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« Wellington, Thursday. The following is the result of the polling for the representation of the city ; — Pearce 662 Hunter 618 Travers 502 Moody 43 Messrs Pearce and Hunter (abolitionists) have thus been re-elected. Gtrahamstown, Thursday. A fatal case of scarlet fever baa occurred here. The Board of Health and the resident medicd men are taking steps to isolate patients should any fresh cases arise. Nkw Plymouth, Thursday. At the nomination for Grey and Bell district the show of h inds waa — Carrington ... 40 ])onaett ... ... 6 AucKiiA.No, Thursday. At the City East uomination to-day the show of hands waa — Hera 57 Clarke 23 Dunedi.v, Saturday. It is doubtful whether a cricket tea-r. can be got tegether to go South on New Yenr'a day. At the Waitnki nomination Messrs Hislop and Shrimski (Provinciilists), and O'Meagher and Steward (Abolitionists) were proposed. Mr Larnach now declares himself aa Abolitionist, and declines to number hirnßelf with the oppositionMr A. J. Burns's election for Koslyn may be regarded as certain, only J. G. S. Grant opposing him. He classes himself among the doubtful. The League has been completely sold, believing till the last moment that he would support them. Riveeton, Saturday. Mr Charles A. Lyon, brother of Mr W. A. Lyon, Limestone Plains, was drowned in Jacob's JRiver, near Mr Sulton's farm, on Thursday. The body has been recovered, and at the inquest a verdici of accidentally drowned, while bathing, was returned. Napier, Saturday. For Clivo Messrs Ortnoni and Buchanan have been proposed. Mr Ormond said he was not an out-and-out supporter of the G-overnment. He was disappointed ac their action regarding the mail service, and doubted whether the House would s.mctiou Sir J. Vogel's expenses. Gretmouth, Saturday. Fur the Grey Valley seat, Messrs Guineas, Newton, Kennedy, and Woolstoclc were nominated. A close contest is expected.

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LATEST TELEGRAMS., Southland Times, Issue 2247, 27 December 1875

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LATEST TELEGRAMS. Southland Times, Issue 2247, 27 December 1875