 31 January 1889