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THE GENERAL ELECTION.

Auckland, Wednesday. Sir George Grey was returned for City East unopposed. Sir Maurice O'Rorke addressed, the electors of Manukau last night, and got a vote of confidence. Mr Gannon addressed the electors of the Bay of Islands last Monday night. He enunciated no policy. He received a vote of thanks. A meeting of the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners was held last evening. The candidates who replied in the affirmative to the question of the Trades and Labor Council were invited to attend. Sir George Grey, Messrs DeLautour, Thompson, Dargaville, and Farnall addressed the meeting. A resolution was passed expressive of confidence in Sir George Grey as the leader of the Liberal party, and pledging the meeting to return candidates favorable to his programme. Apologies were read from Messrs Seymour George, and Tole. Mr Frank Lawry addressed tbe electors of Manukau at Panmure this evening, and received a vote of confidence. He said he was a follower of Sir George Grey. At the Coromandel nomination to-day the show of hands was — Cadman, 48; Brodie, 15. Hamilton, Wednesday. Mr J. B. Whjte was returned unopposed for Waikato to-day. Tauranoaj Wednesday. Messrs Q. B. Morriß and W. Kelly were nominated. The show of hands was in favor of the former, and a poll was demanded.

N Hawera, Wednesday. ../ At the nomination for Egmont Major Atkinson and Mr A. A. Fantham were proposed. The show of hands was in favor of Major Atkinson. Wanganui, Wednesday. For the Waitotara district Mr Bryoe and Colonel M'Donnell were nominated. The show of hands was — Bryce, 40 ; M'Donnell, 7. A poll was demanded. For Wanganui Messrß Watt, Ballance, and Hutchison were nominated. The show of hands was — Ballance, 80; "^Hutchison, 15; Watt, 13. A poll waa demanded by Mr Watt. : Ax ... .Marton, Wednesday. At the nomination, for.- Bangitikei; today Messrs -Robert ~Bruce and John Stevens were" proposed. The show of • hands were in favor of Mr Bruce. Fbatherston, Wednesday. At the nomination for Wairarapa South Messrs Henry Bunny and W.C Buchanan were proposed. .The show of hands was in favor of Mr Bunny, and a poll was demanded. , i ...... Wellington, Wednesday. At the nomination for, .the. : Hutt to-day Messrs T. Mason and H. S. Fitzherbert were proposed. Nelson, Wednesday. The nomination for the City of Nelson took place to-day. Messrs H. A. Leveetarn and J. Piper were nominated. ; The show of hands was in favor of Mr Levestam. For Waimea Messrs Joseph Shepharp and Wm. Wastney were, nominated. The show of hands was in fSvor of Mr Wastney. A poll was demanded in each case. 'GfRRYiiouTH, Wednesday. . At the nomination for Greymouth Messrs J. PetrieSnd A. B. Guinnesß were proposed. The show of hands was in favor of Mr Petrie. R____on, Wednesday. For Inangahua today Messrs Richard Reeves and Andrew Monteith were jjominatea. The show of hands "was in favor of. Mr Reeves. Both candidates have addressed the electors here, eaoh receiving a vote of confidence. Both oppose the present Government, Mr Reeves declaring for Sir, George Grey,, and Mr Monteith 'favoring a middle party in politics. KumaßA, Wednesday. At the nomination Messrs R. J. Seddon and Edwin Blake were proposed. The show of hands was- in favor of Mr Seddon. ) . .^^ ■ ■ MAtAtjra, Wednesday. Capt. M'Kenzie and Mr G. F. Richardson were nominated yesterday. The show of hands was;equs]t. It was claimed . that Mr Richardson should be declared elected as Mr M'Kenzie's name was spelt incorrectly on the roll, but the Returning Officer declined, -.r , Waimate, Wednesday. The nomination for Waimate took place yesterday.. Messrs W. J. Steward, W. J. Black," and A. Hayes were proposed. The. show of hands was. largely In favor of Mr Steward. A poll was demanded on behalf of M.r Hayes, Ashburton, Wednesday. The Wakanui- nomination took, place, yesterday. The following were nominated : — Mr Josephdvess, the late member ; Mr* John Grigg, of Longbeach ; and Mr Phillip M'Guire, the latter only in jeat. The show of hands was — Iveas, 93 ; Grigg, 40; M'Guire, nil. Christchurch, Wednesday. Mr Pilliet addressed a crowded meeting of Staumore electors at Knight's Town last evening, and explained his action in Parliament.. On a motion that the explanation was satisfactory the meeting was about equally divided. The meeting was a noisy one, and some eggs were thrown at a speaker who announced that ho was not a candidate. The Hon. E. Richardson was returned unopposed for Kaiapoi, and Mr E. Wakefield for Leeston. At Stanmore the nominations and show of hands resulted as follows : — D. Recce, 66 ; J. M. Ruddenklau, 44 ; J. Dorney, 16 ; W. H. Pilliet, 11 ; J. Crewes, 6 ; 0. Wan soy j 6.' The following nominations took place at noon. The figures represent the show of hands fer the respective candidates :— *- Heathcote — "J. L. Coster, 80 ; WynnWilliams,, 30, ; J. B. Fisher, 8. AvonLeonard Harper, 65 ; W. Dunlop, 37 ; J. A. Williams, 4. Sydenham— W. White, 41 ; J, R. Scott, 39 ; W. Fergusson, 4. A poll was demanded in each caaei At Akaroa to-day Messrs Montgomery and Anson, were nominated. The show of hands was as follows ; — Montgomery, 120 ; Arisen, 30. • There was considerable exoitement. At Sheffield the show of hands at the nomination for Coleridge was as follows : — Tosswill, 6 ; Fraser, 3 ; M'Millen, 18 ; Jebsen, 12. ; At the nomination for Lincoln, at Prebbtetcto"to. , day, Messrs Saunders and O'Oallaghan were nominated. The show of hands was' as 'follows : -^Saunders,"' 27 ; O'Oallaghan, 17. 1 - - .j- Timaru, Wednesday. The nomination for the Gladstone seat was held at Washdyke, when Messrs J. H.Sutter, J. M. Twomey, ; D. Anderson, and George' Morris was ' proposed. The show of handß was in. favor of the. last, and Mr Anderson demanded a poll. «..-' "■;..-.. Oamaru, Wednesday. .' At the nomination for Oamaru, Messrs J. E. Shrimski and F. W. O. Grant (Lord Reldhaven) were nominated. The show of hands was in favor of Mr Grant, and a poll was demanded. Dunedin, Wednesday, For Roslyn Messrs John Bathgate and Archibald Hilsou Rosa was proposed. The show of hands waß in favor of the F latter. At the Tuapeka nomination the show of hands resulted, thas :— J; C. Brown 67, and.F.;o_d»ille6., . For Wakatipu; Messrs. Fergus, S. Ni Brown,, and- J. T. Horhsby were nominated, (i . . .. Messrs James M'Donald, Robert Gillies, and Henry Driver were nominated for Bruce. The show of hands was as follows :— Driver, 35 : ; Gillies, 20 ; M'Donald 13. ' Invbecaroils, Wednesday. For the Hokbnui electorate yesterday Messrs Oiithbert, Cowan, F. S. Canning, Justus Hpbbs, and T. J. Lumsden.-were nominated. The show of hands was'-B follows^T-rCowan, 23; Canning, 7; Hobbs, 7 ; ijumsden, . 4. . At Invercargill Messrs G. O. Lumsdeh, Joseph Hatch,; and Henry Feldwick were nominated. - The show of, hands were as follows : — Lumsden,.2By Hatch, 40; Feldwick, 69. At Riverton . the following candidates were nominated for Wallace : Dr Hodgkinson, Messrs T. Daniel, H. Hirst, and Morgan Hayes.

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THE GENERAL ELECTION., Hawke's Bay Herald, Volume XXI, Issue 6913, 17 July 1884

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