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GENERAL ELECTION.

THE NOMINATIONS.

South Wairabapa.— The nominations for South Wairarapa took place yesterday :— ; Messrs W. Buchanan, H. Bunny, andßurton Boys were proposed. The she* of hand* was in favour of Mr Bunny. A poll W*» demanded. _ ' Moeraki.— For Moeraki Messrs W. Murcott, J. McKenzie, and W. H. WilliamJ were nominated. Wallace.— Nominations for Wallace : Messrs fl. Hirst, T. Daniel, C. J. Ellis, M. Johnston, G. C. Buttolpb, H. S. Hodgkinson, and H. Mclntosh. Hokonui — Nominations for Hokonm: Messrs C. Cowan, H. Driver, and P. T. Fion. The Bhow of hands waa in favour of Mr Driver. _ Chkistchubch North. — Messrs a. r, Andrews and H. Thompson, jeweller, were proposed. The show of hands was in favor of Thompson. . Christchubch South.— Mr John Anderson, engineer, and Mr J. Holmes, solicitor, were proposed. The show of hands was in favor of Holmes. Heathcote.— Major Hornbrook, and Mr J. T. Fisher and Mr Wyn Williams, solimtor, were proposed. Tub show of hands wai in favor of Major Hornbrook. Sydenham.— Messrs White, J. W. Treadwell, J. R. Andrew, and 0. Clark were proposed. The show of hands was in favor of White. . . , Ashley, —The following were nominated : Messrs M. Dixon, W. E. Pearson, and J. Guild. The show of hands was in favor of Pearson. . _ Kaiapoi.— The following are ooonunationß and show of hands : Isaac Wilson 60, J. H. Lee, 8. Stanmobb. — Nominations ana snow of hands- W. P. Cowlishaw, 18 j W. F. Pilliet, 29; J. Flesher, 20; B. Clepham, 6. Mr Clepham nominated himself in order to be able to speak, and when he wished to retire his sec« nder refused to consent. LtttkltoS.— Hon E. Kichardßon, and Messrs H. Allwright and S. R. Webb were nominated. The show of hands was in favor of Mr Richardson. Franklin.— Messrs Smith, Lawry, and E Hamlia were nominated. The show of hands waa in favor of Mr Lawry. Faakxu* «oiwb.«-Mi? W. F. BbcUmmL. ' -• i ■

Major Harris, and Messrs 3. Luke and J. G. Gordon were nominated. The show of hands was in favor of Mr Buckland. Wasakhi. — The nominations took place to-day, when C. W. Purnell, Jas. C. Mason, and Joseph Ivess we.-c nominated. The ■how of hands resulted in favor of Mr Ivesb, the voting being — Ivess, 37; Mason, 13; Purnell, 10. A poll was demanded on behalf of Mr Mason. Waipawa. — Nominations, Messrs Ormond and W. Smith ; Sydney Johnston retired. Hawkk's Bay.— Messrs Russell and Sutton. South Wxllixgtox.— Paul Coffey, W. B. Edwards, Wm. Hutchison, C. Hendry, and C. J. Toxward were proposed. The latter found no seconder. Show of hands — Coffey 66, Hutchison 43, Edwards 18, Hendry 9. North Wairarapa.— Messrs Kenall and Beetham were nominated. Show of hands was in favour of the former. Poll demanded. RoSLYN. — Messrs John Bathg&te, Captain Scott, Edmund Hodginson, ana David Millar were nominated. Show of hands in favor of Hodginson. PjSNiNSDLA(Dunedin). — Messrs Jas. Seaton, W. H. Cutten, W. Donnelly, and James Lewis were nominated.

At the Rangitikei nomination at Marton en Thursday, Sir W. Fox was proposed by Mr A. Milne and seconded by Mr James Bull. Mr John Stevens was proposed by Mr Donnld Fraser and seconded by Mr Robert Kilgour. The show of hands was returned at t?ox 66, Stevens 96. A poll was demanded. Mr Rolleston has been returned unopposed for Avon ; and Mr Walter Johnston for Manawatu. Mr Barron has been re-elected for Caversbata without opposition. Sir George Grey addressed a crowded meeting at Hamilton, and received a vote of confidence.

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GENERAL ELECTION., Wanganui Herald, Volume XV, Issue 4535, 3 December 1881

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GENERAL ELECTION. Wanganui Herald, Volume XV, Issue 4535, 3 December 1881

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