[From Our Parliamentary Reporter.!
: WELLINGTON, October 16. ■ - Rrokcn. Pairs. Mr Massey, the Opposition whip, writes a- letter to the «Evening Post' that unless an apology is offered in the House, by the Ministerial whip for accusing Mr Fraser and Mr Lethbridge of breaking their pairs with Messrs R. M'Kenzie arid O'Regan respectively the Opposition will refuse to grant any further pairs during the session. The Registered Hotels BIU to be introduced by Mr Flatman provides that in districts where publicans' licenses ceaae to exist suitable ym accommodation shall, be furnished by registered hotels apart from the sale of alcoholic liquors. Inspectors ..of police are to have power to register and issue certificates for houses possessing such accommodation for ordinary board and lodging and being conducted in such a manner as would qualify them to be licensed as public-houses within the meaning of the Licensing Acta. The houses are to be classified according to the maximum amount to be charged thereat for ordinary board and lodging per diem. Advertisements relating le such, houses must specify their'class, and a list of registered houses is to be'published in the railway time tables. The fee for registration and certificate is 40s. Charges in excess of those stated in the certificate are forbidden. I Registered houses are to be, save as respeots I liquor, subject/to the same pains and penalties as licensed hotels. w Penalties for breaches of the Act are not to exceed £5.
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POLITICAL GOSSIP., Evening Star, Issue 10447, 18 October 1897
POLITICAL GOSSIP. Evening Star, Issue 10447, 18 October 1897
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