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KTesterdsy a deputation, of citizensJ _____ by MrJ.T. Matson, waited upon T—-*___>_pi_3 Mayor at the City Council r Sisjfaat to present him with a requMtiorl L r_ling hha to allow himself te be nomi-l '-; :|a_d for a second term of office. The! - saftSs—_, -which bore . 250 signatures,! the following names, amongst ethos s—Messrs J. T. Matson, T. L Joynt, {--t__e Harper, W. C__y_taU, C E. _______ W. H. Wynn-Williams, J. _9Erier, J. Lewis, J. D. Macphereon, J. Coo—. H. Thomson, D. S. MelvUle, P. -rot, P. A. Bishop, T. Pavitt, W. ____!, G. G. Stead, A. McD. Cooper. —,J.B. Barman, H. E.Webb, G. Gould. _.JL Morten, J. Struthers Williams, H. . A. Scott, Hon. S. Parker, T. J. Haling, J. ____, W. D. Meares, B. Pufiett, &c. - r._atson, in presenting the requisi- "___,«__! that though fully aware of the . -__flli_g__es of toa "Worship, through. |W_h__ of private business, to undertake! , fits car— _ another year of office, stillfl *|he names appended to _u» requisition werea ,*& such a flattering character as had never! .efore been presented to any one in thel tfa. and a guanrntee that the majority of I fas ciß—__ felt and recognised to the fuU 1 th* admirable manner. in which his I ufaship had discharged the duties de-l ~ *J__-gupon him during the past year. The 1 w k_h the many calla upon his I we,—the interests of the citizens, had § ■"_*** j the zealous straightforward way i ***W*e_ he __d acquitted himself whilst § i **• important position of the 1 -y?- 6 : Christchurch, emboldened the 1 -fßSpj-^* 6 *^ c hiterests of the citizens, § - "StSSIS!"?. _° k* B own inclinations, to _r"" '______?- &&& *° c °ma forward for _J2?J(*R' No one more fully than ]S__i___^ the **<* that his: WorJwaady done much for theratejgfe. _____ given his time to matters interests of the city, and bad . _S?*JJ""— t aßs_uously in their service. ' _____$** Perhaps h_ Worship might - __!__.*** BBe ß -ntitled now to rest, the ggtßtaratg of C__ristchu_-h demanded ."*"■■__ aid remain yet another year in 2_V,*-*I emulating his predecessor, t *■>____»** °°--iderable inconvenience to - -"» way to what was aU but the \r"|™w*— wish of the citizens, and return ~°g*n_le reply to the requisition. He; _ *__»now while, premising that it was . : jSf* orer 250 of the leading resift" __? ** C__UrtchT__i read the pur!_Lm of it. .It was as follows: — J» C. P. Hulbert. Esq., Dear __•,— '2_, "pforsignei burgesses of the W«C__—tehurch, desiring to recognise' ■wA highly efficient manner in which you 2*» -.charged the onerous duties de-; 3_b*"*J upon you as Mayor of the city for *"** year, respectfuUy request that you g*[ allow yourself to be nominated to fiU _!%;—igh and important office for the lUblug twelve months." said that, as probably the #*Be_en composing the deputation were _?***,—*< had made up his mind not to *_* forward for a second year of :_y- . But certainly, although this g**r_i___on was weU founded _d *_*_h_l» the huge number of Big-j *__** °* influential citi-ens appended j *»_*_ requisition had great weight with 5 fsfc*"d he could not but feel highly _-___?_* at the appreciation thus exjE**& -fthe little he had been able to do S___J*% during his period of office. __• __T_! deTOlTia g n pon the Mayor of a Christchurch involved the sacri-' " '__ _ni 00na * dera hle amount of time, ■ _■_ _-r Bacn a requisition i____ ?Bei _ ed te him ' ne could nofc hut ' '___2P___T i * tte ou _ht seriously to conin the interests of the citi--1 __>__ not to **aiTO any personal 1 8, At c same time he !_____* to - 1 * dtstinctiy understood llto^T? 18 "» U °°-M not in any way ■__**___-i 6p a lar ? e BOm °* mone y M» Sho_dtheoc___n arise for *_■____: *_ aid c * a^^ principal citizens to•^^ES^*- 4 con-nit with them as to the : ®" cl <?"-*_ ti-em out, of course *»y te -^^ them __rC___3_. W _' 1 «nd __1_?- gluß °»a feelings asto his nominated for

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THE MAYORAL ELECTION., Press, Volume XL, Issue 5953, 11 October 1884

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THE MAYORAL ELECTION. Press, Volume XL, Issue 5953, 11 October 1884