[Per United Press Association.]
AUCKLAND, May 17. Mr Mltchelson has deferred his departure for Wellington till Monday,
Hanlan has decided to return to America by the mail boat on Monday. The rowing clubs are arranging a carnival on Lake Takapuna to-morrow. A. Nidd’s bankruptcy in connection with a land syndicate has been annulled, full satisfaction having been given for all claims.
WELLINGTON, May 17.
The City Council, by the casting vote of the Mayor, declined not to enforce rates on schools, lodge-rooms, etc,, until after next session.
The destructor is working rather better ; but there is apparently more rubbish than it can consume, and most of the metal debris has to be sorted out and put on one side, A crack, apparently caused by settlement, bos developed in the chimney stack. Yesterday some cartridges got amongst the rubbish and caused considerable alarm by exploding and blowing out one of the doors. The bell for the post office dock, a ton and a-half in weight, was successfully cast yesterday. It is said to be the largest in the colony.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7909, 17 May 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7909, 17 May 1889
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