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Mr. W. E. Caldow left by the Ahalutri to-day, for Neleori! Mr. W. J. Lankshear left for Sydney yesterday, en route to England. Dr. Hay, Inspector-General of Mental Hospitals, left for the South last night. Mi 1 . Hi H. Mirams, of Wellington, wa* a. passenger for Sydney by the Moeraki yesterday. Mr. G. G. Wallace, nephew of Mr. J. A. Wallace, left by the Corintlnc to volunteer in London for active service tit tho 'front. Mr. Charles MacMahon has disposed of his interest in the New Theatre, Man-ners-streel to Mr. R. J. Paul. Mr Carlton will be manager. Mr, R. Stewart left for Sydney yesterday on his way to Brisbane, wliero he will take over the management of "The Forty Thieves" pantomime. Bishop Sprott's engagements for March and April are :— Confirmation at HunterviUe, 28th March j services at .St. Mark's, 2nd and 4th April j Confirmation at Paraparaumu, 25th April. Di\ Valintine, Inspector-General of Hospitals, who has been on a visit to tho Old Country, returned to Wellington from Auckland yesterday afternoon and left for t-hc South in the evening. After four months with the Russian Army at Warsaw, Colonel Herbert Bar* clay, of South Canterbury, goes to tho fiont as major in the Royal Army Modi* cal Corps. A memorial service for the late Hon. E. Richardson will be held at St. Paul's Pro-Cathedral at 3.15 on Sunday afternoon, and the interment will take place privately at Karori afterwarda. Mr. A. R. Hislop, of Wellington, will leave for Sydney by the .Manuka next Friday, He will be absent fot two' months, during which iiane ho vtill visit the principal centrea in Australia. Mr. W, 0. Enhis having gone to the war, a vacancy has been created on the Railway Appeal Boayd (first division). Mr. E. Dobbie, St-ationmaster at Dun* edin, has been nominated for the vacancy. Mr. W. O'Malley, manager of the Pahiatua branch of the Union Bank of Australia, has received notice of promotion to the charge of the Greymouth branch, and will be leaving Pahiatua in the course of a few weeks. The Rev. C. A. "Fraer, of Tuahiwi. Canterbury, who has been suffering from throat trouble, left last evening by the Moeraki for England, via Egypt. The rev. gentleman is a brother of Mr.Frank Fraer, of Wellington. The Wellington Technical Education Board, at its meeting last evening, appointed Mr. A. M. Munro instructor in practical hygiene, also instructor in any, at a salary of £20 per annum. It was decided to combine, the two classes until separation is phown to be necessary. ( Tjlie Wellington Board of College Governors yesterday awarded the Walter Turnbull Scholarship to Mr. S. A. Wiren, son of Mr. A. F. Wiren. of Wellington. The scholarship entitles tho holder to the'sum of £25 a year for three years towards the expenses of tuition tv Victoria College. Mr James Mackenzie, Under-Seerelary for Lands, who has been in Auckland during the past fow days on departmental business, left by the steamer Rarawt: on Thursday for New Plymouth. Re turning to Auckland, he will leave again on Monday afternoon on a tour in tho North oi Auckland in connection witii tiie Department* operations on the- turnfields. Mr. Charles Chant, for the pa«t thr-.o years general menager of tho To Aro Drapery Co., Ltd., lms taken over a business at Woodville, and left \VVI- ; liugton for thai town last night. Before leaving he was presontcd by tli.j employees of the firm with a Biibfilantinlmark of their esteem. He will bo siu leroded at Te Aro House by Mr. T Forsyth. The chairmnn of the TaiU National Reserve Corps, Mr. IT. A. W. M'Kenaie. claims to have in his corps tho oldest active member who haa yet volunteered, namely, Mi*. Reuben King, who is Sh yeara of ag*. Mr. King took part in tho reception to the Duke of Edinburgh in Wellington, and would think little now of walking from Taita to Welling- ' ton. Ho is still « riHe shot above the average. Di. Louis Barnctt, of Dunedui, (,«on o. the hit© Mr A. A. Barnetfc. of Wellington), will shortly leave for Australia to join the Orontes for liondon. After re presenting the New ZeaUnft branch of the British Medical Association at thettssceiri' tion meeting in London he will offer his services for the front. Dr. Barnett is ' a- native oi" Wellington, and as ,% boy went to England with his parents. Hr attended a school in the Old Country, and completed his education at tl»u Thorndon School and the Welli?)gton College. At Edinburgh University he passed all his medical examinations in a brilliant manner. His eldest son is a member of the New Zealand Ambulnncn Corps in F.gypt.

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PERSONAL MATTERS, Evening Post, Volume LXXXIX, Issue 49, 27 February 1915

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PERSONAL MATTERS Evening Post, Volume LXXXIX, Issue 49, 27 February 1915