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London, November 21. Lord Dunraven said that if a colony is granted the right to" select its own Governor, it might equally ask to have a.voicei^. choosing the Sovereign of the Empire, He admitted, howeyer, that the great .autonomous colonies might reasonably expect their Governor to be a gentleman of a certain status and position. Eyery legitimate means ought to .be ; taken to ascertain beforehand 5 if the "proposed appointments are likely to be acceptable. .... < Kord Lnutsford replied that he wag not unmindful of thin. Sir^ H/ Blake, m the course of an interview, stated that he considered the opposition to his appointment emanated from a. small section of the Irish party. The "8t Stephen's Review" says the Cabinet have decided that Sir H, A. Blake shall not go to Queensland, and are prepared to inform Colonial Ministries of names of the Governors before they are finally appointed.

Stdnet, November 22. In the House of Assembly Sir H. Parkes' motion that an address be presented to the Queen with reference to the appointment of future Governors, was carried by 45 to 2. An amendment, proposed by Mr David Buchanan, member for Central Cumberland, m favor ; of political separation between England and New South Wales, was rejected. (Received November 23, 12 20 p.m.) ■ London, November 22. 1 - In. the House of Commons, Mr Edwin J. Be Lisle, M.E for Loughborough has given notice to move for the appointment of a Committee to consider the conditions under which colonial Governors are appointed.

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THE APPOINTMENT OF GOVERNORS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 23 November 1888

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THE APPOINTMENT OF GOVERNORS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 23 November 1888

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