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(Per United Pbkw Assoousion. |

AUCKLAND, Jolt 31.

It is thought that there will be no hurry about making the appointment of a successor to the late Judge Gillies, aa the Government will not appoint an acting- Judge, as they did for Mr Justice Johnston. The difficulties which they experienced in regard to Judge Ward were a warning to them. In all probability Mr Justice Richmond will come to Auckland and fill the office here for some time, leaving the Chief Justice to do all the work at Wellington. Mr C. C. M'Millan, of the firm of Macarthur and Co., has returned from a visit to Europe. He states that New Zealand is a favored colony in the estimation of the people at Home. It is spoken of more than any other colony, but the fatal drawback is the Property Tax of Sir Harry Atkinson. But for this capital and population would commence again to flow to New Zealand in no restricted stream.


Lord Cranloy has developed symptoms of fever, and his state, though not alarming, causes somo anxiety. Tho latest information says that he remains in much the same condition as yesterday, the temperature being rather high. The little girls have been sent to Lowry Bay. At the Police Court this morning Robert Bullen, ex-inspector of police, was charged with assaulting Mrs Macinder, and was bound over to keep the peace for six months, himself in LIOO and two sureties of LSO each. The charge of breaking into and entering Mrs Macinder'a houße is to be heard tomorrow.

The oity doctors have been interviewed respecting the alleged prevalence of typhoid fever. So far as can be ascertained there are ten cases in the city. REEFTON, July 31.

A shock of earthquake of ten seconds' duration, with a strong percussive movement, was felt here at 9.30 last night. The County Council got over LIOO for gold duty from thia month's production from the local mines.

GREYMOUTH, July 31. A slight shock of earthquake was felt hero at 9.30 last night. Robert Campbell, seventy-six years old, a servant at Gilmer's Hotel, was found drowned in a small zinc-lined case in the hotel garden. Williams, a carpenter, was found drowned in the lagoon this morning. WESTPORT, July 31.

Ihe Cape Foulwind labor difficulty has been settled. The contractors agree to the Union terms—viz., that all employes on the works must be Union men, and that the standard rate of wages will be paid. Nonunionists will be eligible for admission into the Union.

A sharp shook of earthquake was felt at 9.20 laßt night.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Issue 7973, 31 July 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Issue 7973, 31 July 1889

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