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By the Way.

Some bSg Court dayß. Mr'Q-reen'had^a big 'majority. 80 had'Mf MacQ-ibboD. ' «JJB* H Wili at large. f . Holderk' of ( Otago, fishing licenses. can have tjietn endorsed as, available for BouthJ#nd\ .w.aterfl, by applying to Mr Wllkie or Mr Burt. Some fine specimens of old Saxon on • the Waikaia BUhimotifeesl The language Was sb'etrong that the ink dried up, on the tyr^e 1 'and we had to draw it— mild. Mr,,l?V',iß..!F«rgus6n ,v»ill be granted ft fishing by the Otago Society. The scratch cricket matches arranged for Fridays, , .have., never Gome off yet. Will ( there.^ be.tter . Nominations, for the; Mayoralty have to b£iiH)>-by.!;ißat.urdpy>' Two can* dida'esiout now, 11 ; !•• ••' • ■> " ■■ •• Sir Julius V^gel and , the Speaker at loggerheads.' \ "VVfy 1 'gfjd'd' sale at the yards on Tuesday,;,' 'A,il the sheep sold audmosb of th^jcatjtle^ , ; ,i ; , , If the name oi' Poverty Flat ia not PovertyjFl.ajir^^spraething, else, what is the name of, ,tb at something else 1 • Both,^es^rs Greea i aud Mac Gibbon Lad rppw votea than /those. 'o£ their op-* ponenfeiad^ficl/ together I.'1 .' ' ■'• " ' 'A Dunedin Sympathiser,' Bend^ 10a to the" > fcdit'6f'.'oi j lh'e ri v Otag;b ' Daily TimeY' Tb^ 1 tih I 6, 1 w | idbw and chilclren of the l^W^'si'S ewal'i, ' e xt ) The O^.C. stewards. have disallowed Mr O'Brien's protest against Lochiel, winner .of the,,, Oup, and paid the utakegj jOyer to Mr Stead. Th!e' ( Hon iTohn Johnston die y at Wellington , on Wednesday afternoon 1 . He was head of the firm of well-known merchants, Johnston and Co. It is nearly nrqualiter/ of a century since he was ffl^Ued ; tO; the Legislative '■■ 'Council) ' «nd frqm 1866 to 1877 ho held ate in tb«< 'Stafford ' Ministry portfolio. ' )1! ' ' Of tKii 49'imemberB of the Council, 14 tibtho beginning of the «es«ionhad oaned: Ihe 'rtllotted' '^ah > of life," and 1 W)tae n f6ttf r ar' r fiVe' iHeffiber's Md lived a decade owp^ja 1 jth.o , f nrs,e w ,Bpore years ; and «^nV|,j' „'... , , , _• .> -,;,■. •; The jSovejnment, hope to holdi the ftext fi^ion iof Parliament: in April ' if fomhh. .'■ ■';••:) •'' .■•'•: ■_ "Thertotaliaatoris to be suppressed in Launoeston, Tasmania. >111 "' i! Mr Fish breughfr-xiown-the House (he other night by au allusion to, his. • firtgrut^l^naJjdy^g.lQi,,. t D i 5. Government piouiiae to consider the (Jeßirableneas of .ha.v^Dg,, refreshment ears on the rail W ay h when the leases of the refre'shaientrobniH expire. The Rev M Baxter, a clergyman of the Church of England; fixes the' end of thei world at .3 p.m. on Thursday, llth Aprils 1901. There is nothing like BSing'acdurate. The, .first section of . , the . Midland Milway,' I'roin ' ' Briinnerton, to Kakiri •UtioDj near .Lake Brunner, eight miles In lerjgth* is ready for traffio: ' A 1 woman with a good farm and property •• 'at !I W«>'odvi)li>,' worth at least" Ll2dO; "'With a 'liability 'of .only L 79,. has bVeU' ' In rt;c«; >pt. of 30s per month as charitable 1 aid! When two members of the Houae called, upOn Mr John. Bryce during the recent recess they found him attired in » pair "of newiy seated pants and tuckefctaijp , shirt eleeyes, working out an abstruse 0 problem with a piece of ehalk_on a barn door. Mr/it, d- Creagh is in Sydney, looking well and healthy.' If oth»; Government loan proposals are carried, it is said Lll o,ooo will be devoted' to the Otago Central. Fw "Auckland.' 1 the average dividend |in bankrupt is nearly 2a 4d in fe n the pound ; for Wellington and JSelon, 1,3s, i! lO^d in the pound; for Canterbury^ 3s Hd in the pound ; and for Otago and Southland, ia 5d in the pourid. '■•■■"'■•■■■ ■''• -■ Thtfel'Mr ,G $ Bell in a letter to the 'jjjtyago Daily Timea ' : If our railways ..i^; ,t V tiouth Island are to be saoce^fuliy, managed, we must have a Bon-politfoal : bbard with its headquar(ere icpDuuediri. The Victorian lines have^alwaytt'oeen 1 ' better ipanaged than onrs/and 1 : theVpr'eseht;', prospei^ty of. their^,|jg ! ej iftwilß is, largely owing to a tfoorougljljr,,. good and cheap train TCrvioe/^Qd within; the last year return tickets jhfcve been' issued available for longer 'dates; •■■■•• i The°Moß^iel byelaws were upaet in a $ftlvatfoii iirmy caae th,e p'ther day beofcUße I "tliey r had not been published; in t^e (ll boroqgh Beven clear days bef orfi the date fixed for Jtheir coming f«ro<-, We i manage 'these things fc%e*;to' IGdre;1 Gdre; '.'■.' ''" '"' i:! ■ ".-'•• " 4 n f ' extraordinarily fine new white wheat is described in the English paper? as producing 80 to 88 bushels per acre, with length of straw of 7 ft, whiohy it is thought, will place wheatgrowing in England on a better footing than iJiiß previously been the cab'e. This wheat^'iß perfectly distinct, is, bearded, but tlfi'ijwnß drop off at harvest. The ehafti^moothj .the berry white, and the quality \\ unusually !good for euch an enormous yielder. It has been crown'; by '*' Messrs Oakghort' 'and MiU latd,ot4ading;- ! ; ■".•:.;■';. •' V ; ' The'latlier' and mother of Harold Joseph Fin'iay, who dibd at Wellington on Saturday, from skin disease,. !o were censuradiiy a coroner's jury for neglect. Dr Collins, in his evidence; Baid that j during|22y«arß he had never seen Buch terrible ulceraiion, the neok being one mass' •of sores ; other portions of the body^ being also affected. Dr Collins" 'thought that death resulted from '.neglect in the parents not properly attending to the child, and keeping him clean. Harry Kerr, aged nine, and Maud Klmer aged 11, were drowned in a oreek near the freezing works, Timaru, on Mflhday. A tfaseby solicitor, Mr G F Rowlatt, has been suspended by the Appeal Court,, for ,two years for improper praotM#s. From the affidavits it appeiiwd that Mr Rowlatt had receivetHLlO for the purpose of taking pSfcee'dWgs on behalf of J Wheeler to make. him bankrupt, filed a petition in the wrong district, and afterwards be received, a further sum of Ufr

tb pay the fees for filing in the proper district, but never filed the pelitiou or took other proceedings, ; ' 7

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By the Way., Mataura Ensign, Volume 10, Issue 722, 18 November 1887

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By the Way. Mataura Ensign, Volume 10, Issue 722, 18 November 1887

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