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(PBtt PaEBS^ASSOOtAIIOW.) Advance m Bggar> AuojUAifb, May U. • The Colonial Sugar -Company has tnade another advance of 1C« per too Id the price 'of ill grades of sugars. It has thai Increased la five weeks to the amount of 80i per ton. Masonic. Xhe Devonport M aaoolo Lodge deolded -«mnni!y last night m favor of the nnau.~- . '- Grand Lodge pm>P*»'»« TheWeathey. After ft heavy downpour of-raln ror iwo day. the weather is beaottfaily fine. The rain has done a great dea) of good In the eovntry diet r lots. Hotel fumed. „ YfiXßivrk, May 11' Tbl« morning at a jjaartar t6 four the t>M Walpawa Hotel was b arned Ri S°, w °; The origin of the fire la unknown. Bnildera vereat work on the premlsea up to five o'«look yeaterday, also painters, repair ng •nd adding to the building. It was n •ared In the North BrUiah and Meroantlle Oompany for a bullder'a risk of £650 There was no one In the house at the time of the fire One of the outbuildings Insured for £75 wae saved. The Weather. The. drought has broken op, heavy rain haviog fallen all over the dUlrlo'. The country waj pjuoh parobfld ma itcokwete^ fofejlpg,

I Another Gun Accident--1 Kusibbi, May 11. A Native was cleaning a gan »t Whsaurota whvn ib went off at half oook and unaltered bia hand. Sr aided. A. m%n nimed Ohas. Home was very barlly eokldud about thearma and head by aooldent whilu removing a boiler of but water from «h- 6 ■*• »!»(••', I licit Distillation Greimouth, M»y 11 I The Reeld- nt Mug strate delvtrod j jidgroent on the illicit diatllUtloo oases. He said be bad no dcabt Taylor had bee<j m-kJns; whisky on (be premfnea and male tho whisky se Z'd, bht nvtdoDoe on that point wee defective. He, however, foond him gall ' y on two charges, first for having more vb»n the lawful quaniity of oplrltnio •he brewery, for whlon he waa fined £25 or three months imprisonment ; s> oood for having r quantity of spirits In his posaesalon oo wbloh duty had not been paid, holding that tho onns of proof rested on the defendant to show how ho oame by the spirits and whether the duty was paid. Fined on tbia charge £100 or three months imprisonment Taylor was taken to gaol.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2132, 11 May 1889, Incorrect date

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2132, 11 May 1889, Incorrect date