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Sir George Grey.- —Sir George Grey related his grievances to the Thames electors on Saturday. Regarding his unseating for Christchurch ho said : —They (the Thames electors) were good enough to return him their representative, but to gain another seat and to promote their interest he consented to stand for Christchurch. If he had been the sitting member for Christchurch he would not have done less for their welfare. The dispute which arose and the determination which was come to, to unseat him for that place, was not justly arrived at. It was directly contrary to the laws of England, and a cruel thing to the electors of Christchurch, to have one forced upon thorn whom they had rejected. It was a matter in which all electors were interested, and one to which he would return next session. It had been said he intended to leave New Zealand, but he had no intention of doing so until he saw democratic institutions established and in full force.

Tenders. CARTING. TENDERS are invited 100,000 bushels "rain Particulars can be obtair MR. E. SAUI MR. 11. W. Pi Oi 4G4g saund: WAKANDI ROAD TO BUILDEE TENDERS .arc invited fo: to Overseer’s COTTA( tions can be seen at the ] and tenders will be recer on WEDNESDAY, Feb. l: FOOKS 31c—48Go Surveyors t Y. NEW ZEALAND RA KAWAKAWA RA] TAUMARERE CONTRA TION ONLY. LENC ONE MILE. Public Work Wellington, 15th Ja Y7TTEITTEN TENDERS ** at this otlice, urn WEDNESDAY the 25th F for the above contract, addressed to the Hon. the Public Works, Wellington outside “ Tender forTauma Plans and specifications n the Public Works Offices after the 21st instant, and Grahamstown, KawaKawa, and Dunedin on arrival of that date. Telegraphic ten addressed and marked, will oresented at any telegrc ■TOON of the same vided that written tender are lodged at a District Engineer’s Office by the sa accompanied by a cheque in the town where the ter such cheque to be specially banker as good for twentyto be in favor of the Rec Deposit Account only, and or order. The lowest or a not necessarily be accepted By command, JOHN BLA( 4390 Engineer in Charge, 1 To Let and for I THE undersigned has PROPERTIES to LI chasing clause, or FOR Si terms of payment—--fl KA ACRES good W] a ]] ploughed and ploughing for wheat ; situa miles from the township.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 59, 10 February 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 59, 10 February 1880