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News in Brief

Mr R. Y. Ferguson, land ageafc, has for private sale grazing runs, laases in perpetuity, and freehold farms. To-morrow (Thursday) Mr B. Thomas will sell on account of Mr J. S. Teonanfc, at his residence, Peter Street, West, the whole of his household furniture, etc. as advertised in another columu. Kieran, of Sydney, swam 600 yards at the Bath Club's gala ia 7min 43 2-ssec. Mr Gully, late Speaker of the House o£ Commons, has been created a Viscount. The King and Queen welcomed the Japanese Priaoe and Princess Arisugawa on their arrival in England. Bookmakers will be excluded from all the French racecourses from August next. The funerals of Messrs Alexander and Richards, the victims of the railway accident at Chaney's Corner, near Kaiapoi, took place yesterday and were largely attended. Messrs Mitchell and Turner's great Winter Sale commences on Friday next. Their premises will be closed all day tomorrow (Thursday). At the inquest on the viotimg of the disaster to submarine A 8 it was found that they died from asphyxiation by some un< known poisonous gas generated aboard the submarine after she had accidentally sunk. i I At Christchurch yesterday, for having trespassed on the Riocarton Racecourse on I April 24th, John Fairbairn and Thomas ! Houlihan were each fined £10, and Peter Grant £2. Cornalbus, Harmsworth's chaffeur has been sentenced to six months' hard labour for manslaughter, in connection with the death of a child run over by his motor-car on May 9th. The case aroused great indignation in England, mainly because the driver, who was driving fast, did not stop to see what bad happened to the child. j The"Manawatu Times" states that a boy at the Palmerston North winter show attempted to "lick the frost" oS one of the refrigerator pipes. His tongue clove to the iron. After an exciting and painful period he was released, and driven to a doctor.

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News in Brief, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6607, 28 June 1905

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News in Brief Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6607, 28 June 1905

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