H« Excellency the Governor (Sr Archi bald Weig»U) win bold . IevM at Govern ment House on Tuesday, April 18, at noon. Those having the private entree will be re-^ odved by His Excellency at 1LW aoa. At' 12 o'clock Hie Excellency will inspect tbe guard, and afterward -will present letters patent of knighthood to Sir Sidney Kid man, the insignia of the O.B.E. to Mrs. Crawford Vaughan, and the VJ-. medal to the Ven. Archdeacon Samwell and ihe Rev, O. W. Kendrew. followed by presen tation of tbe warrant of His Majesty the Kjoccranting permission to Mr. Herbert W. Phillipjjs to wear the decoration of Officer of the Order of tbe Crown, con ferred upon him by His Majesty the King of the Belrians. The General Service and Victory Medals wiB also be presented to . Miss 0. Hiles and Miss E. C\ Hall both V-AD.'s. A general leree will then com mence, beginning with the 'Right Hon. the Lord Mayor. Ma members of the Adelaide Gitgr Council, followed by the Council of tip University of Adelaide. At the ter dmation of the levee the South African Soldiers' Association wfll present to His Excellency a gold badge of membership of that association. His Excellency the Go vernor has issued an invitation to the Corps of Veterans and a representative body of 8tete School children to be present - on the occasion. His Excellency the Governor (Sir Archi bald Weigall) presided at Executive Coun cil on Wednesday morning. In tbe even ing Lady Duncan, Professor Mitchell and Mus Mitchell, Commander Fowler and * Mrs. Fowler, and Professor Strong were tbe gnesta of His Excellency ana Lady Weigall to dinner. Lady Weigall visited the Salvation Army Women's llostel on (Wednesday morning, and presided at a Red Cross meetingat Government House in the afternoon. The Mayor (Mr. W. E. ' . Dennis) and OouncH of Hindmarah presen-, ted to Lady Weigall at Government Bouse on Wednesday afternoon a Set of photo- ,, graphs of the Hindmarsh playground aad other interesting .features of that town. His Excellency has again been asked to be come Patron of the Royal Agrieohural Society. The Governor-m-Gouncii on Wednesday appointed the following to be members of the Flora and Fauna. Board of South -Aus- ? traiia:— Mr. J. C. Marshall (nominated by tbe Minister). Professor T. G. B. Oeborn (representing the University), and Dr. B. H. PuUdne (nominated by tbe Royal Society of South, Australia). For the third year in succession Mr. J. Wallace Sandford has been elected Presi dent of the Royal Agricultural -9odetv. At 1b* annual 'meeting of that body on Wednesday, Mr. R. H. Crawford referred to the masterful way in wnieh Mr. Sstnd ford had fulfilled the presidential duties. ' He had frequently shown his businessUks ? eMSty in handlta* important matters, aad it would lie greatly in tbe intaresta of the society if be continued in ome* another year. Mr. John Hill said Mr. Sand/ord was ihe con of a worthy father, who had served the society splendidly for many years. The son had done yeoman service
MR. J. WALLACE .SANDFORD, Pietident of tbe Royal Agricultural Society.
MR. J. WALLACE .SANDFORD, Pietident of tbe Royal Agricultural Society.
in scouring the best possible treatment .. . from the Government in connection with tbe new showgrounds, and the extension of their tenancy for 12 years at the Otd Exhibition Grounds. The Commissioner of Crown Lands (Hon. G. R. Laffer) said they were fortunate to have a- man with such gifted business capacity at their bead. Mr. .Wallaoe Sandford had entered the society at the most critical period of its history. Tbe war had intervened, and up set arrangements with regard to the new abowground, but the President had brougnt his ability to bear in a most helpful way. Mr. Bandford had impressed hia personality upon the Government to stoch an extent that when (hey desired a oapabl* bu*iiM*s man on the board of the Adelaide Hospital their choice had fallen upon him. (Applause.) The Pre sident, in reply, said much of* tbe success attained wa» due to the sectional commit tees. Accompanied by Mrs. Sandford. Mr. Wallace Sandford wfll leave to-day for a tour of the East. Those present at the meeting wished Him 'bon voyage.' Tbe Acting Premier (Hon. J. G. Bice), who had beer, to Melbourne to attend a meeting of tbe Australian Wheat Board, returned on Wednesday nMrntag. Hs stated that the South African flour claim bad been considered, and a satisfactory settlement reached, Tne Hon. W. G. Duncan, M.L.C., aad Mr. C. H. Angas have been re-elected Viea Presidente of the Royal Agricultural Society. Tbe Rev. Edgar and Mrs. Arnold, of the Virginia Methodist Circuit were given' a fareVeH social in the Aasjo Vale Cburen on Friday evening. Speeches were made by Messrs. N. J. Pedenok. N. Rowland, S. J. Johns, V. Baker, and T. Buriord. A presentation of a nrsllet containing bank notes was made to tbe departing guests. After two yean in the Vinginia Circuit, Mr. Arnold has been transferred to Peter borough. Mr. Herbert O. Oswald, a prominent stockman, died at Port Augusta on Friday last after a brief filness, at the age of 51 years. Deceased was well known in the nor'-'west, where he spent most of the past 25 years. He was considered an expert stockman, and was manager successively at Arcooaa, Bob Bob, The Pines, and Roxby Downs Stations. During the con struction period of the East-West Railway be was employed as a ganger and a camel boss. He was tbe third son of the late Mr. E. P. G. Oswald, of Port Lincoln, and left a widow and a large family. The residents of the Dry Creek district subscribed for a gold flvatAi and chain, which were presented to a boy named Allen, Baffcrty on Tuesday evening. The gift was in recognition of the lads bravery in saving a nfe at Dry Greek. Tho presen tation was made by Mr. W, Ashworth (secretary of the Amateur 8wunminz As sociation). m_ Mr. J. B. Pitcher. TJ.OA.. icft on Wednesday for Hobart to attend th* con ference of the Commonwealth Institute of Accountants. ,„».»... Mwrs. Roy L. Sims and H. T. J. Ed war,!* wflj leave to-day as the South Aus traiiuii delegates to attend the conference of the National r-en^^ta»ociatiOB, to be held in Sydney during Easter week. The Hon. W. B. Rpuneeyell and Mr. ?Jn'in Hanrey. of Salisbury, have been eleo -.1 honorary lUe members of ihe Royal Agricultural Society, to which both have ; i-idcred inestimable service. Mr. Rounae veil was President in 1911 aad 1913, and Mr. Harvey is a son of one of the founders Mr. E. T. Sheaf, Joint Common-wealta and States Trade Commissioner, wHl visit Adelaide in the course of a few days. He -will stay at the South Australian Hotr1. Mr. Sheaf invites producers, manufacturers and others Interested in the export trade to call off bun to discuss the details of his mission to the Orient, end to indicate the direction in which they consider the com mission can be of service to them. The commissioner's abilitv to serve the expor ters oi South Australia will be determined largely by the manner and extent of the information relating to their goods', methods, and aims, with which they fur nish him. Mr. F. B. McBryde (Deputy Master of the Supreme Court), has been appointed to tne office of Public Trustee and Cura tor of Convicts' Estates during the tempo rary absence on leave of Mr, William Wnsm. who holds those offices, ; ;^i- . ??-? Dr (I. A. WyDie has been appointe&An honorarv commissioner to enquire into' and report upon the 6pahlinger treatment or tuberrulosis disease*. He wfll leaf* .* for Kng.aud with His Excellency tbe.HaihV vcrnor. ... Mess™. J. I'hiliip*, of Iron Knob, and P. L. Rogers, of Corkburn. have beau added to the list of namea of jottfo* tf . the peace* „