Mataura Ensign , Putanga 555, 9 Poutūterangi 1899, Page 3
Leßiil proceedings being taken by Borough of Gore for the recovery of rules mid overdue rents. Clayton fiives 13 cabinet pkntos (one beautifully framed) for 13s. Intimation has been received lhrou»h Mr McNab, M.H.11., Mint the prayer of the petition asking that a letter carrier be appointed at Mataura has been grunted. It is piu!>able also that additions to the post ollicc buildmg, which have been necessary for a considerable time, will be put in hand shortly. The New Zealand Government has decided i lo supply gratis a copy of the Now Zealand Justice of the Peace Handbook, prepared by ; Mr Hasclden, to any J.P. whoniiiios ar]>'i?a-tion for it. That is to say, aiij 4.r. who is able to read. i News has been received by the Vancouver mail of the (|eath from typhoid at Dawson City of Alpheus Hayes, an old resident of Waimate and late chairman of the Tiniaru Hnrhor Board, wh,o wgiit to about a year ago. . In January there were 1034 births and 511 deaths in Sydney.