(PER FRUB3 ASSOCIATION,)
Auckland, August 15
W. J. Dean, tho lovanH-ig S oretary and Trossurtr of th. Thames Borough Council, was arreted at Norfolk Island, whither he had gone by 'be schooner Christine, aud was brought baok to Auckland by Deiec-tivo Herbert 'o-d*y. D -an wm put on bosrd th. Christine thirty miles fr.ira Auckhnd. Ho was known to >h'j p;-a.3nge!a as Father Davli, a R-.m-.n Catholic p'loat, bo**nd for Naw o*ledouU to take oharge of r_le_ion..y work. Ho had seventy poruida when arrested. While at Norfolk Island Dean attended church and behavocl well ge-iora'ly. Hi wse brought np at tho Auckland PolfoaOaurt to-day on several charges of oinb-. zz'onent and was romanclsd to Trunin.
WsLr.iWGTON, Au .mt 15
Arrivals m New Z -aland during July I weie 995; departures, 1030; 471 persons \ going to Now South Wal"s, 292 to \ Victoria, and 147 lo Kngland. '1 hi oible repairing fctoami-r, . Sherord Osborne, arrived here at 2 30 this afternoon. The officet e are ve'y reticent as to the injiry to the oible, aud the Eleotrioian, m reply to inquHe*, s»id: — '.* I know nothing about thecable." It appears, however, that the sole reason for <h> -ta <mor ooming on h^re is the wa r t of coal whioh was not obtainable at Nelsou/ I-. was ga hered on board that last week the cable was cut, about 250 mlloa from Cable Bay, m order to asoorlaia the position of a fault, nnd both end* of the cable wore buoyed . Fad weather then camo on, aod rondored it impossible for the steamer to work. The tteamer returns to-morrow night. It will take a co plo of 'days to rea-jh tha scene of tha break. The work of restoration is expected to occupy about twelve hourß, so th«t it will be Monday or Tuesday before c mraunicition is completed.
Nbxs ">N| August 15 .- At Iho Land B>ard to-day a leaa* wan gran'ed to the Westport Ocal Company of a portion of the late Wellington Oomp ny'a lease. Applicants said a laeg. dumard was springing up m An^tralU (o< coke, for which this ooal. was proulUHp sui' able, and they ere negot'atlng for the delivery of twen'y thousand tcoa por anunm, the purchaser having the option of making It forty thooaa.d.
Blenheim, August 15. Several Blander actions, m whioh damages aro laid ot £1000 to £2000. aro s:t down for hearing at tho sitting of the Supreme Court which oommences on the 23rd.
Ureymouth, Augnst 15 At the Magletrat js' Oourt, this morning, Wm. Campbell waa obarged with permitting his ooaoh ruoningbotweon Greymouth and Reefton to bear without auhority the words '*V. $." thus giving reasonable oause to believe that thocoioh was engaged m carrying the mills, Acoussd p'eadad guilty. The proseoutor, Postmaster oald<!rs, asked for meroly a nominal ppnalty, aa it was a firft off. nee, aud the r.ojuaed was fiued ono ehilltng and cojlp,
Dunedin, August 15
Mr White In hla roply to tho Board of Eduoation, expressed regrjt that the Boird so misu'ideratood his letter as to characterise i* a-, ov&slve, He made no evasive explanation, nnd had neither motlv, reason nor ocoaalon tot doing ao. He rtpaata that his remit k had merely refereno s to the system or Una of policy, and what appeared to him to be Us Inevitable eflfjot, The Board, Mc Diok strongly dissecting, resolved that Mr White bad oommltt.d a grey. indiscretion In publtoly speaking at the Institute m such torma as to be generally understood to imply a choree of gross systematic favoritism on the Board's part m the seleotlon of candidate, although it nomi doubtful m view of his explanation w bother he meant to mike suoh a Btatcmont, and the Board oansurn Mr Whit) for such IndlB0retlo;\
Human remains found at CatHns are believed to havo boen tharo several years, and bo those of a maorl.
Tno aotlon commenced by William Ohri^tfc agalnat Judjjo W*rd for false Imprisonment haa boon dlfco'itlpuad, owing to the P-rllatnenlary Commit teo declining lo proo-ifd wiih their invoßtlgatloua while t'io Ro'ion !b pending.
The timo for receiving tha entries for wool rxhlbit' wt the Exhibition has beeu extended until D^o.mb.r 3let, and the time for rocelv'ng the wool hns be n ex tondod to Jvna y 16'h;
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