(PBtt PRESS ASSOCIATION,) Auoklind, Jnly 31 Thoro fg a ta'k of holding meatlnsa \r varlou.3 oonntry dfßtrloteto protest agsin i Mi o Representation BUI. R?v Mr Bray, Baptist M'ntster o f iSlouat Edon, has acosptad a call t' Nelson. The Bchooner Dunedln la about to load stores, building material etc nt Aock'anr', and leave fos Kernudeo I hnda n -x month with a patty cf settlers who Intend to take np their homes thsre. The vessel has jast loon paroha?e3 by th> party. They will ba followed by th*i? families on the n?xt trip. Tha eohroner Danedia will be employed tj eh'p produce fcora Kermadeo lalanda to Auckland. At a moating of farmers fn the Pakekohe dlatplpt the prlno'ple of the Trad> Marks Bill waa unanimously approved of* Tho^ilonial Sr»g« Reßaing Company, have reduoed the prloea of sugar as follows :-No.a' 1 and 2£3 per ton ; No. 3£2 lOi ; oobea £1. Complaints are made that the game of football In this dlstrlot !b being lnjared, and a good deal of parsonal feeling exo ".•«ri through the gambling which !i indulged la. It Is stated that !n one of the m Uchelast Saturday a good deal of betibg took plaoe, and that aome of the playara parllolpatedlnit. WBLuwaTOir, July 30 c T . r |B°'' ed prevalence of typhoid fever In Wellington prove ■ to ba largely I exaggerated. The olty authorities this morning addressed oommunloitloua to twelve medloal men on the subject, with a request that they would eaoh state the number of typhoid oases th9y were attending, Mr Page, the town clerk, ntates that eleven doctors have replied, the result being that only four patients are reported es being attended by them, The aggregate medioal profession la almost unanimous In aaaertlng that the city at preaant Is slagularly free from any visitation of fever. The tamest news from Nelson Is to the eff :ot that Lord Oomley'a condition remains much the same, but fha symptoms are decidedly Indlcalve of typhoid fever, O.pan Baviile, A,D,0 M ia still prostrate, but bb mtßck has cot bo far been severe. Ono Jjm jb D. Tarr, milkman, Karorl. was oharped at the Fol'o? Court to-day wi h negligent driving, and balng Intoxlo«t«td whlla In charge tf a horae and cart. He »*Bfiiod lOi and 45? coats on the 6rst ount. Tie latter was dismissed after a bug hear ng, Tarr i« the man who it wpb alleged nearly drove over Countess Onelo* on July 17 ! h. • C'REYMOUTH, July 31 R'o^ard Cawpbell, 70 years old, servant «t O'lme^'B H'-te?, «raa fonad drowned In a email z'no Hn«d o?se m the hotel garden to-day. A inquo.sh wsa held at which a v.^'o 1 . of found dpowoed was retf.raed. Williams, a carpenter, waa found drowrei In a lago. n thii morning. A alight «' oo k of eathq -aka wai felt last night at 0 30. » Oamaru, July 31. la oonnQctlon with the writ Issued by Wm. Ohriatie ag«lnat Jaclga Ward, the ' fir n of Hialop and Ofeagh do not ao'. for the plaintiff cz stated. A Daoedln solloltot h\s tho case ia hand. DUNEDIS, JuTy 31 kt the Supreme Court to day Jud ;e Williams nude lorgtbened references to the late Judge Gillies' career, hlgh'y eu'oai^Dß hla aervloea as Judge. Wm; Trimble, a farm?)*, w»a found drownd In a creek near bis roaldenoe at Wa'tahuoa. He bad baen daspondoat for eorae time, and it 1* believed to ba a ca-e of ealolde. Ia the case, Sohmldt v Corporation of Dnnedin, Judga Williams considered the plalnt'ft a premises were damaged by th? Corporation sulphate of emm^nla works ; that tbe Corporation had delegated their duty fco Kempthorne, Pros.er, fend Co , who bad not properly exerolssd it ; wherefore the Corporation were liable indopecd nt'y of the relationship bb landlord and tenant- Tha Corporation would even have been liable if the buildings In whioh the work was carried on had been on Kempthorne, Proeaor and Co,'a freehold. Judgment against the Corpora (on for 353 7-i and costs, acd Injanctlon er^nted asd ; t;s!; the Oirpor'*tion, espeolal'y as tho latter aaaartoj their rlfifht to commit tho cuUanoo, A lad, named Joha E'ajoads, had hie arm torn off ab va the olbow yeatardtky, through It becoming entaDgled In the maphlnery of the rope worka whore ho waa employed. At the anuual meeting of tbe Obgo A. and P, AagooUtfon the-fTceafuref aabmitted the report, In. which, pfer reviewing the fioanclal position, he raid It v7eb neoeasary to hav-j a show In aid of the Boolety, which waa been too Iberal In the past. He suggested, tborefore, that as iho n^xt show wonld bo he'd c'u"lng the onrnlval, w'-ifn tbo Fxhlbitloa woald be opened, and the largest raoe meeting yet In the oniony would fol'ow, when there was enre to ba a largo namber of victors, many of w'ora wnald bo stock buyers, atnok ownora a^.on'd be aekod tdo without money pr r z3a, a-d content thomae'vpo with cortlfioafes Th'a J7onl^ save £"00, and pUca tho Sncbty m a good potiltloo, The 6Ui?geßtinn wap adop'e<J, 1^ waa p-opoafd not to Interfere with ppjohl prfz??. Tha qrtca lon of m'ik'ne a suggostlon as to the appilntmant of a Mnlater of Acrrlcqltn'-e wrslaftti the Inonmfnp C mmfttoe Mr T. B ydone was elected P'*Mdonfc.
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