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MR. J. H. DONALD, of Blackpool Transport Department, has been elected vice-chairman of the industrial group of Blackpool Accident prevention Council.
MR. ALBERT B. HAYES, superintendent of the Rochdale Road depot tal the transport department of Bury Corporation since 1904, is to retire. He is 67 years old and joaned the undertaking in 1903.
MR. R. HUGH ROBERTS, who has completed 25 years as chairman of Fisher and Ludlow, Ltd., has retired from the Board of the company. MAJOR E. ..BEDDIalarON BEHRENS, MC., Ph.D., has been appointed chairman. '
MR, F. CHALLIS, head of F. Challis, Ltd., the Stretford (Lancashire) concern of motor engineers, has been elected president of the Stretford Rotary Club. He is a former chairMan of the East Lancashire and Cheshire region of the Institute of the Maar Trade.
Mn. D. RicHARDsON who, at the time of the recent amalgamation of Associations, was chairman of Associated Road Operators and of the Standing Joint Committee of Road Hauliers' National Organizations, haa been elected a vice-president of the National Road Transport Federation.
MR. H. S. Anams has recently been appointed to the position of publicity manager of Guy Motors, Ltd., Fallings Park, Wolverhampton. He succeeds Mr. Mills, who has occupied that position for some years, and who is leaving t he company to take up an appointment elsewhere by mutual arrangement.
ACTING CHIEF MOTOR MECHANIC VINCENT J. W. Houma,Royal Navy, formerly in the employ of 13lythe and Berwick (1928), Ltd,, the Bradford
concern of road-transport contractors, for which his father has been a representative for 23 years, has been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. The award is for gallantry, coolness and determination in a motor torpedo-beat action.
Mn. G. ELAND, audit officer of the London Passenger Transport Board, has retired, as has MR. H. C. DAVIT, treasurer to the Board. MR. H. E. Osnonx, statistical officer, has been appointed to the position of audit officer, and MR. F, H. SERATLING„ acting statistical officer, becomes treasurer.
MR. RAYMOND BiRcn.,
has• been elected chairman 'of A. Tinipson and Sons, Ltd., the London coach-operating concern, in succession to the late Colonel H. I. Robinson, whilst MR. ALFRED BAYNTON, 0.B.E., general manager of East Kent Car Co., Ltd., has been appointed a director of „ the Timpson concern.
MR. E. R. L. 'FiTZPAYNE, B,Sc„ M.I.E.E., M.I.A.E„ general manager of the transport department of Glasgow Corporation, has been elected president of the Scottish Road Passenger Transport Association for the ensuing year, the vice-president being MR. J. C. +WORD, general manager of the Western S.M.T. Co., Ltd., Kilmarnock.
SIR FuEnElucx HAblot-ey PAGE, C.B.E., is to be president of the Institute ,„of Transport for the year commencing' October 1 next. He was elected a vice-president in 1932 and served until 1035, during which period he was a member of the membership and examinations committee. Vicepresidents elected for the same period are: MESSRS, L. W. GuPIVELL, C. M. HoFTE, F. RAyNER, C,B.E.,
T.D., and T. W. Rovr,E, C.V.O. M. B. E