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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES

(fBOH ODB OWN COKKEBPONDBNT.J Weiungton, July .o. The Premier approves cf the idea of reserving for poblio purposes land abutting upon fishing lakes or streams, and wIS legislate on the subject this session. Government have prepared • Bill deal- t ing with the subject of teohnloal eduoation, whloh will be Introduced tola session, Wellington, July 8. The young New Zaaland party intend to oontinue their/ tactics of preyloau sessions of making war against the Harbor Board Loans, and the Oamaru Harbor Bill will be strongly opposed. There is a growing opposition to the v Charitable Aid Bill by members for small boroughs, who object that whilst their district ate taxed they 'are to have no representation on the managing body. Jt is understood that Colonel Trimble hen refused the appointment of Sergeant-at-Arms, and that the appoint men i is not 1 kely to be filled up for a few daya. The country members have been approached by the town members, who' offered 'a J compromiue on the quota question, proposing twenty five instead of eighteen per cent m favor of the'oountry, ' Country members, however, are deter* mined to stiok to their guns, and will accept nothing but 33 and one-third per oent. As the oountry members nambee ovet fifty vtes, of oourse they have the gam* m their own hands. Their ocponentfl^s however, talk of fighting the matter oat and even stonewalling. This may lead to the necessity of introducing the elotura this session, Agitation is se ting In against theOrago Central Railway Bill on the grounds that iha Consolidated revenue should not b« tpuohed for the oonatruotlon of any more lines, and the Bill may not pass after all. With referFßoe to the expressed intention to Introduce legislation dealing with the relief of Grown tenants, it li understood that clauses will be introduced Ir^one of the Government Bills empower,', D nr Government to make redactions up<vn the racommendatiou of Laud. Boards' whe*» v ; the rents of Crown tenants are ascertained to be exoasa've. •■;.. -

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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2167, 8 July 1889

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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2167, 8 July 1889

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