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PERSONAL NOTES FROM LONDON.

£EW ZEALAXDEKS' DOING* ABROAD [From Our Special Correspondent.) LONDON. Mar 10. • /j-jjj ijic-j Coniip.if-'ioner, Wiliiam flUl-Jones. "-Bs ;-:im:--3 the diftingnished tomvany at Burii.i~:on Houso lact Saturjav evening or. the o:.-nsion of the t nuual hsaqiift of tlie Uo;nl Academicians. pre.-.Me<i over ■;."•••■ !- I'f-r-T.tcr. The bnspan.v in.-h-.df'l Vr.r. b Arthur oi «>nnaught ( Mr A?q-:iJb >tr irt-ton Churchill', who '.yore the principal speakers of the evening Mrs J- Trie Collins, of Auckland, arrived in London last v«ek, and expects to be ia England for the summer.

Mr Albert Spencer, of Auckland, who irith bif wife and Miss Dorr.-.hy Spencer Home hy the Ot-.ra.". took the trip "primarily for the y\:e of Mrs Spencer's health, and for pleasure. Hi.? wife's lealth has improved greatly, thanks to B most pleaeant voyage ia the Orient finer.

Mr W. X. F. Fag-in, of Pnt-sell (Bay ef -Islands) and Taranaki, }Irs Fagan, and their eon and daughter are in England an a pleasure tour. >Ir and F-ag-an probably remain in England until late this year, thpn giing out to South ifrica to visit various relations at JofeannesburiT jnd Pretoria before returnIng to Xew Zeiland.

Mr E. Muir and Mr Eruce Muir, of fiisborne, arrived in London last weekThey will be touring all over the L'nited Kingdom, and will pay vi=its to Ireland and to the Continent ere returning to JCew Zealand by way of America and Canada at the end of the year. Among Dther Ioni; passengers landing in London were Mr and Mre T. G. Brown, of Auckland; Mr J. Marshall, of Auckland, and Jus sister, Mrs 3lacDonald, and her daughter.

Mr W. H Herries. M.P., of Auckland. Who suffered s>o shocking a bereavement In the death of Mrs Herries on the voyjge over, following the death of his mother recently in New Zealand, leaves for New Zealand on May 33rd. He will .fee accompanied by his brother, Mr M. D. Herries, who is making hk first visit to sfew Zealand.

Miss Irene Ainsley, the New Zealand uontnUto, was among the guests present (it an "At Home" given this week at the jlufitral Club in Dover-street.

Jfrs and Mies BJellaby, of Auckland, stayed in Devonshire for some time before coming on to London, where they iiow are. They hope in July to leave lor Norway, Holland, Belgium and France, returning to England for the International Horse Show and Henley, iLEd to visit Warwickshire, Cheshire, the English lakes and Scotland "before returning to New Zealand some months hence—perhaps early next year.

Sir John Innes, 12th Baronet of Bel"reney and Edingight, who died in London a few days ago at the age of 71, was formerly a J. P. for Christctrurch, ICew Zealand, where he was for many years a squatter. He succeeded his .father in 'the baronetcy thirty-four years ago. Sir John died umn-arried, and the "Wtli" passes to-*'his' younger brother •Simes.

■Among the passengers lea.ving London the Rotprua this week -will be Lt.-Col. Bauchop, CiES., Lt. Turnbull, Lt. Garland amd Lt. Burn, of the New Zealand force, who have been picking 4p military wrinkles at Home for a coisiaeraible period. Mr F. L. .N. ■ftiek, who recently accepted an appointment to the Sedd-on Memorial CoDege, also leaves by the Rotorua.

The Rev. G. H. Mann, president of the Rew Zealand Primitive Methodist Confitence, who recently arrived in England, fc now on a visit to friends of his youth nt Liversedge, Yorkshire. It was in this district that as a young man Mr liana graduated as a preacher in the Primitive Methodist connection, his field feeing the Batley circuit.

ilrs Bunly, of Devonport. Auckland, who', accompanied by her sister. Mrs &6bfel Smith, brought her little daughter 46 England early last year to undergo" twelve months' treatment under a celebrated Liverpool specialist for hip disease, is now in London, the treatment having had the happiest results. They fetuiii to the Dominion via Canada, on May 25th.

'Mr and Mrs F. W. Hetherington and lieir cousiae, Mrs J. S. 'Miller and Mr W>od, of Auckland, who are travelling & company, arrived in London a few ™ys ago, having occupied since the clos«g days of January on their journey to the Motherland. They spent five week-3 on the Continent, and -will now in™lge in a lengthy motor tour of the ymted Kingdom and Ireland.

•MrGILOrr TTalker. of Messrs "VTalker *>a Peak, Auckland, had a month's investing tour of the French Riviera, the principal towns of Italy, the Italian wiws-distriet, Switzerland and Paris beteore arriving in London last month. «nee then he has bren sight-seeing in we -Metropolis and enjoying the almost jvenvhebning hospitality' of old and new n-iends here, and has "also managed a *eeiC6 motoring in Cornwall. Mr Walker »«s decided to leave on a motor tour of Engand, TTalee and Scotland at the end JI the week. Later he pays visits to "eland and some of the English seaside S * eavin " for Xe,r Zealand in September via Xe-,v York and Vancouver

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM LONDON., Auckland Star, Volume XLIII, Issue 144, 17 June 1912

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM LONDON. Auckland Star, Volume XLIII, Issue 144, 17 June 1912

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