NOMINATION FOR THE GREY.
Gektmodth, June 9. At the nomination to-day only three candidates; .were "proposed :—Messrs FitzGdrald, Morris, aind Weston. The shpw ;oC bands was Weston 70, FitzGerald 40, Morris 6. Mr Morris did not make * his appearance. Mr Weston’s speech was mostly the reiteration x>£.the> previous one at the public hall.. He declared himself an inde-pendent-candidate, who would step in betweep both parties to obtain justice for Grey Valley. He would. not rush to turn oaf the Hall Government, nor oppose* them .till,they lost his confidence. r Mr Fitz Gerald made a very energetic harangue, but adhered to the mainrpoints of his previous deliverance. He would -support the Government. He favored a subsidy to Catholic schools,, and would poll-tax the Chinese out of the-colony. ■ He denied that he was. -a Government nominee or squatter’s man. He , would tax the large wool 'growers. Much interest was. displayed at the'nomination, and a keen contest is expected.
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NOMINATION FOR THE GREY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 367, 10 June 1881
NOMINATION FOR THE GREY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 367, 10 June 1881
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