♦ (rKR PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, Auguit 4. It is said that if tho exportation of i pheasants to Australia cintlnues ai at present, tho species In this dlntrfot will be oxtormtnato j, and at n meeting of the Acclimatisation Sooiety ono raorab;r snggostod that tho Qoverumont bo asked \,i sot apart a plooo of ground for tho breedlog of game. The Aaokland Oity Oounoil have Imported the plant for watering tbe streets with salt water, aud tbe mvn 1 * are to be laid down at ono.. Napier, August 3. John Millor, tho hobband of a lodglngborstkeopor, shot himself thla aftornoon. Ho was In low spirits through enffarlng from asthma. Wellington, August 4. Tho Exeou'lvo Oounoil met yesterday to consider tho Ohemls case, but adjmrnrd until Tnoaday, A mim named Charles Hlbbend, formerly a wood andooal dealer at Tlnakorl rood, was found doad In a paddook at Wadestown yostorday aftornoon. A porlon of a packet of " Rough on Rats " was lying boslde him, and a revolver was handy. It Is a dear oaae of snloldo, apparently from a dose of ''Rough on Ra'e." (.RRYMOTJTH, AuftUSt 4 Tho ooal oxport for tho week was 2950 tons. Oamaru, Augost 3. An luqaoat was hold here thi. morning oo tho body of HUnnah Orawley, an old settler agod about 65, who died somewhat suddenly yesterday. Deceased who was of rather Intemperate habits sold some property ln Dunodin a few weeks ago, rooolvlog £150 m cash. Boyond making a present to her son of £20, no trace of tho balance of the money oan bo discovered. Tbo faot cf hor having monoy attraot the nsnal parasites, and It Is presumed that deoeased was easod of hor money. The evldenoo disclosed tbat the •vomui wrs found lying on the floor of the room she oosupied, ln a ooml Insensible .tate, Vordiot of tho Jury, death through oxoeialvo drinking. Abou* tou o'olook on Batord»y night tho ofllooa of the Now Zealand Loan and Meroantllo Agonoy Oompany wore foand to ba on fire, but the Fire Brlgado turned oat promptly and tbo building was not much damaged. The flre only oharrod tho wood work of tho offioe m whloh It took plaoo, some of tho papers In the offioe were destroyed, bnt thoy are not supposed to be of muoh value. No one had beon Id the offioe since five o'olook and the origin of (be outbreak linnknowD, _ j
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