Manawatu Times, Volume VIII, Issue 347, 25 August 1883, Page 2
At a meetipg of the unemployed m the .Queen'? Theafcrp a}; Dunedin at yesterday were present, The speakers declared that tMe wjages o^'ered OP the Qtargo Central }me, of 21s for pipgle a#d 2§s fop marrjed mep, were ijudeqiiate, Eventually -it was decided to telegraph to the Punadia and cubuj - ban members of the House. The Queen's condition is now openly admitted to be serious. Her symptoms as yet are mild, but they unquestionably lesemble those which (ieorge 111. displayed before bis brain gave way, and that ia what makes everyone so anxious. JiAlje' Ipijee yesterday. Gdverninent tt}"4 W^'t p'oagft Ropl Gowinissione.rs pbtaiaed "pQrtaiii plotbiflgat (Joyernmenfc expense m Chi'lstcburph, g,nd on getting over the mountains, h^d hooded it oyer to the Resident Engineei?; who had solk for £13. The original cost was nearly £25. In the House yesterday, replying to questions, Ministers said railway guards and engine drives would be removed from one station to another mprp than was really necessary. Grovernment wculd uot undertake to make a s .Vairv|iy ;s,idijig at the W"aver<t?3' rapecoursD. ' i?Hey fi^6;C_ld'n«t be alileto cai-vy the Municipal CsifisoH-S dation Bill through this sessiou, but if any urgent necessity existed m apy repect, would be wi ling topass j a shurt t«» "i£>et it. They could n pin the Counties Act, deal with the question o? farnieivs' ,*.rofciqtjng t/hen^selyes frp.ni' storms or food w.attu> ; »jtbf>ut rendering themselves ii^ble jbo damage^, but W( ul.d consider the subject. ffp^p?n»ent were m eonimumpaljion wi^h Mr W. A, Marray »8 to an invention of b. is fpr preventing railway coiljisions, They did not see their way to enpourag*tho establishment of distillerieg m the colony. They would if possible admit articles used m manufacturing cardboard boxes duty free.