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PERSONAL ITEMS

Mr. Jack Halligan, Consul for Norway in New Zealand, has left on a visit to Australia, and during his absence Mr. W. J. Goddard will be acting Consul.

Mr. Justice O'Regan, who has been conducting sittings of the Compensation Court in the north since mid-Sep-tember, returned to Wellington on Saturday- He held sittings in Auckland, Whangarei, Hamilton, and Palmerston North, disposing of 62 cases. He expects to sit in Dunedin, Invercargill and New Plymouth before the holi-

Dr. A. G. Rutter, who was working m the medical section of the Methodist mission in the Solomons, has returned to the islands to undertake medical work. Dr. Rutter's offer to return was accepted by the Solomon Islands Government, and he was appointed as temporary medical officer with the rank of captain in the Native Labour Corps.

Inspector D. Hewitt, who was recently promoted to that rank from subinspector and transferred to the charge of the New Plymouth station, was farewelled on Tuesday afternoon by the wharf police, where he has been in charge. Inspector Capp made a presentation, on behalf of the station, of two oil paintings, and many references were made to Mr. Hewitt's great popularity among the Force. There was a -large crowd present. Mr. Hewitt will be replaced by Sub-Inspec-tor McHugh.

News has been received in Christchurch that Squadron Leader J. O. J. Malfroy, R.A.F., formerly of Christchurch but more recently of Cambridge, England, has been appointed a legal expert in the military government and was leaving England for central Europe early this month. Squadron Leader Malfroy began his law studies at Canterbury University College and afterwards entered Victoria College, Wellington, where he graduated LL.M. and gained a law travelling scholarship. He entered Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and from there was awarded a Harkness Felfowship, under which he continued to specialise in international law at Colombia University, New York, and Berkley College, California. Since the outbreak of war he has held an administrative position with the Royal Air Force. Squadron Leader Malfroy's younger brother is Wing Commander C. E. Malfroy, D.F.C., formerly a well-known tennis player.

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PERSONAL ITEMS, Evening Post, Volume CXXXVIII, Issue 125, 23 November 1944

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PERSONAL ITEMS Evening Post, Volume CXXXVIII, Issue 125, 23 November 1944

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