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PERSONAL ITEMS.

Mr. F. E. Baume, of the literary j staff of the Christchurch Sun, and j formerly of the staff of the Dominion, has been appointed editor of the ' Timaru Herald. : Mr. Horatio Nelson Bagnall, a wellknown figure In the public life of Auckland, died at his residence, Heme Bay. Deceased, who was 65 years of age, was ! a son of the late Hon. W. C. Bagnall, and for ten years was a member of the Auckland City Council, besides other public bodies. : ' One of the oldest and most widely known settlers of the native race in j the Wairarapa^—Mr. Charles Faulkner j —who has resided at Papawai for a' long time, died at the Grey town ho s-j pital. Mr Faulkner was born at1 Lower Hutt 72 years ago, and belonged to the Ngatikahungii tribe ..''.-. I Mr. George Crockett, of Riccarton, who celebrated his ninety-fifth birthday on Sunday, was born in Scotland on October 1, 1827. Mr. Crockett arrived in Dunedin from Melbourne in 1864. He occupied the position of second master of the South Dunedin School and master of the Taieri School 1 until 1874, when he visited Scotland, returning to New Zealand in 1876. Mr. Fredric Thomas Stokes died at Auckland on Tuesday at the age of 72. He was born in "California, and came to Auckland when a child, residing there ever since. For about 20 years he was in the employ of Messrs E. Porter and Co., ironmongers, afterwards . entering into partnership with Messrs F. and W. Fowler, brassfounders and manufacturers, from which business he retired about five years ago. Mr. R. A. Young, who died in Auckland last week in his 81st year, was I for 15 years engineer to the Westport Harbour Board. He was born at Camberwell, London, and in 1863 emigrated to New Zealand with his brother, the late Mr. H. W. Young, of Greymouth. From 1878 to 1882 the brothers were engineers to the Westport Coal Company and designed the Dennistoh incline and the Conn's Creek railway. Mr. H. A. Young, S.M. at Hamilton, is a son. It should have been mentioned in yesterday's Star that Walter Fennell, who . has just secured his L.A.B. degree, took the degree in singing. This is all the more praiseworthy in that he has been only two years studying. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Fennels., of Hawera. Mr. Fennell is a pupil of the Misses Reilly and his success reflects a great tribute on them. Many friends in the district will join in hearty congratulations.

Mr. E. A. LeCren, a prominent Timaru citizen, died in Dunedin last Friday. He had been ill for some time past, and had gone to Dunedin to be operated upon. . He v-ws a son of the late Mr. F. LeCren, manager of the New Zealand Loan Company in, Timaru, and was born in 1868. The deceased was a director of the Timaru Herald. In 1897 Mr. LeCren married a daughter of the late Mr. E. Gf. Kerr, and is survive- Tsy "Kfrs. 'LeCren, two sons and a daughter. The latter recently married Mr. John Sim, solicitor, of Dunedin. By the death of Mr. Lewis Hotop, who passed away in Dunedin on Friday,; the Dominion lost one of its early colonists. He was identified, with Queenstown, where he had conducted a chemist's business for over 50 years. One of the late Mr. Hotop's favourite hobbies —indeed, the predominant one —was tree planting, and an exchange states that to his enthusiasm and energy is due is no small measure the arboreal attractiveness of Queenstown. He also associated himself closely with local politics, and was twice Mayor of the borough, as well as serving on the council for a number of years. _——————» —-——-*< ■■' A very impressive service was held at the H. Leslie Piper song-mission at the Methodist Church last night, when the Rev. R. E. Fordyce preached. No meeting will be held on Saturday. L~i adidtion to the church services on Sunday next at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Mr. Piper will sing the Gospel at 2 p.m. in the Normanby Town Hall, and at a great after-church song service in the Opera House. His Worship the Mayor (E. Dixon, M.P.) will preside -,at the latter service, which commences at 8.30 p.m. Here are some standard lines attractively priced at the Melbourne Ltd. Genuine Parjs garters, 2/- pair; genuine Shirley Police braces, 3/11; Shirley President braces, medium weight, 3/11; Shirley President braces, heavy weight, 4/6 pair; Mosgiel fine knit: dark grey socks, 2/6; Bruce knitted socks, 1/6 pair; grey and striped denims, 7/6 pair.—Advt. It does us goo_ to see "housewives Rubbing Laundry" is doing the week *« singing and dancing : or joy while -'No cashing.—-Advt. FEELING OLDERP Past your first youth? Never nrindl Slass of Stevens' Health Salt first thing n the morning makes you fit and buoyint. Clears away that heavy "elderiv" eeling, gives zest and energy. 2/6 a* she-iisis and stores —Advt.

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PERSONAL ITEMS., Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume XLII, Issue XLII, 6 October 1922

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PERSONAL ITEMS. Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume XLII, Issue XLII, 6 October 1922

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