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Concerning People

His Excellency the Governor was present at the Canadian cadets' entertainment in the Exhibition Building on Friday evening. Lady Bosanquet attended a gathering of

the Girls' Friendly Society, in the Vic toria Hall, at which a welcome was accor ded to Miss Whittaker, the English dele gate of that organization. To-night Sir Day will be the guest of the Chamber of Manufactures at a smoke concert.     The Chief Secretary (Hon. J. G. Bice) on Friday was present at the opening of the reconstructed school at Moonta. He was accompanied by the Director of Edu cation (Mr. A. Williams.) The Leader of the Federal Opposition (Mr. Deakin), who is confined to his bed with a severe attack of influenza, was   yesterday pronounced to be neither better nor worse. It is not likely that he will resume his seat in the House of Represen tatives nest week.   Expressions of deep regret emanate from all parts of the country in deference to the continued illness of Mr. Jamieson, M.P., whose condition is unaltered, writes our Forreston correspondent.     Mr. P. T. Hill, in an interesting address at the reunion of scholars of the late Mr.   J. L. Young's Adelaide Educational Insti tution (1852-1880), which was held at Brick nell's Cafe, Rundle street, on Friday, told of an interesting story of the connection of Mr. Mortimer Menpes with the school as a pupil under Mr. Wilton Hack. Mr. Hill, who had been a drawing master at the institution, said that Mortimer Menpes, whom Great Thoughts had described as "The master of masters of painting in London," had given him years ago the drawing with which he had gained the initial prize at the school, a second award. It was a drawing of 'Weeping Willows by a Creek' (Applause.) Miss Whittaker. who is the truest of the BishoD of Adelaide and Mrs. Thomas, at Bishop's Court, has been travolUne for three years as a delegate from the Girls' Friendly Society m Eneland. She has been throueh New Zealand from end to end. and Tasmania, and has visited 11 dio ceses an Australia, .working through from Queensland deivmnu-ds. From South Aus tralia Miss Whittaker intends to proceed to Perth. The late Mr. John Itegan, whose death at the ace of -68 years occurred on July 34 at Paignton, South Devon, England, was formerly, well known in pastoral circles in the north-east of South Australia. He was at one time on Waroowie Station, and was later appointed manager of Curnomona BtationTin the Yunta district, -where he remained for about 23 years. He left for England 10 years ago. Deceased was a .man of a large heart,and a kindly dispo sition, and he was much liked by those who knew him. A widow (formerly Miss Olive James) and. two sons survive. Mr. J. B. Began,* of Keynella, is a brother. .Consequent upon a painful injury to a foot, Mr. W. Johnstone, Stipendiary Magistrate for the Mount Gambler dis: trict, is an inmate of Miss Hill's Hos^ pital, Wakefield street. It will be three1 weeks before he will be able to resume

auty. On Friday afternoon Mr. IL W. Hod getts, who for the last two years has been Secretary of the Stock .Exchange of Ade laide, was presented with a cabinet case of cutlery and purse of 25 sovereigns on the' eve of his marriage. In making the presentation 'on behalf of the members of the room and exchange i hall, Mr. W. H. E. Porter spoke euloffistically of the man ner in which Mr. Hodeette had performed Ms onerous duties, and wished nhn every happiness and prosperity. Dr. N. C. Shieriaw, eon of Mr. J. C. Shjerknir, who was educated at, Prince Alfred CoDege, studied medicine for four years at the Adelaide University, and gra duated at Edinburgh three years ago, has won his FJLGJS. degree. A' cablegram an nouncing that fact was leceived by Me J. C. Shierkw on Friday. Mr. William Hall (O«k of- the Adelaide Polke Oottrt) celebrated on Thursday the twenty-fifth year of his association with that institution. He began as a cadet in the sane office, and rose steadily until he attained hia present position. In 1891 he was. appointed Clerk of the Adelaide li censing Bench. Mr. Hall has been con nected with the Counts once he was eight rears of age, when his father lived in the Supreme Court buildings. He is a member of i£e Police Service Association and . of the Adelaide School Board of Advice. The Eev. G. W. Thatcher (Chairman of , the Congregational Union in JSLS.W.) 'visited Broken Hfll on Thursday to open ? a fair in connection with the local Con gregational Church, and left last night for Adelaide,, to attend anniversary services there. This -was' the first time a head of the -Congregational Church had' visited Broken Hill, At 'the local town hall this week the Mayor of Thebarton (Mr. A. A. Collins), after having been complimented on the able and impartial 'manner in which he had occupied the Mayoral chair, was unani mously asked to allow himself to be nomi nated for the coming year. Much satisfac tion was expressed when Mr. Collins as sented. . : Mr. Wilfred Arlom, LJLA.M., A.R.OM, has been appointed organist and choir master of the Norwood Baptist Church. He studied in England under Mr. O.-L. Naylor, ALA* Mus. Bac. in harmony and counterpoint, und under Dr. Ely and Mr. C. Hyltdn Stewart, ALA,, Mus. Bac., in organ and choir training. He held several appointments in Kngland as organist and choirmaster;- and has travelled on the Continent and America for study and ex perience. Mr. Arlom has given many organ recitals in various parts of the State since his arrival nearly two years ago. He also studied the pianoforte under Frederick Dawson, the great English pianist, and had extensive experience in some fine orchestra in London and provincial musical centres, tender; .such- eminent conductors aa Sir Ales Mackenzie, Sir Charles Stanford, Mr. Dan Godfrey, and the late Mr. Coleridge Tay lor. ? The late John Henry- Yellandl whose death at the age of 70 occurred at his resi dence. Goveraelh, Young street, North. Unley. on Thursday, had resided in the State for nearly 65 years, having arrived with his .parents on January 27, 1848. Hia father, the' late Mr. Joseph Yelland, set tled in Thebarton (the old bouse with its small attic story is still occupied), and had teams doing carting on the Port road. He tried his luck at the Victorian diggings without success. In 1853 the family began . farming at Castle Range, near Port Elliot. John was the eldest son, and for awhile worked with teams at the breakwater, which it was expected would make Port Elliot the chief southern port. Land was secured on the lakes in 1SC0, and three years later the family moved to Point Sturt. Mr. Yelland started farming on his own at Point McLc&v in 1869, but. in 10 years returned to Point Start, where he carried on grazing and dairying until his retirement nine years ago to North Unley. He took a lively interest in local matters, and was an active church worker. For yean he was a local preacher and super intendent of the Sunday school of the Church of Christ at Pdint Sturt. Through his kindly influence many young men were assisted to start in life. Toe deceated took an interest in the aboriginals, and was on the committee controlling the mis sion station at Point McLeay. Six years ago he visited England. Mr. Yelland was twice married. His first wife was formerly Miss Margaret Mann, of Point Sturt, and fee surviving children are Cr. T. E. Yel land. North. Unley (Secretary of the Farmers' Co-ocerative Union, Limited); .T. M. and W. S. Yelland, Point Sturt-, L. Yelland, Currency Creek; H. J. Yelland, Nunapn. .Western Australia; A. H. Yel land, Perth; 'Mrs. James 'Triscott, JTortham, Western Australia; and Miss N. Yelland. Mr. Yelland's second wife— formerly Mrs. Corbett— survives him. Mr. E. W. Fosbery (manager of the Lon don and Lancashire .Insurance -Company) left for Melbourne by the express on Fri day to celebrate his marriaee; r He was. entertained by the Fire UnderwritersAs sociation, and presented with a case of cut lery. . ' Col. Le Mesnrier (THptrict Comman dant) and Mjr. C. H. Brand, GJS.O., will leave by the Melbourne express .this after noon for Albury. where a staff, four, atten ded by nil members of the Military Byard, District Commandants, and CS.O.'b of all States will be held from October 14 ; to 18.',. ??? ' -- '?-? ?; ? .'?? Mr. G. H. Williams, recently of Blyth, has been appointed* to succeed Mr. A. LitchfieldJ a? stationmastcr at the! busy Bakklava ; 'Junction Station, and ?? took charge at: the latter office on Wednesday. He spent 20 years at Blyth, and has had ?ervice in the Railway Department extend ing over 2S years.

Mr. George Bishop, after a Ions illness, died at his residence, .\yashineton street, Glenel?. on Friday morninz.- He was born at Brierly Hill. Staffordshire, England. He arrived in the ehrp ? Murray (Capt. Wad ibam), and had been- a resident' of South Australia for 33 years. He was in busi ness as proprietor for 25 years of the Port Adelaide Central Railway Hotel, and for nine years was a member of the Anglican choir,. it that reaport. The dtceased was a Freemason for 30 yeare. He was also an Oddfellow. Mr. Bishop was the ori ginal promoter in Australasia of the Royal Ancient Order of Buffaloes, and had held office for 18 years. He readied the highest office in the gift of the order. ? Mr. Bishop, who was in his fifty-seventh, year, left a widow, two daughters (Mrs. E. S. Bastard. Kapunda) and Mrs. G. Porter (Semaphore), and one eon, Mr. George Bishop, jnn. (Glenelg). : ^ ' Madame Kirkby Lund, and Mr. .William Murdoch, of her concert party, were guests of the Lyric Club on Friday evening. Upon ner arrival, Madame Lnnn was presented .with -a bouquet of Sowers by the Presi dent (Mr. F. Basse). He explained the objects of the club to the distinguished visitor, and said that its aim was to foster music and do the best it could for the wel fare of young musicians. .. It had always been the custom of the club to pay homage to. great artists wh6 honoured Australia With a visit. English critics had unani monsly placed Madame Lunn at the top of the tree as a contralto on English plat forms, and.- after having heard, her con-, cert on Thursday .evening, he fully en dorsed their opinion. Madame Lunn, in reply, expressed her happiness at being present and at beine in. -Australia. She die not think she had cvpt before experienced such cordiality and hospitality as she had received in the Commonwealth. During the evening a programme of musical and dramatic items, arranged by Mrs. Winsloe Hall, was submitted. Tne . cootributers were Madame Wecer, Misses MeBride srfvia Whitington, ODea. Alma Hall, and With Ward, and Messrs. Lionel Clarke. Fred Stone. Harold ? Parsons. Douelas Walsh, and Gordon -BusJell. The drama tical part of tbe repertoire consisted of n nresontation of the fourth act of 'The Princess and the Butterflv.' _ , The death occurred in Brisbane on Wed nesday of Mr. Edward Bond Baker, a well known pastoralist. He arrived hi Austra lia in the early sixties. The first property owned by him was the Miimbledoon Sta tion, New South Wales.

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