United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph.
Auckland, July 18 News has been received via Honolulu that a very heavy gale occurred at Maiden Island, resulting in the wreck of two Norwegian barques. The crews landed safely and proceeded to Honolulu.
Three prisoners at Mount Eden gaol on Wednesday smashed their cell furniture, battered the cell windows and grating?, shouted and beat tin cans, set fire to portions of their clothing which they waved, shouting " Fire." The affair aftracted attention outside the prison, where a crowd gathered.
Chkistchukcu, July 18
The Lyttelton Borough Council have decided to co-operate with the Navy League in support of the proposal of the Premier and. Sir J. G-. Ward, to increase the colony's contribution towards the unkeep of the navy. The Council also made a special ordor empoweringl it to ra:se at once a loan of .£SOOO by means of debentures for the purpose of gas works extensions.
Dunedtn, July 18
At the Police Court Thomas Smith was fined five shillings and costs (£2 9s) for not registering his butchery premises as a factory.
The Mornington School Committee has decided to allow local clergy to give reliious instruction between 9 and 9.30
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6624, 18 July 1905
To-day's Telegrams. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6624, 18 July 1905
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