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MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

PROVINCIAL RESULTS

COUNCILS AND BOARDS

Akltio— ? County Council.—Waihi North Riding; E.EJlingham, 43 (elected)! F. R. Cowper/ 39.' Waihi "South Riding: D. ' R. Hall, 46 (elected); H. Thomas, 38. Pongaroa Riding: L. \fellantyne, 71; "T. A. Yeoman, 66 (elected); J. W. Murray, 64; S. Fj Herbert, 58. Akitio Riding: C. P. Hunter 24 (elected); J. B. Reisima, 15. Mataikona Riding: D. W. Gray 27 (elected); J. W. McAnulty, 25, Wairarapa Hospital Board.—H. Thomas, 111 (elected); A. W. Ruskell, 84. Reticulation Poll.—For, 182; against, ■: 14. Aahburton— Mayoralty.—Dr. G. I. Miller, 1165; ,W. H. Woods (sitting), 560; J. T. Pratt ley (Labour), 259. Labour candidates for the Mayoralty • and council polled (ewer votes than the other candidates, who did not stand on a party ticket. Castlepoint— County Council.—South Riding: W. G. Groves, 68; F. H. Bennett, 37 (elect- . Ed); J. Andrew, 33. ' Dannevirke— 7 ' Mayoralty.—E. Kibbard (unopposed) . 'Borough Council.—W. Anderson, 878; A. Calder, 689; J. Carston, 735; G. Graham, 739; E. Kiely, 925; T. Nelson, 780; J. Tyler, 889; L. Ward, 716; N. Webley, 864. The following were unsuccessful.— Wrightman, 575; Glover, 627; Hibbard, (663; Jennings, 255. «. ' Dargaville— J Mayoralty.—Raymond Gibson, 463; Francis A. Jones (sitting), 448. Mr. Jones had Served thirteen consecutive years as Mayor. ' Eketahuna— ' Borough • Council.—D. J. Ryan, 282; W. Olsen, 22»; M. W. Priest, 263; P. , S. Page, 225; E. M. Simmers, 218; K. Marenzi, 218. * V Unsuccessful candidates were:—E. H. Norton, 191; D. Butcher, 139; A. Southey, 85. , Featherston— •' Borough Council.—M. B. Tait, 278; T. G. Hardie, 275; R. F. Watson, 208; W. Johnson, 229; C. R. Skippage, 201; H. W. Cundy, 177; B. B, Donald, 173;* J. S. Vile, 172; C. C. Kenward, 172. Defeated candidates were:—H. Clark, 157; F. E. A. Dohnt, 164; H. W. Hodder, 146; A. P. Clapshaw, 138. fOXtOll— v Mayoralty.— M.i E, Perreau (elected unopposed). Borough Council. —D. 8r00k5,.365; p. Podmore, 345; ;R., Byrne, 287; E. Whit-.' combe, 281; F. Robinson, 281; L. Fletcher, 279; W. Read, 259; J: Middleton, 255; R. Rangiheuea,. 238. The following were unsuccessful in the election for the council:—D. Bar- ' ron, 227; S. Mansell, 212; D. Ellwood, 207. Giakome— v., t" £ab'otir candidates met with Considerable success inv the ;Gisborne x ,--BorOn the council Labour representation increased from one to four out of nine: seats, a Labour Mayor, and another -Independent Labour r man, assuring the party of a majority, labour'secured three out of five bor6ugli seats oh the Cook Hospital Board, \ one out of five on the Power Board, but are unrepresented on the Harbour Board.'v ?' Mayoralty.—D. W. Coleman (sitting); 3532; N. H. Bull,, 2770. Greymouth— Mayoralty.—F. -A. Kitchingham, 1420; A. H. McKane, 1029; P. Blanchfield, 812. '"v Greytown— . « Mayoralty—A. W. Horton, 284; H. T. Bees, 227. ' ' ■% ' \ * ■ Hamilton. . Mayoralty.—H. <D. Caro, 3625; C. Croall, J915. Council:—F. Findlay, 2344; ,C. Lafferty, 2687; J. R. Fow, 2851; H. R. Hammond, 2342; P. G. Reynolds, 2280;, ftMcCaw, 2176; W. W. Dillicar, 2149; F. C. House, 2014; J..E.. Tidd, 1948; C. Croall, 1922; W. R. Shattock, 1868; W. . M. Cann, 1835. Hastings— A Mayoralty.—G. A. Maddison, 3279; J. A. Miller, 2293; majority for Maddison, 986. Borough Council.—A. L Rainbow, 3213; S. J. McKee, 2996; A. Dysart, 2699; A. ,D. Ross, 2495; S. Ashcroft, 2260; G. W. B.'McCormick, 2121; T. Falconer, 2077; P. E. Loach, 2063; A. Lowe, 1912. • Half-holiday Poll.—Saturday, 2899; Thursday, 2589; majority for Saturday, 301. '. Hawke's Bay— .. By 1770 votes; to 1100 the ; Hawke's Bay County Council electorate dfecided to revert to-the system of rating ' on capital instead of unimproved value. '' County* Council.—Maraekakaho Riding: H. M. Blayebrook, 120 (elected); G. H. Eaton, 93. Petane Riding: C. C. Smith, 186 (elected); H. E. Beattie, 97. Havelock Riding: R. A. Ninnon, 212 (elected); M. S. Chambers, 84. Meeanee Riding: J. Macdonald, 120 (elected); T.-B. McDonald, 104;- H. :M. Thompson, 75. Okawa Riding: G. ,E. H. Beamish, 199 (elected); F. Hildreth, JO9. Waikare Riding: F. K. Wilkic, 76, is leading; D. O. iStewart,-42. Hokitutsi— Mayoralty.—George• Perry (sitting), i 818; E. W. Heenan (Labour), 310. , ;' Invercargill— Mayoralty.—John Miller (sitting), , 6184; Gordon J. Reed, 1544. Kaiapoi— 1 • Mayoralty.—Rev. W. H. A. Vickery, ' 426 (sitting); EI G. Gray, 314. , ( Lyttelton— , Mayoralty.—F. E. -Sutton (sitting), ■ 1108; W. W. "Toy, 613. Sbrtinboroogli— ' Borough Council. —M. N. Hardie, 415; C.\R. Holmes, '388; W. F. Guridrie, 352; : > G. ; P Cotter, 350; W. H. Corfield, 333; : M.i Mulvaney, 314; "P. R. Plummer, 313; J T. A. Hamilton, 311; O. J. Green, 307. ' The following were defeated.—R. ' Soughton, 284; H. T.. Carson, 224; S. " Boyd, 201; T. H. Smith, 187; S. Mc- 1 Fern, 170. ; Masterton— . Mayoralty.—*T. Jordan, 1489; L. J. i Taylor, 910; A. Rippon, 192. Majority ■ for Jordan, 579. I 'Borough Council.—*J. Nlnnes, 2208; »H. E. Gardner, 2075; *W. H. Judd, M 53; *A- D, Low, 1892; *W. White, ■ 1883; *W. Kemp, 1746; *A. T. Jackson, i 1744;; *R., Russell, 1740; *G. D; Wilson, 1 1704; G. W. Morice, 1700; *N. T. B. W. ; 'Beetham, 1523. i County Council.—Te Whiti Riding: ;

, Results of polling in the local body elections in towns and districts outside the main centres are reported by Press Association telegrams as follows:— j

E. Gordon Ijee, 118 (elected); H. J. Wardell, 97. * —Sitting members. . Montoa— * ■ 'Drainage Board—H. Robinson, F. : Easton, H. Downes, Dr. Wall, W. H. ' Smith (all new members). ' Defeated candidates were:—J., Crys- ; tall, W. Barber, D. Furcell, F. Woods. Napier— i Mayoralty.—T. W. Hercock, 2768; C. O. Morse, 2520. Majority for Hercock, 248. Borough Council.—A. E. Bedflbrd, 1578; J. H. Fieldhouse, 1551; A. C. Diggs, 1303; C. D. Cox, 1190: E. E. Carrington, 1187; R. W. Goodger, 1186; M. S. Spence, 1143; J. H. Oldham, 1112; P. F. Higgins, 1065; C. A. R. Price, 976. New Brighton— . Mayoralty.—E. L. Smith (sitting), 1639; E. A. M., Leaver, 704. New PlymouthMayoralty.—E. R. C. Gilmour (sitting), 3608: P. E. Stainton, 1444. Otaki. •Mayoralty.—C. F. Atmore, 388; D. Richards, 340. Council.—Young, 463; MortibOy, 445; Fearnley, 42£f; Knox, 334; Cook, 327; Ballinger,;3Qß (all elected); Graham, 304; Roera, 285; Kilmister, 262; Baker, 262; McGill, 219; Nation, 195. Pahiatua— ; Mayoralty.—S. K. Siddells, 379; J. W. Sturton, 313. The Saturday half-holiday was retained, the voting being: Saturday, 487;. Wednesday, 192. Palmerston North.— Mayoralty.—*A. E. Mansford (Citizens) ~5712; Christensen (Labour), 3260. Majority for Mansford, 2452. City Council. J. J. Healley, 4739; *W. Mouldey, 4704; *G. Tremaine, 4649; *W. B. Temment, 4489; H. Townshend, 4370; D. F. Smillie, 4433; W. G. Black, 4407; J*. Hodgens, M.P., 4382; A. Grigor, 4303. * ! •Sitting members. . Hospital. Board.—Mrs.. M. A. Aitchison,' 5460; V. A. Christensen, 3107; W. F. Cutler, 2108; J. Hodgens, 4399; A. E. Mansford,'s34s; Mrs. S. Mason, 2941; J. Mewett, .4036; J. A. Nash, 5357. Koss.— , Mayoralty.— K/ O. May, 152; John Murdoch (sitting) , 97. Stunner.— 4 Maybralty.—J. E. .Tait, 918 (sitting); F. W. J. Murdoch, 614. Rotorua— Mayoralty.—T. Jackson (re-elected), 1150; H. D. Dansey, 796. By a majority of 125 votes Saturday was decided upon as the half-holiday in lieu of Wednesday, which has been the half-day for the past fifteen years. Taumaranul— - Mayoralty.—C. A. Boles (sitting), [659; G. S. Steadman (Labour), 274; D. I M. Simmons, 267. # '-Taradale. — Town Board.—F. L. Robson, 355; G. A. Trevelyarii''3oß; J. B. Wainscott, 307; L. S. McDonald/-291; G. D. West', 290; J. Williamsorf, 285;' W. G. Wise, 373. Te Aroha— " .' Mayoralty.—R. Coulter, M.P., 698 (reelected); H. Thornton; 373. Coun<iil.—W. A. Clark, G. Hamilton, F. Halligan, S. Hedge, W. C. Kennedy, J. L. Otter, Smith, W. T. Dale. The votings-on; the weekly half-holi-day wks: Wednesday/ 456; Saturday, 604.' . ; ' Timaru.— . . . Mayoralty;—W. Gi Tweedy, 3243; G. H. Andrews, 2514. ; . Waipawa.— Borougli Council.—Mayoralty: F. Eagle (elected unopposed), Council.—J/ J R. Barker, 256; G. R. J. Harvey, 294; J. Holdsworth, 242; C. G. Knobloch, 207; H. T. Limbrick, 294; W. M.- Murray, 284, elected; F. J. Adeane, 173;; J. Erickson, 195; N. L. Larsen,' .144; E. L.i MacGregoir, 161; G. A. Mason, 190; S, J. E. Stephenson, 99. No flection-was necessary for the Waipawa County {Council, all candidates being ifeturhed unopposed, as were the county representatives for ■the, harbdur board) and hospital board. "The election fop three county reprQ- | sentatives on the electric power board resulted as follows: —F. C. Daniels, 94; R. A. Fraser, 139; L. W. Simpson, 97; F. J.' WhiteToWt . 98. • - For the Hawke's Bay Rivers Board a poll was necessary for ward two only. The result was:—G. Fairey, 390; E. J. F. King, 286; J. Macdonald, 372; H. M. Thompson, 321. Messrs. Fairey, Macdonald, and Thompson were elected. No election was necessary in : wards one, three,-four, and five. . Waipukuran.— Borough Council.—McCarthy, 630; Grant, 587; Mcßae, 540; Dowrick, 538; Martin, 502; Caffidy, 484. ■ , s • Unsuccessful. —Bromell, 470; Choate, . 289. Two members for Central Electric • Power Board, to represent Waipukurau 1 Borough: Holms, 559; McAvedy, 506. 1 Half-holiday Poll.—Saturday, 538; Wednesday, 265.; After many years a ' Change has been made to Saturday. Wairarapa South.— . ; County Council.—Belvedere Riding: : A. E. Reid, 124; W. E. Allen, 103 (elected); C; Reid, 75; D. J. MacAuley, 66. Maungaraki • Riding.—Duncan McGregor, 243; Alex. McGregor, 234; F. ' W. Joblih, 224; C. A. Cameron, ,207 (elected); A. Ross, 86. Wanga&uf— 1 Mayoralty.—W. ,J. Rogers (Labour), 6851; G. H. Trott (Citizens), 3045. 1 Majority for-Rogers, 3806. ' ' City Council.—J. J. Scott (L.), 4995; ; D. W. Earle (C.), 4470; J. Siddells (C.), ; 4327; G. P. Hawkins (L.), 4305; S. J. ■ Harris (C-), 4303, O. Hales (C.), 4276; ' C. N. Armstrong (C.), 4270; R. ,E. 1 Cuthbertson (C.), 4230; A. W. Scoullar (L) 4222; H. Lawrence (L.), 4219; H. Chiiholm (L.), 4156; W. Searle (L.), ' 4139. . i Westport— * • 1 County results.—W. R. Simpson < (elected, Karamea), D. ,J. Archer ] (Wareatea), D: Kerr (Ngakawau), E. ] L Roberts (Wareatea). Messrs. Jordan and Johnson tie for Mokihinui. The : Hon. W. H. Mclntyre and Messrs. i James Ward, H. J. Powell, and V. i Dellavedova were returned unopposed. < For the Hospital Board the Hon. W. J. ; Mclntyre and Messrs. J. Dowgray, W. j R Simpson, J. N. Niven, and J. Ward ; were elected. Both county loan pro- ' posals, £3800 for new county chambers and £14,000 for tar-sealing roads, were carried. In the borough the : Saturday half-holiday Was carried by a substantial majority. Mrs. Bird and i Messrs. W. P. Caldwell and E. R. Fox were elected borough representatives : on the Hospital Board. The former borough council was returned, with Mr. W. P. Caldwell filling the vacancy < caused by the resignation of Mr. J. M. i Robertson, who did not contest a seat. ;

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MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, Evening Post, Volume CXXV, Issue 110, 12 May 1938

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