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POLITICAL.

HON. F. M. B. FISHER AT WAIROA.

(Per Press Association.)

WAIROA, February 27. The Hou. F. M. B. Fisher addressed a large audience in the Royal Albert Hall last night. He dealt largely with the Government's policy, defending the increase in expenditure as being re-ยป quired by the country. He also defended the action of the Government respecting the strike, declaring that no man had a right to say to his fellows that they should not work. He condemned the second ballot and said proportional representation was not wanted in New Zealand.

The "New Zealand Times" learns on .good authority that the Hon. Edwin Mitchelson (who was Minister for "Works in- the Atkinson Ministry, and has recency recovered from ill-liealth) will in .ilT'iprobability stand for a seat at the coming elections. It is currently reported in Auckland that the seat in question will be Parnell.

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POLITICAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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POLITICAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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