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ANGLO-COLONIAL NOTES

(fbox ouu_>own corhespo.vdent.) LONDON, April 16. Mr Lewis B. Cooper (Christchurch) arrived by the; North German Lloyd 'steamer Grosser Kurfurst. Hβ landed at Southampton and 'came up to London, by rail.. He has come to England to gain experience as a pattern-maiter, and he ..will be here for "about two years, • visiting' the various important manufacturing centres.' '\ ■ The Lyons' Tournament is over, and Mr A. Jb\ Wilding has come: out top in all the events lor whjoh. lie entered. Large numbers of spec tutors tolloweU with the keenest interest tno progress or the tennis contests in tno ,tnree - finals, all of wiiicn were decided on Sunday. By deieaung Air <J. it. . Dodge in the beini-nnai round of tii* Gentlemen's biugiea ot ' Lyons), Mr A. je. Wilmng quauueU to ; meet M. Al. Germot in tne nnal rounu, and disposed oltum. in three straignt * sets, despite some matinilicent voiiey- . ing by hia opponent; the scores were 6-2, 6-1, 6-0. \V tiding was quite at the top of his form, and his success has v given him possession of tho Cnailenge <■ Cup. In the final round of the Gentlemen's Doubles (Championship of Lyons), Messrs Wilding and C. P. Dodge defeated M. M. Germot and M. ' F. Poulin (6-2:, (M, 7-5). Wilding and - bis American, partner made a steady combination in this event, and both played well. The third of the Jnals 'played son Sunday, was that of the Ladies' Singles. " . r ~ .. Miss Dora.. Harman (Ghristchuroh) ' ' travelled from Australia by the 1\ atnd G. eteainer Macedonia which, in addition to the usual ports, called at '-* Bombay. At Marseilles Miss Harman .-left the steamer and wen* overland to ■;'■ Naples.'. ' '";'■. Callers at the London Office of the New Zealand Government this week have included;-—Mr t>. Hebherington -(Thames), Mr W.:F. Jacobson CWel- ' Hngton), Mr C. P. Pattie, M.B. (Blen/herni), Mr H. J. Miller (Wellington), ■'-■ Mr A- Smith (Dunedin), Mr anid Mrs H. Ji Maxriner (Christchuroh), Mr A. P. Scott (Cnristchurch), Mr D. St. G. Gorton (Bangitikei), Mr and Mrs F. J. Toompeon ,(Auckland), Mr G. H. v Royse (Dunedin),. Mr Norman FaitaIHexbert (Wonganui). Recently, I was able to announce that 'Mies Grace Joel (Dunedrn) had had two i Jurure pictures accepted by the Paris Salon. To-day I near that another picture by her has been accepted by •■-■: tite Royal Academy, but it is too early - : =jdt,-to b© able to say whether it wiiH be <mt for" want of space.. An-V-''other New Zealand arta#, too, has re- &' oared intimation- that a flower study •Vty L ~lieT hoe'found acceptance by the autiiorities of the Royal Academy. ' I'.Ttia lady,' Mrs. J. G. Hollo Fisher ■'[i (Dunedim) ia a pupil of; Miss Joel; she -■■:■«'in New.Zealand Just now. --...■ -:>; I hear tlvai Mr W. Lancelot Moore .{Christolrarch), who was in "DnenneHS for, some time in Scotland, is 'now in,Noxway ? where he occupies the •- position 'of assistant manager of tshe British Company's fiactory V ttVSondfjord. .( ; /..V'r.-" : . : ■ i'r. It l is announced that the buildins of :':',roe: eieamera designed for the perform■■anoa of ti» Onent CJoinpaay's new mail ctootract rwi&Ktbe/'ConunoiLweiUtih Govemmont is making good progress. It was "reported ■ aoine weeks ago that orders"■,bad ; beea_plac€d wrtih wellrknown ?.'.yards .on"the Clyde and in Belfas*. It v-:».':•'■ riewr-' etoted that the keels- of the ?'VESsfi]fl.ißhtnisted to. tho Fairfield Com-:

Company are ■ " oompleie, while 'in, the JLondon and Eh'gfneeriiig Company's yard ' i AβT Keel .of - another vinssel is • well ad- } Messrs' Worlnnan, .Clark and : of JBelfasfc," nave at the moment no slip available, bnt'materials are coming ; K-ir^.vtteryara• and,are being prepared : as a slip ••-? Tne new steamers ,-wiJil be '* 635 ft; <lon«,i with; a "breadth; of 63ft. " Tfceywin be of about 12,000 torn r«gi> ;lvter,;: and aJbont 12,000 b.p.» wito- ac- : for upwaxds-of 400 saloon &n<& •■•*■'■ Large number in the Theee eteamere haive been i designed fo meet ine specaal r«nureof;, tne > Australian»trade; isn r ;ail3 :^*reep^eote.'; The passenger aoeonimoda%tira ;w^T»,of a r : liixTirionsjoharacter, latest devices forenand / ? eafety >of Provision is being made for ?:? the ;carjrying -of Government emieranits |i?pr:i3roop* «n; a! lar^ei; sonJe, in cam tSia !; be reqniredi r-Tsie steamers wiD large capacity : for frozen/produce, be for th& fitting of • awparofcos direiibK tJie are- in- '■■■'. stalled on ; ihe -'.ooasfc.-

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ANGLO-COLONIAL NOTES, Press, Volume LXIV, Issue 13126, 27 May 1908

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ANGLO-COLONIAL NOTES Press, Volume LXIV, Issue 13126, 27 May 1908

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