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EVENING SITTING.

'..1.,': >'L ,-/ ;■■"'= . vTHis day. The House resumed at 7.C0 p.m. on the Representation Bill.

Mr Jackson's new clause to give another member to the Waikato "was added to the Bill by 23 to 20.

Mr Tairoa moved for another native member for the Waikato but the motion was lost by 39 to 22.

Mr W. Kelly tried to annex Poverty Bay to Napier and get another representative, but was ruled out of ■ order, a previous motion having bepn rery similar. . . ■ ;

Mr O'Connor tried for a member for Eeefton district, but was defeated by 35 to*l7.

Mr Stafford succeeded in getting Tjmar.u.made into two electorates..-*^ m ,^^

Mr Sheeban moved that New Plymouth and 1 Grrey and Bell be constitutedioite? district with one 'member.only Vvn JjQ|t 6 by-'4i against 17.

Mr McGillivray tried to add a piece of Wallace (Orepuki Goldfields) to Riverton, but the motion was negatived, on, the voices; ■'■'-. " . ■

Mr Sheehan moved for the southern portion of the Thames being made a separate district with another member. Lost by 42 against 13.

On. the motion of Mr O'Connor an alteration was made in the Buller and Eeefton District boundaries.

The second clause was then amended substituting 84 members for 74, and the bill passed.

Several other bills were passed, infshjiding. the Disqualification Act Amendment Act, and of Electors Act Ajnendment Act, Confiscated; Lands "AdEministratidh Act, and Public Revenues i Act,Amendment Bills. The Mouse adjourned at 3.5 a.m.

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EVENING SITTING., Thames Star, Volume VII, Issue 2119, 19 October 1875

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EVENING SITTING. Thames Star, Volume VII, Issue 2119, 19 October 1875

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