NEW ZEALAND TELEGRAMS
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Wellington, July 24. The city council are not paying the medloal men reporting measles, not considering that they are a highly Infectious diaeaßb. The excursionists from Wanganul river returned through after three days' travel. The party went up the river In the steamer Warau and landed about 20 members and 30 others. They only stayed at Plpiriki a few minutes. It rained moat of the time. July 25. A meeting of the executive committee of the Municipal Association was held today. The Municipal Corporations Act Amendment Bill, introduced by the Premier, was considered, and It was decided to Instruct the secretary to write a strong letter to the Government on the subject. The action of the Danedln city council in reference to the proposed electric tramway in that city was endorsed. \ A public meeting was held at Johnsonville last night to Consider a statement published by Mr H. W. London that one of his children had died from a cold contracted through being made to alt near a broken window in the State school. Several speakers thought that ' the window should have been repaired without delay, bat the committee explained that the new glass had been broken while on the way from Wellington. A motion was carried that exonerated the committee and teacher from blame. Thames, July 25. Mr James M'Gowan is not to be opposed for the Thames seat. At a public meeting held on Saturday night to consider the advisability of running a working man against Mr M'Gowan, about 400 were present. It was decided by 46 to 34 not to oonbest this by-election, but to fight the general election. The majority of those pres3nt refrained from votlDg. Dunedin, Jay 25. The Times, speaking authoritatively, says that nothing is likely to coma of the proposed match between the combined Canterbu y and Otago team and the New Zealand representative football team, as apart from the number of other objections, no time is available to get the Canterbury and Otago team together. Auckland, July 25. At the Employers' AsßOoiatlon meeting it was agreed that the present Shop Assistants' Act gave every facility to assistants in shoos for a weekly . half -holiday. The association protested in toto against Mr Shera's Restraint of Municipalities Bill and the Shipping and Seamen's Bill. Telegrams are to be sent to the Government pointing out that the bill will be unworkable If passed into law, and very prejudicial to the trade of the companies.
At the inquest on the woman found on Takapuna beach, an open verdict waß returned. The body was not identified. A new rifle association has bsen farmed by the Auckland volunteer shooting re* presentatlve association for the promotion of competition in rifle practice with the Australian coloaies. Provision will be made for sending teams to England If needed.
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NEW ZEALAND TELEGRAMS, Grey River Argus, Issue 7688, 26 July 1893
NEW ZEALAND TELEGRAMS Grey River Argus, Issue 7688, 26 July 1893
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