The Marquess and Marchioness of Willingdon arrived in Adelaide yester- <*> day evening, and are the guests of His Excellency the Governor and Lady
Muriel Barclay-Harvey at Marble Hill. < In the evening His Excellency the | Governor and Lady Muriel Barclay- Harvey gave a dinner party at Marble Hill. The Minister for Commerce (Senator McLeay) returned Yesterday from a tour of Yorke Peninsula. He will leave tomorrow to attend Federal Cabinet meetings in Melbourne. The Railways Commissioner (Mr. C. B. Anderson) inspected the Port Pirie i and Port Broughton lines yesterday. He I was accompanied by the Chief Engi- j neer (Mr. R. H. Chapman), the General Traffic Manager (Mr. S. H. Watson), and the Acting Chief Mechanical En gineer <Mr. F. H. Harrison). Mr. McHugh, MBJi, will leave Ade laide tomorrow night to take part in' the Corio by-election campaign. He: wid return next Saturday and visit thp' Tanunda Show. | Mr. T. S. Cheadle. chairman of direc- j tors of Bennett and Fisher, Ltd., re turned to Adelaide in the express from Melbourne yesterday. The president of the Federal Grape growers' Council <Mr. X- L. Rainsford) arrived in the Melbourne express yes terday. Mr. Sydney Ernest Lamb, K.G., one of the best known members of the New I South Wales Bar, died yesterday from! pneumonia after having been in poor health for the past two years, says a] Sydney message. Born in 1864, he was called to the English Bar in 1886 and, returning to Australia, was admitted to the New South Wales Bar in the same year. He became a K.C. in 1910. Mr. Lamb had SO years' practice at the New South Wales Bar. \ Mr. Alexander Cameron, chairman of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Tram- ways Board from its inception in 1919, until he retired in 1935, died at his home in South Yarra yesterday at the age of 75. says a Melbourne message. Mr. Cameron, who was admitted to the bar in 1886, became a Malvern coun cillor in 1892. He proposed the estab lishment of tramways to provide a con nection with the railway system, and brought about negotiations which re sulted in the formation of the Prahran and Malvern Tramway Trust, which other councils joined later. Mr. Cameron visited Great Britain, the Continent, and the United States, and his observations resulted in the con version of the Melbourne trams from the cable system.