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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

» (PBR PRESS _S_OOIATION.) Auckland. Maroh 21, It is supppOß.d tbat the hto Mr G.eenaway died intestate. He haa left a valuable estate but- iu B_nk deposits and lauded property. Gisborne, March 21. A mooting of local shareholders iv the South Paoifio Petroleum Oompany was held to-day. It was oonvened Id ooneequecoe of the reoelpt of a telegram from the Sydney Direotors stating tbat Mr Weaver, tbe borer, has resigned. It was stated at the meeting Mr Weaver resigned io consiq-enoe of the unfavorable orliicism of the local shareholders. A motion waa pared requesting Weaver to continue his test. He agreed to do ao, and a Committee was appointed to ooufer with bim. Napier, March 21. The jury to-day oould not agree to a verdict m a ohargo of burglary at Kuripapanga, and Mr J.bt'ce Blcbmond, Instead of discharging them, ordered tbem to be locked up ail night, addressing to them a few caustic remarks, tn which he hinted that pome cf them were determined not to do their doty, Wai-gantji, March 21. c * Mr William London, the New Zealand representative of tbe Melbourne Fish and Produce Import Oompany, receive! a ttlegram to-day with reference to the first consignment of fish as follows : — " Locoheon great encceas. . Tbe Mayor presided. Consignment plaoed." Dunidin, Maroh 21. Tbe Committee appointed to ai. quire into the sweating system have met with muoh encuragement, and there is every reaßon to believe that a tariff of prices will be f ram 3d and agreed to by all those giving out work to womeD. Tbe publicity given to tbe matter has already done muoh good. Invbboabgill. March 21. The body of young Oranley, drowned In the harbor on Tuesday, was found this morning. He appeared to have swam to within six yards of the training wall, as the body wbb found there m 6ft of water. It seems certain that the unfortunate you*h lost bia life through hts rowing knlokarb ackers slipping over his hips and hampering bim, as he was an excellent swimmer, and/*mlled as he was swimming to the bank, after seeing bis companions comparatively safe clinging to the skiff. Only a singlet was on the body when fonnd. A verdict of accidental death Was returned by tbe jary, who added a rider oomm.ndlng Hall for his aotion m saving the oox.waln.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 22 March 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 22 March 1889

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