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catling mr«a>ting-. Wellington, September 23. At a Cabinet meeting, presided over by the Premier, this morning, it was decided to recommend the Governor to appoint Mr C. M. Orombie, Deputy Property Tax Commissioner to fill the vacant Commjussionership caused by the death of J, Sporrey. Mr .). McGowan, Chief Clerk m the Department, has been appointed to the position of Deputy Commissioner. The question of the general election was considered, but the polling day is not to be fixed until the return of Captain Russell, who is expected to-morrow. It is prohabje f.l»ifc the day will be between the 12th and 20th November, j The Hon Mr Richardson leaves for the south this afternoon, Mr Mitchelson for the north on Friday, and Mr Hislop for the south also on Friday, jt is underi stood none of the Ministers will address I their constituent^ until the Premier's manifesto has been issued. The Election*. Mr John Stevens, formerly member for Rangitikei, and who returned from India on Sunday, will contest the Palmexston North seat. Short n«a» of £«.»1 on.' tb« »nt 1 *-».▼«■ Timahu, September 2.3. A train of 80 empty, trucks passed through to-day bound for the southern for coal for the North Canterbury railways. There ie an aim st complete cessation of

shipping T/ork, a few small coasters only Oid'iii/. The enlargement of the freezing works here is completed, ;ni<l brought into use. The killing and freezing capacity is ISCO to 1500 a day, and storage for alioiit 30,000. The machinery includes a Haslam machine of the latest, style. Pamiekston North, September 23. Sir George Grey addressed a In rye meeting of electors last niyht. After reviewing the se.ssi(«n work he dwell" on the preponderance of land owners ;«ul. imnnciil institutions m Parliaments of the past, Jind strongly urgcxT the imposition of a tax upon unimproved land. He denounced the proposal for federation with \ustralia, and suggested the holding of occasional conferciices of European nations m place of federation, involving the passing of laws by Federal Parliament. He strongly denounced the retention of office by Government till April or June next, holding that the new Parliament should be summoned immediately after the election. He suggested that the whole colony should memorialise Government to this effect, or take other steps to .secure that the new representatives may meet immediately after the election to deal with questions of the day. He strongly advised electors to return new v en.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2525, 23 September 1890

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2525, 23 September 1890

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