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(PBR PBIBS ASgOOUYIOXT.} Attcklakb, March 1. The Rev Mr Gtnot, of Port Chalmers. has been appointed Chairman of the Con. gregational Union for the ensuing year. The next aeseirm ia to beheld at Dunedln. The New Zealand University Senate have resolved, on the motion of Dr Fltohett, to urge apon Government the necessity of establishing a University College In Wellington, A Oommtttee was appointed to formulate regulations for the degree of D.Sa It wai alio deolded to for ward' the papers of candidates for junior scholarships to Danedln, to be plaood on> view In the Exhibition, A motion by Mr 8. Lake, to rescind the resolotlon of the Board of Ednoatton that teachers who fail onoe or oftenetvto paafs examination for Glass E be dismissed, was discussed to-day by the Board, and rejeoted by 4 votes to 2, an amendment ac follows by Mr Goldle being agreed to:— " That the Seoretary obtain from unsuccessful teaohers the partloalars of their fallares, such particulars to be considered by the Board m Committee." Wblumotoh, March 1. The Customs revenue oolleoted through* oat the colony during the month of Febrnary amount! to £127,212. Toward! tbis sum Auckland contributed £33,600 ; Wellington, £22,013 ; Ohristoharoh and Lyttelton, £27,666; Danedln, £26.743. The total for the eleven months of the financial year now completed is £1,334,900 as against an estimate of £1,382,600, the defiolenoy being thas £47,671. Last month the amount collected was £112.636, and for February, 1887, £105,973. The revenue m beer duty for the month ia £4380, the proportions received from tha chief centres being :— Auckland, £908 Wellington, £603; ChrUtohurch, £810, and Dunedln, £1082. The total for eleven months is £46,171, a deficiency of £678 npon the eitlmtte. - The Minister for Lands has received a telegram stating that gold has been discovered m the township of Dennlston, near Westport. Olaimu have been pegged off and miners have commenced working. Dunbdin, March .1. The AngHoan Synod oonoloded Its session to-day. Resolutions were passed that It was detlrable some special organisation should be established In each psrlih or distrlot for seoarlng the systematic support of the Ohnroh. It was do* oided to embody the resolution pissed re religious education In a petition to the Legislature. The Primate, m replying to a vote of thanka, said. referring to the* Tnoumbents' . Removal Bill, that It will be of great service, and, as he had no doubt It would be oarrled oat with great consideration and judgment, It will be found beneficial to the interests of the Ohuroh. Inveeourgili., March 1. Mr G. D. Brank, M. A. , Lawrence High Sohool, has been appointed Assistant Ia« speotor for the Southland Education Distrust. The Education Board, In vie* of Its Improved finanoial position, adopted a sale of payments to Committees analogous to that m foroe previous to the retrenchment movement. ' , Mr A. Hamilton, veterinary surgeon, Dunedln, who was deputed by the Government to Investigate the mysterious cattle disease by whloh stock In the Wlnton district to the value of £600 are known to have died, gives it as his opinion that It Ia an undoubted ouo ef poisoning by phosphorui, the appearanoea pointing to phot* phorlsed grain as the agent. " RouciroN BATs."^-Cl&fts ott rats, mi roaches, flies, ants, bed-bugs, beetles, insect

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2077, 2 March 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2077, 2 March 1889