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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

(PHB PBESS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, June 8. One hundred and sixty-nine cases of frozen fish and six canes of frozen pheasants were sent to Melbourne by the Mararoa. Vl he ketch Gratitndjfc from Sydney, his been cruiaing around the coast for some time on a fishing tour. Yesterday the Hinemo* came up with her in Wbangaroa harbor, and the Customs officer who was on board tne steamer ordered the persons in charge of the ketch to take her to Auckland, Tne Gratitude accordingly arrived in the harbor to-day; It is stated that the vessel is to be saarohed and her papers examined. The Oustoms authorities are reticent on the subject. < W*Lur»oxozf, June 8. There are at present 160 unemployed on the Government works, against 784 last November, of these 140 are in Otago, and road making and the rest are on railway works. 20: in Canterbury. Forty-two are engaged Amongst the patents recently applied for ,ln New Zealand is one for a new plan of conatruoting breakwaters, groins, seawallsi roadß through rivers, etc. , invented by Mr John Lewtawaite, of London, formerly a Taranaki resident. The invention IB now being put to praotical use at Peal/ and as the cost of breakwaters ia reduced by six-sevenths, it is expected to prove bothprofitttble and of great pablic utility. A oyudio *i& Is being forUied to puToK»Bo he New Zealand rights. • ' ■■

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 10 June 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 10 June 1889

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