[Per United Press Association.] AUCKLAND, November 12. The Auckland Agricultural Association’s show opened to-day. For the best thoroughbred Mr L. D. Nathan’s Seaton Delaval was awarded first prize; in draught entries first prize was awarded to William Paterson for the Clydesdale Willie, imported recently from Victoria. WELLINGTON, November 12. Owing to the high price of flour and the demands of the workman the Master Bakers’ Union have«decided to increase the price of the 2lb loaf by a halfpenny. Mr Castendyke’s funeral this morning was very largely attended. The Garrison Band were present, and a detachment of the Permanent Artillery formed the firing party. The coffin, covered with the German Consulate flag, was borne on a gun carriage. The Premier and the forejgn consuls were among those present. INVERCARGILL, November 12.
The Magistrate’s Court is engaged to-day with a claim of £SO damages against Mrs VVhitcombe, the wife of the local traffic manager, for injuries sustained by Rhoda Swan, five years old. Defendant was riding a bicycle on the footpath and ran over the child, who lost three teeth and suffered injuries to the face. Defendant paid £5 into court, and stated that the accident arose through her endeavoring to avoid a collision with a horse and cart.
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INTERPROVINVCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 10469, 12 November 1897