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[PR% PBBS3 ASSOCIATION.] Xiabor Vrotitilos, Aucklaki), August 9. A meeting of the Auckland Trades and Labor Council was held last night, when various matters affecting trade interests were considered, The principal discussion was on the Whitcombe and Tombs dispute, and the Maritime Council's attitude. It was unanimously decided fco support the Maritime Council m every legitimate way, though it was hoped that Whitcombe and Tombs would refer the matter to arbitration. A matter of local interest m connection with the Bakers and Harbormasters' and Engineers' Association was also considered. The Bakers' Society dispute is over the apprentice question, whilst that of harbor* masters and engineers is m reference tc the diecharge of their membera from the Devonport Ferry Company's service, through, it is alleged, their forming a Union- A deputation from the Auckland Council was appointed m both instances to interview the masters, and endeavor to settle the points m dispute. I, and Wantvd for ftettloment. Woodviilb, August 9. A public meeting last night decided to petition the Government to open the forest reserve on Tararua range for settlement, and for amendment of the Land Act, whereby a third of the purchase money of perpetual lease lands should be returned to local bodies for road construction, m the same way as on the deferredpayment system. Woodvllln Hallway Terralnnn. In reference fco the railway terminus, the Mayor stated it appeared the Commissioners had broken, faith with the deputation who recently interviewed them m Wellington, and a Vigilance Committee was appointed to watch the action of the Commissioners, and endeavor to secure the interests of the district m the matter of railway communication.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2487, 9 August 1890

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2487, 9 August 1890