His Excellency, tho Governor-Genoral will pay an official visit to Goulburn and district on Friday and Saturday, May 10 and li.
His Excellency Sir Georgo Lo Hunte, K.C.M.G., Governor of South Australia, at- tended by Captain tho lion. R. M. Ryder, A.D.C., has left Government Houso, and is the guest of his Excellency tho Governor at Stato Government House.
His Excellency tho Administrator oT Papua, Captain F. R. Barton, C.M.G., ha3 left Sydney on tho conclusion of his visit to their Excel-
lencies the Governor-General and Lady North-j
cote, and proceeds to England on 12 months', leavo of absence by tbo P. and O. R.M.S. Victoria, leaving Adolaido on Thursday.
Miss RaTvson, accompanied by his Excel i lenoy Sir Georgo Lo Hunte, Governor of South Australia, and a party from Stato Govern- ment Houso, woro presont at tho Black Promyslav concert at the Town Hall last night.
Sir Henry Knight, ox-Lord Mayor of Lon- don, 1B to bo entertained this afternoon by members of tho Stato Ministry at a trip around tho harbour. Diver Hughes will be ono of tho guests on tho occasion.
Sir John Forrest and party arrived at Hobart from Launceston yesterday afternoon. Tho Acting Premier nnd Lady Forrest ure
guosts at Government Houso. Sir John and|
Lady Forrest will accompany Sir Gerald and Lady Strickland to Bismark, a German settle-
Mr. A. Chapman, Postmaster-General, and i Mr. Lockyer, Acting Comptroller-Gonernl of
Customs, loft Melbourne for Adolaido lust evening on departmental business.
During his absence in England in tho com- ing session of the Federal Parliament Sonalor PulBford will vbo paired with Senator M'Gl-egor,
tho loador of tho Labour party.
Mr. C. E. W. Bean, barrister, has resigned his appointment as associate to Mr. Justice
Tho Rov. J. C. Kirby, chairman of tho Con- gregational Union jof South Australia, with tho Rov. Dr. Roseby and Messrs. E. Dowling, J. Pottlo, and A, Allen, havo arranged a re- union of old friends of the Pltt-stroot Congro gatlonal Church, to bo hold In tho School Hall to-morrow afternoon.
Mr. Clark Duff, B.A., who has been for some considerable time in charge of the parishioners
of Presbyterian churches at Abermaine
and Cessnock, was on Saturday entertained'
at a large farewell social at both places prior
to his departure for Sydney. He was the recipient of handsome presents. The parishioners and public at Cessnock presented bim with a gold watch, and those at Abermaine with gold links and a handsome silver-mounted
umbrella. The Rev. Mr. McCook, B.A., occupied the chair at Cessnock, and spoke in' eulogistic terms of the guest's high attainments
and the love and respect in which he was held by all classes and religious bodies of'
the district. The high opinions were ably
endorsed by tho Rev. Mr. Clifford (Anglican), Mr. Tullock, and Dr. Fisher.