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(PXB FEBS3 AS3OCIATIOS.) Supreme Court. Napijsr, Maroh 21. John Smith for attempted rape, was sentenced to five yeira and twenty -fire lashes, John Gleodln pleaded guilty to larceny, and was l*t out on probation, but ordered to pay £20 coeti of proaeoutlon. Eetrenching. Wellington, Maroh 21. The City Council have adopted a scheme of retrenohttent by which £800 a year is cot off their cinders salaries, even then the total will be £2740 as against £1301 at Chrlitohuroh and £2870 at Duoedin . The office of Olty FDglneer is to be abolished, M the Counoll consider there are no large works requiring skilled engineering and a clerk In permanent charge will be quite sraffiolent. Archbishop RedwoodA large assembly weioimed Archbishop Bedwoodwho returned by tha Tekapo, Addrenet were presented by tbe ooogrecation who have decided to present the Archbishop with a suitable gift. They were In negotiation for the Governor's oarritge bat were disappointed at tbe last moment. Lady Jervois. Ledy Jervois and daughter embarked on the Tongarlro for England at noon. The venel sails at 4 Bbo also takes 70 officers and men of H.M.B. Dart. Labor Troubles. Wistpobt, March 21. The Dennlston Miners Union has jtruok a levy of 2> 6d per man per week for the support of the locked out laborers At Cape Foulwind. Thla will amount to fcetweeo JUO and £50 weekly. Found Dead. Duuedik, Maroh 21 John George Morrleoo, residing m Roalyn, and until lately an aooountant Id tile employ of the Harbor Board, was found dead m bed, the cause of death being heart disease.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 21 March 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 21 March 1889