TWO INTERESTING DIVISIONS.
[Faou OunPxaLXAMENTAaY Reporter.]
% WELLINGTON, October 22. Following is the division-list on danse 22, which empowers the Government to nominate the three Maori members of the Council 1 ‘ For the retention of the clause, 27 ; Allen, Anderson, Bollard J., Bollard R. F. Bradney, Campbell, Coates; Dickson, Escott, Fisher, Fraser, Guthrie, Harris, Hine, Lee, Massey, Dr Newman, Nosworthy (teller), Okey, Reed, Rhodes, R. Scott, StatEara, Sykes (teller), Thomson G. M., Wilkinson," Young. Against (for the elective system' as regards Maori representation), 27 : —Carroll, Colvin, Craigie, Davey, Dickie (teller), Forbes (teller), Glover, Hanan, Hindmarsh, Jsitt, M'Callnm, M‘Combs, MacDonald, Myers, Payne, Poland, Rhodes, Robertson, Russell, feeddon iSidey, Thomson J, C., Veitch, Ward, Webb, Wilford, Witty. The clause was retained on the Chairman’s casting vote. On Dr Newman’s motion that women be eligible for election to the Council:—
Ayes (39) : Anderson, Buxton, Campbell, Carroll, Colvin, Craigie, Davey, Dickie, Ell, Fisher, Forbes, Glover, Hanan, Hindroarsh, laitt, M'Oallam, M‘Combs, Mac Donald, Massey, Myers, Newman (teller), Payne, Poland, Reed, Rhodes R. H., Robertson, Bussell, Seddon, Sidey, Sykes, Myers, Thomson Q. M-, Thomson J. C., Veitch, Ward, Webb (teller), Wilson, Witty, Young. Agaanst (14) ; Allen, Bollard R. F., Bradney, Dickson (teller), Guthrie, Harris, Hine (teller), Lee, Ndsworthy, Okey, Rhodes T. W., Scott, Statham, Wilkinson.
The clause was assented to in a spirit of levity, therefore the Legislative Council will have no compunction in giving it the coup de grace.
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COUNCIL REFORM, Evening Star, Issue 15630, 22 October 1914
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