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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES

-!---■»«__ a> , tJ __-- (Fbom oub own Correspondent,) Wklungton, August 21 THE CHRISTIE CASE. Mr Hlslop states that a copy of tbe Ward-Hlslop correspondence was sent to every solicitor In the oolony by his direction and at bis coat. It appears that the prison regulations were relaxed m favor of Christie, of O.maru, to the extent of allowing him to wear his ordinary clothes. The Miniate, for Justice explains tha) th'a was done because there was not a suit of prison olotb6B In the gaol big enough to hold him. .he exodus. There was a reaultless discussion In tho House this afternoon on the exodus from the oolony, but It was attributed to tbe oheap steamer fares now enticing people to visit other colonies. A GOVERNMENT INTRIGUE. The Otago Central Bailway Bill will be brought on again to-morrow! Government are Intriguing with the Auckland and Otago member, on the prlnolple of '■ You scratch my baok and $'11 sorateh yours" m order that both the Otago Central ans puhlpnhl tramway proposals may be igr'sed to by • blook vote of Otago and Auckland gtntwi, '

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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2206, 22 August 1889

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PARLIAMENTARY NOTES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2206, 22 August 1889

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