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INTERPROVINCIAL.

[Per United Press Association. 1

AUCKLAND, October 2. Gold discoveries are reported from Whangarei and Puhipuhi. An important case is proceeding at the Supreme Court with the object of testing the legality of the action of the Hobson County Council in selling land for nonpayment of rates. NEW PLYMOUTH, October 2.

An Inglewood correspondent writes“ A party of nurveyora in theNgatimaru County have come across a young woman who is recognised by a scar across her breast as being a white child of a Lepperton settler, who was lost in the bush in January, 1874, and who at the time was supposed to have been stolen by the Maoris. The surveyors who have brought her in say that she is married to a Maori, and at present cannot speak a word of English. Rumor has it that when she was stolen she was conveyed to the Hawke’s Bay district in order to elude the search parties. Her two brothers have gone to see if they can identify her.” WELLINGTON. October 2.

The Wellington policy - holders in the British and Colonial Assurance Company, which was sued by the Phoenix Company last week without response, are agitating to get their premiums returned. It is said about L 1,200 has been received by the company here in premiums.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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