The Premier has received a cable mes sage from the Colonial Secretary, notify ing him that the new Governor of South Australia (Major-Gen. Sir George Bridges) would leave England towards the end of October, and arrive in Adelaide early in December.
The Chief Secretary (Hon. J. G. liicel, the Chairman of the Wheat Harvest Board (Mr. G. J. Smith), and Mt. U. A. Farquhar, of the Marine .Board, are at present on a visit to Port Pirie, Port Au nista, and other outports. Enquiries aie being made into Wheat Board and marine matters. The Chief Secretary inspected the Gladstone Gaol (Inebriate Retreat) on Thursday, and expressed himself as highly pleased with the cleanliness and conduct of the institution generally.
At the meeting of shareholders of Vivian Lewis, Limited, held on Tuesday, Mr. W. Hartley James was appointed managing director, in lieu of Mr. H. B. Crosby, M.P., who has -resigned. Mr. James left by the express on Friday for the eastern States on the company's business. Our Lahore correspondent confirms the announcement that Sir William Marris, who was appointed Governor of Assam *n 1921, has been made Governor of the Uni ted Provinces. The retiring Governor (Sir Spencer Butler) will replace Sir Regi nald Cradock as G overnor of Burma. TheBf two men, according to the 1921 census, will govern about 58,500,000 ?people, and ad minister 338,000 square miles of territory.
The Melbourne train brought to Ade laide on Friday morning Major-Gen. Sir William Glasgow!,- who might be called honorary commander of the 4th Division of the A.IJF. He is also represen tative in the Senate for Queensland. Ade laide has the 48th and 50th battalions of infantry in the division, and it ia tbe mission of the general to inspect them. The general is a big man in stature and in disposition. Be is a Queens lander. He has had a distinguished war record, and along with Sir Harry Chauvel and Sir C. B. White must be regarded as one of the foremost soldiers 'the north-eastern State has pro duced. Born at Antiqua, on the Mary River, Ihe left Maryborough Grammar School to eater an office as a mining secre tary. Later on he was a junior olerk in the' Queensland National Bank. In 1887, when a trooper in the Queensland Mounted Infantry, he was selected to go to London to take part -in the Queen Victoria Dia mond Jubilee celebrations. Two years later (he sailed for Soutlh Africa, where he fought for 15 months, and won the D.S.O. He also gained the Queen's
Medal with five bars. When the European war began Gen. Glasgow went as second m command of the 2nd Light Horse, with the rank of major. He was given command of an infantry battalion on Gallipoli, and in Egypt got a .brigade and became brigadier-general. In 1918 he was promo ted to the command of the 1st Australian Division in France. Sir William was knighted during the war, (being made a K.CJJ. in 1919, and was mentioned in des patches. His prior honours (had been ihoee of C.M.G., and C.B., and ihe like wise holds the French Cross of War. (with palms),- the dietmctiop -of the Legion of. Honour, and the French Officers' Cross.
?Line lairer were cuuieneu mkuj *««. »?«* brilliance of his exploits at ViDers Breton neux, which saved Amiens from the Ger mans on April 25, 1918. On Friday n-ight Gen. Glasgow met the officers of the 4th Division. This morning he will in inspect the officers of the 43rd Battalion. In the afternoon he will see tihe troops on parade, and will afeo be present at ? the Wattle Day planting. The General will not go to Port Pir- or Broken Hill. He and Lady Glasgow will .be the guests of an
old friend (Capt. KudallJ, at uawier, ou Sunday. He will leave Adelaide on Mon day afternoon. Archbishop Mannix will arrive In Ade laide by the express on Wednesday morn ing next, en route for Broken Hill. T-iia will be Ma first official visit to Adelaide^ the .two previous occasions wheri he paased through here on his arrival as coad jutor to the late Archbishop Carr, £Dd when he attended the obsequies of the late ArcWbiflbop O'Reily, being of a private na ture. Dr. Mannix will remain in Ade laide for one dav only, and he will return
to Melbourne via the Rivenna. Ddi-;ng l-is short stay he wHl be the guest of the Roman Catholic iAxchbishop- of Adelaide (Dr. E-pence), and they will on Thurs day morning leave for Peterborough, -where they will be welcomed by Bishop Norton, who will afterwards no on. to Broken Hill. On arrival iu Ade laide Dr. Mannix will he met and wel comed by the Archbishop and leading ciergv and citizens, and a guard of honour will be formed by members of the Roaian Cathcfiic societies. In the evening the Archbishop will be tendered a welcome :n the Exhibition Building, and he and i)t. Spenoe will deliver addresses. In the course of their annual report, issued on Friday, the directors of the S.A. Farmers' Co-operative Union recorded with regret the death of Mr. W. Miller, -wbo had been a member of .the hoard .for over 29 vears, and chairman for the last 10 years, and also the death, earlier ,in the year, of Mr. G. Stone, who served on the board for 16* years. The directors pfoieed on record their high appreciation of the magnificent work accomplished-, and the services Tendered to the shareholders by these two ex-directors.
Our Sydney correspondent telegraphed on Friday: — Mr. James Lang Campbell to day exchanged the ifull-bottomed wig of King's Counsel and the silk gown for the judicial robes of a Judge of the Supreme Oourt of New South Waues. The Ch:e Justice (Sir William Cullen) administered to the new Judcje the oath of office in the Banco Court, in the presence of a great and unprecedented assemblage of members of both branches of the legal profession. His Honor was congratulated by the At torney-General (Mr. Bavin) in behalf of the Bar, and by Messrs. Consett and Ste phen for the solicitors. Dr. Morence Hill, from the University of California (our Sydney correspondent telegraphed on Friday) arrived in Sydney to-day by the steamer Maunganui. She waa associated with Dr. Roberts in re search work an California, and wiH pro ceed to the Adelaide University to engage \n dhemicil research with Dr. Roberta, who is already -hew. ;
By the death of Mr. Charles Holder, of Cooramook in the Warrnambool district, a resident of Victoria for more than 80 years has been removed. The deceased had reached the advanced age of 92 years. He sailed from Bristol, England, in 1811, in the Wardshipton, and arrived in Mel- bourne after a passage of four months and three days, accompanied by his father, mother, brother, and sister. There were about 300 passengers, and 24 deaths oc- curred on the voyage. Three of Mr. Holder's sisters died; all of them were children under five years of age. Upon landing at Hobson's Bay Mr. Holder, then a boy of 10 or 11, was engaged in herding and miking cows. Milk and butter were sold round about Melbourne, and there was not a yard of metal laid in the capital at that time. In 1844 Mr. Holder was em- ployed by the late Mr. Edward Wilson on a station at Western Port. Subsequently he worked with the late Mr. T. H. Power and the Rev. James Clow, and then went to Caramut, in the western district, on a station belonging to the Hon. William Ross. Towards the end of 1851 Mr. Holder started for the Bendigo diggings with the first rush. There he met with indifferent success, and again took up station work at Grassmere, near to Casterton, for the late Mr. Carmichael, where he remained for 10 years. He selected land at Cooramook in the early sixties, and resided there until the time of his death. Deceased's Sister, Mrs. Cliff , is living at Warrnambool, where she has resided for the greater part of her long life.
A cornMpoiMknt write*.— ; At a large meeting of members and congregation ot Ch'e Gkn Osmond Baptist Church, a reso lution was unanimously carried expressing the great confidence placed an the R«v. B. t ' E. Tuck, who ie pastor of the church. Jtn ^k offering support to him, the congregation^ asked that he should withdraw bia remg- m nation, which he had tendered a few weeks H previously. With deep regret «t leaving ? the church and district, Mr. Tuck, however, H declined to comply with the request. H| IBagot's Executor and Trustee Company, H Limited, is applying for probate of the will H of the late Mr. John Whallin, of Henley H Beach, who died on June 27. Tbe gross M value of the estate haB been sworn not W to exceed £16,000. . , _ , |
Application has been roaae ,d.v jwaer s « Trustee and Executive Co., 'Limited, for let- 1 ters of administration of the citate of tne late Mr. Irwin Wilfred Brown, formerly of Eurelia. The «rtate is sworn not to ex-1 cet-d in value, £2,500. 'Mr. George W. MadDonald, the news of whose death has been cabled from London, was tbe second eon of the late Mr. John MacDonald, who for many yeaTS waa head master of the Coloraine State School. Mr. George W. MacDonald had a distinguished career at 'the Melbourne University, where he specialized in chemistry under ProfeB sor Or me Masson, and took tihe d«gr«e of Master of Science. He was aJso awarded a science research acbolarahip, and 'proceeded to London, where he continued hu» «ijaidjeB under Professor Ramsay, at th« University College, London, and subsequently went to Germany in search of further knowledge. Mr. MacDonald turned his attention 'to the rtudy of explosives, and in the course of his work in the laboratory met withi an accident with the chemicals, and the sight of an eye was destroyed, and the other injured. Hia capacity for original 'work resulted in 'the his appointment as head of research to the firm of Ourtw and Harvey Limited, the welUcnown manuiac turere of explosives. His wide reputation as one of the foremoet authpritien .in ex plosives led to requests ior this eervrowi in many marts of Europe. The bumnaW in terests of his firm 'took Mr. MacDonald «fo the United States and to Canada. In con nection with the buildinfl of the great As
eouan dam on the Xto ne accepted an im portant position, and ?pewt about a year in Egypt. During tbe Great War Mr. MacDonald laboured day and night at the task of keeping up tbe supply of mgh «x plosivefl, and other munitions. . He wa» a member of the Board of Advisers to the Ministry of Munitions, and his expert knowledge nf methods of manufacture wM in no small way responsible for tihe (huge increase in the output of munitiona. ? For services thus rendered. Mr. M*dDonald re ceived at tihe hands of the Bang . the O.B.E. decoration. By -the end of the war his ihealth was seriously impaired, and ihia sight completely Rone. A series of pain ful openatione resulted in i»rtial restora tion, but the strain had undermined' bis constitution and he died on !hn 52nd birth dav. Mr. MaaDonald was the author of a book entitled 'Historical Papers on Modern Explosives,' and he waa a frequent contributor to the scientific journals of tine dav. He has left a widow (nee Miss Calendar, of Dartford, Kent. England), but t3iere is no family. Hia brother^ are Capt. J. R. MacDonald, and Major Nor man MacDonald, well-known pastoralwto in tihe Casterton district of Victoria. On Thursday evening at the R.8.A. clubroome, Austral Gardens, a farewell smoke social T*as 'tendered to Mr. G. G. Swann (by the menvbers of the Motor Transport A.I.F. Club. Mr. Swannjs a foundation member of the Motor Trans port Club. He was a commibteeraan X«r 12 montihs, and has held the office of. Vice president for two years, and since 7to an ception ihe has been a ikeen and active member. Mr. Swann will leave early .this month for Queensland on business connec ?tetd with Che firm of Gillingfham, Swann, and Co., and will be absent for two years or more. TEe President (Mr. J. Kean) occupied the chair, and tfhere-wa* a good attendance. 'Our jruest' was proposed by Mr. W. J. Burchell, who referred to the good work Mr. Swann had done for the club since ite inception. The President of the R.S. and S.I. League (Lieut.-Ool. But ler, D.S.O.) supported. He said the loss of Mr. Swann would 'be felt not only (by his comrades of the motor 'transport,* but by tb; whole of the returned soldier move ment in Soutlh Australia. The other speakers were Messrs. H. R. Corpe (patron), J. R. Artihur, H. J. Watara, and J. C. Horwood, and the President. . Mr. Swann, in responding, eaid ihe felt it was part of this duty -as a returned soldier 4o support -the league and do all he possibly could to further its interests and. the in terests of the Battalion Club movement. The toasts honoured were:— 'Fallen com rades,' Mr. H. A. Wheatley; 'R.8. and S.I. League,' Mr. J. C. Howard; 'Motor Transport Club,' Mr. L. R. Stan-ton; 'Kindred cliibs' and 'Artists,' Mr. J. R. Arthur. Mt. W. J. Mierieah replied for the league, the President for the motor transport, Mr. J. H. Watson for kindred c)ubs, and Mr. E. Hirtles for the artists. The following contributed to ihe musical programme: — Messrs. R. Smith (pianist), G. 6. Swann (recitation), J. R. Arthur, N. J. Goble, E. Birtlea, F. Herring, and J. A. Steadman. Our Auckland correspondent' reported on Friday the decease of Mr. J. J. Holland (81), an ex-Mayor of Auckland, and an ex* member of Parliament; and of Cr. G. B. Smith, formerly of Footscray (V.), also at the age of |81 years.
THE LATE CAPT. CHICHESTER, Concerning whom biographical particulars appeared in The Register on Friday.
THE LATE CAPT. CHICHESTER, Concerning whom biographical particulars appeared in The Register on Friday.