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LOBBY GOSSIP.

It Is stated that a proposal will be made by ike Pabllo A"ts Committee to set ap a Trast Funds Boa<d to deal with the proper investment of Trust Fandf, and prevent them being used for polltloal purposes.

Hou JR» Campbell has bflen ¥317 bniy lending the Government whips a helping baud In every orlsis this session. Tonight he (a particularly alert In the lobbies, and some unkind people are Insinuating that this is an evidence that he to not nngrateful JCos favors reoeived dorlog the reoesß, Wbuinoton, August 13 The House adjourned at quartet to 12, Mr VeTall In a titrong advocacy of a State Bank following Mr Sounders. Tno latter asserted that instead of a aurplnn there was really a deficit of a £649,833 Whilst Government have not given any Intimation as to whether they will troar Mr Mobs' amendment as a no-oonfldence motion, I have it on the authority of tho whips tbat If tho amendment be oarrlod, Govornment will resign.

The debate will ba resumed at 2.30 tomorrow aud will go straight on without questions being Answered. Iv the Printing and Debates Ooramittoe thla morning, Mr Sauaders movect that no member should be allowed to occupy more than fifty pages of "Haa«ard" during any Beeaion, The motion is ridiculed, and not likely to be carried,

Sir Jamas Rector gave ev!d- nos beforo the Weat Coast Goal fiolda Committee ihJB mornlner, and Bounded a note of warning of the danger to be apprehendod firm the proposed removal of the pillars from ooal mines at Brunner, going bo far aa to say that en oh a course might be followed by the subsidence of the hill and ininj ditioa Qt the town of Gwymoat&i

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2198, 13 August 1889

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LOBBY GOSSIP. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2198, 13 August 1889

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