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WELLINGTON, October 5,
A meeting of policy-holders in the British and Colonial Property Assurance Company was held last night. Information was given by the manager of the Phoenix Company as to the repudiation of claims, and much indignation was expressed thereat. It was resolved to demand an explanation from the directorate. It flflaa stated that the Wellington agent had received instructions to reinsure all risks ho hftd taken, and that on applying for funds for the purpose he was unable to get them.' , Captain Russell is expected here at the beginning of the Week, and the redistribution of Ministerial portfolios will then take place. NELSON, Octobers.
Evan Lloyd, a night watchman, was found early this morning hanging from the Manuka street bridge, with his neck dislocated. No reason has been ascertained for the deed, FEILDING, October 5.
A local dairyman has paid the patentee of the cold vacuum process an advance royalty on L 5,000, and will ship I,ooolb fresh butter per week to the London market regularly.
MARTON, October 5,
Tho Hon. E. Mitchclson attended a Maori meeting at Onepuhi yesterday to hear the grievances of the Natives with regard to their having been left out in the partition of the Waimaringo, Taupo, and other blocks. After hearing a number of speeches, the Minister promised to endeavor to get a rehearing of the matter in dispute, but thought no redress would be obtainable- In regard to otheT blocks; the chiefs generally praised the Native administration of the present Government.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8030, 5 October 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8030, 5 October 1889
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