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Mahuki’s “ angel,” convicted of breaking windows, was ecntcucedto one month’s hard labor in Mount Eden Gaol. .

An electrical target-,jnventcd and patented by two residents—William M‘Gee and William Harris—does away altogether with the necessity for a marker, in the butts, tho value and position oa the target of each hit being shown bn an indicator at the firing point automatically. ■. Professor Falb, of Vienna,, foretells that a repetition of the. Flood Is to occur on November 13, 1899, at ten minutes past three in the afternoon; hut he omits to mention whether our watches are'to' be set according to London, Paris, Vienna, or other time. According to the : Viennese soothsayer the destroyer of this globe of oura will be the comet of 1860. ' The widowed mother of the lad Akasf, who met with fatal injuries in the recent railway accident at Auckland, begged her son not to go to the place of amusement, but to stop at home. He persisted, -however, remarking: “ Only: this once, mother, and never again,” His promise was sadly fulfilled. ;

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BRIEF MENTION., Issue 10455, 27 October 1897

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BRIEF MENTION. Issue 10455, 27 October 1897

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