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THE ELECTIONS.

(per press association. Auckland, November 5. Sir Maurice 6'Rorke, speaking at Otahuhu, said, on being pressed, that he waa in favor of Pyke's School Bill. He got a vote of confidence. New PLTMoy^H, November 5. Mr 15. M. Smith, wno addressed the electors last nigh>, was. opposed to Property Tax and favored a tux on improved ' land, supplemented with an income tax and Customs duty. He would stttle the land on liberal terms, and considered the land should bo quickly acquired from the Natives. He favored Freetrade as f ngainst Protection, and believed in offering bonuses to encourage local industries. He would support free, secular, and compulsory education up to the fourth standard, but would reduce the cost both of primary and secondary education. He considered the Railway Commissioners the best three men in the colony for the position they held, and thought Taranaki harbor should be taken over the same as Greymouth and Westpork. He favoxed federation, and believed in Unionism, feut objected to strikes. Wellington, November 5. The writs were issued this morning for the election, which is to be held on the sth Pecembor. The writs are returnable by December 15th. The Hon. Mr Richardson leaves for the south on an electioneering campaign next week. ______________

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THE ELECTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2562, 5 November 1890

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THE ELECTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2562, 5 November 1890

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