Default

Default

This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

SOUTHERN NEWS.

(By Telegraph.—Press Association.) EAST COAST RAILWAY. GISBOrVNE, this day. The Cook County Council received a letter from the East Coast Railway League at Napier re the Napier-Gisborne railway, and decided to acknowledge thesame, and to state that, as the whole of their energies are occupied in forwarding the Gisborne-Rotorua line, they are unable to offer assistance in the direction, desired. SUICIDE BY POISON. DUNEDIN, this day. The Coroner found that Andrew Kerk's death was the result of corrosive subiimate poisoning, self administered, while insane. SUDDEN DEATH. CHPJSTCHURCH, this day. Alfred Manning wae found in an expiring condition in a garden this morning. He died before assistance could be procured. FIRE AT FEILDING. FEILDING, Thursday. A serious fire occurred about a mile from town this afternoon, a dwellinghouse, the property of Mr. L. 11. HorTocks, being completely destroyed. A piano and a few articles of furniture were saved. Thje fire originated in the washhouse. The house was only finisned, two mouths ago. Mr Horroeks was married last month, and the losses include a collection of valuable wedding presents. The insurance on the house, which cost over £1100, was £SOO, but no policy -was held on. the furniture. FIRE AT NEW PLYMpUTH'. NEW PLYMOUTH, this day. Shortly after midnight a fire was discovered in the Jubilee boardinghouse, close , to the centre of the town. The flames had a strong hold when discovered, and one or two of the boarders were rescued with difficulty. The upper storey was gutted, and most of the boarders lost their effects. There was no. wind, otherwise Archibald Clark's and Cock and Co.'s warehouse would have been endangered. The building was insured in the North Queensland Office for £.1000, and effects for £250 in the Alliance. The damage to the building is estimated at £450, and to the effects at £500. The building was owned by Burgess, Fraeer, and Co., and occupied by (Mrs. Foley. The total number of -words distributed to various papers in New Zealand and elsewhere by the Telegraph Office last night was 110,000. This included 8,000 •words of cable Press work. All the work was cleared for main stations by 2 a,.in.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item
Bibliographic details
Word Count
360

SOUTHERN NEWS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 73, 26 March 1909

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working