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THE SHEARERS.

RESULT OF BALLOTS.

(Per Press Association.)

WELLINGTON, March 2

The ballot of the New Zealand Shearers' and Woolshed Employees! Association was counted to-day. The first question was: "Are you in favour of joining the Social Democratic Party?" and the voting was 995 for, 1096 against, majority of 101 against. The second question was "Are you in favour of amalgamation with the Australian workers?" and the voting was 1656 for and 471 against, a majority of 1185 for. The third question was: "Are you in favour of the acceptance of £1 per 100 for shearing?" and the voting was 1113 for and 815 against, a majority of 298 for. l The following were elected delegates to the annual conference: J. Townsend (Blenheim), C. R. Johnston (Ashburton), W. T. Adair (Dunedin), W. Boone (Christchurch), W. E. Bell (Christchurch), Charles Grayndler (Woodville), and W. McLennan (Blenheim).

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THE SHEARERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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THE SHEARERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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