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HisiiExeesiency^tl* Governor attended the Collie1 arid 'Pomeranian Dog Show at Victoria Park ' on ' Saturday, and Lady Bosanqu'et' went to Bridffetvater to lay the foundation stone of 'the new institute hail. His Excellency and Lady Bosanqnet enter tained Missi -Marryat and Jliiss . Isabel Marryat to luncheon at Government .House on Sunday. Sir Day proposes -to. spend reveral days in the country this week; He irill go to the Lamer/Jo^ Show,' leaving Adelaide on Tuesday, and returning on Thursday, 'and ' on ??Fri- day he is to be at the Stratbalbyn^how. '.Co-day Lady Bosaaquet intends' to be present at a working meeting-of the'Ladies' Guild, to be held at ilra.Waterbouses's rest dence. It is in aid of the Lady, .Victoria Boston Girls' Club fete, .beld at. Government House on November ' 1. She will attend a gathering ?'? of the Mothers' Union in the Cathedail Hall on Wednesday afternoon. Lady Bosanquet has always taken a keen interest in the KJulev Floricultnral Society, and has pro mised to open its annual show in the Unley ?City Hall on Thursday evening. On Satur day the Government House party will go to- the. garden partp given by the Mayor and Mayoress o£, Adelaide. The Minister for.. External Affairs^Rp. Glynn) returned to . Adelaide by the Mel bourne express on1 Saturday, In tie latest issue of the Souih Aus tralian Freemason a message is printed from the Grand Master, Sir Samuel Way, ?who writes:— 'I am grateful to T.G.A.O. T.U. that the painfnl and alarming symp toms which attended the relapse after my secovery from 'flue' Lave happily not returned. Since I nave been staying at the eeaade my progress to Teoovery,' if somewhat slow, has been steadily, continu ous. Although I am not yet strong enough to resume nry attendance at tie Gburt, 1 am able to work at my desk, ana my doc tor encourages me to lope that I shall Boon be restored to health, and to the ability to resume my accustomed duties.' The Premier of -Kew South Wales (Sir. Hblman)- bas- been selected by the Labour League Esetjaiv^WtieiLabour candidate for' Cootamun4rarTrhich-he now repre sents. Mr. HSInjan* says' there is no truth in 'the mmbnif ' that :he intends to leave Cpotamnndra and-; contest Eedfern, now represented by Hf.TjcGowen (ex-Premier), and that Mr. McGowen is to be appointed to the Legislative Council. Mr. William John S. Coote, who died at his residence, Woodlands, Knights bridge, on Wednesday, was formerly one   of the best-known tradesmen in Rundle street. He was born 77 years ago at Meth wold, Norfolkshire, and 22 years later proceeded to South Africa. Shortly after wards he sailed for South Australia, and started business in a small way in Robert street, off Wakefield street. Subsequently he went into storekeeping at Enfield and Noarlunga. He founded the Lilliputian Bazaar, at 64 Rundle street, where he specialized in baby linen and millinery, and built up a prosperous business. He re tired from the trade about 15 years ago. Mr. Coote was a great traveller, and, in addition to several visits to England and the Continent, made trips to China,     Japan, and the United States, and fre quent journeys to New Zealand and Tas mania. The deceased was philanthropi cally inclined, and his gifts were bestowed unostentatiously. In 1889 he built some almshouses in his native village in Eng land and he maintained them to the time of his death. It is understood that several South Australian charities will benefit con siderably under his will. Mr. Coote was twice married, and has left no family. His second wife, Mrs. Rebecca Coote, a daughter of the late Mr. Wiles Peacock, died in March, 1912. 'Mr. Thomas Byan, of Makern, was con veyed to Eu Rua Hospital on, Sunday even ing On Tuesday lie will ie operated 'on for giSetons. ?°Sr- Aubrey Dennkton Hoad, elder son of thei late General .Sir John Hoad and of Lady Hoad, will brim; Ms dramatic com jtinyltOrAustraiia dn the new year. The «penmg performances will be Mel bourne, to be followed by a tour of the Jjrincipal cities of the Commonwealtlt. Tie Teoertoire will- include! 'The Ha&of Fate ' ^athfinder9,'J'Srr;rpbn«s Draie,' 'The Wear Husband/' amlLThe;Eieaire of Donan Grey.' '????? JJir. F. D. Bird, of Mefeoume, fs re .-rurainsr by the, JELM-S. Moldavia* which ar rived on.' Saturdav. ... . Dr. Bird has been §ade ari.Hon/FeIknr;Df tie Koyal CoBege oHSnrgeons, of Engbnd. .TMrrijOaair iDklanan, tie .Australian champion ewimmer accompanied -;by his -*ife;and'Viiocle..Mr. IL -A: Clements, is proceeding to Sydney by the German mail ?teamer Scbnrahorst. irKch arrked on ?Saturday. Al&ouKh he was defeated by U. BilbnRton for the championship of the world, Dickman stated that lie had had ft good trip. He said that le left London on Aujtust 31, 'but was unfortunate in that ne arrived in Para iuo late io take part .in the swim through that city.' He added, ' Port Said I had a very exciting time. It was a very lot day. and accom panied by my trainer and a friend -ffe went m for.a.awhn. I had just goi out a bit -and_ was beginning to enjoy myself when I noticed a bijr shark coming towards me. I cannot think now -whether I swim the crawl, the trudgeon. or the breast stroke, «u. I broke all previous records in getting out of reach, of thai nionster.' CoLDein (commandant ot tie Austra lian Bifle Team, ?which recently ' visited England) returned by the- 3ULS. Mol-' davia. which arrived at the Outer Harbour ,on Saturday. He spoke in glowing terms of the treatment meted out to .his team by various dubs. Included in the passengers for Hobarl nv tie Moldavia, which arrived on Satur ^ ?3^- S?*tk ?mo^er of aP*- Scott, ?who Jos; his life in the antarctic: Mrs iScott i£ ibout to join her, relatives in Tas ?jaania. The Prendeni or -ihe Society of Arts ?(Mr. John White) and- Mis. White have gone to Melbourne, and wDl be absent irom the State for a few -week. CoL J. W.Castine, who with Mr. X. A. ?Webb, went to Brisbane to represent. Sontb 'Australia, at- the annual meetinz of the.qommonweakh Council of National -?1 «? ^f5??1'*1'008' «tarncd to Adelaide *y tLe Jlelbourne express on Satnrday. Col. .Castine was- elected Cliainnan of the meet .Jng, and CoL G. H. Dean was appointed .President. of the Council. Pleasure was ?^P^ed at' Jhe action of the Common wealth Govennnent in placing £2.000 on the: Intimates for the pnrpose of sending a . leamto. Biiley, nert year. th^n.01^ ^«t°r-G«iwal of Woria in we_JJepartment of Home' Affairs), who cme to Adelaide in connection mth de partmental matters, left for Melbourne by IF FWfss w- Saiurday. Lieut. Trask, of the military Jieadqiarten staff, Melbourne, ?wno nas been in Adelaide on holiday leave ?ww-a passenger by the same train. ' Worshipful Brother W. A. F.. Summers r-Hfll shortly relinntrish the chair of Com mercial Lodge (says The South Australian i-J'teemason)., Many distinguished Masons nave occupied. the-' ooskioD of -Master cf ' VJ^raal I*dgo, but probably none has luUiiledits onorocd duties wilii (ireater dia aincbon.and-aeecptaiife th;ia the present ? upHiriairt; -who -*iU retip? from office on the : October. 18. Brother Summers if a keen ??raftsman, easy of address, and always suc ceeds, in. maknis a favouralile ' impression -upon thBbretbren alike in. iimiodse and at tlie iestiveboard. His coartesy and prompt : attention to the trust reposed in him have :yon ; warm regard 'of his brethren, and n it -ur-nof toe mueh to say that lie will pass ?jon. to nis-suici-fcoi-iiu example worthy of emulation.; Worshipful Brother Summers -was initiated intOvfhe niyiifiriea' of Free JuaNonry m Holdfast lXxli;e, N'o. 30. S^.C in September, ISM, and was raised to the sublime- d«tree in November of the' same year.' 'In' 1304' Urotber Sumniors became a '?joinins aieinber of Comin«rcial Lodge, and shortly afterwards to -cketcd a steward^ ^vhich oflics he iill«l until Oetcber. 1907, when he was- appointed I.G. Thereafter ? Brother Summers moved fornrard to the variou3 'otfices iu regular suceession until in 1912 he was duly installed in the historic chair. As already indicated, his term of offtw has been an unqualified smvess. It as interesting -to ;nqte that Brother Sum mers, who is. a -departmental manager in The -Beaster- Office, is to be succeeded by Brother C. X:Stevcns. also' for many- years Associate Editor of that thne-hononred in ; rtrtution: Since in later yr ars Brother Steyra»-has devoted a considerable portion of his leisure time jo Masonic rewiwh he las Wcorae'smnethinc of nn author' ty on ; matters pertaininc to tb? hi'ld''n masteries .?of 'Nature] and'of siaence.'' But aoart from ?that consideration, 'his ppnisl companion .ishin, K«' ready pen, and cultured^ speech will never fail to win -his fittine audience. Commercial-Lodee is indeed fcrtimate in having aTSrother qualified alike by h;s devo 'tibhJ'Sj'nipatliy, and ability to s-cceed i' (worthy a-ifaster as Worshipful Brother » Summers.' '-.,.?... Mr. E. Ie Uessnrier, cf fte Port'Ade laide' shippine firm of A. & E. Le Mes surier, returned by the P. & O. Ener Mol davia on Satnrday, after a ho!i3ay . tatij- to Enpland. He was accompanied by las wjfe, three daughters, and son, - Tnc deaths, on Sunday, are nnnoontcd o: .two more .old coJomsttf. Mrs. Eira -b-th Hojikcn, reSet of' the Jate Mr. \vTV l«m^Uo^n,.-ionneTlyioS«H«BBKte-St*.

tion, west coast, died at ihe residence' of her son-in-law, Mr. A. G. Thompson, pi North Unley, at the age of 81. She was a colonist of 77 years, and) arrived in the Buffalo in 183S. The late Mr. Thomas Jones,' of Saddlewortb, was a colonist of GO years, and was in his cighty-fLth year. Mr. Angas Parsons, M.P., returned to Adelaide by the Melbourne express on Sunday morning, after hav'njt an'ea'-d in the tramways case before the High Court, on the badse question. He was absent, for a fortmgnt. Mr. F. M. Cutlack. who was for years on the staff of The Register, but has lat terly been residing in London/ was a pas senger to Adelaide by the Melbourne express on Satnrday. He is now on the High Commissioner'8 staff in London, and came to the Commonwealth in the .flagship Australia. He is a son of Mr. F. W. Cut lack, of Renmark, and left for the irri gation colony by the afternoon train. ^It. R. H. Solly, M.L.A. (President of the Victorian Eight Hoars Committee), and Mr. J. O'EeiDy.of New South Wales, who were delegates to tbe Adelaide cele brations on Wednesday, left by the Mel bourne express on their homeward jour neys on Saturday. Mr. John Eastman, a cordial maker, 83 years of age, ons of the oldest residents of Broken Hill, and one of the richest busi ness men of the city, died on Sunday. He had been ill for yeais. Mr. H; D. Gouge celebrated the seven tieth anniversary of his birthday on Sun day. He is the first Friendly Societies' Actuary of South Australia, having been appointed under an Act of Parliament which was promoted by the societies through Mr. Scherk, M.P. Mr. Gouge was born in 1843, and came to the colony when he was 12 years of age. He received his education first at the school of the late Mr. J. L. Young, and afterwards at St. Peter's College. He soon went into business on his own account, and at Wal laroo, Mannum, and Adelaide carried on the business of a land and commission agent, until in 1885 he was appointed As sessor under the Land and Income Tax Act. He lias had a long experience as valuer, and it is interesting to know that his assess ment:, of the ; Wallaroo township and smelting works, in ' 186C was probably the first assessment ever made forithe Govern ment, of South 'Australia. OniMarch 18, 1894, he w» selected as Government Actuary. _ He had not previously hod any training in actuarial science, and before he consented to take the position he paid a 'visit _ to Melbourne to enquire into the working of the system. Mr. Gouge was some years ago made a corresponding mem ber 6/ the Statistical Society of Paris, on the nomination of M. Bellom, the engineer of the Department of Mines in France, and M. Le Nasseur, the President of the Society. ? ? . Qn.Thursday.,at Hoyleton. Mr. and Mrs. Johann . Freidrick Baum .celebrated their golden .wedding.! Mr. Baum was bom in Prussia on FAruary 9,-1840'. ' He came to South Australia in 1858, and settled at King's- Belt near Freeling, where he fol lowed agricultural- pursuits. In 1863 .he re moved to Cohcordia; near Gawler; where he was married'. to Carolina Augusta; Herde on October 9 of that year, in Rosenthal Chapel, by Pastpr Dost. ? Having remained there fof three' years' they proceeded to Hoyletpn. where they have resided ever since. . They have been prominent workers in connection with- the Lutheran Church, of .which Mr. Banm has been, a lay reader for 27 years. There are four eons. Messrs. William -and Hermann, of Hoyleton. -and Alfred and Edward, of Skilly, near Auburn, ?and four daughters, Mrs. J. Saunders and Mcs. A. Berghouse (Hkhgate), 3Irs. G. Neindorf (Parrakie). and Mrs. F. Ham merachmidt., (West Adelaide). A number of relatives and friends gathered at their home to celebrate ?their golden wedding. A service was conducted by Pastor Gutekunst. who proposed the -toast of the. afternoon,' and referred to the splendid eervice the couple had rendered to their church and also -their many estimable qualities. The toast was supported by Mr. H. P. Chap man, of Hoyieton, who spoke of- the high esteem ? in which they were lield. their kindness of heart, and their willingness to help any who were in need: Mr. Baum responded. The family gave the. parents a -nurse of sovereigns, and numerous pre ecnb- were tendered by friends. It is still believed that the Czar's eight fear-oid son and heir (whose illness last autumn was surrounded with mystery) will be taken to the Sakki safc lake baths near Eupatoria for a special 'cure' while the Court is nt Livadia, the Czar's summer residence on the south coast of tbe Crimea. A military officer from Sebastopol, whos« official duty enabled him to see much oi the Czar's son during the few days' stay of the Court in Odessa, says that he looks well, and even robust, is vivaciously interested in naval and military reviews, audteives the impression generally of nappy~boy hood, but his movements are 'grievously restricted.' He is closely attended by a Ijurly but gentle Cossack, who carries him hither and thither, lifts him into and out of the imperial equipage, and ministers to liis conveniences and comfort in every pos sible way. The boy apparently entertains a sincere affection for his devoted atten dant. . ? ?- In all that has been written during the last few months about David Livingstone, The Sunday At Home has seen very few references, to his brother Charies. In early life Charles Livingstone wad so much touched by David's decision to eo to Africa that he resolved to devote his life also to missionary service. Lacking the means to get an education at home, he was ad vised by David to ro to 'America, where it was said students could help themselves by manual labour. David gave him his quarters allowance from the London Mis sionary Society— namely. £5— with which he took passage to New York. He worked h» way through a college course, and held a pastorate in Massachusetts for a few yeans, finally returning to England and joining his brother in the Zambesi expe dition. He died in IS73, only a few months after the ereat explorer had fallen asleep in Chitambo's village.