PUBLIC TRUST OFFICE
On application by the solicitor to the Public Trust Office, the Supreme Court of New Zealand at Wellington has granted probate of tho wills of tho following deceased persons to the Public Trustee, the executor named in the wills : — ■William James Burton, late of Creenmeadows, well-sinker ; Thomas Chamberlain^ Longburn, farmer j John .William Copithorne, Wellington, musicseller; Adam Forrest, Opotiki, farmer; Christopher Hennessy, Opotiki^ settler; Robert Steel Jainieson, Collingwood, ■farmer; Mark Jarvie, Greenmeadows, labourer ; Alexander Maedonald, Auckland, farmer; Anthony Marley, Wellington, caretaker ; Susan Quick, Tauranga, spjnster; Ellen Elizabeth Ranwell, Wellington, widow ; Denis Ryan, Porangahau, sheepfarmer ; William Schoenmaker, Hokitikaj retired hotelkeeper; Caleb Smith, Culverden, county clerk; James Archibald Grant Reid .Wallace, Lyttelton, master mariner ; John Watterson, Hokitika, tailor. Probate of the wills of the following deceased persons has been granted Lo the Public Trustee, the apjiointee of the executors named in the wills : — George Albert Bettley, late of Hamilton, butcher; Daniel Brown, Kinohaku, fanner; James George Cox, Featherston, settler; Thomas Eastwood, "Wanganui, retired draper; Thomas E verity Tuatapere, contractor ; Charles Anthony Frith, Wellington, plumber; James Gilbertson, Wellington, sailmaker; William Graders, Ngawaka. farmer; Thomas Pine Gloyn, Drury, farmer; James Green, Waiamakarau, labourer; Maud Lillian Grigg, Wellington, widow; William Hearn, Keri Keri, settler; George Lemon, Greymouth, settler,; Sarah Elizabeth Matthriys, Christchurch, widow; Hector M'Neilage, Invercargill, carpenter; Edward Henry Shirley, Christchurch, retired farmer. Orders to administer the estates of the following deceased intestate persons have been granted to the Public Trustee: — Alfred Mortran Biddle, late of Mayfield, blacksmith ; Daniel Bradley, Nightcaps, iarrner; Henry Browne, Edendale, farmer; Francis Rigall Foster, Auckland, retired ianner; Albon George Gaudin, Mount Roskilh Auckland, liftman; Robert Houston, Hastings, electrical engineer; Joshua Jones, Marion clerk in' holy ( orders ; David M'lntyre, Lyttelton, ship's officer; Cornelius Murray, Auckland, labourer; Frank Austin Neville, Nokomai, miner; Patrick O'Connor,Ashhurst, platelayer; John Page, Akitio, groom ; John Phillips, Wanganui, retired mariner ; Clifford Munro Poupard, Christchurch, agent; Reginald Constantine Rikys, Tikinui, farm manager; Samuel Taylor, Taradale, labourer; Louis Thompson, Cape Saunders, lighthouse keeper ; Bartholomew Ward, Tauranga, settler; Herbert Webb, Rotorua, plumber; Daniel Charles Woolsey, Port Chalmers, railway employee. Orders as under were made in connection with the following estates : —Daniel Sheedy, order to sell ; M'Master's Children Trust, order settling trusts; James Lomax, order rescinding order ; Margaret M'Alpine, order appointing Public Trustee executor and tiustee; Gertrude Baker, order to lease; Huston Curiett, order to rescind order ; Joseph Billing, order to distribute estate; Thomas Louis Webb, vesting order ; Joe Kak, order to bar claims ; diaries Edward Audrey Dansey, order to advertise.