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Well - merited promotion. Chief .Warder Hawkins has been appointed gaoler at Invercargill. Bread now 7d per 41b' loaf.: AVednesday Half-Holiday Association formed in Invercargill. Two recent deaths at Auckland clearly due to plague. Decision reserved in case against Margaret McAuliffe. Spey street, Invercargill, charged with sly-grog selling. Two witnesses swore that they got whisky or brandy, and three to she contrary, including the defendant. Sixty-eight persons arrested in Wellington for playing “two-up.” The aftermath of the exhibition. r A crusade against vagrants is proceeding in Christchurch. Traces have been found of the missing tourist North, pointing to his having been dr Q wned in the Greenstone River, Lakes District. Two applications received from Otautau agents of companies f Q r a share in the Wallace County Council’s insurances, one being from a lady. The Council -decided in favour of the lady, Mrs .Jessie Gardiner.

'j The Hon. Mr Me ISTab is confident ’ that the Land Bill will become law. John Day, a farmer from Waikaka, put up for a few days at the Shamrock boardinghouse, Invercargill, arid on Sunday morning his body was found in an outhouse, death being due to- a wound in the throat. The jurv found that he died from a wound self-inflicted, while he was suffering from melancholia. Health of ‘ the Hon. Hall-Jones, Acting-Premier,' improving. Twenty thousand muttonbirds landed at Riverton. Tornado in the Solomon Islands — over 200 deaths. At Melbourne a youth named Grace struck and killed a man who attempted to assault a woman. He was fou»d guilty of manslaughter, and fined £5. Mr J. A. Mitchell declines to act as a director of the Southland A. and P. Association, holding that the site of the new show ground (west of the hospital) is quite unsuitable. A body called “National Volunteers’’ reported to be preaching sedition in Bengal. Tenants in Leitrim, Ireland, have threatened not to allow landlords to shoot game because they refused to sell estates. Fires on the mountain sides are destroying young game. Owing to a strike, business in ’Frisco is at a standstill.

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AT HOME AND ABROAD, Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 8, 25 May 1907

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AT HOME AND ABROAD Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 8, 25 May 1907

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