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ONLY A MIRACLE CAN SAVE MRS FOWLER IN

STATE ELECTIONS

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SYDNEY, Monday.

To-day's count revealed that Mrs. Lilian Fowler (Lang Labour) is fur- ther behind and only a miracle save her from losing the Newtown

seat.    

The Minister for Tourist Activities | and Immigration (Mr Frank Finan) improved his position when* primary votes from Londonderry were counted for Hawkesbury <?

The Electoral Commissioner (Mr Bennett) said little change in the seats could be expected uhtll 'the preferences were allocated on Vfci

nesday

Mr R E O'Halloran (Orange) \ and R J Greig (Drummoyne) who were defeated in the elections,. Ml be eligible! to a pension of £5 a week

for life /]

SCAT FOR FORMER MINISTER

BRISBANE, Monday

Every possibility of a 'safe'' seat ¡ being found exists for the Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport (Mr Walsh) who was defeated on

Saturday F f

It is understood that a Western | member 'will resign so %at a^by- ' election can be held '

As the result of gaming a big proportion of 365 postal votes to day Mr Luckine (QP,P) seems

likely to retain the Maree seat í

On yesterday's figures this «seat [ was believed to have been won by i. the Government as Mr Brown s (Labour) had a lead of 62 i

The distribution of postal votes

resulted in Mr Luckine gaining a \ lead of 95 f

It now seems certain that Labour will lose three seats in the new Par

liament the latest state of the par- r ties being Labour 37 Country I Party 11 Queensland Peoples Party f 9, Independent 4, and Communist 1 !

Kelvin Grove seat is still in doubt < as Mr Fielding (QPP) has re- j duced Mr Turners overnight lew I from 71 to 26 and with about 15W

votes to be counted he may have a jj chance of winning I

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