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* - . ~—+ : ■•••. (Pas Press Association.; Nambr, September 8. A shocking stabbing affray, whioh Is likely to prove fatal, occurred here this afternoon. Two boys named Hutton and Blom, neither more than fourteen years of age, had a quarrel In the morning, Blom getting the best of the fight. In the afternoon tbe quarrel was renewed. Hutton having armed himself with a stick and a large pocket knife, wbioh he borrowed from a oomrade, assaulting Blom with tbe atlok, aod when the stick was taken from him pulled out the knife and stabbed Blom In the abdomen. The wounded lad was taken to the Hospital, when his wound was found to be so serious that his depositions were taken. Wellington, September 8 At yesterday's meeting of tho Olty Licensing Committee, the police reported tbat the Ship Hotel, Willis street, was badly oonduoted, being frequented by spielers. Amongst the lodgers, It was alleged there were eight or nine women p] bad repute. The Oommlttae decided to olose the house, unless within three weeks, tbe polioe reportsd that it was well conducted. Duhbdin. September 7 The Rduoatlon Institute Intend bringing before the central body the question of Individual examination and the estlrna.* Hon of results of by percentages^ with a view to a radical alteration .. There Is trouble brewing between Professor BJaolr, and the University Council re the vote of venture. He now says he repudiates it, and regards Us passing as a moat 111-advised, unaoademlo and Insulting procteding, and In disciplinary aspects seems more like tha aot cf a big bully gripping your throat than of the supremo governjog body of a respectable Unhreislty.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2221, 9 September 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2221, 9 September 1889