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(PBR PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Post-sessional Addrss. Auckland, March 12. Major Hamlln, addressing his constituents at Papakuru last, night, said, with reference to the Hospitals and Charitable Aid question, that he would like to see a Bill abolishing the present Act, and the whole cost and charges thrown on the Consolidated Revenue, and tbii, he understood, was what the Premier Intended to propose. He got » vote of confidence Tho Costley Institute* Lord Onatow is to be as&ed on arrival here to lay tbe foundation ot the Omtley home for the aged and the pnor. The New Judge. Chbistchuhch, Marob 12. Toe new Judge of the Supreme Quart, Mr Dennlflton, sat for the first time In Ohristchnrch this morning, m bankruptcy. There >>as a large gathering of barristers to welcome the new Judge. Mr Weston, on behalf of the Bar, congratulated him on his promotion. His Honor suitably replied. Remanded Albert Wellfl was remanded to Auckland to-day t>n a obarge of stealing three diamond ring?, the property of Carl Kohn. The Fox River Catastrophe. Westpokt, March 12. There Is no trace of the bodies of the persons drowned at Fox river on Sator day. The mother of tbe children Nlven witnessed the accident from tbe river bank. The children were crossing to milk 00 wb, and Ryan was assisting to draw the o»ge »oron. The Arawa Poet Chalmers, Marob 8. Arrived— Arawa. Oaptaln Stewart. She left Plymouth at 6 p.m. on January 26th, Teneriffe Bpm on tbe Slst, C»pe Town 5 p.m. on February 16th, and Hobart at noon on March 7th. She brings 2000 tons of cargo and 102 passengers. There were no births nor deatba en the voyage. The personel of her offioers is tbe Bjme as last voyage. Colonial Bank of New Zealand. DusnEDiN, March 12. The Colonial Bank's net profit for the half year is £16,102. A 7 per cent dividend Is recommended, absorbing £14 000, and a balance of £4419 being carried forward.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2085, 12 March 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2085, 12 March 1889