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MANUKAU CONTEST.

GOVERNMENT CANDIDATE. MR. H. J. WILY CHOSEN. Mr. H. J. Wily has been choeen as the National Government candidate for the Manukau electorate, and his name has been sent forward to the pyty leaders at Wellington for approval. A resident of Epsom, Mr. Wily, is 35 years of age. After being educated at the Auckland Grammar School and Auckland University College, he practiced at Pukekohe as a barrister and solicitor for 12 years, but for the past seven years he has been in practice in Auckland. He wae a member of the Pukekohe Borough Council, and is the author of "Magistrate's Court Practice in New Zealand."

On four occasions Mr. Wily represented the Auckland University College at the New Zealand championships, and received his New Zealand University blue. He has been president of the Old Grammarians' Athletic Club since its inception three years ago. He was secretary of the Pukekohe Oddfellows' Lodge for ten years, and has been otherwise prominently connected with that movement.

MANAWATU ELECTORATE. MR. CLOSEY A CANDIDATE. (3y Telegraph.—Press Association.) PALMERSTON NORTH, Saturday. It. is announced that Mr. S. J. E. Closey, Dominion organiser of the Douglas Social Credit Movement, will contest the Manawatu seat as an Independent. Other candidates are Mr. J. Linklater, the sitting National Government member; Mr. J. K. Hornblow, Independent National Government; Mr. M.. H. Oram, Democrat'; and Mr. C. L. Hunter, Labour.

CONTEST IN BTJXIiER.

. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) WELLINGTON, Sunday. The executive of the National Political Federation has selected Mr. John H. Powell to contest the Buller seat. Mr. Powell is chairman of the Buller County Council. The sitting Labour member for Buller is Mr. P. C,. Webb.

CANDIDATE WITHDRAWS.

(By Telegraph.^—Press Association.) DANNEVIRKE, this day. Mr. Robert J. Franklin, of Porangahau, who was recently announced as an Independent candidate for the Pahiatua seat, has withdrawn owing to unforeseen circumstances.

From the top- of Snae Fell in the Isle of Man, the mainland of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland can be seen on a fine day. The height of the mountain is 2000 feet.

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MANUKAU CONTEST., Auckland Star, Volume LXVI, Issue 249, 21 October 1935

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MANUKAU CONTEST. Auckland Star, Volume LXVI, Issue 249, 21 October 1935

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