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PERSONAL ITEMS

Dr. J. C. McKenzie, of Timaru, was a passenger from the south last night. Mr. J. W. Beanland, Mayor of Christchurch, arrived in Wellington thi* morning from the south. Mr. E." Palliser was today appointed the representative of the City and Suburban Highways Board to ' the meeting of local bodies which will be held tomorrow to discuss the question of highway lighting between the Petone and Lower Hutt boroughs. Councillor J..:, Read was welcomed by the chairman of the City and Suburban Highways Board on his first appearance as, a member today. Dr. and Mrs. A. R. Falconer, of Dunedin, who have been visiting Great Britain and the Continent, returned to Wellington by the Awatea on Monday. The resignation of Mr. Isaac Hull was received with regret at last nights meeting of the Seatoun School Committee. Mr.. Hull; has been connected with the school committee and; the Federation of School Committees since 1921, and the severing of his. connections owing'to ill health will be a great loss,to both committees. •, The death, in Australia recently, of an old-time footballer, Mr. E. McCausland, one of the original.' NewZealand Native side of 1888 which played 74 games in Great Britain, was referred to at a meeting pf the Wellington Rugby Union last night, when sympathy with the relatives was expressed. Mr. J. Prendeville, the chajrman, said Mr. McCausland represented Wellington in 1885 and 1886, when he was a member of the Athletic Club. He then moved north in 1888, represented Auckland, and was selected for the Native team. On that tour, he was three-quarter arid full-back, playing in more than 50 games of the tour. Generally, too, Mr. McCausland was the place-kicker of the team. Soon after returning from the tour, Mr. Mc-Causland-went to Australia, where he remained until-his death. Mr. Ernest Short, the baritone soloist in tomorrow night's "Messiah," arrived from Christchurch this morning,- and Mr. Joseph Battersby, who- is taking the tenor role,, arrived from Hamilton by the Limited. ■ Messrs. A. Shaw (Bulls) r A. Sharpa (Dunedin), .T. S. Graham and J. B. Bradley (Feilding), T. Gough (Christchurch), A. Scott, T. -Wyeth, T. S. Brown, W. H. Jackson, and D. Dalziell (Masterlon), T. C. Layer (Hamilton), T. G. Figgis and M. Abouhamad- (Sydney), N. W. Martin (Martinb'orough), Dr. A. Wilson (Wanganui), Dr. W. P. Gordon (Stratford),. Mr. G. Lawrence (Hawera), and Dr. R. Roblinberg (Gisborne) are guests at.the Royal" Oak Hotel. Messrs. W. Hall (Palmerston North), W. Ziesler (Wanganui), S. Cameroa and E. L. Nitz (Masterton), P. Chapman (Martinborough), E. W. Sampson (Wanganui), David Donald and'D/P. Donild (Masterton), T. Dickie (Ha-wer.-i), C. H. Toogo&J and.J. A. Toogootj (Masterton), J. Rogers (Auckland), W. R. Brinsley. (Dunedin), W. Smith (Christchurch), H. E. Herring, M.P. (Ashburton), 3. W. Beanland (Christchurch), E. McDonald ■(Wanganui), T. A. Winks (Hawera), N. Ziesler (Wanganui), R. G. Smith, G. B. D'Arth, and P. W. Maurice (Woodville)- are staying at the Grand Hotel. . Messrs. Burrell (Feilding), G. R. Muller (Switzerland), W. Wynward, H. G. Kelliher, and 'T. S. Withers (Auckland) are guests at the Hotel St. George. Messrs.. J. Ramstead (Matangi). J. WoolenstenbeJme (Dunedin), B. Marsack (Palmerston North),. J. Maddison (Pohan'gina), S. Davis (Wanganui), W. G. Adkin (Levin), and A.'P. Langdon (Colyton) are guests at the Empire Hotel.

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PERSONAL ITEMS, Evening Post, Volume CXXII, Issue 139, 9 December 1936

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PERSONAL ITEMS Evening Post, Volume CXXII, Issue 139, 9 December 1936

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