A Political Address.
United Press Association—Electrio Telegraph. 1 Oamaru, June 10 Mr Herdman, member for Mount Ida, addressed his constituents at Duntroon last night. His speech wa<? a refutation of the charges made by the Premier m hi 3 recent tour of Otago. Mr iJerdman accused Mr Seddon of frequently descending to deception and misrepresentation to gain political ends. Mr Herdman advocated an extension of the freehold to tenants after three years' occupancy, when iproved to be bona fide settlers. He explained that Mr Massey did not desire to abolish the leasehold, but to maintain it as a stepping stone whereby the poorer classes might obtain property of their own. A vote of continued confidence was carried.
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A Political Address., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6592, 10 June 1905
A Political Address. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6592, 10 June 1905
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