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INTERPRQVINCIAL NEWS

(PRK WIEBB ASSOCIATION.) [3 'i^ Auckland, March 7. The charge against olgbt Chinese for wounding twj cowb, the property of a. Bottler nt Kingslnnd, was hoard today at the Police Ooarfc and dismissed. Seven Auoldand contractors had prrparod tenders for the erootton of the new Oourthouoo nt Onehan;.'rt, but, on learning that thop mast go to WolHrtgt<-n with dcposito, declined to loigo tcnderß. They allege that they would oertalnfy bo kspt oot of their money l.<t b/x weeks. Auother gtlevnnoa io that Wellington timber w«b upooifi. d for nearly tho who?e work, plaotng Anokland tendere/R ut a disadvftntapp, and Increaßlng the onet of the work by 20 per oont. Mr D. T. Arnott, of tho 'Irish Times," U now here. Ho statos that ho has no Intention of rcpo.tfng on the state of oolonlal feeling m regard to Borne Rale In Ireland. He Ib on a plesuare visit Rod goes South to-day to nee the harvest operations, returning to Auckland later. At tho Assessment Oourr, yesterday, the Town Olork drew the Attention of the 0 mrt to tho frtqaont discrepancies of the statements of owners and ccoaplera as to the rents piid, the latter invariably stating they were paying higher rents than the landlord averred he received, and that the tenant ooold not have any objeot In sta'lng the rental was more than he was paying. The Oonrt admitted the diiorep aaoles, bat no action *m taken.

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INTERPRQVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889

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INTERPRQVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889

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