' The. Attorney-General (Hon, BT. Horn burg) on Thursday,- attended the Mount Pleasant show. . ' ????-.
who hag' been on a holiday trip to New Zealand; is expected, to return .on Tuesday, The ?. Commissioner of Crown Lands (Hon. G. F. Jenkins) proceeded to tho Burra on Thursday,, and attended a public meeting in the. evening. To-day, he will go to Booborowie and Yarcowie, and in terview settlers' allotted ' land on the old stock route regarding various adjustment in connection with their holdings. ? Sir Henry Barwell will be a. guest of honour at the Adelaide. Chamber of Comi merce at the quarterly luncheon in the Adelaide Town Hall next Thursday. The Hon. TV. G. J. Mills, M.L.O., wai a passenger on .the Melbourne -express; which arrived in Adelaide on Thursday morninj. . : . ..?'.-. Mr. Vardon, M.P., who was* taken ill; suddenly, 'at his home at Unley Parkl on Monday night, was showing-much improve ment on Thursday evening. The secretory to tho South Australian Railways Commissioner (Mr.. C. . J. Boy. kett), and tha . Superintendent of tha Government Labour Exchange (Mr. A. C. H. Richardson)- returned to' Adelaide on Thursday by the express from Melbourne after having spent a holiday in Victoria. Capt. J. Crawford, representing the British Bloodstock Agency, arrived in Adelaide on Thursday morning, after hav ing attended the bloodstock sales in Mel bourne. ' . . ? - Mr. G. F. Birks (governor of the 6Sth district of Rotary International, embracing the whole of the Rotary Clubs of Aus trails) will arrive in Adelaide to-day, by the. Melbourne exprfess an his first official visit to Adelaide. :He will attend the weekly luncheon of the club to-day. Mr. and Mrs. F. Hammer, of Elizabeth street, Mount Gambicr, held their diamond wedding celebrations last Saturday. A dinner was given at the Commercial Hotel, Mount Gambier, and four generations were represented. Mr. and Mrs. Hammer went to Mount Gambier 58 years ago, and have resided continuously in tho district. Mr. Hammer conducted n business as ' black smith and whcelwrisht on the corner of Commercial and Elizabeth streets until about 12 months ago, when he disposed of his property to D. Clifford Theatres, Limited. There were eight children of t.h« marriiiffp. five of whom nurvive; 1
grandchildren, and three greatgrandchild ren. Mr. and Mrs. Hammer received Diany gifts and messages of congratulation. Our .London correspondent cabled, on Iliunday:— M. Moieeiwitech yesterday gave & recital in the Wigmore Hall on the eve of his departure for Australia to-day. There wob a crowded and enthusiastic audience. It insisted upon encores which prolonged the programme for half an hour. ?Mr. T. Stewart Gordon, who was re cently elected President of the Oversea Shipping Representative*' Association 'of Australia, is a native of South Australia, having been born at Riverton. He is a son of Mr. William Gordon, farmer, for rriorly of Riverton and Ardrnssan, and now of Nbill (Vic). Mr. T. S. Gordon is a managing director of Birt & Co., Limited, shipowners and shipping agents, Sydney. Mr. H; B. Howard-Smith, havinij retired from tho position of Director of Wallaroo Mount Lyell Fertilizers, Limited, the seat rendered vacant on the board has been accepted by Sir Lennon Raws, 'C.B.P. (managing director of Nobels limited,. in Australasia). . ' Under his will, which has been admitted to probate, Mr. Edward Neale (formerly Mr. Edward Neale Wigg), who died at Medindie on December 12, has left the bulk of his estate, valued at £21,070, in trust for. his widow during her lifetime. He made a bequest of £1,000 to the Ade laide Children's Hospital for the purpose of endowing a bed or beds, in memory of his son, Dr. Frank Morewood Wigg. The ultimate residue of the estate, after cer tain bequests and annuities, has been left to the University of Adelaide for medical research work in such a way as the Coun cil of the University may decide. The testator- expressed, a wish that if possible the bequest should be chiefly used for re- search work in connection with cancer.