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INTERPOVINCIAL NEWS

(PBB PBBBB ASSOCIATION; J . A.VOKLA3XD, July 19. At a meeting of licensed viol nailers to* night, it wsh resolved to pc ition the Houae to amond or repeal the clauses m the Licensing Act giving power to Committees to close bouses. ' . ' A meeting of persons opposed to tfiie granting of a separate Parliament for Ireland wbs held to-day. It wa? resolved "That as it has been asserted that colonists penerilly ate m favor of Home Bulefor Ire and, it is considered advisable that steps be taken to show that this statement i< ; itioorrro't as relates to this portion of New Zaalaod." A comm'tfcee was appointed to make arrangements for a ■publio meeting of those person-* who are opposed to the institution of a separate Parliament for Ireland, should suoh a bourse be rendered necessary by the arrival of the delegates. There was a good deal of interruption, and some of the speakers were refused a hearing The farmers and country settlers of this district held a meeting today when a res'; lotion was passed approving of the proposed clause m the Trade Markß Bill com pe 1 ling dealers m artificial manures to ißSue guarantees with every package. Wellington, July 19. The Justices of the Pe»oe held an adjourned meeting to-day 1 at which the resolutions re j avenile crime were approved In a revised form for submission to Government. Among the reports upon whfoh theie are bused wa,s one from the police stating there are no unknown atieot girls under the age of 16 m the city. The Harbor Board returns show the export of fl »x for the year ended June. 1889, to be 33,641 bales, an against &804 for the year ernied June, lftßjJ, For the same period there was an increase of 19.000 bales m the export of wool. Ohbistohohoh, July 19, t A lad named Fred Birnaiondß taking a ohetp ride on the Richmond omnibus jumped off m front of a ptaalng 6kb this morning, The hore j knock d him down and the wheel passed over his forehead Ifllotlng aerloua woundi. Sa died this evening. A laborer ntmed Thomas Martin, m the habit of taking turpentine m small dosai j for rheuna»tl«m died l»Bt evening ,ti Sydenham shortly after returning from work, having taken his uaual dose. m ■•■■■■■■ ! •■•■': ■•■■ ■ TrmETJ, July 19. The steamer Ashleigh Brook h»a some bad oharaoters, Sydney thieves, among the fireman. Last night a party ashore hustled the barman and stole a oase of spirits from one hotel. In the" small hours the Ship octal was entered, and a watoh was taken from one room and a gbld ring from another. The owners were, absent at a fancy dress, ball. One man entered the proprietor's room and got £8 from the landlord's clothes pockets when He was disturbed by the latier'a wife waking and he made off. He was arrested at noon, with a watch and over £5 ia his possession, ■ , DUNBDII^ J.U.1y.,19 The outcomo of' tha reoaot- abortive charge of cattle stealing against Alex. Campbell Ib that George 1 Wnllaioe, the prostfoutbr, is now ohtrgod, with penury. The qaestlon of the appolnimen.i of teachors came before the Education Board yesterday. A resolution was passed requesting fife D. White to say whethei or nos he had made a statement at a meeting of the Educational Institute that the " three names " system has proved a piece of groai favoritism from beginning to end, Mr White replied that he made the state- , ment. The Board looked on this as a serious' oharge preferred against them, and passed a resolution refusing to hear him •s one of deputation .appointed by the Institute to bring before the Board certain resolutions bearing on the appointment of teachars* White, however, did not tarn up, and the r< mtfndar of the deputation were introduoed. After they had w thdrawn a strong letter was read fiom a number of teachers, ob jeotlng to the jxropoaals oon taiped m the resolutions passed at the Institute* The whole matter was postponed for a. month. From the tone of the discussion it seems likely that Mr White will be severely handled by the Board,

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INTERPOVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2178, 20 July 1889

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