EDUCATION BOARD ELECTION
MR WALLACE RETURNED,
Consequent upon the death of the Hon. Thos. Fergus the Otago Education Board held an election to fill the vacancy in Central Ward, Which seat had been held by the late Air Fergus for a number of years. Five candidates were nommatea, and the counting of tho votes shows that Mr James Wallace has been elected by a majority of 18 votes over his next highest opponent. Air Wilkinson. The result of the polling is as follows Wallace, James Wilkinson, James Henry ... 51 Macdonald, Eliz. H. B. ... 18 Galtjer, George 9 Brown, Stephen Noble 8 The total number of votes recorded was 115, one of which was informal. There were 134 eligible voters.
Mr Wallace is tho present chairman of the George Street School Committee.
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EDUCATION BOARD ELECTION, Evening Star, Issue 15664, 1 December 1914