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INFER PROVINCIAL NEWS

(PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, Maroh 13. The eleotlon of Lloanaing Commissioners for Area Hill district resulted m the return of four temparanoe and ore moderate candidate. At a meetiDg held at Otahahu last night, to bid farewell to the Rev. R, Bavin, who leaves shortly for Melbourne, that gentle' man was presented with an Illuminated address and a puree of sovereigns The annual meeting of the Aaokland Acclimatisation Soolety was held to-day. There is a balance of £129 5s 7d to the oredlt of the Soolety. The report stated that tront liberated darlDg the year wera m admirable condition. An attempt would be made to establish the ladian partridge Id this country. Mr R. L. Barstow was elected President, Wbliucgton, Maroh 13. The Government buildings and Parliament buildings are undergoing re-paint • ing. The roofs, which formerly were bare iron, are now made of a ohooolate oolor, making the edifice a very conspicuous objeot m the town. The oontraoti have been taken very cheaply. OhkistohubCHj March 13. At the Ohristohuroh Piesbytery this morning a dlsoaeaion took plaoe m regard to juvenile crime. The members expressed sympathy with the movement initiated by Mr Whltefoord, but deferred passing any resolution on the subject peodliig the publication of the results of the Investigations of the Committee appointed at the recent maating of Juatioes. The oases of outdoor relief granted, by the Oharitable Aid Board m JPdbruary amounted to 475, 2Q less than m January and 26 more than fn' February, 1888. At the meeting of the Board, Dr Quthrle medical officer to the Orphanage, denied that the children m any way suffered through having to go too long between tea and breakfast as stated by lady visitors m a previous report. Ho complained that his Instructions not to send the children to churob on account of the prevalence of diphtheria In Lyttelton had heen Ignored, It appeared that In July, 1888, he requested that the ohlldren might not go to ohurob. They discontinued attending until January last,' when the lady visitors recommended that they should go, and they were lent without notification being given to the Doctor. There ia one oase of diphtheria m the Orphanage now. The patient is Isolated and is doing well. Dusbdin. Meroh 13. Mr Solomon, Chairman of the Benevolent Trustees, stated to-day that while the outdoor relief waa fairly managed, he I Relieved they were sometimes tmpoied on i through want of strict lnopeotlon. Hs quoted a letter from a Borough Oounoil, whloh spoke of a man who bad bjen oa the books for three years, and described as paralysed all that time, and it now appeared that he had been driving a oart, and was well able to work. Another man, ■aid to be m the hospital, had been In Melbourne for the laat three months. He therefore gave notice to move that an Inspector bn appointed^

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2087, 14 March 1889

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INFER PROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2087, 14 March 1889

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