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NELSON INSTITUTE. 'THE ANNUAL MEETING of the *- MEMBERS of the NELSON INSTITUTE will be held in the Reading Room, on MONDAY, January 28, at half-past Seven o'clock in the evening, for the purpose of hearing the Auditor's Report, and electing Officers for the current year. Rule 25. " Members wishing to propose persons to serve any office, shall give in the names of such persons in writing to the Secretary, at least seven days prior to the day of election. All office bearers shall be chosen from the persons on the list found qualiged, and from none other." 77 rTHE MEMBERS of this INSTITUTE -1- are respectfully informed that the SUBSCRIPTIONS for this year are now due. Terms ; — For the Reading Room, per annum, 10s. For the Library, " " • 10a. Payable yearly or half-yearly, in advance. All subscriptions promised towards the erection of the New Institute are requested to be paid in at once either to the Treasurer, Mr. 0. Curtis, or to the Librarian, Mr. George Jackson. JOHN PERCY, 76 Honorary Secretary. WANTED by the undersigned, a FEMALE SERVANT. MRS. BARNICOAT, Ashfield. Waimea, January 21, 1861. 111 TO LAND OWNERS. WANTED to PURCHASE, for CASH, "» a small block of FREEHOLD LAND (not less than ten, nor more than fifty acres) of good quality, having a frontage to the main-road betweeu Richmond and Stoke. Full particulars and price to be sent to 11. B. HUDDLESTON, Trafalgar-street. 109 rPO the ELECTORS of the WAIMEA ■*- DISTRICTS. Gentlemen—l wish to announce to you that I intend coming forward as a candidate for your suffrages for a seat in the House of Representatives. You have perhaps heard that I intended to become a candidate to represent the Suburbs, and it is therefore necessary that I should state how it happens that I now offer myself as a candidate for the Waimea districts. After I had addressed you at Richmond on the proceedings of the late session, we heard that Mr. Saunders was to be a candidate for your suffrages, and I intended to contest the election with him, but expected to be asked by the electors to do so. In this expectation I was probably wrong, as it appears to be the usual practice in English elections that the former members if they wish to be re-elected, come forward without a requisition. But the electors of the Suburbs asked me to become a candidate for their district, and as I had represented it before as part of the Waimeas, I agreed to do so. On hearing of this, many of the electors of this district found fault with me for not coming forward here, and have frequently urged me to give up the suburbs, in order that they might put me in nomination for Waimea. This I steadily refused to do, on account of the promise which 1 had made to the electors of the Suburbs, when last night, at a meeting at Stoke (where several electors from this district were present), the electors of the Suburbs were prevailed upon to relieve me of my promise to come forward there, in order that 1 might become a candidate for Waimea. I had from the first placed myself in the hands of the electors, and as it is the wish of so many of them that I should contest your district with Mr. Saunders, 1 consider it my duty to do so. I remain, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, FEDOR, KELLING. Sanzau, January 12,1861, 101

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Colonist, Volume IV, Issue 341, 25 January 1861

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Colonist, Volume IV, Issue 341, 25 January 1861