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THE WELLINGTON CITY ELECTION.

Return of Mr John Duthie.

(Per United Press Association.)

Wellington, March 9. Tho election resulted: Duthie 7283, G254. Detail of polling : Duthie. Kirk Skating Rink .. ..891 13G5 Drill Shea .. ..700 477 Exchange Hall . . 1223 884 Criterion Theatre . . 303 300 Clyde Quay .. ..412 362 Riddiford-street .. 318 171 Willis-street .. ..550 442 Tiuakori├čoad.. .. 342 192 Buckle-street .. ..209 353 Boys' Institute . . 216 107 Sailors' Rest .. - .. 209 274 Choral Hall .. ..206 151 Kent Teriace . . . . 456 164 Webb-street .. ..286 151 Adelaide Road .. .. 207 319 Sydney-street .. .. 4G5 422 Totals .. .. 7283 6254 Majority for Mr Duthie . . 1029 When the result was made known Mr Duthie very briefly returned thanks. Mr Kirk, speaking later on, said he had abstained from personalities and fought as good a fight as he could. He did not believe the Labour party had split their vote. The Premier also spoke from h is carriage in Lambton Quay. He said he hoped the next election would reverse the decision, and the best man would have been Mr Kirk. A great many men who now said they were supporters of Mr Duthie would not have dared to say so last night. There had been an undercurrent for the past four or five days, but notwithstanding the pressure brought to bear against them they had fought a good fight, and the result showed there were over 6000 people who still believed in pi ogress and enlightenment of the prosperity of the town.

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THE WELLINGTON CITY ELECTION., Wanganui Herald, Volume XXXII, Issue 9384, 10 March 1898

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THE WELLINGTON CITY ELECTION. Wanganui Herald, Volume XXXII, Issue 9384, 10 March 1898

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