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(P3R PBESS ASSOCIA72ON.) London, November 9* The " Pall Mall Gazette " states that the objection of the Queensland people to the appointment of Sir H. A, Blake as Governor has caused ungrateful persons to promoto a separation morement fond. In the House of Commons the question of Hr H. A. Blake's appointment to the Governorship of Queensland was brought up by the Bight Hon H, 0. K. Childers and Mr Henniker Heaton, Baron de Worms, replying to those gentlemen, said he was confident that the House, and also the press, would support the appointment made bj the Colonial Office, despite the objection raised bj Sir Thos. Mcllwraith, the Premier of Queensland. On the motion of Mr W. A. Macarthur, member for f-t Austell, further discussion on the question was postponed until Monday. London, November 10. The "Standard" referring to Bir H. A. Blake's appointment to Queensland, says that the Colonial Office has exhibited a want of taot, which it has frequently manifeuted m dealing with yonng, spirited, and highly sensitive colonies. The paper adds that, m , the long run the colonies will not consent to be wounded and thwarted when they consider their feelings ought to be consulted. Lord Knutsford, being at Balmoral, I will be unable to decide the question of Sir H. A. Blake's appointment; to Queensland until the end of the week. The Liberals and Parnellites hare instanced Sir fl. A. Blake's Irish record* The question of the appointment will be raised m the House of Commons on Monday, mmmmtmtmmmm ______

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 12 November 1888

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THE QUEENSLAND GOVERNOR Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 12 November 1888