When in Westport Mr Cadman said that fully £IO,OOO was spent on the West Coast last year in compensating landholders for proclaiming sludge- channels, and many streams were still unproclaimed because the claims were too exorbitant to be entertained. ' • .
The Christchurcb. City Council have decided to put a Jubilee clock tower in- hand at a probable cost of £950. An aged man who drowned himself at bpalding was the sixth member of his family to oommit suicide.
; A male child, nine months old, dressed in flannelette, fairly clad, with a feeding bottle beside it, was found,at one o'clock yesterday morning in Western Park, Auckland.: Two young men who were going home beard.the wail of an infant tinder the tree*, and went and found the baby and took, it to the. Newton police station.
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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 10419, 14 September 1897