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AUCKLAND, September 11. Charles Sinclair, who was injured by an accident on the wharf, is dead. WELLINGTON, September 11. The movement to erect a memorial to the late Mr Tallis Triranell met with so much success that £6O or £7O was subscribed at once in the room. A committee was appointed, with power to add to their number, in all parts of New Zealand, as it Was com sidered that the memorial should be of a colonial Hud not of a parochial character, Mr Green way, representative of the Cassell’s Company, will be in Wellington for some time negotiating with the Government for the purchase of the company’s patent rights. The matter was only awaiting the Premier s arrival, and will probably be concluded in a day or two. The sum mentioned is £15,000.
The Colonial Sugar Company have applied to the Government to impose an extra duty of £2 per ton on beet sugar, on the ground that it interferes with the refining industry. The Women’s Franchise League have asked the Government to increase the capitation grant to education boards to enable cooking to be taught in the public schools. Colonel Pitt has received a formal letter of thanks to the contingent from the Government.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 10417, 11 September 1897
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 10417, 11 September 1897
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