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: (PBB PBEBB ASBOOIATIOK, J i Auckland, July 22.; Ie Is understood jtbat. T. Mar lp has ;ln--T struoted a writ forjJEßpOp damages to .be i°Biied against Solandoro and 00, of Nelson, for alleged slander. The Publio i Library income for' the past year Is £361 over the expenditures '■'• ■■■•^ -•?' It is stated that the legal profession/are' writing the Minister ; of Justice asking that the appointmont.of Dr ;i O;ileß,as R.M. : be made permanent, Wbllinoto», July 22 Mr O. T. Batkin, Asslstaht Auditor ind;Oontroller-Qener>il, has applied to be allowed to retire on Maroh 31st next, by .whloh time ho will have been ln the Government aorvloa 36} years. Christohuroh, July 22 The o»sea Bing Harris and Co, Danedin, v Oommlßslonei* of Oaatoms began in the Supreme Court to-day. Mr Q. Harper and MtjX.. W> Stringer . .appaavedt for . plaintiff ,,;, ipMrTi I|g^ Wfr Mt ; O. Martin, Crown Proieouiorr for defendant. The claim Is £205 8s 103, and £10Q damages for detention of goods adz'd, or their value. The defence is that false statements of the content* we're supplied to tbe ouatoms to defraud the revenue, and the usual calendar month's notice of action was not, given, . ; Tbe> eyldenoe of two of the firm oopuplod all day. Dunedin, July 22. Intimation was reoeived by cable tonight that Japan r- qalres th'ee bays at the Exhibition. The arts and mnnufaotures of that country will be displayed, and lllastrated by a number of workmen ipeolally selected, who will be sent oat here and display their -handicraft duringthe time the Exhibition Is open. Four young men were charged to-day with behaving In a riotous manner, having smashed a window and broken In a panel of a door v of the old Golden Age, Hotel, whloh has how no lloenae j after- ; ward* offering to ''eqaare the damage" rather than appear in Ojort^. men came reoeutly from Ohristonrirob, and were apparently making a night of it, The Benob, remarking that suoh obhdUot must be pnt a stop to, fined each 21s. A Bmart altercation then ensued between their oonnHel (who applied for time to pay the fine, tho Bmeh having granted it In a previous cose) and the Jastioes. ■ The solloltor was charged with being impertinent, but after a lot of argument the Jotsious gave way, and granted a week to piy the money. Inveroarqill, Jnly 22. Mr Oonliffe and other prospeators arrived from Pegasus to-day With several, owt of alluvial iio, and some pieces ofntone that are taken a* lndlpat|ons that the lode is not far to seek, Good progress Is being mide lu the tunnels. Mr Oonliffe Is now assured that tin exists ln paying quantities, and has discharged hla men and will do no more pro3peotlng. It Is said that owing to the Ignorance of some of those employed by syndicates to prospeot for them quantities of worthless stuff are likely to be presented to employers as tin, and whioh on aaaay wlll| be likely to irjure the r]eld In tbe estl- I matlon of Government and the pabllo, - I ■ . JI 1 ■ L 111 • I

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INTERPOVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2180, 23 July 1889

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INTERPOVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2180, 23 July 1889