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Mr. E. J. Howai'd (Christchurtjh fcouth) is ono of the widest known of the Christchureh Labour group, having been promiuently connected with local Labour organisations for the past nineteen years. A Bristolian by birth, he is fifty-one years of age.' He first came to Christchureh about 1887: In 1889 he went to Australia, whero he served as smelting foreman for tho Australian Metal Company, and later for the South Australian and West' Australian Governments, in the same capacity; • Ho returned to New Zealand in, 1900, and became the Labour movement, and for many..years' spoke, from thei-soap-.. box (his own term) iji Cathedral-square. He has held nearly every office in the gift pf Labour, from secretary nf the Political Labour League to. president of the. United Federation oE Labour. He ha? taken a prominent part in educational, matters as a-member and. chairman of aSchool Committee, and was tho first secretary o{,.th"o. Workers'. "Educational Association. ' ITe has served on " nrariy local bodies, including the City Comicii, Harbour Board. 'Dojniun Board, and Repatriation. Board..

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Evening Post, Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 146, 18 December 1919

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MR. E. J. HOWARD. Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 146, 18 December 1919