Christchurch Star  -    February  1919   -   Snippets  -

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Saturday  1 February  1919
Funeral  -  38
MORRISON - the funeral of Mrs Morrison  mother of Mrs Thacker,  took place at Okain's Bay yesterday.  -----  list of names of those who gave wreaths ----

Wedding  -  WARNOCK - ARMITAGE -  39
on Monday 23 December 1918 at ---  Auckland, Miss Ella May Warnock,  of Richmond Ave,  to  Mr Leonard John Armitage,  son of Mr and Mrs J.Armitage,  Christchurch ---   Miss Hetty Warnock  was a bridesmaid,  Mr E.Ashby,  best man.

Death  -  WINTER -  40
Madame Winter,  death occured on Monday last  at age 91 years. ---  took a very prominent part in musical circles ----- Madame Winter came to Christchurch nearly 50 years ago and before that was for many years in the musical profession in Auckland.  She is survived by her husband,  Mr T.H.Winter  ---     an operatic tenor,  has reached 100 years of age   Madame Cope-Dowsing,  of Wellington  and Mrs Alfred Evans,  of Christchurch  are both daughters -----

Photo -  51
a photo of the plane  that crashed.

Fatality  -  HILL - 52
a sad fatality,  wing collapses on new plane,  crowd watches in horror as Mr Hill crash lands ----  the biplane was in matchwood and the aviator was dead ----  Mr Hills body was conveyed to his res. at Sockburn Aerodrome  where an inquest will be held this evening  -----   a very long column. including a photo of Mr Hill.

Photo -  53
HILL -The Late Mr C.M.Hill.

Fatality  -  Taumarunui -  54
TYLER -  Ernest Tyler,  known as Jack Jones, was found dead today on the railway line ----   

Monday 3 February  1919
Inquest  -  HILL -  56 & 57
an inquest on the body of Mr C.M.Hill who met his death at Riccarton on saturday ----br,  assistant instructor in flying to the Canterbury Aviation Company  gave evidence ---- Mr Hill was the chief instructor  ----  Henry Francis Wigram,  chairman of the Aviation Co.  -----   a very long column ----

Wairoa - Accident - MORAN -  58
A carter named T.Moran, a well-known old identity ---was engaged in twisting chains on a load of timber, when they swung back striking Moran so severely he was removed to the hospital in a serious condition.   

Obituary - CHAMBERS - 59
Death of Mrs Ellen Chambers, relict of Mr John Chambers,   took place at Leeston on wed. night,  the Ellesmere district has lost one of its pioneers.  she was born in Armagh, County Down, in 1840, came out with her husband in 47 years ago in the vessel Woodlark  ---  leaves a family of 5.  Mr James Chambers of Fendalton,  Mr W. Chambers of West Melton,  Mrs Cook, of Oaonui, North island,  Mrs E.A.Fisher,  of Leeston,  Miss A.Chambers of Leeston.  funeral took place on Saturday  -----

Wedding -  GILES - ROBINSON   - 60
at Timaru,  Miss Eleanor Giles, eldest dau of Mr and Mrs Giles, Otiritiri,   to Frank Robinson, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Gladstone Robinson, Oakwood ---  2 little bridesmaids Miss Margaret Giles and Miss Kathleen Robinson ----   ----- lots  more ---

Tuesday 4 February  1919
Wellington  - Inquest  -  DEVEREAUX  -  64
Death under anaesthetic ----    a boy aged 9 years and 11 mths  Adolphus Robert Devereaux  ------  more ----

Maintenance orders -   65
TRITT -  arrears  -----   order was cancelled  -----
EGAN -   Eliza,  against George Egan ---     separation granted ----
FORSYTH -  Frederick Walter --- arrears  to support his mother  -----
WILSON -  Robert --  default of payment ----
LEITH -  Evenden --  arrears  in support of son in Presbyterian Home  -----
MEERS  -  William Frederick v  Amy Meers  -----   cancellation of order
SARGISON -  Mary Ann --- applied for separtion and maintenance against James Henry Sargison  --- marr. Knox Church, Dunedin  ---  lots  more  ------

Wedding  -  McGIBBON - REDPATH - 66
Mr W.S. McGibbon,  son of Mr and Mrs W.S.McGibbon,  Chester st,   to  Miss May Redpath,  dau. of Mr and Mrs J.A.Redpath,  Papanui  ---   Miss Dorothy McGibbon,  chief bridesmaid --  2 small  girls  Miss Rana Redpath and Miss Rena Russell,   nieces of the bride,  Mr G. Pottinger,  was best man  -----more ---

Marriage  -  67
Sister Dora, RRC formerly  ass. Matron of Chch Hosp.  served in Egypt and Mesopotamia,  last month marr. Major Prior DSO ---- will settle in India.--

Interred  -  Mr C.M.HILL -  70 & 71
the funeral of Mr C.M.Hill,  instructor-in-chief to the Canterbury Aviation Company,  took place yesterday afternoon at the Riccarton Churchyard. -----  a very long column,  lots of names.

Wednesday 5 February  1919
Maintenance cases -  73
MORCANE -  Frank,  ordered to pay -----
BULLOCK -  Emily  against her hus.  Henry Arthur T.Bullock,   ----  decision reserved.
KEMP - Edith Eugene,  against her hus. John Cleary kemp,  for maintenance,  separation and guardianship,  dau. Olive Jessie Kemp  gave evidence.

Wedding -  74
BRUCE - CALDWELL  -  Today at St John's Church,  Latimer Square,   Mr Harry Bruce of Opawa  and Mrs Caldwell,  Fendalton.

Wedding - 75
SEAWARD - McALLUM - in London on 17 January of Captain C.F.Seaward to Miss Jessie M'Allum ----  was on nursing staff at Christchurch Hospital.

Wedding -    GOULD - MARRYAT - 76
at St Mary's. Bedfont, Middlesex,  on 12 October 1918,  Miss Doris Isabel Gould,  elder dau of Mr and Mrs Nat Gould, of Newhaven,  Bedfont  to  Sergeant Marryat of the Australian Imperial Forces ----  father well-known novelist  Mr Nat Gould  ---bridegroom  eldest son of Mr and Mrs Marryat,  St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia.  is a great nephew of Captain Marryat   -----   more  ----

Thursday 6 February  1919
Wedding  -  78
HAGGER - MEDDINGS - W.H.Hagger, Conciliation Commissioner  to Laura Mary (Poppy) dau of Mrs G.Meddings, Christchurch,  bride given away by Mr Robert Ashworth, her brother-in-law.

Wedding  -  79
MAZEY - FLETCHER -   yesterday,  Stanley, son of Mrs Mazey, Linwood  to Melba , dau  of Mr and Mrs F.Fletcher,  bridesmaids were Miss  Mazey  and Miss Katie Cassidy  ----    lots more  -----

Friday 7 February  1919
Obituary  -  Dunedin  -  REID -  81
Mr Donald Reid, sen.  was one of Otago's earliest settlers ---  represented  Taieri in the House of Representatives  from 1866  to 1878.  He was born on 16 July, 1833  at Newton Farm,  Perthshire, ----     sailed from London for NZ  in October 1848  in the ship Mary,  arrived in Port Chalmers on 14 August 1849 ---  he was twice married ----    a very long column  ----  lots  more ----

Accidents & Fatalities  - 82
COLVILLE -   Mrs Olive, inquest today,  widow of Rev A.H.Colville,  who disappeared  from the vessel Oxfordshire at anchor,  taking her hus body to England                         for burial.
SOUTHWOOD  -   William, married, a tramway employee,  lost his balance and fell on his head - ---  fractured his skull
TYLER -  Ernest,  inquest at Taumarunui,  alias Jack Jones  body found on railway line ----  accidently killed

Saturday 8 February  1919
Obituary -  CHAPMAN -  83
on 3 Feb at her res. Prebbleton,  an old and highly respected colonist Mrs Chapman,  who arrived here 65 years ago in the ship Grassmere.  resided in Prebbleton  for past 30 years. ----  leaves a grown up family of 5 daughters  and 4 sons  also 69 grandchildren,  and 60 great grandchildren.  she was 81 years of age  and was interred in the Sydenham Cemetery  last Tuesday.

Maintenance  - Auckland -   85
NEWTON - Patrick Francis ----not married, admitted he was married at Glebe, Sydney in Feb 1901  nd his wife is still alive, his real name is Francis J.W.Bullivant.

Monday 10 February 1919
Wedding  -  MARTIN-STANDEN - 88
at Masterton on Friday  Mr James Douglas Barry, son of Mr James B.Martin  to  Miss Doris Amelia, dau of Mr Edward James Standen, Christchurch,   Miss Alice Martin,  sister of the bridegroom  was bridesmaid,  and Mr E.G.Murray, of Masterton was best man ----    more  ------

Marriage  -  88a
KNUBLEY - a number of teas have been given in Timaru for Miss Lily Knubley,  who will marry this week  ------  more ---

Funeral  -  PATERSON - 89
Mrs Annie Paterson, who died at her dau's res. Timaru,  took place on Friday at Addington Cemetery,  was in her 79th year  widow of Mr James Paterson, who was for many years foreman at the Canterbury Foundry.  She was born in Ayshire,  came to NZ in 1865  in the Eastern Empire,  has 3 sons and 5 daughters,  28  grandchildren  and 3 great grandchildren.

Tuesday  11 February  1919
Maintenance cases  -  93
MATHIAS - Vincent William --  proceeded against his wife Pauline Mathias,  cancellation of a maintenance order  was refused
SMITH - Arthur John,  proceeded against  by his wife Elizabeth Smith   for arrears ---
MASON - Henrietta,  proceeded against  her husband Arthur James Mason,  for arrears ----
JENKINS - Thomas,  -------

Fatalities -  94
JOHNSON - William,  aged 36, a married man with 2 children  fell from a tree at Karamea,  and died last night from concussion of the brain.
BURNIE - Ellen,  a widow,  lived with her married dau -- was found in the Heathcote River  ---an inquest will be held this afternoon.

Obituary  -  WATKINS - 95
Mrs Fanny Watkins, widow of Mr Edwin Watkins,  for many years principal of the Normal School ------   loss of her hus in 1912  ----  son Mr C.Watkins,  and younger dau. Mrs H.Ewart Hill, Gisborne,  other dau. Mrs St George Atkinson,   ------

Wednesday 12 February 1919
Wedding -  ROBERTSON  - FIELD - 97
Yesterday afternoon at ---  Mr John Robertson of Wellington to  Miss Dorothy Field, Kaituna. ----- bridesmaids Miss Lucy Glen and Miss Audrey Saunders  ------    Mr Sellars,  Wellington was best man. -----   lots more ----

Memorial Service -  CHAMBERS - 101
a largely attended memorial service was held in the Leeston Methodist Church on Sunday evening in memory of the late Mrs Ellen Chambers.  connected with the church for 47 years -----  more  -------

A Young Girl's Lapse -  101a
FLUERTY - Evelyn May, a well dressed  ---- was charged  --- of her mother Agnes Fluerty,  ---accused's mother stated her dua. roamed the streets at night,  -- out of con trol ----  accused sister said they had lived together in a house in Victoria st --- committed to the Salvation Army Home for 12mths.

Thursday 13 February  1919
Wedding -  WEBB - TREADWELL - 102
in London on 1 Feb. Miss Irene, dau of Mr and Mrs J.C.Webb,  Wellington  to  Captain C.A.L.Treadwell, NZEF son of Mr and Mrs C.H.Treadwell, Lower Hutt

Australia  -  TOBIN -  103
The sudden death of Marquis of Conyngham ---places the coronet of Marchioness on  an Australian girl,  Miss Bessie Tobin,  of Melbourne,  granddaughter of Andy Tobin,  a Victorian squatter ----  her father Willie Tobin, filled a gap several times in an Australian Eleven  visisting England.  Bessie herself married the heir to the Conyngham title and estates  and now she has arrived.

Accidents & Fatalities  -  104
HUBBARD - H.  riding a horse along Russley rd,  horse shied and hit a post ----  rider had injuries to his shoulder  was admitted to hospital.
ORCHARD - Philip, is missing believed drowned  from a boat at Whakatane Heads ------
WILLSTEED - William, an elderly man res with his dau. dropped dead at 18 North Avon rd,  --- an inquest will be held this evening.

Obituary  -  MENZIES - 105
John Henry Menzies, of Menzie's Bay, Banks Peninsula,  in his 80th year.  was born in Cheshire ----- came to NZ age 22  in the Motueka, landing at Southland -----  liberally contributed to the stone church at Little Akaloa,he designed the bulding  and did the carving for the interior,  for the font and the desk.  he leaves 3 married sons,  2 married daughters,  and 2 unmarried daughters,  Mrs Menzies died about 10 years ago.  the body will be taken to Lyttelton this morning and the funeral will take place at Menzie's Bay Cemetery at 3pm.

Friday 14 February  1919
Death Roll  -  Methodist Ministers   -  107
The conference will open in Christchurch on 27 February will contain the names of the following ministers -
Revs  J.S. Rishworth,    R.Taylor,    C.H.Garland,    G.H.Mann,    A.Allen,    A.R.Gordon.
Rev.J.B.Suckling  died recently in Fiji ------

Obituary - Hokitika - 108
HARROP -  death occurred last night of Arthur N.Harrop,  chief draughstman of the Land and Survey dept at Hokitika  died at a bowling tournament  ----aged 49

Cambridge -  Fatality  -  109
HANKINS -  Kenneth, a returned soldier was found dead this morning on his farm at Te Miro Soldiers settlement  of a gunshot wound.

Maintenance -  110
GREEN -  Martha,  proceeded against Herbert Green  for maintenance and  guardianship ----
CURRIE -  Albert,  was proceeded against by Kathleen Maddren in a maintenance order -----

Wedding  -  MACKENZIE - MACDONALD -  111 -
on 14 December 1918,  Miss Helen Mackenzie,  dau of the High Commissioner for New Zealand,  was married to Captain A.V.Macdonald, MC  of the Queen's own,  son of Mr J.S.Macdonald  of Clonroche, County Wexford.  This is the 3rd wedding this year for the High Commissioner ,  the younger dau. Mary  became Mrs S.Howard Ellis  in June  and in July  their 4th son Hector,  New Zealand Medical Corps  married Miss Gly Nicholls,  of Bideford   -----  lots more -----

Saturday 15 February 1919
Accident  -  122
WILLIAMS - Stanley,  lives at Opawa and parents live at Lyttelton, ----- had an accident on his motor-bicycle, ---- right leg broken.

Obituary  -  HALLIWELL -  123
at Lyttelton Street on Wednesday  J.H.Halliwell,  one of Spreydon's oldest residents ----- and a man of sterling character  who in his day did splendid work for various charitable and philanthropic movements.  In the old volunteer fire brigade days he was one of the good old stand-bys  who year in and year out , freely gave their service for the good of their fellow citziens ------

Monday 17 February  1919
Fatalities -  126
CATANACH - James, a ret. farmer aged 76,  died from injuries by capsizing of a motor-car on 10 Feb at Auckland.
MATHIESON -     Robert,  of Granity,  went fishing,  has not been seen since -----  parties are searching  the beach

Wedding  -  127
BRODRICK - KNUBLEY - on Wed last --Timaru,  Lily, 3rd dau of Mr M.J.Knubley   to  Paul, son of Mr and Mrs J.Brodrick, Wellington ----   lots more ----

Wedding  -  128
- at Masterton on 7 Feb. James Douglas Barry, son of James B. Martin, of Wellington to Doris Amelia, dau of Edward James Standen,                                 Christchurch  ---  more ---

Obituary  -  SMAIL -  129
The death occurred last evening of Mr Thomas Ingram Smail,  who for many years  connected with social reform in movements in Christchurch.  Staff-Captain Barnes,  of the Salvation Army Prison Gate Home,  who has been associated with his work  ----  worked with him for the past 7 years ----  lots more  -----

Tuesday 18 February 1919
Maintenance cases -  130
ANDREWS - Ann,  proceeded against her hus Edwin Andrews, wanted increase in order ---  case dismissed
HARBORT - Maggie,  proceeded against her hus   for maintenance, separation and guardianship orders. ---   were granted.
GRANT - Constance,  proceeded against her hus Leonard Grant,    for maintenance, separation and guardianship orders -  granted

Accident  -  131
SHAND - C.  employed at Anderson's Ltd,  had the top of his middle finger taken off this morning -- caught in a centrifugal pump -----

Departure -  132
FRASER -  dau of Sir William Fraser, who is going to England on the Makura  and
MILES  - Hilda,   of Wellington who will  visit Vancouver  also on the Makura

Fatalities -  133
SCRIMSHAW - George, at Matapuna,   on Sunday, was riding a horse which stumbled ---died this morning -- leaves a wife and child at Wellington
ANDREWS - James,  aged 60, married, an engine-driver of Levin was killed on a farm near Bulls on Sunday ----   
NICHOLLS - Percy, aged 13 son of Jesse Nicholls of Milton, was drowned ----     
BUCHANAN - John,  aged 76  was found dead outside his hut at Hawea Flat,  on Sat. ----

Wednesday 19 February  1919
Fatality -  135
KENNEWELL -  John,  aged 30, married man, employed by Tekinga sawmill, Greymouth  was killed this morning,  limb of a tree fell on him

Tramway Inquiry - 136
OWERS -  continuation of January accident of Conductor W.D.Owers resumed this morning -----  lots more  ----

Wedding  -  138
FERGUSON - BROWN - at Glentunnel, Mary Elizabeth, 6th dau of Thomas Brown,  Coalgate  to Fergus Ferguson,  of Brookside  -----  lots more  ----

Wedding  -  139
PRATT - STAPLETON -   today, Frederick Haynes Pratt, a returned Anzac to Ella,  dau of Mr and Mrs T.Stapleton --   -----  cousin Chrissie Watkins,
                            niece Kathleen Biggs -----

Wedding - 140
JOHNSTON - HARDY -Lieutenant-Colonel, the Hon. Nigel Gaythorne-Hardy, has gained the DSO   married Doris Johnston, dau of late Sir Charles Johnston,                             ------  more ----

Thursday 20 February 1919
Fatal Fire - Auckland Hotel -  142
A fatal fire occurred in the city tonight when the top storey of the Thames Hotel was completely destroyed,  the 2nd storey was partly burned,   an elderly man was found suffocated in one room,  a returned soldier and hi wife Mr and Mrs P.N. Jones,  suffered minor burns,  2 others,  Mr and Mrs J.C.Jerrard, of Rangiuri?  escaped by fire escape ---  more ----

Auckland - Fatal Fire  - McGINN - 143
The victim of the fire was William McGinn,  aged 63, a native of Ireland, he came to Auckland this week from Taihape,  P.N.Jones,  a returned soldier, of Stratford,  was badly burned on one foot,  Mrs P.N.Jones sustained a burn on her chest, chin and right arm and is suffering from shock. ------- a long column -----

Inquiry Resumed  -  OWERS - 145
The inquiry into the cause of death of Conductor W.D.Owers  continued at the Courthouse today ------ Motorman Tillyshort, continued his evidence -----  next witness Motorman Tibbs ----   lots more ----

Obituary  -  BUXTON - 145
Mr S.Buxton,  died at Allenton on Monday evening, was born in Lincolnshire, and was within a few days of his 87th birthday.  He arrived in NZ in 1865 and firstly settled at Springston, later at West melton.  44 years ago he went south to Rangitata Island -----   31 years ago he bought the Clifton sheep station, where he remained for 12 years   ret. to Ashburton  -------    his wife predeceased him about 4 and half years ago,  leaves a family of 4 sons and 3 daughters  the funeral took place at Ashburton Cemetery yesterday.

New Zealand Nurses -  147
The names of New Zealand nurses who left yesterday under the Public Health Dept. to assist in nursing epidemic patients in Australia are as follows -
G.Gill:   A.Hayward:   G.Gardner:  V.Montgomery:  F.Howatson:  W.Hyams:  I.Gunn:  H.O'Connor:   (Mrs) E.Eccles;  J.Burbush:  E.Pollard:  S.Polden;  (Mrs) M.Tattle;  H.Petersen;    K.Noble Campbell;  H.Macgregor;  E.Rendall;  E.McIntosh;  A. Knowles; F.McDonald:   L.Boardman;  A.Ireson-Jones;  H.Hall;  J.Hogg;  C.Colley.

Friday 21 February  1919
Tramway Fatality  resumed -  OWERS - 150
witness  Motorman Cyril Charles Walker,  -----  evidence by motorman John Wilson, -----  Robert Wallace  then called -----  proceeding  ----

Obituary  -   EVISON - 152
An old and respected resident of the West Coast passed away in Wellington this week,  Mrs Evison,  wife of the late Dr J.W.Evison,  of Kumara.  practised in the goldfields for nearly 20 years,  died 12 years ago,  leaves a grownup family of Mr John Evison (Government Agent at Nuie island)  Charles (Rakaia),  Edward (Wellington)  Harry (Hastings)  Misses Rose and Marie, (Wellington)  Mrs G.Reid (Glenorchy)  she was in her 68th year.

Wedding  -  153
CRICHTON - LITTLE - at Wellington, Miss Rita Madge Crichton, of Palmeston North   to  Mr Henry Alexander Little,  H.M.Consul,  Amoy, China.  ---------

Departures  -  156
SHIRTCLIFFE - Mr and Mrs George  and Miss Jean Shirtcliffe (Wellington) intend leaving for England by the Niagara
JOUGHIN - Miss Edna,  (Timaru)  --- leave for Wellington en route to England where she will marry  Dr Borrie----

Undefended Divorce Case  -  CLARK -  157
Charles Andrew Kerr Clark, sought a dissolution of marraige  with Florence Clark,  Frank Dixon  of Christchurch was named co-respondent  ------
lots more  --- a long column  ------

Saturday 22 February 1919
Wedding  -  MUNN - RILEY -   158
on 4 Smallbridge (England)   Miss C.M.Riley, dau of Mr and Mrs J.W.Riley, Hurstead  to Sergeant Stanley D. Munn, son of Mr and Mrs W.Munn, Oxford, New Zealand,  Miss Nellie and Cissie Riley,  sisters of the bride  acted as bridesmaids -------   Gunner A.P.Riley  was best man

Monday 24 February 1919
Kaiapoi  -  Death  -  SHAW -  168
James Edward Shaw,  aged 64, married,  employed as night watchman  at the Kaiapoi Wollen Mills, was found  dead at 6-45am today  by a member of the engine room staff ------

Obituary  -  Hon A.L.D.FRASER   M.L.C.  -  169
The Hon Alfred Levavasour Durell Fraser  died early this morning  after an illness   ----  aged 57   a well known resident of Hawkes Bay  ---  1st elected for Napier in 1899 in the house until 1908  ---   recently called to the Upper House ---    more ----

Accidents -  170
METZ  -  Peter, fell 14ft from the gangway while boarding the Ruahine at Wellington ----   fractured ribs and shock ----
LATIMOR   - Mr R., farm manager was drowned at Otara,  Invercargill on Sunday ----  leaves a widow and 4 children
RAWLEY  -   Frank,  a farmer,  aged 19   -----  was drowned at Drury  Creek ----  Auckland ----

Meeting of Creditors -  171
MOSS -   Reginald  Moss  and Frances Maud Moss  ---  meeting lapses,  non appearance of creitors ---  a lot more  ------

Runaway Girls  -  FLUERTY,   YOUNG -  172
The Salvation Army Rescue Home,  which offers shelter ----   yesterday 2 girls named Evelyn Fluerty  and Alice Young,  who were recently committed to the Home,  ran away ----   lots more  ------

Infants death  -  173
A young woman was admitted to the Hospital yesterday morning seriously ill ---   dead body of a fully developed female infant  --- inquest to be held.

Tuesday 25 February  1919
Fatal accident  -  McCREDIE  -  175
A motor car accident at Gisborne  -- Colonel McCredie being killed ------ returning to his station at Mahia -----  (Mr A.J.McCredie, of Bristol st,  district railway engineer in Christchurch ---  is a son of  the late Colonel McCredie)

Little Akaloa  -  Obituary   - PREBBLE -  176
Mrs Prebble,  wife of Edward Prebble, jnr.  late of Prebbleton,  was born in Lyttelton 58 years ago was youngest dau. of late Mr John Collier, a pioneer who arrived at Lyttelton  before the famous 4 ships.  -------

Wedding  -  Wellington  -  177
MANSFIELD - HOPE - Miss Kathleen Hilda, dau of Mr F.W.Mansfield, Wellington  to Private Harold Barker S. son of Mrs Hope,  Deep Bay, French Pass

Departure  -  178
HARLEY -  Miss P.L. (christchurch) has left NZ  by the Ruahine on route to England.  and
DEANS - Mrs,  left by the same steamer.

Wednesday  26 February  1919
Obituary -  FLEMING -  180
Mr Robert Fleming, who died on at his res. Lowland Leas,  Burnside,  on Sunday, and was buried at Rangiora Pres. Cemetery yesterday,  was a well-known farmer ----  he was the 3rd son of late Mr R.Fleming, farmer,  of Sefton and Rangiora,  came to NZ from Lanarkshire, Scotland  with his parents in 1875.   His father came out with pedigree sheep and horses  for Mr William Boag of Fendalton.  He leaves a widow and family.  His eldest son ---  was killed in action early in the war.

Divorce  -  181
HANCOCK -  John Hancock,  tramway employee, applied for a divorce from his wife Sarah Hancock ----   a very long column ----

Bankruptcies  -  182
RAMSAY - Walter Emerson ----
BURNS -  Frederick William  ---  draper,  granted discharge
TWEEDIE - Maurice Howe,  life Insurance agent ----   
ARCHIBALD - George,  electrician,  ----  
ROBINSON -  Thomas Sarvis,  commercial traveller   -------

Departures -  183
JENNINGS -  Mrs W.H. & Miss Millicent Jennings  (Cashmere Hills) expect to leave New Zealand for England by the Niagara,  sails in about 1 weeks time from Auckland.

Thursday 27 February  1919
Fatality  -  186
The young woman who was admitted to hospital on Sunday night and in whose house the body of a fully developed male child was found,  has died.  an inquest will be held on Monday.child

Wedding  -  187
GEORGE - WILLIAMS - Miss Thorne-George  and Captain Gage-Williams will marry  in Auckland next month.

Wedding  -  188
BIRDWOOD - CRAIG - Miss Nancy Birdwood, dau of General Birdwood is to be married next month to Mr Frank Craig, the West Australian airman.

Death  -  HOGGARD -  189
In Wellington people will hear with regret the death of Mrs John Hoggard,  widow of John Hoggard,  she had been visiting her mother Mrs Henry Edwards at Nelson recently, and died after a paralytic stroke at her res.  Fern Hill,  Nelson.  2 members of her family Sergeant Gerald Hoggard (on active service)   and Mrs Aubrey Humphries,  who is in Sacramento have been away from NZ  for some years.  Her eldest son Mr Dudley Hoggard --- lives in Wellington.

Friday 28 February  1919
Inquest  -  SMITH  -  193
---  the death of Fanny Smith,  a single woman,  aged 76 years  found dead in her bed in her house at Redcliffs  ----   heart failure.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
10 February  2009