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PERSONAL HEMS.

Miss Lauba L. Hall, mistress of Taupiri school, been appointed assistant teacher '.at EUerslie school.

Captain Turner, of the Roads Department' at Estonia, left for Wellington by the ?i<ntpuki yesterday on official business.

Mr. L. Simmons, of Palmorston North, who has been on a visit to the Eastern Pacific, returned to Auckland by the Taviuni yesterday.

Mr. M. A. Caffin, who has been acting as iagent for the Union Steam Ship Company for the past, few months, has rejoined the Taviuni as purser.

Mr. Donald Mcßain, a well-known figure about the Government Buildings, Wellington, who has been connected with the Lands and Survey Department for 17 years, and has now resigned from the service, has been presented with an illuminated address and a handsome marble clock, suitably inscribed, 'by the officers of the Department. The presentation was made by the SurveyorGeneral (Mr. Marchaat), who made happy reference to the long and honourable service rendered by Mr. Mcßain.

Messrs. Wm. Ran well and Joseph Everett, ■who have been connected with the Government printing oface, Wellington, for a great many years, and who have just retired from tho service under the age-limit scheme, have received presentations from the time-room companionship. Mr. J. Mackay, the Government printer, spoke in complimentary terms of the maimer in which Messrs. Ranwell and Everett had discharged their duties, and on behalf of the staff expressed the hope that they would long be spared to enjoy their well-earned leisure.

One of Auckland's earliest residents passed away shortly before midnight on Tuesday, an the person of Mrs. Marie Henrietta Louise i-Onthw&ite, relict of the late Mi-. Thomas Quthwaite, at one time registrar of the Supreme Court of New Zealand, at Auckland. The deceased lady, who had reached the age of 91 years, die*! at her residence, in Carlton Gore Road, after an illness extending over Ion;' days only, death being due to bronchitis, following on a cold. Mrs. Outhwaite, ■who was of French extraction, accompanied by her husband, to whom she was married while the latter, an English barristei and solicitor, was practising his profession in Pari';, came'out to the colony with her husband as far back as 1841, and, with the exception of-one visit to her native country seme years later, had since resided in Auckland. The deceased was a lady of refined testes, high scholastic attainments, a fluent linguist, and was of great charm and dignity of manner. Somewhat retiring, she-did not tako any active part in social or philanthropic movements of a public character, but was nevertheless of most charitable disposition, and in a quiet, unostentatious way, Airs. Outhwaite did much to alleviate the sufferings of the poor and needy, who were never turned empty-handed from her door. Deceased is survived by a son (Mr. Ohas. Outhwaite) and two daughters (the Misses Outhwaite). The remains will be given private burial to-morrow afternoon.

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PERSONAL HEMS., New Zealand Herald, Volume XLII, Issue 12911, 6 July 1905

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PERSONAL HEMS. New Zealand Herald, Volume XLII, Issue 12911, 6 July 1905

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