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MR. SHEEHAN M.H.R. AT THE THAMES.

' GBiaaatsTOWfrj«Ybgte#d4y»d'n .■ £ "’disjjrict, addressed' 1 tliV^jai^cS&S’at* 1 ‘‘ Royal this, qveningj About 6(H) jjpre Wil&nsoli* thd* iPdpppinK the chair.—Mr suf- • ferihg nfbm a aeverd^attkik 11 ©!' quinsy in • tKe 1 tMi^ 1 n^arffpi^g'fui" 1 miwqmitwf ■ of an hour. Heafintt C<{eeeQ&faK£&e Pate* question andhis connection-with the i, defending hia-conduct and main* ng his his Section with thmmudi tftked of quesHe said he deserted his ■party, and was BtdlSone|Tpf Sir George Gray’s wannest adffliWrabtd- firm supporters. He hsdMranHA bring Sir •George Grey outlmp'uHrapmmant at Kawau and placo&im u|P%h€»<poßition of Superintendent oMne' AuiUand province, ■ and had nevte Tfetmfca JOK old man’s eloquenke, w&twerVLttMiSlfrennces they might have had on the land qnesn&B3SJMft[n to local mattezs, add said- that Vji were they indebted tb tfrdGrey’Cfoveraministration for their success in Native - - and public works matters.— After defend* ing the late Administration with regard Oouhty flodndlsiT jßoada Board*, fe apdi'ftet.» 'nther forms of Government 'placed the old provifaffiSn System, *sj«reur T Which henaid ought never to have been <«spenied witfc». A b « such districts aa thel’hapiaaOPil^yiJVaifejaeft-j trea. He-aaid-thet he should netesasete' -advocate reform in local Government, and | -concluded by stating that hd wahJSiiowin a i better position independently to advocate ; the bf heThittf ever been. A number of kcal ■ tire confidence jras proposed, followed by , an amendment qfinMKof confidence; but only half a were held up for ,the amendm'ei|BMßf|rilowing motion I jbeing carried That this .jneeting hsrim^pi^BwßjeWWySana’s address, destrawMw expresses entire confidence inflini as their, representative. ?».->t * n >*! T* >i# KHuf <;. ufciTTir i. I 1." wirir- ■

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MR. SHEEHAN M.H.R. AT THE THAMES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 381, 28 June 1881

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MR. SHEEHAN M.H.R. AT THE THAMES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 381, 28 June 1881

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