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Parliamentary Gossip.


Wellington, August .20. The Minister of Education made ah announcement this afternoon as to the f course Government intend to pursue m regard to the charges made by the member for Waitotara m- his speech during the no confidence debate. -He, informed the House that, after full deliberation, (government had decided that Sir F. Whitaker, as one of the gentleman named m Mr Hutchison's speech, should take civil proceedings against him for libel. The new measures which Government intend to bring down between the present time and the end of the session, as indicated by the action of the: Premier, are four m number. One is to enable registrars of electors to at once commence preparation of rolls, so as to Expedite the holding of elections ; another is a Bill for the Classification of the Postal and Telegraph Department; the third is intended to enable those policy holders of the Government Insurance Office, who insured m the temperance section, to participate m the bonuses accruing m the present quinquennial profit; the fourth will give efieot to the report of the Commissioners as to the Whangara Block on the, East Coast,

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Parliamentary Gossip., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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Parliamentary Gossip. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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