Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


CANDIDATES' MEETINGS. —To-morrow. — Mr H. £. Moller (Chalmers), at Henley Public Hall. Mr Joseph Stevens (Wafcatdpu), at Clyde. MONTH'S RESIDENCE. SUFFICIENT FOE THE TOTE.

The Legislature Act, 1914, reduces the residential period entitling an elector to vote from three months to one month. This new provision means that a man may have been living in the North Island when the main rolls closed, and yet move down to Moagiel, for example., in time to be put on the supplementary roll for Chalmers. .New enrolments can also be made after a month's residential qualification. The writs announcing the date of election must be issued within 10 days of the dissolution of Parliament. This is not necessarily on the rising of Parliament, expected to take place to-night, for the dissolution may be effected a day or two later. DATE OF THE ELECTIONS. It is understood that the elections will lake place on December 10, the postponement for a week from the date originally mentioned in tho 'Star' being due to the •itting of Parliament rtinuing into November.

Mr Joseph Stevens, farmer, of Eiveradale, will be the Opposition candidate for the Wakatipn seat. Mr Hamilton has dropped out ot the Awarua contest, and Mr Tarrant from the Invercargill campaien. Reform candidates for both of these "seats have yet to be chosen. , , ~, , Mr J. E. Jenkinson, Liberal candidate for the Clutha seat, has been addressing the electors in the southern part of the district. Answering questions, Mr Jenkinson said that he would not support the measure providing fox a referendum on Bible in schools. He was a supporter of the three-fifths majority in No-license. Ho would support an extension of permits for totalisators to country meetings if such race meetings were managed by local people. In answer to another question, if he was in favor of a tax on bachelors, he sadd that he would favor the giving of more encouragement to unmarried men to get wives and keep them in comfort.

Sir James Carroll opened his election campaign at "Waeraengahika. He referred to the non-borrowing pretensions of the Government, and tho fact that they had already borrowed £15,000.000. A vote of thanks and confidence was passed.—Gisborae telegram.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

THE ELECTIONS, Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

Word Count

THE ELECTIONS Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.