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INTERPROVINCIAL.

[per press association

Auckland, April 32. _ Intelligence from Sydney records the death of an Aucklander, Neil Mackay, who whilst walking in his sleep fell from the balcony of his house to the pavement, and met with injuries which resulted fatally.

In a letter to the "Herald" oh the question of land settlement, Sir George Whitmore suggests a scheme under which the Government should .purchase as much native land as can be obtained, and vest it in the various Land' Boards under a special law, by which an appreciable proportion of all the proceeds of such land should be paid into a special account, to be used onlyjin further Government purchases or in repayment of the original capital, if borrowed.

Dunemn, April 13. Several cases of typhoid fever having occurred in the outlying portions of the town, the health authorities are taking steps to examine all the dairies supplying milk to the city.

Invercargill, April 12. Inquiries have been made, but nothing has been heard of the boat in which three men left for Port Chalmers. Their names were John Williams, a Frenchman, H. West, a comparatively recent arrival here, and John Poole—all single. A boy named Thomas Edward. Harris was kicked on the head by a Tiorse' yesterday afternoon and died in the hospital. Gordon township, which is virtually a part of Gore, although on the opposite side of the river Mataura, and under separate Municipal control, protests against its inclusion in the Clutha electorate, desiring to be with Gore in Mataura. Captain McKenzie and Mr Valentine will contest Mataura with Hon. Richardson. The Captain's chances are considered favorable. He was formerly member for Mataura. It is stated that Mr Cuthbert Cowan, the present member for the abolished district of Hokonui, will stand for Wallace.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2400, 14 April 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2400, 14 April 1890

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