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A five-roomed house, together with its contents, was destroyed by fire,, at Port Chalmers yesterday afternoon, the house was owned and occupied by Mr Charles M'L°an, and tho property was insured in the North German Office for £l5O. ■'.'_■ TIMARTJ, November 2. Two Bmall cottagss in Elizabeth street were burned down at 1 a.m. . One was empty, and the other was occupied by the wife and infant of a shepherd named M'Donald, who was away from home. The woman left a candle burning beside the bedV and was the infant screaming. She had just time to get out unhurt. Nothing was saved. The insurances on the buildings were £l5O in. the Royal Exchange Compiny and £75 in the Alliance-Office. Furniture, £SO in the Manchester Office. WELLINGTON, November 3. Mrs Pole's boarding-house at.Ureytown was burned down this morning. It was insured in the London and Liverpool and Globa for £250, but her loss is £l5O above the insurance.

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FIRES., Issue 10461, 3 November 1897

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FIRES. Issue 10461, 3 November 1897

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