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MISCELLANEOUS WIRES.

(Pbess Association.— Copsright.) LONDON, Wednesday. Ths Croquet Association of New South Wales has become affiliated to the English Association, which has presented gold and silver medals for competition at Sydney. It is suggested that the regulations should be mailed in time for the competitions in October. MELBOURNE, Thursday. The Federal House has agreed to the postponement of the Budget debate to enable the estimates to be put through. Mr Deakin, Premier, promised to give full opportunity to discuss the financial as well as the practical side of new naval proposals. The Postmaster-General .states that there will be no delay as soon as funds are available for installing a system of wireless telegraphs. AUCKLAND, Thursday. The exports from Auckand in August showed an increase in most lines compared with August, 1908, and in frozen beef, flax, and tallow, increases on last month's exports. The gold export was £63,590 against £57,197 in the previous year. The rainfall in Auckland for August was 7.23 inches. The average fall is August is 4.33. WELLINGTON, Thursday. During August 221 estates were certified for stamp duty, the largest being that o£ Henry Dent Gardiner, Christchurch, £123,348. The largest Nelson estate was that of Hugh G. O'Beirne, £18,872. DUNEDIN, Thursday. Light snow fell in the city overnight. Tho high levels have a thick coating.

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MISCELLANEOUS WIRES., Nelson Evening Mail, Volume XLIII, Issue XLIII, 2 September 1909

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MISCELLANEOUS WIRES. Nelson Evening Mail, Volume XLIII, Issue XLIII, 2 September 1909

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