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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

(Pir Pwws AqaooiATjoir.j Nafibb. Febrnrr/ 17. ' A diatreßalngdrownlng aocidentoco'urad nearQilve yoßtarday. Mr Rainbow, the proprietor of a boya' boarding aohool, went to Nfifnaroro river with three boya to fish. The boya asked and obtained permission to have a a trim Tiro of them got rather far away, and Rainbow oalled to them to come baok, As they appbated to have difficulty In ratkiQg headway against the current be jumped Id without stopping to take oflf his clothes and he never rose again. He either strnok hia head against a Bring or was sets id with oramp of the respiratory organs, for he waa noted as a powerfal swimmer. The body w»b re-" covered la the evening. Mr Rainbow waa one of the moat popular men In the province and h(i d.ath baa osat qaite a gloom over the town; The two boya who were In danger reached a snag and held on while a third got a Maori canoe and veaoued them. Kaikouba, February 17. The ontbre»k of aoab la of less gravity than at firat reported, and la oonfiried to an iaolated portion of the block. Four-fifths of the ebeep have been yarded for about a fortnight without any sign of the Infection manifesting Itself. It la conjectured , that the wethers bad beoome infected from a atray wild aheup from the mountain i tops on the adiolD^og Crown land There ia no danger of the disease spreading. Dunjdjn, February 17. A prohibition demonstration took plaoe last evening. A precession of the Salvation Army and temperance bodies, whichwaa not very Imposing, paraded the etreeta, and afterwards a meeting wan held In the Salvation Army barracks, at which ad- j dresses In favor o( prohibition were delivered. Bishop Neville waa preaented last evenIng with a paatoral staff, which waa anbaorlbed for during hla absence m England by Ohorohmen of the Diocese. The preaentatlop waa wade by the Prlmata.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2066, 18 February 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2066, 18 February 1889

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