The Order of Merit.
FIVE CELEBRITIES HONOURED,
United Pres? Association—By Eleotric Telegraph—Copyright
London, July 1
King Edward has conferred the Order of Merit on Field Marshall Sir George White, Admiral Sir John Fisher, Mr George Meredith, the famous novelist, Mr Alma Tadema and Mr Holmaa Hunt, the celebrated artist?.
(The order of Merit wns oraated by the King in 1902, and is designed to include British subjects who have won conspicuous distinction in the naval and military services, and in letters, art, and science, The other members of the Order aro, Admiral Sir E. H. Saymour, Lord Eoberts, Lord Kitchener, Lord Wolseley, Lord Kelvin, Lord L'ster, Lord Raleigh, Sir W. Higgius, and Sir John Morley.)
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6611, 3 July 1905
The Order of Merit. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6611, 3 July 1905
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