[press association telegrams.] WANGAXUI, July 29. A prisoner named Moore, sentenced to eleven months nnd to twenty-five lashes for indecent assault at Palmerston North, received his flogging this morning. The " cat " was in the hands of an old soldier, who knew his business, and the prisoner received severe punishment, but took it well.
DUNEDIN, July 29. The New Zealand Refrigerating Company has recommended a dividend at the rate of 7 per cent., absorbing £1320. j _At the close of a lecture delivered by Bishop Nevill on the Bible in schools, a resolution was carried by those present, numbering about 500, in supnort of the object sought by the Bible in Schools Association.
A man named Harvey was found dead leaning against a fence at Caversham. He is supposed to have died in a tit, and is believed to have been of intemperate habits. He was one of the class known as remittance men.