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THE WELLINGTON ELECTION.

Dy Telegraph. Wellington, April G. The election for the return of 11 mem her to lilt the vacancy In the ri-presen InUon of the city, caused by 1 the cleat: of the lute George l-'isher was held lo day, These were three candidates—)l I-', Jf, 11. fisher, the youngest son of. 11l lale member, who stood os an Indepen dent ; Mr John Iliitelieson, In Htroii] personal .Oppo.silion to die Premier and Mr Izard, in the Government in leivsr. The result of the polling was a follows 1 Fisher Izard 3111 llntch,.'son 30'J 1 After the result had been nmiouncei the candidates addressed crowds win gathered 111 front of the liewspape offices,, and there was tho usual cheer Ing. Mr l-'isher's supporters entered 111 Sew Zealand Times oOiee, and huistini him shoulder high, marched through 111 city, followed by 1111 enthusiastic crowd Speaking after the result of the poll wa declared, Mr Fisher sad he would slid to his pledge regarding Hie Premier, am if lie found Mr Seddon doing wrong h would tell him so, ami try to proven him. If he did right lie would give bin nil the support that was in his power Mr Tlutcheson declared that he wouh again seek election, lie had not beei defeated, but assassinated by the press

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THE WELLINGTON ELECTION., North Otago Times, 7 April 1905

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THE WELLINGTON ELECTION. North Otago Times, 7 April 1905

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