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THE ELEC TION’S

Mr O. S. Thomson.. Labor candidate for Chalmers, addressed considerably over 100 electors at Ravousbourne last evening and was listened; to very attentively for about one and three-quarter hours, after which he was bombarded with quesiions for over an Hour. Mr ihomson. however, proved moke than a match for two of those who were asking the questions simply for the sake of doing so, and at the close of his address, on the motion of Mr Gate, senior, Mr Thomson was accorded a. 1 very hearty vote of thanks. The mover of the motion stated that ho considered 1 that Mr Thomson was being treated by two or Unco of those present in a most ■ un-British-iike manner One of the two who bad been conspicuous in the hackling, in seconding the vote of thanks, stated that ho hoped Mr Thomson would not win, although he was satisfied he had a fair char/co of doing so. Tho Reform candidate, Mr J. M. Dickson, addressed a 'meeting at Highcliff last night. Mr Jas.( Fairbairn presided over a most enthusiastic audience. The candidate was attenti'velj' listened to and frequently applauded during and a-half "that he Outlined the policy of the Government. JN amorous questions were satisfactorily dpalt with, after which the Rev. Mr M’Dokald proposed a hearty vote of thanks to Mr Dickson and comidenco in tho Govenkment, which was unanimously carried} with acclamation. Mr J. W, Munro, Labor candidate for Dunedin Centjral, addressed a crowded meeting of el/ectors in tho Presbyterian Church Hall,i Mornington, last night. The candidate’- was listened to with close attention, and/ was frequently applauded. At the conclusion ox his remarks ha was accorded a volte of thanks and confidence on the motion of Mr C. J. Foley, seconded by Mr-j A. M'Carlhy. Mr A. Walker, the selected Labor candidate for D limed in North, addressed a meeting of bhe electors in the Howe .Street Hall IJast night. Mr G. Fleury presided, andi there was an attendance of dose on 2vO. Mr Walker spoke on the lines of has previous addresses, and emphasised defects in the administration of "the MasseV' Government, and the great need therb was for a strong Labor representation in the House it Labor was to get a square deal. On concluding his address! a unanimous vote of thanks and confidence was accorded the candidate, '

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THE ELECTION’S, Evening Star, Issue 15658, 24 November 1914

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THE ELECTION’S Evening Star, Issue 15658, 24 November 1914

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