NORTHCOTE BOROUGH ELECTIONS.
At the conclusion of the committee meetIng of the Xortncote Borough Council la»t night the matter of the forthcoming elections in April was referred to Mr Jas Dykes Intimated that, owing to having removed to the One-tree Hill district, he would not be seeking re-election. Councillors expressed regret that the district would be losing his services It was nlso stated that Mr P. W. BollanO, who had left on a trip to the Old Country, would not be a candidate. Mr D A Gray said, as he was loavtns on a six months' trip to BngJand and the Continent on Monday, that would he his fist meeting as tar as the present Council was concerned. Several of his friends, however, had approached ulm, and suggested that ho should again offer his services to the electors He wished for a nexpresslon of opinion, of'tho Council before finally adopting this councillors thought it would be as well for as many of the present council as possible to stand again, ns they had only had twelve months at office, and It was desirable that the new Council should comprise men thoroughly conversant with the affairs of the borough, in view of the lo*n works, water supply negotiations with Blrttenhead, by-laws, uud other Important m»tte jjr Gray then intimated that he would be a candidate for the Council. The whole of the present Council, with the exception of Messrs Bolland and Dykes, then decided to seek re-election, vii., Mayor, Mr U. Cadness; Council, Messrs Johii Broad/ Ueo. Fraser, D. A. Gray, A. E. GreSusladeT H. H. Hunt, W. N. Kushbrook, aud J. B. Touar.
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