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PERSONAL ITEMS

Mr. P. E. Climie will leave Wellington" this "evening for the South.

The Rev. T." Fieldcn" Taylor will he among the passengers this evening for the-South. . . " .. '

Paymaster^Commander J. T. V. Webster, Paymaster-Lieutenant-Commander W. J. G. Prpphit^ and Paymaster-Lieu-tenant W.:B. C. C. Evans will leave by; the Eotorua to-morrow for England.

Mr. J. W. Mattiewson, general traffic manager for..the Union. .Steam. Ship Company, "will be leaving by the Marania to-day for Sydne^ on a holiday trip. . -.. ■ _ -■■;■-:

Appreciative references are made'ia the annual report of the Wellington Acclimatisation Society.to the services of Mr. C; I. Daserit, who was secretary from 1908 until this year.

The Minister of Labour (the Hon. A. Hamilton) returned "to: Wellington tiui morning from the South.

Professor H. W7 Segar,, Auckland, -. was yesterday re-ele<sfed J president of ■• the New Zealand Institute,- with Mr.,' B. C. Astori, Wellington, as "vice-presi" dent. ■■":■■•■ -.■:.:: ■-■- ;.*;_••■

Mr. E: JVlcKeen; M.P. for Wellington South, will leave, to-nighj; for. Dunedin. He "will address, a series of meetings in Otago, and expects to "be absent from Wellington for about a weeki

Senior-Sergeant S. J. Martin, of Dannevirke, arrived at Wellington, today, and will shortly take charge of the Wellington South Police Station, relieving Sergeant Hogan, who retired recently on superannuation. . Detec-tive-Sergeant.. Pitzgibbon, of Napier, has been transferred to the uniform branch, and he will; replace Senior-Ser-geant Martin at Dannevirke.',,.' ""■

Mr. S. Blackley: wasiwithbut dissent elected chairman- ofi the- ifutt Valley Electric Power Board-for the coming .year, at the annual meeting of. the board,yesterday.; -Mr". Blaekley was referred to as the senior member of the board and as.an,.expert in electrical matters. Li ■ returning thanks, Mr. Blackley expressed his pleasure at being elected to the chair after six years of service on the board. A vote of thainks anjl appreciation was passed to tho retiriug chairman, Mr. A. Walker.- ■ ■

Messrs. 8.. W. Bothamley, and J. J, Maher, newly-elected members of tha Hutt "Valley Electric Power Board, were welcomed at th^ir first appearance at a board meeting yesterday, and appreciation was expressed of the service rendered by Messrs. E: Windley, and A. j. McCurdy, whom, -they displaced. Mr. Windley 'wrote' conveying his congratulations" tothe new members and expressing the sonviction that' in Mr. Bothamley- the ;Makara county would have a worthy representative."

Mr; Eugene Durr, a well-kno^n Wellington resident, died in a private hospital yesterday; at the age of 53 years. TJie late.; Mr. Durr . was secretary ■ and a director of the "Templeton Tunnel Construction Company,: now ■engaged-! upon the construction of the Wainui tunnel. .A resident •of Kew Zealand for nearly thirty years, Mr, Durr has been in Wellington, for about twelve years, and was well known as a former foreman for the Public "Works Department, and also .foreman, fpr tljgiHataitai Land Company in .connection, with that company's later roading schemes. As a man of the strictest, integrity^ Mr. Durr has alwayslbeenhjeid,iff the high- ■ est esteem by ..those associated? with him on public and private works. . Tha funeral to the Karori' Cemetery took place this afternoon.-..;.":

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PERSONAL ITEMS, Evening Post, Volume CXIII, Issue 118, 20 May 1932

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PERSONAL ITEMS Evening Post, Volume CXIII, Issue 118, 20 May 1932

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