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Tiie Hon. T. Mackenzie has left Cairo for England. Messrs Thomas Hnmphries and Thoma-s X. Brodrick (nominated by the Mir. Tier of Lands) and Hubert Slad'den and Hugh ML Wilson ('nominated by the (-omieil of (he Now Zealand Purveyors’ Institute) have been appointed members of the Purveyors’ .Hoard under The Purveyors’ Institute and .Board of Examiners Act, 1908.

Mr George Cony, first, assistant at the East Gore School - , has accepted an appointment (says the Ms.taura ‘Ensign’) on the fluff ’of the Dannevirko High Pel ion!.

The funeral of the Hon. John Louis Trefle, Minister of Lamk-, rook place yesterday in Sydney, and was: largely attended. A London message advises that. Miser Rene Maxwell, of Sydney, lias Mom the principal scholarship I£SO annually) at the Guildhall School of Music. -Another <f InvcrcaririM s old identities ha a passed away in the person of Mrs Deck, wife of Dr J. Field Deck, of Sydney, who died last, week at Katooinha, after onlv a. foilnighlM illness. In the. early dayn of Southland Airs Decks lather (Mr IS vi ry ’V. svy, sv 1, kwov.'U a.rul utticlt re seeded in the Western dk.lrirt, where he resided jhr mauv years on liis station at Knncdiile. near Varna*. Shortly after their marriage (says the ‘ ."•oiithia-nd Noiva ’). Dr Deck occupied the- house, jn Don sweet now the residence of Mr A. Mair. This house was originally built, for and occupied by the Superintendent of Southland .the llsr *1 - A- I’. Menz.iOfi). .About 1671 Dr Dock removed to Dunedin, and limine a jew year#; later to Sydney. Doth Dr and Mm Deck took a very strong interest, in mission work, and of their largo family there ate now five members engaged in the foreign field—one. daughter in Egypt, one in China, and two eons and a daughter in the .solomon Islands, where Dr North cote D'tck las proved himself to be an intrepid explorer and pioneer in Gospel work. , A well known figure on the. Tort, Cna.mtrs water front in rears gone by passed rnvav'bv the death yesterday afternoon ol Mr 'Donald Fletcher. Ho was bent in Salon, Mull, 77 years ago, served his apprenticerhit) on the. Clyde as a shipwright, and arrived at Port (.’ha-1 mers 40 .tears ago. He Jft survived by Mrs Fletcher, four grown-up sons, ami one daughter. J The following appointments have been made by .the .Salvation Army authorities : Biuff, - Captain Graliant and Lieutenant Scrivener; BaWntha, Captain Hawkes; Dunedin City, Adjutant. Middlemisa j Dunedin (N.E.V.), Captain Dewo and Lieutenant Cunningham; Georgetown, Captain Briddock and Lieutenant Weavers; Goro, Adjutant Parsons; Herbert, Captain 'Duckett and .Lieutenant Treniam ; Invercargill, Adjutant Lord; Lawrence. Captain. Vickers and I-icutcnaui Foster; Milton, Captain Fraser; Mofgid, Ensign Lamond : Onmaru, Adjutant Dawkins ° Palmerston, Captain Rives and Lieutenant. Pullin ; Port Chalmers, Captain Whitley: Queenstown, (,'apniin Wheeler and ’Lieutenant. Marshall: Riverton. Captain Campion; Winton, Captain Rndclifte and Lieutenant. Buckingham ; VVvndham, Co-plain Riei-son and Lieutenant Sana cum

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PERSONAL, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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PERSONAL Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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