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Auckland, October 27. • I Thejheavymin:on Saturday and Sunday; caused the flcpding of the lower storeya of <spme ibuspegsipreini^es dp the city, an 4 also houses m the suburbs. Part of the! Great South road is under 4ft of water foe 200 yards, and a horse attached to a buggy was nearly drowned there, the vehicle being'submerged. ..3]he tody and gentle^ man who were m the buggy had a narrow escape. A telegram has been received from Si| H. Atkinson by Mr Lewis, the Undersecretary for Native Affairs, .thanking him and the police and permanent force for the manner m which the capture of Mahuki was effected. ■ Mr Moss,- who h*s been appointed Bri r tish Resident at Raratonga, thanks the electors of Parnell for the confidence placed m him as representative for the past thirteen years. '.Mr Mo*s is to visit all, the Islands of the Hervey Group before finally settling at Rardtonga. The consideration of a motion given notice of at the last Church meeting of the Bapfist Tabernacle, that the Church had np confidence m Mr Birch' as pastor, has been adjourned for a month. ' Wellington, October 27. Yesterday, while conducting confirmation at' Palmers ton North, Bishop Hadfield, Primate of New Zealand, was suddenly attacked with partial failure of the ( heart\s action, and had to be removed to his hotel where he lies still very weak, though progressing favorably. T,he Premier expects to ' issue his manifesto at the end of the present, or 1 eai-ly next week. Government have not heard anything definite from the Shipping Company, m respect' to carriage of mails by direct steamers. Mr F. Allan, manager {or the Colonial Insurance Company, "states that if the sale of business is agreed to shareholders will be paid ten shillings per share nefct,Chkistchurch, October 27. The Christchurch Wool Brokers' Association has fixed the following datan for this season's sales:—November 6, November 21, December 18, and January '»& 1891. ' ■■■ '* William Rose, cook at Seat's ftaxmill, Mount Thomas, was drowned m crossing, the Ashley... A party of three wsie fordin« the. river from Oust, Rose was washed: dpwn and not afterwards scjW*., The body is not yet found. , .lames, Garwood, one of the pvincipal residents of Akaroa, died to-night, aged 59., He was a pioneer settler, and hol|y,«jk to print the fir&t number of the, ton Times." X^V^V^i October 2*. ■ The P'^byj^rian Synod of Otago and Soufchifma opened its annual meeting night. The Moderator, the Rev 3ptnl»j£son, gave the usual address which (jbcatt chiefly with the rs^ifliv^of the ChurcU (}Q the, world- A»">«K vfil&v M"ug» ijf r+. ferrod to the preyailmj? infid^it^, iw.hi<jh from its lijPgative character wns, diftieult to deal with, ap^th,* or ftf<*\ (JYlSywhesre i« such

j>rn«:'iccK nrj Sabbath brerikiiitf. jmnibliiif, (U'unkc.iiicss, profanity, ,md Ills.'. >ht'ii)y. The Roy IVto:- Milr.o, from th? New Hebiiiles, wan 2)rcse»t, and w?n vrelcomed. Only fo7mnl business was tr?i!;«ncl >d. Slr.l. R. Cuttle, who for some years occupii'd the tho position of sub-editor of the "Evoninsc Herald, died to-day. Inveucargill, October 27. _ "Bitter coniplairjfc is maile by a party who .went to Coal Island by the Hinemo*. tJjatnfter lioing promiaod a p,-i«sago by the Minis', or on i.ho u&ivil terms— threonndflixj)fi)ce n dny—-Cnpliiin F.iirchjkl exacted thirty uliillin^s, and gave ths men no food till imivul iil.^Ptiysegur. Thoy^atso'* liij'd to sleup aiiKing the cai-uo. Captain Fairclii!*! was a*'k&\ to land ihimi on Coal •lakuid, but declined, tjift.jjegjjlicr beinir ■ too rough. They were then * takeinTcroW" about h.ilf a mile 'on a binaller boat by the lighthouse keeper witho-i^ trouble. What annoyed tho, men whs that tkna wore other quasi-prospectors on board who, it was believed, jvcie. gelling"fireS passages a much clistniicei New* from tlie Ih-Lukl i,^' not encouraging. About 120 men are there, but only One claim is doing sa'.is a« oii'y. f

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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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