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MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

THE CITY. lIIOIt WARIJ. The following was the result of the election for High \Vard : John Duron .. .. .. unvotes William Hutchison .. .. 251) ~ Majority for Barron, 15V. Informal, 0. Mr Barron was therefore declared elected. Mr Bauuon thanked those of the ratepayers who had again elected him as their councillor, and, in doing so, said that those electors who had not done their duty by voting should be disfranchised. (Hear, hear.) The law should be so that if i'. man had a vote and did not exercise it he should oe disfranchised until he recognised the value of the privilege which he held in his hand. Mr Hutchison thanked the ratepayers who had voted for him. A number of them thought that a change in the Council was desirable, and ho thought so, too, and therefore gave the ratepayers an opportunity of gratifying their wishes. But the majority of them did not want a change, bo he was quite satisfied. —(Hear, hear.) LKITH WAltO. The contest for Leith Ward resulted as follows: — William Swan 520 votes Thomas Johnston .. 216 „ Informal votes, 0. Majority for Swan, 311. Mr Swan, in thanking the electors for returning him, said ho would endeavor to do his duty fairly, honestly, and uprightly for the benefit of the ratepayers. Mr Johnston said he had stood because he thought it would be a great disgrace to Leith Ward to let any person have a walk over. —(Applause.) He had contested tho election nine years ago and was defeated, and now he was defeated again, but he was perfectly well satisfied with the decision of the ratepayers, and bowed to the vote with all good grace.—(Applause.) CAVERSHAM. The polling for tho election of a councillor to represent North Ward, Caversham, resulted as follows : Andrew Boyca.. .. .. .. 87 George Nuttinir .. .. ..27 Majority for Boyee, 10.

SOUTH DUNEDIN. The polling for the election of a councillor to represent North Ward, South Dunedin, resulted as follows : Charles Fißher .. .. ..78 John Tulloch Ross .. ..70 Majority for Fisher, 8. ROSLYN. Tho election of a councillor to represent Sunnyside Ward in the Roslyn Borough Council took place yesterday at the Good Templars' Hall, Kaikorai, and resulted in the return of George Brown Lindsay. The polling was as follows : Oeorffe B. Lindsay .. .. .. tft Frederick W. Eason .. .. .. R6 Majority for Lindsay, 23.

PORT CHALMERS. The election for councillors for High, East, and Middle Wards for the Borough of Port Chalmers, in place of Crs Pullar, Putnam, and Pedlow, who retire by rotation, resulted a3 follows : 111011 WARD. William Pedlow .. .. ..115 Dtvid A. Do Mans .. .. .. 5 Majority for Pedlow, 110. Informal, 3. Mr De Maus had on tho previous evening announced his withdrawal from the contest. KAST WAP.D. William M. Innes .. .. - 63 William PuJnam 30 Majority for Inncß, 33. MIDDMi WARD. Henry J. Pullar .. .. ..5* Andrew M'Kinnon .. .. ..28 Majority for Pullar, 2(5.

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MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, Evening Star, Issue 8011, 13 September 1889

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MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS Evening Star, Issue 8011, 13 September 1889

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