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Death of Captain H«l|r«»en. Auckland, July 12. News has been received of the death m London of Captain Helgesen, commander of the barque Alcestis. JMtanonic. A communication from the Grand Lodge of Scotland, received here yesterday, announces that the Grand Master disapproves of the circular issued to lodges by Sir F. Whitaker that Provinciaf Grand Masters are authorised to grant dispensations to minorities of lodges m cases where masters retain original charters, and accept dispensations from the Grand Lodge of New Zealand ; and, further, that neither the Grand Lodge issuing dispensations m New Zealand nor lodges accepting same, will b« recognised as legally constituted by Scotland. ghe«p-Skln St^nlen. Timaku, July 25. John and George Tozer, father and son, skin dealers, were committed for trial for stealing 87 sheep skins, value 3s each, from fences at Raincliff run, where they had been exposed beside the road two or three weeks. Dunkmn, July 25. Mr Ritchie, addressing the annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce, said the Property-tax returns and agricultural statistics points to greater progress of the people. He was disposed to ' believe that the enormous excess of exports over imports, amounting to three millions, shows that the Colony is quickly paying off its debt, whilst private burdens show proportionate reductions. He welcomes labor organisations as a proper ' thing, but strongly counsels moderation, | and makes a strong appeal against further borrowing.
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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2474, 25 July 1890
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2474, 25 July 1890
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