THE MAORI SEATS. [Pke United Press Association.] WELLINGTON, December 1. 'live following are tile nominations for Maori electorates:— Northciii JJi-ar.ct. —Hernia te Waka, Tau llenaie, Riapo Timcti Puhipuhi, Anaru Ngawaki, Nan Paraone Kawiti, Paraone Hoovi, Neho Teni, Hemi te Paa.
Eastern. —Anuiana Turupa Agata, H«tekia tc Kaui Pere. Western. —Maui Pomars, Hema Ropata, Teao, Reixmo Eketone, Tuwhakaririka Patella, Rang! Mawhete, Ilori Tiro Paora. Southern.—Teone rla; a ] c.i; a Frihana. Taare Pa rat a, Hapawta Ron:. HON. W. FRASER. [Feb United Press Association-! GORE. December 1. The Hon. W. Fraser addressed a large spoke on the linos of his previous speeches, and was given a capital reception. A large number ol quest ions, .xaiipying about an hour and a-half. wore asked. Thev were confined almost solely to two individuals. The questions were mostly irrelevant, and a number of people lett ‘.’io meeting in disgust. The speaker r.rcU.y d-wii-H to answer further questions. A vote of thanks and confidence i - vas pillowed by an amendment of thanks. Only about 20 persons voted for the. amendment, and litis was declared carried. The meeting broke up amid some disorder without the motion being wit.
Mr I'. H. Dalton, Reform candidate for Dunedin Son ill, addressed the electors of St. Clair Presbyterian’ Hall last night. Dr Stenhouse presided, and at the close of Mr Dalton’s address expressed a hope that the electors would rend the candidate to Parliament. Mr Dalton was accorded a hcartv vote of tlinn.
The political contest in Wakatipu at the present election is mild compared with the excitement in the Fraser-Horn contest of 1911. Both candidates have unburdened themselves to tho electors without creating an v enthusiasm. Nevertheless the situation is discussed wherever electors congregate, and from what transpires a great many votes will ho controlled by party feelings. Liberals at Cromwell and Bannockburn
appear quite confident of a majority in ihesc two centres.—Own correspondent. The Hon. F. M. B. Fisher addressed Napier electors last evening in the Municipal Theatre. The building was packed long before 8 o'clock with an audience wliieh numbered 2,000. He was given an excellent hearing till near the end, when “ counting-oat ” tactics were resorted to. The Minister w.ae accorded a heartv vote of thanks, the meeting closing with loud and repented cheering and a counterdemonstration.
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THE ELECTIONS, Evening Star, Issue 15664, 1 December 1914