AUCKLAND, June 6. Mr Withy, member for Newton, returned from his European tour by the Mararoa to-day.
it is stated that the old house of Henderson and M'Farlane has been rehabilitated, and that they propose to resume trading operations in the South Seas. They are stated to have bought back for LBOO their bankrupt estate, which was given up years ago to the bauk as security for L 44,000, and which had been placed on the English market for L 66.000 without success. Henderson and M'Farlane were accustomed to do business over a large expanse of the Pacific field, their operations reaching from the Carolines in the far East to Christmas Island and the Penryn Islands in the West, their chief station, however, being the island of Snrwarow, recently annexed by Great Britain.
WELLINGTON, June 6,
The Chief Commissioner of Railways has received assurances from business firms in Christchurch and Dunedin, and from travellers, that the alteration in the time of the express train is working very satisfactorily. The Minister of Lands has received a letter complaining of the scarcity of laborers, and urging the Government to get over a number from Australia.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7926, 6 June 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7926, 6 June 1889
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