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Auckland, May 28,

An Auckland business man, writing from Sydney, states that hundreds are out of employment there. When leaving Russell recently, the Hinemoa hftd'a narrow escape of running down a cutler which was showing no light.

An investigation is, to be made as to whether the re-appearance of the hull of the Qrpheus at Manukau Heads is due to any alteration in the course, of tlje, channel,

The Masonic Lodges, St Andrews ajnd United Service, havobeen formally opened under the Dispensation granted by the Grand Lodge of New Zealand.

Dm-ing the trip of the Richmond she called at Palmerston Island, a seldom frequented place, where one family, Masters, are living. Some of these people game on board the steamer, and appeared greatly interested, particularly with a number of horsea, Many of them had " never seen a horse before.


The Governor ha 9 announced his intention of spending most of the winter at Lowry Bay on the opposite ,p.ule of the harbor and went over there'tliis morning. It was suggested that a telephone should be Uid. on," but as the coat would, be £200,

it is not likely that the work will be carried out.

Wellington, May 29. The " New Zealand Times." says that there is likely to be a severe block of business in the Supreme Court before long. The accumulations of work are already heavy, and the Chief Justice having four Supreme Courts to look after cannot possibly overtake them. Judge Edwards has quite enough Native work to do at present, and moreover cannot act as a Supreme Court Judge until an enabling Bill has been passed. The "Times" urges the appointment of a temporary successor to Judge Richmond.

Gisbornb, May 28. . The Maori Rawhira, who escaped from gaol, was smartly captured by Constable Hansen.

Owen McGrath was thrown from his horse, and sustained concussion of'the brain.

While a man named Swarm was killing a calf the knife slipped and he cut himself in the thigh. He nearly bled to death, but is now recovering.

Oamaru, April 28. The body of a man named Robert Stevenson, a small farmer at Waitaki North, was found in the Waitaki River yesterday. The deceased left his house on the Bth February after a quarrel with his family, saying he was going to do away with himself. He was seen by a person walking down the river side, but had not been heard of since. The remains were very mucb decomposed, but were identified by the clothing. At an inquest to-day a verdict of " Found drowned " was returned.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890

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