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Ship Arrived.

Auckland. February 12. Arrived— Barque Salamanca, K. Bryee, from London, 93 days bat. Commissioner Maxwell on bJs Travells Mr J. J. Maxwell, Railway Oommistlootr btf arrived. He goes to Watkato to-day to consult the settlers. . An Inquest. The inquest t»kea place to-day on the body of jMcPbereon found In the harbor yesterday. The deceased's father-in-law telegraphi to have the Inquest postponed as the death la myaterlous, and be bellevei farther evldenoe can be secured. •Native Diffionlty. The Native trouble at Kaipara ariiei from a survey being made by Mr Obeale, surveyor, by order ofjtbo Chief Judge of the Native Land Court, who fa to adjudicate on the block at Dargavllle In a few days. Some of the Native ownera are oppoted to the prooeedlngt, and Mr Obeale has been forcibly obstructed by having hli pegs palled up and bio ohain and theodolite removed. Several trivial skirmishes ensued: It !■ expected that Mr If f tebetaon will arrange matters amicably. Alleged Concealment of Birth. At the Wbaogarel Police Oontt, Amy Dent, Richard Ellis, EHz* Jane Ellis and Xllen Ward were charged with attempted oeneealeaent of the birth of the illegitimate child of Amy Dent. Oo account of the weak condition of the latter the case wa« adjourned for a week. The offence is alleged to have been committed on 27th January. It ii Bteted that the child which waa stillborn was burled In a garden . No isedleal man waa called In. Lighthouse Burned. Paxxa* February 12. The lighthouse on the east bank of the Pate* tiver van burned to the ground last night or {early this morning. When visited at ten last night by the harbormaster everything was m good order. On going this morning to put out the lights be /onnd only debris. The cause Is totally unknown and will probably . r main «o as even the fire itself was onobierved, though the harbormaster lives only about a hundred yards away. Benevolent Home. Wklluoxov, February 12. The new home ereoted for the relief of the aged and needy by subscriptions of Messrs Joseph Borne, O. J. -Pharaayn, W H. Levin/ John Plimmefand otber eftfsens was opened yesterday afternoon by His Excellency tbo Governor. Timajn Statistics. Txhabu, February 12. jLu official return shows that there are 873 buildings In the borough, 684 of which fttc Inhabited; 15 empty dwellings and 374 stores And warehouses m which no OTP 'The Electric Light- „ . The Boroogb Oounoll hat night rejected si motion that a Committee of the Whole draw up specifications for electric lighting, 4hejmoil*e power to be steam. The objection was that OoanolUors were unable to do It, and had made a mess of a former attempt. Loans Consolidation. It was resolved to 00-operate with Oamarn m the efiort to procure legislation authorising the consolidation iof loans. Tourist Traffic. The Mount Cook Ouaoblng Company U now busy carrying tourists to and from aha foot of Aorangi.

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Ship Arrived., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2061, 12 February 1889

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Ship Arrived. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2061, 12 February 1889

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