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Electoral. QFFICIAL DECLARATION OP POLL, ELECTORAL, DISTRICT OF WAIKATO The following is the result of the Poll taken on the 6th day of December, 1899, for the Electiori of One Member to servo in the House of Representatives for the above Electorate: — Hosking, John 2015 Lang. 'Frederic William ;.'. 2337 I therefore declare Frederic William Lang- duly elected a member of the House of Representatives for Waikato. ■. , J. F. LONG. , ;1 Returning Officer, i The Courthouse, Hamilton West, December 12. 1399. _ T^ECLARATION OF LICENSING POLL In the , LICENSING DISTRICT OF EDEN. In pursuance of the Alcoholic Liquors Sale Control Act Amendment Act, 1895, I hereby give public notice of the result of the Local Option Poll taken uncter. the provisions of the said Act:— No. of. Votes Recorded., That the number of licenses ex- , . isting- in' the district continue 227S . ,- That the number of licenses ex- ' .. | isting- in the district be re- -" J duced 2027 ' s That No Licenses be granted in , i the District 1919 ' The total number cf voters whose votes were recorded at the Poll was 4395, and, as the number of votes recorded in favour of • the proposal that: the existing number of licenses in the district continue is an. absolute majority of th» total number of voters as aforesaid, X hereby, declare such proposal to be carried. ; ... . Dated this 13th day of December, 1899. ; BENJ. GILMER. , ■• Returning: Officer. ' mO , THE ELECTORS . OF. . EDEN* i Ladies and Gentlemen,— . ; ! - I heartily thank you for youi confidence in returning- me again as youfl ' representative. My especial thanks ara gratefully given to those who worked so energetically and unselfishly too secure* my return. To those who voted against | me I shall be most happy to assist them in any. 'way I can, consistent with my, duties, as their Representative. Yours faithfully,/ } JOHN BOLLARD. , !rp.O THE . ELECTORS OF~""EDEIv Ladies and Gentlemen,— '.; • /• Mr Malcolm Niccol • haying: publicly announced in to-day's issue., Ot the "Herald" that a majority of you tiacl cast-your votes in his favour, arid that • by a technical error he is de/prived of tha high honour of being the Parliamentary Representative for' Eden, it is my. duty |to place the actual facts before' you* : / The technical error refer/red to byr him * 'is the fact that 14 Ballot Papers were [rejected at Devonport .for not'bearing I the official stamp. Since, however,; >df these 14 votes, as already yes-* terday's "Herald," six /were for Mr Bollard and eight for Mr, Niccol, it is quit© clear that even had they been couhted, Mr Bollard would still have been elected by a majority of''two. As my1 srtatement is corfbboratea by the He'tuttllng: Officer and the Officials at the Devonport -Poll, as well as by my own writteH memorandum made'at the count,'ahtl.' as Mi- Niccol's Scrutineer has expressed his complete satisfaction with the -fah> ness and openness of the scrutiny,, I ; have no hesitation whatever' in giving an unqualified denial to Mr Malcolm Niecol's statement «ttiat a majority of the Electors of Eden cast their favour,'and that, he lost his ■ seat f6r this Electorate through a, technical error. . Yours faithfully, • ' ' , l SELWYN MAYS. " Scrutineer for John Bollard, M.H.R. Devonport, December 13th, 1899. ■■ Tf<DEN . 'ELECTION. Referring to my assertion that a majority, of the votes cast were in my f*voui> and the contradiction of that : statement by Mr Bollard's scrutineer, I-hereby reiterate my former/statement, but am precluded by the Electoral'; Act from giving' particulars, which can only be brought, out by further proceedings by petition, which are now under consideration. '■ ■- MALCOLM NICCOiU.i Devonport,-December 14, 1899. ; ' A MEETING- OF MR ARTHUR ROSSER'S ELLECTION COMMITTED wil be held on FRIDAY EVENING at 8 o'clock, in the Room at the rear of th» Tailoresses' HaJ.i. . : '■'.. : . ".'■ .?".,: mHINGS WORTH. THINKING OK i- WHEN YOU WANT CLOTHING. J. H. DALTON is ttiv inventor of the now celebrated Footballer Brand of Clothing, tailor-made and ready .for immediate wear. . , ' J. H. DAYTON makes all his own Readymade Clothing- on the premises. J. H. DALTON took First and Special Prifce for High-class Tailoring and Firat. and Special for Artistic Cutting at the largest exhibition ever, held in Now Zealand. ■ • • ■ —■. J. H, DALTON Buys for Cash and Sells : Cash.- •■ " -' ■ ' ■■ * J. H. DALTON deals " direct with ; the manufacturers, of all the choicest1 materials, and so saves' the middlei-: man's profits. J. H. DALTON will' give you a Suit for £2 10/, worth £4 10/, made to order. J. H. DALTON guarantees to fit every figure with his Footballer Brand ot Clothing,, and will make any altera-tion-free of charge, or exchange same* if it does not suit customers. ■ , i, COAdlMb h/z.i\ls.' ■ (As Pub'lshed in the "Star.") -: 1 ■■ ■ ■"■ " — ■ ; ' liM MEBTTJtNGS.: etc.. TO-NIGHT. , Opera House—"A -Trip ■to Chinatown" 1 City Hall—The Gaiety Company j s St. George's Hall—Concert, 8 ■ ;All Saints' School—Entertainment, 7.30 V.M.C.A. Rooms—Complimentary Social to Mr G. Fowlds, S , - : ■ Catholic Institute—St. Patrick's Convent Schools Concert, S St.-, James. Hall.— Sale of Work and Xmas Tree, S St. George's Hall—Lecture .by Captain Neville.-7 : Forts—Parade Devonport Coastguards, 8 Foresters' Hall—Onehunga Musical Soi ciety, 8 'y AUCTIONS TO-MORROW. ", Cochrane and Son—Furniture, etc., 11 J. W. Gilman — Drapery at Protestant Hall, Newton, 11 and 2 . • ' . < Vaile and Sons—Property, 2 Churtbn and Co.—Buggies, Harness, etc.* 11; Racing Privileges, 12 Buckland and Sons—Dogcart, Mare, 'Har* ness, etc., Haymarket, 12 ■ Lewis and Co.—Pianos, 2.30 ' ." Alex. Aitken, Limited—Market Day Salffg 10.30 Gabriel Lewis and Co.—Drapery,. Millinery, etc., 11.30 Richard Arthur & Co.—Market Day Salfl II ' . Warren Blyth and Co. — Usual Bicyclei Sale, Fancy Goods, etc., 1 Edward Turner—Market Day Sale, 12 Arthur Tooman and Co.—Market DaySale. 11 Donald and Edenborough—Fruit, Produce- I etc., 10.30 K<,-, , ; ' Hall and Perkins—Market Day Sale. 10.30 J. Jones—Produce, Poultry, Fruit, 10.30 Arthur and Gorrie—Fruit. Produce. U Donald and Edenborough—Fruit, Produce 10.30 __ __'_

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 6, Auckland Star, Volume XXX, Issue 296, 14 December 1899

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 6 Auckland Star, Volume XXX, Issue 296, 14 December 1899