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INTERPROVINCIAL

Auckland, September 15. At a meeting of the Auckland branch

of the Educational Institute a resolution was moved by Mr Buxton to substitute science for history m the public schools' syllabus. Such a course was strenuously opposed by the majority of members, and on being put to the vote the resolution was lost. Mr J. C. Campbell, solicitor, has left for England m connection with Messrs McArthur's Samoan case, to be heard before the Privy Council. A gum digger known aa Steve, a native of Sweden, has been killed near the Bay of Islands, a tree crashing through the roof of his where and smashing hia head. Welmnotok, September 45. . The Governor intends to leave for CKristchtirch afioi- the prorogation, and will spend soiua time there. H. D. Bull, "tile w>ll knWn 'bwriater, will be a candidate for Wellington at the general election. Mr Bell is ajbout to visit Dunedin to prosecute an aictifen for alleged libel on himself and'his father, the Agent-Genera^ published by the " Otago Workman." On the motion of the Law; Society, Mr Willoughby Brassey ]»ras to-day ■ susppnded by the Chief Justice ■ from practising either as a barrister or solicitor until next sitting of the Appeal Court, when it will be decided whether he shall be struck off the roll or not. « ;•. A labor bureau haa be£n opened under the auspices of the Employers' 'Association. It is open without fse to either Unionists or non-Unionists. An impudent attempt' at jobbery was made at the Albert Hotel 6h Saturday night, when a man entered the. place and removed the safe from its position, apparently; with the intention of dropping it over the balcony to two confederates. He was disturbed, and escaped down the balcony; and all three ran off., The safe contained £50.', A lot of jewellery m the room was untouched. More specials will b© sworn m to-day. i , : Hokitika, September 15. The Bank of New Zealand shipped 22590z 3dwt of gold, valued at £§036.

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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2519, 16 September 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2519, 16 September 1890

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