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To the Electors of the City of i J';';/.■;','.. /'Wellington. ■■' ■-■■ ' '■■■■ ';/ •■ -i , -' ■■ ■ ..■ Iba ; ye beeti inf'>rme'a liy Mr. Stokes that, for • reasons which he Willi Rti'te to the''l'ullin, lie hus abon'doue'd his intention of hneoming a '.Caudi•datefor.the -ucnt.in .t!i>! General. Atsumbly -tacited ■by.Uic resignation of, Dr. T'entherston. ... . ,A large number of;.clocioib, whose opinions 1 ■respect, haro requested, me ,to. offer myself for the •vacant sent. Under ordinary circumstanceu, .'inuiiy reasons ■would h»vcjqomliined to make me decline ithe attempV; -liii't tho recent news from Auckland J has caused me to.put tlioso rcanou< a>iilu, and to ■it!om|ily'With!tlie refluent., I feel strongly that this" City and Province huve -euHered'VeJy much/b nth pol'tically and eoimnercia'ly, because'they ;hav*'been almost entirely umepre■sentediutho preserrteeesion.; ondithiit there is 'no ■ chance ofijustice being done to Wellington in-eitbei , 're»pect;uiilesßsome amongst 'nn come forward who •»re refdy, if elected, -to :perform duties which tthey uuiiertake. . , il beliove tUat,re*lijHstice cannot be done to the Provinces of'Nelsou, Canterbury, and Otngo, any 'more than .to Wellington', un'"ess -thi! -seat oi ;he iExeoutivo Government, as well us .'the sittings of 'the General "Assembly, be removed vfiom Auckland rto s more central-spot. I -should, then;fore, c m■iider whatever meune may appear best suited to :g*in that end, as the first iinil prinoipiilolijee; uf my •endeavours, flf -tbats object, or.any other i uteres a •ofyours.regoire attendance at Auckland «r any other part of the Colony, 'course feel it my duty to attend there... U -ahonld not consider either my ewn ipereowil convenience, or the oa•'flict of Provincial party -politics, to be of so groat •au importance asthe pursuit, of Wellington's fair «hare ofinfluerice on the Goverament of the vyliole Colony. , •.., ... ;• ■ • I take the earliest opportunity 6t declaring: tliat, iif.. shall always .be ready to resign my neat vrhen c»Ued upon.to do-so by a niiiiority of the ••lectors. ~_ ;, . . '-.'■;■■ ' ' 'I remain, Gentlemen, "Your-obedient faithful Servant, . .WILLIAM BOWLEB. iHawkstone-Rtreet, ' ';■ ■ '14th.3uly, 1858. - ' To the Electors of the City -or Wellington* .I^i'ENTLEJfHN,— As-I nm unwillinff to divide \X ■the : interestß of the Constitutional pirty, nt ithe-enuiiug Electiou'for the General Assembly, I >beg to nnnounce my'intention of reiiring fj-om tho ■contest. ■}. •'.-■ •-- '. . ;'■ . I am further •encouraged in this deterininntion, 'fromthe^faot.that 1 on whichever side tlir..E enion Sfalls.rthe-Camlid«t«e. »re pledged .to ailv-icnte the .'Removalof the' Seat of Governmeiit to a more central position. Itilkethis opportunity of retnrnmsr my warmest ithnnks tothoee Electors. irho,-nn»olicited, had pro-imhsed'-nie.th«ir,si;pport aud lm»e the houor.to.be, -. ■ ■; i- ; •. - '.Geti'.lonen, ..! iYourmoßt obedient snrvent, , JAMES C. CRrVWPORD. ■Jiilyl7-,.1888.. . ' To the Elector* a* the Welti itgtoii Country Ittfltrirts. .|^ENT.TjISWF.N,—As I..'believe that it is now ■\jr setilcdthat the next meeting «f the Gi'tioral Assembly -will beheld «t Weliinjjton.'l- ofler 'myself as.n.i."imaiHa'eforfthe'honnr of iepre<fniiniyou in the Hnn«c At Ueprfsentntivea. I'woulil hojie fthat th'e'ooufidenbe'youliavealway-Siplaccd.in n:«> is .7oiir Representiitive in tin; Provi'-tual Cuunoil, has ■never been abusnd. naS-tlint'the'cenrse'l iiitve pur>Biicd in tlist position, innr uniitlc mi t> tlio pildi 'tional mavk. of confluence at .ryonr -hands -vrhiisli I :»ow -solicit. ".' . ! ~' - : I have the! bonnr'to be, ] ' ,' Gentlemen, "Your obedient servant. ".' A. BE B. BRANDON. July 20, ISSB. To the Eloctorn of W;airarapa Jfc ifawke's Buy. ENTLEMEN—Having been asked.by a nura'VJT ber orthe Electirs ol'your Distticis", to ofTer tmyself as » Canaidnteto repree.-ntyou in-the-Honsi-•of liepreseiitatives, I heg to inform you that nftvrimature nonsiaeraiion I have consented: ao do en As I purpose visiting'yout Districts, and ntn.i'diiig ;»py Ptiblic Meetings you may think properto call llorthe' purpbseof givinij me an -opportunity' of ex ■plaining my opinions, : irie unnecessary atrP'Ofent. Ho enter ! imo the-nvrious't'ipics with Ge-: neral Assembly mmters, ! I shall llu-ri/rnre confine •myselfito briefly tlmt I urn in 'fevoiir .m . 'revision of ihcpresct tnrlfl" with v viewt.i -fi<iug. 'such a scale of duties as will not preas witn greater severity on-one class-than another, or huvn tln> effect of hampering thnindtisirial purstii.s of the Colony. with fiscal exactiont -wliirfb w»n!il operate us ■restrictions oirite prnnucing energies. Ae'l believe, thitt no General Government, based 1 •on the principles df Ministerial Hesp nsiluliiy, can •he -satisfactorily worked; 'Unless it is loeme'd ill ii ■central flpot, I shall, if elected, Htrenuously advocate its removal from its present locution to Wellington, 'and should-the riouse Of Representatives he unable 'to agree on.tliie.p'ointpl sbull be prepared to v,.te tfor the question being referred to the Imperial Government and abide by its docision. ; (Iconsider, every.e'ffott should he made to effect ithe extinguishment of the Nativo Title ; anl ibat Mr.: Motean,-ehould at otioe come down nnd reside >in ihe'Pmv'iiroe.for-euch perioJ as ciri'iimstanccs may render necessnry, instead of paying ns flying ■visitn, or that more extensive powers should he ■given te'the Vescnt resident Land Purchasing Comimisssionera. ; >I am of opinion, that while thertnily of tho Colony, and each Province in it, should bo maintained ; yet 1 would separate the Districts in each Protincj, giving to each Dis-triot-a fnll and complete syfilera •oflooril self-government, and a jufit share of tho ■ Land Reventie raised in it, to be expended by the local authorities, I .think the Representation in the General Assembly of the Wnirampa, and Hnnkes Bay should be separated aud a member or moinliers ■givento ouch District. Should you do me the honor, to -elect me as your Ecjjresentntive, J shall ever consider it my duty to ittend assiduously to promoiing the prosperity o. the various and important interests of your Dislrictsf ■ 'OeirtlaniHi, J iiitTethe honor to be, Your, obedient servant, Wellington Jnly 17th, 1808. C. R. CARTER. "-■'.;•■■-•;,/ £25. TWENTY-FIVE FOUNDS REWARD, WHEREAS certain evil disposed Persons lihto killed a Bullock, th« property of Mr. G. M«xted, in the Bush (at the back ol' the Land occupied by Mr. J. Marshall,) situated about J of n mile from JolinsoiiTillo, and whereas the grenter portien of. the-said Bullock wns removed, we, the undersigned Sett'ors on llio Porirtia Road, hereby offer » Ite*ard of Twenty.five Pounds, Sterling, to eny Person wlto may give such information as will load to the conviction of the offenders, payttblc upon convictio". .....,,1,. ■'.'■' :' . (Signed) HonoEns, Roht, Fimwce, Wμ. ■ii ■"'",' Maxtbad, Gko. ...:■■■■ '~ Rkeve, Wμ. , \ Sim, Jas. PIITBKMCK, JA9. McKuwan; July »3,1858.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Wellington Independent, Volume X, Issue 1309, 24 July 1858

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