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■ ■♦ (F2R PBKBS ASSOCIATION.) The Karangahaps Road fire. AUOKLA2TD, March 10 - Portet's home burned on Sunday was Insured for £100 la the Victoria, and £300 fit the London and Lancashire, and the fltnlture for £31 m the latter offioe. Tire at Papaknra. A air-roomed house wai burned down at Papakura yesterday. It was owned by Bamuel Bell, and was insuted m the Royal, amount unknown. Going Home' The crew of H.M.S. Dart left yesterday par Rotorua for Wellington, returning to England per tbeTongarlro. Law Examinations. The law examinations are proceeding, |ha Rev, Ranelman being supervisor. There a*e twelve candidates entered. Supreme Court* The civil tenuous of the Supreme Court opened yesterday, and occupied a -very short time. Two oases were decided and three others adjourned till the April aUtlngi. Alleged SticklngUp At the P*pakora KM. Court, Patrick Olnne was fonnd guilty of using threatening language to White, the driver of the JBombay mail coach, and was ordered to pay oosts,and find surety to keep the peaoe for three months. This is tbe alleged •ticking- up oate, and proved to be a dispute about fares, ending In Olune trying to strike White and hold the horses. Chine's brother, who aooompanied him, •imply looked on. University Endowment-. The University College Uonnoil, beoa«se or the wholesale burning of buih on their property at Taupirl by gum diggers and others, hate resolved to leaie the tend for farming purposes. Supreme Court. .JSapibb. March 19. In opening the sittings ot the Bupreme Oonrt Judge Richmond said that otlmlnal offances were increasing. It was a wide district and filling up with population, so «n Increase of srime must naturally be looked for. There are nine prisoners for 4r!al. Tbe Mail Steamers. Willxngtok. March 19. The tfarlposa with the English malls of February 23 left Frlsoo for Auckland on March 9, oontraot date. The Zaalandla with the Colonial mails of February 25 reached Frisco on March 16, also oontraot date. The Governor. Chbistohuboh, March 19 file Excellency Sir W. Jervois arrived at Ohrlateouroh this morning! and was met at the railway station by a nnmber of people desirous of bidding him farewell. He went on almost Immediately by special train to Dunedln. Sickness m Efcst Ohristclmrch. It has been found advisable to close the East Ohrlstohuroh school, on aooount of tbe prevalenoa of an unusual amount of etckness m Its vicinity. The sohool is one of the largest m the district, and is attended by some 1300 children. Mr Perceval M-HR. Mr Perceval, M H.R., for Ohrlstohuroh South, returns shortly from England. Agricultural Statistics Timabu, March 19. Tbe offiolal returns for South Canterbury, just oompleted, show the acreage under wheat to have been 64,485 j oats, for grain, 44,595; barley, 3,263; potatoes 1,323. The estimated average yield Is ai follows:— Wheat, 25*26; oats, 31*90; bar ley, 30*93. Theie estimated averages arc lower than last year's estimate. A Constable m Trouble The conduot of one of the comtablei stationed here Is under Inquiry. It 1 alleged that while on duty this mornlni *oe entered an hotel, took off his ooat, ant indulged Id a fight. Child Scalded to Death Dunbdiv, Maroh 19. A ohlld named Helena Ellztbet Jefferson, was Maided to death at Oavei •ham yesterday. At tbe Inquest th Jury returned a verdict accordingly.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2091, 19 March 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2091, 19 March 1889