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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS.

(Pir Prbbs Abbooiation.J

.Nblson, May 1, The body of a man unknown was found to-day Id an unopoupled house »t Malta! Valley far ffpne In decomposition. By his aide waa a five-ohambered revolver, one of whioh had been fired off. The body baa not yet been examined, bat bo far no wound hM been found. There are evidenoei of an attempt to smothet himself with ehfttoo&i. On the body waa » pooket mirror In a leather oaae on the Inside of whioh waa written In pencil the name c Wa^ion."

OHBU.TOHUBOH, May %. The jockey, Jackson, wfco was injured by a fall from, a horee at New Brighton rapes yesterday, diod m the Hospital this evening.

Mr John Ollivier has announced himself as a oandidato for Otiriatohuroh North.

Invkuoarqul. May 1. A lively eosne occurred ut a mooting of ereditore of W. R, Perkins, a farmer who has got into difficulties through connection with flour milling and grain agency business The solicitor for the National Bonk, whloh is the principal creditor, remarked that ho could not understand the atatemont fi'ed by the debtor, who replied that he did not wonder at that aa his (solicitor's) head waa too big, Counsel retorted that bat for the bankrupt's position he would bo tempted to make his head a little b)gger. Perkinu replied that he was quite roady for him, . and had taken 0$ hia coat to many a better man. At a later atage the debtor apologised to oouniel and th.9 meeting foil hJB rem.tr.kj,

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2124, 2 May 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2124, 2 May 1889

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