MONINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR THE TAURANGA ELECTORATE.
To-day, at 12 o'clock, H- W l . Brabant, Esq., Eeturning Officer f or the electorate, took his , seat, in ; thp Native Commissioner's Qour,^ .Government Buildings, for the purpose.of- allowing the electors to nominate' candidates for the representation of ' the, district in Parliament. There was a laijge attendance of electors, the .Court being densely crowded., : ,'". " ■ ; Captain Turner proposed,'; and Mr James' Weir, (Jray seconded^ jhe nomination of Mj Q-eorge Veiey, Stewarii as a fit and proper personto^ represent tiie constituency dir'.Parliament. •' < Mr Bavi^ Luiidon 5 ' p;ro^6sed, ( - mA. Mr Xdam Porter ieciondb^, tlje. nomination of • Captain ; ;Wopyge-B6n'tham Morris as a- fit/ a^id proper. person to represent the ' constituency . in Parliament. ' •-" '. ' - ! ' A "" 5 :?
Mr "Eftchard .Bla ! k0-; liprogosed,i1 i progosed,i and 'Mr Eichard 'Ehodes seconded, the nomination of -'Mi' "V^ijliam. Kelly 'ftla fit aiid proper; person, l^iejre.seiit the constituency in Parliament.' - --,. - ; — Mr J. J,;Be&londi J prop.ofiMV/EM Mr Jpjin/ Maxwell seconded^he nomination of : Mr Senry ThQnias Eowe ias a; fit and;pr6p^pe>|b^^o;|^rfeto the constituency, in , ') *' \ ! The Eeturning 'Officer asls4 ■, $«WW ! elector had any other candidaik© to proI . JN9 response being, made,' , ... "The. Returning .. Officer., called for. a show of hands, which wa& taken with the following result:-— ' ' George Yesey Stewart ! .'. 37 George. Bentham Morris ...';• -.32; ''"Wniiam%ny -.. . i-V. ""19' Henry Thomas Eowe .. 18 The Eeturning£)fficer th,ereuppi| declared the, show of/hands in,. favour iof Mr George Yesey Stewart. . . , ; _ , > , * The announcement ..was ,the signal for an-ZyentfeusiastiCv outburst; of applause. ' '■ ri i;
Mr Adam Porter ans "Mi- -David iXiundon/^em'aiideiial^^'on $§half of Captain G. 'B/.'Mflriis. ,,'.•■;.:.. w* I Mr, fYYftliam = l£elly:demaaded a poll on behalf of himself.-. '■' ! •/ !(i " i- . The; |letu^^ng : '.O|acQE: v^)ate ;^'the 4.emand/^nd' Stated $$1 w/juid .taie place on ;^e |J 9ii. >< q|l)ecjember, . ; The, i \ Returning, - ?;Oi|ee : 5 .said "before the electors a6pa^ape^'|L^wjlsl^ed to caU. I thQ,^eniion^o^ < th^^ndjj<jates and iheir ' proposes, .fa}pi to section 2(3 of the .. Oprrupt. /Practices Prevention Act, and f to request fnat they would hand ' Him tKe names of their scrutineers at the earliest possible moment. 1 ' On 1 account /of tljue size of the district, the ballot* paperja" wpuld have to be sent f rota her & days before the election, and,^h.e names ! of any scrutineers the canc&dates might wish, to have at. the polling' booths, ! should be landed to /; him fee|ore that time., ,... . . . . ■f / . . A, vote of thanks ip the J&q turning [ Officer, proposed by Captain Morris, and seconded by Mr Kelly, terminated the proceedings. ' The three ' candidates subsequently addressed the electors- from; the steps jof the Government Buildings. '
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MONINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR THE TAURANGA ELECTORATE., Bay of Plenty Times, Volume X, Issue 1152, 30 November 1881
MONINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR THE TAURANGA ELECTORATE. Bay of Plenty Times, Volume X, Issue 1152, 30 November 1881
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