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INTERPROVINCIAL.

„/- .) . [p^bpbess association. ■;•.',-, ' U ; ,;-.\: . ■ v> Auckland, June 18. A child named Credin, three years old was killed at Whangapoua by being; run ,;-over by a train engine. ''"■" Herbert M. Jackson, whodiedsuddenly .. at Por£ Albert;* was not ; ghot, as at first f ' Professor Benton, of Mason College, Birmingham, and Mr H. Harper, 0.E., ■'.of Sydney, have arrived at Auckland. V^They have been commissioned to proceed '"' t» Westport to inspect and report on a r ,- Tpiping property there, and they leave by the Mararoa to. morrow. '.' ''"r '". '. ' Wanganui, June 18, 1 J The correspondent of the ;Wanganui (t ."rphronicle" telegraphs that a large meet->'lng-of oyejp 200 settlers was held at ," Stratford ■on Tuesday, to which 1 aeveral M,H.R.'s, including the Premier, had' fbeen invited. The. object of the ; meeting wae to advocate the opening up " o!'a very extensive block in the neighborhood of Strat^o^ of 3dO, 000 acres. The '''actual result" of the- meeting is not yet "known. " " J, ■", , l!j Napier, June 18. .. ' - The Gas Company to-d^y decided to increase ' their capital from £20,000 .to £50,p0Q., ... . . . ; , 7 .. r '',-'* Wellington, June 18; ' '-'.The' Trades and Labour Council have .. sent.a'final letter \ to, the Tramway Pro- ., ,^)rietors, and'haye given them until this evening to reply to their communication of .Friday last.. —The Council repudiate the statement of Dr:Grace,that the delegates had given three months to improve traffic , receipts. : It is almost certaui that the employees will be called out unless a reply of. a favourable character be received. V! '■•-■■ ' Dr Grace replies to tjie Trades and 1 Labor Council as follows :—" lam in receipt of your letter of this day's date, and ' regret you and your fellow delegates are ,'' reported to haye repudiated th eir agreement entered into deliberately with me UJ on the 31st May. Ido not believe that , either you, Mr Hutchison, or the Mayor, would deny that.undertaking, and I am , .satisfied every reporter present at the \ time would swear to t"h'e justness of the ' claim get'iip on" the basis of that under- !” taking • The Trades and Labor Council r ''i£'ii liberty to.call out its men, and will, ' of course, exercise its judgment in the matter:' We' are prepared to take the consequences,.andare conviuced.that the *f' jiiiblic of Wellington will support us, and may Gffjjd: .defend the right/ .'The Counfcil consider the letter to-night. . £be Rugby Union censured the Poneke

Club for playing Gage in direct opposition to the ruling of the Committee on'Satur day last, and decided that for any further infringement of by-laws by. the Club the penalty of expulsion will be enforced. Hokitika, June 18. At the Resident Magistrates Court G. H. Chamberlain was- committed to the Supreme Court for entering a shop and stealing the goods. He was caught in the shop at 4 o'clock this morning. Accused is an old offender, and orice" made a sensational escape ,w4th'a man named Levy, i For the past nine years he has been carrying on business and was supposed to have given up his old habits. He is over sixty years of age, and was supposed to have been associated in the early days with the notorious Burgess gang. Port Chalmers, June 18. r The Rimutaka arrived off the heads at 10.40 p.m. yesterday, ;fter mails being atonce transhipped. She brings 76 passengers, 207 bags,, and 1 packet mails, and 21 boxes parcels post. The Rimutaka's total steaming time was 43 days 13 hours 19 minutes.

Dunedin, June 18. Through falling over a precipice quite 40 feet, at the head of Woodhaugh Valley road, while in company with Mr Watkins and his daughter, Mr Ross, M.H.R., when proceeding homeward last night, sustained concussion of the spine, more or less severe, besides other injuries.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2445, 19 June 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2445, 19 June 1890

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