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(PKB PHB33 ASSOOIATIOW) Auckland, February 27. Four Chinamen were arrested to-night ov a oharge of mutilating a cow, whloh It la supposed etrayed into their market gardens at Klngland, The annual session of the New Zjaland University Senate opened to-day at the City Oounoil Chamber*, the Chancellor, Sir James Heotor, prealdlog. la his opening addtess, the Ohanosllor detailed the proceedings of the University for the past twelve months, and gave an abatr-iot of the Inoome and expenditure, showing a oredlt balanoe of £1105 4s 3d. The New Zaaland Dlstrlot Board of tho Hibernian Soolety opened tholr annual meeting to-night at the Catholic Institute, when an offioer'a collar was presented to (J. J. Sellara, of Ohrlstohnroh, and gold orossee to R. P. Lonargan, of Ohriitohurob, and P. Leahy, of Dnnedln. The balance-sheet showed a sum io the credit of the funeral func of £1696 7s 2d, whilst there was £30 0i 6i to the credit of the Inoldentil and maoap'Bffieat fnnd. Gisbobnb, February 27. An olght-roornud hcuao al Tangihanga, 12 miles from Giaborne, was butnt down yesterday at midday. The family were not reildiog ii tho home owing to Te Kooti'a viait, but four men had slept there on tbe previona night and had oooked breakfast and left to go out on the run. Qn returning at two they found the house burnt down. There is no clue as to how 'the fire originated. Insurance — National £240 and m the Colonial £160 on the furniture, Wellington, February 27. An Inquiry into the charges made against (Judge Rawson will cqroraence at New Plymouth on Monday next. At a m ettog of tha Wellington branch of the exooutivo Committee of the flew Zjaland Masonlo Union a draft of a resolution to be reoornmended for adoption by all lodges m the oolony affirming the desirableness <i estobllahlDg a United Grand Lodge and promising allegiance to It was submitted, and after dlsoussion unanimously approved of. Amongst tbo suggestions its to the basis of the Union ona Is tbt^t Bro Lord Onilow, P.G.W. of Eofclaodj'bo requested to alow himsolf to be nominated a's tho first Grand Master of the United Qrnnd Lodge of Now Zealand, and another that Ipro H.V.H. the Prlnoe of Wales bo solicited to become patron of the United Grand L. jdge when establish el Mr Henry D, Crawford, son of J, O. Crawford, formerly R.M. here, was married to-day to Miss Ellen Pearoe, second daughter of Mr Edward Pearoe, merchant. The ceremony, whloh took pUoe At St, Peter'?, was wltnossed by 1000 pprsonj. 7 ne presents were numerous and va/uable. Dunbdin. February 27. The police have arrested Emma. Brooklyn for the abandonment of her ohlld, who was found at IJr Hallensteln's gate nearly a year ago.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2075, 28 February 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2075, 28 February 1889