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THE ELECTIONS

MEE TINGS TO-NIGH I'. Mr H. E. Molier (Chalmersl. at Allan Public Hall. Mr W. A. 'Bodkin tOtago Central), at Town Hall. Clyde. ~A ITK LAND~ ; Kno.M a Cijßßi;sr<jMii,M. j November 3. The local war. which is to be fought out in t'ne second week of next month, lias begun here in earnest. Candidates are making themselves hoard, and already the juvenile crowd are commandeering all ammunition in the shape »,f eggs of no uncertain age. I attended a. meeting (!) of an alleged candidate for Parnell electorate last week. Not. since the days of Sir Henry Parke.s (then Mr Parkes) and Sir George Reid (also at the lime plain Geoige Reid) have I witnessed i-uch an eggs-Tilbiiion. The candidate, one Peicy Storey, was ,stormed at by fruit and shell, and ail the while lie wondered.

Tiie following Imoeast. is offend thus early of probable representatives "1 Auckland and suburbs in (be next Parliament ; Waitemata,—lE C. Tcwtdey. Grey Lynn.—Hon. G. FnwlrE. Auckland (~'ontral.- -Albert, (Rover. Parnell.—R. S. Briggs. .Auckland West.—C. TT. Poole. -Auckland East.—A. M. Myers. Eden.—C. J. Parr. (HALM ERS. I.a-', evening George S. Thomson, the E.iijor candidate for the Chalmers scat, addicsscd a well-attended meeting of electors at Sawyers Bay. A fair number of ladies were present. Tile candidate explained the position regarding the arrangement in re Liberal and Labor <andidates for the City seats. He received an attentive hearing, and ai the ( lose of his address answered a milliner of questions. He was accoided a very heatty vote of thanks. Mr d. M. Dickson, the .Reform <andidn.te, met his supporters in Ravensbounie iasf night, and a strong West Harbor committee was se; up. with Mr IE Palmer as chairman.

Mr H. E. .Molier. the Liberal candidate for Chalmn.-, addressed a meeting o; the electors in the Otokia School-house last night. Mr Fleming in the chair. A hearty vote of thanks and confidence was passed on the motion of Mrs Palmer. THE BRUCE SEA T. HON. .lAS. ALEEVS OPPONENT. It has been definitely decided that Mr Chas. Robert- Smith (Dunedin manager for M ‘Skimming and Son, of Benhar) shall he the Liberal standard-bearer for the Brnee scat. He was formerly a school teacher at Kaitangafa and >tirlirtg. Air W. I). Mason, of Middleniareh, whose name had previously been men tioned in connection with the campaign, will not now lie a candidate.

A Feilding message slates that Mr John Morrison, farmer, of Tokorangi. Halininbe lias been chosen ns - the Liberal candidate for the Droit.a electorate. He has been mi the Provincial Executive of the Farmers’ Union, and is a member of the County Council. The statement that Mi J. R. Hamilton would not stand for Awarna is imorrect, Mr D T Fleming, the Reform organiser, advises ns that he will definitely contest the seat, Mr T. A. TT. Ftc.’d. Government candidate for the Nelson scat, opened his campaign last night. He s.-TT that he was no believer in party government, inti while it. existed there was nothing to bo gained by bring independent. If elected lie would vote for the Reform party, because be was too much of a Liberal and Radical to support Sir Joseph Ward. A vote of (hanks ;mt| confidence was JTeolaroo carrie-*. a lift tho meeting conclude'! with cheers for Sir Joseph Ward and Mr At more (present momlier) from n section of The audience.

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THE ELECTIONS, Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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THE ELECTIONS Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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