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PERSONAL

Mm.-- Gertrude Blair, of the Amth-eart Valiev .School, who has left the c rv i\ -■. was tho recipient ! thru* presents yc.d-ci-dav afternoon. Mies Coni, Buchan, on h---half <>f Etc pupils atid ex-pupib> of Miss 'Blair's class, presented hciywbh a. silver flower* epei gne; the Rev, \\. 11, Robert;-, chairman of the counnilU-c, presented her on behalf of the committee- with a. ino of silver fish knives and lorkfi; and Mr Fiamnnk, on behalf of the staff, with n. silver cake et-and. Al*--;.-nG. (.'a lder and \V. Mowat, Mcsdames Beget and Kllicb, and Miss Andrew ako spoke in appieciatiun of Miss Blair's services, and wished her much happiness in her married life. Mr C. Rawlinson responded on behalf of Miss Blair. Afternoon tea- was pioridcd l>v tho members of tlm stall.

The death is reported on the 25th Inst., from ptomaine poiso-r.iii.L-. of Lanc-c-curporal John Gilchrist, a member of the ambulance corps of tiie New Zealand Expeditionary Force, who was attached to the Otago Infantry battalion. Tho la Us Mr Gilchrist-, who was 26 years of age, wa* well known as a chemist’s assistant at Goto, -where he was employed for 10 years. If a was. educated at tn® East. Gore School, of which hi® father was head master for about 20 years. Mr J. J. Clark left this morning to attend the annual meeting of the New Zealand Cricket Council, to be held at Christchurch to-nighf. Mr J. M. O’Reilly, of the local Customs landing staff, leaves for Dunedin next Tuesday on promotion. Mr O’Reilly ha* been recently at Cook Islands relieving the Collector of Customs at Rarotonga, and now goes to Dunedin as first grade examining oliic|r t —Wellinglou. ' Xlines,’

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PERSONAL, Evening Star, Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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PERSONAL Evening Star, Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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