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[Per United Press Association.] AUCKLAND, November B.' A fire at Paeroa early yesterday resulted in the burning of two large boarding-houses, two private residences, and a shop and dwelling. The insurances were: Miss Hogan’s boarding-house, owned by Mr Maurice Power, £3OO in either tho Phamix or the Norwich Union ; Miss Hogan’s furniture, £350 in the Mutual Office. Miss Cappill’a boarding-house, owned by Mr J. Coote, £IOO in the Standard. Miss Cappill’s and Mr O’Donnell’s furniture was uninsured, as were also Mrs Bland’s second-hand goods stock and furniture and Mrs Feeney’s furniture. Lindsay and O’Donnell’s residence, owned by Mr Power, was uninsured. Mrs Bland’s shop and Feeney’s dwelling, owned by Mr Barrett, were insured for £IOO in the Standard Office. The origin of the fire is a mystery. WELLINGTON, November 8 A woman saw a man attempting to set fire to a store at Brooklyn on Saturday night. She gave the alarm, and the fire was put out, but the man was not caught, Ewington’s Hotel at Wahakipawa was burned on Saturday. It was insured for £3OO. WANGANUI, November 8. Louis Hintze, licensee of the Masonic Hotel, was fined £lO and costa (£4 5,) for permitting drunkenness on his premises on the Ist inst. The case arose out of finding the body of a man named Gough by the riverside. Gough, with others, had been drinking at the hotel.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 10465, 8 November 1897

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 10465, 8 November 1897