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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

a> [£6f* FASBS -B-OOIAXIOff,) AUOKiuufD, June 19. rhe_bankruptoy business m Auokland haa nut been so quiet for the past four yeara as it Is at present. Amongst the passengers by tbe Wairarapa from Sydney was Mr Julian Thomai, weil known unaor the nomde phtme ot "The Vagabond." He is on via way to Samoa to secure material for a series of articles for a Melbourne paper. Whilst the Alameda was m port a number of.elootrlo ljfa.p glooes for the use on that vessel were purobased m Auckland and so satisfactorily was the ot der filled that another has been given. Dr McGregor, of St Outhberts, Edinburgh, who ia enroute to Melbourne aa a delegate at tbe oomiug celebration of the Jubilee of Presbyterianism, addressed a meeting »t the Oity Hall to-night. It is supposed that T, L. White, for whose arrest a warrant was Issued recently, has left. tbe oolcny, and' it is said tbat no further action jvllt be taken la the oase. H-JriEK. Jnna 19. The body of a • man named Joho Brougb, boots at the Terminus Hotel, haa been touna In tbe inner harbor. WaniKGTOit, June 19. The anti-Chinese meeting last night deprecated anything like > boycotting as repugnant to the British sentiment of fair play, butt deolded to solicit the aid of all persons interested, m urging upon Parlla- ' ment the dealrableueaa of leglalatlog with \ the object of setting apart ln eaoh colonial town a district outside the limits of whioh , tbe Chinese should not be allowed tp dwell or curry on trade. , Volomluous correspondence has passed ' between Mr it. J, Creighton and the i Postmaster-General m reference to the , Sat. Franoisoo mail servioe. MrOrelghton , is aangulne that the United States Government will agree to pay a anbaldy vt ■ £40,000 per annum for a fa-it fortnightly , serviot), and that the Australasian colonies , will ooutrl.ute a like sum, j Tbe Agnewa were charged to-day witb < vagrancy and sentenced to one month's ( bard labor. The proceedings were of a c lively nature. t 'Jhe balance sheet of the Wellington _ Woollen Fftctory ahowu tho result for the t year to be satisfactory. £2000 Is written £ off for depreciation. Tbe payment of an - 8 per ooDt dividend absorbs £2300 ; £2000 c ts oarried to the reserve fund, aod £3696 a to oredlt of next year's aooount, i Chbisiohuboh, June 19. a A well-known settler named Samuel 0 Clothier was found dead io a shed on his c form at Kalapol Island thii morning, j. Tha doctor certifies tbat death was the n result of heart disease. U Dunbwn, June 19. *, Great interest was tak*n m the salea to* 0 day of the D'Artagan's cargo of sugar. tl Tbe bidding was brisk and alaaojt exciting. The whole oargo was sold In boad at £36 to £36 5» for finest grey crystals, and up f< to £36 15j for fine to finest whites. A w fortnight a goßugar sold here at £22 to d £2_ 10 1. Those wbo understood tbe aj pulsations of the sugar market say that prioes wiil go_up higher yet, It le stated <ji (hat the omsii-nees of the D'Artagau's bi oargo netted £3000. t j It Is understood that the Cmtoms ir Authorities are now working up oss.a bi .gainst two of the largest breweries on { g< oharges of defrauding tbe revenue. I al f di

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2153, 20 June 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2153, 20 June 1889

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