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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

[PBR PRKSS ASSOCIATION]

Auckland, April 16. Captain Corbett, son of M»jor»QeDeral Corbettj and who himself held the Queen's oammlsslon, died m Hamilton Hospital to-day.

As the result of the low prloes for stook, butter, and fruit, numbers of the country settlers are turning their attention to the more extensive cultivation of breadstaffi,

The Onehunga Woollen Mill Is again at work uader the management of a looal company, which comprises ten shareholders eaoh of whom has an Interest of £1000. All the money is paid up exoeptlng a mortgage of £6000.

News from Fiji states that the High Commissioner, Sir John Thurston, has ordered Col. Ooetlegan, Deputy-Ootn-missloner, to refuad the fines and fees which he recently Imposed upon Fletcher and others, oaretakera of Mo Arthur's property In Samoa, In a case of assault brought before him.

Napier, April 16. A woman named Greenwood, wife of a bailiff here, was found dead this evening, she was suffering from drink and laid down on her bad. She took some tea at six o'olook and at seven was found dead. She had emptied a bottle of aoonite lotion, it is believed m mistake for spirits. Inybeoargull, April 16. At the opening of trie new Ohemloal Lsoture Hall at the High School this morning, Sir R. Stout delivered an address on eduoatlon generally, the tenor of his remarks being that the educational system of the oolony would pot be complete till the poorest child In It had toe looeii to the High Sohooli,

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2112, 17 April 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2112, 17 April 1889

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