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PERSONAL ITEMS

VICE-REGAL,

It is officially announced that Their Excellencies the Governor-General (Lord Bledisloe) and Lady Bledisloe will pay their first official visit' to Auckland next week, arriving at Auckland on Tuesday morning, Ist ApriL, and returning to .AYellington on.Thursday morning, 3rd April. The "Christehurch Star," of last night, states that Their .Excellencies will pay their first, official visit to Christehurch early next' month.; They; will arrive from Wellington' on Tuesday, Bth April, and will leave for Dunedin by the first express on Thursday, 10th April, Yesterday afternoon Their Bxcellea* cies visited the Home o& Compassion,' Island Bay. ' ■■ ■' -'■" ' -'--"_ The Governor-General presided- this morning at a meeting of the Executive Council at Parliament House. At theconclusion of the meeting His Excellency presented Mr. A. A. Luckham, Resident -Commissioner-at the Inland of Niue, with his badge as. Commander if the Civil Division of the- Order'©£ the British Empire, the honour which. His Majesty the King conferred upon. Mr. Luckham on the occasion, of ths New Year. ~.,.. \ Judge Ayson,.of Barotongii, .has ob* tamed leave of ' absence. for threo' months, as from the end'of.May. His duties will be assumed.temporarily byj Judge Carr, of Gisborne. ' • ■ " The Minister of Public ■ Works- (the Hon. E..A, Ransom) left last.night for Raglan and Tauranga .electorates. He will return to Wellington, -towards the end of next week. '.'... . .'•■'" Mr. Justice Reed lias left Wellington for Blenheim to preside: at. tiro sittings of the Supreme Court there. Among the arrivals by the Marama from Sydney was Mr. Wv P. Barnett, of the New Zealand Government Office, Sydney. He will spend-several weeks in'the Dominion. ' • - •■ ■ " .--■ '"'. The principal of P.iu.Ching-; College, Cantou, Professor Wojig Kal'Nuug, arrived from "Sydney by tlie Mafama yesterday on a holiday to New Zealand. Mr. D. Keir, J.P., chairman of tho Wellington Justices' Association^. accompanied by Mrs. Keir, has. returned from tho. annual Federation Conference of Justices, which was held at Timaru.The many friends of Sir '-Maul Pomare, M.P. for Western Maori; will be pleased to hear that (Sir..; :Maui's health is very considerably, improved* It is probable that he will spends tha winter abroad. ,"'■• ' .' '■'■ A gold wristlet watch -was presented yesterday to Mr. W. H.- Price,;of! the Union Steam Ship Company,; Ltd., ;by; the Christehurch grain merchants and shipping companies, as a parting gift; on his promotion to the managership .pf, the Wellington office, states' k Press Association telegram from Christchure.lu Mr. Gordon Stevens made- the presentation, and expressed ' the 'esteem yyitlt which Mr. Price had been held during: his term in the Christehurch office of the Union Company.. ' ... '.'..' A Press Association ..message froiii Waipukurau reports the death/ yesterday afternoon of Mr. Ernest Albert: Goodger, a well-known and highly-r-o----spected resident for the past twenty; years, after a lengthy and painful illness. Tho deceased, who was .51 years of age, was Mayor for eight ycais,.president of the Chamber of ' Commerce,chairman of the School Committee, the Central Hawkes Bay Rugby Union, the Amateur Athletic Club,.etc. Formed and was first chairman of tho - Central Hawkes Bay Power Board, was a member of the Hospital Board, the Napier Harbour Board, the local Licensing Committee, and first chairman of .-the Fire Board. Mr. Goodger stood against Sir George Hunter for- tho Waipawa electorate in 1928 as aii- Independent. United. He was gifted with courage, and conviction, and was a fearless though, fair ti" hter, and .worked' hard for welfare and progress of Waipukurau. and district, .Mr. Goodger leaves ;* widow and two young sons.

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PERSONAL ITEMS, Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 72, 26 March 1930

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PERSONAL ITEMS Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 72, 26 March 1930

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