The Rev. Mr Rankin, at present at Cromwell, who arrived from Scotland recent!'.'. has received a call from the Geraldine Presbyterian Church. Air W. K. Creme, the local manager of Messrs Br-moan-todlcr. Ltd., returned to Dunedin from Christchurch last evening by the seeond express in order to make arrangements for the reopening of the Princess Theatre on Monday evening. Mr N. Gould, a fourth-vear student, of Dunedin, has been appointed second assistant medical officer in the Napier Respit'd (says the ‘ Dominion ’). Tho death is announced at Sydney of Airs Soli.g, relict of the Itev, B. A. Soli.'!, v.f AVellington. A'rs Selig. who was in her 95th year, was the mother v.f Air P. Solar, 'rmrv. r of the C'hricG huirii ‘ ’ Company. The/ death i.f Mr F. G. Knowles removes one of our oldest business men (says the ‘ Courier About 30 years ago ho started in Tanamii as a hairel res.-t. and afterwards as fishmonger, tobacconist, news agent, etc., working up an extensive business.
Mr (Indav ,T. J. Foil is leaving London hv the ''-’enntera on November 26. The Hon, W. I’. Schreiner, an ev-Fre-oib.r of Care Gnlonv. has hern anpm'ntci lli-'h Commissionor for South Africa. \ T.onfl'.ri cable reports the death of Mr Cecil R-deigh. formerly sub.editor arid dramatic critic of ‘The Lady,’ and rno’-c recently dramatist. He wrote pin vs in cr.llahoralion with Fir Augustus Harris. Mr Hicks, and others. The death occurred to-dnv at street. Cavershani, of Mr William Velson. an old and resnerted resident. Ifhern in Denmark 7years ago. 7n 3G‘‘ he arrived at Melbourne, and wr« at Ca-stlemaine and other famous gold rush-’--. Mr Xelson readied Dunedin in IMG, ard soon afterwards proceeded to Or.hr:.'ls
Gullv. where he worked in the next oFdm to Gabriel Bend. Later on, with Peter Wethorstono, Mr Nelson sank the first shaft at Wet hers tones. After nppndirvr three years on the goldfields, with vane 1 fiieeess, he returned to Dunedin, and
worked at Lambert’s brickworks. Lai ?r on. he established the Sawyers Bay brick works, which he controlled for 45 years. Mr Nelson. who was of a modest and retiring disposition, served on the Sawyers Bay School Committee for some time.
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PERSONAL, Evening Star, Issue 15649, 13 November 1914