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PERSONAL.

The Rev. George Miller went-south by the first express this morning.

Mr and Mrs W. McClurg returned from the south last evening.

J. Craigio. M.P. for Timai;u, went south by t,lio first express today.

Mr G. K. Ritchie, general manager oi the National Mortgage and Agency Company, left for Dunedin by the second express to-day.

.MrW.jl. D. 8011, M.P. for Wellington Suburbs, does not intend to seek re-election. The decision is due to pressure of private business.

Tho touring team of Australian cricketers parsed through Ashburton by the iirst express this morning en route for Temuka, They will commence a match with South Canterbury at that place to-day.

Mr W. Jeffries, formerly Conservativo candidate for Temuka, but now a resident of the West .Coast, is mentioned as a probable candidate' for the Westland seat, in opposition to the' .sitting Liberal member, Mr -T. E. Y. Seddon.

His Excellency the Governor will pass through Ashburton on March 11, en route to Longbeach, where he will be the guest of Mr*' John Grigg. At last evening's meeting of tho Ashburton Borough Council,- - the Mayor stated that bic Excellency 'would be staying in Ashburton for a couple of hours and it was agreed'to present him with an illuminated address, and a committee consisting of his Worship the Mayor and Councillors Ferrimanj Buchanan and Christian was elected to arrange some form of entertainment in honour of his Excellency. >

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PERSONAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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