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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

AFTERNOON SITTING. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8. TIIE LATE MEMBER FOR lIEATHCOTE. Ou the House meeting at 2.30 p.m., Mr Mitchelson said it was with great regret he had to announce to the House lint since it last met Mr Jones, the member for Heathcote, had died at his residence m Christchurch. He said the deceased gentleman was one of those un-1 assuming men who had earned the respect of every member of the House, and during the time he had sat m Parliament lie had greatly assisted m the progress of business through the House. Mr Jones's loss would be keenly felt m Canterbury i m consequence of the deep interest he had always taken m *he questions of local government and charitable aid. He moved—"That the House adjourn till half-past seven, as a tribute of respect to the deceased member." Hr Bailance seconded the motion, and m doing so he wished to re-echo every word } hat had been said by the actingPremier. He felt sure that the House had lost by Mr Jones's death one of ifcs most conscientious and industrious members. The motion was agreed to, and the House rose at 2.40 p.m.

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2513, 9 September 1890

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2513, 9 September 1890

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