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The following fa the full text of tho resolutions paßßcd by tbe delegates from both eides at the meeting this evening :— It was resolved, tfter careful coasldorotion, to recommend to their resp ct ?o parties tbe following cs a basis of oompromlge ; -(1) The Act of 1887 to be taken as a basis. This determines the speoiil districts to be as at present ; (2) the allowance to bo made •to special districts to be hy addition, not deduction an m the present Bill ; (3) the amount o£ allowance to be 28 per omt; (4) tha. margin of 750 each way at ths discretion of the Commissioners is not to r. c used to the detriment of towns iv favor of tha country At tho final mooting of the town pavty, it win decided that Government be asked to adjoarn the House till Monday, In order that the c'auae referring to tha margin might he printed and placed In, the hands of membora ' for fnll oonalderas tion ; and aa been eean from my prevlou* mesa ago that waa done*

Welun«ton, Aagust 3. Although the outlook is more promising' the representation question la not by any. means settled, and there are strong dfs» sontients to the oonapromlae effected last night on both Bides, whilst members representing boroughs feel that they have been sold by their friends, and now regret they had not the same foresight aa Meesrj Feldwlok, Ballanoe and Torabull who early m the ctragqle put themselves on the side of the olty party who have won all along the line, Tbe new olau&e is not yet final'y draftedi

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THE TERMS OF COMPROMISE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2190, 3 August 1889

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THE TERMS OF COMPROMISE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2190, 3 August 1889

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