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LATE SHIPPING.

ARRIVED. Tricon, barque, from Maiden Island. Rio. from Newcastle. Sidney Crawford, a journeyman baker s Second-avenue, Kingsland, has filed a petition in bankruptcy. The first meeting of creditors will be held at the Official Assignee's Office on the 31et inst. An old man named William Murphy died yesterday at East Tamafei. He had been driving and on returning to his home the members of his family observing his prolonged absence, went to look for him. They found that he had died in the trap while evidently about to commence unharnessing the horse. With reference to the drowning of an unkonwn man in the Waikato River on the 19th, the police have received information that though dragging operations, haye. been carried out, the body •has not yeS been recovered, owing no doubt to the depth of the water and the strong current. It is stated that the man informed Harry Gordon, on whose launch he was travelling at the time of his death, that he had been working for a Mr. Finch of Woodleigh. Mr. Finch, from .the description given, is. of opinion that the deceased's name -was Harry Smith, a man Who had recently left his employ to visit his wife at 399, Queenstreet. After he had fallen overboard it was found that a White bag which he bad been ca-rrying contained a skull cap, four loaves of bread, a piece of cheese, an olds pair of trousers, some white can-, vas shoes and a shaving- outfit. Mrs. Smith, of 399 Queen-street, reported to the police on the 20th that her husband lift for Mercer early on the morning of the 19th, taking with him a white bag containing the articles enumerated above. . The circumstances point to the deceased beingrher husband..

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LATE SHIPPING. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 69, 22 March 1909

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