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A large gathering of customs officers took place last evening for the purpose of eaying an official farewell to Mr. W. Whitehead, who is retiring from the department by reason of having reached the age limit. Mr. Spence, the actingcollector, in a few appropriate words, expressed the regret of the staff at Mr. Whitehead's retirement, as that gentleman, by his unvarying courtesy and uprightness of character, had gained the esteem of his brother officers. As a further evidence of the good feeling existing, Mr. Whitehead was asked to accept, in the shape of a silver tea set, a small memento of his 41 years' service in the-Customs Department. Mr. Whitehead, in reply, thanked the officers "for their kindly -words, and also for the token of their goodwill towards him, remarking that his long service had been a very pleasant one by reason of the good relations subsisting between the staff and himself. WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS fortifies the system- against climatic changes.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 78, 1 April 1909

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