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' Mr Hugo .Friedlander was a through passenger for Dunedin thjs morning.

A number of bandsmen who competed at the competitions at Auckland were passengers for tho south by this morning's express.

The Hon. W. A. Holman, New South Wales Premier, was accorded a civic reception at Wellington to-day, and this afternoon be is being entertained at luncheon by the New Zealand.Club.

His Excellency the Governor and the Countess of -Liverpool passed through Ashburtou en route \o Dunedin by the first express to-day. To-morrow they will attend the races, and dine with Mr John Roberts. On Thursday they are to go again to Wingatui, and after the dinner party arranged by- their host (the If on. Sir Georgb McLean, M.L.C.) they will attend the race ball in the Art Gallery.

Mr F. Pirani, chairman of the Wanganui Education Board, has put up some records in his time, and on Fri-.. I day added to his reputation as a j "goer." With liis push bike he cycled j to Hewiiiui, some 12 miles from Feilding and a considerable part of way tip-1 hili, in 50 minutes; was hospitably. en-' i tertaihed at lunch by the residents; j ! competed in the 100 yards married ( men's race from scratch, and only | missed first place by inches; made' a speech on .education ; presented' the prizes; had a chat with a number of, old friends; cycled back to Feildtng by 5 o'clock, and ended up by playing five sets of tennis. .j ! Mr Robert Bell. (Chairman of Direc-| tors) is represeiiting the Ashburton Mail and Guardian Gompany, Ltd., at | the annual Press Conferences which are now in session at New Plymouth. The opening meeting-—that of the Provincial Newspaper Proprietors of' New Zealand—^was'.hisld last night, and this morning the Manager of the " Guardian " (Mr 11. B. Bell) received the following telegram: —" Meeting;. Provincial Press last evening unanimously passed resolutions appreciative of your valuable services and of extreme Vregret lat your absence. Unanimity and cordial good feeling towards yourself "highly complimentary. You were re-elected on Standing Committee. —Fred. Pirani, Chairman." .

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PERSONAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8796, 17 February 1914

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PERSONAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8796, 17 February 1914

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