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The Dunedin Exhibition.

Wellington. December 1. The Government have ad pted the Exhibition schema propounded by Mr Twopenny, subject to the consent of Parliament and understanding that every effort will be made. to raise the guarantee to £15,000. By to-day's mall they have written to the Agent-General requesting him to ask that theß.-'tiah loan collection of pictures now In Melbourne may be forwarded to the Dunedin Exhibition, Movements of Ministers. The Premier and Moaora Fergns and Mltohelaon accompanied by Mr Bialr, engineer, leave on Monday to inspect the OUgo Central Railway route. Money Lost on it Raceceurse. Mrs Jane Brown, a resident of Remuera Auckland, report* to the police that at the raoeooaisa yesterday she lost a roll of notes amounting to £330 which she had In her dress pecker. Whether the money was dropped from her pocket or stolen Is not known. The detectives are lookiDg np the rffilr. A New Appointment' It Is ondoretood tuut Mr G. V. Shannon late of Thomson and Shannon has been appointed expert adviser to the Customs Department as valuer or inspector of soft goods It is added that ihe salary is £800 per annum. Electric Light. Tj&ubu, December 1. The Borough Council font night had a long interview with Mr Ford, agent for' the El veil Parker electric light. Mr Ford showed that the present water supply was not to be relied on to furnish power sufficient for an electria light motor, and be was dot prepared at precpnt to treat for eteara power, The Council are to confer farther with him en Monday, £ome councillors btlieve the water supply G»Q be sufficiently increasedCaledonian Sports* The newly formed St. Audrews Caledonlsn Society held its firtt rpotte gathering yesterday. Surman of Amber* ley won the principal foot races, Johnston winning the half and one miles roces. The Mackay Bros, woo moat of the prlz ■ m dancing, and Mscdonald oarried off the otumplon prize for pipe muilc. The competition m the latter was very keen, there being el* pipers present. Ship Canterbury, Port Ohalmebs, Dpoember 1. Arrived — Canterbury, ship, McMillan, »ffc?r a passage of 92 days from London'

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The Dunedin Exhibition., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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The Dunedin Exhibition. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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