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PERSONAL.

Mr CL D. Hardie, Inspector of Schools, arrived in Ashburton by this morning's express.'.-. " ,•■;

A number of clergymen returning from the Methodist Conference at Dunedin were passengers for the north by this afternoon's express.

Mr W.F. ' Waiters', B.A. (headmaster) has been appointed the Ashburton High School Board of ','Governors' representative on the Ashburton Technical Classes Association,

, The Hon. A. L. Herdman, Minister of Justice, was a passenger for Gore by the first express south this morning. Mr Hei'dman will later proceed to Wyndham,where he will .deliver'"an address. ,

.The Milton Presbyterian Church has extended a call to the Rev. Robertson Orr, who acted as locum tenons for tho Rev. R. Waddell,: D.D., of St. Andrew's, Dunejiin, during his visit- to the Old World.

A cable Message from Adelaide states that the wedding of Dr. Mawson, .to Miss Delpratt, daughter of the general manager of the broken Hill Proprietary Mine, will 'take place in Melbourne On, March .31. ;■ .\- -■ "• - ■ ■■■ ■

v Members of the Oamaru Presbytery to-day made ia presentation to the.sßeV. J. Steven, who.is retiring from active ministerial work, after many years as incumbent of the Papakaio parish. ; He is known as',- the -." father" "of' ,-fffie Presbyteryi—Press Association: . /

All the eight, recommendations to the new Board of Agriculture are now in*the hands of the Prime Minister, Fut the only appointment announced is that of Mr" J. G, Wilson, as, chairman. The others have to'-'. be communicated

with first. '• \". [ ( .By command of His •■Majesty the King, His Excellency the Governor, at Christchurch to-day, invested the Hon. Sir C. C. Bowen with the insignia of a Knight of the Most: Distinguished -Order of St. Michael and St. George, and JohnShahd, Esq., M.A., LL.D., with the insignia of a Companion, of the said Order.

At the meeting'of the High School Board of' Governors this morhing ? Mr J. A. Gordon, second assistant master, wrote .resigning bis position on, account of being wishful to take, a, trip to the Old Land. The resignation was accepted :; with,'regret, and it '..was resolved to call for applications . for the position forthwith. ■■'.'■'-■.

The new directors of the Bank of New. Zealand to replace Mr D. J, Nation, of .•Wellington, and y Mr J. Milne, of Oainaru, the Government nominees, will be the, Hon., T. .Fergus, of Dunedin, and Mr R. W. Kane, of Wellington. Mr Kane 1 was in the service of the. bank for many, years, and was chief .inspector'for the North Island when he retired last year.

At the meeting of the, Hampstead iSchool Committee* last" : evening, the Chairman (Mr'"'W: ' Thompson) made reference to' .the''fact that itlieV' Rev. T. R. . B. Woplloxall would be leaving the district-;' and would therefore vacate his seat on the committee. 'He made complimentary reference to the good work done, by Mr Woolloxall, who suitably acknowledged •■ the-.-compliments paid him by the chairman. .

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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PERSONAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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