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AUCKLAND, September 23.
A French gurndigger named Francis was drowned on Saturday while proceeding in an open boat to the field where be was working. The weather was so squally that bis mates would not accompany him, and half an hour after he left the boat was capsized in a squall.
The Auckland football team arrived at Onehunga yesterday morning, and were welcomed by a number of footballers.
NAPIBR, September 23. The only name mentioned for the mayoralty is Mr Swan, the present mayor and a well-known brewer.
MASTERTON, September 23,
A fire broke out at Johnston and White’s flaxmill at Opaki this morning, and destroyed eighteen bales of dressed fibre, the scutcher and tow sheds, and all the machinery. The loss is L3OO, and there is no insurance.
WELLINGTON, September 23.
The only name mentioned for the city mayoralty at present is Mr W , L. Travers, the well-known lawyer. Additional surveyors are to be put on in the Auckland, Hawke’s Bay, and Wellington districts to get land ready for settlement. TIMARU, September 23.
An attempt was made to set fire to the Walton Flour mills, at Kerry Town, on Saturday night. Detective Neil is now out making inquiries. The fire was got out before much damage was done.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8019, 23 September 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8019, 23 September 1889
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