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[pKIl CHESS ASSOCIATION.] A Sensible ChiefHawera, To-day. Pato, chief of the Tongahoe hapus, has induced the Taiporheiuii and Matengarara natives to settle down at them respective homes, and this will probably result in all the Ngatinmuis dispersing. Sir William Meets Bryce. Sir William Fox passed through this morning to meet Mr Bryce at Oeo. The Mount Somers Contract. Wellington. To-day. The following tenders have been received at the Public Works Office for permanent way extension contract, No. 2, main line to Upper Ashburton :—James Cranston, Dunedin, L 3,667 (accepted.) The following were declined ; —Jesse Coates, Palmerston South, L 3,949 11s ; Stuart and Lamb, Christchurch, L 3,976 9s lOd ; McGrath and Co., Christchurch, L 4,309 7s 2d ; John Stenson, Lyttelton, L 4,427 17s 4d. A Denominationalist. New Plymouth, To-day.

Major Brown addressed the electors of the town last evening. He declared himself in faver of a Land tax as introduced by Sir George Grey, and assistance being given to denominational schools. He was in favor of a limited protection to local industries. A vote of confidence was carried.

Scratched. Dunedin, To-day. Mr Larnach has retired from the contest for Dunedin.

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TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 501, 25 November 1881

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TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 501, 25 November 1881

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