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Mr Wiig, Norwegian Vice-Consul for Southland, is at present on a visit to Dunedin on shipping' business. Mr T. S. Cubing, lat-e of Dunedin, but now resident of Auckland, arrives this evening by the second express on a shortvisit to this City.

Sub-inspector Ctuickshank, who is leaving Timam on promotion to inspector at Auckland, has been given a. liigiily complimentary and cordial farewell (says a Press Association message) by the Police Hcrce, Masonic Lodge, Borough Council, and other public bodies. Last evening at a. representative gathering of residents Mis Vruickshnnk was presented with a purse of sovereigns. Word lias been received in Dunedin that Mr IT. D. Bedford, ALA., LL.AL, has been elected a Follow of the Royal Economic Society. London. Mr Clnnies-Rbss, the ov-ner of Cocos Island, where the German cruiser Fvndcii was recently destroyed, has anivrd in We’linglon from a tour of the North Island.

Among (he pas-encei? by the Moerak: (says the ‘New Zealand I.hues 1 from Svduey was Professor J. P. Iddiugs, of t]Ve United States Geographical Department . who since ho left AAac-hmglou in May has journeyed through Europe, Java, Borneo, and the Celebes. _ Mr Peter Law. who -lied at last week. wa? one of Nto-eot s old identities. He set up a? a blacksmith ilmie in the very early days. Subsequently he turned bis attention to farming on tit' Mnnioioto Plain, and did cxcccdinglv well. Noivlcnskjold. the Swedish explorer, has rein nice! to Europe after two years ansence in territory between Bolivia and Brazil. He .discovered a new Indian tribe of cannibals. T)r A. J. Fried lander. F.R.C.S., son of Mr Hugo Fried lau der. of Ashburton, has received a commission as lieutenant in the R.A.M.C.. and has been attached to the 4th Battalion. Cheshire Regiment, at present undergoing training at Northampton. Dr Fric-dlander is medical officer to the battalion, which consists of 1.052 men.

Owing to thp transfer of Sergeant Matthews to Wan fra n in’. Sergeant Thompson, recently promoted. takes his place in f)m> cdin. Sergeant Thompson is well known here. having previously acted as a plainclothes constable.

Constable Smart. _ of Queenstown. recent Iv received advice tha 1- his brother, who was a member of the first Expeditionary Force despatched from England, had been killed in action in Northern Fra nor.

Hub-inspector Broberg arrived in Don ■’din yesterday.' He takes np ids dniic. here in a few days.

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PERSONAL, Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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PERSONAL Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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