[Per United Press Association.] NEW PLYMOUTH, May 14. On the hearing of a petition in the District Court for the adjudication of Joseph Simmons, late of Opunake, as a bankrupt (debtor was arrested in Wellington on Friday on a charge of being an absconding debtor), a solicitor gave his written undertaking to pay in full the accounts of those petitioners with all costs incurred, and the petition has since been withdrawn. WELLINGTON. May 14. The secretary of the General Post Office advises that the Alameda, with English mails of the 29th ult., loft San Francisco for Auckland on the 6th inst.—one day late. The Mariposa, with the colonial mails of the 22nd and 24th ult., arrived at San Francisco from Auckland on the 12th inst. CHRISTCHURCH, May 14. Miss Ackerman concluded a very successful temperance mission here last night. A considerable number of people have joined the various temperance organisations. The Government have thanked Mr Whitefoord and the Canterbury Justices for their suggestions re juvenile crime, and promise to give them careful consideration. The lonic’s mails leave for Wellington by the Rotorua to-day. The passengers and cargo were transhipped to the Coptic, which leaves on Friday for Rio.
WELLINGTON, May 14. la order to prevent confusion in mercantile correspondence, the postal authorities have issued instructions that persons who have sent original letters by the lonic, on giving intimation by Thursday morning to the Wellington Post Office, can have them transferred to the Rimutaka.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7906, 14 May 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7906, 14 May 1889
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