Our Perth correspondent, telegraphing on Thursday, said that Lord Burnham, leader of the Empire Pro* Delegation, bad left that morning for Toodyay, Nor
tham, and York, and proposed to return tbe same night. Messrs. Higginbottom and Woodhead were filling engagements in I Perth, where the party would remain tQl Sunday, on which day they would leave for New lorcia. Lord Burnham, Mrs. Infield, and Messrs. , Higginbottom and t Woodhead would leave by the mail stea mer Comorin on Monday. Lord Burn ham proposed to spend two weeks in Cey lon, bat tbe other members mentioned would continue their journey to England. Our London correspondent cabled on Thursday:— Field Marshal Viscount Al lenby and Lady Allenby, who will shortly visit Australia, will embark on the Mooltan at Marseilles on November 27 ior Co lombo. They will leave that port for Australia by the Mongolia on December 26, and are due to arrive at Fremantle on January 5; at Adelaide on January 9; Melbourne, on January 11; and Sydney, on January 14.- Thenee they will travel to New Zealand by the Ulimaroa, leaving Australia on January 22, and reaching Auckland on January 26. Lord and Lady Allenby wiH embark oa the Aorangi for America on Feburary 10. The Australian Press Association baa been informed that the foregoing dates are liable to alteration, in the event of noforseen circumstances arising. Professor F. WoodJones, of the Ade laide University, who will leave shortly for Europe, has-been appointed an hono rary commissioner by tbe Government to enquire into sad report upon the methods of conducting faunal reserves and the marketing of their products in Great Britain and Earope. .
Dr. R- F. Mattera has been appointed a. surgeon in the night dime department at tbe Adelaide Hospital, in place of Dr. Rischbkth. ' In the Executive Council, on Thursday, Messrs. T. E. Day (Surveyor-General), h. A. Wells, and J. A. Fraser were re appointed members of the Pastoral Board. Mr. J. H. MeNamara. was appointed to act during the absence of Mr. Fraser on other duties. Messrs. L. A. Wells (Chair man), J. A- Fraeer, and G. F. Hallett were reappointed members of the Land Board. Mr. J. H. MeNamara was again appointed to act during the absence of Mr. Fraser. The appointment of Messrs. G. D. Shaw and A. J. Farquhar u analysts under the Fertilisers Act has been gazetted. The Revs. J. R. Digance, of Glegelg Congregational), and F. T. ? Morgan Payler, of North Adelaide (Church of England), have been enrolled as officiating ministers under the Marriage Act. The late Mr. J. H. Aldridge (telegraphs our Broken Hill correspondent), whose death was reported in the Adelaide press to-day, was one of the early residents here, and the first licencee of the Grand Hotel. The fumes from the smelters led him to move outside the city, and be built a house between the aerodrome and Thorn- dale, where he established a farm called after him. He was always fond of horses and used to race ponies at unregistered meetings. He left here to take over the Gresham Hotel, Adelaide. His brother, Mr. Ted Aldridge, was the licencee of the Duke of Cornwall Hotel here for many years; and Mr. Harry Aldridge, a son, is interested in the Westward Downs Sta- tion property north of Broken Hill. At a meeting of the Medical oBard on Thursday, the following were registered as legally qualified medical practitioners of South Australia:— E. W. Kivett, M.B. (8ydney, 1920), ChJtf. (Sydney, 1921); W. J. R. Mabin, MJ., B£. (Melbourne, -W25); and. J: E. DnrnvM-B., B,8. (MeJ fcourrie;-' 1924) ^The additional quaBficat:on of FJI.C.S., Edin. (1925), was added to tbe name of Dr. A. T. B. Jones. Mr. Aubrey T. Sherwood, Collector ol Customs at Perth (Western Australia) since 1885, who joined tbe service in 1883 as a junior at Fremantie, bas left the service on reaching the retiring age.
Mr. Frank Heath, secretary of the De partment of Scientific Industrial Research, London, who will tour Australia at the request of the Commonwealth Govern ment for the purpose of Imperial co-ope, ration in scientific and industrial research work, will arrive at Fremantle on Decem ber 2. Mr. Heath will remain in Western Australia for a week. . Messrs. A. Kemp (Melbourne) aad J. Wall (Sydney), who came to Adelaide tj participate in the builders and contrac tors' bowling carnival, left by the express on Thursday afternoon to meet .'the British bowlers on their return from Tas mania. Messrs. W. L. Baillieu (director of the Broken Hill North Mine and Chairm-ia of directors of the Associated Smelters, Port Pirie), C. Fraser (director of the Broken Hill South Mine, and managing director of Associated Smelters), H. Shep pard (director of tbe Electrolytic Zinc Company), R. Teulon (director of tho Amalgamated Zinc Company), and S. Weir (general manager of the Broken Hill North Mine), who have been to Broken Hill and Port Pirie on a tour of inspec tion, left on their return to Melbourne by the express on Thursday afternoon. Mr. Walter W. Garner, C.B.E., of Perth, who is visiting Adelaide, is the resident partner in Western Australia of F. H. Faulding & Co., Limited, whole sale druggists. Son of. the Rev. W. B. Garner, Baptist minister, he was born in London, and educated in Victoria. For three terms he was President of tbe Perth Chamber of Commerce. During the war Itr. Garner was Deputy-Chairman of the State War Council and Chairman of the Sute Repatriation Board, and for bis services in thege capacities he was awarded the OBJE. Mr. Philip Lewis, an outback evange list, will return to Sooth Australia by tbe Baradine from London on Tuesday (writes a correspondent). For 28 years, Mr. Lewis has been carrying on his work of preach ing to Bettlers in the back blocks of Aus tralia, without regular financial support. His work is of an undenominational char acter, and he has covered 150,000 miles, of which distance be has walked 60,000 miles. Mr. Lewis went to London to attend a conference of converted Jews, known as the Hebrew Christian Conference, which was held at the Wilson Memorial Hall, London in September. In England and Scotland be delivered IS addresses. About 40 delegates (Jewish converts) were at the conference. He will be met on arrival at Outer Harbour by Pastor W. C. Brooker (of the Church of Christ, Queenstown), who is arranging engagements for a fort night in South Australia. The British Australian of October 1 says:— Miss Mary Charlick, a grand daughter of the late Henry Charlick, of Adelaide, has just returned from Geneva, where she attended the meetings of the League of Nations Assembly (international university section) as one of tbe nine undergraduates representing tbe univer sities of Great Britain. She bad the dis tinction of being the youngest delegate. She takes up her studies again at Univer sity College, Southampton, in October, being in . her last year for the B.Sc. (Lond.). . .