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PERSONAL ITEMS.

Me. Tracy R. Inglis returned from Wellington yesterday afternoon.

The Mayor, Mr. J. H. Gunson, and Mrs Gunaon, returned to Auckland from Rotorua yesterday afternoon.

Mr. W. T. Ward, chief postmaster a'. Nelson, has been promoted to the positioi. of chiei postmaster'at Christchurrh.

Mr. Thomas Mitchell, well known in the meat industry, died at Wanganui yesterday* at the age of 63. —(Press Assoc Hon.)

Lieutenant-Colonel W. H. Parkes. prin cipal medical officer in the Auckland mi'.tary district, arrived from Wellington by yesterday afternoon's express.

Dr. and Mrs. A. S. Herbert arrived in Auckland yesterday from Rotorua, and are staying at the Star Hotel. Dr. Her hert is the Government bainenlogigt at Rotorua.

Sister C. Cherry, of the Auckland Hospital nursing staff, left for Wellington bv the mid-day express yesterday, and will join the army nursing staff either at Main or Egypt.

The Attorney-General, the Hon. A. L. Herdman, accompanied by his private secretary, Mr. E. N. G. I'oulton, arrive.! in Auckland yesterday. They left for the North by the Manaia last evening.

Messrs. E. W. Alison and W. J. Ralph, directors of the Taupiri Coal Minns, Ltd., left by the mid-day express yesterday fo: Wellington where they will attend a meet ing of the Coal Owners' Association today.

Sergeant Trevor N. Holmden, of 3rd Company, Auckland Infantry Battalion, ii.u received a commission in the Indian Arm v. When the Now Zealand force was despatched to Turkey, Lieutenant Holmden remained in Egypt for further training Before joinng the expeditionary force, Lieutenant Holmden was chief clerk for Messrs. Nicholson and Grit-bin.

! Cable advice was received yesterday by Mrs. J. F. Heighway, late of Thames,"who is now a, resident of Epsom, that her son, Mr. Edward John Heighway, was saved / when the Lusitania was sunk. Mr. Heigh way was a member of the crew, but hi* motSer does not know in what capacity. He is 40 years of age. and was born at Thames. It is interesting to recall that Mr. Heighway received four medals for life-saving in connection with the Volturno disaster. One was pinned on his breast by the King, the second was the Royal Humane Society's medal, one was given by Lloyd's, and the fourth was the gift of .1 newspaper.

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PERSONAL ITEMS., New Zealand Herald, Volume LII, Issue 15922, 20 May 1915

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PERSONAL ITEMS. New Zealand Herald, Volume LII, Issue 15922, 20 May 1915

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