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PERSONAL

Sir Joseph Ward arrived in Dunedin" by thfv second northern express .on Tuesday night, and after a short stay left by mot<yfor Clinton, op. his way. to Invercargill. ■: At the .meeting of the King Edward Technical College Managers yesterday it was decided that a letter of. thanks, be forwarded to Mr George Simpson for the valin able assistance he had given the board when the plans and specifications for the new college were being considered. ; A ; Pre® Association message states that Captain B. M. Aldwell, of the WellingtonLyttelton ferry steamer Wahine, .will leave for Sydney in Friday's steamer to takecommand> of the Marama in the San Francisco service. \ :

After the choir practice at First' ChtSrch last evening- the members took farewell of Miss Daisy' White, who is leaving for Auckland.. Mr Timson spoke of the valuable service Miss White had' rendered to the choir, and,, on ;-behalf of members, presented her with a .dainty gold chain and pendant. :i A pleasant departure from "their weekly sewing for the Belgian and British poor was made .by- the Roslyn Methodist Ladies' Guild yesterday afternoon. A surprise afternoon ,tea had been arranged to honour Mrs Pinfold, who is leaving Dunedin. Mrs JamieSon, on behalf of the. guild, presented her with a handsome dressing case of ebony, and silver-mounted toilet requisites. Mrs Pinfold returned thanks for the kind gifts. Commissioner Hodder, of the Salvation Army, left for • the South Island on Mon-.' day evening (says the Dominion). While there he will conduct meetings at various towns -in the Dunedin division,' including ' Gj&rgjbtown.; Oamara, Port Chalmere.' Duncd'n - Mosgiel, s Balclutha. Invercargill, and Bluff. Mrs Hodder will accompany the commissioner. - ' ■ .' • ,

Mr James,Mitchell is a candidate for the mayoralty at the forthcoming O-nmarn municipal Ma : l). Mr Mitchell has ;had eight" years' experience as a councillor, and was one'of those who .worked hardest for:-the passage of the electricity scheme.-.y : ...

;•Mr . ;G.'t ■ Cruickshank. S.M.', InvercaTgill; who has-been absent for upwards of a year on holiday leave in "Britain, has arrived in Wellington. Mr and Mrs Cruickshank will pnend the remainder of the month in the .North :Island.' Mr Cruickshank will resume dutv in Invercargill early in April. ' ._ The 1 New Zealand office of the JVfasseyHarris Copipanv (Limited) received a cable message on Monday (says the Christchurch Press) from x the Australasian chief office in Melbourne announcing the death of Mr J. G. Turton, the secretary-treasurer of' the Australasian . branch,, as the result of a motor accident last Saturday. Mr Turton had .been, in the service, of the company for 30 yrars. and visited New Zealand only a'few weeks ago. :. ' _Mrs Eliza Clark Millier. an old identity of the north end., passed awav at an early i°j lr £ n , Wednesday morning. The deceased lady had been ailine for some time nast, b'lt dnrmg the last four months wns "con- ; fined to her bed. She' arrived in Victoria ■in the ship ,Persia in the year 1554. and, after residing in Melbourne for six pears, sailed the Aldinga with her husband for New Zealand. Dunedin North was chosen as their placoof abode, nnd she has'lived there, since coming to this country The deceased was a .mnrnW of the 'Dundas street Methodist Church, and was much -respected.. The funeral took rflace on Friday. and was. attended• bv a larcre circle of friends from all parts. The last rit»s oonductediby .the Rev. Mr P.vbhs. Mrs; Miliar s husband nre-deceosed her 36 years. Six sons and three daughters aTe left to their loss.

Drs ; Elizabeth . Macdoriald and Ada Paterson were entertained at afternoon tea yesterday in >the Savov* Tea Roomra by the of Women's Branch of th« Ota go. - D-striet ErhicaHonal Instituto ' «md some of the other loading members. Th°i'r best wishes to with- Dr Maedonald, who leaves on Thursday■ for Auckland/ where she is to take up the work -of medical inspector. Th<* teachers express°d thei'r repret at. her leavinrr Ota'go. and honed that day . she mnrht return to work with nppiilar .medionl inspector fDr Ada Peterson) m Ota'go. It was considerod that there would, be ouite enough work for two medical inspectors.

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PERSONAL, Otago Daily Times, Issue 16335, 18 March 1915

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PERSONAL Otago Daily Times, Issue 16335, 18 March 1915

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