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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

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MONINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR THE TAURANGA ELECTORATE. Bay of Plenty Times, Volume X, Issue 1152, 30 November 1881

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