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INTERPROVINCIAL

Auckland, October 29. The man Charles Chapman who dangerously assaulted a fellow employee named Davis, at Hellaby Bros.'s-premise* on the 7th inst., by stabbing him m the cheek, has be«n committed for trial. A man named John Hynes, a lodger at the Britomart hotel, attempted to commit suicide to-day by shooting himself m the lefft side close to the heart. The wound is not fatal. Hynes, when questioned, said he had been sick and ailing for months and was tired of life. Wellington October 29. H.M.S. Curacoa, twelve gun*, Captain JR. W. Stopford, arrived here at three ■o'clock this afkernoon from Sydney. She "will vrslt Lyttelton at Christmas. The direct mail service has been arranged so far as the Imperial Government is concerned. A strong effort was made l>y the Imperial Government to get the [New- Zealand Government to have the rate by Brindisi reduced to 2|d, ao that there would be a universal rate of 2|d m force, but the New Zealand Government pointed out that the reduction could not be mado without the consent of Parliament, and also reminded the Home authorities that the Brindisi rate had already been reduced from Is to fid. The New Zealand Government promised to bring the question of a further reduction to 2|d under the consideration of Parliament when it next met, and the Imperial authorities expressed themmclves as satisfied with this undertaking. Therefore, the resolutions as passed by the House last session were virtually .agreed to by the Imperial Government. Blesheim, October 29. A young man named .lellynmn was lined 30s and costs to-day for mocking those giving testimony at the Salvation -Army. "A man named Evans is reported as "having, been drowned while crossing the xrer Jordan. Uukemn, October 29. It was thought that the Synod had disposed of the' Confession of Faith last night, but it came up ngain to-day m new form m the shape of an overture from the Presbytery of Southland, oh which the Rev Mr Stobo moved—"That the Synod adopt the overture, and resolve and declare that m the judgment of the Synod the Confessional Calvinism of the doctrinal system ought to be maintained unimpaired m its integrity m the constitution of this Church." After a debate Listing all the morning and from seven to eleven m the evening, the resolution was carried by 55 to 49 votes. A good deal of fet'ling was shown by the audience present, some of the upholders of the Confession being hissed. .

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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2557, 30 October 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2557, 30 October 1890

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