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'Auckland, Bf*y 2Q. By the Z;alandia whloh sailed to-day, Hanlan was a passenger to San Fcunolsoo. Wellington, May 20. A further trial of Whitney's ammunition resulted m its favor by 6 points. The ranges were 2GO and 600. BugUsh ammonltlon produced the best result at a long range. Another and more extended trial of 600 rounds will be held cm Friday. 3fi[rs Trun>an", residing at Newtown, reports that her house was* entered on Sfttord»y evening by a man who pointed a plofcal at her and forced he>v to glra lop all the money m tho plaoai As oho is eabjeot to fits, the police regard the story as belonging to the name category as the Hatt aff »lr, and others whloh have recently fyw ?P frequent m to beoome amusfng. OiifARU, May 20. A sad fatal accident ocoured at Alld»y Bay, about nine miles from Oamaro, this evening. Mr Familton, a storekeeper at Kakaoul, wai driving with his son, aged eight years, aoroas a oreel^ when thoy met a waggon, The trap they wore In was thrown baok Into the water over an embankment and the boy, who had oluug to It was drowned. The trap fell on top of him. Assistance was prooared bat too late to be of any vie. Invbboarqill, May 20. The Southland Hospital Trustees held a meeting to enquire Into the complaints made by the relatives of Alexander i Douglas, that alterations Involving break* Ing down of walls and opening of windows of the ward m wbloh he lay h»d been allowed when he was m a critical state. As DongUs died of pneumonia, the inferenoe was that it had been induced by eipoauro. The staff having been examined, the Trustees pasted a resolution to the effect that they found that work had beeu oarrled on whloh they much regretted, owing to the absenoe of the house steward through illneßP, bot the result of the investigation went to show that Douglas' death was not ba attributed to exposure.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2130, 21 May 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2130, 21 May 1889