Maoriland Worker, Volume 7, Issue 302, 29 November 1916, Page 3
DUNEDIN L.R.C. FORMED. A Dunediu correspondent writes: '•Tho newspapers say that Paul ami Walker had no right, to speak lor tho workers of N.Z. to the workers of Australia, On Thursday night, these two were elected President and Treasurer of the Labor Representation Committee (N.Z. Labor Party) by a Conference of all bodies of Labor, including tho railwayrnen. The following officebearers were elected: President, Hon. J. T. Paul; vire-m-osident. M> - . K. Kelfett; secretary. Mr.: L. F. Kvans; treasurer, Mr.. A. Walker. M.P.; «<> mlive—Messrs. Stables, Kendall. •!• •Smith. M. Silverstone, and Saiimlcrs. It was tlecided to affiliate with the New Zealand Labor Party. Th» executive will moot shortly to form a local platform for the prosecution of municipal affairs., such, platform to bo submitted to tho delegates at a future meeting. Mr. Kellett resigned tho vice-presidentship next day, on the grounds that, ho is strongly in favor of Conscription, and that his judicial position on the Military Service Board would preclude his acceptance of tho office.