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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES

(JROH OUB OWN CORRBSPONDBNTvJ

Wellington, Jaly 10. ; Mr Taylor is movng m the direotiou of seeking for Government employees to have fortnightly payments of wage* instead of monthly us at present The Government having intimated their willingness to set up a Oomtnission to enquire into the s veating system, Dr Fitohett is to ask if the scope of the - Oommissloa will be widened 8o as to.; inolnde the oaoo of shop girla. Among subjeots under consideration of Government are the amendment of the Land Transfer Aot.ln the direction of enact' ing that any registered holder of aa estate ' voder 1 hat system without fraud, has an indefeasible title, the amendment of the Goal Mines Act m regard to the ventilation of coal mines, and the introduction of a measure dealing with the payment of rates dpe under the .District .Railways Purchasing Act.

In answer to a question the Premies Intimated that Government had no intention of abolishing the Sheep Tax. - Mr Foldwlok, In anking Government to consider the expediency of appointing oadet officers to volunteer orpo, on the - understanding that they terva twelv» months In the ranks, alluded to th» difficulty experienced m some distrlots ot obtaining effioers for volunteer oorps* The Minister of Defenoe Is oonildering hU proposition, and Intends getting tho opinion of volunteer offioers throughout : the colony on it, . .

Mr Smith is anxious to get a day let apart to dlsouts the prinoiple of putting a> speolal tax on the property of absentees, bub the Premier is oot inclined to agree to the suggestion, urging that the whole question of taxation will shortly oome ander review m the House and the question can then be disoasied.

Daring the afternoon <VTr Kelly asked if Government would circulate ooples of the Fisher correspondence among members. The Premier would not answer the question unless notloe were given, bat remarked that In his opinion the fewer copies oiroulated the better.

The Education Statement will be delivered within ten days. The debate last night on the Represen tatlon Bill was oontinned by Mr Saunders, Sir John Hall and Mr Tanner wore m favor of the Bill, and Mr Walker against it. The last epeaker waa m really capital form, and* made a really able speech At 10 30 Mr Fulton moved the ad journment of the debate, and there ' was half an hour's wrangling over the proposal, members urging that the debate should baconeluded at once, flventaaliy the motion for adjournment went to a division and ' waa agreed to by 48 to 35. ' Amongst the papers »elating to th* Gasparlui affair, ia a letter from His Bxoellenoy the Governor, strongly animadverting upon the condnot of Mir Fieher m having printed and published the correspondence between himself and the late French Consul, contrary- to tho expressed wish of the latter. His Exoellenoylj, says "it appears th*t the papers have been printed without the knowledge or sanotion of tha offioer administering the Government, apparently on the authority only of Mr Fisher, at that time Minister of Ednoatlon without consulting his oolleftgo.es. Ihav* to enpress my deepest regret and that of my Mlnieters that the fulfilment of Oonnfc Jouffray D'Abbans* wish should thus aav» been frustrated by the unjustifiable act of Mr fisher. I have already oomraunloated the faots and similar expressions of regret to tbe Secretary of State." ; Dr Newman Is leading the opposition against the Harbor Board Bills, and when tbe seoond reading of the Oamaro and Gisborne Harbor Bills oome op will probably move that they be read six months hence.

There is great dissatisfaction amongtk members at the action of Government m adjourning tbe debate on the Representation Bill at such an early hoar laat night, after the promise made to country members yesterday to withdraw the BIIL

A meeting of members representing email boroughs who are opposed to tho Charitable Aid proposals of Government was held this morning. As the meeting was not fully attended, and tht, Bill ii not likely to coma on immediately, the meeting was adjonrned for a week.

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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2169, 10 July 1889

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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2169, 10 July 1889

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