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WELLINGTON, October 19.

The Charitable Aid Conference began their labors with the consideration of a motion by Mr- Everest (Nelson) to defray the cost of hospitals and charitable institutions out of the Consolidated Revenue. This was lost by 14 to 9. ' The system of outdoor relief was next canvassed.. Mr Booth (Wellington) said we wantedjegislation to get at the men who .deserted women. The amount spent on charitable aid was a disgrace to the colony. Mr Bollard (Auckland) moved to abolish the outdoor relief system and substitute indoor relief. The proposition is atill being debated. -''•'■'

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CHARITABLE CONFERENCE., Issue 10448, 19 October 1897

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CHARITABLE CONFERENCE. Issue 10448, 19 October 1897

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