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Strange to say, the old-fashioned method of extern al treatment of rheumatism and its allied ills, is still almost'a- fetish with 'some people. They \Weern. to belieire that a liniment or plaster is the only way of obtaining relief fromuric acid troubles—4nd so they get worse and "worse until: their rheumatism becomes chronic. Liniments and piasters can give but temporary relief. No cure can be effected until the cause is removed. The trouble is due to excess uric acid in the blood, ami this must be .eradicated. RHEUMO is the one, re<d remedy. It goes to the root of the trouble and expels the uric acid;; Thousands have been cured by RHEUMO. Of all chemists and stores—2s 6d and 4s 6d,—A'dvt.

conveyance of electors to the ballot ■ boxes. : .■ A considerable number of people jj awaited the results at the Market f Place rotunda, and appreciated the ! promptitude with which D. P. Sin- | elair,. the returning officer, made the I announcements. The returns, in the ( Mayoral election were published at I five minutes to eight o'clock, within | an hour of the closing of the polls; \ those in the case of the Harbor Boai'd were made known at 9.30; arid the suspense of the thirteen candidates for the Borough Council was ended half an hour later. The number of voters on the district electors' rbll, which a-pplied to both the municipal and the Harbor Board elections and the qualification ■throughout was that of the residential franchise, the broadest one. Th© number of voters on the roll was 2197. The results in the Mayoral election ■are as follows:— John Joseph Corry 742 William Carr •• ••• 647 Informal •• •■•

Total 1416 Majority for Mr Corry ... va Mr Corry, who was cheered on appearing on the rotunda immediately after the announcement, said that he had to return his sincere thanks for their compliment in once agam placing him at the top of the poll. He had to confess that he was not at all confident of winning against such a doughty opponent as Mr Carr, amU would not have been surprised if the contest had proved to be a much, closer one. Howevor, the citizens could depend pn.it that he would spare no effort to justify the selection and would use his. best' endeavors to go through his new term of office with success. He did not bear any raJHxmr towards the friend with whom he had been associated on the Council for the last four years, and he had not the slightest doubt that.they would work' well together for the benefit of the-; town. He thanked his committee for the, work it had. done . in his behalf and he thanked al>those who had seen their way to vote for him. , .••".. At Mr Corry's instance three Cheers were given for Mr Carr. A round'of cheers for the newly-elected-Mayor and the Mayoress followed. ,'".: Mr .Carr- said that he thanked those who voted for him. "He had. not been successful,, hvt it was pi^tty ;;wellknown -that' the franchise of "the elections was riot what it.'usedsift be. It did, not always secure the df the bulk of the ratepayei^; everybody had a vote nowadays. He' had. worked hard, but had not "managed to get on top. As for the future, he.did riot wish to say iriuch about it, but they would see wherexthey got to. He ( thqught he could say.that he had done his share in the interests of the ratepayers. Of course^ .he .had a huge combination of forces against him, and even people Outside of the town who had nothing^ to do directly with "its affairs—the Beautifying Society wanted still mere money, he supposed—were brought iri to nin. motor cars against h^rn. That kind of thing had had its effect. The result of the.-Borough Council elections are as follows:— . William Carr /j... ••• •■• 991 Frederick Birch ........ ... 928, - Bernard James MCooke ; .. - 912 Graham Griffiths ... ... .912 Edward Stone Barker ... 895 George Milne (Spence .-•■ ;•- 794 '. Andrew Curnfi ... ..., ... .772 ;■■ Willie Davies.Tike ' ... ...-771 „ ♦George Patclfett ...r7.-- '••■<£*§ 'William Edward Gascoigne 660 Edmund Henry' Eccles ... 652 :. Total Falcoifef ......... 529 Christopher L. ... 484 Informiflf;'■'•'•' '-.^ ••• ••• -^ •■.';'! . The first nine candidates m the above order are the successful ones. A number of ; th©,- candidates addressed the crowd at the rotunda. iThe announcerrientsi made last night represent the preliminary couints. The counts for the (purposes of the official declaration are' being made to-day.; The recent revision tof ' the^- district electors' roll effected a considerable reduction ill the ' number of names thereon, the decrease as between this and last year being 252. The/totals for the last three years are:--1913, 2285 names; 19141, 246aj 1915, 2197. Last, yeai- the polling iri the Mayoral election was: Oorry, 852.; Parker,; ' 727 j -Wiffen. M ; inforriial,. ~8.; total s :1621; Mr Cd'rry'^ m^'ofity;- vi 25 .; ,^hp,: 'yotirig yesterday' was:,less;i^ia-ri.of :the : 'previous '■ ye!ax;>!>y'i- 'SQf7." '.<.tri , ibh^ 191% ebrifeJrfc/ Mr Parker. ;seßiir«?d,:'a .'niajprity : bf;46^ over Mr Cprry, 1663 Tptes being. cast;' ■'■■ ■ /;. '. '• "■■■ " ■ .•;';•;■-;: :-'■--■■'•': -J ■Among* the gentleme^i. who wilr form the new Borough Council those who sat on tiie Council last year are Messrs Carr. Birch, Cooke, Griffiths, Curry, PU^, arid Patchett. Mr Parker has served as a Councillor and as Mayor In former years. Mr Spence, who is the secretary of the Beautifying Society, the War Fund, arid the Poor of Britain and Belgium Fund, makes his. debut in municipal circles. All the members pf the old Council excepting Mr J. H. Hoidaway sought re-election, and Mr R. H. JEecles was the only one defeated.

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Marlborough Express, Marlborough Express, Volume XLIX, Issue 99, 29 April 1915

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