(PER PRBBB ASSOCIATION.) Drowned. Auckland. Msrah 20. A man named Stewart, belonging to the barque Devonport, was drowned yesterday near .Hoklanga where the vessel was loading timber. 4 Big Claim. An lotion for £60,00,0 dsinagea hai been brought In the High Commissioners' Oontt, Samoa, by Manaema and P. OornwelJ) wl o claim that snm from Win Mo Arthur and Oo for the produoe of foar plantations alleged to have been wrongfully seized and oooapled by the defendants. Mr W. J. Napier, Bolioltnr for the plaintiftt, goes to Sinaoa. on Monday. A fative Meeting. A large gathering of th« Tuwharetoa tribes ia taking place m the Tanpo distriot to elect a chief m the p aoe of the late Henhen Tukino. King Tawhiao with 150 followers has arrived. The " Star " correspondent says tha ineetiog will discuss the extinction of t-e Hau Hau religion, so that all the Maoris m tbo dis« tr.-ct may have one chief and one religion . Many Natives are followers' of Te Kpoti, but the present \i considered a favorable opportunity to destroy hia itifluenoe and religion. Sentence on a Bankrupt. Wellington, M»roh 20. Thomas Fitzpatriok, lodging hoase keopur, wta sentenced to fourteen days' imprisonment by the Chief Justloe foj? obtaining goods jast previous to becoming bankrupt by representing hla wife's, property aa hla own. Rowing. The Wellington Rowing Qlqh have bad a most socoeßsfal season, They h^Te won all four cb,%inploDabip raoes, and out of 83 events at reoent regattas they have secured 12, being second m aeveui Their prffa money amounts to £163. I A Labor Trouble. Wbstport, Maro'i 20. | Wilkle Bros and Wilson have discharged all the Union men on their oootraot, employing only men they have Imported. Things sre quiet. Supreme Court. Napier, Maroh 20 At the Supreme Court five prisoners j pleaded guilty. Four of them ware ! brought np ond sentenced to-day vis., tlamoH Mortop, ltrqeny, twp years \ Jos. Atch!aon, forgery, pUoed under the Probatlon Act ; Joho Kennedy, forgery, two years; Thomas Topping, forgery, two years, Irish Home Rule. Ounkdtn, Merch 20. Irish Home Rule sympathisers have forwarded a cablegram to M« Enmonde and his follow delegates Inviting them to visit Badka Again. At the. City Court today Rudolph Radka was ijeotenood to ten days bread and water foe a breaoh of the prUon , jregW^tlon?,
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TP-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 20 March 1889
TP-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 20 March 1889
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