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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LE1HBRIDGE HERALD Filday, Soplembjr I, 1972--------------------------------------------- New Labrador party leader wins byelection Resigned cabinet post McKeough praised for action ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) Michael Martin, New Labrador Party leader, won the provin- cial byelection in Labrador South today, defeating Joe Har- vey who won the riding by one vote in the March 2! New- foundland general election. Mr. Martin later un- seated by a provincial Supreme Court ruling. Peace River seat still in c VICTORIA Social Credit candidate Don Phillips, with a scant lead of 26 votes, look the Peace River South tonstiUiency for the Social Credit party in Wednesday's balloting. He took a narrow margin over incumbent Progressive Conservative Donald Marshall, vv h o defected from Social Credit government ranks ear- lier this year. The final count, with all polls complete and only absentee ballots to come, was Phillips, Marshall John VVatkins of the NDP 904 and Liberal Jtmes Mclntyre 142. The constituency saw a close race, and the outcome hung in the balance as counting ended night with two polls remaining to be heard from. Reluming officer Mrs. W. Esak said absentee ballots could be an important factor in the voting. With 35 of 39 polls reported, Mr. Martin had votes compared to Mr. Harvey's 865 and 129 for Progressive Con- servative Edward Kcarsey. Premier Frank Moores, whose Conservatives took 33 of the 42 legislature scats March 24, said Thursday night he did not consider the byelection to be a test of the government's strength. The party did not contest the district in the March election when the Liberals won eight seals in addition to Labrador South. "I want to congratulate Mi- chael Mr. Moores said in Corner Brook where he had attended a cabinet meeting ear- lier in the day. "He did a good job and he did it single-handedly." The premier said Labrador South "is not exactly PC coun- try." Liberal Leader Edward Rob- erts was not available for com ment. Mr. Harvey was June 13 when the Newfoundlanc Supreme Court ruled that irre- gularities in the March voti had wiped out his victory. A ju dicial recount had shown 933 votes for Mr. Harvey and 93! for Mr. Martin. Collection of returns coulelieC in this system that is most important." A spokesman for Ontario Pre- nicr William Davis, who is in jondon and received Mr. ylcKeough's resignation by .elephone, said the premier is seeking ways of cutting short us visit to fly back to Toronto Mr. McKeough's adding that it Suspect remanded NELSON, B.C. (CP) Wil liain Bernard Lepine, a 27-year old mental hospital escapee charged with murdering si> persons, was sent back to the hospital Thursday for psy chiatric examination. Lepine, remanded 30 days on six counts of non-capital mur der, has entered no plea. He was arrested Tuesday Galena Bay, in the Monashee Mountain are? of southern Brit- ish Columbia where the shoot- ing spree began. The victims were William Lee Potter, 16, and Charles Christopher Wright, 71, both of Oliver; Phyllis Clark, 61, Peh- ticton; Herbert Evan Thomas, 57, and his wife Nelly, 50, Rock Creek; and Thomas Jolm Poz- seyn, 24, of Naksup. Three other B.C. persons, including Mrs. Clark's husband, were wounded. to confer with Mr. McKeough. Clare Westcott, the premier's executive assistant, said the premier has not yet accepted the resignation and wanls to talk to Mr. McKeough before making a decision. China envoy president of council UNITED NATIONS (Heuler) China assumes the presi- dency of the Security Council today for the first time since the United Nations recognized the Peking government. The presidency rotates month by month according to the Eng- lish alphabet. 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