(Hj Telegraph. —Own Correspondeat.) WELLINGTON, this day. :■- -Questioned by the -Star" reporter on the subject, the Hon. Dr. Findlay, Minis_ter for Justice, said it was not his intention to make any reference in hU Dunedin addre>, this wpek on prison reform to the appointment of a successor k> Col. Hume as inspector of prisons. lie not prepared at that stage to say ■*hat the Government was likely to do M the matter. As the result, however, Of investigations in other quarters. I -.Wn prepared to make the statement that we appointment would not be made for some time, and that the Minister for VJustice has a scheme in hand which, it - endorsed by his Cabinet colleagues, will not force the Government to go outside the Dominion for a successor to Col. Hume, and that the appointee will not -J»tie from the ranks of the police force, ;-■>»» CBffl.iJanl.y reported.
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