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The General Election.

• ■,■ CANDIDATES NOMINATED. Egmont — Major Atkinson and George Hutc'iison. The show of hands was : Atkinson, 100; Hutchison, 20. .. New Plymouth — Thos. Kelly ancl Charles ; Brown. The show of hands was : Brow D.i 12 ; Kelly, 17. , Te Aro — J.H. Shaw, C.Johnston, and E. Stafford. Price retired in favor of Shaw, whom he proposed as the Liberal can-' didate. The show of hands was largely in favor of Shaw. Christchurch North — S. P. Andrews, one of the late members for Christchurch, and. H. Thomson (jeweller). Shows of hands : Thomson, 26 ; Andrews, 20. Christchurch South — John Anderson, (engineer) and John Holmes (solicitor). The show of hands was largely in favor of Holmes. Heathcote — J. T. Fisher (the old member), Major Hornbrook, and Wynn Williams (solicitor). Show of hands ; Fisher, 14 *: Hornbrook, 21; Williams, 4. Sydenham — W. White (coal and timber! merchant), J. W. Tread well (accountant),; J. R. Andrew (stonemason), and C. Clarke; (auctioneer). Show of hands ; White, 33; Tread well, 6; Andrews, 7; Clarke, 8. Kuraara— Edwin Blake and Richard; John Seddon. The show of hands was mi favor of Seddon. •■ •■■>*•• Greymouth — Joseph Petrie, Frank ' Guinoss and David Madden. Show of hands: Petrie, 71 ; Guineas, 39 ; Madden, ; 28. Guiness demanded a poll. Foxton— Buller Francis Izard, Newman, Russell, and Wilson. The show of hands was in favor .of Russell. North Wairarapa— Renall and Beetham. The show oi hands was in favor of the former. Waipawa— ©rmond and W. C. Smith.' Sydney Johnston retired. . j • r^wk^s^Bay---Russell and Sutton, A

Lawrence — J. 0. Brown and G. F. C. Browne. Show of kands : Brown, 51 ; Browne, 29. Roslyn — Captain Scott, J. Bathgals, Edmund Hedgkinsoo, and David Miller : Show of hands : Hodgkinson, 20 ; Scett, 14; Bathgate, 11 ; Miller, 1. Peninsula — James Seaton, W. H. Cutlen, JVI. Donnelly, and James Lewis. Show of "hands : Cutten ancl Donnelly, 14 each; Seaton, 10 ; Lewis, 1. Caversham — J. Barron re-elected to-day without opposition. " ' ' South Wellington— Paul Coffey, W. B. Edwards, Wm. Hutchison, Charles Hendrj * and C. J. Toxward . The latter found no seconder. Show of hands : Coffey, 56 ; Hutchison, 43 ; Edwards, 18; Hendry, 9. ! Wairaate — John Manchester, W. J. Steward, J. Clements, W. Bateman, and 0. V. Clarke. The show of hands was in favor of Manchester. Marsden — Alderton, Mitchelson, and McLeod. The show of hands was in faror of Alderton. MR J. T. THOMSON AT KNAPDALE. Mr Thonißon, one of the candidates for the Mataura seat, held a very successful meeting at Knapdale on the evening of tlie 2nd inst. At the conclusion of his address, a good many questions were asked on local and general matters. These having been satisfactorily answered, Mr Thomsoi was accorded an unanimous vote of confidence. Mr Chisholm occupied the chair.

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The General Election., Southland Times, Issue 4191, 5 December 1881

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The General Election. Southland Times, Issue 4191, 5 December 1881

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