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THE TRAMWAYS BOARD ELECTION.

The poll for the election of members of the Tramways Board will be taken between the hours of 9 a.m. .and 6 p.m., and the polling booths for the different districts jars: — C_TmSTCITOECH-SYDEN__U_- ! ST. AJ-BAN-. Provincial Council Chanibers (principal). Oddfellows' Hall, Lichfield street. Si. John's Schoolroom, Madras street. St. Michael's Schoolroom, Durham street. Oddfellows' Hall, Montreal afreet North. Foresters' Hall, Vcged street, Hichrnond. Borough Council Chambers, Sydenham. I Public -library, Waltham road, Sydenham. j Methodist Schoolroom, Selwyn street. Borough Council Chambers, St. Albans. St. Matthew's Schoolroom, Caledonian road. LINWOO-D SUB-DISTRICT. Borough Council Chambers, Wbrcester street. Social Hall, Church street. WOOI_!TON-S-MNEB-HEAT_K!OT_1. Borough Council Office, "Woolat-Q. . Borough Counoil Office, Sumner. He_t_coto Road Board Office, Ferry road. City Conned-- Shelter Shed, Buckleyroad. Malone's Store, Colombo road, Becking_an_ NEW BRIGHTON-AVON. Borough Coancil Office, New Brighton. Public Schoolroom, Burwood. The Poultry Farm Grounds, Buxton's Corner, Shirley road. St. Paul's Schoolroom, Papanui. RICCARTON-SP_tEYIX>N-B___SWEI,L. Mrs Adams's Store, Papanui. Mrs Hone's Store, Manning street and Bicoarton road. Sprejdon Mission Hall, Lincoln road. Spreydon Road Baord Office, Simeon street. The candidates' names will appear on the voting papers in alphabetical order, surmaine first and christian names following, as given below, and voters will strike out the names of those they do not wish to vote for. In the Christchurch-Sydenham-St. Albans sub-district each elector can vote for four or a smaller number of candidates, and four names, or less than that number, must be left __c_noell-_. In the other sub-district-only one name must be left uncancelled. THE CANDIDATES. The names of the candidates for tihe C_Bri-t----church-Sydenliam-St. Albans _üb-di-triob will appear aa follows on the voting paper: Beaven, Arthur Ward. Casimir, Christian. Davey, Thomas Henry. Gapes, Thomas. Gray, Charles Matthew. Gohns, Ernest William Frederick. Hayward, WilUam. Newlyn, John He_th. Payting, George. Reeoe, William. Simpson, George. Sorensen, Henry Bylove. Stead, George Gatxmby. Sullivan, Charles Thomas. Wigram, Henry Francis. It will be remembered that' Mr H. G. Ell, M.H.R., was nominated, but subsequently withdrew from the contest. On the voting paper for the Linwood sub-district the candidates' names will appear as follows: — Jamieeon, John. Pearce, Herbert. On the voting paper for the W-oJston-Sumner-Heathcbte sub-district the candidates' names will appear as follows:— Richardson, John. Scott, George. The candidates' names on the toting paper for the New Brighton-Avon subdistrict will appear as follows: — Glanville, James. Morgan, Arthur Buckland. . Winney, Charles Henry. On the Riccarto_-Sprey_on-H__nre_. sub-district voting paper the candidates' names will appear as follows: — Pitcaithly, Robert. Staples, Samuel Albert. Wavmouth, Frederick. Those qualified to vote are (1) persons owping freehold property in the _üb-<__-tri-te; (2) persons who are ratepayers, and whose names appear in the occupiers' column in the rate books of the city, borough, or road district; and (3) persons possessing a residential qualification, that is that they have been in occupation as tenants or sub-tenants of any house, warehouse, office or shop, the rent of which is at a rate of not less than £510 per annum. In respect to the two first qualifications no personal application was. necessary . for enrolment; personal application was necessary in respect to the residential qualification.* It has already •• been decided that boarders or lodgers are not qualified to apply for enrolment in respect to the residential q___fic_tionIt is anticipated that some confusion will arise in connection with voters who possess the necessary qualification to vote in more than one district in view of the fact that they can only record one vote, and that for tfce candidate for the sub-district upon the roll j of which the voter's name appears. Thus, a person qualified to vote either in the CSiri-tchuroh-Sydenham-St. Albans sabdistrict and the Linwood sub-district may present himself at a C___rt*_u_oh-Sy _e_h___- j St. Albans booth only to find that his name ] docs not appear on tho roll for that stib-di-trict, but is on tho roll for the Linwood sub-district. Elector, who pce-essed qualifications to vote in tootb than one sub-dis-trict were, it is understood, given the option of deciding in which they w_t_d vote, and some took advantage of this, whilst others omitbed to do so. In order to reduce to a minimum the inconvenience which it is anticipated will arise, the ret_rn__g officer (Mr John White law) has supplied his poll clerks with copies of the complete roll (in addition to the rolls of the sob-district in which they are taking the poll), and they w__ acquaint voters with the sub-district on the roll of which their names appear..

North; Foresters' H-U, Yogel street, Richmond. IN ST. AlJ3AN,'s—Borough Council C__-_bers; St. Matthew's Schoolroom, Caledonian road. IN UNWOOD—Borough Council Chambers. THE NUMBERS ON THE ROLLS. The total number of persons qw-ified to vote for members of the Christohurch Tramway Board is 12,878. The details are: — Christoh_rch, Sydenham, and St. Albans s-b-distriot, 7332; Wool-ton, Sumner, and He_thcote sub-district, 1817; Linwood s_b--isLrict, 1499; Riccart-on, Spreydon, and Halswefi sob-district, 1361; New Brighton and Avon sub-district, 869.

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THE TRAMWAYS BOARD ELECTION., Press, Volume LX, Issue 11488, 22 January 1903

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THE TRAMWAYS BOARD ELECTION. Press, Volume LX, Issue 11488, 22 January 1903

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