Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

POLITICAL POSITION

THE COALITION GOVERNMENT SUGGESTION. [Fa United Press Association.) V WELLINGTON, December 21. At the letter-carriers’ dinner, Mr C. D. M ‘Ewan, in proposing the toast of 14 The Government,” made some remarks on th® possibility of a Coalition tryThe Hon. James Allen, in responding, referred to these remarks. He said he was not there to say anything about possibilities. He pointed out that the political parties were very even, and ho was not able to say anything whatever as to what contingencies might arise Ho was certain that the country, almost as one person, would back up the Ministry so long a* thev ■ er™ answering to the call which came from New Zealand and the Empire. DUNEDIN CENTRAL RECOUNT. The recount for Dunedin Central, applied for by Sir Statham, will be taken at the Magistrate's Court to-morrow, Mr Harper (clerk of the court) having been appointed for the purpose by Mr mddoweor. Disputed votes will be inquired into by Mr Widdowson personally. A southern M.P., in discussing the political situation with a ‘ Star ’ representative to-day, expressed the opinion that as matters now stand it will be impossible to avoid a dissolution, and consequently a fresh election. Ho considered that the ■whole of the members elected, with the exception, perhaps, of Mr Tan Henare, were definitely pledged as regards th© support of parties.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD19141221.2.46

Bibliographic details

POLITICAL POSITION, Issue 15681, 21 December 1914

Word Count
224

POLITICAL POSITION Issue 15681, 21 December 1914

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working