(PKB PEBS3 ASBOaiA.TION.)
Atjckiand, Au?ast 9 A parcel of gold from the new Kaotoru golHfiuld, Corcmandel, is to be Bent to tho Dnnedin Exhibition.
A suggestion has been made by the Burns' Club that a monument be erected to the memory of the late J adge Giilios. Th-3 Aack'and Racing Club propose to give £6990 in addad money at four raeetingß next Boason.'
There are in the Waikato diefrut th/s sofison 30,000 more ahoep than (here were last year.
Whl'at a Inmper nnmod Edward Moore w«a assisting to discharge the, cargo from thi steamor Rlngsrootno, at Qiee'n street whr-rf, to-3ay, a large block of blue atone foil, owiDg to tho hook giving way, and broke In two. One of the plcoeß ntrnek him, and am shod hfa hip. He waa removed to the Hospital.
Wellington,; August 9 The libel lotion, H. D. Bell, Crown Proaoootcr, v JelHooe, arising out of the Ohem's 1 oase, will be heard p^Aagust 22*d before a epocial jar? of twelve. Mr Jusilce Richmond to-day grxnte<l the application of Mr JilHooa that Ohemts should ba brought to give evidence on bahalf of the dsfenoa. '■'■;
The polloe reoelved information this afternoon that Solomon Abrahams' pawnshop wao bursilarfo'Jfily entered laat night and a qnsn'lty of jawollory, valaed at £50, abatrnoted,
At a poblb mooting attendod by 250 porbona this evening It was decided to form a Bus Company. It was explained at th" meeting that the step w*s t&kon &r it web contlderod th.qt tho public had not been well sieved by the tram company. The shares am £1 each, and no parson will be permitted to hold more than ten, Upwards of fifty were taken up in the room.
Inveroargili,, Augaßt 9
The Southland Oouaty Oounoil to-dny considered tho Hcspltni'B and Charitable Aid Act Amondment Blil, their Roaera! oonolaatons being that revenue for the purposes of the Act should not bo derlvod from property holders alone, but should be taken from consolidated reveuae, en that all may conttibute ; that a Central Board to administer the Aot should be created In eaoh dletrlot, one-third nominated by the Government and the reraaindar by looat bodies ; that no hoapltsd or oharitsb'e Instltatlon be iacorporated an a B^paraie ln»tltntlon unloes one half the total sum required foe building and other expanses be subscribed voluntarily,
A qaeatlon which haa been agitating tbe .oount'y storekeepers waa brought be* ire the County Coac-cll by % deputation, who aomplainsd (hat retail hoaeeci iu D^^din sent out men with vehicles to canvaeSS/or ordero by ramplo throughout the district from honee ti house This-) pa ! d no llosnae fars, rrhllj they naod roads and bridges, find were uald to have tftken £37,000 out of Southland last year. In dleonaslng iho matter it was elicited that hiwkrra' Hoennra In thl?. Urge district ooly prcduoßd 00j ravecu9, of which one Councillor p&'.d 40a. The deputation asked that atpps ba taken to raako these 'rtvellere pay something to the county rovenao. The Council will consider fraralag a by-lftw which will lacluds tbetp.
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