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LATE NEW ZEALAND NEWS.

(Per Press Association.- ' WELLINGTON, this day. i '•'i'h^y want to boom their Eishibi- ; tion,*" said -Via* J. 0. W. Aitken at the Education Board to-day, when a proposj'l from the Auckland Board to hold a Conference of Boards there m January was read. The proposal was con-, demned on air sides, members consider-; ing that ort account of its position Auckland was not a suitable place. The Hoard resolved not to endorse the idea. Theodore Augustre Rabe, a saddler, aged AG, was found hanging .by the neck from a rafter m his house at Kelburne . this morning, quite dead, and also Avith a bullet wound m his head. There Avas a revolver on the floor. Deceased, who left a Avidow and tAro children, addressed a note to Mrs Rabe, which leaves np doubt that he was suffering from religious mania. i CHRISTOHURCH, this day. | William Henry Wynn Williams, .Avhose death is announced, was born In 1828. He came to Noav Zealand m the early fifties. He Avas a member of the Cantorbury Provincial Council, and sat m the House of Representatives for > Heathcote from 1881 to 1884. He Avas closely identified with the early history of Canterbury. He retained a memory . of events of the pioneer days. The hill-climbing competition at ' O'Kain's Bay was the fastest time re- ! corded. A Vauxhall <?ar driven by j Walter Scott covered the mile of flat ; and three miles of steep, tortuous hill > m 7min. 27sec. i

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Poverty Bay Herald, Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLI, Issue 13217, 28 October 1913

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LATE NEW ZEALAND NEWS. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLI, Issue 13217, 28 October 1913

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