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1885
Sept to Dec
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Tues 01 Sept 1885

Birth
PALMER : At Napier on 31 Aug, wife of C. PALMER of a daughter
Deeds submitted to the Trust Commissione
Conveyance of the undivided interests of Airini TONARE and TEIRA tiakitia (Trustees for Turanga KARAURIA and other minors) in the Otamauri Block, 18,683 acres to George Edward Gordon RICHARDSON
Conveyance of undivided intersts of Airini DONNELLY and others in the same block
RM Court - G.PREECE
Joseph HALL - Allowing dogs to wander
Joseph WYATT - Similar charge
Henry RAWDON - Leaving his vehicle unattended
Edward LELAND - Permitting 2 cows to wander
George BAILLY - Trespassing on the railway line near Hastings
Wed 02 Sept 1885
Birth
BRITTON : At Havelock on 29 Aug, wife C.S. BRITTON of a daughter
RM Court - G. PREECE
Borough Rates Receiver v HOOD
VERNON v Baldwin FRANLIN
COTTRELL v Baldwin FRANKLIN
DOLBEL & Co v Baldwin FRANKLIN
RUDDOCK & FRYER v Arihi te NAHU & Hamiora TUPAE
WHITE v RUTHERFORD
LAMBERT v BARRON
Lieutenant J.T. LARGE of NZ Militia, of Wairoa has passed his exams successfully. Subjects :- Suad, company, battalion drill, musketry & guard mounting
Thurs 03 Sept 1885
Birth
M'LEAN : At Sealey Rd, Napier on 01 Sept, Mrs John A M'LEAN of a daughter
Sat 05 Sept 1885
Transfer of the Commercial Hotel, Port Ahuriri from H. WILLIS to H. FLETCHER
Mon 7 Sept 1885
The remains of the late Francis HIGGINS, whose death at an early age of 27, were interred in the Napier cemetery on Saturday. The funeral procession was a large one
Tues 08 Sept 1885
Rm Court . G. PREECE
John HOWARD & William MOORE, Taradale - Breach of the peace
Peter THOMPSON & John BOYLE - Drunk
William HALL - Charged on the information of his wife, Sarah, with failing to provide her with adequate means of support. informant told a long story of ill treatment culminating in seperation on the understanding that she should be paid 7s a week and asked for a larger allowance on the grounds that the defendant was worth about 2,000 pounds. The informant admitted that she owned half a acre with a house upon it. Postponed.
Robert MARTIN, member of the Salvation Army was charged with failing to support his wife. The information was laid by his son in law, Sydney Hezekiah JONES. Mrs MARTIN was partially blind and in other ways afflicted and could not look after herself. Jane JONES, daughter of the defendant deposed going to see her mother on Monday last and finding her unable to turn herself in bed, with neither food nor water. The witness had six brothers whose ages ranged from 16 - 27 but none of them did anything for their mother. On occassions, the defendant had taken food out of the house and had hidden it in the yard before going to his Salvation Army meetings as his wife was infirm and she could not go out for it. the defendant said he had supported his wife for 39 years, but that his wife and daughter were accustomed to spend his money in drink ................ more
Wed 09 Sept 1885
RM Court - G. PREECE
MEBAN v LYON
HERON v M'GREEVY,
NEWTON & Co v RISSIMA
GIFFORD v PELL
FORTUNE & BLCK v D. SMITH
A.W. LASCELLES v HOOPER
HISLOP v GREIG & M'COLL
ROBERTSON v WHAKARAU
NEAGLE v HAWKER
Henry J. BASSETT - charged on the information of his wife, Annie BASSETT with having assaulted her by striking her head with a saucepan
Deposed : Margaret & John HARRIS - With whom the BASSETT's resided ........... more
Thurs 10 Sept 1885
Rm Court. E. LYNDON
George HASSAL - Drunk
Fri 11 Sept 1885
Death
BALFOUR ; On Thurs 10 Sept at BNZ, Napier, Eric Watt BALFOUR, aged 14 months
RM Court, Ormondville - G. PREECE
The youth DELISON, on a chrge of house breaking, was committed for trial
Rm Court - E. LYNDON
George ANDERSON & John M'IVOR - Drunk
Wairoa - 10 Sept
A man named DARVILL, died yesterday at Frasertown from imflammation of the lungs, the result of a bad cold.
John GEMMELL is to leave Wairoa
Sat 12 Sept 1885
Marriage
LOUGHNAN - LEWIS : At Christchurch on Sept 2, Frank O'Brien, third son of R.G. LOUGHNAN to Christina, second daughter of John LEWIS, Christchurch.
Death
RICHARDS : At Waipawa on 5th inst, Phoebe May, the youngest and beloved daughter of Joseph and Rebecca RICHARDS, aged 2 years 7 months. Auckland and Gisborne papers, please copy
Mon 14 Sept 1885
RM Court - G. PREECE
William James ARMSTRONG, a lad aged 9 years was ordered to be sent to Burnham Industrial School and to be kept there until the age of 15 years and to be brought up in the Anglican faith. The lads father agreed to pay 5s a month for maintenance
William AVERY - charged with deserting his wife and family. Ordered to pay 12s per week towards their support
Tues 15 Sept 1885
RM Court - G. PREECE
Herbert HANNAH - Drunk
William Robert BLYTHE, Rees WATKINS & James ALEXANDER - Allowing chimneys to catch fire
James LAWTON - Leaving a cart and horse unattended
Desire VERSCHAFFELT - Allowing cattle to wander
Michael MALONEY - Disorderly on the premises of Martin RYAN at Taradale
Wed 16 Sept 1885
Death
ELDER : On 5 Sept, A.L. ELDER Esq of Campden House, Kensington London & & 7 St. Helen's Place, Bishopgate [by cable]
RM court
John CRAWLEY - Drunk
Waipawa - 15th
A well known identity has ended his days in the Napier Refuge and was buried yesterday. Frank ANDERSON, better known as '"RATHBONE's Bullock driver"
Thurs 17 Sept 1885
Death
FAULKNER : At Hastings after a short illness, Antoinette Lilian, infant daughter of Joseph and Fanny FAULKNER, aged 7 months.
The funeral will leave for the Hastings cemetery at 2pm today
Sat 19 Sept 1885
Death
LASCELLES : At Clivedale on 18 Sept, Annie Maude, daughter of Arthur LASCELLES Esq, Barrister at law, aged 20 years.
The funeral will leave Clivedale for Napier cemetery at 1pm tomorrow
RM Court - G. PREECE
Archibald FINDLAY - Drunk
Miss Maude LASCELLES, for a long time had suffered from consumption ........... more
Mon 21 Sept 1885
Death
COWEN : At Napier on Sept 20, Catherine, relict of the late Owen COWEN, aged ?8years.
The funeral will leave Mr M'GRATH's house, Main St, for St Mary's at 1pm tomorrow.
RM Court - G. PREECE
Thomas ROACH - Drunk
The mortal remains of Annie Maud LASCELLES were interred in the Napier cemetery yesterday. The funeral cortege was one of the largest ever seen in Napier
Tues 22 Sept 1885
Birth APLIN : At Sealey Rd on 21 Sept, wife of Hugh APLIN of a daughter
RM Court - G. PREECE
Geo SMITH - Allowing a horse to wander at Hastings
Gustave NEWMAN - Allowing a cow to wander
John Lawrence M'ILROY - Allowing a horse to wander
Thomas BRINSON - Driving a vehicle round a corner at faster than a walking pace
HALL v HALL . Plaintiff, the wife of the defendant ,sued for an increase in the maintenance allowance
Wed 23 Sept 1885
Death
TRASK ; At Port Ahuriri on Sept 22, William Thomas, son of Thomas & Bessie TRASK, aged 2 months
Thurs 24 Sept 1885
Marriage
INGPEN - SUTTON : At Te Aute Church on 23 Sept, by Rev Samuel WILLIAMS, Ernest Edward, eldest son of Edward L INGPEN to Annie only daughter of Spencer SUTTON, both of Te Aute.
Fri 25 sept 1885

Birth LIDDLE : At Grasscroft on Sept 24, wife of Joseph LIDDLE of a daughter.

RM Court . E. LYNDON JP
Alfred ELLERY - Drunk
Sat 26 Sept 1885
Marriage
GARRY - MONTEITH : At the residence of the brides parents on 9 Sept by Rev J.G. PATERSON, Alfred, third son of J. GARRY to Jessie, third daughter of H. MONTEITH, both of Napier. Melbourne & Dunedin papers please copy
Tues 29 Sept 1885
Mr G. PREECE, RM, announced that in future, a monthly sitting of the court will be held at Hastings
RM Court. G. PREECE
John BISHOP - allowing a horse to wander
Charles HAMMOND - Similar charge
William METHERALL - Similar charge
James NICHOLLS - Allowing a cow to wander
Pene TE UA - Allowing horses to wander
Wairoa - 28 Sept 1885
A young man named DESMOND alias JOHNSON, a new arrival was drowned at Frasertown on Saturday. He had stripped off his clothes and was swimming across the river to fetch a canoe and when within 20 yds of the Pakowhai side he suddenly sank. It is supposed he was seized with cramp. The body has not yet been recovered. It is reported that the deceased was lately in WR BLYTHE's employ at Napier
Wed 30 Sept 1885
A boxing match will take place next Saturday evening between E. DONOVAN, light weight champ of NZ and Kenny ARTHURSON of Napier
Thurs 01 Oct 1885
Deed before - Trust Commissioner
Lease of undivided interests of Nepe te APATU and others in the Te Ohu portion of No3 Manawatu Block, 2,000 acres to K.F. MORTENSEN

RM Court . G. PREECE
Thomas GILLIGAN - Brought up on remand, charged with drunkenness. Found guilty
Fri 02 Oct 1885
Death
MULLANY : At Port Ahuriri on Oct 1, after along and painful illness, Ellen, relict of the late Michael MULLANY, aged 57 years.
The funeral will leave the residence of Mr A. DOWELL, Spit, for St Mary's catholic Church at 6.30 o'clock tomorrow morning
Sat 03 Oct 1885
RM Court. G. PREECE
John ROBINSON - Drunk
William Henry CROSSLEY alias CLIFTON, an old offender, charged with endeavouring to obtain money by false pretences
Mon 05 Oct 1885
Deaths
LASCELLES ; At Clivedale on 2 inst, Ethel Frances, daughter of Arthur LASCELLES, Barrister at Law, aged 18 years.
GIBSON : At Napier on Oct 4, John James GIBSON. aged 47 years.
The funeral will leave Clive Square at 3pm this afternoon

J. ELLIOTT, manager of Ardlussa Station, HB, has applied for a patent for an improved tipping platform for dipping sheep

The funeral for Ethel LASCELLES took place yesterday, exactly a fortnight after the mortal remains of her elder sister were consigned to the grave.

Wairoa - 3 Oct
The body of DESMOND who was drowned last Saturday has not yet been recovered
Tues 06 Oct 1885
RM Court - G. PREECE
Henry PANGOPANGO, John M'NAUGHTON, George BROWN - Drunk
Pene TeUA - Allowing horses to wander
Edward PASCOE - Allowing a horse to graze on a public road
George MERRITT - Keeping an unregistered dog
Thomas SEXTON - Tethering ahorse on the road at Hastings
Tamate ARAWA & WETENE - Charged with rescuing a horse from John CATTANACH, Ranger at Puketapu
Frank MARCHANT - Leaving a horse & vehicle unattended
Wed 07 Oct 1885
Death
ARNOLD : At Cameron Rd, Napier on Oct 6, after a long & painful illness, Eliza, beloved wife of Charles ARNOLD, aged 44 years.
The funeral will leave her late residence tomorrow at 3pm.
Thurs 08 Oct 1885
Birth
HARDY : At Rosebower, Sealy Road on the afternoon of 6 inst, wife of James HARDY of a daughter.

Death
HARDY : At Rosebower, Sealy Rd on morning of Oct 7, Annie BENNETT, beloved wife of James HARDY, aged 22 years.
The funeral will leave Sealy Rd, tomorrow at 3pm

Rm Court - E. PATTEN JP
Frank SPRING, Charles o'SIN & OTITERE - Drunk

Our obituary column records the death of Mrs James HARDY( who was a daughter of John BENNETT) was married less than a year and her untimely end will be a shock to a wide circle of friends. A little girl, only a few hours old survives her mother.
Fri 9 Oct 1885
Death
HALLETT : at Wellington on Oct 1st 1885, James Whebby, infant son of J & E HALLETT, aged 7 weeks

RM Court . G PREECE
Mary Anne NUGENT - Drunk
Mon 12 Oct 1885
Death
WISHART : On Oct 11 at her residence, White Road, Margaret, beloved wife of J.S. WISHART, after a lingering illness, aged 65 years.
The funeral will leave her late residence at 3pm this day. Wellington papers please copy

Mr LOCKE MHR has succeeded in inducing the Government to establish an overland mail from Wairoa to Gisborne. It will start on Jan 01 1886

RM Court . G. PREECE
Henry CLARK - Drunk in charge of a horse at Hastings
Tues 13 Oct 1885
RM Court - G. PREECE
Charles SELBY - Allowing a horse to wander
Robert HARKNESS - Drunk
Daniel HOLMES - Charged with illegally being on the premises of Letitia Ann COLEMAN ......... more
John WALSH - Stealing a swag, the property of James PARSONS.
William OLIVER alias Richard William ALDRICH alias Richard CARR - Stealing a swag, the property of Murdoch CAMPBELL
Wed 14 Oct 1885
Birth
RUTHERFORD ; On 13 Oct at Roslyn Road, wife of H.A.P. Rutherford of a daughter.
Death
ELMBRANCH : At Danevirke on Oct 12, infant daughter of Frederick & Annie Hansene ELMBRANCH, aged 12 months
Thurs 15 Oct 1885
RM Court - E. LYNDON JP
James WILSON - Vagrancy
Fri 16 Oct 1885
Death
STUART : On Oct 15, wife of Geo H. STUART . Aged 60 years
Sat 17 Oct 1885
Marriage
SKEET - DENNISON : On Oct 8 at St Pauls, Oamaru, by the Rev A.B.TODD, Robert Challen, second son of the late Henry Lutkin SKEET of Taranaki to Cecilia Stewart, fourth daughter of John DENNISON of Auckland, late of Skelmorlie

A little girl at the Spit named M'KAY scalded herself seriously yesterday by pulling a kettle of hot water over

RM Court. G. PREECE RM
John M'IVOR - Drunk

Unclaimed Pensions
Patrick HYLAND - 22nd Regiment
Patrick SEEDY - 43rd Regiment
Allan STEEL - 71st Regiment

An inquest was held by Capt PREECE at the hospital yesterday on Ellen STEWART, an elderly women who died from congestion of the lungs caused by burns .......... more

Tues 20 Oct 1885
RM Court . G. PREECE
A lad named CALDWELL, charged with throwing a rotten egg at a train
Henry MOONEY - Playing a pretend game of chance

Birth
RIDDELL : At Port Ahuriri on 17 Oct, wife of W.R. RIDDELL of a son

John HAYES, better known as "Port Wine Jack" met with his death by drowning on Saturday night .... more

Charles ELSING - Woodville - Bankrupt
Wed 21 Oct 1885
RM Court - G. PREECE
Charles Ocean THOMPSON, charged on the information of Const FORSTER with assaulting Rose HARKER. Remanded

Wairoa - 20 Oct 1885
A half caste lad, son of Archie LEWIS, residing at the heads, was found quite dead with the top of his head nearly blown off with a gun. The deed is supposed to have been done by accident by another half caste lad named RICHARDSON, whom the deceased was in company a short time before. The latter, terror struck has hidden himself and although a strict search has been made, he has not yet been found. An inquest was held on the body of LEWIS but was adjourned till the boy RICHARDSON could be produced to give evidence.
Thurs 22 Oct 1885
Death
SCOTT : At Napier Hospital on Oct 19, Alexander SCOTT, aged 45 years.
The funeral will leave the Napier Hospital at 3pm this day

Mr C. MONTEITH for several years in the employ of Messrs KINROSS & Co is about to leave the district in order to settle at Woodville.

RM Court - E. LYNDON JP
Edmond LYONS - Failed to appear to a charge of drunkeness
Fri 23 Oct 1885
Birth
WYATT : At Hastings on 21 Oct , wife of Joseph WYATT of a daughter.

The charge of indecent assault preferred against Charles Ocean THOMPSON was heard behind closed doors
Sat 24 Oct 1885
Mr PRESCOTT, Takapau Hotel, broke his leg while wrestling with another man
Mon 26 Oct 1885
Births
HEATH : On Oct 16 at Clyde Road, Mrs HEATH of a son

MURPHY : At Priestly Road, Napier on 24 Oct, wife T.M. MURPHY of a son

RM Court. C.A. FITZROY JP
William ROYDHOUSE - Drunk
Tues 27 Oct 1885
Death
WILLIAMS : At Sydney, infant daughter of C.E. WILLIAMS, late of Napier

RM Court. E. PATTEN & E. LYNDON JP's
David BRIDGE - Charged with uttering a forged cheque. Dismissed as a victim of mistaken identity.

A daughter of J. KNOWLES of the pilot service, yesterday fell from the breastwork. A young man climbed quickly down the pilings and pulled the child from the water. Beyond the wetting and fright, the little girl sustained no injury
Wed 28 Oct 1885
Death
BOLD : On 27 Oct at Hastings in his 18th year, Harold Lonsdale, the beloved son of Edward & Sarah BOLD.
The internment will take place at havelock at 2pm this day.

T.E. BALLARD, 2nd officer in charge at Napier Telegraph Dept has been promoted to take charge of the Foxton office

George GILPIN, for several years in the employ of Mr. E. LYNDON, is about to leave this district for Baltimore, USA, where he has friends with whom he intends to settle

RM Court. E. PATTEN & E. LYNDON JP's
John MURRAY - Drunk

Wairoa - 27 Oct 1885
No trace has yet been found of young RICHARDSON, the companion of the boy LEWIS, who was killed by a gun accident last week
Thurs 29 Oct 1885
Marriage
MILLER - M'VAY : At Napier on Oct 28 at the residence of the brides brother, by Rev J.G. PATERSON, David, eldest son of William MILLER to Annie Deuchar, only daughter of the late George M'VAY

Death
MOGRIDGE : At Napier on 28 Oct, Sarah jane, beloved wife of Charles MOGRIDGE, after a long and painful illness, aged 54 years.
The funeral will leave her late residence, cameron Road, tomorrow at 2.30pm. Gisborne papers please copy

RM Court . E. PATTEN JP
George FORSTER - Drunk

The death rate at the hospital is higher than usual this month. 3 males & 2 females having succumbed. The last death was that of a young man named SULLIVAN who came to Napier from Gore for the benefit of his health. He was so ill on arrival that he only lived 3 weeks. His body is to be forwarded by steamer for burial at Gore.

St Augustines Diocesan Examination in Scriptural & Church subjects, presented by Bishop of Waiapu:
Senior :Rose CHEGWIDDEN 1, Mary PATON 2, Emily HAWKINS 3, John HAWKINS 4, Rose FAULKNOR 5, Harry BULL 6
Junior : Minnie PARKINSON 1, Minnie CHEGWIDDEN 2, Kate HAWKINS 3, Frank HAWKINS 4, Grace FAULKNOR 5

A terrible case of injuries from burning is now being treated in the Napier Hospital. The patient is a painter named GOLDSMITH who is subject to epileptic fits and who felll into the fire during one of those distressing attacks. Before he was discovered and rescued more tha one half of the mans face was destroyed and one of his fingers burned off. Should he survive his recovery will amount to a medical miracle.
Fri 30 Oct 1885
Birth
HALLETT : At Cook Road, Napier on 27 Oct, Mrs Walter HALLETT of a daughter

Death
MATENGA : At Hastings on 29 inst, Matenga, fouth son of KARAURIA, aged 17 years.

A little girl, named SORRELL attending the district school met with an accident yesterday .... more
Sat 31 Oct 1885
RM Court . E. PATTEN, A. KENNEDY & C.A. FITZROY JP's
James & Albert WILKINSON ( father & son, the latter about 9 years) charged with stealing one lamb, property of Rees Powell WILLIAMS. Discharged
Mon 02 Nov 1885
Waipawa 31 Oct 1885
Now two Dr REED's in the district, the brother of the well known surgeon who is in charge of the country hospital. He intends to settle in Waipawa.

An accident occured at the Spoit on Staurday to Samuel KIRKPATRICK .... more
Tues 03 Nov 1885
Birth
VERSCHAFFELT : On Oct 27 in Enfield Rd, wife of D. VERSCHAFFELT of a son

Death
GABRIEL : On Nov 2 at the residence of his son in law, James Regan GABRIEL, late of HM 99th Regiment. Aged 76 years
Friends are informed that the funeral will move from Mr A.H. HERON's residence, Shakespeare Rd at 3pm on Wednesday 4th

RM Court - G. PREECE
Three cases against water consumers charged with waste :
Samuel EVISON & Peter HEMLING - Found guilty
Mr APLIN - Dismissed
Thomas MANSFIELD - Drunk
John BEELOR - Lunacy
William HIGGINS - Allowing a cow to wander
John DEAN, George MERRITT & John RETTER - Allowing animals to wander
Charles L. MARGOLIOUTH - Lighting inflammable material whithin the borough limits
Henry MITCHELL - Leaving a stage coach unattended
Charles LINDGREEN, Frank MORROW & Thomas CONNELL, three lads charged with lighting fireworks in the borough. The crackers had been ignited and thrown at members of the Salvation Army whilst they were marching down Emerson St. MORROW was discharged, the other two found guilty.
The charge of larceny preferred by A.W.L. COTTRELL against one of his late assisstants, Thomas GOOD, drew a large crowd ........ more
Thurs 05 Nov 1885
Waipawa RM Court. G. PREECE & S. JOHNSON JP
MERRYLESS - Ordered to apy one pound and costs of eight witnesses, chiefly maoris for shaking a spade at a native lady residing at Pukehou
Fri 06 Nov 1885
Death
HUGHES : On Nov 5 at his residence, Puketapu, William HUGHES, formerly of Liverpool, England. Aged 65 years. Home papers please copy.
The funeral will take place at the Puketapu cemetery at 2pm on Sunday.

RM Court . G. PREECE
Edmond LYONS - Drunk

Mr E.W. HUGHES's Puketapu coach will cease running until next Monday in consequence of the death of Mr William HUGHES
Sat 07 Nov 1885
Births

SWAN : At Napier on Nov 03, wife of G.H. SWAN of a daughter

KNIGHT ; At Tahoraite on Nov 05, wife W.F. KNIGHT of a daughter

A man named CARTER, cook, at the little inferno, known as the Old Man's refuge, was charged at RM Court with drunkenness
Mon 09 Nov 1885
Death

DROWER : At Waipukurau on 07 Nov, Frederick Howe DROWER, aged 55 years.
The funeral will leave his late residence at 2pm this afternoon. London Times please copy

We regret to chronicle the death of Mr F.H. DROWER ........... more

RM Court . G. PREECE
An elderly married couple named HARRIS, made their matrimonial squabbles public ................ more ( The name of the wife was Margaret)
Tues 10 Nov 1885
Mr J. BEGG has successfully passed his final legal examination.
Wed 11 Nov 1885
Deaths
HARRISON : At Hastings on Nov 9, George Leslie, beloved infant son of Charles & Annie HARRISON, aged 9 months. Auckland papers please copy.

CUNNINGHAM : At his residence, Hospital Hill,Napier, on Nov 10, John Alexander CUNNINGHAM, aged 45 years.
The funeral will leve his late residence at 4pm this day.

Our obit column contains a notice of death of J.A. CUNNINGHAM .... more.

RM Court . G. PREECE
Richard CARTER, charged with assaulting Daniel FLANNIGAN, both inmates of the Old Mens Refuge.
William GOLDING - Refusing to leave the Farndon Hotel, charged on the information of Const WEATHERD & John Pearce SMITH, proprietor of the hotel.
Thurs 12 Nov 1885
Birth
YATES : At Napier on Nov 8, wife of C. YATES of a son

The unfortunate man GOLDSMITH, who was so badly burned recently by falling on the fire while in a fit, is now considered by Dr KEYWORTH to be favorably progressing towards recovery.

Hastings RM Court. R. WELLWOOD JP
James ROBERTS - Drunk

RM Court . W. BLYTHE & E. PATTEN JP's
Duncan Gordon ORR - Lunacy ... more
Fri 13 Nov 1885
RM Court . G PREECE
Duncan Gordon ORR - On remand, charged with lunacy, further remanded till 19th inst for medical examination.
Sat 14 Nov 1885
Birth
MOORE : At Fernhill on Nov 11, wife of John MOORE, of a son
Mon 16 Nov 1885
Feilding - Sat
Alfred JEFFRIES, son of a settler at Bunnythorpe, was killed yesterday afternoon when bush falling . His father was working with him
Tues 17 Nov 1885
The notorious Mary Alice RAY, who seems to pass her life in prison when not making herself a pest outside, was yesterday sent to gaol for a month with hard labor in default of paying a fine for being an inmate of a disorderly house. The keeper of the house was also sentenced to a months hard labor.

RM Court. G. PREECE
Henry ANDERSON, Master ss "Wairoa" - failing to clear from the cattle wharf, rubbish, caused in loading his vessel.
George STOKES - Stealing a razor from barbershop
Thomas MULLINs - Drunk
Henry A MORLEY - Entering a train whilst in motion
Thomas GLAZEBROOK - Allowing sheep to be herded on a public road
Thomas CHAMBERLAIN - tethering a horse so that it could get on to a public road
ATERATA, native woman - Cruelty to a horse by riding it while it was suffering from a large sore on its back.
William DAWSON - Driving a horse round a corner at faster than walking pace
Stephen PELL - Allowing a cow to wander on a railway line
Daniel COTTON - Leaving a vehicle unattended
Annie SEARS - To be the drunken keeper of a wretched and disorderly den in Carlyle St
Mary Alice RAY - Charged with being an inmate of the den kept by the last defendant was too drunk to plead and was put back to the afternoon


Henry WILLIS notifies that he will not be responsible for debts contracted by his wife or any other person without his written authority
Wed 18 Nov 1885
Marriage
NEAL - CORFIELD : On Nov 17 at Wesleyan Parsonage, Napier by Rev w. BAUMBER, Marion Frances, eldest daughter of the late Thomas CORFIELD of Melbourne to Robert Wainhouse, second son of Robert NEAL of Auckland.

Death
HARKER : At Milton Rd on 17 Nov, Phillip Leslie, infant son of William & Gertrude HARKER, aged 4 months.

RM Court . G PREECE
Ducan Gordon ORR on remand , charged with lunacy, ordered to be committed to the asylum

Concert in aid of Meanee Mission Catholic School, held at Taradale Oddfellows Hall.
Performers;
Miss NEAGLE - Piano overture
Mr G.E. LEE - Two readings
Mr BALDWIN - A ballad
Mr P. BEAR - Recited a poem
Mr A.P. SHEATH - Song
Messrs DRYDEN, JEFFARES & O'SHANNASSY - Negro farce
Miss BARRY - Piano
MrA.J. NEWBOULD - Song
Mrs SHEATH - Song
Mr NAYLOR - Reading
P. BEAR - Song
Mr. P. O'SHANNASSY - Song
Miss LARGE - Song
Little Kate O'SHANNASSY - Dance
Thurs 19 Nov 1885
Death
HOADLEY : On Nov 16 at Karamu Rd, Hastings,Richmond Beetham, eldest son of Robert & Eleanor HOADLEY, aged 2 years & 3 months.

Mr G.H. SWAN was yesterday elected Mayor of Napier, no other candidates being nominated.

RM Court. E. LYNDON
Benson ROLLINSHAW - Drunk at Hastings
Fri 20 Nov 1885
RM Court. E. PATTEN & E. LYNDON JP's
John RYAN - Drunk & disorderly at the Spit
Sat 21 Nov 1885
Births
STEELE : At Cricklewood on 10 Nov , wife of T.J. STEELE of a son

M'INTYRE : At Puketapu on 18 Nov, wife of Alex A. M'INTYRE of a son. Otago papers please copy
Mon 23 Nov 1885
RM Court . G PREECE
Martin CALDER & John MATTHEWS - Drunk
George PRICKETT - Stealing at Ormond. Remanded to Gisborne
Alice SULLIVAN - Lunacy. Committed to asylum
Benjamin TAGGART,lately released from gaol after a sentence of nine months hard labor for vagrancy was charged with begging in a public place and sentenced to one months hard labor
A prohibition order was issued against J.H. COOPER on the application of his son
Tues 24 Nov 1885
A cab man, Thomas TRASK performed a plucky action yesterday ........ more

Charles Edward WALKER, late police sgt at Napier was yesterday charged on information of his wife, Mary, with leaving her and her 3 children without means of support ..... more

RM Court . G PREECE
Edward FRASER - Lunacy. Remanded to hospital as he was evidently very ill
Thomas ELLIOTT, Richard SMALE & George NORMAN, Carters - Driving a horse & dray across a footpath without permission
"Mrs APLIN" was charged on the information of Eliza PRESLING assaulting informant.
Michael MALONEY & Henry EVISFIELD, two of the combatants in the triangular fight that took place at Farndon .... more

Albert LUNDGLEN, Tahoraite, Bankrupt

Thurs 26 Nov 1885
Birth
DEWES : On 24 Nov, wife of A.C. DEWES of a daughter

An inquest was held on Tuesday at Junction Hotel, Kuripapanga, before A. KENNEDY JP, acting coroner to enquire into the circumstances upon the death of a man unknown, whom was found dead on the top of the "Gentle Annie" on Sunday ----- more. [Names mentioned . Mr a. M'DONALD, MONTEITH, COWBURN. RENNIE & MILLs - Station hands at the Owhako run. The body was buried by T.P. FULLER of Napier on a rise about 150 yards above the Junction Hotel]
HBH 27 Nov 1885
Death
VERSCHAFFELT : At Napier on 25 Nov, Alfonse Desire, infant son of Desire & Mary VERSCHAFFELT, aged 29 days.
The funeral will leave his fathers residence this morning at 10 am
HBH 30 Nov 1885

Birth
TUCKER : At Clive on Nov 28, wife of John TUCKER of a son

Marriage
STEERS - SCHIERNING : On the 28 Nov at the residence of Rev J.G. PATERSON, Robert STEERS of Dunedin to Johanna SCHIERNING of Napier. Dunedin papers please copy.

Death
CARSWELL : On Nov 28 at Petane, John CARSWELL, aged 26 years.

RM Court - E. PATTEN & T.K. NEWTON JP's
John HUMPHRIES - Drunk
Michael M'HUGH - Stealing 4 fowls
William BUCHANAN - Charged with assaulting Louisa BURDON. The informants house was a brothel and the defendant was trying to get the occupants removed. Case dismissed

An accident happened to a son of Mr G. HAMILTON, Mangatoro ....more
Tues 01 Dec 1885
Death
WILLIAMS : Nathaniel, infant son of the late N. WILLIAMS, aged 9 months

RM Court
Barnabas O'RORKE - keping goats on unclosed land
Anthony GORDON - Allowing a horse to wander
William KEATING & William BARRY - Riding over a footpath
John GRIFFEN - Failing to keep a light on a hoarding around a building
John ROBINSON & William FAIRBROTHER - Drunk
Hori TE NGURU & Enoka TE AWAROA - Charged on the information of Charles KENNEDY with removing trigonmetrical survey pegs at Mangaohane.
Wed 02 Dec 1885
Birth
SEALE : On Oct 28 at Dartmoor, Mrs G.T. SEALE of a son.

Deaths
SEALE : On Nov 28 at Dartmoor, Puketapu, Walter, youngest child of George & Edith SEALE, aged 1 month

RATHBONE : On Dec 01, Arthur Edward, youngest son of William RATHBONE of Waipawa, aged 7 years 1 month.
The funeral will leave his fathers residence at 3pm today.

RM Court - G. PREECE
Edward FRASER - On remand charged with lunacy, committed to the asylum
Civil
HIGGS v Tari TOKI
HOWSE v MANEY
METHERALL v WATSON
CRABBE v STAIRMAND
HIHHS v Ihaia RORO
BARRY v J. MADDEN
JENSEN v Hiraki TORONGA
Thurs 03 Dec 1885
Waipawa RM Court. G. PREECE
Civil
ABRAHAMS v MORONEY
MERRILEES v CRACKNELL
INGRAM v PICHER
LEACH v Hori NIA NIA
ALDER v HARDING
MOUAT v WORKMAN
HARWOOD v WILES
HARDING v ALDER
Lautitz LARSEN - Charged with assaulting his wife at Makaretu. He pleaded not guilty. The wife refused to testify but several witnesses deposed to seeing her badly assaulted. Fined 4 pounds
William ANDERSON - Arson
Fri 04 Dec 1885
Birth
WATERHOUSE : On Dec 02 at Mangawhare, wife of F.S. WATERHOUSE of a daughter

Marriage
DUNCAN - GRINDELL : On Dec 03 at the private residence of James GRINDELL Esq, Carlyle St, Napier, by Rev D. SIDEY, George, second son of Alexander DUNCAN Esq, Craiglash, Aberdeenshire, Scotland to Elizabeth Amelia Harriet, second daughter of James GRINDELL Esq, Napier

RM Court
Heremia MANGAI - Charged with being a lunatic. Remanded

Waipawa - 03 Dec
Inquest at Takapau
Yesterday a girl named MORAN, servant of the hotel was found to be so ill her mother was sent for. The dead body of a male child was afterwards found in a utensil in the girls bedroom. Dr MIRBACH was sent for, he examined the body. I will send you the result of the enquiry as soon as it is made known. At present ugly rumors are in circulation.

Rm Court
Robert MARTIN - Disobeying an order to the court to pay his wife 10s per week for her support
Sat 05 Dec 1885
Birth
M'DERMETT : At Taradale on Dec 01, wife of Joseph M'DERMETT of Mangatara of a son

BALDWIN : On Dec 04 at Hastings, Michael BALDWIN, after a long and painful illness.

The inquest found on the child found dead at the takapau Hotel resulted in the following verdict. "That the child was born alive on Wed last, that it was suffocated by immersion in a chamber utensil, that the child was born when Agnes MORAN was alone and that sufficient care was not taken after birth"

Paul Christian WILSON, Contractor - Bankrupt
HBH 07 Dec 1885
Marriages
SHUKER - BEARD : On 21 Nov at the residence of the bride, by Rev A.WEBB, William Henry SHUKER Esq of Sheffield, Yorkshire to Elizabeth Rebecca, second daughter of J. BEARD Esq of Marton.

BUCHANAN - CALDWELL : On Nov 14 at st Augustines by Rev James PARKINSON, William Beverly, eldest son of the late Beverly BUCHANAN of Lyttleton to Mary Louisa, eldest daughter of James CALDWELL Esq of Roslyn Park, Dublin

The infant daughter of Mr & Mrs W. F. HAMMOND of Auckland died on board ss "Tarawera" at 5.15pm on Saturday ... more.

RM Court . G. PREECE
Joseph HENN & James CROPP , two lads, charged with stone throwing.
Denis CROWLEY - Allowing a cow to wander
Charles DEMPSEY - Similar offence
John CLAREBUT & George CHICKEN - Allowing a horse to wander
Peter RAVEN - Driving a horse and vehicle around a corner at faster than walking pace.
Robert HOLT - Failing to keep a light burning at night on a stack of timber
Robert LUCAS - Similar offence
Thomas TRASK - The young man who recently risked his life in a successful attempt to stop a runaway horse and vehicle, the latter containing a female, was fined 1 pound and costs for leaving his own cab unattended as he was attempting this rescue.
Tues 08 Dec 1885
Birth
MOLONEY : At Wairoa on 5 Dec , wife of W. MOLONEY of a daughter

Death
BALDWIN : At Hastings on Dec 4, Michael BALDWIN, butcher, after a long and painful illness of 11 months, which he bore with Christian fortitude, aged 43 years. His end was peace. Auckland & Christchurch papers copy.

RM Court G. PREECE
John BURKE - Drunk

Supreme Court - Criminal
Grand Jury:
S.CARNELL, R. BROOKING, C. B. WINTER (F), C.H. EDWRDS, P. DINWIDDIE, H.A. BANNER, S.J. WILLIAMS, F. SUTTON, W.M. NEWMAN, A. BRYSON, W. NELSON, R.T. WALKER, R. WELLWOOD, W.P. FINCH, G. SPENCE, A. KENNEDY, F.W.WILLIAMS, C.O. TANNER, J.G. KINROSS, J.H. WILLIAMS, J.S. LARGE & R.LAMB.
The charges against Charles Ocean THOMPSON - assault & Jean JOSEPH for house breaking were thrown out.

William ANDERSON, elderly man charged with setting fire to a dwelling house at Kaikora, the property of George CLARKE.
Deposed:
George CLARKE, Sheepfarmer, Patangata
Jessie ALLANACH - Step daughter of the prisoner
Richard BROCK - Settler - Kaikora
Samuel CAMERON
Angus LIVINGSTONE - Farmer, Kaikora
Frederick Joseph POPPLEWELL - Insurance Agent at Kaikora for Sth British Insurance Co.
Prisoner was found guilty and will be sentenced tomorrow

Louis DE CLISSON, charged with breaking into the house of August FISCHER at Norsewood.
Deposed;
August FISCHER, Settler, Norsewood
Mary Amelia FISCHER, wife of last witness
Gottfried FIREBRAND
Const SIDDLES - Ormondville.
Prisoner was found guilty and sentenced to two years hard labor.

Paul VICTOR, charged with breaking and entering Messrs BANNER & LIDDLE ans stealing 3 ingots of tin from Mr H. WILLIAMS.
The prisoner was found guilty. for breaking and entering - 4 years penal servitude. For the 2nd indictment - 3 years penal servitude.

Kingi KARAURIA - Committing perjury at Wairoa. Adjourned
Wed 09 Dec 1885
RM Court. G. PREECE
Anthony MONTEZENA, William OLIVER, Herbert TREVETT & Peter HANSEN - Drunk
Heremia MANGAI - Committed to asylum

Priscilla BURTTON, pupil teacher at Napier School, resigned

Supreme Court
William ANDERSON ,found guilty the previous day with arson was brought up for sentence. 3 years penal servitude

Kingi KARAURIA, charged with perjury
Deposed:
Wi TAMARA
Hori WAHA
HAMANA, member of native committee at Wairoa.
Prisoner was found not guilty

Enoka TE AWEROA , charged with removing a survey peg at Mangaohane.
Deposed;
William Gilbert MAIR - Judge of the Native land Court
James MACKENZIE, chief draughtsman, Wellington Survey Dept
Frank BROWN - Surveyor
Harry DOWNS.
The case was adjourned
Thurs 10 Dec 1885
Births
OWEN : At Napier on Nov 26 , wife of H. OWEN of a son

ARROW : At Waipawa on Dec 09, wife of H.T. ARROW of a daughter

Death
NICHOLSON : At his parents residence, Coote Rd, Napier, after a short and painful illness, Robert Owen, beloved son of John.C. & Margaret NICHOLSON, aged 14 years & 3 months. Dunedin papers please copy.

Supreme Court
Removing Survey Pegs
Enoka Te AROA - Charged with the above offence. Found not guilty.
Hori TONGURU - Charged with the same offence. Found not guilty

Civil
O'BRIEN v Sth British Insurance
Re : Insurance on 2 stacks of hay destroyed by fire at paki Paki.
Deposed :
John William O'BRIEN - Farmer & dealer
James THOMSON , Manager for Mr T. JOHNSON's property at Clive
Henry James THOMSON, Manager to Mr TANNER
Thomas GILPIN- Sub Agent at Hastings for St British Insurance
Wiliam Owen M'LEOD - Agent at hastings for Union Insurance
George SMITH - Builder of the hay stacks
George RUDDOCk - Laborer
John SWEENEY - Farmer
James SIDEY - Napier agent for Sth British Insurance
Hirini HOEKAU, Native, Hastings
John ELLIOTT, Station manager for M.R. MILLER, Mt Erin Station
Frederick COOK, builder and part owner with his brother in a threshing machine
Henry COOK - Brother of the last witness
Christopher MILLS - corn & hay dealer.
Judgement reserved till the following morning

BRADBURY V Woodville Road Board
Deposed:
Frederick John BRADBURY, Contractor, Woodville
Sat 12 Dec 1885
RM Court. J.H. VAUTIER JP
Charles BARTON - Drunk

Supreme Court of Bankruptcy
Re : Edward JERRARD
Witnesses:
John Patrick WARD, Frederick William BUTLER, Martin JENSEN, Christian Neilsen JENSEN, John Bennett HOLLIS, John HAWKINS, James NEWBERRY, Thomas Robert SPILLER, John DAWSON, Frank PELL, Stephen HOOPER, Arthur William COHAM, Charles HYSON, William FABLING, Anders FREDSBERG, Henry SELIG

Girls High School Prizegiving
Dux : Mary E. GRAHAM
Attendance : M. BOWMAN & E. WILLIAMS
F11
English ; M. GRUBB
Arithmetic : ( Div 11) - R. GHEGWIDDEN
F111 - Upper
Engloish : R. CHEGWIDDEN
Arithmetic : E. LARGE
French : E. GRAHAM, E. WILLIAMS
F111 - Lower
English - E. WILLIAMS
French - F. NAIRN
Arithmetic - H. HERRICK
Science - E. WILLIAMS
F11
English - K. RUDMAN
French - F. M'KINNON
Arithmetic - K. RUDMAN
Object Lessons - - L. HALLETT
F1
English - P. JACOBS
french - A. CORNFORD
Arithmetic - e. DINWIDDIE
Special Prizes
Drawing - E. WILLIAMS
Needlework - L. RYMER 1, E. RYMER 2
Music - L. RYMER
Headmistress Prizes
Form 1V - M. GRUBB, F111 - Upper - W. HUNTER. F111 - Lower - E. WILLIAMS. F11 W. BARRETT. F1 - P. JACOBS
Conduct. upper - N. HUNTER. Lower - A. CORNFORD
Tues 15 Dec 1885
Death
PREBBLE : At Clive on Dec 14, Emily Mary, edest daughter of William & Sarah PREBBLE, aged 20 years & 3 mths.
The funeral will leave the deceased's parents residence, Hastings St at 2 o'clock this afternoon.

The following nominated immigrants for HB will arrive by ss Tainui :
Alice & Kate BARRY
Rose & Margaret MADDEN
Catherine O'CONNELL
Annie & Peter OLSEN


HBH 17 Dec 1885
St Josephs Schools Prizegivng

Native Section

First Class :
Good Conduct - Mary SAVAGE
Religious Instruction - Mary SAVAGE
General Proficiency - Mary WHITE
Housekeeping - Mary SAVAGE
Reading - Mary TE TAI
Writing - Mary WHITE
Arithmetic - Sarah HANCY
Drawing - Paungo PATIHI
Sewing - Mary WHITE
Fancy Needlework - Paungo PATIHI
Music - Mary TE TAI

Second Class:
Good Conduct - Emily WALKER
Religious Instruction - Minnie M'CARTNEY
General Proficiency - Amelia PRIESTLY
Reading - Cecilia HODGE
Writing - Annie KARAITIANA
Arithmetic - Cecilia HODGE
Composition - Amelia PRIESTLY
Geography - Minnie M'CARTNEY
Sewing - Annie KARAITIANA
Music - Cecilia HODGE

Third Class :
Good Conduct - MAHARITA
Religious Instruction - Alice CHASE
Writing - NEPARA
General Improvement - TUIHANA
Tables & Counting - Mary LEE
Arithmetic - Lucy ROGERS

Parish School

Good Conduct - H. THOMSON
Christian Doctrine - K. HAYDEN
Politeness - L. TAYLOR
General Knowledge - H. THOMSON
Regular Attendance - A. CONNOR

First Class;
reading - J.M'RAE 1, M. JONES 2
Writing - M. PURCELl 1, M. M'SHANE 2
Arithmetic - L. TAYLOR 1, K. HAYDEN 2
Spelling - M.A. M'SHANE 1, K.HAYDEN 2
Geography - C. DURNEY 1, A. CONNOR 2
Grammar - M. PURCELL 1, C. DURNEY 2
History & Sewing - J.M'RAE
Sewing & Domestic Economy - C.ROE

Second Class:
reading - E.CONNOR 1, M. CURRAN 2
Writing - C. ROE 1, E. TAYLOR 2
Arithmetic - M. DONNELLY 1, k. M'GRATH 2, A. FLOOD 3
Spelling - H. CONNELL 1, G. RICE 2
Geography & Grammar - E. CONNOR
Regular Attendance - M. DRIBERG
General Improvement- M. QUINN 1, A. COWAN 2
Needlework - M. GOLDFINCH

Third Class:
Good Conduct & Spelling - M. HAYDEN
Christian Doctrine - E. O'ROURKE
reading - M. ERICKSON 1, A. MADIGAN 2
Writing E. O'REILLY 1, A. GRACE 2
Arithmetic - E. CROPP 1,
Grammar - E. CURRAN 1, C. MAITLAND 2
Tables - M. DOWLING 1, S. WILLIS 2
Geography - A. CUNNINGHAM 1, C. BROWN 2
Composition - M. FANNING
Regular Attendance - E. BARRY
Work & Order - T. DRIBERG
General Improvement -C. LONERGAN
Singing - M. M'CARTHY
General improvement - A. CASSIN

Fourth Class;
Good Conduct - A. JONEs
Christian Doctrine - E.HANNON 1, M. BROPHY 2
General improvement - M. MOONEY
Reading - M. MOONEY 1, M. O'HANLON 2, A. FALSEY 3
Writing - T. HALL
Spelling - E. M'GAUGHY 1, m. HUNTER 2
Geography & Grammar - H. HANNON
Arithmetic - j. M'CULLEN 1, E. MOONEY 2, M.A. MONAGHAN 3
General Improvement - B. MADDEN 1, M.E. CONNELL
Regular Attendance - M. BARRY
Singing - H. COSGROVE 1, A. NUGENT 2
Order - M.M'CORMICK 1, B. TYNE
Sewing - K. LAWTON

Fifth Class:
Good Conduct - E. M'SHAW
General Improvement - T. HAYDEN
Spelling - A. LAWTON 1, A. MONAGHAN
Writing - A. M'CORMICK 1, M.A. BURNS 2
Arithmetic - S. TAYLOR 1, M.A. HANNON 2, A. DURNEY 3

Sixth Class :
Good Conduct - M. GOODGER
reading - M. SHEEHAN 1, R. WALTERS 2, S. READERS 3
Writing - J. MONAGHAN 1, M. CLARKE 2
Spelling - m. BROPHY 1, E. RICE 2
Counting & Tables - M.E. WALSH 1, M. HUNTER 2, K. M'NAMARA 3

Thurs 17 Dec 1885
16 - Kawatiri for Westport

St Johns Choir Boys Prizegiving
P.W FIELDER
H. RUSSELL
S. COWLRICK
E. LANGLEY
H. BURDEN
W.CORBIN
J. PREBBLE
W. PREBBLE
W.E. NEWMAN
W. RUDMAN
E. RUDMAN
G. COMPTON
G. HARKER
H. HILL
The following are leaving the Choir
W.H. FIELDER
G. GILDING
W. HOWARD
J.M. CARTIE

Waipawa RM Court
James CLOUD - Drunk at Ormondville
William JOHNSON - Lunacy
Atene HARI - Cruelty to a horse. Committed for trial
HBH 18 Dec 1885 - Napier Districts School Prizegiving
Napier Districts School Prizegiving 1885

General Proficiency
Std V1 - Dux - Nancy RENOUF
Girls - Eva BURDEN 1 & Mary MAGILL 1
Boys - Thos BEAR 1, HARRY BURDEN 2
Diligence - T. WATT

Std V
Girls - Clara KING 1, Gertrude SUTTON 2
Boys - Arthur FERGUSON 1, Charles CRITCHLEY 2, Charles SIMMONDS 3

Std V1
Girls - Millie RYDER 1, Addie CANTLE 2, Louisa PREBBLE 3
Boys - Percy BEAR 1, John THOMPSON 2, Fred WILLIAMS & F. HOLT 3

Std V1 - Inspectors Examination
Boys - John THOMPSON & Herbert MOUNTFORD 1, Frank HOLT 3
Girls - Addie CANTLE 1, Louisa PREBBLE 2, Ida GRAHAM 3

Std 111
Girls - Florrie HARKER 1, Louisa SAMSON 2, Leila HARKER 3
Boys - Arthur PIRIE 1, Arthur BOWERMAN 2, Willie ALLAN 3

Std 111 - Inspectors Examination
GIRLS - Flora HARFORD 1, Florrie HARKER 2
Boys - Willie ALLEN & George HARKER 1

Std 11
Girls - Marion WOODCOCK 1, Minnie SPILLER 2, Nina BURTON 3, Florrie IRELAND 4
Boys - Tom JAMIESON 1, William ELLIOTT 2, William GILBERD 3, Fred WEST 4

Std 11 - Inspectors Examination
Girls - Florrie Ireland 1, Kate CANTLE 2, Maggie SPENCE 3, Marian WOODCOCK 4, Beatrice NICHOLSON 5
Boys - Thos JAMIESON 1, Dan JAMIESON 2, GrantHall WESTOLY 3, Frank THOMPSON 4, James MEAD 5, Fred EWEBANK 6, William
ELLIOTT 7

Std 1
Division 1
Girls - Eliza PALLOT 1, Florry EVANS 2, Elfreda HEWALD 3
Boys - Tom ROULSTON 1, Harry WESTOLY 2, Ernest JAMES 3
Inspector Examination
Boys - R. PIRIE 1, S. RENOUF 2
Girls - Emily PARKER 1, Ruth BRYSON 2

Std 1
Division 2
Girls - E. PARKER 1, M.PETERSON, L. LINDSAY 3, M. HASTIE 4, F. SELLARS 5
Boys - G. JOBSON 1, G. REAN 2, R. GRIFFEN 3, H. EXETER 4, C. LOADER 5

Exercise Books

Std V1
Eva BURDEN 1, Lena PAULSON 2, Emily FERGUSSON 3

Std V
Edith HOWE 1, Arthur FERGUSSON 2, Ernest LESLIE 3, Alice CALDWELL 4

Std 1V
Charlotte CROSSE 1, Addie CANTLE 2, Lottie NESBITT 3, Millie RYDER

Std 111
Flossie CALDWELL1, Camilla HARFORD 2, Henry PIRIE 3, Bella BERRY 4

Std 11
Thomas JAMIESON 1, Fred WEST 2, Annie CROSS 3, Annie AUSTIN 4

Std 1
Division 1
Francis STARKEY 1, Annie KAYE 2, Laura HARKER 3, Kate KING 4
Division 2
Tom EDSER 1, John BARR 2, Bessie GRAY 3, Harry GARNER 4

Sewing

Std V1
Eva BURDEN & Nancy RENOUF 1, Edith GARRY 3

Std V
Clara KING & Edith PEDDIE

Std 1V
Lottie CROSSE 1, Lizzie RENOUF 2

Std 111
Flo CALDWELL 1, Maggie CRERAR 2

Std 11
Marion WOODCOCK 1, Annie CROSS 2, Cinda LESLIE 3

Std 1
Francis STARKEY 1, Maudy PETERSEN 2, Rose KINGSWELL 3

Most popular boy in school - A. PALMER

French Class - G. GARNER 1, T. WATT 2

Infant School Prize List
Division 1
Boys - George MILLER, George SOMERVILLE, Willie JOBSON, Bertie BROWNETTE, Alfie CKAREBUT, Howard EAST
Girls - Katie SPENCE, Rosina TESTER, Emma SCHIERNING, Mary HOLLOWAY, Jeannie WARNOCK, Lily JENSEN

Division2
Boys - Willie EPPS, Bertie GUSH, Tommy PALLOT, Walter JAMES, Fred SIMMONDS, Harold HARKER
Girls - Mary MAGILL, Alice MAHON, May FAULKNOR, Maud WILLIAMS, Florry FRANKLIN, Hettie SAMSON

Division 3
Boys - Harry CAMPBELL, Ernest AUSTIN, Fred MOORCOCK, John HILDRED, Norman SCORGIE, Ernest IRELAND
Girls - Maud WEST, Minnie KING, Emma MOORCOCK, Ada M'KURNAN, Grace SMITH, Mabel OTTON

Infants (Upper)
Boys - Ernest NORTHE, Bertie EPPS, Charlie SIMS
Girls - Alice DUCCATT, Lily SELLARS, Hettie LAURENSON

Infants ( Lower)
Boys - Stuart ROULSTON, Archie MAYO, Harry GILBERD
Girls - Daisy HUGO, Ethel PALLOT, Rosie GUSH

RM Court . G PREECE
Wiliam JOHNSTON - Waipawa - Lunacy. remanded

Last evening, a small boy, Charles LOADER was suddenly seized with some form of syncope .... more

Sitting of Revision Court
The following were struck off the electoral roll on the grounds that they did not possess the qualifications specified:
John CHAMBERS
Hugh M'LELLAN
Timothy MARONEY
James Baldwin REDWARD
Frederick Thomas REEVES
Thomas RICE
Henry Robert RUSSELL
George SCOTT
George SMITH
John Thomas STEELE
Bartlett STEVENS
Frederick Alfred STRAFFORD
James SIMONS
L. WHITE
Alexander WALLACE
Edward WILSON
Hon Sir George Stoddart WHITMORE
HBH 19 Dec 1885

Waipawa Court . S. JOHNSON JP
William BAKER - Unlawfully on premises of Dr TODD
Thomas HOGAN - Being a vagrant

Mr J.W.GOLDSMITH, third master at Napier Boys High was presented with an elegant combined epergne and inkstand. Mr GOLDSMITH is leaving the school
HBH 21 Dec 1885
Birth
TAIT ; At Dickens St, Napier on Dec 28, wife G. TAIT of a son. ( Written as printed)

A liitle boy named EDDIE, 2 and a half years old met with a serious accident yesterday ........ more

A youth, Arthur WILLIAMS, aged 17 years, a son of Mr S.J. WILLIAMS, met with his death by drowning in the Tutaekuri River yesterday afternoon .... more
Tues 22 Dec 1885

Birth
TAIT : At Dickens St, Napier on Dec 20, wife of G. TAIT of a son

Marriage
INGLETON - GODRICH : On Dec 21 at St Johns, Napier, by Rev De Berdt HOVELL, John INGLETON to Emily, daughter of the late E. GODRICH, Esq, Durley, Hampshire, England. Otago papers plese copy

Death
WILLIAMS : By drowning in the Tutaekuri River on 20 Dec, Arthur Edwin, aged 17 years, third and beloved son of S.J. & Charlotte WILLIAMS, Napier Terrace, late of Auckland. The funeral will take place at 3.30pm today.

The Taupo coach has been capsized in the Mohaka cutting. Mr GRIFFITHS, the driver is seriously injured. Passengers on board were ABRAHAM ( Maori) and Lizzie & Daisy DENHOLM .... more

RM Court . G . PREECE
James THOMSON alias TROY - Larceny. Remanded
Alfred LUCAS - Failing to keep a light at night on materials staked in herschell St
John RETTER - Allowing cows to wander at clive
Duncan KIRKPATRICK - Leaving his vehicle unattended
Fred WEBSTER - Brutual assault on George WILLIAMS

Supreme Court
Civil
DAVIDSON v IRVINE & M'KAY
M'KAY v DAVIDSON & IRVINE
FORD v HILL : The plaintiff sought to recover 200 pounds as damages for alleged false imprisonment ... more;
Names mentioned are:
James O'MALLEY - police Sgt, waipawa
Clara FORD, widow, at defendants employ at Hampden. She was the housekeeper. She looked after six children, by defendants many wives (3). The defendant had wanted her to consent to immoral actions, but she never would. She had arrived in NZ on the Mataura and had paid her own passage.
Ann WRIGHTON - Resident of Carlyle st
Samuel JOHNSON - JP, Waipawa
Sarah HALL- wife of the defendant
William HALL - Defendant, farmer, Hampden
Const BROSNAHAN - Waipawa
Walter BRINSON
Judgement for defendant
Wed 23 Dec 1885

RM Court. g. PREECE
Owen PHILLIPS - Drunk
William JOHNSON - Lunacy. further remanded

The accident to the Taupo coach took place in what is known as the Mohaka cutting ....... more.( Miss DENHOLM had several teeth knocked out . Mr GRIFFITHS"s leg is so badly broken it will have to be amputated.)

James GRAY, Carpenter, Napier, Bankrupt
Thurs 24 Dec

Marriage
DONEY - HAMBLY : On Nov 12 at Christchurch, by Rev H.B. REDSTONE, brother in law of the bride, Charles eldest son of Charles G. DONEY, Woodville to Harriett Eliza, youngest daughter of the late Capt HAMBLY of Devonshire.

Death
CONRAD ; On Dec 23 at Napier Hospital, Edward CONRAD, after a lingering illness, aged 23 years.
The funeral will leave the hospital at 2pm today

Mr GRIFFITHS who was so severley injured by the accident to the Taupo coach underwent amputation of the left leg at the knee joint yesterday.

Rm Court . G. PREECE
James THOMSON alias TROY - Larceny

Waipawa Court. S. JOHNSON
James CALLAGHAN - Drunk

Hastings District Schools Prizegiving

Std V1 - John M'CARTIE 1
Std V - Boys - George EBBET 1
Girls - Frances BALDWIN 1, Annie CARSWELL 2
Std 1V - Boys - Alf BENJAMIN 1, J. WELLWOOD 2, R. WELLWOOD 3
Girls - L. M'DOUGALL 1, Robina CUTHBERT 2, Amelia SCOTT 3
Std 111 - Boys - Percy HAMBLIN 1, Joseph FRITCHLEY 2
Girls - Matilda RUSSELL 1, Grace ROACH 2, Alice MADDISON 3
Std 11 - Boys - Ernest Andrews 1, Murray CUTHBERT 2, Francis DONNELLY 3
Girls - Mary CARSWELL 1, Emma PICKERING 2, Annie WELLWOOD 3
Std 1 - Boys - S. JARVIS 1, Charles ANDREWS 2, Victor ROACH 3
Girls - Rose COLLINGE 1, Mary M'CONNELL 2, Rose LOVE 3
Prepatory - Boys - William STOREY 1, Arthur SCOTT 2, George KIRK 3
Girls - Alice GRANT 1, Mary WALL 2, Nelly CLARKE 3
Sewing
Std V - Frances BALDWIN ( Capt RUSSELL's special prize), Mabel COLLINGE, Mary CHAPMAN
Std 1V - Lucy M'DOUGALL, Bessie ROBERTSON, Ada M'LEOD.
Std 111 - Florence PICKERING, Maude M'LEOD
Std 11 - Emma HORNE, Nellie MADDISON, Emma PICKERING
Std 1 - Fanny CABLE, Bella JOHNSON
Attendance
Frances BALDWIN, Geo EBBETT, William COLES
Singing
Alexander STEVENS, Alice CATHERALL
HBH 25 Dec 1885
Births
DONNELLY : On 24 Dec at the Willows, wife H.L. DONNELLY of a daughter
GRIFFIN : At the Bungalow, Napier on Dec 22, wife of W.E. GRIFFIN, prematurely of a son

RM Court. G. PREECE
William JOHNSON - Lunacy . Discharged
Mon 28 Dec 1885

Deaths
NEWMAN : At Waipawa on 26 Dec after a very short illness, James M.NEWMAN in the 50th year of his age.

THOMAS : At East Clive on Dec 27, Elizabeth, beloved wife of Isaac THOMAS, aged 26 years.
The funeral will leave her late residence at 1pm this day for the Havelock cemetery

Mr Evan GRIFFITHS died at the hospital late on Friday night and on Saturday Captain PREECE and a jury held an inquest on his remains ........ more

Tues 29 Dec 1885

RM Court. G. PREECE
Henry HITCHENS - Drunk
John MADDIGAN otherwise MONAGHAN - Drunk

Membership in a friendly Society, the case of the late Evan GRIFFITHS may be cited .... more

Wairoa- Dec 28
TE KOOTI's party of 225 crossed the Mohaka at 7.30am. They passed the pah without a word being spoken on either side. ARATA, the chief who entertains TE KOOTI here, saw at Petane, RAHANA,who murdered KARAITA here long ago. ARATA requested that RAHANA be sent back and not allowed to visit Wairoa. Te KOOTI accordingly sent him bac

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