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PERSONAL MATTERS

VICE-REGAL.

His Excellency tho Governor-General will visit Shannon on Saturday next in order to lay the'foundation stone of the new Masonic Hall. His Excellency will preside iit the annual meeting of the Sailors' Frfend Society at the Institute in Whitmoro street at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, 24th instant.

On Wednesday, 25th distant, His Excellency will bo present at tho Annual Reunion of the South African Veterans' Association of New Zealand, at the Returned Soldiers' Club Rooms in Brandon street. On Thursday, 26th instant, His Excellency will visit the annual bliow of the Wellington Kennol Club.

Dr. 0. 11. Laws was a passenger by the Maori from the South this morning.

Mr. P. J. O'Began left last evening for Nelson on his way to the West Coast.

Mr. Justice Frazer and the members of the Arbitration Court will arrivo in Wellington from the North on Sunday morning.

Sir Edwin Mitchelson, M.L.C., and Sir Henry Brett, of Auckland, were yesterday elected honorary fellows of the Now Zealand Institute of Horticulture.

Mr. Thomas Pelham, a well-known resident of Lower Hutt, and an employee of the Borough Council, died in the Christchureh Hospital on Tuesday. The Rev. B. S. Watson, of Devonport, Auckland, who has accepted a call to the pastorate of the IChandallah Presbyterian Church, arrived by the Auckland* express to-day. An induction service will bo hold in,the church this evening.

Mr. A. M'Dougall, who is retiring after 35 years of service as architect to the Wellington Education Board, was at to-day's meeting of the board made the recipient of a case of pipes from the members, the staff presenting him with a handsome barometer. Eulogistic references were made to Mr. M'Dougall's services, and he suitably responded. Following on the advice that A. J. Harrop, a well-known Waitakian, had been awarded the Doctorate of Philosophy at Cambridge University for research in history, word has been received at the-Waitaki High School that Bruce Elliot, son of i Sir George Elliot, of Auckland, who is taking the Law course at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, has gained first-class honours in the Law Tripos. His tutor writes that Elliot wiTl also be awarded a Law scholarship. Other Waitakians who have recently entered Trinity Hall, Cambridge, are lan Blyth (Auckland), Denis Blundell (Wellington), and Jules Malfroy (Wellington). The last-named has been awarded the travelling Law scholarship by the N.Z. University. Bruce Elliot has been elected secretary of the Hetiki Club, the association of New Zealand University students at Oxford and Cambridge, of which Sir James Parr is president. G. P. Elliot, of Auckland, will also shortly enter Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Lan Ma'eEwan, of Wellington, has lately returned to Now Zealand after graduating at Trinity Hall. \

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PERSONAL MATTERS, Evening Post, Volume CXII, Issue 43, 19 August 1926

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PERSONAL MATTERS Evening Post, Volume CXII, Issue 43, 19 August 1926

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