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Auckland, April 10.

By the b.s. Manapourl whioh sailed for Sydney eleven Natives from Tahiti left en route for the Paris Exhibition, whore they are to give Illustrations of the oastoms etc., of the South Bea Islanders.

Alfred Walker has been acquitted of retting fire to Tlklnul House, Northern Walroa, but he has been committed for trial for alleged perjury at the inquest recently held to ascertain the o»use of the fire.

Gisbobkb, April 10. The agreement between the Bank of New Sooth Wales and Allan MoDonald wai that judgment be entered op for the Bank, who will allow Mr MoDonald his paißsge money to England, £200 to be paid on board the steamer. If the amount due to the Bank la Dot paid by January, 1890, the Bank will take possession of the properties. Wklmngton, April 10. The report of the Rawaon Euqulry Commissioners has been returned from Napier from his Excellency, the AotlngGovernor, but Its contents cannot be made known until sent to Judge Rawson, This will not be dons until the document has been submitted to the Minister of Justice, who Is m Aaokland, and who has not yet seen it, so that some days mast elapse before the nature of the report la dlaoloaed. Ohbistohuboh, April 10. Norman H»H has been committed for trial on ohargea of forging the name of B. 0. Skogg to two .cheques for £3 10a eaoh on Bank of New South Wales and Bank of New Zealand respectively. A novel action will occupy the Supreme Oourt shortly. It Is a suit brought by Mrs Baldwin against the Rev. W. A. Paeooe, Incumbent of Avonslde, . for breaoh of rubric la refusing to administer communion to her. Mr Stringer is retained for plaintiff, and Me Harper for defendant. During March outdoor relief wan given by tho Charitable Aid Board m 458 different oases, 7 less than In February ; but 18 more than In Marob, 1888. Thirty-three oases relieved m March had not been assisted m February, and 40 of February oases did not recur m Marob. Timartj, April 10. The Goraldlne County Council having negleotod to repair the County bridges, and more than one thereby became useless, the ratepayers of this ard Waimate County appealed to the Minister for Public Works to restore the bridge over the Pareora, The Council to-day reoelved 1 a letter from the Government stating If the work is not put In hand by the end of this month, the Minister will proceed to oomply with the memorial, and collect the cost of work from the Counties. The cost Is estimated at between four and ■ five thousand pounds. The Council resolved to offer explanations, and a«k that tho opponent! of euoh expenditure be heard. The bridge is on the main trunk road, and about 19 miles from Tlmara. | Dcnbdin, April 10. As indicating the increasing value of land it was stated at the Board to-day that a person, who m November forfeited his holding beoause the rental of £4 5 s was too high Is now anxlou« to get it buck. The University appointments are temporary, for ibis year only. The Presbyterian Ohurohmstentatlon tavA for the half year amounted to £4693 and au equal dividend was deolared for the half ye" of £102 15 1. Inybroaboill, April 10, Douglas, the Biversdale Btatlonmaster, Btlll survives In tiha hospital. As mortification of the Injured leg la not advancing It Is expected that the limb will be amp at ate 1 t< -morrow, bat tber# are )ltt|e bopss of mopwi.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2104, 11 April 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2104, 11 April 1889