Default

Default

This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

LATEST PARLIAMENTARY.

FEOM OUE OWN CORRESPONDENT. Wellington, Oct. 13. Messrs Shephard and Stewart are both in difficulties with their constituents, who naturally complain of their broken promises. This, of course, is not at all likely to affect Mr Shephard, but may have some influence on Mr Stewart. At present parties are divided so equally that one man can turn the scale either way. The three Maori members take a deal of shepherding) and Shepherd takes a deal of promising. It takes all Sir George Grey’s best coaching to persuade the young members .that it is right to stonewall the measures they were sent to support. It is probable that a little of the real truth as to our finance niay be allowed to leak out to-morrow, and it should have some effect upon the votes of men who care anything about the colony. Neither Mr Pyke nor Mr Stewart were at the Opposition dinner on Saturday, although the ‘ ‘ Chronicle ” says the former made an excellent speech there, and also assures its readers that they may expect a majority of eleven in favor of Macandrew’s no-confidence motion.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item
Bibliographic details
Word Count
186

LATEST PARLIAMENTARY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 8, 14 October 1879

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working