PERSONAL NOTES FROM LONDON.
(From Our Special Correspondent.) LONDON, February 12. The Senatus Academian of Edinburgh Univeysity has resolved to. offer the •honorary LL.D degree to—amongst others —Professor Thomas Gdlray, of Otago University. Mr. J. M. Barrie, the famous author, ds included in -the list of gentlemen ithe Senate desires to honour. Mr. William Sanderson Laidlaw, formerly of Earnscleugh, New Zealand, died at Nayland on February 4th. Deceased, who was in 'his 44th year, was the eldest son of the late 'William Laidlaw, of Gadashiels. • iLieut.-Colonel Edward Ohaytor. -who has been studying at the Staff CJc-llege, Camberley, for the past two years, has passed successfully, and is now going through the Naval War Course, at the Naval College, Portsmouth. Mrs. Edward Chaytor was presented at Court by the Countess of Cirrington la3t May. Lieut.-Colonel and Mra. Edward Chaytor also had the honour to be present at one of the State balls at Buckingham Palace. (Recent callers at tlhe High. Commissioner's office:—Mr. and Mrs. Pat. Campbell (Christchurch), Miss Gertrude \V. Purchase (Auckland), 'Mr. and Mrs Henry Gruy (New Plymouth), Madame H. A. Nielson (Auckland), Miss Alice Cove, Miss Grace Joel (Dunedin). The Hon. W. Hall-Jones. High Commissioner for New Zealand, lias been elected a member, or "Fellow," of the Royal Colonial Institute. llr. David Davy Rosewarne, who was admited last week a member of the Royal Collegte of Physicians, was yesterday admitted a member of the Royal College of Surgeons.
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