THE ADDRESS IN REPLY.
Manawatu Times, Volume VIII, Issue 292, 20 June 1883, Page 2
THE ADDRESS IN REPLY.
I 2tt'^e Evening 'sitting , of tie House yesterday, Mr E. Shaw' moved the usual address ;irf' reply •fwhicf 'Wie&nde'd t>y Mr E. X Lee.t »■*]'" ' lVit i Me Montgomery followed,, __He.Jfu]ly concurred m the /enoarlf n made ab ut. hi* Excellency.: L :Ttie speech was ones of the most barren over offered to thel Legislature. ,, It, contained imorexvrojrds ahd 'ess' matter than any he had known, tje srongly condemned Htiefi delay m caHing; .P^iam-jct togethe*} ttiid.^oSgh.« toe ercuse as to the alterations being unfinished was quite' tenable. He^be- ! lieved aji thereXp'enditure Wee' KEayliad -been quite illegals ! &t to' tfie I direct steam service tenders, the Ministry could_»ot have" expected any sane man to Render i undeirli'Bitdli>' r bb)iaitjons. last session kept back-the estimates tdsecure support rbv giving _ yo.tes . r to favoured (disfiHcts, "SbntriSySo^i&aat promises, and to the Roads and Bridges instruction Act. 3?he- House would insist on having the estimates down m ;good time thipr; gfelidn"/ K^iMinisters might express an opiniou on reform of ' 7 bu,t i-they «dai¥ainot'3 perili [the^^ea^.b^hb/^gingdhiaxßiil^iliFlthe* I>piiiipns I (didLino.ti:Buit;;:tfaeyiJwduld J ''be T , changed^- [He bbjecte*<to: the* ap^oiritP ments t^ theCoudicil, espeeiaJl/o'f men whQihaxl-biEfeffr^ee^db^cbnViituenc^ The ;■■ chlpny^wouitfr 1 f! cbntriiliid : ; by ■*inftaeiiiße|i,?-4f rdformed; 'epe'edily; aud" tproi&Elj» ! ; fct > e Veoinicil -i yos& :tos.X' v -ssj£ ; be;re^oyj[d^ . c , 7 f, iM| Feigns .briefly ajppke m- reply Jo- MT^Montgoraery,,;^ ife t -,710wn0 zmtroii jMfcßatbgate strongly, condemned .the' a^eech fi?Cui!t«sjbarreutte : isv> and denied that^heiOpJoj3y J ,wa,iin)a pio«p>r.ouf c&aX ditioD as represented. There was grow, ing fiakncia'li depressidn^ificreasing^^ intensity every week, but the speech proposed noCform of ? reliei^^ince the present Government topk office the cojonynh'ad.on ? ot. enjdyeU' } a 1 mercjal prosperity. He ad vocated a freebreakfast table. Proper means were not i^d/tbCinduce^e't'fe^it^ toicomehere, f Sir G-. Grey briefly (spojee. iMajor Atkinson said if Mr Montgomery and-sir~.George Grey iwantedrarnew , system-df- taxatiW r they mdved an amendment— on the Address, Tand have settled the question at once. pe Wbverpment had aiat^iP-buMb'esrL 'ready,.and^9ped.to^hjiveujhQrtfses»ion. It would, rest with Mr Monteomerv to ;say <m(fcfiw mm W'Wf i Gowrnra^t^ere willing to • try^on'cln. siojwlat-any timlßj ! 'br^dn f auy^»iib l je?t«, so as to get on with'^the! real work? '»■'■ -*> Mr Fi»h a|i 0 addrgijei %' House, opposing th.c government. After theriijsaal! Wjournine'nt' -the Jfi'irj^ -Thompson compline^^bF the' delay m calling tha-House together. ! was farp§9&ete|^,kW^nsider ! the estimates, after halfUhe money WM mefnbors , to net as many money voteit ag }pO«Slby/%^ißW ß^» down their estimates and-resist all pres* Aurij to alter, them f r-:MF Seddon moved the; adjournment' -of tti6 ' l aebite and the House rose u afe3ll.^)/x