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ELECTION NOETS.

The Cabinet will issue the writs bn Noa'. 5, and the elections will take place, on Dqc. 5. ; Mr Rdllestort addressed the electors of Harwell last evening, and received^ a', uilapimous vote bfthaiiks and cdnMehce. He protested strongly against any mterfeiimoe Avith the present system of educatiort, and deprecated the attempt on the part of some public men to cut I down efficiency m order to reduce cost. He regretted the changes that had been made m the land laws whereby the settler was allowed choice of tenure, as thereby bash was brought into competition with bona fide settlement. He favored the Property Tax m preference to i.a Land arid Income Tax, and was opposed to further borrowing, He thought some of .the.lanei; on. Lake' Ellesmere should be set najtle on settlement conditions. Chkistchubch, October 24 j . Mr J. D. Lance addressed the electors at Oxford^ receiving a vote..of .thanks. He advocafed freehold tenure, half hour's Bible reading m schools, and declined.to pledge himself to either political party, as at present constituted. j "* Wellington, October 24, It is understood that Mr Robert Winter, who was one of the railway delegates from Christchurch, will contest the Wellington seat m the labor interest. ■

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ELECTION NOETS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2553, 25 October 1890

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ELECTION NOETS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2553, 25 October 1890

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