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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

* (PBB PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, Jane 20. The adjourned meeting of the Auckland North Licensing Committee was held today m the Police Ooart room, when they deolded to close the Eagle and Foresters' Arms Hote's m Albert street, on tho ground that they were not required ia the neighborhood. Dr Lalshley, who appeared on behalf of the licensee of tin Eigle Hotel, eaid be would advise bis client to apply to the Suprome Court for a writ of mandamus. Dioieion m respect of the Olaorioarde and Wharf Hotels was adjourned till tomorrow. Wellington, .Tcjhe 20 A dispute has arisen over the Garrison Band fnstrumonta. faotw^en the Trustees on tho one hand, and Colonel Butta, Commander of the distrtor, on the other, Some time ago a Committee of civilians' Volunteers, and bandsmen mooted the idea of obtaining n 1 w instruments. The idea was favorably entertained, and a subscription list to moot the cost wai started. The Volunteer Corps and those connected with Volun'eering subscribed, but when the yublio w ro approached they obj'oted, saying that the instruments should ba made the property of the city, and the Garrison Band should, as long as they remained a band, have the use of them and play gratis foe all public benefits. Under this naderotandfnß new Oliver plated instruments were obtained at a oost of £400. Now, however. Colonel Butta wishes them to be handed over to the band solely, to remain the property of the Government. This the trustees objected to, and last week called all the instruments m aid still hold them. The matter has been plao d m legal ha ds.

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2154, 21 June 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2154, 21 June 1889

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