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THE MUNICIPAL BY-ELECTIONS

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POLLING TODAY CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR AND COUNCIL ______ VOTING PLACES IN THE CITY Polling in the by-election for the mayoralty and for three seats on the Christchurch City Council will take place to-day. There are three candidates for the mayoralty and seven for the council vacancies. There are 85,708 electors on the roll which will be used. The mayoral vacancy was caused by the resignation of the Hon. D. G. Sullivan, because of his elevation to the Labour Ministry; the vacancies on the council followed the nomination of two councillors in the mayoral contest and the resignation of Cr. C. E. Jones because of ill-health. The mayoral candidates are:— J. K. Archer (Labour). J. W. Beanland (Citizens' Association). , , x _' E. L. Hills (Independent Labour). The candidates for the city council are: — Sir Hugh Acland (Citizens' Association). .... J. Carter (Citizens' Association). T. J. Maling (Citizens' Association). R. M. Macfarlane (Labour). G. Manning (Labour). J. Mathison (Labour). B. Ahlfeld (Independent). Polling will take place between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Method of Marking Papers Voters will be required to indicate their choice by placing a cross besidethe name of the candidate whom they desire to elect, and not by striking out the names of candidates they do not desire to elect. The cross system of voting will be used in both the mayoral and council election. Progress results of the election will be displayed on a board outside the Municipal Chambers in Manchester street as they come to hand. Polling Booths The polling booths will be as follows: CENTRAL. Marquee. Municipal Offices. 194 Manchester street. Orange Hall, Worcester street. Late "Sun" Newspaper premises Worcester street. Foresters* Hall, Oxford terrace. Old Art Gallery, Durham street. Knox Church Schoolroom, Bealey avenue. Marquee, Bealey avenue, near Colombo street. Marquee, Otley's timber yard, Madras street. Canterbury Rowing Club's shed, Cambridge terrace, near Fitzgerald avenue. „ , , East Belt Wesley Church Schoolroom, Fitzgerald avenue, near Worcester street. St. John's Church Schoolroom, Madras street. St. Michael's Church Schoolroom, Durham street. St. Andrew's Church Schoolroom, Tuam and Antigua streets. Church of Christ Schoolroom, Moorhouse avenue. Oddfellows' Hall, St. Asaph street. Hibernian Hall, Barbadoes street. Methodist Church Schoolroom, Stanmore road, Richmond. LINWOOD, BROMLEY. AND WOOLSTON. Linwood Public Library, Worcester street. . -. „ Marquee, yard, next to Rolleston street Hall. . _, Drainage Board Shed, River and Retreat roads. St. George's Church Schoolroom, Gloucester street and Linwood avenue. _ j . Marquee, next No, 702 Gloucester St. Chad's Church Schoolroom. Buckley's road and Carnarvon Marquee,' corner Linwood avenue and Buckley's road. Shed, Drainage Board Pumping Station, Tuam street and Matheson's road. Salvation Army Hall, Fitzgerald avenue. . Social Hall, Leyden street. Marquee. Charles and Grafton strGGtSt McDonald Hall. Aldwin's road. Monica Park Tea Pavilion, Ferry road. Mr Smith's Motor Shed, Hopkin's street, near MacKenzie avenue. Oddfellows' Hall, Ferry road. Marquee, corner Princes and Barton streets. Marquee, No. 74 Radley street. ST. ALBANS. PAPANUI. AND RICHMOND. Mr Musgrove's Shed, Merivale lane. Methodist Church Schoolroom. Rugby street. Elmwood Bowling Club's Pavilion, Heaton street. Mr Coombe's Motor Shed, St. Andrew's terrace, near Norman's road. Mr Fuldseth's Motor Shed. 96 Bligh's road. Memorial Hall, Papanui. Mrs Henderson's Motor Shed, 394 Papanui road. • • Marquee, St. Andrew's College Grounds, Papanui road. Marquee, next No. 55 Brown's road. Mrs Jackman's Motor Shed, corner St. Albans and Rutland streets. Salvation Army Hall. Cranford street. Marquee,' section adjoining Church of Christ, Warrington street. St. Stephen's Church Schoolroom, Warden street. Mr Frame's Motor Shed. 86 Hills * road. Presbyterian Church Schoolroom. Randall street. Methodist Church Schoolroom. Madras street north. Marquee, Barbadoes and Dean of Y»pg , f c Oddfellows' Hall, Canon street. St. Matthew's Church Schoolroom. corner Edgeware and Caledonian roads.

SYDENHAM AND SPREYDON. Baptist Church Schoolroom. Lincoln road. „ ' „ Presbyterian Bible Class Room, Bar* rington and Taramea streets. Addington Public Library, Lincoln road. _ , Methodist Church Schoolroom, Selwyn and Harman streets. Union Methodist Church Schoolroom, South Crescent road and Selwyn street. , Marquee, junction Strickland street and South Crescent road. Spreydon Public Library. Barrington street. Marquee, 124 Milton street. Shed. 137 Barrington street. Mr-Roger's Shed, 88 Somerfleld street. Baptist Church Schoolroom. Colombo street south. . St. David's Presbyterian Church Schoolroom, Colombo street. Sydenham, Public Library, Colombo Marquee, junction of Cadogan and Burlington streets. Salvation Army Young People's Hall, Battersea street. Sydenham Football Club Rooms, Lawson street. Railway Social Hall, Carlyle street. Christchurch Tramway Board's depot, Falsgrave street Waltham Hall, Shakespeare road. Waltham Library, Waltham road. St. Mark's Church Schoolroom, Opawa. St. Martins Public Wilson's road. Methodist Sunday School Hall, Martin avenue. i A polling place has also been provided at the Young Women's Christian Association rooms, at the corner of Norwich quay and Donald street, Lyttelton.

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THE MUNICIPAL BY-ELECTIONS, Press, Volume LXXII, Issue 21729, 11 March 1936

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