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Wellington, June 13. Mr Buobauan addressed bis Oa»terton constituents last eight. He condemned the continuation of the North Island Trunk Railway, and advooated spending the balanoe of the million loan In the purohao of Native lands for settlement which are splendid blocks - served by the present railways. Ohbkxohuboh. Juno 12. Mr F. Jonea, M H.K. for Heathecote, addressed the Waltham portion of his oonstltuenoy last eight, and received a vote of thanks* and confidence^ Timabu, June 12 Major Steward addressed his constituents at Wai-iti to-night, and at the olose of his address received a vote of thanka and oonfidenoe. Timabu, Jane 13. Addressing his constituents at Wai-ltl last night, Mr W. J. Steward advooated a graduated Income tax and l«nd tax on values^ doable on onlmp-oved lands, with property tax on domestic wealth ; a reduotion of the duties on Imports nofc pr )dnoeable In the oolony ; ex change of education endowments for o'her land where the former would be useful for labor settlements, and repurchase of prlvtte lands fur that purpose where no reserves are available . AUo free selection of O'own lands, even before survey, whan deolared open. Hi orltiolied the appoint* ment of the Railway 0 mtn'mjlonorß. He approved of the Otago Central scheme, and would out <fi the San Francisco mall subsidy.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 13 June 1889

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 13 June 1889