HAMILTON-WEST COAST RAILWAY.
*- . ■-». '. KEEN FOUGHT ELECTION. (By Telegraph.—Own Correspondent.) HAMILTON", this day. The considerable interest in the election for a permanent board for the Waikato - West Coast Railway District resulted in a heavy vote, when a poll was taken yesterday for the nine seats on the board. There were two factions —one known as the " Progressive," which favours further investigation into the project with the object. of. pushing the railway through, and the other section is entirely opposed to proceeding further with the scheme. Each party put nine candidates forward. The results, with one small return to come, were: — George Charles Bateman (0.1, 467; Arthur Charles Cooper (P.), 285; Richard Thomas Da vies (P.), 236; Arthur Garfield Dent (O.), 608; David Edwin Finlayson (P.), 262; John Henry Gore (O)., 490; Edward Henry Grny (O.), 464; Edward Charles Houcl»_ (P.), 248; Campbell Johnstone (O.), 524; David Benjamin Livingstone (0.), 500-. William Joseph Marx (O.), 467; Cyril Russell Morris (P.), 340; James Edward Shayler Noonan (P.), 323; George Parr (P.), 266; Stanley Julian Rawlinson (P.), 264; James A." D. Ritchie (P.). 226; Ernest Stewart Ryburn (0.). 490; Samuel Slow (0.), 423; AY. Cooper Smith (P.), 282.
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HAMILTON-WEST COAST RAILWAY., Auckland Star, Volume LIV, Issue 238, 5 October 1923
HAMILTON-WEST COAST RAILWAY. Auckland Star, Volume LIV, Issue 238, 5 October 1923
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