! * PERSONAL.
Uderninr, Allen Taylor was elected Lord Mayor of Sydney yesteiday for tho third
term in succession. ,.,-,, - »
Tne retiring members o.' the Boam of Management of the Hobart General Hos. nit il aie Messrs. T. Bennison. G. Ker«, WAI. Williams, and A. D. Watchorn.
The Senate of I ho Queensland Univer- sity yc-.k-1'day mud«, tho following ap- pointment« (cables our correspondent)»: - Chair of chemistry. Dr. Bertram Duncan <tcele acting Professor ol Chemistry of tho University of Melbourne; chu.ir of chssicä. Mr- Jo1'» L Michie, Cumbndgc; chair of engineering, Mr. Alexander A qibson, assistant domonctrator of Russell .School of Engineering, University Syd
¡¡c-y chair of mathematics, Mr. H. C. ,1'riésfly, Cambridge. .....
King Alphoiiso of Spain will early next month pay a vh-it to Melillo, the Spnnlsh settlement on the norfh coastot Morocco (states a cable message from Madrid).
The Kov. J. A. Lei, of Beaconsfield Presbyterian Chu rob, has accepted a call to Boulder City, AVest Australia, and leaves the Stale shortly.
A cable message from London states that Captain Leslie Orme Wilson, of the Royal Marines, who married a daughter of Captain Smith, of Sydney, was the Unionist candidate for Reading.
The Rev. R. J- Liddell, of Ashburton, XZ formerly of Hobart,, is nt present »njoving a holidayMn this city. The reverend gentleman is accompanied by his wife and two childion. .
Sifter Charlotte, who has been In charge of St Jplin's Mission-House, Launceston, since' its inception l8 years ago. has in- timated her iult-uUon» of resigning. She lias been granted six month» leave of ab- sence prior to relinquishing the work in ithleli she lins taken a very deep interest. ? meeting lins been called in the Northern city to devise some means of recognising
Captain James Bremner, believed to be in« oldest muster mariner in the Common, lieatlli. died on Sunday at tho age of 92' S at his residence, Meath, 10O Fnlcon stre-t North Sydney. His seafaring r.rec-v commenced 80 yenis ago, mid tin ; the occasion of the annual outing- of the
Icatic of Ancient Alarméis in February lut'Captain Bremner formed the central inure J,- a group ol' 10 old sea s.ills, whoso nimMncd ages- amounted lo 7W ycarB. H» was bom in tim year 181S ni the bmall ' ".«fin towi. of Kciss, ni Sinclair Bay.
' rïïtv of Caithness. Scotland, and not j Sir mile, distant from AVick. Hi. first
?ml to Fen as a lad 12 yenrs of age m the «chooner Robert and James, commanded ' hv CM.ant Crew, mid wa« engaged in'the
Irish roastul trade, AVick being the start in» point, lu ¡he curly 60 B ho went on «visit to Aberdeen, and there built the Clara Si vers-. He was one of the pioneers in th» South Sea trade, and secured ronny ; .«eís io trade to New Britain. Olio of I the vfwt-k. thus employed was the three ' Cheers, built for the- purpose in San Fran 'cisco Captain Bremner was also the ¡pioneer of the Sydney Ferries Limited, ¡L ho formed the original North Shore 1 Comnaiiv. mid arranged fen- the building I of the "fiif.!, double-ended ¡.tourner em i ploved on Sydney Harbour.