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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(CTB TWOS ASSOCIATION.) Fartnauak* Woodtillb, Jane 12. A aback of earthquake wan experienced •I 8.10 ♦*'■ m^rnlnc. Masonic Grand Lodge. M>hbr, Jure 12. The Victoria Lodge, 1677, 10., p»sr©l » resolution nAnnlng the desirability of •ftabllahlog a Grat.rf Lodpe. Political. . Wellington, Jai:e 12 The Premier is busily engaged In preparing tb« Fl anofil Statement. It fr unlikely tbat any reduotlon of taxation will bt proposed as «ome £120,000 more will be thrown on to the consolidated fond than before, In the shtpe of buildInei and other service* hitherto paid out of loan. The Pobtlo Wotks Statemvnt will b« mnoh the same length as usu»l. The Minister will have to go over the regnlaf gronnd this year at all events, thoaffh eieh Minister on whom seoUone •f the former Pabllo Works Department hare devolred will take cbarjre of his own. It Is estimated that only £600,000 waa ■sank out of the loan last year, exoluslve of Ihe cost of raising It and with care Ministers think it might be made to last for five years. The Weather. There was a sadden ohange In the weather this morning. It Is now oold and laiolag bea'l'y from the south.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2146, 12 June 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2146, 12 June 1889

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