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THE GENERAL ELECTION.

A CLOHK CONTEST. Grrat inirypvi was t(ik»n in the <'](c.iion li«»l(l yo-ilfiirltiy, and many ar guuifntH heldiiH to whutfmr tho ula«Rpy . Govfttnnifinfc would bo rolurn(id.i Thurfi was a attciridunco dutsidp ll:io "Akurnii Mvii" nflice, vvhme the rufUiltH woio fii?p!ayod, and many Hl.iiyd on f '" fl f ,!l ' nurlniphfc io bear ihß final result of tbo parties The noaition of partial ia yet ia doubt, but ovc-ryibinfj points to a narrow minority for Mr Massey, This will dopond ujioa. tbo votes cast by tbe Expeditionary forces. In Akiiroii ,no polling waa balow t.bnt of 1/iHt election, wbon 531 votes were cost, l>. istr«f> 63 note? were re- • cor.ded at Gorman Day, tho now poll»ng foa<#, Jjnt tbe two booths added

iiccounterl for -iOJ voU'S only. Proceedings were orderly throughout tho day, and though lhf>ro was ;i lit ; e delay canserl by ;i. number of absentee vorps there was hrtlfl crowding. Tbn Hod R M Rhodes wbo ppnko at l.i?estf)n on night, cm- j io:Gtl hick to Akairm, wh'?ro lin -Hv'oil at ih-) Until Mtit.;npnle Mr Frse. '-he. Libcr.il eiindiddiO n\?o inr/>rj'if--d .-tay in Akaroa, bur, found later he hud to n-ttp-ti to Soinbbu£<.ii', i Keen interest was tnken ionaliy ia J t,bo repult of tbo contest betwepn Messrs Vrpo and Rhodes, nnd 'he final rp-nU whs uwai'ed wi'.h great irilorost. Lti-Jt Hli'crion th« vt-suiis were ixs folows :-Rhode? 3099, Armstrong 1528 Uow-i! 091. ThH total number of vorps eivpr Inst e'fCiioa was u!)s(> aa against 5511 this elecUon, so thnt 155 rnnip you r were recorded thia eieciioo \ Thfi public service telegnnms arid (hf- rp:pj."-tiMip of results handed to na by Hon R. Rbndo.-; wr-ro of ?r.-vr. -ij ; ipti.u-cc to and P-isbU'd, our owl f'Pf-eiiil m--5S'igPS, 'O clr-«o down affce; , 2 n.ra. nfcer showing tbe final re ulta. j • Tbe fullowir.g ore tbe detailed.reI suits : —

MR RHODES AT AKAROA. Immediately thu fioa' rpguits wer known, Mr R. H. Rhodes addressei I the electors from the "Akaroa Mail' • ; office stoj.g. Hβ was received witl j cheers, though some in the crowd in J temipted. Fie paid be wished t< Hhnnk the electors for returning hirt I for the .sixth time. He knew bo eoulc i not please everyone. He wag prouc of obtaining a runjorifcy in Akaroa this year. With reference to his opponenl ! the contest had been a good one : , anc J there were no personalities, and there j bad been a good light. He would j work for all his constituents whetbei ! they bad voted for birn or not. He j thanked Mr Thomas and his staff for j tbe way they had worked, aud called i for three chners* for Mr Thomas- Af. u<r ch"<-'ra htd bei j n givon, Mr Rho'ielulfli'd that wi'.h regard to t!te railway, •h- ni.bcr par'y bmi »*.» d-» tinny pro Miiso-", but if, .win !bo P.ib : io Works Minister of ibw Mas-o-y Guvernmenc j who had bv'i-n (bo firnt to send down I 'o in -(..cut. ih-' lino He. whs ?>.iv<> i.bur. ail inctnbcis of the Mnwy Govern iiiL-in, would tiike their defeat, like men Ho tignin thiinked t.bern for puf.ting I nitii in t hc< proud position of being I Mi'ir iri"ml)-i'. Th-ce beany cheer- ! wme given fo Mr Rhuies j Tb.) ofbor rh-uU of the ; v,,t.it.g M» ]<\.e kihvkl fill tb.- f,,ie I n )0n timl Infr in the tiffernoon fin J -M.'tiU b , id:.'n .— OTIJRR DOMINION Rb>Ul/f\S Dnni'din ••■ —Hawaii (G) 3908, ■l-nbori ,0) 8587. 78 (L) - bykos (G) 3189. Hogg 0), 2971. ' fmmika—TaJbofc (0) 2058. Kerr (0)2577. Auckland Cm!nil- Glover (0) 9882 Siivnge (SD) 1(371, Richardson (G* 1258 kifoarton--Witty (0) J282, Bunn (G) 3077. G'py-Webb {8.D.), 3505, Uiabol (G)259/. Pabiatua—Escolit (G) 26G5, Mat'hews (0) 1897 WaipMWu—Huntec (G) 8205, Jull (0) 8068 Lyttelton—McOombs (S.D.) 5184, ; illor (G) 2608. I Wellington Central—Fletcher (0) 4765, Fisher (G) 2507. Rangitikei—Newman (G) 3036, Horn blow (0) 2184. j

Vv'.'ins-uuii —VfciLeh iL) 3227, Piran G) 2707. i K-iitipoi—Durdo (0) 3581, Jones 'G) 2H.SI. li'ir.moi - Forces (l>) 2859, Banks (G m:m. Wetland-Seddon (0) 2826, Paape ;G) 21-;7. jjr..!,,..- -flMivin ((>) 3188. Powell ;G) }:./"/2 ( (liilfii jb) (520 PiitHn - - Pearca (G) 9808, Morrison ■; n ) 3204 Bruce—Alien (G) 3016, Snaith (0) 2321. Dunedin South—Sidoy (0) 4286, Da'ton (G> 2598. ' \Y,m»n-i\!c(Mium (0) 3664, Dun on (()) 30:18, Turner (I) 22. W(.|!if!CTion North- Hpidrnnn (G) 1322, TiVrnbull (0) 1770, Holland (S D i 1C37. Avoa-RusFflll (0) 3566, Sullivan ( S 1) ) 251.1, A eland (G) 2206. Cbristeburcb North -Isitt (I) 5025, ['ont?no:l (G) 3880-' W.-l!inu';u) Ea <-t —McLaren (L) 3922, Newman t.G) 3888: Wellington Suburb-—Wright (G) 2701, Moots (L) 1736, Fiizgorald (Oj, 715 Chvislchnrcb South—Ell (0) 4404, Liu* be-; (.) 1569, Whiting ' (b) 1704. Anck'and .East—Myers (0) 4860, Holme? (G) 2453. Tarcnaki—Okey (G) 3673, Hughes 0 2513. Diux-din North—Walker (L) 4024, Thomson (G) 3567. Ashbarton—Noswoi-tby (G) 3070, Mα?in (0) 2726. No ! .«'.-n —Field (G) 3296, Atmore (0) 3149. Parne !—Dickson (G) 5078,-Sal liyan (0, SOilS, Lawry (0) 20. Maiauni •• And e r.-oa IG) 2514 Mehuffy 2624. EgmV.-— Wilkinson (G) 3234, Aft bury (0; 2380. Ot-go -Central—Scitt 3084 (G) Bodkin (0) 2151. Grey Lynn—Payne (S.D) 2900 Fowlds (0) 2788, McLean (G) 2714. Bay of Islands—Reid (G), assured. Eden—Parr (G) 5019 Tuck (0 2647, Richards (S.D) 1645, Fmnklin—Massey (G) 4263, Glas (0) 1653. Wuimarino—Smith (0) 3577, Speei (G) 1996. Oroua- Gut-brie (G) assured. Ottiki- Field (G), astiured. Hntt —Wilford (0), assured. Wellington South -Hindmarsh (L 4123, Luke (G) 2956, Williams (1 210. Ohrhtcburch Ea3t—Dr Thacke (0), asFun-d. Wairarapa—Hornsby (0). Motufka—Hud?on (G)\. Westland-Seddon (0). Selwyn -Dickie (0). Waitaki - Anstey (0), Dunedin Central --Munro (L). Cbalaiers—Dickson (G). Wakatipu—Fraser (G). Mar?deu—Mander (G), Manuka—Laing (G). Rnglan -Bollard (G). Buy of Plenty—McDonald (Oj. T'luraraanui—Jennings (0). Hawke'a Bay Campbell (G). Palmerston North—Buick (G) 2731 Thorn (8 D ) 1686, Crabbs (0) 147( Nasb (G) 1070. Thames —Khodes (G), agsured. Ohinemuri—Poland (0) 2857, Clar G)2738 Waitema=a-Harris (G)4439, Tews ley (Oj 3604 Wallace—Thomson (0} 2654, Roc ger (G) 1978. Gisborne - Carroll (0), assured. C'utha — Malcolm (G], assured. Auckland West-Poole (0) 470 i Bradney 3331. Napier-Brown (0)5607, Venable 2474 (G). TaumDga—Herries (G; 4200, Ste wart (0) 2233. Timam-Craigie 4186 (0), Smitl (G) 3078. Kaipara—Coafces (G) 3359, Ho 2174 (Q) Stratford-Hine (G) 2848, Hawkia (0(2168' Awarau— Ward (0) 3043, Hamii ton (G) 1858. Invercargill — Hanan (0) 4557 Lilfierap (G) 2992, Oiimaru—Lee(G) 3386,Macpbei'sor (0) 1918 Waikato—Young (G) 4038; Scholes (G) 2302 In Nelson seat Field 3296, Afcmon 3214, 200 seamen's and absent vote to come. In Dunedin Central Munro's electioi not assured. x — Final State of Parties. Government 8S Other parties ... ... 38 The ExpediMonary Force votes wil affect the Nelson seat, Hawke'g Btn (Campbell, G, 3727, MoNab, 0,8603) Wnirarapa(Hornby, 0,3056, Buchanan G, 3033) «nd Dunedin Central, where there is a diQe-rßnco of one vote be 1 n'ven Sfatham »ud Munro, the iattei bi-Mnsr in the Inad. In Wellington Kasr, 34 vofes divide the cundidatep, and iberf«ult may ba reduced wht-rj rbe expeditionary vote i.s counted.

ELECTORAL, Poluxg koctei. FiiiLK. ■ Bnoui:s. Jsr. Akaroa 214 218 11 Ataahua 46 44 BiwuHieitb 31 31 Bro(,k?id3 41 09 J Burnbftiri 13 13 D yicston 121 00 .Dunsandel 80 79 I 103 03' 6 1 EllRJmeru 33 38 I G.'rn;<in Bav 30 -7 Grrt-Hj.iirk 57 72 .2 ; H'>;--.vp!i i4r> H5 Irw :; s- 03 Kii. i.•••!)>• f)'i 70 L ■:.)■■ r A<> 2(5 78 1 LiiLvsUle f>0 /i0 Leestcn 188 22:2 JLifColn 117 191 i Littl" lliver K>7 117 2 i Motnkarara 04 . -17 jPrr-bbleton CS ' 1G2 I Puiiba a0 12 Kolioston 32 4(5 1 Sfldgptnere .30 19 SouthbridRB 168" Hi) Milltnwn KU 01 1 Spreydon 22(5 221 8 Springston 90 80 Spvingston South 81 76 1 TaiTapu 05 ISO 3 Tpmpleton 21 2S Wainui 20 GO j . !. Tota's 2609 2606 IICENS1NG POLL. Local Option Nat. Oitiok i i c> n> Polling Booth gs-s | I 'S ■•s o 1 :§ . s 3 « S o≤5 Akaroa 280 151 12 269 100 M A'naluia , 08 23 (<H 23 Brottdfield 35 26 34 26 Brookride 05 73 2 65 73 2 Bumbam 1C )U M 12 Doyleston 120 89 4 121 90 S Dunsnndel 77 S7 75 8(3 Divauchelh 113 52 111 f>0 Elleamore 43 27 r l 40 30 1 German Bay 12 21 31 26 Grfsnpark 03 02 57 05 Halswell 182 8G 182 100 Irwell CG Sβ 05 43 Killinchy 52 72 50 07 r.ndbrroks 52 72 50 07 Lakeside 07 36 43 G7 Leet-ton 185 211 183 207 Lincoln . 171 123 161 129 Little River J84 9-1 174 104 Mdtuk'irara 85 25 85 24 Prcbbleton 130 99 125 101 ! Puaba 38 23 34 27 Kolleeton 33 41 36 42 Sed(4tnere 23 23 25 22 SoiHhbridge 153 154 146 155 Milltown 97 G2 03 69 Spreydon 207 227 17 186 244 18 Springston 78 87 5 77 87 6 Springston Soutb 89 60 87 G2 TsiTapu 125 114 125 113 Terapleton 36 12 2 32 16 Wainui 36 40. 33 60 Toia's 3014 2320 42 2890 2626 74

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THE GENERAL ELECTION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3460, 11 December 1914

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THE GENERAL ELECTION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3460, 11 December 1914

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