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14 August 1934
Photo - 004
BYRD - Rear-Admiral
R.E. been rescued at his advance camp on Ross ice Barrier.
SCLANDERS - Mr A.R.
of Wellington, appointed director on NZ Board of Norwich Union Life
HOME - Brigadier-General
A.F. English Army officer is passenger on Akaroa on holiday to
Tribute - 005
COLLINS - Dr W.E.
CMG, MLC, of Wellington, died, was an
outstanding figure in the medical profession for last 50 years
tribute was made by Lord Bledisloe
speaking at the Rannerdale Home for
Returned Soldiers. ------ more
18 August 1934
Photo - 006
FOWLDS - Sir George,
of Auckland a former Minister for education has died.
LIST - Mr T.C.
of New Plymouth, acting-District Governor of Rotary ---
death occurred at Wellington yesterday.
Photo - 007
- Canterbury members of Fruit Growers Federation.
From left - Messrs H.Hassall;
C.E.Pope; F.W.Sisson, (Canterbury
(New Zealand President); A.Osborne
(general manager for NZ);
Photo - 008
LAWN - Mr G. of
Canterbury College, contributes an article today
Photo - 009
ODELL - Mr R.S. of
Wellington, has article on Arthur's Pass place names. in paper
21 August 1934
Photo - 010
COLEE - Mr W.C.
headmaster of Normal School been elected on Canterbury University
COLLINS - Mr
L.J. of Waimate, been appointed president of Canterbury and
Marlborough branch of NZ Institute of County Clerks.
Photo - 011
MONCK - Mr C. of
Redcliffs, been elected a life member of Christchurch Sailing
and Power-boat Club.
SELL - Rev.
H.G. vicar of Oxford, appointed to take charge of Shirley
Anglican Church succeeding Rev. J.R.Hervey.
Wednesday 22 August 1934
Fatalities - 012
WELLS - Mrs Lily, died Napier ---
von KEISENBERG - Graham, aged 9 son of Mr A.O.
von Keisenberg, died result of an accident
in Wellington today
KNAPP - William Alfred, died at Napier,
------ aged 67
PEIHOPA - Pute, at Pipiwai, Whangarei, aged
12 died -- a tree had fallen ----
Obituary - 013
BUCKANAN - Mrs Lillian, of Templeton, born Ross, West
Coast, 53 years ago, survived by husband, 3 daughters and 4
sons. ----- more ----
Wedding - 014
CALDER - WHYTE - at Christchurch, Gwendoline Lucy, dau.
of Mr and Mrs C, Whyte, to Alexander, son Mr
and Mrs J. Calder, Halkett, --- lots more
Obituary - 015
CLEEVE - Mrs Frances Jane, died at her home --
View Hill, Oxford, aged 83, dau. of Mr and
Mrs Samuel Orgen FISHER, born 20 March 1851 at Weston,
Somerset, age 17 came to NZ in the ship "Light
Brigade" arriving 26 August 1868 --- lived
with her brother at Southbrook,
on 12 January 1870 married
Thomas Cleeve at Rangiora -- hus. died January 1924 ---
leaves 6 sons, and 4 daughters, --- all named ----
funeral at Oxford Cemetery
----- lots more ----
Inquest - Napier - 016
FOX - Dudley William, aged 17 died 27 April
-- injuries received in a collision ---
Funeral write -up - 018
FOX - Mrs Mary Jane, wife of Senior - Sergeant John
Fox, to Bromley Cemetery --- more ---
Gift Parties - 019
PARSONAGE - Miss Flossie, to soon be married ---- more
HAYES - Elsie Blazey, whose marriage will
take place this month. -- more ---
For Sale -
HARPER - Charlotte, estate, house and
contents to be sold, 26 Dampier st, Woolston,
Obituary - 020
MACKLE- Mr Henry, of Timaru
Photo - 021
MORPETH - Mr K.C. of Wellington, ---
McINTYRE - Hon. W.H. re-elected chairman of Nelson
Photo wedding - 022
TAYLOR - ROBINSON - Miss Gladys May Taylor to Mr
G.R.Robinson --- took place yesterday
21st Birthday Party - 023
WAYLAND - Alice, members of the Girls'
Basketball Club held a social ------ lots of names ----
Greymouth - 023a
WOOLLEY - James, aged 45 a fireman on the
Kaimiro was found dead today.
Thursday 23 August 1934
Funeral write -up - 024
CRAWFORD - Mr J.M.B. --- for the Bromley
Cemetery, --- leading staff at school for
Deaf at Sumner for 39 years, and director for 8 years ----- lots
21st birthday Party - 025
MACKIE - Mabel, a surprise party visited the home of
Mr and Mrs A. Mackie, ---- lots of names
Photo - 026 - Centenary Air Race
McGREGOR - Squadron leader M.C. pilot instructor
WALKER - Mr H.C. club captain will represent
Manawatu Aero Club in Melbourne air race.
21st birthday party - 027
QUAID - Monica, at Marshland Hall
--- some names ---
Wedding write-up - 028
ROBINSON - TAYLOR - at Rangiora, Gladys May
dau. of Mr and Mrs Charles Taylor to George Ramshaw, son
of Mr and Mrs W.F.Robinson ----- lots more -----
Death - 029
SLATER - Mrs Agnes, died at her home ---
Wellington, in her 100th year. born Forfarshire,
Scotland, 1 January 1835, married Joseph Slater 20
NZ 5 years later with husband and 3 young children in
the "City of Dunedin" -----
Photo - 030 - Sunlight league meeting
Mrs J.Cracroft-Wilson, Mrs A.Grigg, Mrs
J.Grigg, Miss E.J.Watt, Miss M.Roberts,
Mr L.F. de Berry
(chairman) Dr D.E. Currie, Mr A. Leslie.
Obituary - 031
SWINBURN - Mr Benjamin B. of Nelson, born
Australia 53 years ago --- came to NZ in 1900 --- leaves
a widow and 1 son --- lots more ----
Photo & Obituary - 032 & 032a
WEBB - Mr John Richard, Lyttelton, a former mayor
and Councillor --- born in Kent arrived Lyttelton with
his parents Mr & Mrs Samuel Webb, when aged 15,
in the ship "Regina"
in 1859--- one of 11 children --- in 1870
married Miss Anna WHITBY, sister of late Captain
Whitby, she died 31 years ago
--- survived by 4 sons
and 1 daughter, another daughter died in 1928 a brother
Mr W.W.Webb died 2mths ago --- aged 93
Obituary - 033
WHITEHOUSE - Rev. Edwin, in his 88th year at
Wharekura, res. of his daughter Mr & Mrs H.L.Barker --
Ashburton, --- born Dipton, Staffordshire, England,
--- took charge of Patea church in 1884 ---
arrived Ashburton in 1902 --- retired at Napier
---- married Miss Elizabeth WILLIAMS of
who died 34 years ago --- leaves a family
of 4 --- all named.
Photo - 034
WILLCOX - Mr E.W. secretary to Christchurch Branch
Returned Soldiers Assoc. displays a new Union Jack
-- presented by Mr W. Ballantyne.
Inquest - 034a
WOOLLEY - James, aged 45, fireman, of
Greymouth, was drowned in the Grey River, ------
25 August 1934
photo - 035
DONALD - Mr H.P. of
Canterbury Agricultural College, contributes an article today.
BARROWCLOUGH - Mr
C.B. been elected president of Dunedin Chamber of
Commerce, succeeds Mr W.B.Brent.
SIMPSON - Mr A.E. of
Christchurch, been elected district vice-president of NZ Radio
McINTOSH - Mr
A.D. of Wellington, appointed secretary of NZ branch of
Institute of Pacific relations.
Pioneer's 91st Birthday - 036
DOWNIE - Mr
Charles, of Murchison, celebrated his 91st
Photo - 037
KILBY - F.D.
will lead the All Black team today in final test for Bledisloe Cup.
MOLLISON - Mrs J.A.
1st woman to fly from England to Australia, joined staff of an
airways company as a cross-Channel pilot
Photo - 038
ROSS - Dr A.W.
will captain the Australian team in today's match against NZ.
DONALDSON - Mr
D.V. of Christchurch re-elected chairman of executive
council of NZ Dental Assoc.
Funeral Write- Up - 039
WEBB - Mr J.
R. at Lyttelton, ----- lots of
names of those attended.
27 August 1934
Photo - 040
BASTINGS - Mr
Lyndon, of Dannevirke, engaged in seismological
investigations -- Wellington.
29 August 1934
Photo - 041
McMASTER - Rev.
L. minister of St Peter's Pres. Church, Woolston, for
last 8yrs will leave for Onehunga, Auckland
BLAKISTON - Mr
W.F. has died, -------- branch manager in
Wellington for --- Union Oil Company
Fatality - 042
MULLER - Basil
Henry, age 36 of Moore st, Ashburton, ----
killed at Chertsey ---- married with 4 children
Photo - 043 -
A Canterbury Pioneer.
WHITE - Mr Henry, has
died, aged 98, photographed with his youngest
grandchild, he arrived Lyttelton with his parents in
30 August 1934
Photo - 044
GREIG - Rev. A.
oldest Pres. minister in NZ celebrated his 96th birthday
MAY - Mr
Clement, well known Wellington elocutionist will leave
NZ on a visit to Hollywood.
PREEN - Mr J.W.
presided at 1st annual meeting of Dominion Federation of School
Committees Assoc. at Timaru.
SHIELD - Mr
E.O. of Wellington, awarded 1st Bishop
Hadfield theosophical scholarship, leave for England tomorrow.
Funeral Write - Up - 045
WHITE - Mr
Henry, died age 98 took place at Papanui
Churchyard -- arrived Lyttelton by ship Bangalore in 1851
fathers farm Lincoln for 25 years
----- lots of names of family ----
20 July 2012
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