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INTERPROVINCIAL.

[per press.association.]

Auckland, May 30. ■ The sum of £70 has been given to Mr Varley as the net result of his missions in Auckland

An old ship's cannon, dated 1810, has been found on the beach at Waiheke^ near Russell, embedded in the sand. . < Three new geysers, constructed under' the direction of Mr Malfroy, have been formally opened at the Rotorua Sanatorium. , ' The story of the robbery of £100 at the Star Hotel is contradicted, and it is said that the monoy was probably lost from the owner's pocket, The Kaihu Valley Railway and plant have boon taken over by Messrs Halos, District Engineer, and Yickerman, Rail T way Engineer, on behalf of the Government. Tiie line will be worked by the present manager, Mr T. H. Barstow, and his staff.

Gisborne, May 30. Owen O'Grath who was thrown from his horse, died this morning.

The Maori Rawhira got three months added to hip six months' sentence for escaping from gaol, The live stock trade has revived between here and Auckland, and the first shipment was sent away to-day. OjjuA-Tiu, -May 30. -

Mr Davis' Calliope won the M embers 1 Stake ut the Coursing Meeting to-day, and Mr S. Barton's Kaloolah the Derby.

A peculiar incident lojk place at a meeting of creditors to-day. At a previous meeting the sum of £250 whs conditionally accepted for the estate, but since then an offer of £300 had been received. The creditors were considering this when the party who made the first offer offered £305. By offers of £5 and then £1 the anoint was raised to £3-X) ,vhen the Uo;nity Assignee stopped the bids by adjourning the meeting in order to take the Judge's ruling on a point that had cropped, up,

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 31 May 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 31 May 1890

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