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PERSONAL Mr. Ross McLarty, the Pre mier, attended the first meeting of the Pinjarra branch of the Liberal Party last night. He will take part in the annual reunion of the Harvey sub-branch of the ReturrJ Servicemen's League tomorrow night. The Most Rev. R. W. H. Moline, Anglican Archbishop ot Perth, consecrated the Lee Steere memorial sanctuary of St. Stephen's Church, Toodyay, yesterday evening. ThiMinister for Lands (Mr. L. Thorn) was present. Mr. V. Doney, Minister for Works and Water Supply, will visit Kellerberrin and Kodjkod jin during the weekend. Mr. S. Buttfield, senior inspec tor, has been appointed Acting Collector of Customs in W.A. during the absence of Mr. F. I. Hansen on holidays in the East ern States. Mr. H. F. Richardson, manag ing-director of Cox Bros. (Aus tralia) Ltd., arrived in Perth by air on Wednesday to join the Strathaird for London. Mr. Richardson is deputy chairman of the Commonwealth Disposals Commission and a director of several other companies, and he will visit Britain, Europe and U.S.A. on business. He will be away about six months. Mr. A. C. C. Holtz, well known Melbourne newspaper man, died yesterday aged 74. He was general manager of the Argus and Australasian Ltd. from 1920 to 1936. Mr. C. R. Muirson, chief com piler in the Registrar-General's office, has been appointed Deputy Government Statistician. Mr. G. K. Baron Hay, chair man of the Land Settlement Board, who visited Sydney to confer with the Commonwealth Director of War Service Land Settlement (Mr. W. A. Mc Laren), returned to Perth by air last night. Mr. H. Boas, chairman of the W.A. Division of the Australian National Committee of the United Nations, the vice-chair man (Mr. W. E. Pickering) and the honorary treasurer (Mrs. M. Wilkinson) were air passengers test night for Canberra to attend a conference of representatives of all State divisions of the com mittee.