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rpo THE ELECTORS OP THE GREY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. Gentlemen— We beg to offer ourselves as Candidates for the two vacant seats in the Road Board, and, with NO MONOPOLY AND FREE TRADE as our watchwords, we confidently rely upon your support If we have the honor to be elected, no narrow views shall guide our decisions ; our energies shall bo devoted to the benefit of all. We need not say that Tracks and Roads, which are of as vital importance to the mining community as lungs to the human body, shall receive our constant and earnest attention. We are, Gentlemen, Your obedient servants, C. TRAVIS. J.XVCONNOR. Parcm, Sept. 11, 18(58. rpo THE MINERS OP THE GREY ROAD DISTRICT. Gentlemen — In the event of my being returned as a member for the Road Board, I pledge myself to use my best endeavors to open up the interior of the district, irrespective of private enterprise or public expenditure. An erroneous impression has gone forth that I wish to monopolise the trade of the New River District ; such are not my intentions, and, considering that for the last three years I, in conjunction with my partners, have opened up that District, I respectfully solicit your support at the ensuing election. WILLIAM CARD. New River, Sept. 11, lSb'B. m o t bTe c i7e~c~t~o r~s OF THE GREY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. Gentlemen— Having been requested to allow myself to be Nominated as a Candidate for one oi the vacant seats in the Road Board, I consented to do so ; and can only assure you thcit your interest? are mine, and if elected my chief atudy will be to open up the back-country by means of good roads, tracks, &c. I am, Your obedient servant, J. HAMILTON. "CILEUTION NOTICE. BOROUGH OF GREYMOUTH. I, William H. Rev.ell, Returning Officer for the Election of Three Councillors for the Borough of Greymouth, in the room of three Councillors, retired in rotation, hereby give notice that the following persons, viz. : — JOSEPH KILGOUR; WILLIAM RAE, EDWARD MASTERS, Have this day been duly elected Councillors for the said Borough. Dated this 10th day of September, 1868. WILLIAM H. REVELL, Returning Officer. rpo THE ELECTORS OF GREYMOUTH. Gentlemen— We, the undersigned, beg to return our thanks for the honor you have conferred upon us, in electing us as your representatives in tho Municipal Council, and again assuring you that we shall do all in our power to carry out impartially the duties entrusted to us, We are, Your obedient Servants, JOSEPH KILGOUR. WM. RAE. E. MASTERS, rpo THE MUNICIPAL ELECTORS OF GREYMOUTH. • Gentlemen — A drowning man is disappointed when he cannot obtain his desires ; but dying -without a struggle, I must still struggle to live, And considering my colleagues have turned tail, and adopted such an exclusive, such a political, such an attractive combination, so as to exclude the bare possibility of successful competition, especially when aided by such Field Practice, sway'd by such "Whippers-in" —the wonder is I received at your hands such a proof of your confidence. Be assured my gratitude is due not only to my supporters, but also to my opponents, whose discernment is alike worthy tho respect and esteem of the first and only, as yet, ex-Councillor of Groymouth. P. MAGOFFIN. '

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Grey River Argus, Volume VI, Issue 416, 12 September 1868

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Grey River Argus, Volume VI, Issue 416, 12 September 1868

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