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Mr Lindsey Cooke, a very old servant of the Union Steam Ship Company, and for some five or six years past head steward of tbe Tarawera, has left the sea and taken tbe Albert Hotel, Auckland. While in Melbourne on their last trip the stewards of the vessel had prepared a handsome testimonial to be presented to Mr Cooke as soon as the ship gets to Auckland. The presentation consists of a framed group of photographs of the subscribers, with a view of the vessel and tho following inscription :

Mr Lindsoy Cooke. Dear Sir,—We, tbe members of the steward department, desire to express our sincere regret at your leaving us. Tho diligence and patience you have displayed among ub hive earned (or you the respect and friendship of all with whom you have como in contact. Trusting that you may be successful in your new undertaking, we have mueh pleasure in wishing you and Mrs Cooke many years of success and happiness, end hope to have the pleasure of fleeing you 'frequently.—We are, your friends, Benjamin Armstrong, John Gardiner. John L. Riddell, Robert Maxwell, Walter Stephens, W Holmes, John M'Cabe, Robert Buchanan, James Robertson, Sidney Jones, James Cannon, Walter Reid, John Milne. Mellbourno, August, 1880.

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A POPULAR STEWARD., Issue 8006, 7 September 1889, Supplement

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A POPULAR STEWARD. Issue 8006, 7 September 1889, Supplement

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