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Mr R. Moore addressed ono of tho largest political meetings held in ltangiora, on Monday evening. The Mayor occupied the chair. The candidate's speech for the most part was on the lines of his first address, and hs references to the need for reform of the Administration were received with frequent expression* of approval. At the close quite a number of questions were asked, principally by Air H. Bovd, chairman of tho iTon. l>. Buddo's election _ committee, and the somewhat incisive replies given by Mr Moore proved that tho audience appreciated immensely tho answers. Mr T. Heney moved a vo'e of thanks. Mr Van Asch, in seconding, said that throughout the gpe-'ch had been dear and on straightforward lines, and tho fact that Mr Boyd had ass'etod to make some points strikingly plain was a distinct advantage to Mc Moore' candidature. The motion was carried wi;h acclamation. The Hon. D. Buddo addressed the electors at East Eyreton on Monday evening, when th.re was a good at endanoe. Mr Buddo, who waa well received, dealt pnncipallv with land set.lenient, the public debt, and how taxat on affected the farming interest. At the c'oseof the address an interesting discnss.'on took place on defence. On the motion of Mr Giles, a- hearty

vote of thanks was accorded Mr Buddo, ">/" Mr W. J. Dickie-Qddre&e*t.d a lafe •" meeting of the Selwyn electors in tna ■ * Mnytield Hall on Saturday night. Mr ' Lt;gqtt, chairman of tho Sciiooi Com- f> ~ mitice, presided. A hearty vote tf *;' thanks was carried unanimously, the motion of Mr "W. K. Di'low. Mr J. Kennedy, .Mayor of Gerakfcne, <" who is contesting the Ashburton eea? " in tho Liberal interest, addressed a J largo meeting of electors in the Volunteer Hall, Gcraldine, on Monday - night. Councillor T. Sherratt proaided. Tho candidate, who met with an \ encouraging recopton, received » hearty voto of thanks. Mr Geo. Armstrong, tho Liberal "' candidate for the Eliesmero scat, nek * dressxl a large meeting in tho Sprcrdon Hall on Monday evening, jffMcNieol presided. Tho candidate spoke on the lines of his opening speech, and at the close of his address wns, on the motion of Mr J. HcHewoll, sewnded by Mr E. Hayes, accorded a hearty voV of thanks. F. Ho well, who is contesting the rciesmore seat in the interests of the Government, addressed a large meeting of electors at the Sautlibridcro Town " Hnll on Monday evening. "Hγ E. Gf. *J* Hubhnrd presided. On the motion of T>r. Withers, seconded by the Rev. 11. W. Jackson, a vote of thanks to tho " candidate was carried by acclamation. Mr F. Rowcll addressed tho elec-ors of Brookside on Saturday evening. Them -was a fair attendance, and the candidate was accorded a honrty vote *. of thanks, on the motion of Mr W. B. Cunningham, Frconded by Mr Jackson. In response to a by the Liberals in Brure. Sir Joseph Ward will deliver a political address at Milton on "Dweniiior Ist. Mr Colin Cook was nominated yestcr- • day morninp by Messrs W. C. Cloary and E. Hcmler?on, as a candidate for tho Lytteltcn seat. Mr W. It. .Smith, tho Labour candidate for the Avon electorate, addressed a well-attended meotino; at the corner cf Buckley's ro"d md Cnnal reserve last evening. MV B. was tho chairman. The candidate spoke on similar linos to his bst address, and received a spl< ndid horrinc. Replying; to questinfs "\lr Smith stated tint on a nn-ennfidonce motion he would vote with Mr Massov if the motion, nffected tho . welfare of Vmmnnitv, but if nfaiiTrt tho interests of humanity ho would certainly voto acainsfc a motion. A unanimous vote of thanks was accorded thn carididnt". c Mr J. McComb.l, the Independent , candidate for Avon, nddrcpsod an open- " > air meeting at tho corner of North '(, Avon road and Stanmore. road last -*■ evening. There was a larjo ntten- ,» dance/. Mr T. H. Harris presided. A : unanimous vote of thanks and oonfidenco wns accorded tfle. candidate, on the motion of Mr H. A. NichoJas, sco- ' onded by Mr S. Pentecost- ' • The main rolls for tho Wellington city scats contain tho following num- . bor of electors:—Wellington North, 9839; East, 9384; South, $820; Central. 9378; and Suburbs. 7183. Mr G. W. Itus<r<?ll. M.P... addrossod a large meeting of Avon electors at tho corner of avenue and Hoywood terraco last night, Mr It. S. „ Ward presiding. A hearty vote of thanks, proposed by Mr S. Svans, was accorded tho speaker. -, Tho meeting •- dispersed with clicers for the candidate. Mr Colin Cook addressed a ineetng, " in the Opawa schoolroom last evening.. Mr G. E. Collins presiding over a largo -' attendance. At tho conclusion of his \? address tho speaker received a vot« of ' -= thanlis, on tho motion of Mr Pom- - berthy, seconded by Mr Ellis. Mr Geo. Laurenson addressed a meet* -" ing in tho public hall, Hcathcote. There • - was a large attendance. Mr J. Weir,' chairman of the School Committee, pre- -v sided. Tho candidate, after answering V a number of questions, was accorded ft vote of thanks and unabated confidence c.i unanimously, on the motion of Mr Me-"V- v , Dwell, seconded by Mr L. Coglo. ,/.- At the Coronation Hall, Spreydon,, &"% liist evening, Mr C. H. Ensor addressed ji : well-aftendtid mbeting^Mi 1 his'; nonborrowing policy, being- severe in liis ■< criticism of the financial wizardry of tho Ward Administration. H(j also stated his views on the land, licensing, and other topicaJ questions. Ho was accorded a vote of thanks. Mr McNicoll wae in tho chair. . Mr G. R. Whiting, tho Labour candidate for Christchurch South, ad- ', dressed a very largo meeting of electors in tho Presbyterian'*school, Harrington street, Spreydon, last evening. Mr James McCulloujjh occupied tae chair. On the motion of Mr. T. Woods,-" • seconded-by Mr C.,L. Tritt, a vote of thanks and confidence in tho candidate. ■ was carried, amidst choere, with oae dissentieat. ■ # At Wainui, on Monday night, Mr B. H. Rhodes addressed a well-attended meeting. Mr Mulcock, chairman of tho ' School Committee, presided. At tho - conclusion of his address'the candidate ~~ was accorded a vote of thanks, on the,, motion of Mr Luke Wright, seconded " by Mr Warner. ' » At tho meeting addressed by Mr C. A C. Hardy at Highbank on Friday, .th"«ns r : was an attendance of some seventy J:' people, including a number of Mr P. Drummond, jun., occupied chair. The meeting gave a very atten'-S* tivo hearing to the candidate, who ob ,* the closo of his speech answered several/ ' questions, tho chief interost being' • shown in military training and land settlement. On tho motion of Charles, seconded by Mr S. ftosooo, a>~ J - hoarty vote of thanks was passed, amid loud applause, to -Mr Hardy "for hi* - very interesting and instructive ad*'' dress."

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NOTES., Press, Volume LXVII, Issue 14207, 22 November 1911

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