Six John and Lady Luke, of WeQlw' ton, left for the South by ti»in3 evening. Mr. W. Pratt, manager of the NorthsRoller Milling Company, returned fixer Sydney by the Marama. Mr. P. Hally, Conciliation Commit sioner, returned to Auckland by tb2 Limited express this morning. ™ Mr. H. Campbell Jones, managing editor of the Sydney ''Sun," is a ger by the Niagara, en route to Sydney Mr. A. MacXamara, of thi Post and Telegnnh Department, arrived from the South Ims morning, and is >« the Grand Hotel. - Mr. J. Hunter (Sydney), Mr. and MrmG. Goodwin, Mr. M. Hewiot, Mr. J. £ Bryden (Wellington), .Mr. C. Jonneol (Te Kuiti), are at the Central HoteL^ Mr. D. Carter, manager of the Aucb» land branch of the Union Steamship Company, returned to Auckland froa Sydney this morning by the Marana. The Hon. Henry Marks, Mayor rf Suva, arrived by the Niagara yeeterda* to spend a holiday of six weeks in Nei Zealand. They are at Hotel Cargen. Mr. C. M. Turrell, traffic manager New Zealand for the Xew Zealand Shin, ping Company, returned by the Niagai* yesterday after a six months' holiday trip abroad. J
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. RadcliSe (Detroit U.S.A.), Mr. and Mrs. Bent (London)! Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Wheeler (Sydney)" ■Mr. W. Heiman (Hastings), are at Hotd Cargen.
Mr. G. Bartholomew, of Feildinft accompanied by Mr 3. Bartholomew anj their son, Mr. G. Bartholomew, junior returned by the Niagara yesterday after a six months' visit to the weet coast of America. They are at Hotel Stonehurgfc, Mr. and Mrs. E. Hoyt, of New York arrived by the mail steamer yesterday They intend vieiting the thermal region*and after fishing at Taupo will go (S the Bay of Islands for deep-sea fisninel They are at Hotel Cargen.
Dr. L. E. Barnett, of Dunedin, returned by the Niagara yesterday from a trio to Canada, the United States and Great Britain. He was accompanied by Mru Barnett and their daughter. They left' for the South by train last evening.
Mr. T. A. Low, managing director of Northern Automobil.es, Limited, of Aucfc, land, who has been on a five months' too* of Canada, the United States, and Greai Britain, returned by the Niagara yeetei* , day. He was accompanied by Mre. Lo^ Mr. G. Rocke (London), Mr. and Mrt S. S. Jenkins, Mr. and Mrs. H. E, Lambele, Mr. and Mrs. H. Richard* (Sydney), Dr. and Mrs. F. Lomae (Cali. fornia), Mr. F. B. Logan. Mr. J. B, Logan (Napier), aTe at the Grand Hotel, Mr. Charles Wilson, of Wellington, formerly Parliamentary Librarian, re. turned by the mail steamer yesterday after an eight months' tour of the world,' He was accompanied by Mre. Wileon. They will leave for the South to-morron evening. A telegram from Wellington states that Colonel J. J. Esson, C.M.G., has been appointed chairman of the Public Service Appeal Board during the absenw from the Dominion of Mr. Peter Ban , . The board vill sit in Wellington thii week. ■ , Mr. and 3&s. J. E. Hyde (Vancouver ) t Mr. a»4 Jfcs. A. McCormack (Suva), Mr. K. T. Derthie.. Mr. A. DntMe (Dun. edin), Jlr, L. J. Berry, Mr. G. N. Tot* tinger, V\ B. W. Grainger, Mr. C. D. Bell, Mr. fe. R. Cole, Mr. J. W. Downes, Mr. P. C> Ward (Wellington), Mr. G. Carr (Hamilton), Mr. N. D. Edwardi (Matamata), are at the Star Hotel. Professor and Mrs. Ernest Woos arrived by the Marama to-day on a two month's visit to New Zealand. Professor Wood is an educationist of many years standing, a prominent lecturer for I the 'Rieosophical Society, and the authof lof many books on psychology. Mrs Wood is also a public speaker and authoress. A. Press Association telegram from Ashburton records the death of Mr. Charles William Purnell, aged 83 years. He was a journalist in his early life, editing the "Evening Post," Wellington, the Wanganui "Chronicle," and the Christchurch "Press." He was admitted as a barrister in 1878. and continued in practice to the end. He became ill dur-' ing the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Duigan, of Northern Rhodesia, arrived by tin Niagara yesterday on a six months' visit to New Zealand. Mr. Duigan has a large ranch in partnership with hi* brother-in-law, Mr. Justice Ostler. It is his intention to epend some time at Tokaanu trout fishing, and later to pro* ceed to the Bay of Islands to fish. Mr, and Mrs. Duigan are at Hotel Cargen. It is announced that Mr. A. K. Harris, general superintendent of transportation, has given notice of his intention to retire on superannuation on February 1 next, that gentleman having then completed 42 years' service with the Railway Department. Mr. Harris joined the servicei in ISB4 as a cadet at Auckland and was' made stationmaster at Papakura ninq years later. He was a clerk in the' traffic manager's office at Wanganui and m June, 1907, went to the transportation office at Wellington. From 1908 to 1912 he was traffic "clerk at Auckland, and then went to Dunedin, being sub« sequently promoted to district traffic manager there. In 1917 he went to Christchurch in a similar capacity. Two years later he became district traffic manager at Wanganui and he was transferred to Auckland in I<J22 ou similar duties. In 1924 he was appointed geni eral supperintendent of transportation at Wellington, a position he has hel<| since.
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PERSONAL., Auckland Star, Volume LVII, Issue 290, 7 December 1926
PERSONAL. Auckland Star, Volume LVII, Issue 290, 7 December 1926
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