[per press association.]
Wellington, May 12. ' The Maritime Council was this morning occupied in revising the rules adopted by the West Coast Coal Miners' Association. The appeal by the Government against the quashing of the order enjoining Te Kooti to find sureties of the peace is being argued before Justices Richmond, Dennis- 1' ton and Williams this morning. The weather is cold and wet with frequent showers of hail. The Marine Department has been informed by the harbormaster at Kaipara that the brig Wild Wave was towed into Helensville harbor by the launch this morning and has commenced discharging her cargo of timber. Chbistchuech, May 12. The Trades and Labor Council have received a recommendation from its Committee to ask Mr W. P. Reeves, M.H.R., to arrange for a conference with the Executive of the Council on the subject of. uniformity of text-books in State Schools ; also to secure the co-operation of other Trades and Labor Councils in the matter, and to endeavor to have the textbooks printed in the colony. Dunedin, May 12. The Premier has advised Mr Fulton, member for Taieri, that Government will this session introduce a Bill giving power to the people, by direct voteat the ballot box, periodically taken, to prohibit th# sale of intoxicating liquors within the dis trict in which they reside. A six-roomed residence and store at Morningbon, owned by Gilbert Matheson, were burnt down at 2 o'clock this morning. Insurances, house £300 in North British ; furniture £200 and stock £100 ' in Norwich Union.
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LATEST TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2427, 12 May 1890
LATEST TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2427, 12 May 1890
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