CANDIDATE'S LIVELY RECAEPTION
TNSAVOKY EGGS IN EVIDENT E. GOOD-Ii UAIORKD HDR-diREA V. (I’kii Unxtkd I’niisa Ahsociai iu.s.j AUCKLAND. October AA'iliiam Storey, a young man .announced as a candidate for the Parnell seat, had a lively meeting in the Parnell Hall la.T nigiit. ' Hi* voice w.as frequently droxvned hy interjections. He was describin'.; how he would have settled Die strike, when tour stale eggs were thrown. This induced several of Air Storey’s committeemen to hastily retire from Die platform, but Air Storey proceeded with lus speech nmid a storm' of interjections anti a cannonade of eggs, while fireworks were exploded in the h.all and on the platform. Eventuallv. while a man was attempting to move a vote of confidence in the. speaker, the .audience sang ‘ It’s a long. Ion,; way to Tipperary.' "When asked to vote on the motion, the .audience supported it unanimously, with loud cheerin-'. Eventually the candidate was seized hv .some of the audience and carried down the street into a hotel, where the police stopped further horseplay.
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CANDIDATE'S LIVELY RECAEPTION, Evening Star, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914