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(PIK PHBSB ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, February 12. Daring a dispute m the bar of the Hot Springs Hotel, Te Aroha, yesterday evening, between two men, one of them, John Wood, drove a small titree stick into the face of the other, Frederick Hyde The wood passed m by the eyeball and behind the nose, causing a serious wound, the bleeding being stopped with difficulty. Wood was arrested to day and remanded Nsw Plymouth, February 12 An extraordinary case of housebreakiog occurred at Inglewood on Saturday last. Alexander Lang. a. leading settler, a member of the Town Board, Pohool Committee, &o , was caught coming out of fbe window of Marsh's store at midnight. He had taken from the store eighty straw bati value £10 12s. American oilcloths, a dock, tobacco and a variety of other articles worth over £20 He was arrested to-day, and brought to New Plymouth, where he will be charged with breaking and entering. He has a wife and large family, and is m good oiroamstances He had apparently no motive for the crime. Timabtt, Febroary 12. The Resident Magistrate to day gave judgment for plaintiff for £15 against the Levels Boad Board for the loss of a horse, killed through a bad piece of road The chief defence was that the accident happened on an undedicated deviation from the surveyed line. The B.M. *aid the Board were not absolved by negleot to complete their legal title, JDuREDnr, February 12. A sawmill owner atCatlins, and another at Glenomaru, have each been fined 40s and costs for discharging sawdust into streams, the action being taken by the Acclimatisation Bociety. A meeting of those interested m taking steps to abate the sweating system » called for Thursday.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2062, 13 February 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2062, 13 February 1889