TRANSFER OF OFFICERS: Captain 0. K: Ransom conducted his farewell services at Timaru yesterday prior fao leaving oh transfer to St. Andrews: The services were well attended. At a farewell meeting on the previous Tuesday various officers of the Corps ppoke of the good work done by Captain Ransom during his two years' stay in Timaru, and on behalf of the Corps wished him God speed in his new appointment. In his reply Captain Ransom thanked the officers, the Band, and tlie people for their kindness >nnd assistance during his term. The young folks provided, an entertainment and friends provided supper. The vacancy is to be filled by Ensign Harford, from Groyjnouth, who will be welcomed on Thursday evening, and will take up his duties next Sunday: Captain and Mrs Hawkins, who ha.ve been for the past two years in charge of the Temuka Corps of the Salvation Army, have received notice of removal to Ashburton and will leave to take up their new duties on the 2Srd. During their stay, in Temuka the erection of the new Army halls for seniors end juniors, and comfortablo officers' quarters, hns been completed, and also the establishment of the Bramwell Booth Boys' Home at Greenhayes. By their assiduous work, and genial and kindly nature they have gained the respect of and endeared themselves to a wide circle of friends, whoso good wishes will follow them to their now field of work. A farewell meeting will he held to-night, at which the children will render a programme, the meeting closing with n supper.
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