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PREBBLETON.

The poll of the Lincoln electoral district «v publicly declared at noon on the 10to instant, at the district school, by MrO.l* Davies, Eetaraing Officer, the result of whico was the game a» appeared in our iesuo of tbit date. Mr O'Callaghan, tho successful candldaSe, addreseing those present (about a dozen), ssia that he thanked the electors for plaeiflg om in the proud position in which he cow <sfcoooi as their representative in the House of Bapresentatives, and hoped that his actions *&«* would prove that they had not miaphtea their confidence. He then propped ft tow of thanke to the Beturaing Often *n&, m subordinates for the impartial and efficient manner in ■which, the arrangements ot taß election had been carried out. , Mr Peryman said that although he appe&W at a defeated candidate he wos nonithtlest prouder of the confidence which had teen placed in him by those who had «*« |f him without eolioitation or coercion than m O'Oallaghan could be of hie majority, M » wae hit (Mr Peryman'e) opinion, and be w»» not afraid to assert it, that the tuacttstvl ceo* didate had been carried into hifl present position on the shoulders of the licensed Tietualleri. Hβ had much pleasure in eeccßflffia. the vote to the returning o/Eoer aad ba budcrdinatos. , , „„ Mr O'OaUaghan eaid he wag utterly astonished at the statement m&de by fiutf 7 ?" man that he (Mr O'OaUaghsn) had bees plaoed at the head of the poll through Wβ influence of the licensed victuallers. J" assured the electors that ib was notning o! toe kind. It wm a fact that he had never dweg his candidature soUcited the vote of * «ngw elector, and he was sure $ii« B PP« ter acted in a etraightforward acd hono»w* manner. ~ \f f Mr Peryman eaid that notwithstanding denial he was still of the «**>* opinion as he had before expressed. The Beturning Officer then thanked t» electors for the vote just passed.

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PREBBLETON., Press, Volume XXXVI, Issue 5074, 12 December 1881

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PREBBLETON. Press, Volume XXXVI, Issue 5074, 12 December 1881

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