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TU A PFKA. The four contested seate in the Tuapeka County Council, foucht out yesterday, Caused a good deal of stir in the ridings interested. " New Wood" has ljeen infused into the council by the election of Messrs Duncan M'Lerman (of Dunrobiu) and G. B. Sim (of Tapanui). who take ihe .seats formerly represented respectively by Messrs Robert Wood and J. Howat. There was i\ feeling (writes our Lawrence correspondent) that .Mr Wood would go vndei-, hut few had any tden that Mr Sim would lw substituted for Mr Howat, who was looked upon as one of the ablest men in th>_' council, having been Tapanui riding's repiesentatavo for a number of years, profiting thereby largelv in knowledge and experience, and having at the same time a good grasp of local government work, in which he took a very keen interest. Waitahuna riding Mas loyal to the «itting member (Mr John Rose, county chairman), and Teviot ridim- gavo Mr Roderick M'Donald a thumping majority over Mr F. G. Duncan, a Duncdni lawyer, who is interested largely in an orchard at Moa Flat. Tho voting in Teviot riding was : M'Donald 116, Duncan 26 : Beaumont riding—M'Lcnnan 69, Wood 29 ; WaiL-ihuna Riding: Rose 140. Wm. Cameron 126 ; Tapanui riding—Sim's niajoritv, 6 over Howat. 'llm representatives oi the other ridings, returned unopposed on Wednesday of last week, are: Gabriels, J. K. Simpson; Waipori, R. G. Cotton; Browns, Patrick M'lnerney ; Bender, John Bennetts; Crookston, G. B. §iev. art.—?Ow*i correspondent.

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COUNTY COUNCILLORS, Evening Star, Issue 15648, 12 November 1914

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COUNTY COUNCILLORS Evening Star, Issue 15648, 12 November 1914