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(FSB PUBSS ASSOCIATION.) WAKQAirui, February G. News raaohed town to-day that a man who had been received into the hotel at Hunteravllle anfijrlng from fever was mleslDg. It appears that he was very ill, and bo was put to bed, and waa visited several times by his friends, who found htm avleep. On Monday morning be was mUaad from bed, and no traoe of him has yet been found, Oheistchuroh, February 6? Mr DeftcoD/'solioltor, Ohristoburob, has received Instractfons from a ratepayer In the Obrlatchuroh Drainage* Distciot to Icsae writs against all gentleman who have baen members of the Drainage Board during the past seven years, culling upon them to show cause why a sum of £1300 has, not every year during that period been set aside as a sinking fuod agatDit the Board's Indebtedness. This Is oreatlng consternation amongst fl tQ e members and ex-members. Dunbdin, Frbroiry 6. Steps are being tuken to oall a meeting of Mssonu of all Oonatitutlons to diaouas the question of establishing a United Grand Lodge. The Presbyterian Synod at Its meeting to-day passed a resolution calling on the Olty OoonoHs and Government to put » stop to glove fights la pabllo halls, they being a dfsgraoeto our olvlllaaUon, They also paßßed a resolution m favor of the cmse of prohibition, Invbboabqill February 6. About 3000 visited H.MS. Orlando today at her anchorage m the Straita. The day was fine and the water smooth. No mishaps occurred although the arrangements for getting on board and oaf of the big ship were defective. On the arrival of one of the excursion trains from the Buff an old man got off before the train cams to a standstill, with hit face to the rear of the train. He was thrown and rolled between the carriage aad platform. 3*he train at the Instant oame to a stand, and he was not seriously hurt One of the passengers m the oarrlagfi seeing the man fall, In hiaexoltement dashed his head through the window, the sash of wbioh he thought was down, and bad his face badly out.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2057, 7 February 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2057, 7 February 1889