[fkom our own correspondent.]" Wellington, This Day. There is nothing new m the political world. • - ■"•■' ■■-.:. . * The defection of the four Auckland members has been the absorbing* topic' of conversation since Friday night.. : The Opposition are making strenuous efforts to win Mr. Swanson back, and they say they will succeed, a,nd express themselves confident §i^carrying -their no confidence motion 1 . ./* z • * • On Saturday, the Christchurch Election Committee met, and decided to give the seat taken from Sir George Grey to Mr. Richardson, who will at once come to Wellington to be sworn m. Sir George Grey stilly remains m the House retaining ttfe Thameß slat, which he says he would ltave resigned had the Committee declared the Christchurch seat vacant as he intended contesting it again. Captain Colbeck, one of the four Auckland deserters, is said to have three mail contracts. He has been served with a writ by Mr. Rees for £50 penalty for overy day he has Bat m the House.
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PARLIAMENTARY., Poverty Bay Herald, Volume VI, Issue 934, 27 October 1879
PARLIAMENTARY. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume VI, Issue 934, 27 October 1879
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