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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

[PHR I'HKSS AHBCOIATION.J Auckland, Jane 12. The stetmer Rowens which In overdue ot Mnnakau la now safe In Miktu Harbor. The Gtlrloab from New Plymouth arrived at Manakau to-n'ght, having been wind s bound on the oonst darlog the gale. Sinoe the beginning of the week another phui of the volunteer embrdgllo, which has arinen through the mlioonduot a'< the Easter Encampment, fa that Lieut. Kleilng, of Wsltenuta naval*, has been glased under what is technically termed arrest, aa It asserted he showed diirepeot to the Oaptaln of hit oorps (n not for* warding through hioa certain correspondence sent to the Brigade office^ WEtLiNaxow, Jane 12. Private letters received by last m«U from Sir J. Yogel state that he Is much Improved la health and able to move about wUhoat assistance. It Is not likely that be will return to the colony for some time, possibly some yosrs. R.M.S. Kalkoara arrived fit Hobart this morning and Is expected here Sunday afternoon, Ohristohoroh, Jane 12. A number of cases for breaches of the Beer Duly Aot oame before the RM. thin morning, Generally they were brouaht against licensees for negleoting to deface stamps when drawing beer from casks, but one was for assaulting a Customs Offioial at a brewery. Decision m eaoh oaee will be given on Saturday morning Up to date 350 members have joined the Union of Tailors, Tailor, ssas and Pressers, lately formed here » Messrs Q, Bart and J. AnderaoD senr. sat today at »he Provincial Oonnoll Ohimbera as a Board of Reviewers to determine the assessment of the Midland Railway Company's property In New Zealand for the purpose of the Property Tax. Mr Georga Harper appeared for the Company ; Mr Joynt for the Property Tax Commissioner. The Board ultimately deolded that the not value of the property liable to taxation, after allowing for £600 exemption, should stand at £190,760 At a meeting of the Bootmaker* Operatlven to-night, It was refused to withdraw the last two letters to Messrs Tnnmer Bros , which that firm Insist upoD. Other proposals were therefore not considered I sb the majority of men are determined not to temporize with that firm. The men will therefore remain on strike. The majority apalt>Bt!con,«lderlng the proposals, whfah all admit are fair and fust, was 47 to 37. Tho Charitable Aid Board to-day dfsousted the proposal to send the orphans* children to the Goveromeafc School at Lyttelton, If the Board of Bduoation persisted In refusing to provide a teaohing a»a.ff. The motion was lost b? one vote. Subsequently It was dnolded that a deputation wait on the Board at its next mee'iug to dlnonis th,a whole question with them. Maeton, Jane 12 The Borough Council proieouted W. J. Sral>h for not taking out a license for a bllllard-room no) attached to an hotel. The Resident Magistrate gave jadgment for defendant. Timaru, June 12. By a email fira to-nlghr, huildinqs at the roar of Bjckln^ham, oftbluptmoker'a woikihop, comprising: a small store, a shed and throfl'Btallod stable, were destroyed. About £12Q damage was dona. The otabla was rented by Morgan and Soarfe, batchers, who lost two horses and a quantity of harness. Beoklngham bad two oases of Vienna ohalrs and a pile of tqtr In the shed. The chairs appear to be all damaged. Dukbdiw. June 19. At the meetlog of the City Ocunoll a letter was received from tbo Auditor* General, returning the balance sheet and stating that ho disallowed a sum of £1228 IS] 7d) tranf erred la cxobbs of the authorised limit from the gas to the general aoaount. At the same time he says :— " I felt It my duty to place In the hands of the Oroirn Prosoo-jtor the question whether th» 0 >unolllora have not Incurred tb.9 pena'trea imposed by the Aot for overdrawing the amount of the Birough fund at the Bank." Tho letter yrma re- ! ferrcd to the Finance Committee.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 13 June 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 13 June 1889

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