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INTERPROVINCIAL

AutqcLANJ), August 20 f The Very Revd. Father Mahoney, Vicar-GeneraL of Auckland diocese, i died £6-day. He had been ailing'l For some time. .. „. . . The proposal recently* made to form a Society of Good Samaritans for the rescue of thieves and others of the criminal class; [ has 1)66*1 abandoned. ; , ; „ . ; The Council of the Chamber of Commerce, met to-day to consider 1, the mail service question, ,wh,eii thi following resolution was passed,:-r- v Should the Government be unable to make arrangements for continuing the San Francisco mail service, the Chamber would urge upon the Government the desirability of making such arrangements with the Union Steamship Company as would secure for their" boats immediate dispatch upon arrival of the English mail , m Sydney." The Chamber is of opinion that the Direct Service would not meet the wants of the northern/ portion of the Island as a mail service. New Plymouth, Aug. 20. Last night a reception was given to the party brought out by Mr Courtney from England, when the" Mayor presided, and welcomed the new arrivals to Taranaki. One of the immigrants, on behalf of the others, m replying, said they were very' well satisfied with what they .had seen, already of the place. . ;; { Wellington, August 20/. ' The difference between the creditors m the Rangitikei Fibre Company and the directors has been settled by the latter paying the sum of £675, and proceedings have been withdrawn from the Supreme Court. It is estimated that the fire last night damaged the drapery stock of Mr C. Smith to the extent of £3500. The engine driver on the WellingtonManawatu's Railway Company's line who was suspended m connection with the recent collision on the line has been reduced to the rank of fireman. An interesting return was presented to Parliament to-day, showing the value at the present time of all reserves for primary education m the colony. The total value ia estimated at £651,734, viz. -—- Auckland, £47,420; Taranaki, £26,969? Wellington, £35,237 j Hawke's. Bay,, £49,805; Marlborough (approximate)* £5000 ; Kelson, £14,000 ; Westland,, £5203; Canterbury, £208,100; Otagbv £265,000. • Invkb«argill, August 20. A sensation has been caused m the Borough of Gore by the arrest of lan Simsmi Simson, mayor of the borough, on a charge of embezzlement, at the instance, of Elsworth, his late partner, who alleges; that Mr Simson has appropriated!, partnership cheques for £351. Accused was brought before the Coujrt ancfc remanded for seven days.

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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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