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Parliamentary Gossip.

[by telegram from our owx: correspondent,] Wellington, September 8, It is understood that Government intend to ask the House to renew both the fortnightly direct and monthly San Francisco mail services, but with much reduced subsidies, and a 2-kl rate of postage. The Imperial Post authorities have met Government very liberally m regard to terms on which mails will be "carried between London and San Francisco. Direct mails will be carried Try vessels of the Shaw-Savill and New Zealand Shipping Jonipanies alternately. Rumor has it that provision will be made m the Supplementary Estimates for a Technical College at Wellington, Auck--1 land, Christchurch, and Dunedin, also for reinstatement of the sum which was struck off the vote for salaries of the Audit Department, and replacing sums whioh were docked off heads of some departments while the retrenchment fever wm at its height,

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Parliamentary Gossip., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2513, 9 September 1890

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Parliamentary Gossip. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2513, 9 September 1890

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