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(PIB PBESB ASSOCIATION,) Auckland, Marob 5 _ A curious circumstance has amen ii connection with the coming licensioj elections at Archhill. Fifteen names oi person* favorable to the opening ol another hotel m the district were recently placed npon the roll notwithstanding the appeals of a nnmber of ratepayers; whr wuhed their leases to be shown by the applicants, T=e opponents of the license hearing that another effort would be mad to place more such votes on secured th" lease cf about ten acres of land, and prepared a nnmber of applications for placing lessees on the roll. Nominations for the licensing committee will be received to-morrow, and to-night the Boad Board rece ved another hundred Applications for admission to the roll from parties favorable to or opposed to the granting of another license The Board decided to postpone the consideration of the spoliations for a month DuHKDiir, March 5. At the sitting of the Caversham licenn ing meeting the police reported that there wbb reason to believe that Sunday trading and trading after hours was carried on id the district. The publicans always took care to have their doors locked ; it was no worse, however, m Caversham, and pro bably not so bad, as it was m Dunedin. The Sergeant was asked to keep a look out during the year. At a meeting of the Draughts Olab it was resolved to take steps to hold a tournament duriDg Exhibition time. The New Zea'and Drug Company will declare a dividend of 7 per cent. , and carry forward a balance of £10,498. Invbroabgill, MarohS. The inquest on tne body of the infant found on Sunday on the outskirts of the town was held to-day, and adjourned to give the police an opportunity to make further inquiries. The medioal evidence went to show that although the child was probably alive when born, it had never breathed nor swallowed. There was a depressed fnoture of the skull, but this might have been the result of a blow within two hours of death; The body was much decomposed, and was found m a swampy place difficult of access, the police being of a opinion that the woman was not likely to have made her way to the spot ___________

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IHTERPROVIHCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2080, 6 March 1889

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IHTERPROVIHCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2080, 6 March 1889