(PbrPkess association.) Bates on Ppblic Buildings. 1 Wellingtow, May 17, The City Council, by the outing vote of the Mayor, deolined to agree not to; enforoe rates on eohools, lodge.roomf, etc., until after next session. The Rubbish Destructor. The deetrnotor is working rather better, bnt there is apparently more rnbbishthan it can oonsume, and most of the metal debris has to be sorted oat and pat on one side. A oraok apparently oaused by settlement has developed m the chimney sta.ok. Yesterday aome cartridges got amongst the rubbish and oaused considerable alarm by exploding and blowing . out one of the doon. The Post Office Bell. The great bell for the Post Office oloek, a ton and a half m weight, was enoooss* folly east yesterday. It is said to be the largest m the colony. Yankee Grab. Tzmabu, May 17. Twentyman Wifsoo, lioensee of tha Melville Hotel was fined £5, and the conviction was endorsed on his license for allowing an unlawful game m the bar of bis licensed premises. It was proved that men were plajine Yankee grab for drinks, and the R.M. held this to be unlawful.
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