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Wellington, August 28. •!: ■ Afra meeting of Volunteer representatives to-night, it was decided t» form a ShookagUbioh, .for'the purpose of encouraging rifle shooting. Dtoedin, August 28. The enquiry into the sanitary condition of the Hospital was continued to-day before Sir J. Hector and Mr E. H. Carew. Dr Batchelor was cross-examined at length by Mr Chapman, but, if anything he only made his evidence stronger. Mr .Justice Williams made an order today on creditors' petition adjudicating John Dwyer, hotelkeeper, bankrupt. ..After borrowing £130 on a bijil of sale, he was"se*en on the wharf the same day just prior to the sailing of the Waihorm, but has not since been heard of. For disturbing the Salvation Army service a young mati named Robert Wilson was, to-day fined 40s. Frederick Remington and Henry Wilson, the menarrested for the Savings Bank robbery, were charged with the offence at the Police Court to-day. The case was reimanded. The Committee of the New Zealand Dairying Association met to-day, Mr T. Brydone presiding. Twelve factories intimated their intention of joining, and Mr Stevenson stated that he had explained the position to the Southland factories, and he thought they would see it was to their interest to join. Mr Brydone stated that the Association would be a benefit by getting a reduction oil charges, quicker despatch, and better attention. His Company had engaged a Danish butter expert for the Edendale Factory, and if lie turned out a success he would be glad to give the benefit of liis experience to other factories belonging to the Association. He remarked that, having visited most of the factories ifi the North Island, he did not" think there was anything to learn from them. Their appliances were not so good as the Southern- factories. The best factory he saw was that of a Chinaman at Taranaki. It was deeidqd, as sufficient support was now given, "the Association should now be formed, and Mr Brydone'* appointment as President was confirmed. lNVEßCiLii4iifii, August 28. AfGore, Mr Rerell, R.M., dismissed a charge of embezzling a cheque for £351, preferred by Elsworth against his late partner, I. S. 'Simeon. The grievance which formed the; subject of the charge was that while Simson had a partnership cheque m his possession, he was continually asking Elsworth if it. had nofc come, to h&nd,and finally went to Dunedin, exchanged it for other of the' -firm's cheques, paid these into a trust account m his own namei and used some of the proceeds. He had, however, paid about ,£250 m settlement of the firm's accounts. The Resident Magistrate decided jthat, although Simson's conduct may have been injudicious, it did not amount to embezzlement. , A meeting of Civil Servants was held hqre to-night, bub the. Press w^re not invited, and nothing is yet known of the proceedings, which were m the direction of forming a, branch of the Association. A girl aged eight,, daughter, of Mrs Penfold, a hard working woman, was killed this afternoon at Roes' implement factory. Tile wqrkjs are/newly- erjected, and a portion is to be used as a flaxdressirig shop. Into the'yard projected through the wall a shafting, from which the scutchers are to' be driven. The child got entangled with the shaft; how, is not known. A workman inside noticing the shaft making a peculiar noise went out, and found the body of the child, about eighteen feet from the shaft, fearfully mutilated, the limbs being broken* and the head crushed. Portions of the. clothing were round the shaft, which wast, bent by the occurrence.

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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2504, 29 August 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2504, 29 August 1890