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PERSONAL MATTERS

The: Minister of Health (the Hon. J. A.. Young) left'last night on a visit to Christehurch, and will return to Wellington to-morrow. ' . ...;•' r

The/Minister of Lands (the Hon. A. D. M'Lepd) and;-the' Minister:of Agriculture..(the: Hon.' A. J. Hawken) will leave to-morrow morning for Waimarinb to made an inspection of the Hautu Block, near Lake Taupo, where land development operations, have been undertaken by. the Prisons. Department. Before returning to Wellington; on Monday evening jnext, the Ministers will also inspect other blocks of Crown land in the same.locality.; i\ v . •■";.■:,. E. Page,';S.M>r;has returned :to Wellington, after; a visit' to the" Norths,

Colonel T. A. Hunter, Director of Dental Hygiene, who has been on a tour of Great Britain, -returns to Wellington atthe'end of.this months" ;:,> '■.

The Hon. Dr. S. Argyle, Chief Secretary and Minister of Health, Victoria is visiting Wellington, en route to' the Medical Congress, which opens at Duncdin on 3rd February. At the conclusion of tho congress, Dr. Argyle proceeds to America for the purpose of studying the most modern methods of hospital construction, medical school organisation, and medical research. • • The death took place 'this morning at his residence, White's Line, Lower Kutt, of Mr. Thomas M'lntyre, who for over forty years was a member of the jobbing-room staff of "The Evening Post." He joined the staff as the first apprentice of the late Mr. Thomas' Jone: 1, in July, 1882, when the offices of "The Evening Post" were situated in "Tho Evening Post" lane (now Singer's avenue, near Stewart Dawson's corner), and during the whole of his wdrking life remained a member of the staff until September, 1925, when he re-, tired on superannuation, at which time he was one of the trustees of the Typo-g--phical Union.' He was well known in Masonic circles, and enjoyed a wide circle of friends. He leaves a widow and a daughter, Mrs. Lan Mackay. ', The death occurred at his residence, Church street, Palmcrston North, early this morning .of Mr. Arthur Hylton Brisco, aged.79. Mr. Bri'sco was born in 1847/ fifth son, of the late Sir Eobert Brisco, Bart, of Crofton Hall, Cumberland, 'England. He was educated at Rugby, and came to New Zealand in 1879, and in 1885 married Miss Jessie Campbell, daughter of the late Major Campbell, of Wellington. Mr". Brisco farmed in tho'Manawatu district ever since he arrived in the Dominion. He is survived by his widow and four sons, Messrs. Hylton M. Brisco (Matamata), Oriel A. Brisco (Wellington), Gilfrid B. Brisco, and Bertram' I. Brisco (Palmerston North), and seven grandchildren, i ■

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PERSONAL MATTERS, Evening Post, Volume CXIII, Issue 16, 20 January 1927

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PERSONAL MATTERS Evening Post, Volume CXIII, Issue 16, 20 January 1927

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