Auckland. August 26. The offer made by Herr Recknagel to act as mining expert and inspector for the joining for the colon} has been with drawn. The Waikato branch of the New Zealand Educational Institute have issued for the consideration of other branches, School Ccnnnifctees and electors, a circular protesting against the suggestion that the school age should be raised to seven years, and that, free education should stop at the fourth standard. A meetii)!/ -of Civil servants was held to-day, whej a resolution was passed acquiescing m the movement to form a Public >y:-.-vlce Association. The Catholic Literary Society have decided t.o send to Birmingham an address of condolence on the death of Cardinal Newman. Wellington, August 26. Mr D. Harris Hastings, New Zealand representative for the Tasmanian Exhibition, which opens on November, 15th, has arranged with the Railway Commissioners for exhibita So be carried free on Government Hneß. In the Divorce Court to-day the Chief Justice granted Edith Kirkwood a judicial separation from her husband, John F» Kirk wood. The petitioner's evidence showed that respondent, who formerlylived m Wanganui, had repeatedly subjected her to cruelty. Dunkdin, August 26. The Schools' Conference to-night decided to ask the Education Board to suspend the use of Whitcombe and Tombs' school books, or, at any rate, to refrain from examining children on them.
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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2502, 27 August 1890
INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2502, 27 August 1890
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