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CITY OF CHRISTCHURCH.

"The polling for the three contested, wards -of the city took place yesterday. Then was little or no excitement, the general election "■which had preceded it evidently t-Ving all -this element out of the municipal eenteat. A aorel item in tbe election was the record by a number of female ratepayer* of their vote*, "for &« i" "first time in Christchurch. The molla of the polling are a* follows :— Thepolling for the North-West Ward was at the Orange Hall, Worcester street, and faulted as folluws :— Book wood Bishop ... 438 W.S.Kmg ... ... 316 M.M.Wjatt 306 Henry Thomson 254 - The South-West Ward poUmg waa at St. Michael's Church, Durham street, the result being— B.W.England ... ... 366 C. B. Taylor ... ... 274 WuuYiricent 272 B-Binatead ..." ... 180 Tha South- east ward polling took place at St. John's schoolroom, and the result was as f*llow»>— A. Aver* ... 869 C. P. Hulbert 621 A. Cuff ... 498 8. Mmmine ... _ 478 The Council therefore as now constituted will be Cra. Bishop, Sing, Wyatt, Ayers, Hulbert, Cuff, CmerrilL Gape*, Lambert, «a«la_d, Taylor, and Ymcent." The cfikial deckratioa of the poll will be nana to-day at noon.

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CITY OF CHRISTCHURCH., Press, Volume XXXII, Issue 4405, 12 September 1879

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CITY OF CHRISTCHURCH. Press, Volume XXXII, Issue 4405, 12 September 1879

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