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TELEGRAMS.

•'.' > H IKCTHIC^KL ICQR A PIl ':>;» Umtek Piu|ss Association. Napie!:,2s. City Stakes. L "•luj^s ... ... 1 Re 1 n 2 Qm-et. .-f T iiism'.-, ... 3 Tun ,2.13. i» V& £5 4s Ikvercarqill, 26 A but'V fi'Qi husAf ii dir?c»v* ■■reel at Wnit'-n A chid in Ui • keeping of a w >intn tlifi^' died, -*> ■< I ;<s il had not i>t en tittf-nded i *y a doctor, the police made enqiurie-8 m.d on visiting tin* house found fbirieen children. An inquest on the d-ad i;.f m t will be held to -d*y. Later. At. the inquest at Winton yesterday re the death of an infant in the house of Mrs Dene, the evidence taken was to the effect tliat the infant was six weel{9 ago brought from Caversham. On the ninth it had a cold and gradu* al ! y got worse. Medicine was administered but it died. Iv the house she had eleven children from six weeks to two and a half years old, and one eleven and one fifteen years old. Wir.h herself and husband occupied a house 12 by 14 with a lean-to. The medical evidence showed that death was naturally caused from in flammation of the valve of .the heart, and congestion of the lungs. A verdict was returned accordingly with a rider that the premises were entirely inadequate for the purpose for which they were used. The coroner is being asked to lay suggestions before the propel' authority. Auokland'26. Sir G. Grey was nominated for the Newton seat yesterday. The Fire Brigade Conference is closed. Lieutenant Smith, Christchurch, was elected president for the third time, aud Sub«Superintendeut G lberd, of Napier, Secretary, It was decidf d to hold the next conference at Ohriatuhuich Dunedin, 26. At the half-yearly meeting of the Colonial Bm.k the report declaring a dividend of 7^ per cent was adopted. Grrfmouth, 26. Prospecting operations at the. Biuckball coal lease resulted yesterday in the striking of a coal 3eam or good coal. As it dipH outwards it can lie woiked level free, dminas;e eutaiiin« no cost. It is a large field. Wellington, 26 The Civil Board is constituted us fallows: W. S. Ueid, SolicitorGeneral ; G. S. Cooper, Under-Seore-tary for the < "oh-ny ; G. M. Crombie., Propetty Tax Commissioners; J. G. Gavin, Assistant Controller und Auditor-G'Miei-ii and H. J. H. E-iott, Under Secreiaty of Crown Lands. The function of the Board will be to advise Government on the general administration, efficiency, and discipline, of the Civil Service, also as to economy, pro v mo i on, and c assification. Ministers wiil rftill uh responsible to Parliament for the t-ffioiency of the Service and the Cuil Service Bill will be drafted in that 'lireciioij. The sen ic.t s uf Inspector Thompson of iiic Weiiii. :jf.n "oli'. % e are to be The G-vf.nmu' offices cijae to^ i'i.iht in: Tursday muming.

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TELEGRAMS., Inangahua Times, Volume XVI, Issue 20216, 27 March 1891

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TELEGRAMS. Inangahua Times, Volume XVI, Issue 20216, 27 March 1891

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