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Electric Lighting for Trains. WELUKGTOir, April 16.
The Wellington and Manawatn Railway Company propose supplying their carriages with the electric light, Mr Fulton, the Company's Engineer, is now m Sydney examining the New South Wales railway eleotrlo lighting Bysteaj.
Bheep Inspectors' Conference. The deliberations of the Sheep Inspectors were conoluded last night. They have made numerous recommendations m the dlreotlon of amending the Sheep, Cattle, Babbit, and Branding Acts, principally In matters'of detail.
Goal Mining. Gketmouxh, April 16. It is reported at Bruunerton that m oonsequenoe of the depression m the coal trade the Wallsend mine Is about to be dosed. The miners have been offered a obanoe of taking out the coal pillars In the Brunner mine at a reduotlon of sfxpenoe per ton. Jt ii not expeoted the pries will be acoapUd. It is also reported that teaderi will shortly be called for opening the Blackball Ooal Mine.
Nationalist Delegation. Dunsdin, April 16. The Irish Nationalist delegation hare Intimated that they cannot reach Nesr Zealand far nearly five months owing to pressure of engagements, Land Sales.
Oiharu, April 16. The "Mall " states that Mr Bnrbary, the local manager of the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company, sold about 2000 acres of Marewhuna Tables (Bortan's estate), at £11 per acre oasb to Ghas, Nloholla of Wyndham, Southland. The same agent also told several small farms In the Waltakt dletrtot at £ rom £10 fco £18 por mm. Ho reports th^re is considerable demand for suoh properties.
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