ordering tbe infected sheep at Dilranda to be destroyed. LAUD BBTILBMENT. Ropljing to questions by Major Steward, fcir H. Atklrsro said Government would during the rccasn, make enquiry as to the da»irablenea< of establishing labor settlemente m the colony, and if tho enqoiries v»ere satiatac'tory, stnpß would be laken to accomplish that object. The ton G. F. Kicbordson said full particulnrß would be advertised as ti the data when 280,000 aores, withheld from the ia;e of Contorbury rans, would be open for application. (Fbom our own Corrtopondbbt.) Wellington, September 13 MOTION FOR DISSOLUTION. The Opposition intend voting to a man for Mr BalUnce's motion m favor of a dlsaolutlon, and hope to win over several Ministerialists. The divlcion is likely to be pretty olose, but the Government claim a majority of seven. THE aoVERNMBKT WHIP. Mr Mftogregor, the Government Whip. was this evening presented, with a gold watch by tha members of toe patty m recognition of his services to the party. SMALL BIRDS; Me J. O. Brown is urging Government to subsidise the expenditure of local bodies In their efforts to stamp out the small birds nulsanoe.
[Per Psiss Association.] WklukotoiTj September 11. Wblldtchoit, September 12 THB BTOOK BSFOBT. The Stook Committee's Bepoit was presented to tho House to-day. It urges on tbe Government the necessity of Inoretalng Tlgilanoe against the soab, It reeommende tbat tatto-marklng on ebeep be a legal mark, snd tbit the wool mark be not compnliory. With respect to rabbits the Committee think the Governments dttlilon to dluontlnne Importing ferrets li » great national oalamlty, and eaggest a ■nbildy of pound for pound be gl?en on money raited for Importing ferrets. ?he Committee auggeit that wire netting for fenoing be (applied on easy terms to •mall Battlers, and carried free on tbe vallwayi. It '■ »'»o recommended tbat tbt Babbit Inspeotora be reiaoyed oa aeldom as possible, and that ItrprUonment be th« panUhment for remorlng lire rabbits fiota one looallty to another. The
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