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' Sir John Hall announces that he is a candidate for the Ellesinere seat at the forthcoming general election. Mr Lawry, will not oppose the Speaker. Mr W. F. Buckland is standing for the district. , ;., ; ■ •,,« Mr J. Miles Verrall has not quite decided, to contest the-election for the Ashley district.

' '[pee, ruWsg association J Auckland, September 28. Mr Lawry, will be a candidate for Parnell. An effort is to be made to induce Mr JVifchy to again come forward for Newton, and a deputation of his supporters has been appointed to wait on him, Mr Jackson Palmer has decided to stand for Waitemafce. Grkymouth, September 27. The printing of the electoral roll is finished. It contains 2565 names, Un-

usual interest is being taken by the' electors on this occasion. Dunk wx, September 28. ' The executive ofKcerr of nearly every Tnde Ujiion me*- on Saturday night to co.wider the question of selecting candidates at the coming election. It was decided to send to the Unions the names of candidates for the City, Suburb??, Peninsula, and Port Chalmers, and after the Unions have selected the men, the names will be considered by the Executive of the Trades and Lnbor Council. DuxirmN, September 20. Mr Thomas Mason, of Port Chalmers, contests that seat m the labor interest. BuwiiEnr, September 29 At <i meeting, of hi.s old committee on Saturday night Mr Dobson annoimcoc? it was not his intention to stand again, and would recommend Mr Seymour to his constituents. The meeting was not unanimously m favor of Seymour, and consider the question again to-morrow. Mr A. P. Seymour has announced himself as a candidate for Wairau, and Mr S. J. Macllister is also a candidate. Wellington, September 29. To*day is the date on which the electoral rolls by law close. The supplementary rolls will be made up till the issue of writs, and on the day they are signed a circular will be issued to all Registration Oncers, who arc then bound finally to close the rolls. No fresh names can be put on, but those to which objection has been made can be struck off up to the day of election. TiMAKtf, September 29. Mr T. F. Sivuthson, solicitor, will stand for Timaru. There are 2086 names on the principal roll, and many more have been given m since the roll was made up. Oamarit, September 29. The electoral roll for the Oamaru district, as printed, .contains 2061 names. There will probably be a large supple* nientary roll. Invercaroill, September 29. The Hon Mr Richardson arrived to-day, but docs not deliver a political address m the meantime.

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THE ELECTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2530, 29 September 1890

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THE ELECTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2530, 29 September 1890

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