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The Auckland Knights of Labor hare endorsed the amendment proposed by Mr Joyce m the employment of Females and Othen Act. Waxoakui, July 9. The Natives of Banana, np the Wanganul Blver, are reported to have joined Te Eooti'i religion, and to bare Invited him to rlait them, which he Intends dolog* Wnxnratoif, Jniy 9. The bridge in'eonne of oonitrnetlon over the Mokahoka river, conaaotlng Vketahana and Parkville, collapsed t»-day taking with it a man named O'Brien, who notwlthatindlDg hit fall of over 100 ft, eieaped with only a few brnliei. The lobb will fall on Bryant the oontraotor. The Qtoean* Association annonaee a further rlae In the retail prloe of sugar. A man named James Stewart, alias David Grtgg has been arrested on a charge of forging a letter and cheque on Beeca and Sons, Chrlitchorcb, for £10 He wgb remanded to Ohrlstohurob till July 17 Ohkistohuboh, July 9. In the Supreme Court, tbe o»Be of Collier v Wood, rhend and Company, to recover £353 damages for defendant j' carter having run into a part driven by plaintiff, npset him, and injured his leg, lasted two days, snd resulted m a verdict for £200 and o^sts. A number of residents here are petition , ing Government through Mr Peroeval, the member for Cbrietchurch South, not to allow a drinking bar m the Exhibition, Ine Waimakariri Board of Conservators today resolved to take seme neoensary precautions ngainst heavy floods should auoh occur, as several places are reported weak and threaten Ohristohurch wilh an overflow m case of heavy flood. DraspjN, July 9. Danki Boss, watohmaker, of the Aroade Was committed for trial for laroany as a bailee, m pawning a number of valuable watches entrmtad to him for repair. There Is some excitement In the Walpora district m eoosequenoe of the dleoovery of ft reef m Long Gully. Trials of the •tone average 3~z« to the »on.

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INTERPOVINCIAL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2169, 10 July 1889

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INTERPOVINCIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2169, 10 July 1889