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The Hutchison Committee, by a, majority of one, have decided that the Bank of New Zealand books must be produced unconditionally. By a printer's lapsus yesterday the name of Constable William " Black " was printed as the officer who had been gazetted to t\~M Clerßship of the Magistrate's Court, Rakaia. The officer's name should have been Constable William Lewis. Bir Julius Yogel has decided to bring an action against the colony for commissh Hin connection with the floating of the live million loan m 1879. A writ has been issued for a large sum, said to be £16,000. The following were prize-takers at the Timaru Poultry and Canary Show, held yesterday :—Triggs, Spanish amd Cochins ; Deal and Christie secured most honors m Brahmas, Plymouth Rock, and Polish ; Deal also beat all comers m pigeon classes ; J. Dow and Luscombe divided the prizes m the canary classes. »In the Admiralty division on June 7Mr Justice Butt gave judgement m regard to salvage service rendered to the City of Paris last March,when she became disabled m the Atlantic Ocean, owing to an accident to her machinery. The Aldersgate towed her ISO miles, and the Ohio, an emigrant vessel, stood by for nearly two days. His lordship awarded the Aldersgate £7;")00 as follows :— £6125 to the owners, £455 to the master, and £920 to the officers and crew. The Caledonian Society held another of their Ingleside meetings last night, which was remarkably successful, m fact few of the many meetings of the kind held by the Society have been so well attended. There vras a larger proportion of country visitors than usual, and among the members m costume was Mi\W. Malcolm, Vice-president, wearing a Crawford tartan. There was tl 8 usual allowance of Highland dancing by the Lagmhor team aud others, to the music of the pipes by the Society's pipers, and a few reels for all and sundry were Avell fill d Mr D. McLean gave a prize of two guineas to be competed for m waltzing. His Worship the Mayor and Mrs Alfred Curtis kindly undertook the duty of judging,and awarded the prize to Mr George Morrison and Miss Mac Donald. Songs were sung by Mr W. J. Rees, Mr J. Stevenson, Mr J. Jameson —• names that only need be mentioned to indicate the pleasure visitors would enjoy m listening to the musical programme. Mr Andrew M'Kenzie was, as usual, master of the floor, and Gates' Band supplied the music.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2475, 26 July 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2475, 26 July 1890

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