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Mr T. K. Lewis has been appointed Town Clerk of Mornington. Mr Lewis wa; accountant to the.lnvercargill Borough Council. Mr Charles Ruscoe, of the Wellington staff of the Public Trust Office, has been transferred to Dunedin. A cablegram from London states that Dr Alexander M'Ewan haR been elected Moderator of the United Free Church. Mr Michael Connolly, printer of the 'Auckland Weekly News,' and who is well known among chess players in the Dominion, completed 50 years of unbroken service yesterday, and was presented by the firm with a purse, of sovereigns. A ' Sydney Sun ' cable message states that the estate of Major Frederick George, who died recently at Bournemouth, and was at one time in New Zealand, is valued at £33,524. Miss Samuel, at present, on the staff of the Waitaki High School, has been appointed mathematical and science mistress of the Southland Girls' High School (says the News), the salary being £2OO per annum. There were seven applications for tho position. At the break-up ceremony of the Northoast Valley School last evening Miss Jean M'Laren, on behalf of the scholars in Standard VI., presented the teacher, Mr C. C. Itawljnson, with leather-bound volumes of the poems of Wordsworth and Byron as a mark of affection and a memento of the profitable hours spent with him as pupils. Sir Thomas Sutherland has resigned tho chairmanship of directors of the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Company. Lord Inchcape succeeds him.

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PERSONAL, Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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PERSONAL Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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