Mb. Sewkll has been elected M. H. B for CLristcburoh by 77 to Mr. Hart's (a publican) 33. Mr. Olliver has resigned hit seat in the General Assembly for which Mr. Cookson is a candidate. The races are looked to with much interest. Scrip, the well known Wellington horse, purchased by Mr. Lee last year for 146 guineas, had died from over exercise. The Canterbury stables will turn out seventeen Horses and eight or nine visitors are expected, . Mr. Stafford's Namu and Ultima, with fire or sii belonging to Capt. Trafford and Messrs. St. UiJl'and Donald of Wellington. The Canterbury Qup, value 1 00 guineas, has arrived ; it is from. Qerrards establishment in the Haymarket, London. Several parties are out prospecting for the gold reported to have been discovered, in the ranges ; but as yet they have met with no suecase.
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CANTERBURY., Wellington Independent, Volume XV, Issue 1402, 31 January 1860
CANTERBURY. Wellington Independent, Volume XV, Issue 1402, 31 January 1860
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