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J Sir John Hall proposes to address the electors of the Ellesmere district at Leeston immediately after the issue of the writs. , On Friday evening the ballot for candidates, m: the Liberal interest, m the Kaiapoi district, was opened—For Mr Hoban, 126; Mr J. Butt, 23; Hon. E. Richardson, 2. The Temperance Societies excused themselves as not having received proper notice. Robert Winter, one of the Christchurch Railway Society's delegates, hasannounced himself fi candidate for the Wellington seat*., '. :■•',■ ; A poll was taken on Saturday night regarding the labor candidate for the Grey electorate. Wm. Dunn, coal miner, received 22Q votes; Bernard Maguire, storekeeper, 165; and Win. Bpase., 1 Secretary to the Trades and L*bor Union, 23. It is probable the contest will finally be between Messrs Guinness and Jones. It is not thought Dunn will stand. Mr Scobie Mackenzie has be.en asked tjQ fiont^ Bmjedjn City,

preferring to try conclusions with Mr Vincent Pyke for Mount Ida. Mr W. Dawson, ex-Mayor of Dunedin, will be nominated either for Dunedin or suburbs. • Mr H. J. Hall has no present intention, says a Christchurch contemporary, of coming forward as a candidate for Halswell.

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THE ELECTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2554, 27 October 1890

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THE ELECTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2554, 27 October 1890

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