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ELECTION INTELLIGENCE.

[by telegraph.] (VROM OOR OWn CORBKfirONDENT.) Carte rton, 25th August. Mr. Charles Pharazya addressed a large audience on Saturday night. He condemned the Government administration as being a complete bungle, as he knew from being County Chairman. He warned the electors that Grey's cry about land was really setting town against country, and the latter ought to protect themselves by electing men who would oppose such interference with interests that are identical. He denounced Grey's "class against class" speeches, and showed that events bad proved him (the speaker) right in foretelling that hard times meant making tbe rich richer, and the poor poorer, as proved by the exorbitant rates of interest now ruling. His speech throughout was frequently applauded. Only a vote of thanks was passed at the candidate's request. A confidence vote, he said, he did not consider consistent with the ballot. Mastbrton, T9lB Day. C Fharazyn addressed the electors last night, and received a unanimous vote of thinks. ' fPBB PRESS AOBVCY.] DtTNBDiH, 25th August. C. S. Reeves has announced himself as a candidate in the Government interest. It is not certain that he will address his constituents publicly. He' may content himself with looking up admirers ot Grey. It is stated that Macassey will obtain the Catholic block tote. T. Dick, ex-Superintendent of Otago, addressed the electors this evening. He is a staunch Bible-in-schools and Local Option candidate, and will consequently receive considerable support from tbe religious and temperance public. Cutten will not contest Taieri with Fulton. Ha will offer himself to the C*versham electors, and as an old resident on the Peninsula, which is included in the electoral district, should stand ft good chance of success. Clayton, at Tuapeka, promises to run J. C. Brown very closely. H. J. Finn, at the Lakes, has declared himself a denominationalist and supporter of Grey. The contest is said to be between him and Mason, the electors having had enough of Manders for the present. This Day. J. T. Carr, solicitor, a Greyite, opposes Drirerfor├čoslyn. Fish declines to contest the city. He intends offering for the Mayoralty Grey addresses a mass meeting here on Wednesday night. Dick supports the Ministerial pr gramme, but opposes Grey. Waikouati nomination is fixed for the 3rd September, and the poll for the 6th. Sir George Grey will address a meeting in Palmerston in favor of Arkles candidature. Christchuich, 25th August. Campbell and Richardson received a vote of confidence at Knightstown to-night. This Day. Moorhouse and Fendill addressed the electors at Ashley Bay yesterday. Williams, not to split Fendall's votes, retired. A vote of thanks was passed to the candidates. The Hon. J. Hall spoke at Leeston last night and was very favorably received. Tihaku, 25th August. Woolcombe addressed tbe electors at Pareroa to-night, and received a unanimous vote of Confidence. A strong committee was appointed after the meeting to work for him. Picton, This Dat. Kenny addressed a meeting of elector* at Picton last night, and received a unanimous vote of thinks and confidence, the meeting pledging itself to secure his return. No Greyite has the slightest chance here. Kumaha, This Day. Barff addressed a crowded meeting of the electors at Dulman's on Saturday Digbt. He strongly opposed Grey, although he said he was favorable to Liberal measures. A vote of confidence in the candidate was declared to be carried. The meeting was very noisy and humorous, three cheers being given for Grey. Nbtt PiTKOOTH, This Dat. Fookes addrerod tbe electors of New Plymouth last' night, and obtained a vote of confidence. Colonel Trimble will address the elector* of Grey and Bell at New Plymouth to-night. '.. i> '* . -'-is JNJ^ao,*, This Dat. Mr. Acton Adam* a very Urge mooting ofeleeto^lfrt night, when toe Pro*

vincial Hall was crammed to overflowing. He made a vehement attack on the Government for the mess they had made of native affairs : j on Mr. Macandrew, for maladministration of public works; and on Sir George Grey, for his insincerity, as shown by the contrast between his promises and his actions. A rote of thanks and confidence was carried without a dissentient voice, and amid enthusiastic cheering. Pa tea, This Day. _ Fox addressed .a .crowded meeting at the Town Hall here last night. His speech, which lasted for more than two hours, was a very bitter attack on the Grey administration. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks for the address.

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ELECTION INTELLIGENCE., Evening Post, Volume XVIII, Issue 49, 26 August 1879

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