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COLONIAL ITEMS

(P3R PRESS ASSOCIATION.) London. Deoomber 19 and 20. Mr Prout, of Adelaide, has patented a process for coppor-plating iron. " Truth " states that Bishop Pearson is hopelessly insane. Sir H. Norman is expected to arrive m London toward tho ond of January, and he will leave for Queensland m February should his appointment as Governor to that colony be confirmed. In tho House of Commons the Liability of^ Trustees Bill was read a third timo. Tho clause providing for investment of funds by trustees m colonial stocks was omitted. During tho discussion on the measure Mr O. H. Anderson, mombor for Elgin and Nairnshire, accused Mr Goschen of bolstering consols. In referring to the clause | struck out Mr Goschen trusted that its omission would not be regarded aa any reflection on Colonial stocks, and ho hoped Government would bo m a poßition to doal with the question next session. ; At a banquet of Mr Jos» Service, Mr Goschen responded to tho toast of Great Britain, and Sir Graham Berry to that of tho colonies. Both gentlemen, m the course of their remarks, eulogised Mr Service.

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COLONIAL ITEMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2019, 21 December 1888

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COLONIAL ITEMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2019, 21 December 1888

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