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TABLE TALK., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 79, 2 April 1909
:Waitemata County Council met to-day, '',-. Lord Kitchener i« retiring from the command of the Indian army in August. The Irish Land BUI has. been read * - second., time in the House of ?. Conk- - roons. - -:/.-'=;.'.'', .''''' ':.r~c'~\'V :■ ' _ Mr. Haldane,* Bpealring at Iknsington, vwas--.- interrupted by, cries oi "more ' Dreadnought*." ,-- Several of the Canadian provinces are considering .-;, the" joint presentatioa lof a .Dreadnought. i Palmer ston North- 1 School ;Gon_nrttee-:j> ; has -set its - lace - indiscriminate 'ud^extran^.^cbrrJoKal-.punisßinm Retirements, appointments and transfers in the public service announced. Sonsj -' important changes and appointments. J . ■ In :the ■- of'its existence, :' - British hoys- joined General v; i : Baden-Powell's Boy- Scouts organisation. '- ■- v v - : ; .*.-,. ■„■ ....:S^. :j -.>> .■■■:.: ;-..'C;-'',--'.;- -,- A native child,,the daughter of • Bewiri ;.; Ahitapu, died, eiomewhatsuddenly„at>' Rawhiti_.on; Saturday. ;night.. .from., tetanus.-, ..„ _ - _ '; . Dr. Elliottj ex-President"of Harvard, Jias : bfeeii nominated . to succeed-Mr. Whitelaw Reid as American Ambassador .- to Britain. . ■ A labourer named Alhert jEdward Burden was overcome- by fumes, and., died ■:■- ---while cleaning out a gas-holder at the Dunedin- railway gasworks.' The irony of fate protrudes itself occai : sionaUy. ;Scow Rona, which left' v ton last week, to salve the wrerkeil -hip Ben Avon, has gone ashoreiuPalii'seT-Bay; .; ; v-,t Crew all safe with plenty of stores. .. A small but determined party of socialist* insisted upon a'hearing of their views on universal trainirig at the Defence League's meeting last night; ~.,-. ■ The-Gisborne Borough Council has decided to -engage the Wellington. Harbour Board's -engineer- •;upon:'.tt»v s : drainage and sewerage of "the East.Coaat _ town. ' A.tribe of Mexican Indian?, resenting the. demand for taxes, went On'the warpath, and several . officiala. -. Troops-, havej ..been' sent' r to '■■ _uell ; :the w..,----trouble. > . . -.. j An attempt was m*de to dynamite the vh duct -exected; at - the cost - of. over * mlilion dollars from Hoboken to Jersey : ; city, .but the; bridge' jvae 'only damaged., ..;'' - . ::, -,).• ' ;:".': ■-.-.. .-'"-.Al ••:<'. ;Earl;Crevre accuses Ithe Opposition of . panic-mongering. -To over-build would ■ ; _c .'.a-"blunder,. almost...»■ erifne,for"".;it;■";> would cause greater provocation to other countries. - . NaUmal Defence League's meeting last;; night decided almost .unanimously that the time had arrived for some form of universal training to ensure the safety of the Dominion. The''_ectipn}" by,-insurant eompaniet carrying on .business in -New: Zealand of three members of City of Auckland and Whangarei Fire Boards is gazetted to take place on May 17. "N, One of the.greatest meetings held im London .for a generation .was held in the Guildhall the night t„whe» the immediate construction of four "\ slip they could build four * year. Prerruer expleira GovernmentVorgairls--tlonand Civil Service retrenchmetrl scheme, and outlines the future policy ot some of the important State Departments at the Upper Hutt to-night. A Sydney burgkr shot and Grounded the owner of a house be was a-bnrgling, shot at the police who pursued him, and' Mattered the head of a constable" with the butt end of his revolver. i Information trimi Qjieensland indicates that four Japanese, alleged tor be spies, are mapping out the country from the Northern Territory to Brisbane. A' careful watch' to movements. "..-.■.. Whythe State inflicts punishment fit crime was the theme of several judges ia . the Court of Appeal yesterday. Belortmvtiveand retributive raiher; tlata .was the general ei_ ruesioa,*! the present.}' -day-attitude^,"'. : '', "* .*v , ; . ,-- T ''...-. ;- Last month's railway returns credit We tiorth Uaafia 1182 miles of raU.with V revenue; of .£136461, and an\expe_drtm* of ZfSlfXn. v. The. South. Island's 15*1 miles produced £127,664, and cost In - ■;; k3&i:-:~L;ii -. ; The rapid dJaappearanee of Paradis* docks has canasd the Govem___t to pad a stringent pset-btUoQ agafa-t ta-Jr degtraetkm all ewer teat DocahOe* (or this season. Next year wH b* ft ckse eeaMa . for aU native- game. -" : ■_.■;■ - . 1W J. Js-ckeniis) advised tha WeUiagtoa ]_m_l Ifcsu* Jisat' th« i_rw mg the yoar coded March 3V saaounted hang. jßsder all temrm. ;r ■•WWcWiid wißdoi- h*e|y, and what I knew of miniiuj J am la future . ■:■'".. holdar at •> aUning oongany's meeting.: you'd ' kept it to yosjssalf -long ago,'* ejaculated another doakr hi ahaxea who waapreeenl. '■' "•-''." .:
TABLE TALK., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 79, 2 April 1909
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