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PERSONAL.

Mr and Mrs J. Mounsey returned to Palmerston yesterday afternoon from a holiday trip to Rotorua and Auckland. The Hon. Jae. McGowan, M.L.C., who as at present on a visit to. Thames, is suffering from a severe attack of sciatica. His Excellency the Governor arrived at Wellington from the south this morning, and came on to Palmerston North by° the 7.50 a.m. express. The death occurred at Foxton yesterday of Mr William Doreen, a former resident of Longb'urn. Deceased was .aged 68 years. The General Manager of : Railways (Mr T Ronayne) will accompany the Hon. J.' A. Millar on his tour of northern railways, commencing at the end ol tins month.

A meeting of settlers was held in the Knapdale Public Hall on Friday, when it was decided to tender Mr R. McNab a farewell "social," and present him with an address. Hastings Borough Council ballot *?.4ilted in the selection of Mr H. V. Climie, C.E., of Hawera, to report on a high-pressure water supply for Ha»tMγ C J. Gill, of Palmerston North, has been appointed assistant woodwork instructor for the schools under the W anganui Education Board, and Mr Amok Morrison, of Wellington, will probabl> be offered the position of engineering instructor by the Board. Miss Emma Temple is joining the Humphrev-Tithcradge-Kolkcr Company.. to take Miss Susie Vaughan's place in "character" parts. Miss Temple •is a Bister of Mrs Brough. Mr Wright, who had charge of the installation of the Wellington electric tramways, since leaving New Zealand has laid down a system in Shanghai (China). His next mission is to Russia. He has been engaged to electrify tne streets of Moscow. Madame Ada Crossloy and party lett for Wanganui this morning. From \Un--anui she goes to New Plymouth and thence to Auckland. She will then go to Rotorua and after a week s re.t *,11 commence a return tour through the Dominion. Madame Crossley does not •contemplate giving another concer: -at Palmerston, but will appear at Feildmg and Marton.

The supporters -of the Ministry in Manawatu electorate have decided to .entertain Mr John Stevens, the late member, at a social, and present him with an illuminated address. Advantage will be taken of the occasion to emphasise the services rendered to the district during Mr Stevens' tenure of office, lhe date of the social will depend on. .the movements of the Premier, who has signified hie desire to lae present. Mr Frank Baden-Powell, accompanied by Mrs Baden-Powell (daughter of the late Mr James Watt, of Napier) were passengers by the Manuka, which reached Auckland on Monday from Sydney, en route to Napier. Mr Baden-Powell last visited New Zealand in 1902, during a tour round the world, covering 40,000 miles. He is a well-known painter and sculptor, and brother of Major BadenPowell. He has-exhibited many works at the Royal Academy. . London, the Salon, Paris and many other galleries. He is a barrister of the Inner Temple, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. At St. Mary's Church, Levin, on Wednesday, the marriage took place of Miss Florence Isobel Hitehings, fourth daughter of Mr V. S. Hitehings, "Wargrave, Levin, and Mr Lancelot A. E. Hitchmgs. onlv son of the late Rev. E. A. Hitehings. of West Hoe Terrace. Plymouth. England. The Rev. A. Worsley was the officiating minister, and the church was packed. The bride, who was given away by her father, was handsomely gowned in ivory satin in Empire style, with' beautiful court train handsomely trimmed with -Mechlin lace and silver cording. She wore the orthodox wreath and veil, ajjd carried a lovely shower bouquet. There were two train-bearers. Miss Helen Hewitt and Master Val Smart. There were six other bridesmaids in attendance—Misses Connie and Marjorie HTtchinge, sisters of the bride, and Misses Perkins and Taylor and two small bridesmaids. The bridegroom was attended by Mr Lionel Hitehings as best man, and Messrs Harper, Eraser and Fitzherbert were groomsmen. A reception was held after the ceremony at "Wargrave," the residence of the brides parents. Mr and Mrs Lancelot Fuellings left by tho .express for Wellington ' en route for England amid a shower ot rice and confetti and rose leaves.

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PERSONAL., Manawatu Standard, Volume XLI, Issue 8780, 22 January 1909

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PERSONAL. Manawatu Standard, Volume XLI, Issue 8780, 22 January 1909

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