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Auckland, September 23 A Frenoh gum digger, named Franolr, wai drowned on Sat a r day, while prooeed<Dg In an open boat to tbe field where be was workbg. The weather was bo equally that htq matf s would not accompany him, and half an hoar after he left, the boat oapalz^d In a equal!. The Auckland Footballers. The AuoklaLd FuOtball team arrived at Onehanga ycßtorday morning and were received and welcomed of a number of fottballers who went from town In brakes, The Ga'rloch. New Plymouth, September 23. The Gairloch ttill lies on the North Bpit at the Waitara river, but she kaß been baukd closer to the channel. Oiptain Meoatthar is confident that he will get her off on the spring tideß. Be thought he won Id do bo last sight, bat there was not enough water. The tides are daily making.
The Mayoralty of Nap!er. Nafisb, September 23. The only name mentioned for the Mayoralty is that of Mr Swan, the present Mayor, and well-known brewer. Wellington Mayoralty. Wellington, September 23 The only name mentioned for the Mayoralty at present, Is that of Mr W, T. L. Traveri, the well-known lawyer, Ministerial Slnoe Mr Hislop'a resignation which has not been gez^tted yet, owing to the absence of the Governor, Mr Fergus has been acting at Minister for Education. Tbe Premier is somewhat indisposed and has been confined to Us house for several days, Dummylsm The Minister for Lands, with a view to stopping the pn e loe of pu ting m half a dcien applications for one section at land ■ales, Intends on the next occasion to pnt tbe choioe of sections up to auction for cash aalea. He thinks this will check the species of dummylam known to be carried on. A Well-known Settler Missing. Dunedin, September 23. Mr James Shaod a well known resident of the Taieri has been missing fiom his home aloce Friday last. On Wednesday be was m town and obtrined several documents from the ofEolal assignee and sfterwaedi returned lo his farm at Abbotsford. He waa then m a rather depressed state of mind and complained that be bad of late suffered from ineomnla. He was last seen on Fridty morning by some farm employees to whom br spoke In bis usual manner and then walked over the fie'ds »s waa his eastern every d»y. Messra Jam6a Wilson and Peter Duncan left town on Saturday afternoon and assisted m tbe search for him whloh la being made by several parties, but up to lato yesterday he had not been found. Bhand'a coat hat and at ; ok were fouud on Saturday on the river bank about a quarter of a mile from the farm. A good deal of anxiety is felt by Mr S band's many friends.
The United Horcalcn fvaablug up gave 75 ounces of retrrted gold.
Bough on Itch.— Rough on Itch cv kin humors, eruptions, ring worm, tetter 1 , s a heum, frosted feet, " chilblains, itch, iy ison, barter's itch.
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