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INTERPROVINCIAL.

[per press association]

Auckland, May 14.

Another letter has been received by Sir George Grey from Henry George, who is now in Queensland. Mr George has received a number of letters urging him to includeNewZealand in his tour, andstating that a liberal offer had been made from Wellington. He still feared, however, that his arrangements would not allow him to come here, though he felt inclined to make special efforts to comply with the wishes of his correspondents. Wellington, May 14.

The Scotia was unable to pick up Cook Strait Cable to-day owing to the heavy sea, and has gone on to Port Underwood where she will remain until the weather moderates.

At the annual meeting of the Colonial Insurance Company this afternoon there Avas a large attendance ,of shareholders, and everything passed off satisfactorily. The balance sheet and the payment of a dividend of ten per cent were adopted. Messrs Jacob Joseph and J. B. Harcourt were re-elected directors.

A supplementary "Gazette," issued this evening, contains a proclamation detailing the boundaries of the electoral districts. Mr Fergus leaves at the end of the week to address his constituents at Queenstown. Christchurch, May 14. Henry Groves, railway shunter, was run over by a truck and killed at 2.55 p.m. to-day, while shunting at,Addington station. No one saw the accident. Groves was a single man, aged 40, very steady, and had been employed ten, years on the railway. Istvercaimuix, May 14. Thos.s. Nairnshire, which is the largest vessel that lias yet entered Bin/I" harbor, takes away (o'6Ci\) carcases of mutton, besides wool, grain, and other produce. The Southlands Meat Freezing Company, who recently increased the size of their refrigerating works at port, will proceed shortly to further extend them. A five-roomed house at Taringatura, belonging to J. Griffon, was destroyed by fire. Nothing was saved, the inmates escaping in their night-clothes. The j house was insured for £100,' and the furniture for £50, it is believed in the South British.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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