AUCKLAND, September, 24. The Maori abduction case is proceeding at the Police Court to-day. Nothing fresh was elicited. The girl being under examination confessed that she was not ill-treated. News has just been received in town of the sudden death of a girl named Lizzie Clark, a pupil in Mias Edgar's Ponsonfcy Seminary. NELSON, September 24. The foundation stone of the new Wesleyan Chnrch will be laid this afternoon by Hie Excellency the Governor with great ceremony. The City Rifles will furnish a guard of honor. WAIPAWA, September 24. The Ormondville Hotel was burned down last night. There was, fortunately, no wind, and the stores adjoining escaped. The hotel bad just changed hands. The insurances are not known here. INVERCARGILL, September 24. A meeting of the natives of Shetland and others was held last night at North Invercargill to assist the crofters who refuse to pay tribute money to the landowners in connection with the profits from small whales driven ashore. Over Ll2 was subscribed in the room, and it was decided to canvass the district and ask Sir Robert Stout to lecture on the subject from a historical and social point of view.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8020, 24 September 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8020, 24 September 1889
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