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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY

[From the Ihinediti 'Star,' Wrtober 23, 1370. ! We under.-lnnd that Mr H. M'Kellar, late Collect)!' of Customs at Auckland, has been appointed to the eollectorship at Dunedin. and that Mr T. Hill will take Mr M'Kellar'': place at Auckland. Mr M'Kellar arrived bv the Airedale last night. * * * :-:■ ■*■ * * The Jjiina. has just sailed with Mr Commissioner Bran'igan and 36 of the armed constabulary. She also takes a supply of new arms and accoutrements for Haw-ke's Bay, Wairoa. Turanganui, and Tauranga. The natives are all quiet. # * * * ■*■ * •*

The. Auckland glass works arc meeting with a large amount of public support, the native manufactured article being preferred to the'imported. Fish globes can be sold for 7s, which would cost 40s if imported. * Sr * -*" 4f * *

Tho Provincial Government are issuing fu.riu.txi.To, food, and clothing to tho su£tevers of. the groat fire at Lyttelton on October 24, when a block ol three, acres was swept and over 100 houses destroyed, many families being rendered entirely destitute. When the Christchnrch Brigade arrived on the scene, two-thirds of the town had been destroyed, but after two hours and forty minutes' hard work i hey &i;cceedi-d in checking the progress i.>f "ihe five The loss was estimated at £IOO.OOO. Relief funds h«ive been started at all the centres.

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY, Issue 15635, 28 October 1914

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY Issue 15635, 28 October 1914

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