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WAKANUI.

On Saturday at noon, at the Aebburton AuffitT Saieyards, Mr George Jameson, Bering Officer, made an official declaration 3* the poll in the presence of about 200 MjjoM. Aβ published in Saturday morniDg'i Cju the aggregate number of -votes weru 445 for Mr J. 0. Wason, 435 for Mr Joseph Ifea, and 74 for Mr 0. W. Puroell. Fifteen votes were tendered. Hγ Wason briefly addressed the electors, ww«. occasion to express hie dissent at tho katof the Aahbnrton " Mail " of Saturday*! aite having alluded disparagingly to tho manner in which the Deputy-Ketnrnm« ; Offisar at Bakaia had discharged his duties. Wr Waeon added that he thought queetiomi ; d partial conduct or otherwise should be» ■' aacSed. if necessary, in a court of law, and 1 ihoold not be made the subject of prematuro ? discoeiion in newspapers. Mr I7«e, in t he coo" 8 of hie smarts, ex • β-gged his dissatisfaction at the conduct of! Wty-Beturning Officers Messrs Boyle anc: 0 B M Branson; and deprecated the ciressostance, as he (Mr Ivess) alleged that h<. tod been swamped by bogus Totes from Ohristchurch district, which were secured by ,r»cial train. Mr Ivess wd he did no, eSeider himself a defeated candidate, iod he handed the Beturning Officer s, protest agsinst the validity of the election He aTerred that minors and non-naturalued. persons had been allowed to rote, and that, iorne of bis supporters had been, by partiality., prevented from exercising that privilege. Mr Itmi complained that Mr B. G. Wright had BOt given him, in reply to a letter, an intimagsß W to which of the two constituencies, Wtiwai o? Ashburton, he (Mr Wright) had. Retried to contest. Mr Ivess' remarks wert. Ytxslr applauded at intervals. }Ji "Pornell, while disavowing any reasor. jgesmplaint with regard to the conduct oil Xr Wuon, said that some of Mr Wason'ii fjmpartera had originally pledged themselveii him (Mr Purnell). These had lasted him —not becanse they loved hin. jaj, but because they disliked Mr Ivese more., grPumellsaid he thought it was unfair t<> galetttaeks on the election officers, and thai; it vu belt for a beaten candidate to take hiii talisg qtrietly. [Applause.] Eis proceedings terminated with a vote ol! ganb, which Mr Ivess proposed, to tho ' Estoraiag Officer. f We have received the following later 'I sterol, tome of which are complete, from tho ?m* AnoeMon :— WAITEMATA. Hrart ' 566 Alison 325 WAIPA. ■WbHsker ... 432 Jsebos 394 Joini 237 EAST COAST. McDoasld 432 Lttte 395 Esrter 161 Gannon ... 137 Two returns to come. HAWKE*! BAY. F. Button 327 W.B. Russell 233 Seven returns to come. . -v WAIPAWA. LtSth 588 Ormoad 563 NEW PLYMOUTH. T.Kelly 328 •-; Major Brown 179 : Two returns to come in. "1 WATRABAPA NOBTH. Beettam 671 i Beaall ... , ... 322 [ WJUBAEAPA SOUra. ; Saeiaaaa 436 : Bumy „ 370 Boye 119 MOTUEKA. EsrsthooEe 340 Qibbß 257 Hcddlestone „ 75 PICTON. Ooeafiy 357 : „ 311 WAIBAU. Didson 550 fieymonr 381 INANGAHUA. = Wsston 739 EaeTes 516 • McLean ... 39 ■s GEEYMOUTH. I Jatee 757 i Bmanes3 599 "I Jfaaaon 2 KUMABA. Saddoa 763 Bkke 623 BULLEB. Manro 423 O'Connor 415 WAIMATE. I Steward » 468 I Manchester 325 i Qement 41 ! Bateman ... ... ... ... 46 WATFAEI. : Dencao 378 j Sal iM ~ 329 J _ WAKOUITJ. I &WJ 233 I Jb*m 116 I u» «tao to come, which cannot affect ihe MOXJKT IDA. jfe&totenr 289 274 * iweatams to come. _. ; Pyke 562 4 Jwe 443 , _. CLUTHA. 1 TboasKja 286 t Jfifwitt , 227 1 _. „ WALLACE. • Darnells ... — 256 t ffirst ... 255 Melntosh ... 217 h §X? *.'. ;;: .:. 154 ? » HodgKason „. 131 t Jelastoaa ... 15 ;;; ." 13 - _~ IKYEBCABQILL. d «Mwick 771 f Ssieh 385 5 SOETHEBN MAORI DISTBICT. > aojuTawhia 506 i xtiawh&nga ... 881 f Bewiti* „ ... 24 f ..BABTEEN MAOEI DISTBICT. r Tomoana 818 783 ; F l f®e 546 i ***§*** 187 |E «artesr retnrns to come. 6 «■_• f MAOBI DISTBICT. i: 817 y. toJOTiaaia M 211 «ra*te l j^n rns tocome. ? |2r»-*^ t * ona * fterne received for the *' 51,, Btfll incomplete, do not alfect e^S* 100 oi **» candiiates a* already tele-

*- Viimna S*«««e.»pcit from Constantinople that after the recent military wvolt Pasha was wceivedl in iy7**|jr a» Sulten, that the poeibQily of MiOS^L 0 * Tewfik PMh » «■ d»e«i»ed.

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

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

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