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Auokland, Maroh 15. Tho man Michael MoDormott wan -olwraedi at the Supreme Ooart to- day with the £Tr*»laughter of f!"lWKennedy, Mr J. A, Tole appeared^for defendant and eet up the pleu of insanity, calling a number of witnesses to prove that the prisoner waa of unsound mind* The case was not oonoladdd when the Ooart rose. A woman named Maber was found de&d In her home m Alexandra street ! this morning. L«sfc night her son and daughter, when they came homo, found her lying on the floor bnt went to bed leaving her there. Tblo morning they discovered sho was deid. The man Taylor alias Cowley, charged with assault at Riverhead, was arrested to-night. The Waltemata County Council have grant.d permission for tho establishment of a depot at Now Lynn for the manufacture of night soil into poudretfce. Several i protests were received from residents m the district, and the Council resolved to demand a bond from the contractors of £1000, with two sureties of £500 each, that no nnisanoe should be caused, Wellington. Miroh 15. A deputation representing the Anolent Order of Oddfallows, Manoheste* Unity, attended at Government House this atfernoon, and presented bis Ezoellenoy with a fatewell address. Hits Excellency suitably replied. ' Ivilson, Maroh 15. At n meeting of the City Council tonight a statement of its financial position was made. Owing to the head works and expenditure some two years ago the financial year oommenoed with an overdraft of £3000, but this has boon reduced to £2000, while according to tba estimate It wM be furl her reduoed next year by about £1500. The r»t able value of tho city pr p>rty (b £63.903 and tho reoo'pts from the rules Is In the £ befn? levkd, will be £3195, besides license fees and other revenue. The olty p»ys £800 a year for Hospital and Charitable Aid. Its gp.s works and water works acoonnta are of ooarse separate.
Tho Trustees of tho Wesieyan Ohnrch decided to-night to erect o new olmroh on tho alto of the present one at a oost of £1800. The deel K n of Mr Dugley, of .Napier, has been accepted. Chhistohuhoh, Maroh 14. A large sale of station sture sheep was held to-d»y at Oalverdon, Amur!. Over fifty thousand wore submitted. The prices for merino ewes, mixed ages, were Is 01 to 4a 4d ; wethers, Is 3d to 3a lid. Mosc lines wt>re sold.
A largo and ordcily meeting was held m tho Oddfellows' Hull to-night to express sympathy with Mr Parnell. The Hon [ W, Reeves, who was to have presided, wrote statlug that unforeseen olroumstanoes prevented him. Father Oummlngs presided. Messrs W. P. Reeves and D. Reese took part In the prooeediDga, Resolutions expressing sympathy with Mr Parnell and colleagues and thanking Mr Gladstone and the Liberal party wore oarried un»nlraou.Bly. A subscription list for the PacnelLDefenoe fund was opened, Mr John Holmes and the Rev B. B. Chambers (Bpieoopallan) wrote expressing sympathy. Twhaiiu, March 15. The Assessment Coart on the Borough valuations to-day reduced the total of £40,648 by £110, chiefly on hotel properties, tba ownera or laiaoos of wbioh declare there has been a vast depreciation In their business,
Dunbdiw, Mnroh 15. No declarations of insolvency have been filed this month, so far as it has gone. The Shaw, Savlll and Albion Company have roduood the freight on wool by mail etenmers by £d per lb, the redaction oomlng into foroo at once.
At a roentlnp; of the Boalyn Gounod the report of tho tfionncq Qqmmlttoo stated that tharo was' one case on the list of persona roouived from the Benevolent Trustees of tho«o receiving reHof to assist whlah wna offering a premlara to Immor«Uty. It wsb slated that the wom*n h»d baon foqnd incorrigible by the Doroai 8oo(ety ( I
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2089, 16 March 1889
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