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HAWBRA, June 14. The local lodge of Masons last night unanimously resolved in favor of the formation of a Grand Lodge for New Zealand.
MASTERTON, June 14.
The ‘ Wairarapa Daily ’ states that Mr G. Booth am is in ill-health at Home, and hesitates to faco a New Zealand winter. He will probably ask for leave of absence for tho session.
WELLINGTON, June 14,
The Premier has received the following cablegram from Secretary Blaine, at Washington, in answer to New Zealand’s telegram of sympathy : —“ Accept grateful acknowledgment of tho American people for the deep sympathy of Now Zealand in the recent Johnstown disaster.”
The Government say that they have not the slightest intention of interfering with Government House at Auckland. Jt will bo maintained for the use of tho Governor or Admiral, just as usual. At the Police Court, Clark and Montagu, the auctioneers in whose room the LaingSmith fight took place, were fined L 5 and costs. It was shown that tho building was not licensed, and tho defendants were warned by the authorities that proceedings were likely to ensue. CLINTON, Juke 1(1.
Coroner Fleming held an inquest at Clinton this forenoon into the origin of the fire by which M‘Lachlan's workshop Was burned down on Tuesday. Tho jury returned a verdict that there was no evidence to show tho origin of the fire.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7933, 14 June 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7933, 14 June 1889
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