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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

(PBB MUMS ASSOCIATION.)

Auckland, May 29. Lleot'Oolooel Shepherd baa oommenoed an Inquiry into the recent misoondaot of Volunteers at Meroer.

Tbe Property Tax Reviewers for the City were applied to to day by Mr R, Kuesing, a member of the Hebrew oommuaity to change the day of sitting, whioh had been fixed to <ake plaoe on Saturday. He objected to attend to bull* ness on tbe Sabbath, and would not do so even If It involved thousands. He felt Impelled to draw attention to tbe matter, as there was too muoh of that feeling < ' Oh, never mind the Jews," The Board decided to boid the Court on tbe Taeiday, Instead of Saturday.

Wellington, May 29. k\ a meeting of tbe Directors ot the Wei iogton Meat Export Company it was decided to make f v 1 inquiry at onoe as to tbe advisability of creating freezing and slaughtering works on the West Coast of the North Island.

HoxmxA. May 29. Tbe recent gold discovery at Wiiho is of great Importance, Two men divided £25 for five days' work whilst Gordon and party (three men) have three years' work on the groand whioh will pay £10 a man per week for tbe whole of the period. Tbe looaltty 1b close to tbe right hand bank of the Walho, opposite the forks. The groand appears to have been an ancient riverbed. Tbe gold is got by slulclDg, thj water being led m from the rker. The principal difficulties In workIng are from rocks, which are numerous and large.

DmriDnr, May 29. In oonneotlon with the proposal of a Syndicate to erect a market, baths and library, the City Council to-night passed a resolution sffirmlng the desirability of utilising tbe Triangle for a market; and that a looal Bill be Introduced into Parliament. ~

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 30 May 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 30 May 1889

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