ELECTION BATTLE GROWS LIVELY.
"POMPEY" ELLIOTT JUMPS OFF PLATFORM. Interjector Talks of Taking Coats Off. MR. BRUCE'S RECORD MEETING IN HOBART. Melbourne, September 30.
Continued interruption which occurred at a meeting held in Caulfield Town Hall to-night in support of the can- didature of Mr. T. W. White for the Balaclava seat culmi- nated in Senator Elliott jumping from the platform and
There was a storm of hoots and boos from the excited audience. After the clamor had subsided Senator Elliott was the object of a demonstration from a sympathetic section of the audience. The disturbance followed a question by an interjector as to whether mem- bers of the Government would take off their coats and do a hard day's work. Senator Elliott apparently accepted it as a personal remark, and, declaring that he bad begun work at 12 years of age, jumped from the platform to record his disapproval. C. Johnson, 365. Elizabeth-street, Mel- bourne.
gripping an interjector by the shoulder. Instantly the meeting war in an uproar. Another man in the audience pulled Senator Elliott away, and he was pre- vailed upon to return to the platform.
At this stage the persistent interjec- tor was counted out by Mr. Bruee's suoporters. J. A. Alexander, 62, Flinders-street, Melbourne.