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&IBBOBNE, Aognst2B. Daniel Rendy gsvo hla wife a raoet unmerciful beating with a big stick, and I waa oharged at the FoHoo Court to-day, * and sentenced to three months' Imprison- 1 ment for it. ' "t Mr Bell, of Wellington, and Mr De l L»'our, the Harbor Board solicitors, ! * having advised that the Board cannot c strike a rate under tho existing law, the following resolution was uoanimouely agreed to at the Board meeting last night < — " That m consequence of the Glsborne ' Harbor Amendment Act, 1888, not baing * expressed «o that the Boatd ow levy a rate, the Government bo notified that the e interest duo m Ljndon on November 1-t ' piox'mo reqnlrea at 010 to be remitted. I but that the Based Dot being m a position ' to rate, h«3 not the fnadi aotually < available for the purpose, and fcako tha Government what is to be done." If the Board possessed definite powers a rate would have been levied In March iaat. Tha amount of Interest doe m November is £5119, Tne rate would amount to •bout that oam, and there Is £72 600 available for Interest. The Harbor Board U m a perfectly solvent condition if only necessary rating powers were given. Dunbdin, Auguat 28 An agreement lias been oome to between the Talloresses' Union and the manufacturers, Th 9 latter recognise the Union, and a Board is to be appointed to settle fafcure dlspates. In the aotion, Ward v National Bmk, the Jodge held that as plaintiff had bettered his position by £500 hla proportion of securities held by the Bank, he had undoubtedly succeeded m the preeeit application. He bad done nothing m course of the preient aotion to deprive him of oasts, therefore he was entitled to the oosts of this aotion, Including costs of all proceedings which were diteoted to be oosts m the oaase, Including costs of both trials. As to the summons of October. 1884: As plaintiff pleaded at law and allowed the reoord to be made up, and also allowed tbeoasa to go twloe for trial, and m addlUoa taking it to the Court of Appeal and tha Privy Oouooll, he must pay all defendants' ooits of that aotion infrequent to declaration. The Acclimatisation Sooletyhive decided this year not to endorse indiscriminately licenses issued by other societies, ss Borne.of tbem were I'sued at one-half the Otago rate, but tho Secretary, at his df-oretioD, is authorised to issue permits to fish to honafidt visitors holding licenses from other Hooletles, and those not inoluded In this way will be granted special licenses for one month for 10s. : The Standard Insurance Company declare the usual half-yearly dividend of 7£ per oent. The oeremony of presenting diplomas of degrees gained from the New Zealand University, took plaoa this evening, Dr Fltohett, , M H.R., presiding. The students were given oontrol of the pro- j oeedlnjs, and a regular programme was arranged. Songs were given, and an orchestra was provided ; there was very little Interruption. Slrß. Stoat had to submit to two versei being sung In tbe middle of hl| speech, as also did the Rev. Dr Watt. At the conclusion Dr Staart congratulated the Chairman on tbe order maintained, but he disclaimed all credit, as it was entirely doe to the students, AH the Professors, exoept Dr Salmond, . absented themselves owlnj to tha personal t nature of the songs, but ohajrs which B were eet apart for them wsra left vaoant 3 with placards, on them! The following i received diplomas :— L.L B. — T K. Sldey, j B.A. —Miss Doncan, Miae LoLandrose, J „ BoUHe, A. Bsgg, R. 8. Oollie, T. H. 8 Gill, J. Mow, A. H. Palmer, W. Riddel), tR. G. Whetter. B.Sc— F. B. AlleDi B M.B.— G. A. Copland, H. O. Barclay, . W. T. Dermer." M.A.— Miss F. M. ia Allan, Miss M. J. Fraser, J, Bee, O. T. , ( Little, R. M. Ry barn. All but three were present. Dr Fitohett, Dr Stuart, Dr a Watt, and Sir Robert Stout delivered » addresses.

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IMTERPKOViNCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2212, 29 August 1889

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IMTERPKOViNCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2212, 29 August 1889