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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS.

(PER PRKB3 48^'OOIATION.) Auckland, November 7. A meeting of tha master bootmakers was held to-night to consldor the dispute whloh bad arisen at Mo Arthur's factory, when a resolution was paseed sdvislng Strong, the employe abodt whom the troable was caused, to pay the fiae ander protect, and that the matter bo referred to arbitration. The men now on strike return to their work at ones. Wellington, November 7. The following information hei been supplied by tin superintendent of the Cable Company at Wakapaaka :— " The interruption Jo the Darwin osbie m July was caused hy .voloan'c disturbances as previously explained, and the lait two 1 Interruptions were due to extensive renewals the company are oarrylng out off Banjoewangl, where both Ofibles were found to be on bad ground and In dangerous proximity, owing to strong currents having drifted them together, The renewal to the original pahle has been finished after Inserting ona hundred and twenty-four knots of new cable, and the Company's two repairing .-ships, Sherard Oatforoe and Reorder, ace now engaged renewing the duplloate line, whloh Is nearly completed. These renewals, whloh will be very costly, will greatly strengthen the communication, and ought to give lons immunity from further trouble. The manufacture of the cable to be laid between Ban joewangl and Roeback Bay, about one thousand mile* In length, costing nearly £120,000, !■ almost completed, aod will be despatched daring December. When laid, Australian oommnnibatloa ought to.be thoroughly secured . The interruptions have been muoh magnified, as the total period communipatlon was interrupted since the duplication Is only forty-one days, averaging less than five dayi per annum." In the Appeal Court In the case Selwyn Ooonty Council .v Sheate, the appeal waa dismissed with oostj, the decision of Judge Ward being affirmed. In the one where a Gbinaman was oharged. with robbery, the Benoh of Justices insisted on the depositions being taken down m Chinese as well B 8 JBngllflb, " '"'Dimxibiiir, NoVember 7. The Presbyterian Synod's Theolcgloal Committee reported that the number of students who entered this yaar was. ten, the largest number yet received, Thft Snstentatlon Fond Committee reported the equal divided for ti»year to bo £206 4s 63, The Fioance Committee reported that the total contributions from all sources for the year amounted to £27,783, a decrease of about £1200 The proposal to hold the next session at Inveroarglll was adj uned, and, after formal buslneu. the Sydod oloaed its session. At a meeting of the Land Board, to day the Chief Commlsilti'ner'was authorised to state a case to the Judgs, and get a deoK slon on the proper construction of leotlor* 11 of the Land Aot 1887, Oa points :— (l> Whether the limitation of the area of land whloh may be be purchased for oa«h under section 11 of the- Land* Act Amendment Abt, 1887, appU-s only to purchase* mate under that Act ? (2) Whether the deolsratlon required to be made by aa intended parohaseii extends to Isnd acquired under any prior Act relating to the sale or dUpoaal of Crown lands, and Includes purchasers from a private person? Or, (3) Whether Bnoh declaration only extends to land acquired under the pro* visions of the Act of 1887 1

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 8 November 1888

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 8 November 1888

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