Auckland, October 22. News from Tahiti is to the effect that a large proportion of the French residents are moving m the direction of changing the present form of Government, and establishing a commune there. A young woman named Annie Smith, who admits that she is the mother of the dead child found m the Western Park, was arrested to-day, and will be charged with concealment of birth. Wellington, October 22. It is expected the German squadron will arrive here from Australia between the 10th and 15th Novomber. The directors of the Gas Company have decided not to increase the price of gas, notwithstanding the increased price of coal. The City Council at a special meeting to-day decided to ask the citizens to observe the 28th inst., Labour Demonstration Day, as a general holiday. The Mamari arrived at Loiidon, on the 20th inst. from New Zealand with her cargo of meat m good condition. ' I'he Harbor Board employees will observe Demonstration Day. ; Dunbdin, October 22. Dr. Fooks, who left to-day to take of the Wellington Asylum, was presented by Dr. King, on behalf of the attendants at Seacliff, with a marble timepiece. Articles have been signed between D. C. Ross and Harry Dunn for a wrestling match, five styles, for £100.
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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2551, 23 October 1890
INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2551, 23 October 1890
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