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Public Notices. ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF WALLACE IN Pursuance of " The Regulation of Elections Act, 1870,'' I, John Nugent Wood. Returning Officer for the Electoral District of Wallace, do hereby give notice that, by viitue of a writ, bearing date the eighteenth day of August, IS7'J, under the Public .Seal ,of jthe Colony, an election will be^ held. for the return of one qualified person to serve as member of the House of Representatives, for the said Electoral District, and. that the nomination of candidates w 11 take place at Police Station, 3 Elbow, at noon, on' the thirtieth day of August, 1879 ; and that the poll, if necessary., will be taken on the fourth day of September, 1879. „ . . JOHN NUGENT WOOD, Returning Officer. '; ' ' ..' \ ■',' „.-.. The following-«are - polling-places for the Electoral District of Wallace :— , : The Police Station, Elbow The ."House of Mr Johnstone, Wrey's Bush - The Warden's Office, Orepuki The House of Mr R. F. Outhbertson, Otahuj/Waiau \ •:,'-. The House^bf Mi Thoraas,'Burwood ' The House of Mr Burke, Want wood : , , The House of Mr J. Taylor, Round Hill The Schoolbouse, Dipton The' House .of' Mr George ,Grey, Longwood JOHN NUGENT WOOD, 2279 Returning Officer. ORPOR A T I O N ",- OF THE BOROUGH OF EAST INVERCARGILL. ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS. PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Nomination of Candidates for election to the office of Councillors for the prescribed period, as fixed bjr law. -will be declared at jioon| o|ijWldnesday, 'thV&rd d'ay'of Septeih-" beiV 1879,-ai; Itie 'Gduncil'Ctiambers, Jackson street. The retiring Councillors are — NOETH "WARD. - .• - . • Councillor AlexanderMunro. WEST WARD. Councillor Hugh Graham. c" - fl : ; EAST \f ABD. Councillor David; Stewart.. ; ? One Councillor for each Ward to be , elected. j =■;.•-. ; Nominations must be m the form of the second schedule of " The .Regulation pf the Local Elections Act;U.B76,' ) /aud be delivered to the Returning Officer, at the Council Chambers, Jackson street, before noon of Wednesday, the 3rd' day of September! 1879. . ■ ■■■■-•■-' W. E. MACKAY, Returning Officer. East Jnyercargill, . , . " August 27th; 1879. '■ : •' 2333 piAMPBELLTOWN MUNICIPALITY- \^/ ■ — — — — ■ .'.•■■ Notice is hereby given that the nomination of three candidates for Councillors for the above Municipality will be held m the Courthouse, CampbelltosvH, on Thursday, the 11th of September, at 12 o'clock noon. The retiring members are : John Clarke Hunter, John Wattt, Thomas Johnson Thompson, and who are eligible for re-election. A poll, if necessary, will be taken on Thursday, the 18th. LEWIS LONGUET, Returning Officer. "OLUFF HARBOR FORESHORE Notice is hereby given that it is intended to introduce into the House of Representatives and Legislative Council of New Zealand, m Parliament assembled, during the ensuing session of Parliament, a Bill, intituled " An Act to vest certain land m the BluflE Harbor Boaid as an endowment for the Bluff Harbor," the purport of which Bill is to vest the following land m the Bluff Harbor Board, that is to say— All that strip or belt of land lying between low and high water marks, constituting the foreshore of Bluff Harbor and Awarua Bay, and. extending from Starling's Point m a continuous line along the Western, Northern, and Eastern margin of Bluff Harbor, thereafter along the Northern East-; crn, and Southern margin of Awarua Bay, thence again along the Eastern margin of Bluff Harbor and the Entrance thereto to' Tewai Point, the point of termination. JOHN W. MITCHELL, Chairman of the. Bluff Harbor Board. luvercargillj ; . ; . 20th August, -1879. ' 2236 1 ARGE ROOM TO LET, suitable for meet. _I_J ings, suite of offices, &c. Opening on Dee street— Ground Floor. For terms, &c, apply to 1728 MACRORIE& OUTHBERTSON. Election Notices. TO THE ELECTORS 01" INVERCAR. • GILL. Gentlemen — Having ; been requested by "a number of my: fellow-citizens to allow myself to be placed m ■ nomination at the approaching election for the return of a member of the House of Representatives, I have much pleasure m placing niy services at your disposal. The dissolution of Parliament has been brought about by a vote being carried against Sir George Grey's government, affirming that they have neglected and mismanaged the administrative "business of the Colony, This opinion I fully endorse, believing as I do, that the Ministry, as at present constituted, is no longer entitled to the confidence of. the people of New Zealand. Moreover, lam decidedly opposed to the autocratic ".will, of one man governing the country. The real question before' the constituencies is simply one of administration. As to the policy indicated m the Governor's speech, . that was not discussed during the recent brief session of Parliament. ; :-; ;' ' _.» ' \ i : :; 1 ouching my politics I may declare myself a liberal m the truest sense of the term, being altogether m favor of equitable; legislation, between class and class and man and man, and ehall do my uttermost to promote this should you do me the honor to elect me as your representative. On a former occasion I expressed myself m favor of an extension of the franchise by the addition, of a .residential qualification ; of triennial Parliaments ; and of a readjustment of the boundaries of electoral districts — always provided that property as well as persons, is represented. While I am m favor of indirect taxation through" the Custom House as a means of raising Colonial revenue, I 'should be glad to. see the necessaries of life relieved from all burdens by a transference of these to a large variety of articles which may be termed luxuries. I have briefly alluded to the leading questions which now engage public attention. If there should be any other subject upon which information is required, I shall find opportunity between this and polling day to declare ,1 myself more fully. I have the honor to be, Gentlemen, Your obedient Servant, J. WALKER BAIN BIVERTON ELECTION.I MR P. K. MCCAUGHAN • I Will address the Electors of Wallace as follows: — ' Wallacet own, Wednesday, 27th August, at 7.30 p.m. Winton, Ifriday, August 29th, at 7.30 p.m: Waianiwa, Monday, September lsb, at . 7.30 p.m. Flint's Bush, at Mr Hamilton's (late McNeil's) house,- Tuesday^ 2nd, at . . 7.30, p.m., ■ Riverton, at Oddfellows', Hall, Wednesday, 3rd, at 7.30 p.m. "DIVERT ON ELECTION. MR McCAUGHAN'S Supporters will meet THIS EVENING, at 8 o'clock, at the office of P. T. Finn, Esq., Esk eireet. -Full atteftdwice reque.s.tfd, . 3336

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