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PERSONAL.

It was reported in town to-day that Mr W. S. Maslin has been selected as the Opposition candidate to contest the Ashburton seat at the.general election this year.

The death is announced, at Constantinople, of Said Pasha, ex-Grand Vizier.

Mr S. P. Taylor, of Eiffelton, left Ashburton to-day for the Waikato, where ho will act as judge of Clydesdales at the Waika.to Central A', and P. Show, I . . Mr C. J. Talbot, of Fairiie, eldest son of Mr John Talbot, of Te/nuka, is mentioned 1 as a likely candidate for the Temuka seat' at the next general election in the Opposition interest. ,

The Hoii. James Allen, Minister for Defence and Education, was a passenger for Dunedin by this morning's express. Mr Allen, who probably will return to Christchurch on Wednesday, had no fresh news of political moment to impart.

Mr "W. H. Renncr, chief postmaster at Gjsborr.c, retired on Saturday from the Public Service after 44 years' association with the Post and Telegraph Department. Mr Eenner war postmaster at Ashburton for several years before going to Gisbome.

The flon. Sir Joseph Waid, Mr G Witty, M.P., and Mr D. Denneity n.ew organiser for the Liberal Party) arrived in Ashburton by the first express from the north to-day returning to Christehurch !\v tin? first express from the south.

An Invemu'giil Press Association telegram states that Earl Grey and party arrived at Bluff by the Maun■ganui • to-day. They were met by the Mayors of Invercargill and Campbelltown, and left by this afternoon's express for DuTiedin. They deport from Dunedin for Christchurch on the 4th, arrive at Wellington on the Bth, and sail from Auckland on the 23rd.

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PERSONAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8807, 2 March 1914

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