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[PMB. PRESS ASSOOUTIOIT.) ; Christohukch, May 23. The Commission appointed to enquire as to the incorpor tion of the Samaritan Home as a separate institution met today, and sfter considering the question of procedure decided that the Charitable Aid Board should open. The Commission then adjourned till June 15. At the Magistrate's Court Sophie Minifie was charged with breaking into dwellings at Addington and stealing articles and money. She was remanded for medical examination. Margaret- Webster, charged with stealing goods from' a shop, was ordered to remain at the Samaritan House for six months. In the event of her leaving the ome she would be sentenced to two months' imprisoement, There were 38 previous convictions,

George Hunter charged with stealing a horse cover at Sutnner was sentenced to one month. The Board of Conciliation gave its decision in the Rangiora carpenters dispute. The recommendations generally are the same as in a similar dispute at Chriskchurch, and upheld tbe contention of the men that travelling expenses should be paid for country work. They fixed the suburban limit at two miles from the employer's yard, overtime to be paid as time and a quarter for the first 4 hours and time and a half afterwards. Wellington, May 23. In Craig's case, after taking a portion of the evidence, the case was adjourned till Wednesday. The first meeting of the newly constituted Victoria College Council was held to-day. Mayor Blair was elected Chairman. A committee was appointed to draw up a scheme of work for the Council. It was mentioned that there were some small defects in the act which would require amending, and Sir R Stout said that he feared so mnch money had been devoted to scholarships that there would not be enough for the prosessor's salaries and working expenses. Wellington, May 24. During an altercation early this morning between three men, named . Maloney, Larsen and Crexsey and the proprietor of an oyster saloon, It is alleged that M'Kenz'e, the proprietor, stabbed Maloney In the right Bide and also wounded Larsen. M 4 KeDzle has been arrested on a charge of wounding. Later. The man M'Kenz'e, accused of stabbing Maloney, nras remanded till Monday. Nelson, May 25. This afternoon the steamer Mawhera was lying (n shelter at Totaranu*. Bad weather (s reported from Golden Bay, trees aud timber coming down the river, and the local steamer reports seeing a sulky floating out of the Parapara river. The Collector of Gustoum here received a telegram asking him to request the captains of steamers toflook out for the steadier Nile, of 20 tons, which left Weatpert on Monday mornlDg for Foxton.

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NEW ZEALAND TELEGRAMS, Grey River Argus, Volume LVII, Issue 9987, 26 May 1898

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NEW ZEALAND TELEGRAMS Grey River Argus, Volume LVII, Issue 9987, 26 May 1898

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