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NEWCOMERS TO HOUSE
MEWCOMERS to the State Parliament will be: MR. H. A. ('BUNNY'!
ADAIR, the new Labour member for Cook, Is well known throughout the Peninsula.' He is a hotel keeper at Freshwater, north of Cairns, and has had wide experience as a miner. During; the war he served as an artilleryman with the 17th Field Regi ment. MR. HERBERT FRE MONT ROBINSON, a railway guard, caused one of the most surprising swings in the metropoli tan area when he de feated Mr. E. I\ Decker, the Liberal sitting mem ber for Sandgate. Mr, Robinson, who con tested Sandgate in the 1950 election, has been a member of the Labour Party for more than 30 years. His wife is an or ganiser for the Sloremen and Packers' Union. He was an adtive worker for the Nanango ALP branch and was transferred to Sandgate in 1942. As a youth he played Rugby
League for Toowoomba and Ipswich. MR. WILLIAM ED WARD BAXTER,' 43, a railway clerk, has broken Liberal Party represen tation in Norman. The seat was held previously by Mr. L. W. Luckins, who retired from Parlia ment last year. Mr. Baxter has been an active industrial unionist for many years and is secretary of the Norman Park branch of the ALP. He is a member of the Norman Park Progress Association. For some years he has been referees' representative on the Brisbane Rugby Referees' Appointment Board. MR. GREGORY BRIAN KEHOE, senior clerk in the Petty Ses sion Office, Gympic, has retained Nash for Labour. He is married, with two sons, was born at Warwick in 1917 but has lived mostly in Gympic. He is Government rep resentative on the Gym pic Hospital Board, vice president of the Gympin ALP branch, and branch secretary of the Gympic State Service Union.
MR. CHARLES BERN ARD ENGLISH, now conceded Mulgrave, is a Malanda sawmill pro prietor. He was born near Lis morc in 1902 and edu cated at Malanda and Charters Towers. He is married, with four daughters. Mr. English's father gave the land on which the township of Malanda was founded, MR. ALAN FLETCHER, a Mt. Tyson farmer, has kept Cunningham for the Country Parly. It was previously held by Mr. Malcolm Mclntyre, who retired recently. Mr. Fletcher is mar ried, with four children. He. was educated at Scots' College, Warwick, and is president of the Old Scots' Collegians' As sociation. He is chairman of the Pittsworth Shire Council and a director of the Queensland Co-operative Milling Association. He is a member of the coun cil of the Warwick Pres byterian School.