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Mr. Wise Resigns ? «. ?

NON-LABOR GOVERNMENT MR. McLARTY TAKES OFFICE MOW MINISTER* SWORN IN Perth. April 1.

For about ;im I it m r- 1 1 ?-* l;i.\- \\Vsi. m Ausl r.tli.i was wi'.'iom a Premier and a ! - luVIMlllllllir, ilJIi! l!lC.'! I'nr ill!' iir.v; tilllc simc l!i;{:! ;i nun i..il)(ii- - ,t. w-i -:;ii:- nr i (n«-k ollire. The l-retiiio-r r Air. I-'. .1. S. Wise) tendered liis resignation in

tin* Lieiirenant-dovernor ( iSir James Mitchell) ;ir 1O a.m., and at 11 a.m. Sir .Tallies Mitchell swore in the mem bers of the new Liberal Party- Country and Democratic League Cabinet. After receiving Mr. Wise's resigna tion Sir James Mitchell telephoned t-» Parliament IIcusc for the leader -if the Liheral Tarty (Mr. Ross McLarty). .Mr. MeLnrfy i mined mtely called at (Jovorn- I meiit House and accepted the rein*; of ! Coverninem from Sir James Mitchell, j With the commission to form his -!n\- ! eminent, .Mr. Mcl.arty called liis | Cabinet learn M fJoverninonr House to lake the oath of office administered by the I. ieulenanl -Governor. Mr. Mcl.arty \v;'.s smini in as Premier as well as Treasurer. In j yoii!i- instances previously, includinj; that of .Mr. Wise, the leader . f the Coy- I ? ?rnnient was not sworn in as Premier ! It was ci)n1inde-1 by --Hi'i;ils of the i Crown Law Department (hat this was i unnecessary, as (here was no provision for tlie post of Premier.. This it was c-iaimed was a courtesy title taken by j the Loader of the - lovernineiit. ! Tin's afternoon Use ox-Labor ?.linis- i tors were in attendance af tlieir res- ' jioctivo o(h'ces an-l handed over for- j nially to their successors.

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