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TABLE TALK.

.University esamiiiation.': results nounced tQ-day. .".."..,': ;." .";", ' . ;The Turkish Cabinet has lesigned. as a result; of, the revolt., :. : An important meeting of the Young Maori Party , took .place at 'Ohinemutu yesterday. .'.'■', ..' , Two severe earth tremors,.on Saturday and Monday,, were recorded by the seismogra,pli at the Sydney University. ■ , An Ihiglish; balloonist who ascende: 6a Tuesday, and who drifted towards Hot land,-has not yet been.heard from. The immediate of tie revolt ii Turkey was an order, given,to tlie troops that they were to fire on tneir, co-religion-ists whenever ordered'to dc-sd.'" .. Two.. fires;: in Rochester,? Nejv Yorfc State, destroyed scores of costly.; buildings, and,left hundreds homeless.; The militia were called out;to prevent ■looting.. Four , men, including-a petty . officer, have been arrestea on a charge of stealing gold and notes from, the,strong-room of Indomitable on February-25. James Orr, a wharf- labourer at Christchurch, quarrelled tritii' his sweetheart, and on a.c6nstable being called in, shot himself. His condition. is "effticah A Napier accountant" named 'Claud. Cato shot ■ himself : yesterday "afternoon in a passage leading to iis office, and died before reaching' the hospital. At the Okoroire Golf. Tournament yesterday, Mrs. W. N.-Heather won the ladies' putting competition with a score of 18. :... . '. ' •'■'"''''',""' The cycling record, between. church and Bunedin. f was reduced yesterday, lh. 40m., by Jack: Arnst,;brotheD of.B_ Arnst, the champion, sculler. The Young Maori Party's ~conference passed a resolution yesterday ; recognising the important work being done by the . Public Health •Department amoing the Maoris. ; . - The Committee of -Union and jProgress; which has controlled! Turkish affairs since the granting of the Constitution, nasi been overthrown by the of Moihamed, a rival organisation. . An old man of about 70 years mi knocked over:by-a tramcar in Wellesleystreet last night,,and died shortly after.... On a pension certificate upon ,him was the name Murdoch MeLeod. : Matters; were mixed at the Trade 3 -Council last night .touching their -previous Dreadnought manifesto.. Several trades unions .wrote . threatening secession from.,the unpatriotic body. ' "Australia is. , about 50 years.ahead of . California _In its iabour legislation. Lal> our is, certainly a great thing in AusHarris ' Weinstocki Californian .Labour pommissiorier. ' .The National Defence League carried a motion in favour of universal training ' at St. James' Hall last night. A; small opposition element endeavoured to turb; the harmony,. but with indifFerenfi success. The position, of the Auckland Native hostelry is not viewed-with approval by the Young Maori; Party, ■which yesterday passed.a resolution expressive of itsun- :- suitabUity as a:- place ■to take; the sick arid failing; , ■..■■;"•■■:.■ ■ ? ■:.-.■.■....■: • , The Young Maori' Coriferehce at .Ohm*. mutu^yesterdaydecided.-ttiat r £iSoO : sh6uld be coll«1^-'froni-.4;fie ,;, tribe3'"living rouiid the lates to meet legat expenses respecting the'claims of Natives to" the- , owneri ■ship of the lakes. ; ■ .At Wellington l yesterday a youngman named Frederick • Armitage' -was "camniitted for trial on. a eliarge of having stolen.' notes and /"cheques totalling over , £50 from the pereon of - John: NelWellington.- - x - ; -,' " Keir Hardie, Ramsay McDonald;, Philip. .'Sndwden/'M.P.'e, and Mr.' Glasier, editor of the "!Lab6ur lieader,"-" have'resigned from, the Independent Labour Party, 1 owing to a vote of sympathy with. Mr:- Victor GTayson,-which they took as a-vote of censure. '.' ■ ' : • ; ''" ;r Wad an uproarious meeting last night, the two factions keeping up a. racket of cheers and hoots the whole time." A resorption was written oh'.a'blackboard: an 3 declared carried. on the'hands amid in-, "deseribable cpinfusiohi' - " Believing that the recent fire at Tiny aru. which, destroyed their premises wae the work of aninc^ndiarist,"the mere. Co-operative Association are ofr fering £ ! 50 for inforaiation:' as to ite origin and £200 for thelconviction of the person or. persons concerned.' ' ; At a meeting'of the Dunedin branch «f the Ljnyreince-Roxburgh : Kailway League a motion- was adopted asking the fGovernineht to 'reconsider its-' ; decision "in connection , "'with' "the <■'■ suspend sioh of work on the line: A public ; meeting of protest will he; held- neit ' The Governor starts on hie northern coastal cruise early 'to-morrow - morning. He will be back in Auckland - next month, stopping here over Empire Day. TJie Chambers of carried' a resolution asking the Government- ■■' to subsidise, the "Vancouver roiiteas a mail •service. An Auckland amendment, suggesting the'reinstatement of the ?Fr»acb service, 'was defeated.' : - ' :

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TABLE TALK. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 89, 15 April 1909

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