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Miss Margaret 'Lawrence, of Musselburgh, died on .Monday at Christ-church, where eho had gone to spend a holiday. She died from heart failure [following ptomaine poisoning. Miss Lawrence was an active member of the Overseas Club, and gave much time to the/ work for the British and Belgian relief. She also tcok part in the Hospital Saturday collection. At the Lambton Quay Police Station, Wellington, on Monday night (says the 'New Zealand Times'), "the members of the police force presneted Sub-inspector Hronerg with a t-et of law books as a. mark of their esteem. The presentation v.-as made by Superintendent Ellison, who spoke in* high terms of the present .subinspector and late chief detective, and of hifi care and ability in carrying out his duties. Inspector Mendrey added a few words in similar strain. Detective-sergeant MTlveney also spoke on behalf of the detective department. Sub-inspector .15roberg suitably responded. Sub-mspector Broberg will'take up his work in Dunedin in a few days. Mr W. M'Ewen, the professional golf player, of Masterton, has received the appointment of coach to the Auckland Golf Club. The death is. announced of the Karl of Favorsham ; aged 86 years. Mr Wm. Ewart, manager of the Alina Caidow Concert Company, is at present in Dune-din making araugements for the well-known contralto's appearance here early next month. Among the New Zealanders who are at the front is the Rev. Cuthbert T. Maclean, who, on the outbreak of war, volunteered and received a commission as lieutenant in the British Army. Lieutenant Maclean is tlie son of Archdeacon Maclean, well known on the West Coast of tlie South Island and in Wangauui. He was educated at Wanganui, and always took, a prominent part in athletics. Before leaving for England he occupied the position of curate at tlie Holy Trinity Church, Devonport (Auckland), where, for mure than two years, he took an enthusiastic interest in the Roy Scout movement, and was chief scoutmaster of the Devonport No. 2 and 3 Troops which secured the King's banner. Subsequently Mr Cuthbert Maclean's ecclesiastical duties took him to the Ray of Islands district, and he was appointed district commander 'of the Dominion Souls. He was instrumental in starting several scout troops in that district, and was very popular with the buys. Lieutenant Maclean is a lieutenant in the 7th lioval Fusiliers. Mr l'L Y. Widdowsou. S.M.. was called to Ohristchnrch a (lay or two aero, his father having become seriously ill. Word has beer, received locally that the illness ended fatallv this morning. Mr S. B.' Maodonald, ex-Mayor of the Borough of St. Kilda. is n,. present on a visit to Dtmedin from Invcrrargill. The result or the election iV, t re-pre-ent-ilives for Dunedin District of the I.O.O.I:', at Grand Ledge. Vision, to bo hold in Auckland, commencing 16; 1: Marih, has been declared bv th u-im nii:"othco, (Bro. IF. H. John.-wi), Bros. Walter Smith. W. Fk'c.ns Ritchie, and G. V. P, rkins being elected. There ueie soyon candidates, and the election created a. good deal of interest in the 12 lolg.-s comprising the district. P.vo. Perkins is the first member of a eountrv h.dvje to s ;,. in Grand Lode,,/ The. LOT', have now had nit oxtopdr-d experienco "f Di.-.-tric-t representation, and iiave found that while .saving a Icrg-e sum in transit and expenses of .representatives, it .-■-.' ewes a largei anil better choic of candidates than under lodge representation.

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PERSONAL, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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PERSONAL Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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