Mr J. T. Johnson has accepted, the Liberal-Labor nomination for Dunedin West niter consultation with his Chalmers committees, and without pledging them in any way he recommend* to their favorable consideration the claims of whatever Liberal candidate, may be chosen for Chalmers. Thu candidature of Mr E. (Purdic for the MaTsdeu electorate in the Opposition interests is announced. He contested the seat against Mr Marnier, the sitting member, at the lard' elect ion. G*ing to bis sou going to tho front. Mr James Walkco has decided not to conic-,-', tho election as .Reform candidate for Timant. It is rumored that Mr F. IE Smith, M.P. for Waitaki, will he approached. - Timnru telegram.
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GENERAL ELECTION, Evening Star, Issue 15627, 19 October 1914