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PRIME MINISTER AT BLUFF

[From Oub Special Correspondent.] BLUFF, November? 23. The Hou. W. F- Massey paid * short visit to the Bluff, arriving at noon from Inverearrill He was met on arrival by the Mavor ami councillors, and accorded a hearty welcome. Ho addressed a meetin, in the Drill Hall, and, notwithstanding the hour, the building was full, tliere being between 400 and 500 present, ibc Mayor (Mr Hmchey) presided, and referred to the Prime Minister’s characteristic courage m beardm,, the lion in his den, and assured him >f • good hearing from the people ot the Bluff. Mr Massey spoke for an hour, dealing foicibly with leading political questions, referrinc enecially to shipping facilities, to the effort's of the Government to provide sufficient wheat and flour, and to the development of the fishing industry, his remarks meetii!” with manifest approval. Mi Massey was cordially received, and throughout his address had a very attentive hearing. A vote of thanks was very heartily accorded. The Prime Minister was afterwards entermined at luncheon by the Mayor and leading citizens.

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PRIME MINISTER AT BLUFF, Evening Star, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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PRIME MINISTER AT BLUFF Evening Star, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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