The Sydney Morning Herald from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on September 24, 1981 · Page 11
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The Sydney Morning Herald from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia · Page 11

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thursday, September 24, 1981
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.u.Tbe Sydney Jlornin .Herald, Ihursday, Septcmbff 24, 1181. jiMi,I.XI lnnHTH-rW-1 'Batliurst ; appears dost : i osmon parties kil" 91 mi may tie for seats Mr Clive Osborne, the National County ' Party Member lor Bathurst, appears to have lost his seat by about 100 votes -to the Labor Party's Mr Mick Clough, which -could mean the' two Opposition parties will end upCWith 14 seats each. Sources in both parties agreed IssSnighl that a box of votes from Lithgow which was opened late yeatmUy had given the seat to Mr Clough, after Mr Osborne had ross within 80 votes of him during the afternoon's counting. - The National Country Party had not "decided last night whether it wooW"seck a recount in the seat. 5dive's gone off for a feed and a drinks with some of tho Labo Mokes," a spokesman said. "Wftju'ght hear more later." Bathurst would have given the parry- 15 seats in the Legislative AsWably, but it will now nave 14. .Liberal Party wilt also have the Leader of the Opposition. TcDonald, fails to hold North Shore. ., Ttar State Electoral Office has released no new figures from North Shore since Monday, r although counting has continued. There wos no change in the figures released yesterday from Camden, where the Liberal candidate! .Mr Peter Reynolds, still has an outside chance of catching his Labor, opponent, Mr Ralph Brad-ing.i j ... Mr McD t The independent candidate in AVolloflgong, Mr Frank Arkell, caught up slightly on the sitting -Labor member, Mr Eric Ramsay, in counting yesterday. . . The preferences of the Australian Democrat and Liberal candidates could decide the seat. The positions of the major parties in the Legislative Council election remained virtually unchanged after further counting yesterday. With just 71 per cent of the vote counted, the ALP is virtually assured of eight seats of the 15 at stake, the Liberal-NCP five, the Rev Fred Nile's Call To Australia team one, with possibly the last seat going to the Australian Democrats. - - The only change was that the ALP is now running neck and neck with Mr Nile's team for the last seat, should the Democrats vote fall- . . ; The latest figures available for - the seats of Wollongong and Bathurst were: WOLLONGONG (32-235) Sampson, M.A. (AD) .... 871 Brooks, R.W. (Lib) 2.228 Ramsay, E.D. (ALP) ... 12,624 Love. E.D. (Ind) Ill ArkeU, F.N. (Ind) 11,152 Informal 1,094 BATHURST (34,487) .-.- Osborne, C.G. fNCP) .. 14,408 Clough, RJ. (ALP) 14,689 Informal 449 Sitting member. IX The jstifef pots -pts - - ! J VI iy JOSEPH OLAtCOTT, InvlsTOfMMnt Writer McElhone Place, Surry Hills, did not win a prize in the first Greening of Sydney competi tion. . But this charming little narrow street lined by tubs of flowers and shrubs deserves special mention. The 24 householders in their small sandstone homes entered their street for the competition. McElhone Place, no more than five metres wide, gave the professional landscape! a close run. Tucked away off 'South Dowling Street, it might be compared to the old quarters of Paris or Rome, but ' It is really typical old Sydney. . I i ' A spokesman for the City Council's Parks and Civic Affairs Department, said yesterday: "McElhone Place demonstrated the civic spirit of beautifying the City that we are looking for with this competition. "With a little help I am sure streets like this will be winners of awards in future." The Greening of Sydney awards began this year as part of Earth Week at the instigation of the chairman of the council's community service committee. Alderman Robert Tlckner. ; The historic ' Judge's House, Kent Street, headquarters of Grosvenor International Development Pry Ltd, won the award for the best garden around a building with its brilliant display of flowers. The new CBA Bank building in George Street, near Wynyard, won the award for the best garden in a public building with its spectacular indoor display of hanging plants. Mercantile Mutual Insurance, Pitt Street, near Martin Place, won the award for the best residential window boxes. Bayswater Mews home units, in Bayswater Road, Kings Cross, won .A Ill ! Mill 111 I I liHIMIWUMIIii.llim Ml .,.. , ' t , - " 'V, ' " ' . ' '', 4 'V ' " " 'f' p z 1 i 1 w !:i McElhone Place: the street that didn't, but should hare. the award for the best residential garden visible from the street with its magnificent courtyard of ferns . and shrubs. David Jones Ltd won the award for the best spring flower display for the azalea plants decorating its Elizabeth Street store earlier this month. .' - Alderman Tickner will present award certificates to the winning entries today. - i ,.i i2!,yesars, jail for disposing of horse A Box Hill maq was found guilty yesterday and sentenced ! to 2i years' jail for stealing a former trotter and show horse and selling it to a knackery. ' He was given a non-parole period of eight months and also osdered to pay $1,500 as compensation to the 16-year-old girl who had been given th bone by her father. Judge Loveday, in the Parra-matu District Court, said that the .' man. Kenneth John Ede, 33, a builder, of Nelson Road. Box Hill, ' was guilty of a despicable crime in depriving young girl of her pet horse. , ' . ' Ede had acted in a hearties fashion in selling the horse, Sugar-foot, to the knackery. "Animal lovers - must be outraged at such a deed,'' Judge Love-dav said. Earlier, Ede had pleaded not guilty to stealing a horse owned by Mr Martin Drewsen at Baulkham Hills on September 17. 1979. Mr Drewsen had bought Sugar-foot as a present for his daughter Megan, now 16, in 1976. Sugarfoot had become a show horse and ap-pared in television shows such as Luke's Kingdom and Carrots. Ede told the court he believed he ' had acted properly in selling the horse to the Oak dale Knackery at' Eastern Creek. He said Sugarfoot was a dangerous animal. Megan Drewsen told the court: "Sugarfoot was as quiet as a mouse. ; . I loved him and he loved me." 800 to attend CANBERRA. Eight hundred delegates from 42 Commonwealth countries will attend the Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting that begins in Melbourne next Wednesday. LMBTEII) SUPPLY s-U XL XL iriUUsVUU w5niniinidinnini(riiTii)1 TlhieFeirillhi Mmmtl lMirsit irelleas Featuriner theRamrjaht Swan Designed by George KrugerGray in 1929 andtheGfficialSeal oftheRjrthMint. 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