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FOREIGN OFFICE LIST.

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FOREIGN OFFICE LIST. The Queen, on the recommendation of the Secre- :ary of State for Foreign Affairs, has approved the following appointments in the Order of St. Michael and St. George: To be G.C.M.G.: His Excellency Mustapha Fehmy Pasha, President of the Egyptian Counc.l of Ministers. To be K.C.M.G. Major E. P. Law, Her Majesty's Commissioner en the International Financial Com- mittee at Athens; Mr. A. Gollan, Her Majesty's Consul-Gfeneral at Havana; Mr. T. B. Cusack Smith, Her Majesty's Consul-General; at Valparaiso; Sur- geon Lietit.-Coloriel J. G. Rogers, C.M.G., Head of the Egyptian Sanitary Department. The two new peers are doubtless pretty widely known. Lord MuncAster is an Irish peer, and was formerly a member of the House, while Sir Arthur Haliburton, G.C.B., resently retired from the post of Permanent Under Secretary at the War Office. Of the new Privy Councillors, Sir George Taubman Goldie, K.C.M.G., is at the head of' the Royal Niger Company, and has rendered great service to the State in the Niger regions. It will be remembered that he took personal control of the recent punitive expedi- tion sent by the Company into those regions. Mr. J. A. Campbell is member for Glasgow and Aberdeen Universities. r Mr. J. W. Lowther, member for Penrith, is fami- liar as Chairman of Committees in the House 'of Commons. ".)fr. E. B. Wodehouse is the member for Bath., Of the Baronets Mr. T. A. deJa Rue is head of the well-known firm of De la Rue and Co., and is a great scientist. He makes a-speciality of stamp produc- tion, and it was his firm that produced the now fami- liar Hospital Fund stamps. Mr. R. Dundas is a Midlothian gentleman, and is known throughout the whole of Scotland in connec- tion with his county work. Mr. Rankin is M.P. for the Leominster Division of Hereford, Mr. Henry Tate's name is associated with the princely gift to the nation of the Tate Picture Gallery. Among the knights Mr. H. C. Fischer, C.M.G., is a retiring officer of the General Post Office, and is eminent for his services in the matter of telegraphy. Mr. J. Gunn, a Scotchman by birth, is a Cardiff mercliant, widely known and greatly respected in South Wales. Colonel W. A. Marshall is a prominent landed proprietor in Huntingdonshire. c Dr. Parry's claim to recognition will be admitted generally;'even outside the musical world, in which he itS so prominent a figure. Alderman Samuel is no stranger to the pnblic. It was the flrlD. of which he is 'the head that towed off the Victorious, which recently went aground in the Suez.' Mr. Swire Smith was; from 1881 to 1884 a Royal Commissioner on Technical Education, and was formerly known in close association with the Technical Education movement. He is;a Yorkshire- man.

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