(Pkk Pbbbs Association.)
Auckland, September 4.
The amalgamated society of railway servants here have deolded to vote £25 to the London dock strike fund, and are Inviting other braaohes of labor to cooperate and open a fund here. Mr Dillon baa written stating that It lias been found necessary to postpone the visit of tbe lrieh delegates till November. They leave Sydney the latter part of October, He says the success of ttclr miuelon In Australia has been wonderful.
The attention of the Harbor Board has been drawn to the fact that the ship Plako from London, discharged 110 barrels of ennpowder and ten cases of rockets at the Queen street wharf. Tbli pirt of her «argo was consigned to the Government, and war, m consequence, free from restriction as lo discharge at the powder gronnd. Tho Board decided to bring the matter under the notice of the Government. There was on the Plako. when alongside he wharf, nuffident powder to blow up the whole of the shipping and the wharves.
In his letter to the loonl Rnoeptlon Committee, Mr Dillon says the wonderful sneoeas of the mission of tbe delegates In jtbsie oolonles has made It necessary that they should give a groat deal more time to tbe work than they bad calculated on. Mr Dili m cannot yet state whether his two oolleag-qes will accompany him. Nelson, September 4.
Mrs A. G, Jenkins, who arrived here m the Lord Aockland m 1842 died yesterday, •P'd seventy-four. [Mrs Jenklne, was mother of Mr R. W. Jenklnv, manager of the Asbburton branob of the Bank of New Sontb Wales ] DuKBDUf, September 4
Charles Boberts, for many years employed by Mr Max Menders Hanson, tobacconist, committed suicide to day. He went home to lunch at usual. His landlady hearing a fall upstairs sent one of the lodgers to ascertain the cauße k when it was found that Boberts' bedroom was locked as also wao the bathroom. On the door of the latter being forced open Boberu was discovered m a pool of blood with a bullet wound m bis forehead.
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