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FLASHES.

Two thousand Blue Ribbonites in Auckland and neighborhood. Nine cases for trial at the Auckland criminal sessions on Monday. Death of the Rev T. Buddie at Auckland is attributed to affection of the heart. A body found in Hagley Park, Christchurch, was identified as that of Henry F. Toncfe, a remittance man. He committed suicide by shooting himself. More than one- half of 45,000 children lately examined in Germany were found to be suffering from defectivejvision. Information has been gleamed at Christchurch about the woman found in the river Ashley recently from a bundle of clothes found near. I The Auckland Tobacco Association is being thrown into a company of £5000 capital. Enough material on hand to make 160,000 cigars. To make a very strong glue that does not get thick or pasty, dissolve ordinary glue in nitric ether, and add a little bit of caoutchouc. The Timaru Farmers Association have promised to put 1000 tons of grain into the lonic in two days if she {goes there. The usual course is to learn to draw before commencing to paint, but some women reverse the rule and then don't draw. Hugh Campbell, mate of the schooner Isabella, has been drowned at Catlins River, Otago, by a boat capsizing: Some one remarked to Mrs Siddons that applause was necessary to actors, as it gave them confidence. "More," replied the actress, " it gives us breath." The Otago Educational Institute opened its annual session with about 100 teachers present. Mr Fitzgerald, head master of the Normal School, was elected President. A little boy in South Carolina raises canary birds and sends the proceeds of their sale to the Southern Presbyterian Board. In this way he has given nearly £20 in the last three years. Two petitions have been adopted by those interested in the liquor trade in Dunedin, to abolish the existing system of Committees, and to leave the endorsement of licenses to the discretion of the Magistrate. Further evidence has been heard in the enquiry into the management of the Dunedin gaol. The complaints are of a general kind. Mr Stout only cross-examined one witness, stating that it would be an insult to the intelligence of Commissioners to do otherwise.

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FLASHES., Wanganui Herald, Volume XVII, Issue 5097, 27 June 1883

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FLASHES. Wanganui Herald, Volume XVII, Issue 5097, 27 June 1883

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