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CONCERNING PEOPLE,

The^Prenrier (Hon. J. Vemm) went to Narraeoorte on Friday to attend a social of the Labour Party. Lieut. Watkins and Mr. F. Wild, who were injured in the aeroplane disaster ot Cheltenham en Thurshy morning, are boih making recovery ut the, Albertoa Nursrne Home.

A touchuiR tribute was pajd to the laie Mrs. Charles Birks on Friday evening at the Christian Kndavourmeeting in the Ex hibition ISnyding. The Rev. W. Jeffries paid that among the many friends bo ?were to have entertained the delegates in Ade laide had been Mrs. Birks. She bad been one of the most gracious, winsome, and helpful women of tins city and neighbour hood. The Australasian Council bad that morning passed a resolution, of which they desired the great meeting to show its ap proval by silently rising from their seats. The resolution stated— 'That the Christian, Eodeavourera of Australia, in convention as Eembled in Adelaide have learned with re gret of the decease of Mrs. Birks, and de sire to place on record their appreciation of her devoted Christian labouc, and her earnest, ChrisUike services for the jrirls and young women of this State and throughout the Commonwealth.' The audience immediately complied with, Mr. JefTries's request. JFeeBnR reference was made at the meethur of the Glenela Coun cil on Friday night to the loss sustained bv the town throueh the death of Mis. Lane man and Mrs. Birks. Messrs. E. Frinsdorf (Chairman) and J. H. Cooke, of the Fire Brigades Board, have just completed a tour of inspection of northern stations. They travelled to Port Pirie on Monday evening and spent Tues day at that town. Thence they proceeded to Moonta and Kadma, down to Gawler, and on to Kapunda.on Thursday afternoon. They found all brigades in a state of effi ciency, and the property of tho board in excdlent condition. Mr. J. B. Spencer this elected President of the Australasian Christian Endeavour Society at the council meetine on Fndav. Re was treasurer of the New South Wales union for 17 years, and during the last mx years has occupied the position of Austral asian treasurer. He has been connected with the movement since its inception in Australia. Mr. Spencer lives in Sydney. Mr. J. G. R. Adams (Secretary to the Public Library Board) left by the express on Friday for Melbourne to attend the functions in connection with the diamond jubilee of Scotch College, Mr. Adams at tended the college between 1873 and 1876, and he informed a reporter on Friday that Col. Ferguson, of Larga Bay. was a scholar at the institution in 1&-9, and Professcr Mc Cully in 1860. It is understood that this morning His Honor the Chief Justice will recommend the Government to appoint Mr. George Coutts Ligertwood, B.A., LL.B., as his associate, in succession to Mjr. W. L. Stuart, and that the new officer will begin his duties at the Supreme Court on Monday. The ap pointment has been occasioned by Mjr. Stuart's acceptance of the position of soli citor to the Lands Titles Office. Mr.' Ligert wood, who was admitted to the Bar in_ De- cember last, has had a distinguished scho lastic career. He was bom in 18S8, and is a son of Mr. W. L. Ligertwood, of May lands. The Norwood State School was Iris first, and from 1902 to 1901 he attended the Pupil Teachers' School (now the Adelaide High School) in Grote street. There Mr. L'gertwood won an exhibition tenable for three years at the University of Adelaide. ]Ie took the degree of B.A. in 1908, and LLB. in KM. 'In 1908, 1909, and 1910 as a law student he won Stow prizes, thus en abling him to be awarded the Stow scholar ship. Another guecess was the gaining of the David Murray scholarship for interna tional law (1909-10). Mr. Ligertwood served his articles with Messrs, Anderson and Gordon. He is a committeeman of the University Law Debating Society, and last year won the ?'rize for best debater. The Chief Justice, when congratulating the new practitioner on his admission to the Bar, remarked that Mr. Ligertwood's brilliant career as a law student at the University may have been equalled, but it had never been surpassed. According to the reports of the examiners, he has an original mind, and not a mind full merely of the manifes tations of knowledge. Mr. Fred Johns, author of 'Johns's Not able Australians,' writes:— 'Your corres pondent is wrong in stating that the Leader of the Parliamentary Labour Party in Wes tern Australia was born in the Bendigo drstriot of Victoria about 46 years ago. Mr. John Scaddan, who is about to take office as Premier of the Western State, was born at Moonta, Sotlth Australia, in 1870. That fact is printed .in 'Notable Australians,' and the authority for the statement is Mr. Scaddan himself. In re ply to on enquiry which I addressed to him last year he recorded in Tub own hand writing that he wiis bom in the Yorke's Peninsula mining town on August 4, 1876. Mr. Scaddan has been a member of tiic Western Australian Lerida'tive Assembly since June 1904, when he wa3 elected for Ivanhoe, for which he still sits, and he was chosen Leader of the Parfementary La bour Party on August 3, 1910, upon the retirement of Mr. T. H. Bath.' At the first, meeting of the directors of Graves, Hill, & Co., Limited, on Wednes day, Mr. Charles Willcox was unanimously deeted Chairman. , Mr. Frank Huxham, general manager for Kynock, Limited, who haa been in Aus tralia for the past 18 months in connection with the business of his firm, sailed for Eng land by the Orontes on Friday. Dr. Karl Kranm,. FJLG.S., of the Soudan United Mission, will arrive in Adelaide by the Melbourne express this morning, ana will preach to-morrow morning in Cbyton Church, Kensington. This will .afford many visiting delegates to the Christian En deavour convention an opportunity to hear the renowned explorer and missionary. Mr. $.. L. Emmell died at Yorketown on October 5, at the age of 68 years. He was born in Hanover, Germany,- and landed in Sooth Australia when he was nine years old. The deceased went to Yorketown with his parents in 1871, and was one of the old est residents there. Dr. J. A. Bonnin did not complete the journey from Sydney to Adelaide on Thurs day. He left the train at TailemBend to visit his old home at Nalpa, and expects to return to llindmarsh. on Mqnday night. Miss Eleanor Stafford Millar, a member of the Faculty of the Moody Bible Insti tute, Chicago, and lecturer in connection with the Youns Women's Association, ar rived in Addaide on Thursday. She has also been one of the preachers in the Chap-, man and Alexander mission in America, and is said to be an eloquent and powerful speaker. Miss Milkr is a native of Ade laide, and is on a visit to her friends. Prior to coins to America nine years ago she was known as Sister_ Eleanor, of tie Melbourne Methodist Mission. On Sunday night she will preach in Manghan Church. Franklin street, and will sail for America on Mon day, Mr. John W. B. Mackay, who died at his residence, West Adelaide, on Wednes

day, was ior a quarter of a century a well-known member of the Police Force. He served as a water, constable at Port Adelaide until he was transferred to Ade laide about fcwto years ago. He was a pen sioner of the United States Navy. Mr. H. Norman Rae, a well-known York shire wool trader, ia a passenger, with hia wife and family, by the incoming mail steamer Orsova. Mr. Rae was a Parliamen tary candidate for the Ripon division of Yorkshire in the elections last December in the Liberal interest. Though defeated, be substantially reduced the Conservative majority in the division. He is accompanied on the voyaye to Australia by Mr. Theodore Taylor, another English wool buyer, who has lone had representatives at the Aus tralasian sides:

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