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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS.

(PBE PBESB ASSOCIATION.* Auckland, Jaly 3 A. petition from property owners, requesting the Fire Insurance Association to recooslder iti decision to tnoreasa tbe tariff on houses m whloh colonial ovens are used, has been received by tbe Association, and laid on the table. A young man of iwenty«thren years, named J. Taylor, took a die oi jtryohnine to d*y at Taupirl, and died shortly after. The o*ao is said to be one of disappointment m lovo, A fire broke oat to-night m the labelroom of the New Znland Frozen Meat Company's premise, bat was extinguished when damage to the extend of about £150 had been done. To-day iha Ou^oms authorities ae'zid a varal caaea of 3r»pery belongiag to a Urge wholesale h ira-j fi'tn having agencies In the colony. It la said the flolzure la the ontoome of an investigation made by Mr Shannon, Custom* fixpa»t. Gisbobkb, Jnly 3. • Thj Oastoma Officer made a seizure of i three barrols of Dunodin beer, whloh were insufficiently stampedA oacvani of the Depoy Assignee was fiaed to-day for selling Hqnoe i»I hout a lioense. The licensee of the M*tawarao Hotel failed to provide the fee for renewal and went bankrupt. Tbe lloanse expired ou Jun? 30, bat on Jaly 1 tbe Aistgnee paid the £25 and the Oounfcy Ooanoll granted a Uoense. The Oourt held tbe Ooanoll oould not do this, •nd Imposed a nominal fine. Blenheim, Jaly 3. Stewart, who was charged yesterday with obtaining a life policy from tbe Equitable Life Insurance Offioa (U 5.A..) by mlartpros^ntation, has been committed for trial. The oa&e is a very extraordinary one, and evidently there is muoh remaining nnexplained, Dunbdin, Jaly 3. Adam Frank, a seaman of the Doric was fined m the mitigated penalty of £1 17s 6d for taking on shore a box of cigars and a bottle of Florida water. Mr Solomon, Chairman of the Benevolent Trustees, at a meeting to-day drew attention to the increased cost to the city of Danedln of charitable aid under the new Aot Under the old Act the oontri button paid by the ohy to the Ohiritable Aid Board was £1758 ; nnder tbe new Aot the expenses will be £3753, Irrespective of the oost of administration, be ng at. lnorea.se of £1994 per annnm, .

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2164, 4 July 1889

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