The Charitable Aid Bill
Tijubtt, July 10 The Geraldine County Counoil to d*y protested againßt the Timaru Borough O-uooil belag made the controlling Oouncii ander the new Charitable Aid Bill, as the County contributes five time* as much to the cost of maintenance of charitable institutions. The controlling Council should ba a Boaid representing the rateable value of the different portions of the restrict, and outdoor reliefs should be adminM red by sma ler bodies, and not by Connoils. Timaru Harbor Tug. The Harbor Board tj-day accented the tender of a Home firm to build a tag at a coet of £10.950 delivered at Timaru. Fire I DUNBDJN, July 10. The Clifton Hotel, Beaumont, was destroyed by fire yesterday. Balldiog insured for £400, furniture and stock £150 m tbe Colonial rffioo. Hotel Theft A man named Jdarry Thomion was was oommltted for trial to day for stealing jaweilery from Oox'n Temberance Hotel. Rudolph Radka, Intbeoaeqiu. July 10. Bndolph Radka, tbe young German, who escaped from gaol last September while awaiting trial for arson, and who surrendered durng the Supreme Court BeSbion and was acquitted, bat received 4 months for breaking gaol, was arrested yesterday charged with having . stolen from the shop of bis employer a pocket book containing £8, and two oheqaee for £7 5s 9d and £1 10s reipeotively . Be was remanded.
Tbe Biyerton Hospital AltVongu the Commission appointed by Government decided that the requisition of the hiverton hospital for maiutenanot* was leaeonable, it is rumored that the Charitable Aid Board int-nd to take steps to have the election of tructees deolared void. Consideration cf the matter comes within the scope of the Commission. A Waterloo Veteran. Richard Stevtn, who died at Seaoliff asylum, aged 90, was one of the first settlers m Riveiton m the old whaling days, and was a eurvivot of the battle ef Waterloo.
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