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THE GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS.

The results of the local elections will be found in detail on page 4. Latest items are given on page 3. BAY OF ISLANDS. The latest returns are : — Hobbs 528 Lundon 403 Eight returns to come in. AUCKLAND NOETH. Vaile 798 Thompson 743 AUCKLAND WEST. D.Goldie 719 Shera 523 Morrison 209 PAENELL. Moes 648 George 618 - NEWTON. ! Withy.., 704 Tole 612 Garret* 171 PONSONBY. Peacock 560 Wright 548 Cooper 159 EDEN. Mitchelson 883 Connell 459 FEANKLYN NORTH. Lawry 643 Buekland 554 Two returns io come. FBANKLYN SOUTH. Hamlia 521 Harris 492 Kingsford 261 THAMES. Fraser G59 WGo^vo. 481 Prater... 207 MANUKA U. OTtorfce ... ... ... 639 Osborne „ 57G MAESDEN. Thompson 693 Dargaville 481 Ten returns to come. EODNEY. Moat 349 Palmer 19(3 Colbeck 159 Hudson 116 Ten returns to come. WAITEBIATA. Monk 376 EeaderWood 229 Six returns to come. TAUEANGA. ■ Kelly 517 em 448 Kerr „. 106 Two returns to come. EAST COAST. Graham ... 620 M'Donald 528 Gannon 299 Several returns are to come in. HAWKE'S BAY. For H wke's Bay the returns show : — Russell 566 Desmond 270 All the returns are not in but the result cannot be altered. Captain Russell's political record is too well known to need further reference. NAPIER. Ormond 1008 Ivess ... 950 Throughout the day both sides were confident, and up to the last minute the result was most doubtful. When the unofficial declaration was made there was tremendous excitement. WATPAWA. Tanner 695 Harken 609 Sutton ... 236 Lascelles 40 NEW PLYMOUTH. Samuel 709 Smith , ... 294 Dockrill 142 Four returns to come. TARANAKL Marcbant 336 Elliott 278 l Trimble 246 i Two returns to come. I , EGMONT. Eeturns to hand for Egmont give : — Atkinson 637 M^Guire 544 Four returns to come. Private information states that Atkinson was elected. EANGITIKEI. Bruce 696 Stevens 462 Arkwright 210 One return to come.. WOODVILLE. Smith 933 Baker 758 Alpa Jackson 600 Macardle 462 Teasdale 176 Maxwell 118 Campbell 41 WAITOTAEA. Only eight returns are in from Waitotara, the figures being : — Bryce 5 18 Hutchison „ 460 Morgan 81 It is understood, however, that Bryce was beaten by about 26. WANGANUI. Ballanee . 565 Carson... tt 403

MANAWATTJ, . ~ * Macarthur ... ... 509 n West .. ... 415 Qoe return to come. FOXTON. Wilson ... ... ... 677 Thynne ... ... _ 124 Sanson „ 106 One return to come. MASTEETON. Beetham ... 730 Hogg ... ... 488 Hawkins 293 . Two returns to come. WAlililpA, Bunny U 523 Buchanan ... ... ... 496 Three returns to come. WELLINGTON EAST. Fisher... ... .„ ... 737 Robertson 319 Carter... , 67 WELLINGTON SOUTH AND StJBUEBS. Izard ... _ 710 Coombes ... 454 TE AEO. ; Meateath ... 877 Fraser... 718 j THOENDON. i Newman • 873 I M'Leau ... 425 i HUTT. Fitzherbert • ... 663 Mason .. 597 NELSON. Leveatam 567 Piper ... ... 338 Gibbs ■„ _ ... 176 WAIEATJ. Dodson ... ... ... 416 Henderson ... ... 414 ! Macalister ... ... ... 304 j Two returns to come. WAIMEA-PICTON. 1 Harkness 440 ] Seymour „ 440 Millg 404 One reburn to come, probably giving Seymour a small majority. MOTUEKA. Kerr 646 Hursthouse ... ... ' 537 One return to come. BULLEE. O' Conor .. 769 Munro 709 J Four returns to come. ! GEETMOUTH. Guinnesa ... ... ... 1146 Petrie 988 Mr Gnimiess was returned by a majority of 158. There is one return to corns in, but it will not affect the result. HOKITIKA. Grimmond ... ... ... 731 Bevan _ 571 j Seven returns to come. I WAITAKL Duncan m 632 Eeid ... _ 566 Three returns to come. OAMABU. Hislop... 581 Finch ... ... ■-. 345 Church 100 WAIHEMO. M'Kenzie ... ... 464 Buckland 447 Three returns to come. MOUNT IDA. Mackenzie ... ... — 456 Hodge... ... ... ... 266 Seven returns to come. ' | DUNEDIN EAST. 1 AUen 889 Stout ... ... 860 DUNEDIN SOUTH. Fish 847 Gore ... 523 DUNEDIN WEST. Stewart 706 Dick ... 697 » DUNEDIN CENTEAL. Fitchett 799 Cargill 629 EOSLYN. Boss ... ... 588 Hutchison ... 465 Carlton 332 CAVEESHAM. Barren 687 Eutherford 454 PENINSULA. Larnach 627 Begg 407 POET CHALMEES. Mills 985 Green 281 BEUCE. Anderson " 565 Esid 534 TUAPEEA. Brown 265 Bennett 226 Five returns not in. TAIEEI. Fulton ... 570 Carncross 563 CLUTHA. Mackenzie 708 Thomson 398 WAIKAIA. Valentine 362 M'Kenzie ... 333 ! Canning „ 325 Six returns to come. ' MATAUEA. Richardson 384 j M'lntosh ;.. 150 j Six returns to come. WALLACE. Hodgkinson 388 Hirst 382 M'lntyre 255 Daniels 35 Five to come. HOKONUI. Cowan... ... 628 Baldey 577 One return to come. AWAEUA. Ward 634 Bain 230 Froggatt 39 Stewart Island return to come. INVEECAEGILL. Feldwick 356 Jaggers 312 Hatch 310 Tanner 234 Mitchell ... 65 Many of the Beturning-Officers have not forwarded their returns according to instructions, and the wires were also working badly, owing to wet weather, delaying the work considerably. [PXB PbSSB ABBOCIATIOIT.J Napieb, Sept. 26. This election caused intense excitement, both sides being very confident. When it was known that Mr Ormond had won a discreditable scene occurred, most fiery language being shouted by the supporters of Mrlvess. Mr Ormond mounted the balcony of Mayo's Empire Hotel to return thanks when he was assailed not only by groans and hisses but by stones, several parsons on the balcony being bit, though cot much hurt. Ose wiadow «& gnashed

* * m '"^M'WwwwyiiMiiiMHaaMMeMLiJWiia^. ' by a stone, -which narrowly shaved Mr Ormond's head. He had to retire without mating himself heard. Afterwards other -windows of theEmpireJlofcel were smashed. The police had hard work to prevent a breach of the peace. Fifty Napier voters went on Saturday to Takapau to recruit votes in favour of Mr Baker. A party was mastered from the surrounding district to prevent the visitors polling before the firefc train to town. This becoming known another party was organised to prevent the poll being blocked, and succeeded, though not without a lively scrimmage. New Plymouth, Sept. 26. The polling day was quiet, and no disturbance of any kind occurred. The rain Bet in at noon, and continued iv torrents 'throughout the day. A much larger number of votes were recorded in the towa than was anticipated.. At the announcement of the numbers polled in town there •was great enthusiasm. Mr Samuel, the winning candidate, was unable to retrain thanks to the electors, having been suddenly attacked with' bronchitis, and unable to appear. Wellington, Sept. 26. The elections created a good deal of er.citement, and in response to the request of the Mayor many of the business houses "were closed for a half - holiday. The' leather waa'fine until three this afternoon, 'when a steady rain Bet in. A good deal of good-natured chaff was indulged in, but no ■rowdyism. : ■ __ . . _

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THE GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS., Star, Issue 6043, 27 September 1887

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