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PERSONAL.

Mr Kirk, Director of Orchards, will return iroiu Motueka to-day. At the review of the cadets yesterday at the Mutt Park by Lord Kitchener, the Nelson College cadets wore in charge of Captain Moycs. A Wauganui press message says : — Mr 11. Aiarriner, i' .it.>Vi.b., Uurator of the Museum there, died in the hospital alter a painful illness. He was a man of liigli scientific attainments, and an enthusiast in all seientiiic matters. A Christchurch press telegram says —Mr G. \\ r . Kussell, M.1., who is suffering from nervous breakdown, has resigned from the Canterbury College iioard of Governors, of winch he has been a member., for thirteen years, and chairman for three years. Ho states that the strain of public, duties has impaired his health. Mr Russell has reorganised the finances of the College since lie took office. The death is announced at Auckland of Mrs Button, the wife of exJudge Button. The latter, and his late wife resided for many years in VVestland. . — Mr John Ellery has been appointed manager of the Keep-it-Daric mine at Reefton. The death is announced of Mr Daniel West, a forty years' resident of Timaini, »«d for years architect to the South Canterbury Education Board. ~ Mr Allan J. Petrie, of the Grey, has entered Selwyn, College at Dunedin as a candidate for the Anglican ministry. News has come from Scotland of the death of Captain John Stuart, who at one time commanded the s.s. Arawa and other ocean liners coming '-, to New Zealand. [ Mr E. J. Wilson, M.A., tho Canterbury College candidate for the Rhodes; Scholarship, is advised by cable that he has passed his B.Sc. . examination. Mr Charles Waters, the founder ' and hon. secretary of the- Interna- ; tional Bible Reading Association, died 1 after an operation in- a nursing home, ' at Buxtou, the other day. Throughout'the world the membership is comjjufced to total one million ; and the ; membership cards arc issued in thirty-four foreign tongues.

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PERSONAL., Colonist, Volume LII, Issue 12729, 26 February 1910

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PERSONAL. Colonist, Volume LII, Issue 12729, 26 February 1910

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