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PERSONAL.

Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Aldred, who have been spending a holiday in Australia, returned by the Marama on Tuesday.

Lieut.-Commander L. H. Tollemache, of H.M.S. Dunedin, left Wellington for England by the Arawa -yesterday. He w as accompanied by Mrs. Tollemache.

Staying at Hotel Cargen are Mr. F. R. Leonard (London), Mr. A. H. Burrage (Christchurch), Mr. John McNab (Melbourne), Mr. J. D. Birrell (Wellington) and Mr. R. B. Walker (Christchurch.

Mr. I. J. Goldstine was admitted to-day as a barrister of the Supreme Court of New Zealand by his Honor Mr. Justice Herdman, on the motion of Mr. J. H. Luxford.

Amongst visitors at to-day's meeting of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce were Messrs. F. D. Baxter, president of the Apia Chamber and R. Wood, of Hamilton. Guests at the Grand Hotel inculde Mr. W. Fitzsimon (London), Mr. E. G. Wood (Wellington), Mr. W. Dobson (Sydney), Mr. L. H. Legg (London), Mr. S. A. Joyce and Mr. T. G. Roberts (Wellington). Sir Benjamin Fuller arrived from Wei-' lington yesterday and is at the Grand Hotel. Sir Benjamin has been touring the Dominion for about ten days, and paid a visit to the Dunedin Exhibition. He will return to Sydney by the Marama to-morrow. Mr. K. S. Cok, Mr. and Mrs. J. Butler (Sydney), Mr. and Mrs G. Smith "(Sydney), Mr. A. G. Green (Melbourne), Mr. H. E. Qetherings (Sydney), Mr. A. Haslam (Wellington) and Mr. F. Wade (England) are at the Star Hotel. The recent elevation of Sir Henry Brett to the dignity of a Knighthood was referred to at the meeting of th,e Takapuna Borough Council last night. A resolution was carried conveying hearty congratulations to Sir Henry Brett upon the distinction conferred on him. A passenger who arrived at New Plymouth by the Port Albany, direct from Port Kembla, Australia, was Mr. Ernest G. Weyland, manager of the Southern Coal Owners' Agency, Sydney. Mr. Weyland has an old association with Taranaki, for he was manager of the Taranaki Colliers, Ltd., a Sydney company that-worked,the coal deposits at Mokau about 22 years ago. An interesting, visitor at yesterday's luncheon of the Wellington Rotary Club was Dr. Robert Kiely, who was chief surgeon on Dr. Peary's first attempt to reach the North Pole. Dr. Kiely arrived in New Zealand by the s.s. Maunganui on Wednesday morning, and left for the north by train during the afternoon. Messrs. Everard E.- Blanchard and C. A. Lizer Trelles, the Argentine entomologists who have come to New Zealand to satisfy themselves, on behalf of their Government, that there is no fruit-fly in the Dominion, arrived in Auckland this .morning and are at the Central Hotel. They were accompanied by Mr. J. A. Campbell, director of the Horticultural Division of the 2Sew Zealand Department of Agriculture.. The party was met here by Mr. W. H. Rice, orchard instructor for the Auckland district..

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PERSONAL., Auckland Star, Volume LVII, Issue 41, 18 February 1926

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PERSONAL. Auckland Star, Volume LVII, Issue 41, 18 February 1926

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