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LICENSING ACT.

d To the editor. c Sir, -The Government being about to s make some amendments in the Voting Vet , during the forthcoming session, I should c like to draw the at'.enfion of those memn bers of Parliament who lake an interest in (he temperance question to the advisability of advocating and .supporting o an amendment so as to allow those that have votes on the Electoral Roll for members of Parliament to have the same privilege of voting for members of Uio Licensing Committees. There are thousands of botli young and old who are deprived of that privilege through not beinoratepayers, and who have as much ri<rhfc to vote for members of the Licensing Coinmittce >is they have for a member of Parliament. In fact they have a greater right, considering the amount of misery . and degradation emanating from the sale lof intoxicating drinks. Therefore why not allow those that suffer the most a ' J voice in suppressing the liquor traffic I | considering that they have a perfect rMii ' i to'the same. L would also press upon' i j the loading members of the Good Tern- ! pl ar Order, religious bodies, and all other ' kindred societies, the imperative nocessSfcy of getting the whole of their members

names on the Electoral Roll. This can' easily be done by getting a supply of forms from the registration officer, taking them to their lodge meetings and filling them! up for those members who are not already on the roll.—lam, etc., i Templar,. I Hampstead, May 2nd, 1890.

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LICENSING ACT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2419, 2 May 1890

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LICENSING ACT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2419, 2 May 1890

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