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Public Notices. SHEARING will COMMENCE at Broom Park on TUESDAY, the 29th inst. 132 d T. JACKSON. fJIHE ASHBURTON ELECTION. Mount Somers, Nov. 16,1881. To J. C. WASON, Esq. Sib, —A Meeting of Electors was held on this date at Mount Somers, with the object of requesting some gentleman to represent us at the coming election. You were proposed by Mr I, E. Taylor, and seconded by Mr JohnHood,andshouldyou consent to stand, the undersigned electors of the Ashburton Electorate hereby promise you their votes and support. Edward Peachb, I. E. Taylor, J. Hood, W. H. Puddicombe. And 70 others. Corwar, Nov. 20, 1881. To EDWARD PE ACHE, Esq., Dear Sir, —I am very much honored by the request of yourself and others, to allow myself to be nominated for Ashburton as well as for Wakanui; but, under existing circumstances, I am unable to comply with your request. My Wakanui friends who have been instrumental in bringing me forward, and have ever since been working hard to secure my election, meet as a committee on Tuesday night, and should of necessity be consulted m any matter connected with myself and the elections. —Yours sincerely, 173 d J. CATHCART WASON. rjlO J. C. WASON, ESQ. Dear Sir, —We, the undersigned Electors of the Wakanui District, beg very respectfully that you will consent, to be nominated as a candidate to represent this district in Parliament. Your long residence in the district, and the material interest which you possess in the advancement and welfare of this district, as well as the experience you must have gained in Parliamentary affairs during the years you have been in Parliament as member for Coleridge, eminently qualify you for the honorable position which we desire you to occupy. Should you accede to our request we will use our best endeavors to secure your return. We beg to subscribe ourselves, Yours very faithfully, WM. L. ALLAN, W. HARTNELL, C. A. C. HARDY, JOHN STOREY, WM. WHITE,. JOHN MANN, R. McKERROW, And thirty other Electors. To Messrs Hartnell, Hardy, and other Electors of the Wakanui District. Dear Sirs, —I am very much honored by the requisition you presented me with. Understanding that Mr Wright, our present member, and a gentleman in whom I have every confidence, will stand for Ashburton, I place my services entirely at your disposal. Should you be successful in returning me as your representative, I pledge myself to spare no effort to promote the prosperity of the County and the Electorate. I shall take an early opportunity of addressing you at the various centres throughout the District. I remain, Your obedient servant, 139 d J. CATHCART WASON. TO FRANCIS PHILIP O’REILLY, ESQUIRE. We the undersigned Electors of WakammirrecogiTtenig your an nicy ana reeling assured that you have the best interests ; of this district and the colony at heart, respectfully request that you will allow ' yourself to be placed in nomination for a ; seat in the General Assembly for the i Wakanui Electorate. Signed : R. Friedlander J. Stanley Bruce W. H. Zouch Francis F. Mayo Sam. Saunders James Hampton 1 Hugo Friedlander W. Saunders 1 Edward Saunders H. J. Weeks And others. 1 To Messrs Joseph Megson, Thomas Painter, Robert J. Foley, and other gentlemen signing the requisition. Gentlemen, —Having reconsidered my determination herein, I have come finally to the conclusion that I shall woo the virgin constituency of Wakanui, and I can only say that I shall make love like an Irishman. Yours faithfully, 129 d F. P. O’REILLY. Y. R. Electoral district of wakanui. In pursuance of ‘ ‘ The Regulations of Elections’ Act, 1881,” I George Jameson, Returning Officer for the Electoral District of Wakanui, do hereby give notice that by virtue of a writ, bearing date the ninth day of November, 1881, under the hand of the clerk of the writs, an Election will be held for the return of ONE qualified person to serve as a MEMBER for the said Electoral District; and that sbe Nomination of Candidates will take place at the Ashburton Saleyards Office, at noon, on FRIDAY, the 2nd day of DECEMBER, 1881, and that the POLL (if necessary) will be taken at the several Polling places of the districts on FRIDAY, the ninth day of DECEMBER, 1881.

The following are the Polling places for the Electoral District of Wakanui ; Ashburton County Saleyards Office Town Hall, Eakaia Schoolroom, Seafield Road Board Office. Longbeach. GEORGE JAMESON, Returning Officer. Ashburton, Nov. 12th, 1881. 90d Electoral district of ASHBURTON. In pursuance of “ The Regulation of Elections Act, 1881," I, Walter Martin, Returning Officer for the Electoral District of Ashburton, do hereby give notice that, by virtue of a writ bearing date the 9th day of November, 1881, under the hand of the Clerk of the Writs, an ELECTION will be held for the return of one qualified person to serve as MEMBER for the said electoral district; and that the Nomination of Candidates will take place at the Courthouse, Ashburton, at noon on the third day of DECEMBER, 1881 ; and that the Poll (if necessary) will be taken at the several polling places of the said district on the 9th day of DECEMBER, 1881. The following are the Polling Places for the Electoral District of Ashburton The Courthouse, Ashburton (principal) The Post Office, Methven The Schoolhouse, Alford Forest The Road Board Office, Mount Somers The Road Board Office, Westerfield The Schoolhouse, Lismore. WALTER MARTIN, Returning Officer for Ashburton. Ashburton, 12th Nov., 1881. 102 d gPECIAL NOTICE. In future all disclaimers sent in for publication in this Journal will be charged for as advertisements.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 500, 24 November 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 500, 24 November 1881