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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS.

[Per Press assooiatiok.] Auckland, Jane 13. The dead body of a man whoie name la anknown, was found fl >atlug (n the harbor near the railway wharf today. Captains Hulse and Hhohens have been plaoed under arreat In aooordanoe with the Volunteer law, by order of Colonel Shop held, pending a decision of Ihe Board of Eoqqlry into the charge of tampering with a witness. A rumor has been current In Auokland that Government House here was no longer to be maintained as a residence for the Governor, the holier of that pojltion being thns precluded from making any prolonged stay m this olty, or, Indeed, from visiting (t. The subjp.ofc was dlsonssed at a meeting of the Olty Council to-night, and the Mayor and Mr Goldie, M.H.R , were appointed to take aotion m the matter. Messrs T. Thompson and F. La wry, M.H.R.'a telegraphod to the Bon Mr MUchaUan to*day, asltlng him if there was any troth In the story. The Minister for Publlo Works replied that he knew nothing of the ramor, and asked Messrs L»wry and Thompson to wire ptrttoalars- The •' Herald" has a leader to-day on tk* subject, pointing out that the closing of Government House would mean a great loss and injury to the olty, and urging the people to ask ihe Government for no explanation, Napier, Jane 13. A tobaooonfat named Hill was sentenoed to fonr days' Imprisonment for belcg illegally on the promises of the Maori Girls' Boarding School. He went at night to see a girl there. His letters wore inter* oepted, and the polloecet a watch for him, with the above result. Wbiunoton. Jane 13 The immigration and emigration returns for the m uith of May show that the arrivals m the colony numbered 1013 ; departures, 1148 Daring the month of May the estates of twenty deceased persons passed under the obarge of the Publlo Trustee. Mr and Ms Agnew were charged to-day with having no lawful means of support and remanded until Wednesday, Mr Jelliooe, oounsel, said he would arrange for their board for that period, and m the meantime endeavor to make arrangements for their loavlag Wellington, The following is the text of a osblegram sent to-day by the Prera er to Mr B!aloe, Searetary of State (or (he United States : — •' Deep sympathy throughout New Zealand with sufferers Johnstown disaster." UaEYjfouTH, Jane 13. A>t a publlo meeting of ratepayers tonight a aeries of resolutions were patsacl, to urge opon the Government the necessity of completing the Grey month Hokltlka Railway with as little delay as possible, the principal part of the work now being finished, and that Mr Golnness and other West Oiast members be requested to u*e every le^lt mita 'eff>rt to induce the Government to oorap'ete the work. Dunbdin, June 13. A man named James Lindsay, a recent arrival In town, who had been drinking, was found dead m his bed at tho Spanish Restaurant this morning. Fuuc hundred and nighty namis have beea enrolled for tho Tailqrenses' Union. It la Bu^gestrti that"n gniraates fund bp raised In caie a strike should take plaoe beforo funds acoumnlae. Owing to only thlrty-paveD dogs being nomlaated for the Waterfou G|ifp, It has been decided io extend the time of entry till Jane 18 It Is not Intended to heve an estra lUke <}t the meeting.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2148, 14 June 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2148, 14 June 1889

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