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Mr W. P. Reeves addressed the electors of Christehunch last evening, and was received with much enthusiasm. Messrs Perceval and Taylpr,, Liberul candidates, were also on the platform. At the! conclusion of the adorcss Mr Reeves was accorded a unanimous vote of thanks and confidence. ,

Mr G. M. Bell, who was a probable candidate for Mat aura, will, bo absent, in Victoria in December, sd does not stand now. ■ ■ ■ ■'■■" ■/:' ■ .. .''

It is stated that Messrs J. G. Fraser (editor of the "Goro Standard,") T. Ayson lindP. K. Fahey will run the Htm. G. F. Kichardson—which means that between the tires the Minister of Lands will be returned to the new House.

Edwin Blake, a candidate for the Avon, addressed a meeting fit'Papariui last night. He did not pledge himself as either a supporter or opponent of the 'Government, but* would support any measures for the good of the country, by whomsoever introduced. He received a vote" of thanks and confidence.

W EUJNteTO N, October 31. ■ Robert Wtat^tifcy cnndidateiMkte I*B6^1*86^ a meeting to-night. He said he was opposed to the present Government and expressed himself in favor of a graduated or progressive land tax, and would strongly support a protective policy. He would like to see the Legialativ« Council made elective. -. The present system of education should be retained in its entirety. All disputes between capital and labor should be referred to arbitration, by which means strikes and lock-outs would be avoided. The candidate received a vote of confidence. '■ ,

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THE ELECTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2559, 1 November 1890

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THE ELECTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2559, 1 November 1890

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