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PERSONAL.

The Hon. W. Fraser was a passenger for Oaniaru by this afternoon's express. , ; i ■:

Mr Hugo Friodlander was a passenger for the north, by last evening's express. \ '■■■_■ . V: ■■■■. '•■' ■. . ■■■.„• *.

Lady Sybil (Grey, daughter of Earl Grey, passed through -'Ash-burton by the second express last night, and left Lyttelton for Wellington by the Wa : hine. „■•..

The following is a list of. the candidates whose work at teachers' certificate examinations in January'has.been deemed worthy of special mention in Christchurch and district: —W. S. Bowie, Ruby E. Buchanan, F. J. L. Buckler(Ashbur.ton), Ruby ' Coates, ltpsina L. Dearsley, ,Kate E, Gardiner, Sophia A. C. Mackay and J. A.'MeLeod. ; ■■■■•■;•■

Yesterday afternoon Mr A. J. Barnard, who.has occxipied the; position of teller at the Ashburton branch of the Union Bank of Australia for the past nine iyears, and who, with his wife and family, is about to take a trip to England, was the recipient of a, purse of soveroigus from a number of intimate friends. Mr T. A. C. Pearce presided over the gathering, and the presentation was made by Mr John Hampton, who wished Mr and Mrs Barnard•: a pleasant trip. .'Messrs,-.T» Bullock, W. IL, Lunri, H. P. .Milsoni, J.^ -Allen', (Dromore) and \V. Anderson (Fairfield) also spoke »■ Mr Barnard suitably acknowledged the gift. Earlier in the week Mr Barnard was presented with a pipeaby the,-staff of the Bank.

On ''-^'Saturday afternoon last tho office staff of the firm of Messrs Fried-laijcler■-Brothers, assembled to do honour to .Mr E. W. Car dale, who, after r period of six^y^ars, is, severing.his con : iieetioii' v/iffi that firm. A "present, vviiich tooli?*ttie form of a solid silver afternoon tea'! service, Avas handed to i Mr, Cardale, by Mr F: W. Seldon, who. made eufogistic reference to the re'6ipioiYt''s niany estimable qualities and^ to his, .marked ability. On behalf of | the staff,.'■; Mr • Seldpu expressed the j hope tha,t Mr; Cardale would enjoy a^j 'long and prosperous career in his.new venture, and added that 1 he was sure that every member of the staff of Messrs Friedlander Brothers would be pleased to hear of bis success. Mr Seldon's remarks were endorsed by Messrs D. Triedlander, and G. H. Scott, and the recipient responded in appropriate terms, thanking the donors for' their very; generous gift and the kind sentiments expressed. Mr Cardale, who is shortly to start business in.Wellington on his own account, left Ashburton by the second express yesterday, en i-oute to the capital.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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PERSONAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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