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PERSONAL TEMS.

Mr. W. F. Masney, Leader of the Oppositionj will not leave Wellington for n lew days. Now that Iho opportunity presents itself, Mr. Ma-ssey will tako a fortnight's holiday to rest from tho strain of tho nrdnous work which has been imposed upon him during tho past six mouths. Mr. W. A. Veitcb, M.P., will probably return to Wanganui on Monday. Tho Chief Justice, Sir Robert Stout, leaves Wellington for Napier this morning. Mr. Justice Sim also leaves Wellington on circuit on Monday, A number of members of Parliament returned to their homes by tho steamer for the south lust evening, i-mong them Messrs. Jas. Allen, A. S. Malcolm, .T. Craißie, (J. J. Anderson, E. H. Clark, G. W. Russell, and G. W. Forbes. Mr. W. R, Russell, of the Hamrard staff, a brother of Mr. G. W. Russell, M.P., is to leave Wellington for San Francisco on March 8. Ho intends to spend about throo months in visiting various places in America, Vancouver among tho number.

Tho Rev. Dr. Milligan, LL.D., at present on a visit to New Zealand, and who is to preach in St. John's Church (Willis Street) to-morrow evening, is a minister of wido reputation in - his own country, Canada. A native of Caithness, Scotland, ho went with his peoplo to tho Dominion when little more than a boy. He studied with distinction for tho ministry of tho Presbyterian Church, and on graduation accepted a call to a" pastorate in tho United States, Detroit. Later ho was called to St. Andrew's, Toronto, where for many years he did a great work and acquired a reputation as a preacher of exceptional ability and powor. A few years ago ho was honoured by election to the Modcratorship of tho Canadian General Assembly, a position -which be filled with as much credit as that of his pastorale. ' Mr. E. A. Harris, who returned from New York, was a passenger by the Maitai from San Francisco, -which arrived last evening.

Mr. William Henry Cunningham, of Wauganui, was yesterday admitted by Mr. Justice Sim as a barrister of the Supreme Court, on the motion of Mr. C. H. Treadwell. At tho same time Mr. Stafford Wellington Rapley was admitted as a solicitor, on the application of Mt. 0. N. Beore. Mr. F. J. Nathan has consented to allow himself to be nominated as a candidate for the Palmerston North Mayoralty at the elections next month.—Press Association. Mr. Joseph Blascheok and Miss Mildred Wrighton, tho noted entertainers, arrived from the north last evening. Mr. Leo. de Chateau arrived from the south yesterday to make arrangements for the coming season of the Ethel Irving Company. Tho many friends of Mr. Arnold Lewis, who was until recently chief engineer on 6ever.il of tho Union Company's intercolonial steamers, and has now a shore appointment with the company at Sydney, will learn with regret of the death of his wife, which occurred rather iraddenly at her home in Sydney about a 'fortnight ago. Mr. W. J. Rces, secretary of Messrs. Arch. Clark and Sons, Ltd., Auckland, was on Wednesday tho recipient of honours from the directors of tho company and the staff, that were occasioned by the completion of 50 years' service with the company. Mr. Arch. Clark, chairman of directors, in making tho presentations, said there were still in tho | company's employ <ono or two who could remember his father, tho founder of tho business in Auckland, and Mr. Reos was ono of them. Mr. Roes had won the esteem and personal affection of the directors and his fellow employees. The directors had agreed to give Mr. Reos six months' leave of absence and a cheque, and the members of tho staff presented a gold watch, with suitable inscription. Mr. W. fl. Herries, M.P., accompanied by Mrs. Herries, will lcavo Wellington by the lonic >qn". March. 21 for a trip to tho Old Country.'" Mr. Herries will 6pend about a fortnight in England, and return to New Zealand early in July. Mrs. Herries, who has lately been in indifferent health, will remain in England for a longer period, and may be rejoined there by her husband before she returns. Lady Islington gave a small dinner party at Government House, Auckland, on Thursday night, to which the following had tho honour of being invited:— 1 Tho Mayor and Mayoress (Mr. and Mrs. 1 C. J. Parr), General Godley, Mr. and 1 Mrs. H. R. BloomCeld, and Captain : Sponoer Smith, A.D.C. to General Godley. The Eov. H. Watson, vicar of Masterton, ; will be the preacher at the ordinatiWl scrI vice at St. Paul's Anglican Pro-Cathedral ! to-morrow morning.

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PERSONAL TEMS., Dominion, Volume 5, Issue 1378, 2 March 1912

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PERSONAL TEMS. Dominion, Volume 5, Issue 1378, 2 March 1912

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