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INTERPROVINCIAL.

PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.

Auckland, June 19.

A young girl of eighteen, named Mahon, was found dead in her,room at Hamilton. She had suffered much from, epileptic fits, and had evidently been seized whilst praying, as her rosary beads were found in her hands.

A man named Crawford has been arrested at Frankton on a charge of setting fire to a cottage, which was burnt there. A land and estate agent named W. L. Mitchell has disappeared By the steamer for San Francisco.

Wanganui, June 19,

At the meeting of settlers at Stratford en Tuesday, it was resolved that the Government be requested to survey a road across the Mangaire and Mangaotaki block to connect with the road now surveyed through the Bokokura block, and cut up the Government land adjoining the road for small settlements. Delegates were appointed. to,, proceed to Wellington to interview the Government, and explain the position.

. Major Kemp has received a telegram to-day from Mr Lewis, Under-Secretary, that Te Kooti with 200 followers, had left Taupo, intending to come to Wangauui, Major Kemp at once sent men to stop Te Kooti from coming, and telegraphed to Mr Lewis that Te Kooti would not come beyond Murimotu as he had sent messengers to stop him. Wellington, June 19.

: The Government intend to make a suggestion to the Honse in favor joining the cable guarantee. By a fire at Eketahuna Thompson's livery stables were destroyed, also a portion of Parson's hotel. The former were uninsured ; the latter being issued for £ICOO.

Certificates of awards gained at the Melbourne Exhibition by this ' colony have been received, and are being distributed by Sir James Hector, New Zealand Executive Commissioner.

Dunedin, June 19,

A fatal accident occurred at Henley on Tuesday. David Gray, an insurance agent, while riding along the ,road was thrown from his horse and: received injuries, from which he died on the following day.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2446, 20 June 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2446, 20 June 1890

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