His Excellency the Governor-Gene- ral (Lord Gowrie) received at Govern- ment House, Melbourne, yesterday, the Right Honourable K. G. Menzies Prime Minister) and Vice-Admiral Sir Guy Royle, the latter on assump- tion of appointment as First Naval Member and Chief of the Naval Staff. In the evening His Excellency, at-
tended by Brigadier-General A. T And- erson, left Melbourne by train for
His Excellency the Governor of
New South Wales and Lady Wake-
hurst, attended by Lieutenant-Colonel R. O. Wynne and Miss J. Holman, ar- rived at Government House, Canberra,
yesterday morning from Melbourne. In the evening His Excellency Lord Wakehurst left by train for Sydney.
Mr. W. Deuchar Gordon, of "Manar," has accepted the seat on
the Board of Perpetual Trustee Com- pany (Limited) rendered vacant by the recent resignation of the Hon. J.
P. Abbott, M.H.R., following the ap-
pointment of the latter to the Fede- ral Cabinets.