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r Auckland, October 18. Tourist traffic is reported to he steadily growing at Rptorua. Dr Bakewell, m a lecture on the subject of' leprosy, urged'electors to insist upon their representatives inking steps to keep this colony free from that disease, and isolate the few cases here at the present time. The Board,of Education have rejected the motion Mr Luke, to the 'effect, that there should be no difference whatever m the salaries of male and female teachers. The four InspectorsMessrs Goodwin, Airey, Diekenson 1, and Crairie—-have applied to the Board for an increase of their salaries, pointing out that they are much below those officers of similar grades elsewhere, and the Inspectors here are, paid less than some head teachers. The Board adjourned consideration of; the matter for four weeks Salaries »f Inspectors here are Mr Goodwin £350 a year, and the others £809 1 e«ch. ■ ;;: •: : ■ :■-.'■ ■ ■■:< ': Wjrllikoton, October 19. A sailor named E; Isaacs, belonging to the steamer Aorangi, fell from the crosstrees of tlie mizzenmast to the lieck, a distance of 4.oft. yesterday, and received . sorioup injuries.; , ! ;• A man named Wm, Tyler;Ml down the hold of the steamer Dingadee. and broke four ribs, besides sustaining other injuries. : GuBYMotTTK, October 19. It is reported that the coal syndicate of the Nine Mile cbaL property intend: constructing a jetty at Point Elizabeth for loading coal. : ■■'; ' . iNVEßCAiifsitii, October 18. Daniel Birrell, aged fourteen, who got m tlie vicinity of a coal pit while a blast waa fired, was struck by a piece of coal and rendered insensible. Ho died yesterday. '-■'■ ■'■■■'■.■•- ' ■ '' :' •• ■;,

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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2548, 20 October 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2548, 20 October 1890