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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY

* The Canterbury Provincial Council has passed a clause in'the Education Bill authorising a uniform household rale of £1 per annum, and of 5s for each child up to four in number attending the public schools of the province. Tho system is almost entirely assimilated to that of Nelson. ******* The first dog show, in the Province, of Canterbury was held at Christchureh today. There were 97 entries of various breeds, and as an inaugural show it was very encouraging. ******* A league, entitled the. Colonial Industries League, has been formed at Auckland. The object is to secure tho return tn the General Assembly of members favorable to encouraging colonial productions by means of a protective tariff or by bonuses. ******* Tho Omeo, on her last trip from Dunedin to the Bluff, took down four dozen boxes of bread consigned to a resident at the latter.-place. It must not be supposed that there was any scarcity of the stall' ot life in Campbelltown. but the fact was that it could he bought iu Dunedin i and sold at the Bluff for 2d per 41b loaf £ less than the Invercargill price. j j

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY, Evening Star, Issue 15648, 12 November 1914

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY Evening Star, Issue 15648, 12 November 1914

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