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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

(PBB PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, Maroh 22 The Directors of the New Zialand and River Plate Land Mortgage Company have oabled to the Directors m England, enquiring whether it was contemplated to make a farther call upon shareholder In order to ratse faada to carry oat the Operations of the Company m the River Piate diatriot, an impression to th's effect having gained ground. A reply has been reootved, Btating that there Is do intention of making another call. Goo. Clnne, a prisoner undergoing a sentence of two years' imptisoomant m Mount Eden gaol for passing a valueless oheqae, died to-day. Wellington, fljurah 22. , At a Bitting tn the Divorce Oourt today, Jamet Doyle, police constable, prayed for » dissolution of hi> marriage on the ground of diasoiate conduct and adultery. There wan no appearance of respondent. The evidence of petitioner and others *as taken, and a decree nisi was granted,. The verdiotQa the Otakl vlotlma was " Accidental dea'.h." The jary added a rider that before persons should be allowed to let off fireworks they should get a permit from an R. M. or J.P., icch peraon to bo held responsible for any aoaident. Piecaß of metal were found In the bodies of both men,

Application was made to the R.M. to Imprison a married woman who had declined to come up for examination regarding a promissory note due by her. His Worship said that, following the precedent of the English Jaw In such oases, the woman could not be personally taken lo execution, acd he must destine to make an order. Defendant In this oase waß the wife of W. $, Hunt, of Samoan f*me. Nelson, March 22. John Gar ran, whose lega were crushed while lying m his hut at Marnla by a falling tree, and who lay undiscovered for five days, rallied somewhat after being admitted to tbe hospital, but mortification act m this morning, And ampntation of both limbs was resort >d to. He died, however, shortly after the operation, Christohuroh, March 22. At the annual meeting of the Canterbury Frozm Meat Company to-day a dividend of 7 per cent was declared, and £158 carried forward to new account. Messrs John Grigg, J. T. Ford, and John De»ns were elected Directors. At the annual meeting of the North Canterbury Educational Institute this evening Mr J. Oolborne Veel, Secretary of the Board of Eduoatlon, was elected President. Ab there is some doubt whether, owing to the dry season, suftfolont water for oamp purposes oan bo obtained In the river Medbury, It has been deolded to hold the Easter camp at Sprlngbank, 26 milea from Christohuroh, and 6 from Ranglora, where an exoellent site has been obtained. Dtjnbdin, Meroh 92. The rain which has fallen In the country dlstrlots has done Immense good to the tnrnip orop and grass, It was followed by a drying wind and sunshine, and Interfered but little with the harvest* ing.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2095, 23 March 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2095, 23 March 1889

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