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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

(PBB PBBSS ASBOOIAriOIT.)

Auckland, July 11. An Interim dividend of 2b 6d has been deo'ared by the N^w Zealand Insurance Company. There is a general feeling of disappointment amongst shareholder* that they are not to receive the same aividond *a aaaal. This is attributable to the numerous losses the Company has Haatained daring -the patt hulf-year m b^th the Fire and Marine branches.

The looal Volunteers discussed the proposed Exhibition meeting last night, and reoommanded that the meeting be held a week earlier, namely, on January 6>.h, and that m lien of a trophy medals should be presented to the winning teams ; at the eamn time recommending that the Exhibition Oommiesioners should give a shield, and that any pereou winning a £10 prize m money should be debarred from entering for this matoh.

Wellington," July 11. Tbe immigration and emigration returns for the colony for. the month show the arrivals to have been 664, while the departnres wero 9tJ9 Tno Arrivals were From United Kingdom, If 7 ; New South Wales, 223 ; Viooila, 201 ; T*amaßi«, 25: other places, 38 ; total, 664. The departures were— United Kingdom, 185 ; New South Wales, 445 ; Victoria, 2f6 ; South Australia 2 ; Tasmania, 16 ; other places, 45 ; total, 969. - No arriwls or departures of Chinese were recorded.

Blbnhbim. Jaly 11. A farmor, against whom the Omaka Road Board had Issued a distress warrant for the reoovery of rat™, threatened to split th<) head of the bailiff, and compared him to leave the house. Tho !{.*!, to-day fined him £5, m default one mouth's hard labor.

Gbetmouth, Jaly 11. It hasbeen known for months past that much distress existed among the working olaasea of this plaoa, but it is beiog felt more aoutely now than for years past A gentleman acquainted with the labor market writes to the paper, and says be doee not know how many respectable families will suffer when storekeeper stop credit wtaioh they will be oompelled to do m self-defence. He has written to the Mayor on the matter, the case being deemed urgent*

Ohbistohuboh, Jnly 11. Charles Hilary Parker was oommlttad for trial to-day on three charges of forgery for Bmall amounts of money.

DONBDIN, July 11.^ In the Supreme Court, Lloyd, late o f aoh proprietor, brought an aotloc against Voller, lat© aooouuta,nt of the Equitable insurance Qo. Plaintiff's oaae waa that he ■old Voller $00 shara fop £1 to oou*. slderation of release from further liability, Hut uncteratands aiuoo that bis nsme had not been erased from the register, and he had been sued for calls. The defence was that Yoller bought the shares as agent for Klroaldy. The Government of India decline representation at the Exhibition.

Young of Wellington Is running his oars on the Tramway Company's linen, and has Introduced penny Beotions.

Invbroakgill Jaly 11. Badka, charged with robbery, wag committed for trial at the Supreme Conrt. He pleaded " Guilty." Bail was fixed at £75

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2171, 12 July 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2171, 12 July 1889

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