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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS.

(PER PRESS ASSOCIATION J Auckland, October 24 Mr John Murray, who bus held the position of Tnspeotor of the Bank of Ntw Zealand for some time, has been appointed to tho office of Geneial Manager of that institution. A man named Emanuel Amos, formerly residing In the Wellington dUtriot, and employed m bush felling m the Waikato, died suddenly on Friday last. He had suffered from it juries received by a fall of earth at Wellington No further progress has been made In the negotiations to settle the difficulty between the Bootmakers' Union and Messrs Garrett Bros , In reßpant-- to tnai 6rm'a employing boy Fabor. The firm has bo fa i 1 Ignored the Committee of the Trades and Labor Council, and, it Is understood, has taken on jorne more nonUnion hands. As tho Union is rqually persistent m nesortlug its claims, the dispute is not likely to be settled for some time* to some. Pablio Interest m the bootmakers' strike has lessened, and several of the strikers have gone to Sydney. Wellington, October 24, . It ia stated that a private telegram waa received here to the effect that theVio torian banks yesterday raised the rate of interest one per cent ell round. Mr H. S. Valentine, M.H R. for W&knia, leaves for Melbonrna this week to make enquiries as to the best means of working ooal seama Gbeymoxtth, October 24, A letter from Okarito condemns the beaoh dredgers there as not being powerful enough for the work they have to do. Tenders are called for the cmietrootlon of a pontoon dredge for a oialin on the South beach. Ohristohdeoh. October 24. Thfs afternoon Mr Justice Ward diamlesed without ouata an application to make the directors of the Walhou Gold Mining Company guilty of misfeasance m connection witb the rum of £2000, which it was sought to make them repay to the Company. Dunedin, Ootober 24. A preliminary meeting la to be held tomorrow, convened by the Prealdent of the Chamber of Commerce to consider whether the project of holding an Exhibition m Danedln m Dooember next year is practicable. The difficulty between the Seamen's i Union and the Shlpovraera' Association hss been satisfactorily settled by negotiations between Mr Jam 68 Mills on behalf of the Aasoolation, and the Vloa-Prealdert and Secretary on behalf of the Federated Union.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1979, 25 October 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1979, 25 October 1888

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