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INTEPROVINCIAL.

[FUR PRESS ASSOCIATION;

,-.;, „.< . Auckland, June 23. The Early closing movement is making considerable headway. , The Auckland ironworkers have amalga-. mated their Unions under one Association, and the carpenters and joiners have formed a Union. Complaint is made of lowneas of wages in the several trades. The footballers have resolved to support a request for the reinstatement of a player., recently disqualified for rough play- ,".'., i Wellington, June 23. J£r; John" Duthie, ex-Mayor, will contest .Wellington at the general election. lieui, -Colonel Hume assumes office as Commissioner of Police at the end of the montV,Miijor .Gudgeon having accepted > the^Judgeshiu of the Native Lands Court.' The , delay, in. prosecuting Constable Gitlespie, of Manaia, for perjury, is due to the fact that Inspector, Pardy, of. New Plymouth^, has been occupied with the murder case. The case has been placed in the, ha^ds of the, Crown Prosecutor at Veyr PlyOjciuth, who will take proceedings at; onCj3. ' ; , , -„",;£,' Christchurch, June 23. ]\& W''JHumphreys, M.H.R, for Christchiiifofi f Norths addressed his constituents to-night and was accorded, a vote of thanks and confidence. He expressed himseli,as satisfied with the surplus, and thought that great credit was due to Sir fiarry "Atkinson for obtaining it. He was against further borrowing, or any interference "frith the Education Act. V , • Dunbdin. June 23. The carpenters and joiners have formed a Union^ arid Unions are to be formed among the operatives of the Woollen Factories and the Rope Works. Invekoakgill, June 23. There were eight pa^fTicrpr.* on t^W *nin from iiUmsden ■ !i S.iiima,'' wiii-n ;;<<■ engine yras derailed through, running,over a cow.' They and the driver got off safely, but-the fireman, Angus Cameron, 'got entangled in making a jump, and he got a nasty twist, although no bones were broken. He was also struck on the head and back by lumps of coal, but liis injuries are no* serious. Two trucks were derailed and the line ripped up for twenty yards. Prompt steps were taken for the . resumption of traffic. The same engine ran down a horse a few'weeks ago, and was lifted ,off the rails, but came to a standstill over the ;carcase. Cattle have also lately been killed between Riverton and Orepuki.;

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INTEPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2449, 24 June 1890

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INTEPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2449, 24 June 1890

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