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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(Pbr Phxss Association.; Ministerial Movements; Wjujngton, J^oqary 24, The Premier leaves by the afternoon train for Palmeraton en route Taranakl. He returns to Hawera on Monday where he addresses his constituents. He will probably be absent three weeks end will address meetings at Auckland and Napier. The Hon Mltchelson leaves for the JNorth to- morrow morning. Mr Roberta, pre»ldent of the New Zealand Exhibition m Wellington is discussing the question with hfm and arranging about Government ex btbiti. Tin Mining. The Minister for Mines has received a telegram from Invercarglll to the effect that over £1000 has been paid for mltiinp fees Id conneotioa with the reoent tin dlscoverfej at Port Pe^ainSi Stewart 111 and. P»tens €fes& The patent ease, Cobb and Oo r the Tram Oompsny, still ooonples the Supreme Oourf, the oasa for the defendants being opened this morning. It nlll probably conclude this evening. Alleged Smuggling. *i x. « UtJNBDiH, Janaary 24. At the Oity Oonrt, before Mr Oerew, Oharles . Witt, chief steward of the Ruapehu, <ras charged with smuggline » 1000 lbs of tobacco. Similar Informations . were laid against Loais Peter Ohristeson, i of Oamnra, and James MoOormack, boat- , man. Mr Solomon who defended, applied for a remand as defendant had just arrived at Chrlstohnrch and had not had time to Instruct. The Grown Solicitor opposed as a large number of witnesses from Oamara ■ were m attendance. After argument It i was. agreed to begin the hearing this afteri noon when only formal evidenoj will be . tendered. i mL . , Valuation. The oity valnatlon la £252,860 ■howlne [ adeorease of £6189 on last year.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2045, 24 January 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2045, 24 January 1889

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