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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY

F. Harris, hist sub-treasurer of Westland County, waa sentenced to six .years’ "hard” for fealty and larceny of the county funds. ***•»•»*♦ The election of a City Councillor for Leith Ward resulted in tlio return of Mr Winter, Who polled 143 votes to Mr Scott’s 6G. The first election by ballot under the new Act took place at Oxford (Vorlh Canterbury) on Saturday, when Mr Higgins was re-elected to the Provincial Council for that electorate by four votes. * * » «• * * * A dreadful boating accident/ occurred at Xapior by which live lives worn lost. A party of six, comprising Mr Martin MTtfulty and son, Mr Robert Bnenilon (architect) and son Mr Henry Yates (printer), and Mr Henry Holloway went on a pleasure trip. They lost their rowlocks near Rangaiia Bank. Mr Bonkers, late ferryman, seeing the.n in difficulties, went to their as sis tau.ee. 'The party caught hold of his l>oat, t:lio consequence being that both boats capsisred. Other IxiHts went out, hut they were prevented from rendering assistance through darkness coming on. Holloway and Bonkers were picked up in an exhausted state by the steamer Challeyre’e boat two miles from the land. All the rest were drowned. The evening was beautifully calm. The three men who were drowned al) leave wives and families.

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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