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•{PHK PRBSa ABBOOIATIOIT.) Wellington, May 19. The glove contest batween Lang, of Wanganui, and Smith, of Australia, resulted m a fiasco. By the advertisement the pubho were led to believe the fight was for a finish, but when the hall w b orowded It was calmly announced that it had been arrange 1 to fight eight rounds for a "purse." At the end of eight rounds both men appeared as fresh as when they started, and the referee deolared the conttgtadraw, Blbnhwm. May 18. : Mr S, J Maotiister lunJ agent, reports the sile of two blocks of land i a Omaka dutriot at £14 por acre, Good average agricultural land m this die trio t has now an upward tendency, and is being increasingly applied for, OiMARtj, May 19. There is a greater demand for property m Oamaru now than there has been for years. The other day a property ohanged hands at £3000, for which no offer could be obtained some time ago. Dumbdin, May 18. Mr Valentine advocates the appoint' ment of a Minister of Agriculture. Thft Protection League suggest June sth for a conference at Ohriatohuroh.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2139, 20 May 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2139, 20 May 1889

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