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Press and New Zealand Referee - 8 July 1921
Photo - Late Mr Joseph
VANGIONI - of Akaroa - 063
Mr Joseph Vangioni, pioneer, died at his residence,
Akaroa, on 22
June aged 86 years he was born in Calomini, Central
Italy, and in
1855 went to America.
In 1861 his travels brought him to Australia and in the following
came to NZ. he was married at Akaroa in 1870 to
Brocklebank of London,
and they had 11 children. 8 of whom are living, namely Mr
Vangioni, Mr Thomas Vangioni, Mrs E.Le Lievre, Mrs
Mrs E.Kearney and Miss Vangioni.
Photo - DEMPSEY
Jack Dempsey, the world's heavy-weight boxing champion
the wash in an effort to get on the good side of motherly Mrs
who is responsible for the champion's weight, if cooking has
anything to do with it.
Collage of photos -
Inter-Island Football in Chch North v South - 065
played at Lancaster Park on Saturday 2 July won by the
North Island 28 to 13
1. D. McCormack
(North) the 2 captains,
2. Conolly, J.Steele, Cahot, Whyte, Ellis,
3. Steele (South)
4. South island Team
6. North island Team.
7. Steele, (South)
9. The Elmwood and Waltham schools lightweight team who provided
the curtain raiser.
Photo - South Island
Back row - J.Steele, J.Cabot,
J.Russell, S. Whyte, E.Richardson,
E.H.Ellis, C.McLean, H.Phillips,
Front row - A.Scott, G.Jeffs, W.
Duncan, D.McCormack (Captain) W.Ford,
Photo - North island
Back row - E.Hughes, E.A.Bellis,
A.H.West, A.L. McLean,
J.Jacobs, J.Brownlie - Masters,
Front row - G. Aitken, K.Svenson,
W.Kingston, B.Algar, E.Roberts (Captain)
Press - 2 September 1921
Photo - Anderson's Bay
Children's Home - 029
Commissioner Hodder, in declaring the Home open said the Home and
grounds (20 acres) --- has been designed by the Salvation Army
srchitetural department and built by Mr. H.Parker, of North-east
Photo - The Northern
School of Boxing - (Donovan Bros, Parnell)
Back row - V.Dignan, C.Purdy, H.May,
C.Blackburn, E.Burns, E.Pound, W.Morgan,
P.McCloskie, H.Hickey, G.Brown.
2nd row - E.Hackenhall, R.Keenan,
E.Gamble, J.Whittome, E.Smith,
J.Buckley, R.Meali, J.Fletcher, P.Dignan,
3rd row - R.Lewis, J.Keenan, H.Donovan,
E.Donovan, J.Graham, J.Pound (Hon sec)
Front row - E. Donovan, P.Donovan, J.Donovan.
New Zealand Amateur Boxing
Championships, held at Greymouth on 28, 29, 30 July 1921
Photo - Ashburton
Athletic Club Team - 031
Back row - J.C.Thompson (trainer) B.V.Cleary (NZ
heavy-weight champion) H.R. McElrea (delegate and club chairman)
Front row - T.Hooper (Light-weight) T.Armstrong
(feather) G.Terris (Bantam)
Northern Boxing Association
Representatives - photo - 032
Back row - H.Donovan (trainer) H.May (NZ Lightwieght
champion) B.Baker (Welter weight) Major B.P.Greenhough (manager)
Front row - M.Hatton (NZ Feather-weight champion)
D.Meale (NZ Middle-weight champion) C.Purdy (NZ
DWYER - photo - 033
Superintendant John Dwyer, who recently retired from the Police Force
after 43 years service.
Photo - Queen of St Mark's
School. QUINLAN - Wellington - 034
The crowning ceremong of Hilma Quinlan took place in the Town Hall on
20 August ----- taking part in the ceremony
were Joan, Margaret and
Freda Ballinger, Kenneth and Ronald Hodson,
Phyllis Martin, Dorothy Underwood,
Ina Small, Edna
Chote, Eileen Congreve,
Margaret McKenzie, Joan Fauvell,
Gwyn Stitchbury, Joyce
Rosenberg, Joyce Radford, May
Martin, Phil Rosie,
Charles Halkett ----
Photo of Citation -
presented to John Dwyer on his retirement - 035
Christchurch 8 August 1921 on his retirement from office of
Superintendant of the Canterbury police Division -----
a wonderful document.
Photo - POLKINGHORNE
Rita Polkinghorne age 9 Queen of the St Albans School
Carnival to raise funds for improvements to the school and
The crowning ceremony took place on 10 August and was repeated on
Collage of photos
Rugby - Canterbury v Wellington - - 037
Played at Athletic Park, Wellington on Saturday 13
August, won by Wellington 27 points to 11.
E.Cummings, C.R.Murray (Canterbury) Peterson
Siddels, D.Algar, Ryan (Captain) jackson,
Tunnington, King, J.Shearer, Hansen, Price,
Standen, Parker, Burson
Weekly Press - 30 December 1921
Photo - Wanganui
- World Sculling Champs to be held Thursday next 5 January
The race for the World's sculling champs the contestants a
with prominent supporters.
The champion Dick Arnst,
the challenger Darcy Hadfield.
Photo - HADFIELD and
his Committee - 094
J.R.Foster, J.F. Le Sueur,
G.Pearce, H.Oakley Browne,
J.W. Card, G.C.Glen,
J.Brittain (Hadfield's trainer) H.Fry, Darcy
C.G.Young, (hon sec) C.H.Rhimes,
N. Mckenzie Forbes,
Photo - HADFIELD - 095
poto of Darcy Hadfield.
Photo - ARNST
Photo of Dick Arnst.
Photos - 097
1st Women's International Athletic
meeting held at the Persham Stadium, Paris. Some
successful English competitors.
1. Miss Hatt (England) on left just beaten in
the hurdle race by Melle Rellac, winner of the 100yds
2. Miss Cast (England) winning the 500mtrs race
3. Miss Birchenough
Press & New Zealand Referee 18 November 1921
Collage of photos -
Canterbury A & P Show Nov 10 and 11th -
photos all of sheep - 089
1. Mr G.P.Johnston's (Gore) champion border leicester ram.
5. Mr A.W.Adams (Sheffield) champion romney marsh ram
7 Mr H.J.Andrew's (Maheno) champion southdown ram.
8 Mr H.J.Andrew's (Maheno) champion southdown ewe
9 Messrs L.W. and J.E.Storry's (Southbridge) champion
11 Mr B.Withell's (Ealing) champion Ryeland ram
12 Mr B.Withell's (Ealing) champion Ryeland ewe
15 Sir George Clifford's (Stonyhurst) champion halfbreed ram
16 Sir George Clifford's (Stonyhurst) champion
Collage of photos -
Canterbury A & P Show Nov 10 and 11th -
photos all of cattle - 090
1. Mr J.A.Scott's (Brookside) champion shorthorn bull
2. Mr Jno Nixon's (Killinchy) champion shorthand cow
3. Mr R.Peach's (Ashley) champion milking shorthorn cow
5. Mr L.R.Stoddart's (Willowby) champion fresian bull
7. Mr R.Maddren's (Winchester) champion jersey bull
8. Mr H.E.B.Watson's (Riccarton) champion jersey cow.
9. Messrs McDowell Bros (Wakanui) champion Ayreshire
11. Messrs Thompson and Co's (Dunedin) champion Clydesdale
12. Mr D.G.Wright's (Ashburton) Clydesdale mare.
Press & New Zealand Referee - 9 February
Collage of 21 Photos -
Wellington Trotting Club Hutt Park - Tuesday 24
January - 038
1. Mr T.M. Wilford M.P. and Mrs Russell
7. Mr R.A.Armstrong (chairman) and Mrs T.M.Wilford.
whip to Mr O.E. Hooper, driver of Locanda Dillon. winner of the
12. Mr T.M.Wilford, speaking at the presentation of the Gold Cup.
13. Messrs W.Armstrong (Greytown) and Peters
Collage of 20 photos -
Foxton Race Meeting - 039
Foxton the popular picnic race meeting of the Dominion.
3. Messrs J.M.Johnston (Palmeston North) E.P.Wilson
and I.H. Freeman (secretary
5. Messrs F.Spriggins, A.V.Brown, A.Way (secretary Marton
13. Messrs J.R.Whyte, (President) L.R. Freeman
(secretary) W.A.Jewell (steward)
17. Mr J.J.Corry (Blenheim) and Mr E.Short (Fielding)
Photo - Ponsonby Club
- runners-up for the Rink Championship - 040
F.Bishop (sub) A.Parsons (s) V.Casey, R.S.
Photo - Winners of Rink
Championship - 041
Taieri Club Winners of the Rink Championship
W.Allan, G.A.McKinnon, WM Carswell
Photos - Bowling
Championship - Dunedin - 042
The Dominion Bowling Championship Tournament held at
Dunedin 11 to 25 January 1922 .
J.M.Blackenbridge, jnr, and J.Blackenbridge sen. winners of
the doubles tournament.
J.Rigby (North-east Valley Club) winner and P.Carolin (St Kilda
runner up, the winner and runner-up in the singles championship.
C.Smith and P.Daubney, runners-up for the doubles
Press 19 March 1923
Photo - BASSETT -
Palmeston North - 049
Mr T.Bassett was born at sea on board the Duke of Roxburgh
1839-40 en route to New Zealand.
Press and New Zealand Referee - 29 March 1923
Photos - Waimate Racing
Club - 043
Waimate Racing Club's annual meeting held Thursday 15 March
on the Judge's stand - Messrs T.Twoomey (President)
J.O'Brien, J.Cooney, (timekeeper) A.Dickson.
Mr L.C.Hazlett's & horse, winner of the Waimate Cup.
Photo - ROGERS - 045
Mr Thomas Rogers (Palmeston North) born at Petone 29
Photo - 4
Generations - HAMILTON - 046
Mrs Hamilton, of Wanganui, her daughter, Mrs McHugh,
and great granddaughter, has been paying a visit to
absence of 65 years
Photo - SINCLAIR
Mrs Sinclair was born on board the brig Arab in 1841
when the vessel was on its way to New Zealand.
Photo - Mrs EDWARDS - 048
Mrs W.A.Edwards Vice -president of the Early Settlers and Historical
Association of Wellington.
Photo - EDWARDS
Mr W.A.Edwards, Hon Sec. of the Early Settlers and Historical
Association of Wellington.
Photo - Whangarei Trotting
Club's meeting 15 March at Auckland - 051
Mr A.J.Murdoch M.P. presenting medal to A.Bryce, driver ----- Mr
L.J.Brake, president on right.
Mr Murdoch presenting wristlet watch to Mr A.C.McArdle,
owner ------ winner of Marsden handicap.
Press and New Zealand Referee 14 June 1923
Collage of photos - 108
Christchurch Competitions Society's Annual Musical and Elocutionary
competitions held Christchurch May 7 - 26th, some 1st prize
1. Miss S.I.Aitken, recitation, humerous recitation,
oratorical display, shakespearean recitation.
2. Miss Edna Firth, piano solo (Begg Scholarship)
3. Miss Marguerite Minson piano solo under 13.
4. Miss Alice Greenlees, recitation girls under 12
5. Miss Thelma Thomson song for girls under 12
6. Miss Dorothy Manhire, song in character under
16. song under 14.
7. Misses Edna Penney and Bessie Pollard, piano duet.
8. Miss Marjorie Alexander, piano solo under 10
9. Miss Winnifred Stott, piano solo reading at sight,
10. Miss Nanna Newey, recitation in character under 9.
11 Miss Freda Moir, violin solo, under 12
12 Miss Anna Audibert, song in character
13 Miss Madge Hardie song for girls under 16
14 Mr S.A.Bell Irish song, Scottish song,
Baritone solo, sacred solo. vocal scholarship, mens
15 Mr Bert Goodland, recitation with
accompaniment under 16 humerous recitation under 16
16. Mr John Voss, recitation, oratoriacal display.
17 Miss Mavis Halliday, recitation girls under 18
18 Mr T.G.Rogers, Tenor solo, operatic solo,
Press and New Zealand Referee - 26 July 1923
Photo - Maori Football
Team - 052
The Maori representative Football team which recently visited
Australia and is now touring New Zealand.
Back row - R.Tuko, M.Roberts, W.McGregor,
J.Walker, R.Amohanga, R.Akuira,
Third row - R. Wehipeihann, R.George,
J.Bailey, J.Bannister, Revd P.Matene,
R.Broughton, H. Kingi
Second row - S.Gemmell, W.Barclay, (vice-capt)
W.T.Parata (manager) H.Jacobs, (capt) P.Taiapa,
Front row - T.bevan, T.Peina, (Kiwi mascot) J.R.Bell,
Photos - Motor Fatality
- COOK - Christchurch - 053 & 054
14 July Mr J.E.Doherty a retired farmer living in Christchurch was the
driver of one car, an Overland with passengers Messrs Samuel James
Cook and David cairns. Mr H.E.Wright, an inspector for the
Motor Co. was the driver of the other 2 seater Ford. -----
------ Cook died instantly ---- Samuel james Cook
aged 38 was a farm
labourer living with his parents at 35 Hagley St, Lower
The other man Davis Cairns of 112 Peterborough st received injuries to
his head and body.
Photo - COOK -
Mr Samuel James Cook pictured in uniform (killed)
Photo - CAIRNS - 056
Mr David Cairns ( received injuries to the head and body)
- Boxing Championships - 1st round MURRAY
Light-weight boxing championships, Wellington Town Hall
July, Les Murray (Invercargill) defeated Clarrie
(Auckland) the referee stopped the bout in the 14th
Photo - Boxing Championships - 2nd round
- BLACKBURN - 059
Photo - Boxing Championships - 6th round MURRAY
Photo - Boxing Championships - Les Murray
- winner - 061
Photo - BLACKBURN -
Clarrie Blackburn, boxing championship loser
Press & New Zealand Referee 17 January 1924
Photo - Auckland Cricket
Team - 104
The Auckland Cricket team who won the Plunket Shield match
against canterbury by 10 wickets.
Back row. - J.Watts (Hon treasurer Auckland cricket assoc)
H.Gillespie, A.Irving, C.C.Dacre, A. Anthony,
Front row - Mr Henry Brett (Patron) H.E.Burton,
C.Alcott, M.C.Sneddon (Captain) H.Wilson,
Photo - Picnic J.C.
Williamson Ltd at Waiheke Island - 105
The annual picnic of J.C.Williamson Lts at Surfdale,
Waiheke island, Auckland, the Manager (Mr John FARRELL) and the members of
the "Kissing Time" Company.
Collage of 12 photos -
Christchurch Bowling Tournament. - 106
New Zealand Bowling Championship Tournament at Christchurch
1. D.Hutcheson (Caledonian)
2. J.B. Jack (St John's )
3. Dr J.C.Pairman (Christchurch) and J.Brackenbridge (Newtown)
4. A. Kinvig (Linwood)
5. H.Mann (Green Island) J. Wooller (Remuera) and
7. P.Edwards (Greymouth)
8 J. Wooller (Remeura)
9 J.Angus (Canterbury)
10 C. Ingram (Wellington)
11 S.Sinclair (Lyttelton)
12 M.A.Pattrick (New Brighton)
Press 10 October 1928
Photo - GRRENFIELD
A reproduction of the 1st photograph to be brought by aeroplane from
Australia to New Zealand. The photo is of Peter Greenfield aged
half months son of Mr C.P.Greenfield of the Eastern Cable
Cremorne, Sydney. Squadron-leader Kingsford Smith took the
the grandparents Mr and Mrs F.E.Greenfield of Heathfield Ave,
Photo - A Young
Violinist - McCONACHY - Timaru boy in New York
- Mr Arthur Hartmann - 148
Miss Amy Nevill-Smith (Mus.Assoc.Melb. Univ) a well-known teacher
singing and violin at Timaru has recently sent her talented
pupil, Mr Rees McConachy, to one of the greatest violinists to
continue his studies with Mr Arthur Hartmann the eminent violinist of
New York ---- more ----
Violinist - photo -
Mr Rees McConachy.
Marriages - 151
GIBSON - REID, whose
marriage takes place next week ----- lots of names
Collage of 11 photos -
Timaru to Christchurch Cycle contest. - 152
1. & 2. B.W.Arnst winner of the big road race last Saturday
4. B.S.McCann, New Plymouth -- fastest time ----
5. A.E.Porter, a veteran rider aged 40 passing
through Geraldine ---- has started the race 7 times.
6. M.Fass, Christchurch, 2nd man home
Collage of 14 photos -
Christchurch Boys' High School Annual Sports meeting - 153
1. C.F.Ell, who won the mile walk -----
2. C.Rweedie, winner of 120yds hurdles under 15 ----
3. J.McDonald, winner 120 yds open.
4. M.G.Ir win, winner of 200yds handicap open.
9. G.Lightband, winner of 440yds handicap open
10. M.Hunter, winner of high jump.
11. G.M.Martin, winner of 100yds championship
200yrds, 2nd in 440yrs senior cup with 24 points.
12. A.V.Chappell, winner of 440yrds.
14. M.Hunter jumping.
Wellington Competitions for
children - photo - 154
1. Dawson Douglas, Christchurch, 1st boys'
song, 1st boys' reading sight.
2. Kathleen read, Christchurch, 1st humerous recitation, under
1st song in character, 1st musical monologue, 1st action
1st junior test recitation, 1st
girls' song and 1st girls'
3. Audrey Oates, Palmeston North, 1st humerous recitation.
4. Ewart Douglas, Christchurch, 1st boys' song.
5. Connie Flamank, Timaru, 1st vocal solo, 1st vocal
solo, NZ composer, 1st vocal solo, with accompanment.
6. irene Wilson and Shirley perrin, 1st duet in character
7. Claire Dulien and Miss nelson, Christchurch, 1st vocal
8. Hilda Crysall, wahganui 1st sacred solo 1st
Scottish song, 1st Operatic solo.
9. Marjory Alexander, Christchurch, 1st piano
solo, 1st piano solo, open, 1st piano
10. Belle Renaut, Christchurch, 1st Irish song, 1st
Contralto solo, 1st vocal solo, 1st Schubert
11. Mary Lennie, Wellington, 1st piano solo.
Photo - Opening of
the Bowling and Croquet season at Linwood Club, Christchurch
photo 2 - Miss Gwendoline Williams, who threw up the 1st
jack and declared the season open.
photo 4 - Mrs Williams sends up the 1st bowl for the Linwood
photo 5 - a group of prominent officials -
Mr J.R.Brunt, (one of the original founders of the club) Mr
A.J.Benzie, (past president of the Dominion assoc) Mr F.Williams
(president of the Linwood club) Mr J.Colville (president of the
Christchurch centre) Mr W. McKinley (Vice -president of the
Auntie Betty's Merry Mates
- photos - 155a
1. Curly (Lois Giles)
2. Norma Talmadge (Kini Taylor)
3. Shamrock (Joan Davis)
4. clematis (Alice Wills)
Obituary - CUNNINGHAM
The death took place at Strathearn, Brookside, Canterbury
of Mr John Cunningham, a well-known canterbury farmer and stock breeder
at age 60. he was the oldest son of late Mr John Cunningham, a
settler in the Brookside district. ----- after Lincoln
accompanied his father and brother on an extended tour of Great Britain
and the USA. he commenced farming on his own account in 1897 ---
chairman of the Ellesmere County Council since 1914
Obituary - FRIEDLANDER
The death was announced last week From Auckland of Mr Hugo
Friedlander, aged 79. he came out with several
brothers and was
first associated in business with the late Mr Julius Mendelson, of
Temuka. Late he and his brothers founded the firm of Friedlander
at Ashburton ------ was Mayor of the Borough,
of the Ashburton County Council, chairman of the Lyttelton
Board ------ many years ago he was severely injured
by a fall of
grain sacks in a store ------ He moved to Auckland some years ago
account of failing health.
Obituary - GARROW -
Mr Robert Garrow, who died suddenly at Oamaru last week had been a
resident there for 53 years. he was first appointed a sclerk to
New Zealand and Australian Land Company on the Ardgowan estate.
---- was for some years in Dunedin
----and then purchased a farm
on Ardgowan when subdivided -------
Obituary - McPHEE
Mr Malcolm McPhee, who lived in the Balfour district, Southland
about 47 years, died last week. he worked on his father's
age 21 when he joined his brother Dugald. They
ploughing on the Glenure estate for several years -- later went
cropping on the Waimea Plains. the estate was
cut up for
settlement when both acquired a section of their own.
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