THE CITY ELECTION.
A meeting of temperance workers was held in the Lower Choral Hall on Saturday evening to oonsider what ao'ion should be taken in connee« Hon with the election of M.H.R. for the City. Mr J. TV. Parkinson, D.O.T. of the Good Templar Order, was voted to the chair. About seventy representatives of the several temperance .organisations were present. Feveral of them spoke respecting the position and views of Mesßrs Sligo, Gourley, and Hutchison in regard to temperance reform. The following resolution was unanimously and enthusiastically carried:—"That this meeting of temperance workf r s is of opinion—(l) that Mr W. Hutcbisoui in Mb position in the House of Representatives and elsewhere, lus always spoken and acted consistently in favor of temperance reform, and of the ri?ht of the peome by majority vote to control the liquor traffic; (2) that Mr Hutchison having done nothing whatever to forfeit the confidence of the Temperance party, we therefore resolve to do ail in our power to endeavor to secure his election in the present contest; and (3) we respectfully urge all friends of temperance in the Dunedin electorate to accord him their hearty support." It was further resolved—" That all present join Mr Hutchison's Central Committee with the view of assisting h'm in bis candidature." Members of all sub committees working for Mr Sligo meet at the central rooms this evening. Mr W. Hutchison issues an address to the electors in this issue. A well-attended meeting of Mr Alex. Sligo's Committee was held in the rooms, King street, on Saturday night, Mr Megget occupied the chair, and reported very satisfactory and encouraging results by a largo majority of supporters. A thorough understanding had been arrived at in order to make Bure that no section of the district is overlooked. Mr Alex. Sligo's North-east Valley subcommittee met in the rooms on Saturday night, when Mr 0. Allen presided. The reports submitted by the various members showed that a great amount of work had been'dono in the district, and that those interested in the candidature of Mr Sligo are very aotive and energetic
Meetings This Evening. Mr Hutchison, at the Public Hall, North-east Valley, at 8 o'clock. Mr 31iso, at Mornington Presbyterian Hall, at 8 o'clock. Mr Gourley, at Temperance Hall, Morninfrton at 7.30, and at St. John's Hall, Roslyn, at 8.30.
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THE CITY ELECTION., Evening Star, Issue 10442, 11 October 1897
THE CITY ELECTION. Evening Star, Issue 10442, 11 October 1897
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