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INTERPROVINCIAL.

Per Press Association.)

AUCKLAND, this day. Mr. V. H. Potter, a returned soldier is the official ' Reform candidate for Roskill seat, for which. Mr. J. H. Gunson, Mayor of Auckland, is a candidate as an Independent. ROTORUA, last night. At a meeting of the Bay of Plenty Development League, it was decided to urge tho construction of a branch railway from Whakatane, also the opening up of the Urewera Country, the purchase of the Tauarou (Galatea) station for returned soldiers, and giving* backblock settlers more consideration regarding postal facilities. WHAKATANE, this day. Mr. Patrick Keegan, Parliamentary candidate, topped the poll at the election of two borough councillors yesterday. Mr. W. F. Moody was second of the three candidates. Mr. F. F. Hockley, an old Parliamentary figure, and Mr. E. C. Banks, of the Education Council, are visiting Whakatane, arranging for the Parliamentary campaign. PALMERSTON, N.. this day. .- At the Police Court, Henry Wong Gye pleaded guilty to charges of obtaining £5 Uy means of a valueless cheque and attempting to obtain £60 by means of a valueless cheque. . He was committed to the Supreme Court for sentence. WANGANUI, this day. Beautiful weather was experienced on the occasion of Lord and Lady Liverpool's visit to Wanganui. After, an inspection of the collegiate school cadets and school. His Excellency went out to Mangamahu to lunch at Mr. W. J. Palson's. Lady Liverpool inspected the infants' school and opened the Plunket Home, the only one of its class in tho North Island. It has a capacity of 12 cots for infants, a mothers' ward, and provision for older children than infants. The home was a bequest to the. borough by the late J. G. Stewart. Lndy Liverpool later opened the Convent school. This afternoon a public reception was given to Lord and Lady Liverpool at the Sargeant Gallery . CHRISTCHURCH, this day. Sales reported : <GoldsboroUgb, Mort. and Co. (Melbourne). £2 7s 3d; P. and O. deferred stocks, £6 10s: Whitcombs and . Tombs, £6 12s 6d.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLVI, Issue 15041, 16 October 1919

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLVI, Issue 15041, 16 October 1919

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