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PARLIAMENTARY ITEMS.

(From our own Correspondent.)

Wellington, July 24.

Last night, in speaking on the Maori Lands Bill, Mr. De Lautour brought some grave charges against Mr. Bryce, accusing him of acting with Mr. Sheehan, and a ring of land speculators, to procure land for themselves. This afternoon Mr. Bryce replied with the indignation and power of an honest man, and showed that Mr, De Lautour had : made statements for which he had no foundation. Mr. Bryce concluded by saying that if he (Mr. Bryce) had made swell charges against any man on such an utterly baseless foundation he would never again hold up his head in that House.

Dr. Wallis spoke the last hour of the afternoon on women’s rights, in the course of which he said that women were specially qualified to be nurses, comforters, teachers, and moral elevators, while men were specially qualified to be soldiers, sailors, fighters, gaolers, butchers, and members of this House. The Maori Lands Bill was read a second time this afternoon, without a division. On the proposal that the Bill be committed for Friday, Sir G. Grey made an attempt to defend Mr. De Lantour, but so completely failed that he did not elicit a cheer even from his own supporters.

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PARLIAMENTARY ITEMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 129, 22 July 1880

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