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TO THE KDITOR. Sir, —I not ; ce that Sir Joseph Ward handed ft cheque for £IOO for " patriotic purposes" to the chairman of his BluiF meeting. This was actually done at a political meeting, and the same thing was dorCe by Lady Ward at another meeting. j Apart from "the lack of good taste in--1 volved, and the obvious purpose of such publicity, can you tell me whether this amounts to corrupt practices under our election law? The manner and method of the gift, I am sure, in England would be regarded as a " corrupt and illegal" practice. —I am, etc., Straight Goimi. November 25. [You had better consult a constitutional lawyer.—Ed. E.S.]

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IS IT A “CORRUPT PRACTICE”?, Issue 15660, 26 November 1914

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IS IT A “CORRUPT PRACTICE”? Issue 15660, 26 November 1914

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