A by-election to fill the extraordinary vacancy of alder- man for Coogee Ward in the Randwick Borough Council took place on Friday. The candidates were ex-Alderman H. Borradale and Mr. Arthur W. Anderson. The result was the return of Mr. Borradale by two votes. The polling was follows :—Borradale, 103, Anderson, 101 ; informal, 3. The Mayor and returning officer (Alderman J. Hincks) attended the council-chambers t 9 a.m. on Saturday, and officially declared the results.