MR STATHAM RESIGNS. Tlw .resignation of his scat ns ;iiembcr for Dunedin Central ■ was forwarded to Wellington by Mr Ktatliam to ; day. It is probable that the iicsh election will bo held in tlw lirst or second woek in February. At a. meotiiii.: of the T)unc-diri Drivers' Union last ni«l.t a " manif<vto" was adopted cxprcMinn; the. opinion that the PriTnn MiiiisU'r'p reply to the request of the I'olitieal Labor Representation (!omnotice that tho prerogative vested in the I Jovemor-in-Couneil under section 237 of fie Legislature, Act sboiikl bo exorcised on ix'half of„Mr Munro, was unsatisfactory, and showed that an amendment of (ho Act was necessarv. The "manifesto" also that Mr Staiham should allow Mr Munro to take the Dunedin Centra] scat, and not contest it unless a new set of circumstances arises.
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DUNEDIN CENTRAL, Evening Star, Issue 15696, 9 January 1915