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INTERPROVINCIAL.

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;' ■ V.' * , Gisbokne, Juno 27. i In the Native Lahd Commission, in the matter of the Whangaua Block, Charles ' Seymour's application, an agreement was comd to between the applicant and the Natives whereby Seymour, who has spent £16,000 on the block, gets a title to 4000 acres unimproved land, and is allowed a lease- of" 3000 acres where is homestead is situated on payment of Is per acre. The Commission will issue a report on the Case, The impending litigation before the Privy Council is stopped. Wellington, June 27. Messrs Humphreys and Perceval waited pn the Minister for Lands to-day in reference to the request of the CJiristchurch unemployed for an increase in their pay from 4a der diem, on account of the high price of provisions at the Bealey. The reply of the Minister was that the could not entertain the proposal. Dttnjbdin, June 27. At the Police Court to-day Robert Gardiner was committed for trial for assaulting and robbing Jane Patterson, a domestic servant, of 15s. The young woman was seized by a man ten minutes after she left the place where she was working, knocked, down, and her purse, containing the money taken. "Ellen Feeny was to-day committed for trial on a charge of bigamy.

The statement of Benjamin and Co., o Dunedin, bankrupts, shows the firm's liabilities to be £7267 and assets £11,653, showing an apparent surplus of £4685. *-A meeting.is to be held in Christchurch this evening to arrange for a Welcome to the local athletes who acquitted' themselves so creditably in Sydney,

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2453, 28 June 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2453, 28 June 1890

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