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LORD ONSLOW

The London correspondent of a contemporary writes : — Lord Onslow has not seen enough of the prominent New Zealand politicians resident m England^to be able to form any very definite opinion of them. He told me he was greatly struck b; Sir Julius Vogel'e aged and generally broken down appearance. He thought he looked very ill, and of oourse his laments added to this appearance of ill health. But of Sir F. D. Bell his Lordship spoke m terms of the highest praise. He likes him very much, and considers that at the Colonial Conference he was facile princeps m the art of epea*kmg among tha representatives of all the Australasian Oolonies Some of bis speeches Lord Onslow conaid red worthy of our foremost English statesm e n Sir Francis has been a personal friend of his Lordship for years, and it was largely through bis effjrts and representations tbat Lord Onslow was Induced to accept the Governorship. He told me that he had baen by no means anxious for a OolonUl appointment, aa he was quite iat'a£nd with bia poaltion and prospects m Eagliah Parliamentary life — as indeed be might well be— but Sir Franols Bell oama to him and represented to blm so strongly that It would be for the good of the oolony for him to accept the post tbat he at last con een ted, When tbe people of New Zealand get to know their new Governor, I think they will realise tbat thla ia on a more added to the long list of services whtoh Sir Franols Bell has alj ready rendered to the colony.

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LORD ONSLOW, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 22 March 1889

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LORD ONSLOW Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 22 March 1889

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