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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

I » (per friss association.) Auckland, Ootober 31. Mr Kerkahaw, of the Wellington branoh of the Bootmakers' Union, ia In Aaoklaad for the purpose of ooni sldering the existing dispute between Garrett Bros. and the local branch of tho Union, and he will probably oommence negotiation! m the matter. Wellington, Ootober 31. At a meeting of the Wellington Ministers' Association a letter from the Chriitohuroh Association wai read urging that signatures be scoured for a petition to be presented to the British Legislature against the Afrioan Slave Trade, It was felt that notion vronld probably have been j taken before any petition from New Zealand ooald be presented, and that the British oharohes were likely to agitate with snob energy and enthusiasm ai tb render a petition from these far-off Islands superfluous At a meeting to-day of the United Board it was resolved to ask the Colonial Treasurer to enforce Clause 29 of "The Charitable Aid Aot, 1885," whioh provides that amounts due by looal bodies may be deduoted from the subsidies due to them by the Government;. Dunedin, Ootober 31. At a meeting of the Exhibition Committee to-day, it was deolded In view of the warm support accorded, to make It Intercolonial. The prospectus was adopted, and it was decided to ask his Exoellenoy to become a patron

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1885, 1 November 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1885, 1 November 1888

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