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This election which took place yesterday terminated in a most decided victory for Mr Eichardson , who came forward as an Opposition candidate. By the returns it will be seen that he beat his opponent by large majorities everywhere except at Richmond, where Mr. Kelling very naturally received the support of the large number of Germans who are resident in the district. The votes polled were as follows : — Kichardson. - Kelling. Richmond 24 70 Stoke 28 6 Nelson 30 5 Suburban North 48 8 130 89 Majority for Richardson — 41.

Mining Shares. — Mr H. J. L. Au garde quotes Perseverance Shares, £2 paid, at £1 per share. Business done this day. Erratum. — In Mr. Augarde's weekly report of the Commercial Gold-mining Coirpany, for (i \\ tons averaged Bdwts. to tlie ton," read 11-_- tons, &c. Volunteers. — The meeting for the election of officers for the City Company of Volunteers, will be held after the parade to-morrow eveniug. Mr. Richmond at Wellington. — We very much regret to learn that Mr. Richmond was defeated at Wellington yesterday, and that his services will consequently be lost to the country for some time at least. The numbers polled were : Pearce, 379; Hunter, 366; Travers, 345; Richmond, 339; Borlase, 78; Martin, 33.

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ELECTION FOR THE SUBURBS., Nelson Evening Mail, Volume VI, Issue 33, 8 February 1871

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ELECTION FOR THE SUBURBS. Nelson Evening Mail, Volume VI, Issue 33, 8 February 1871

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