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WOOTHAKATA NOW MAREEBA SHIRE BRISBANE, December 18.— Under en order-in-council approved to-day, the Woothakata Shire would lnfuture be known as the Marecba Shire, said the Minister for Local Government -Mr. Power). ? The Sbire Council. In support of lt« request for change of name, had pointed oul that the original Wootha kau- Shire, comprising portion of the present area, wan greatly increased by the Inclusion of the Barren, Walsh, and Chlllagoe Shires. The present shire would be better Identified by the new name, as Mar feba was Iht largest tow n In the shire, and also where the Council had Ua offices.