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THE DUNEDIN EXHIBITION LICENSE

The reversal of the vota of the House of Repreaentatlvoa requiclng the Danedln Exhibition Oommlaslonera to take a poll of tho ratepayers before getting a license to Bell intoxloatlng drink In tho Exhibition w»a a surprise to the temperance party. The Hoa Qoorga M'Lean, who Is probably tha moat aaccessfal lobbyist in either bran oh of the Legislature, had been whipping votes on the question for some time previous, while Mr Goldie feeling that It waa a matlor more particularly affecting Dunedln, was trusting to Mr Fa'ton, as tho oldest teetotaller in the Home, to take notion, bat the member for the Talerl was taken uuawarep. As a result of the extraordinary proceedings wbloh took place in the Honua on Friday night, members had come baok from their dinners expecting the commencement of the debate on the financial proposals of the Government, whloh would likely extend ovor a week, bat, to tho surprise of everyone, a nooonfidenoa debate sprang up and was summarily disposed of, aud the finnnolal dob&to was adjoacaod till nnxi altttagday. Then tbe Dunodtn Exhibition licensing matter, wMoh wah not expected to be bafora the Hoaso for a woak, was at once brought forward, and MrPalton, who was p»lred, not being in tha House, Mr Goldie had, without warning, to move that (hi amendments of the Legislative Ooanoil be not; agreed to, bat wbs defeated by 38 votes to 29. — Dunedln "Star" correspondent.

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THE DUNEDIN EXHIBITION LICENSE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2199, 14 August 1889

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THE DUNEDIN EXHIBITION LICENSE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2199, 14 August 1889

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