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Mr Monk will stand for Waitemata. In his farewell to the electors of Newton, Mr Withy enforces the necessity for .greater retrenchment, and says our taxation is far too heavy. He advocates the abolition of party government, and the substitution of a tax upon unimproved land values for the Property tax. Mr Twopeny has decided not to stand for the City of Dunedin. The ru.mpr of his intention to contort Timarij is contradicted. " Sir George Grey will be supported by ! [ the labor party at the forthcoming elections. Mr W. B. Moate has declined to stand for Marsden, but ho has not resolved that he will not contest any other seat. Mr George Aldridge, -a conditional immortality lecturer, has been ; asked' to < stand for Newton, and will probably consent. = ■ ' Mr John Lundon says he will oppose MrHobbsif the latter contests the Bay oflshm ds seat.

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THE ELECTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2536, 6 October 1890

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THE ELECTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2536, 6 October 1890

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