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THE BULLER SEAT.

MR' COL/VIS AT MURCHISON

Mr James Colvin, M.F., one of the candidates for tho Duller seat, ad-, dressed. a large meeting cf electors at Downie's Hall on Saturday, last (writes our - Murchison correspon-d*--t) "-T- 0. Lawn presided.

II? G -lvin stated that he was still a staunch supporter of the present Dioeral party. H» reviewed the legislation of the past three years, emphanng the amendments to tho Industrial and Conciliation Aot, the Workers' Compensation Aot, the Second Ballot Act. the Public Service' Superannuation Act, the Old Age Peasions Amendment Act, the legislation affecting the local bodies, the land and education. He declared himself iv favour of the. licensing law as it now stands pf a mora liberal subsidy being given towards goldprospecting; and of the adoption of a universal superannuation scheme. He was opposed to universal compulsory training for defence purposes, but favoured a liberal subsidy being given to encourage the training of school cadets ; and also favoured an increase in the contribution to the British Navy. At the cjnclu3ion of the address a vote of thanks and confidence was proposed by Mr A. Thomson and seonded by Mr Or Lynch, both of whom eulogised Mr iColvin'a work in connection with the developmea t o£ this part of-the i electorate. The vote was carried, I there being hut one dissentient.

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THE BULLER SEAT., Colonist, Volume LI, Issue 12385, 30 October 1908

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THE BULLER SEAT. Colonist, Volume LI, Issue 12385, 30 October 1908

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