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THE ELECTIONS.

Mr Valentine .will contest the Tuapeka seat with Mr J. G. Brown. Mr W. Hutchison (formerly Mayor of Wellington), has decided to stand for Dunedin City. The Dunedin Labor Party are making a strong effort to induce Sir Ilobert Stout to contest, Dunedin City. There are plenty of candidates for the Palmerston seat. MrJ.G. Wilson will be opposed by Mr Donald Fraser, Mr Pirani (Opposition), Mr J. Stevens (Opposition), and not improbably by Sir Walter Buller. * ' * Mr W. Earnshaw and Mr W. Dtwson are spoken of as likely to contest the Peninsula scat with Mr Lamaeh. It is thought that Mr Reunion will oust Captain Russell for the Hawke's Bay seat. Party feeling is already beginning to run high fn Napier. The "News" exults over the prospect of Mr Swan's defeat and tbe triumph of Mr Gannon, while the ".Telegraph" says Mr Swan will have virtually a walk over, as Mr Gannon can m no sense be. regarded seriously as an opponent, , . Dr. Newman will oppose Messrs leard and London for theHutt. The Shag Point Miners will Tiring out a candidate against Mr John McKenzie for Waitaki f ■ Mr.). D. Lance will be a candidate for Ashley. Mr P., E. Thoreau, a constable, announces himself as a candidate for Timaru.

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THE ELECTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2533, 2 October 1890

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THE ELECTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2533, 2 October 1890

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