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{PBR FEEBS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, Ootober 26. It (s computed that the Jubilee Steam Shipping Ourapaoy have funk nearly £4000 la thoir competition with the Northern Company. The reßolation paased by the O\*y Ooanoll a short time ago to dispense wlih the services of the atone breakers ia being rescinded, and the men <>r« to ba retalnej In the Council's employ, being p*ld at the rate of 3s 3d pur yard insujaa of 3b 6J as formerly. An lllum'natpd address has bee • presented by tbe eraploy< ea nt the Kopo v saw mills to Df J L. Oaiupb<>ll who lias sold the mills to the K-»uri Taub t Com pany. DtrNßnu. October 26 As showing the iniurcve) demand for property, it may ba oi .ntimbd that aomo seotlona m St 0 air today sold at >he rate of £1200 per aore for those fronting tho espl nade, and thono m the rear of these at £1000 par core, A very good moa'a nkeluton has been dlsooverad at Graeu lalanfl, n» ar Duue.din. It has been presented to the Muteßm and appears to belong to a apeclea tv present unrepresented there. The "Dally Times" has received a telegram annornons; that Messrs T. MeKeuzie, M.H.R., O. MoKinnon, PManß, aod Fred. Muir, have arrived at Lumaden, having performed tue overland journey from Mif.rd tfonnd to Lake Te Anau. The ovttrlp.Lid r jute to the Sound and Strherlund Falls will be practicable In summer when a -rack ia eat. The falls hare been measured, but the result ia unannonnoed. From above Mr MoKetzle says they look to bo 1500 ft. The scenery between Mllford and Te Anau is simply magnificent. At a meeting of the [Exhibition Committee It was decided to float a Company with a capital of £10,000 m £1 shares. A strong directorate was formed, Mr D. Harris Hastings being appointed Secretary, Over 1500 abares vvera aabsorlbed for m the room. It waa decided that the question of making the Exhibition colonial or intercolonial should be left to a majority of sbareh >)ders, but If it la intercolonial another £700 was promised. Mr John Roberta (Murray, Roberts and Co.), JErasldant of thfl nhftrnhnr of Commerce, Wai appointed Chairman. Thooo Included City M H.R.s and representatives of leading houses In the town, and were of opinion that now the matter has been taken np the Exhibition will take place! and as a good many promises have been received from other provincial districts, its success, so far as exhibits are concerned, Is assured.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1981, 27 October 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1981, 27 October 1888