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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

[P«B PBBSS ASSOCIATION.]

Auckland, July 25. A largo meeting at Newmarket passed a resolution In favor of Mr Witberford's proposal to utll'z3 nnrplus labor In the prod action of gold from the gold fields of the colony. Mr Dillon bas wrlfen to Anokland. atatlng that he cannot leare for New Zialand till the middle of September, bnt will be accompanied by Mr Daaay and Sir T. Ramon de.

The boycotted shipwright! havt been legally advised that they havs> s> good o >use of aotion against the boyoottira and are aboat to take proceedings. DtntiDiN, Jaly 25. The City Council deolinsd to Uke action re the reservoir pending the reoelpt of Me Usher's report. Councils permissive power to- treat with oompanles for the erection of sbbatolrs, AttheOty Po Joe Court, Wren, manager for Air H. S. Fish, was finod £1 »nd floats for acualtlng a painter named Dawson, who hod asked for payment of fall wages. Te«ta arose oat of tht painter's dispute*

The reoeritly-formed OlothlDg Mannfaetarers Association baa apparent! y taken the question of tho " log " into ill own hands, and Is Ignoring the Antl»B*4atlng Committee appointed at tht pnblfo mart* log. At a meeting tonight the "log" was adopted, and is to oome into toroe on Aagoik lit. It Is to be printed, and a copy posted In eaoh factory, and atr effort it to b» made to gat manufacturers la Auckland, Wellington and" Ohrlitobaroh to adopt the same "log." Taking It alt ronod, the "log" gives an laureate on the present prices ; bat In no lniUno* owered.

The report of the Directors of the N.Z, Refrigerating Company states .t.Kat the> net proßt, after providing for depreciation, «m no ts to £4629, which Is reoomrnended to be appropriated at follows :— Pay me it of a dividend of 8 per oent ost annnm, £1716 : retnrn to shippers o! 6 per oent primage, £1367 ; bonus of 6 pet cent to shareholders, being the prop >itfoi» of profit realised by the Oompsny\ purchases, £1800 ; leaving £344 to ba ear Hi* forward, There were fr< z*n at the Oonv pany s works for »he year 177,503 sb.ep and l»mbs^ond 3453 quarten be«f, mot* than half befne at Oamara. . '

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2183, 26 July 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2183, 26 July 1889

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