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(Mr rasas association.) ;^_. , At/okland, January 31. Tne pianos seized by the Customs and sold by auotlon to day realised £700. Tba Government profit Is estimated at £150. Recently tbe city School Committees instituted a series of proseoutiona against persons who neglected to comply with the provisions of the Eduoation Aot by send* ing their ohildren to the publio schools. Amongst the persons fined was a widow, Mrs Bridget McGsrry. Ia default of payment a distress was Issued. In default of goods on whioh to distrain a warrant of commitment was obtained, and thoartdow was arrested this afternoon and sent to Mount Eden gaol for seven days with •Jiard labor. .- ,• „ ,.., ..-^..^^ ,.., :^ • ■ Wahoawtji, January 31. A man named Nolan walked off tht wharf last night, owing to a want of proper lights, but was rescuedi - v r News "was received to-day thai a man worklig on the railway as a platelayer at Turaklna is missing. He left his work In the mining to go to get some koromlko, baying a bad attaok of dysentery, but did not return; Search Was made for blm and he was traced id a cr^ek, but there all signs Were lost. ___ ' Wbllihotok, January 81: - Tobacconists ass/crt that a large quantity of tobacco, &0., Is smuggled md sold m the city. They have decided to petition the Government to impose a license fot the sale of tobaow. ofgnm. And cigarettes.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2052, 1 February 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2052, 1 February 1889

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