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INTERPROVINCIAL.

[Per United Press Association.!

AUCKLAND, October 22.

Williams's fire kindler and ammonia factory in Albert street, which was only purchased a fortnight ago by Mr John Brady, was destroyed by fire this forenoon. Owing to the risky nature of the business, there was no insurance. The building was owned by Mrs Brown, of Napier. f ALMERSTON NORTH, October 22.

A single woman named Allen committed suicide by drowning herself in the Manawatu River at Foxton yesterday. NEW PLYMOUTH, October 22. The Premier left here by express train this morning for Wellington. Sir John Coode's report on the harbor is in the Harbor Board's possession, and will be read at to-morrow's meeting. The statement that Sir John recommends the stopping of the work is incorrect. WELLINGTON, October 22.

In the Police Court to-day Maurice Ziman, pawnbroker, was charged under section 25 of the Pawnbrokers Act with accepting goods in pawn from a child under fourteen years of age, and was fined L2 and costs. This is believed to be the firat case of the kind in the colony. The police assert that they have a clue to the robbery at the Foxton railway station, but anticipate difficulty in securing a conviction, as only notes and silver were taken.

WESTPORT, October 22,

An information has been laid by the police against Annie and Charlotte M'Dowell, of the Lyell, for manslaughter. The case arises out of the death of the infant child of the former, upon when an inquest was recently held. GREYMOUTH, October 22.

The VVallsend Mine has stopped working. Manager Bishop explains that the fact is solely due to the want of trade to keep the pit going.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8044, 22 October 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 8044, 22 October 1889

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