Auckland, February 13. Te Koott passed through Eibiklhl on Saturday, with a number of mounted followers on tbe way to Poverty Bay. Prompt Settlement. Captain Robertson lately drowned m the harbour was Insured 1b the Colonial Mutual Sbolety, whonn settlement cf the olalmls the promptest on record. Proofs of death were laid before the Hoolety at noon yesterday and tbe claim forthwith ■ettled. Appointment. Wellington, February 13. OoJ. Roberts has been appoint id Resident Magistrate for, Wanganu J, vice Mr R. Ward appointed Judge of tbe Native Land Oonrt. . A Missing Yacht. Some anxiety is felt regarding tbe safety of the yacht Alabama which left here on Tuesday week with a number of men engaged to out grass In the South Island, The yacht was In charge f Taylor, a boat builder here. Up to the present no tidings have been received. Seizures by. the Customs Department Ohbisxohuroh, February 13 Mr G. V. Shannon, Customs expert inspector, has been here for the past fort* night examining shipments of goods now landing. Yesterday at his instance the Customs *efz)d and confiscated to the Crown a large consignment of drapery belonging to a Dqnedln wholesale firm who have a braoob warehouse hero, also a oaeeof drapery belonging to one of the pcinoipal iooal retail drapers Probably Government will proseoute the, offenders. Parnell Defenoe Fund. Oamaru, February 13, The amount oolleoted towards the Parnell defence fund so far amounts to between £70 and £80 It is expeoted fully £30Q will be sqbaorlbed In North Oiago. Political address. DuNßDiw, February 18. . Mr Fnlton addressed his constituents at Mosgiel last night and zeoeived a vote of confidence. He would assist In throwing additional responsibilities on the looal bodies, but would oppose any attempt to throw the whole burden of obaritable aid on tbe land. From what he knew of the lemper of the present Parliament there was not the slightest Qbanoe of 0 landTUx being Bnbi.Mtu.teg for the .property tail 4e would ipjpport the extension of the franphlse to women and woqld strongly oppose any proposal to Increase the number of member,,, bq t he thoqght the. country quotf must receive further consideration. He supported the appointment of th» Railway Board si tbe beit under the olroumstanocn, but thought Judge Ward's servloes should have re. ceived fairer treatment. He would oppose the sale of the railways.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2062, 13 February 1889
Te Kooti. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2062, 13 February 1889
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