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Wellington, October 17. There is little evidence from the cargo picked up at Chatham Islands to identify it with that on board the missing barque Assaye. According to the manifest which is held here it is thought possible that the-case ■■■marked " I m a diamond " niay be one case of a consignment of brandy for W. and G. Turnbull and Co., local amenta of the vessel, but from enquiry made from various departments of the Government service which arc known to have goods on board, none of the marks shown on then 1 invoices correspond with those mentioned m the telegram from Lyttelton. The inquest on the fire at the old Government Printing Office occupied the coroner all daj'. Evidence showed, that the five broke out m the lithographic department,- but beyond this there' was no evidence to show origin, and the jury accordingly found an open verdict. Sir F. 'Whitaker and the Hon. Mr, Mitchelson probably arrive here on, Monday. At the inquest on th«j body of Charles j Neilson, who' committed suicide at the ' Lunatic Asylum, a verdict Avas returned of suicide while of unsound mind. ' The evidence showed that the doctors m com-, ''mitting huh noted on the certificate that 1 lie was of sucidical tendency, and he was i therefore placed m a padded room. He however, managed to elude the vigilance of4lve warders, and by means of a sheet hung himself to one of the ventilators. The cases against the Mexican and Indian, lately connected with Wirth's Show, of stealing properly bolonging to the firm, were dismissed. Further proceedings are likely to arise out of the cases. Timaiiu, October 17. A man named Cornelius Sullivan was killed at Temuka to-night by a traction engine running over him. No particulars are to hand. Dunedin, October 17. At the the inquest on the body of Henry Dixon, who committed suicide by blowing out his brains with dynamite, ,a verdict was returned that daceased killed himself while m a state of despondency. ■

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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2547, 18 October 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2547, 18 October 1890

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