Personal Gossip

“Martindale Hall,” near Mintaro (S.A.), residence of Mr. W. T. Mortlock, M.P., was built for Mr. Bowman about 20 years ago at a cost of £30,000. The contractor, Mr. R. Huckson, also rebuilt the Adelaide T.R. and put in the foundations of the new Gov. offices Victoria-square. Was Mr. Huckson too who, 40 years ago, built the Melbourne Treasury. When last heard of he was living in Tas.