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The House resumed at 7.30 p.m. Mr Anderson moved to reduce the item £325, payment to Mahoney for preparing plans for Dunedin Gaol, by £100. He had moved this amendment m order to point out the undesirability of civil servants being paid for work of this kind performed while m receipt of Government pay. Lost by 31 to 26. The remaining votes on the Supplementary Estimates passed without alteration. UNAUTHORISED BXPENDITUEB. The varicus votes under the heading of unauthorised expenditure caused a very lengthy discussion. Wellington College, £1000. Mr Fish moved that this item be omitted. Lost by 44 to 9. The remainder of the unauthorised votes passed without alteration. KESOLITION FROM COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY. On the resolutions from the Committee of Supply being reported to the House. Mr Seddon moved the .re-committal of the vote of £500 for defraying the liabilities m connection with the accident at the Kumar a sludge channel. Carried by 29 to 20, and the vote was reinstated by 25 to 16. NEXT SITTING. My Mitcjiqlson moyed that t\\e House at its rising/ adjourn till 10 o'clock 'next day. • ' , Agreed to. WINE INDUSTRY REPORT. Mr Beetham brought up the report of the Wine Industry Committee, which was jordered to lie on the table, and be referred to' the Government;." ' * '' The Hofclie tose at U J.IS p.m ;

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EVENING SITTING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2520, 17 September 1890

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EVENING SITTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2520, 17 September 1890

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