A London cable message announces the death of Lord Wiinborne, aged 79. '.-■
A Press Assoeiatic/n message from Oainaru states that H.M.S. Psyche is visiting that port, and will remain there-until Thursday.
Mr Robert Bell returned from New Plymouth this morning, and Mr H. L, Dolamore (" Mataura Ensign ") was a through passenger by the first express.
The name of Mr H. J. Beswick, says a Press Association message from Christchurch, is being freely mentioned as a probable successor of his Honour, Mr Justice Stringer as .Crown Prosecutor in Christchurch.
. Wellington message states that Mr Justice Hosking was congratulated on his elevation to the bench, at* a large gathering of members of the Wellington Bar. The Attorney-General, Hon. A. L. Herdman, heartily welcomed Justice Hosking, and extended congratulations. The new judge briefly replied appreciatively. ,>
The Hon. Walter Scott, Premier of the Canadian Province of Saskatchewan, President of the Council, and Minister of Education, who is 1 making a hurried tour through the Dominion, as part of a brief holiday visit through Australasia generally, passed through Ashburton by the second-ex-pression Saturday, on. his way to' Dunedin.
The' Consecration of Canon William Walmsley Sedgwick as Bishop of..Wai^apu took place in St. John's Cathedral, Napier, yesterday morning; in the presence of a "very: large congregation. Ths Primate, Bishop Neyill, of Dunedin, .conducted, the 'consecration" service, and Bishop Julius, of Christehurch, preached an impressive sermon. •'• At the evening service the new Bishop was installed in the chief seat in the cathedral by the Vicar, Canon Mayne, and preached the sermon. There again was a crowded congregation.
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PERSONAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914
PERSONAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914
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