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rTifi Excellency the Governor will be prê- tent at the entertainment to be given by the Canadian cadets in the Exhibitior*

^Building this evening. Lady Bosanquet >v_ freside at the meeting of the Girls'

riendly Society, at which a welcome will be tendered Miss Whitaker, the -visiting Eng-_ delegate to that organisation.

The Mayor oí Adelaide (Mr. J. Laving- ton Bonython) will tender a reception to the Canadian cadets in tile council cham- ber, Town Hall, this morning at 10 o'clock.

In the House of Assembly on Thursday Mr. Bodey intimated that on Tuesday he ?would move for a month's leave of absence to his colleague (Mr. W. Angus) on the ground of ill-health.

The Executive Council on Thursday de- cided that Mr. Aies.. Clark, headmaster of the Sturt-street | Public School, who has attained the age of 70 years, shall remain in the service for a further period of 12 months, pursuant to section 3 of the Pub lie Officers' Retirement Act of 1903. It is understood that this extension has been Î;ranted to Mr. Clark on account of his ong and valuable services as musical con- ductor to the Public Schools' Decoration Society.

Mr. J. Oxenham (secretary to the Post- master-General) and Mr. R. Triggs (chief accountant in the department) arrived in Adelaide by the Melbourne express

Thursday morning and joined the. mail steamer for Western Australia, wherö they have departmental duties to attend to. They were met at the station by the Acting Deputy Postmaster-General (Mi-. II. L. Hurst), the accountant at Adelaide (Mr. W. F. Ferguson), and Mr. F. H. Chance (controller of stores).

Dr. 'J. Wilbur Chapman, who is conduct- ing an evangelistic mission in Queensland with Mr. C. M. Alexander, has Ibecn ap- pointed by the Presbyterian Assembly of the United 6tates of America to attend the tenth World's Presbyterian Congress, which will take place in Aberdeen, Scot- land, in June next. Dr. Chapman and Mr. Alexander will terminate_ their Austra- lasian evangelistic campaign in Auckland on ¿lay 8 next, and will leave for America on the following day.

Councillor David Valentine Hennessy, the new Lord Mayor of Melbourne, has been a menjjer of the City Council for, Victoria ward sjnee 1S95. He retired from active business life more than twenty years ago, and has devoted himself almost exclusively to public affairs since. In 1900 Mr. Hen- nessy was elected for South Canlton in the Legislative Assembly, and retained that seat till 1904, when the constituency was merged in the present Carlton r 'división. Prior to his election to the Citv Council, Councillor Hennessy was a member of the Bruriswiick »Council, and was mayor -in 1894-5.

t The Rev. A. T. Brainsby, Mrs. Brainsby, and family returned to Adelaide by the express on Thursday from a trip to the eastern States. . .-- v

Mr. Roy Wallmann, of the Bank of Ade- laide, has received an appointment in the Commonsvealth Bank.

/In, Executive Council on Thursday morn- ing Dr. R. S. Rogers and Mr. R. .Cruick- shank were «appointed members of th<: Board of-Governors of the Public Library, Museum, and Art pallery. . « « ,

The resignation of Mr. J. W. Walsh, of the Semaphore, as a justice of the' peace, has been accepted. ; "

Captain R. N. Davey and Lieutenant George Gibson, who arc commandant and doctor respectively of the Canadian Cadet Corps at present visitins: this State? are staying at Government House. - ,

Mr. James Hague, formerly member for Barossa, occupied a seat m the, Speaker's Gallen.- of the House of Aesemblv on Thursday afternoon. His son ia ohe of the representatives of Wooroora. , . -

Miss G. Kellaway. M.A., of Melbourne, was a passenger by the R.M.S. Macedonia, which left on Thursday. She is proceeding to Southern India to resume her missionary

work at Pallam.

At a meeting of the South Australian Medical Board on Thursday afternoon the follQwing were registered as legally- .quali- fied medical practitioners in the State of «South Australia:-^Tohn Ernest Hodson, M.B.CjS., Eng., L.R.C.P. Loud., 1907; Reg- inald Morton Brady, M.D., Jefferson Medi- cal College, Philadelphia, 1912: Joseph Ber- nard Dawson, L.R.G.P., Lond., 1905, F.R.C.S. Eng., 1908, M.D. Lond., 1911; Thomas Edwin George, M.D.. B.S., Melb., 19J2. Edward Kinmont, of Port Lincoln, had the degree of M.D. Edin., 1912, added to his name.

? At the meeting of the Marine Board on Thursday it was resolved to forward 'a lettet of condolence to the relations" of Mr. John Harris, examiner of engineers and engineer surveyor to the board, who died on September 27r-~.

Mr. _, C. Hirsch, of Hawker, has been appointed a member of the Northern Licensing Bench. " Mr. James Cater was the subject of a graceful compliment on Thursday even- ing when old scholars of the Princes-street school gathered at a smoke social at Bishop's Cafe, and presented him with a fine armchair as a memento of past as- sociation and as a token of respect. Prin- ces-street is the first street west of Pul- teney-street, and runs between Angas and. Carrington streets. Mr. Cater opened a school there in a Primitive Methodist

Church, long since demolished-in 1868. For 12 months it was a private educational establishment, and then the Government took it over, retaining Mr. Catcr's services as headmaster. He continued to control the institution until 1878, and the men who met him on Thursday night, were all under his care during that decade. In 1878 the school was closed, and the scholars were drafted to town public schools. Mr. Cater went to. Burra as headmaster and subse- quently guided the destinies of scholars in the East Adelaide and Thebarton public schools. He retired from the Education Department service 3 years ago. Mr. Cater is a natiye of London, was educated at the Barnet Grammar school, and trained for teacher in Sydney. His son, Mr. C. G. B. Cater, has been chief assistant at the Unley State school for many years. The Mayor of Norwood (Mr. G. H. Prosser), who presided over a large audience last night, presenting to Mr. Cater the arm- chair above referred to, delivered an in-  

teresting speech full of humorous re- miniscences of school days at Princes-street. As he looked about the city now, and re- membered the state of tile streets at the time when he went to school the thought that struck him most forcibly was that there had been wonderful strides made in municipal work in Adelaide. If the guest of the evening had carried out his duty of character-building in his late schools as he did at Princes-street, he had done a good life's work, and all hoped Mr. Cater would live long to enioy the rest he so well deserved. Mr. R, J. Lavis, in a felicitous speech, paid a tribute to the value of Mr. Caters teaching. Alder- man Pearson (chairman of the committee) mentioned that the conveners of the social were Messrs. J. Couche (acting secretary). F. Taylor, and E. Noon. Many other old scholars spoke, and Mr. Cater made a happy response in acknowledgement of the compliment paid to him. Musical and elocutionary items were contributed.

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