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(FROM OUR OWN CORR&HKHrDBNT.J Welunoxok, July 13. The Minister of Linda has iastruotad Sir Jm. Heotoc to draft • new alauas In the Trade Marks BUI, providing that sellers of artificial manures should enclose m every package a oertlfioate of the quality and oharaoter of its oontents, and that there should be a (oualty for a false and fraudulent aertifioate being so Inserted. The complaint of the farmers ft that they buy manure for a speoffio purpose for their lands, and find when they bring it into use that it is nofc adapted to thu parpose for whloh it was parohtsed: The farmers think that thtjr ehould know extotly what they areuaing. These vie™ were plaoed before the Minister by several country members* and the aotion of the Minister Is tha reßnlt of their repreaeatatlons on the subject. Mr S odd on it moving In the dlreotlon of remedying the imperfeot manner. In whloh railway oarrlages on the New Zealand railways are at present lighted. H» wauto the Premier to offer the indoofi^ rnent of a banns for the best acheme of lighting carriages. , On Tuesday Mr Lawry Is to aak th» Minister of L»nda :-(L). If he is aware, of the dlffioulties experienced by Road Boatd^ |q oompelling land owners' to clear gorsa etc, from roads adjofnlng their properties through teohnloal diffionltlei fn ' the Road Boards Aot ; (2). Will h» during the present session Introdnoe aa amendment la the said Aot, making land owners responsible for clearing half of alt roads bounding their properties, i-anot allow the police to proaeoate losteltd of the officials of looil bodies } the oost of all such proaeoutions to be defrayed by th» local bodies. , WELIINOXON, July 1R ■ Ministers did not decide on Saturday afternoon the exiot faeoi la whloh the Repreientatlon Bill Is to be Introduced, although it Is understood this was tha only bualneas before the Oiblnek, The matter is to ba deolded by the Cabinet this morning. . „ Tria ra^irUy of the membara hare tek9a adv.ncaga of tha lovaiy weather to visit ths* rao.ja at. the Hntt, and tha bbblea ptefteqt i delected appa^canca,

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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2173, 15 July 1889

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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2173, 15 July 1889