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Wbilinqton, Jane 24 John W, Orabtree, a convioc who gained ao me notoriety by bis' prison breaking exploits some two years ago and who was transferred to Mount Eden gaol, Auckland, is about to be released, hie Exoellenoy the Governor having remitted the remainder of his sentence. A shod time baok (Jrabtreo's mind gave way and ha was oonfined In Avondaie Asylum, The remainder of his aealonca now being remitted Orabtree will be handed ovet to the oure of hla parents who reside In Auckland and purpose Ukiug him out of the oolony.
Wbstpobt, Jane 24 An accident happened 10 a man namud McOlatobie. Walle drtvlag cattle from Addtson to Charleston the horse he vras riding dropped Into a bilod water reoe the result beiug (bat MoOiatoble'a leg was fraotuced above the aukie.
This afternoon at Danniston a coal miner n»mdd Benjamin Thomas wa& foand dead la a piaoo iv aa abandoned mine where be oao<j worked aud toe body was suspended by a oloihes line. Tbe deceased sometimes drank heavily and there 1* no doabt he committed aaiOide.
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INTERPOROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2157, 25 June 1889
INTERPOROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2157, 25 June 1889
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