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PERSONAL, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915
Mr E. E, Gillon, assistant local engineer and workshops manager at the Aldington Railway Workshops, has been transferred to the position' of locomotive engineer on the Wellington taction of the railways. He will ho succeeded by Mr J. Carton, ofl Hillside, Dur.edin. Mr W. J. Watson, locomotive superintendent at the Thames, will fill the Hillsido Workshops vacancy. Mr G. H." Hancox, M.A., of Christehnreh, has been M?pointod science master at the Marlborough High School. Mr T. G. Lewis, who for 14 years has been a member of the municipal office staff at Invercargill, and who was recently appointed '["own Clerk of Morningion, vra*3 farewelkd at Invercurgiil yesterday by "tho heads of the departments and members of tho eta ft'. Tho Mayor (Mr M'Farlane'i, in handing Mr Lewis a purso of sovereigns, said he had always been assiduous in the carrying out oi the dixies allotted to him, and they felt mre that he. would do credit to the Irtvercarriill municipal staff in his new position, Tho Town 'Clerk (Mr Walker) epoko regretfully of Mr Lewis's departure, and gavo him some good advice. Ho said he could tell Mr Lewis that in his new position ho would retpriro a pretty tough akin, and lie would advise him to pay no attention to thorn.ii! in the street, who usually made all the mischief. If he carried cut tho wishes of the Mayor and} councillors he could not go wrong. In tiio 'Marino Engineer and Naval Architect,' published in London, is the rcpoit- of a presentation to Sir .Limes Mills, K.C.M.U., at the Institute of Marino Engineers. The presentation, which eon-
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really iho backbone of tho country. Those men were' tho members of local bodies. Politicians marie the- 1.-.v.-s, bat it wuz flic local beiijci v.-hich had to. carry out the lavs. Yet tboss men, said Sir James iiko the farmer.?, received very little recognition, ftb all. They were as finally important as tin politicians; and it v.'a? because he felt that tho«o men v.'c-r« bring recognised that ho had accept eel the title offered to bim.
The employees of Robs and Glendining's boot factory met t-ocrether on Monde v evening- to bid farewell to Miss M'Kinlay, ■who had' worked amongst them for some years, end for_ the last two years had held the position of forewoman. 3lr .Moffat presented Miss M'Kinlay with a silver handbag, and spoke of her excellent qualities, and oxr.ressed his regret at, losing her. Mr O. Stewart suitably re-BDO!.-3e<l on behalf of Miss M'Kinlay".
" The Auckland Hospital Board' have granted Dr 0. T,. Mairuiro, medical superintendent at tho Auckland Hospital, lea.ve of obsonco at hie request, in. ordar to give him an opportunity to go abroad with tho "Sevr Zealand Expeditionary Force. Bol'oro hn joined the Auckland Hospital staff Dr Maguiro was medical officer at Fiji, and before* that ho had hold a similar position at Tonga. Ha has e-lrecdy seen active service, and has thtf war medal for the Nigeria expedition. He went to ths west eoa».-t of Africa on octivo service after taking his degr-eo at Aberdeen University. A Wellington me&sage states that Mr Ja-mes H. Williams, •well-knonTi in. shipping circles, formerly owner of tb§ Day 1 * my. J&aty AwA teity
PERSONAL, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915
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