MURDER OF AN INDIAN.
ACCUSED COMMITTED FOR TRIAL
United Press Association.
By Electric Telegraph — Copyright.
(Beoeived Fob. 20, 10 30 a.m.)
Adelaide, This day.
Frank Ward has been committed for trial on the charge of murdering an Indian.
Ward was arrested at Enducda on a ohargo of having tho goods of tho Indian haw&iv in bis p Jtwoseion, Subsequently tho body of the Indian waa found buried near wheco Ward was working.
! ... . .„ . t.aptow wired at 11 35 b-day : - " Inriio'Jtiona of easterly winds after twenty I houra from cow : gle,- s falling." 3u tho STogistr.vto's room, adjoining the \ Oourfc, Mr (iyra Konny yesterday .-.fjernoon | mudo an order Ueorge Fieher t>at ho pay £1 per week tnwr-rda the support of hia wife I, Fisher — Post | '.■! th ? fruit l ? D-5e5 at fr;m ■ tue s.c uloiiowai en ihursday about twenty oaseaof M-.fisina lemons and p. quantify of , -•eaohes wera condemned. 'i"he lemons vveto found to bo affooted br eoale and the : Queensland fruit fly was dieo-ivered to ha7o I attacked the p-iaohea, j Our Hastivga correspondent writes *k*s. ■a addition to :ao pension coJiifirj-sicri granted yesterday '.I. homas Blaokia, tar jh Ann Keyno'dc, Hannah Percy, ! homas Anderson, and S. Bergin were auooessful ia their enplications.
Mr Woaley professional flautist, and a late member of the London Orohestral Association, having takon up his j residence in K3pior, intimates by advertisej ment in another column that ho is prepared j to take pupils tot the flute, and that full particulars will ba given on enquiry at the Dresden I'iaao Oo.'s d-jpot, Ela-jtiogs stseot It ia also Mr iufcention to open a boys' clsbo, and to give special attention I to beginnes Harvest thanksgiving services will ba held iv Trinity Methodist Church tomorrow, the ?'ev W. G. Parsonaoa preaching sermona appropriate to tho occasion. Tho ohoir «?ill sing npeoisl anthems which they have been Eeho'jrjing, and so pains havo been spared in deooratiup: the cbaroh, so that those who attevd may be reminded of the Harvest Home
At the Magistrate's Court this morning before Mr A. Xnmbull, 0 M , William Lees f a remittance man, wan charged with having been helplessly drank. Sergeant Mitchell stated thit fo? tbo fourth tirao sisoa he had been Rationed ia Sfapier tho aoousod h«d o me to tho i.olke and asked to bo takoa care if, that otherwise something would happen to him Tha usual course waa to havo him remanded for right dajs for treatment, atid that prooeedure seemed to ba preferred by the accused, as it provided bins with maintenance free of oost. The accused was remanded for eight days.
Slow thut the ohampi.oaship oyoliug meeting at Wr.aganui ii over, looal whoeling enthusiasts aro beginning to jig merrily in anticipation of tho Waaaertra' shorts (ißtheung on the Seorettion Ground next Wednesday. 'I hose of the visitors who competed at V»Bnganui are expooted to oome through by the express train to-day, whioh fill give ample timo to aooustom themselves to the 'looal traofe. The recent rain has worked £» groat improvement ia the and if the weather holds lino until isftor next Wednesday the going will be perfeot on tho sports day.
Up to the preaont about 1150 dairy oaitle have been inspected by the Government veterinarian, Ma Park, ia the Hawfce's Bay diotriot, of v.hieh eomo 80 have been thughterod aud 140 await a similar doom. At Tomoßua 20 ware hilled yesterday, 20 to-dup, and another 20 will bo despatched oa Monday, while at tha H.B and SB. works 30 were killed yesterday and a further batoh will be dealt with whan the operations osn ba again proceeded with, probably on luesday next. Those aro official figuros supplied by tha £orough Dairy Inspector, Mr T. Waterworth, who ulso iniorms us that tho aaimtl3 found to be badly infected are destroyed at onoe, end only tho.e slightly dissased— so slightly, indeed, that it frequently tsbea an expert oyo to discern any traoea at the post mortem —are allowed to be kept by the owners until thsy oan ba conveniently led to the shambles. Hvm those whioh are thus allowed a day cr two's graoe are branded with the broad arrow and have sheir tails cut, so that ihey oannot be sold or other-wia-a disposed of. Their milk may be used iv the interim for calves, if the disease has not Euffioieutly developed to render infeotion in any way possible
Dane's L'oraedy Company will reopen the Gaiety 'Iheatro next Wednesday with the farcical musical comediettas " The Queen's Warrant," and "The 3port of Kicgs." Both plays aro entirely new to Now Zealand. A strong company have been engaged from Wellington and Auokland, and a firsS-class entertainment is promised. Iho Gaiety Iheatre has just been entirely renovated, a new and attractive frosoocium has replaood the old one, and the interior of the theatre has boon completely refurbished At popular prices, two shilling-, ono shilling, and Eixpenos, tho Dane Company „onld command a bumper house.
3'ba drawing and teohnioal eohool juat opened by Mr &. K. Anderson in Napier is now iv full operation, and has etarted under auspioes whioh c'eaily foretoll duocobb and great practical usefulne:s in the future The first clabs for eohool teaohers was held this morning, and was largely attended, it bsing evident that those engaged in tho scholastic profession in thie distriot are alive to the opportunity they now have of thoroughly qualifying in e,n important branch of their profession. Iho night clasaea have been established for about a week, and among the numerous pnpila already enrolled &ro youths engaged in mechanical avcoations to whom a knowledge of tuch classes of drawisg ai nv-y bo required in their roepeotivo trades will bo of the greatest benefit '.«hero are also classes for painting, modelling, &o , a».d altogether tho school is certain to prove ono of the meat valuable educational institutions in tho diatriot.