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ONLY A MIRACLE CAN SAVE MRS FOWLER IN
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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
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
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
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