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Bush Advocate 1 & 03 Jan 1889 Missing Issue
Thurs 03 Jan 1889
Mr C. NORDLOFF, Matamau, was run down by a runaway horse and dray. Fortunately the dray was empty at the time. He suffers no broken bones, but is severly bruised
Messrs A. HALVORSEN & G. LAURVIG supplied good music at Norsewood Town Hall on the 31st ult.
A lad, Albert HENSON of Papatu sustained a fracture of the radius of his right arm. He fell over a fence.
Mr REMINGTON, Chemist, Ormondville, has taken a departure from the town.
Father DAWSON - Curator - St Bridgets - Ormondville
Robbery by Boys
George BLAKEMAN fell from the train as it was nearing Waipawa on Saturday night. He sustained a large wound in the head . He was conveyed to hospital at Waipukurau.
Police Court Two young men, ASMODT & PALMER were fined for removing a sign board on New Years Eve.
A daughter of Mr J. FLEETWOOD, broke her arm while playing with her sisters on Sunday
Bush Fires Bush fires are general all along the Ruahine from Waipawa River to Norsewood. Fred WILLIAMS, Martin SEVERINSON & James BOULT all of North Ruataniwha, were all burnt out.
Serious Accident Four men at Waipawa were engaged in raising the frame of a house when it over powered them and fell. James LOWRY was struck severly on the head by the falling frame. Reports say that some of the brain protuded from the wound and ran down his face
Sat 09 Mar 1889
E. HEAZLETT - Tobacconist & Stationer - Danevirke
A man named M'GRATH skipped out from Danevirke to Woodville by midnight train leaving sundry lamenting creditors. M'GRATH was arrested upon a charge of obtaining goods by false pretences. He was before the bench yesterday when it appeared he was being accompanied in his flight by a certain married woman. He was found guilty and received 2 months in the Napier gaol.
Ormondville Court before Capt PREECE RM Police Cases
The fire in McCallum's bush caused considerable damage to property. Mr T. M'DERMOTT, Mr WEBSTER, J.HENDERSON, Mr HOLDERN & others living nearby had to leave their homes on Saturday night In Millers Rd, the tramway was burnt in 3 or 4 places. At Norsewood the fire spread and the cottage of K.F. MORTENSEN and another was eventually consumed.
On Saturday Wilhelm BERKHAN of Maharahara narrowly escaped
serious injury or death. He was burnt quite seriously on the arms, ears
and neck after being caught in the fire on Bush farm
Mr BERKHAN has sold 200 acres of his Maharahara property to W. GIBSON, Takapau
J. RICHARDS, fruiterer, has some magnificient tomatoes grown in the hothouse of J. GODDARD, Hastings
Mr MURRAY, Makotuku, lost his hut to fire,the hut has been turned on it's side before burning.
A meeting was held in Ormondville for the purpose of forming
a farmers club.
Sat 26 Jan 1889
Danevirke Police Court
Thurs 31 Jan 1889
Edward CHRISTOPHERSEN, Norsewood filed a declaration of insolvency.
A flax mill is in full swing at Takapau
Mr NORDLOF, Matamau- filed for insolvency
Mr W. SCOTT of Maharahara is importing the humble bee
( thats what is written)
Following have passed pupil teacher examinations:
Birth FRASER : On the 4th inst at her residence, Danevirke, wife J.C. FRASER, of a daughter
Meeting of Creditors
Thurs 14 Feb 1889
The completion of the Waipukurau bridge removes the only obstruction to traffic that existed from Petane to Poranhahau. All the rivers have now been bridged
The man KENNEDY who committed suicide at Napier a few days ago was a member of the Colonial Defence Force and came here with the first batch of men engaged at Dunedin in 1864.
Ormondville R.M. Court
The Police in the districts through which TE KOOTI will pass on his way to Poverty Bay have been instructed to arrest any persons, whether European or Natives who may be guilty of conduct likely to lead to a breach of the peace.
A. CRAWFORD - Bankruptcy
Marriage CATERSON - CONRAD : On May 30, 1888 at Sydney by the Registrar, J.T. CATERSON to Ellen , second daughter of George & Mary CONRAD, Danevirke
There is intense excitement in Poverty Bay over TE KOOTI's
coming visit. It is expected 300 settlers will be enrolled and armed to
prevent TE KOOTI reaching the
Danevirke court John LIVINGSTON - Failing to register his child
Mr William RAINBOW, Master of Heretaunga School, Hastings,
was drowned at Ngaruroro on Saturday. He was trying to rescue two pupils
who appeared to be distressed.
A fierce fire is raging in the bush near Bucklands Road. The smoke was rolling over part of Ormondville.
Messrs MAGNUSSEN & SMITH, yesterday completed their contract of lowering & widening Ormondville's main street.
J. PETTERSON - Shoeing forge - Norsewood
Magistrate Court - Ormondville
Bush Advocate 26 Feb 1889
Henry MCNEILL, contractor and builder of the Wanganui bridge & Upper Gorge bridge, died at Palmerston North yesterday morning.
Postal name of Matahiwi has been altered to Maharahara.
Woodville Licensing District
Bush Advocate 28 Feb 1889
Mr W. VENN , cadet at Ormondville Railway Station is about to be removed to Napier. William SMITH, son of Mr E. SMITH is relieving him.
On Saturday a " muff " cricket match will be
played between the Danevirke eleven & a twenty two. The former will
use pick handles instead of bats. The twenty two will be chosed from G.
WARD, F. BROWNE, R. PILMER, BENNETT, T, BADDELEY, J. ROSSITER, H. HOLDERN,
J. HOLDERN, W. CATT, J. MCINNES, J. BARBER, W. HAINES, G. GREEN, B. DENNEHY,
R. DICKEY, H. SERUP, J. DONNELLY, C. LEWIS, A. PILCHER, J. FRASER, G.
WRATT, J. SOMETHING ( thats what was written), S, ATHEY, G. SYKES, W.
CRAWFORD, J. ALLARDICE, T. MCDERMOTT, J.F. WELLS & C. POULSEN
Tues 05 Mar 1889
William SHUKER, Papatu Valley has been seized with an attack of paralysis
Thurs 07 Mar 1889
Mr AMESBURY - Dental Surgeon, Danevirke
John GLENDIN was arrested for larceny
Mr ROULSTON is to leave his position at Makotuku Railway Station for Wellington. He will be replaced by Mr BARBER, Danevirke
Yesterday an earthquake was felt at 12.20 at Ormondville. It lasted for 50 seconds and was very severe in Danevirke
Norsewood School Comm
Bucks & Stags may be killed in the County of Wairarapa Sth, from 1 May to 10 May, by persons holding licenses, the cost of which is 1 pound.
Ormondville Assessment Court
Court - Ormondville
Bush Advocate 16 Mar 1889
Mr CARLSON is the successful tenderer for the Patangata Bridge
Rev. E. O. PERRY, successor to Rev J. WRIGLEY will preach his first sermon at the Ormondville end of the circuit tomorrow. Rev. PERRY was well known in this district before going south.
The first marriage in the Makotuku English Church was
celebrated by Rev. A.S. WEBB yesterday, when Anton CHRISTENSEN was united
to Mrs E. NUGENT, both of Danevirke
Bush Advocate 19 Mar 1889
A Post Office is now open at Mangatera. Mr L. FRIIS has been appointed Postmaster.
Mr P. CRARER is now " mine host' of Ferry Hotel, Wairoa
The pear slug or leech is ravaging the fruit trees in the Wairoa District.
Ormondville Court TAREHA - charged with being riotous & disorderly while drunk in a public place.
The man who was found drowned in a creek near Victoria
Station was proved at the inquest to be one T. CLARK a bushfeller who
had been working in the Maharahara.
W. PREBBLE - Wholesale & Retail Fruiterer - Napier
Bush Advocate 21Mar 1889
A man named LEACH, formerly of Norsewood district, was arrested in Palmerston North on a charge of criminal assault. LEACH left Norsewood on the 8th inst, taking with him another man's wife and her 2 children and also 2 children ( by) his own wife, who he deserted. After he departed it was reported to Police he had committed a criminal assault upon a girl of about 15 years.Const SIDDELS took LEACH down to the lock up at Ormondville last night. He will be brought before R.R. GROOM J.P. today.
Criminal Sessions at Supreme Court - Napier
Bush Advocate 23 Mar 1889
Marriage BERINS - SYMONS : On 21st inst at the residence of the brides mother, Palmerston North, by Rev T.N. GRIFFEN, Walter BEVINS to Julia Fitchett, eldest surving daughter of the late Thomas SYMONS
Mr ROBJOHNS has purchased the Takapau Hotel.
Eketahuna people are agitating for a sitting of the Magistrate Court
Ormondville Shool Prizegiving
Passing Std V1 :
Thomas O'BRIEN was arrested for the theft of a saddle & bridle, propertyof Hans RASMUSSEN
Thurs 28 Mar 1889
Mr A. ERIKSEN, Norsewood south, has lost his house to fire.
Mr POYNTON has brought the Makotuku Butchery from Mr SIDDELLS
Magisterial - Danevirke
Bush Advocate 30 Mar 1889
Mr W. CATT has sold his Hairdressing & Tobacconist business to Mr BATES,the former proprietor. Mr CATT returns to Carterton
POOK Murders Gisborne - Mar 29 HAERA was fond guilty of
the murders. His honor put on the black cap and passed sentence of death
on the prisoner. he will be taken to Napier for execution.
Bush Advocate 2 & 4 April 1889 There is an outbreak of Typhoid Fever in Napier and still nearer, a case reported in Waipawa.
Rev Oliver DEAN is the new clergyman for Woodville
During last year 100,000 sheep were driven through the gorge. The toll amounted to 800 pounds
Mr KUHTZE and family, took leave of Ormondville and returned to Clive today after a sojourn of about 3 years. The vats & brewing plants were sent on some days ago.
At Waipawa on Tuesday, John BROWN, contractor, died suddenly
at MORONY's Hotel. He had been under Dr ISDELL's care for quincy.
W.L. SIDDELLS, Makotuku is erecting at his residence some of the prettiest gates yet seen in the township. The gates were made by Mr WILLIAMSON
Tues 09 Apr 1889
Last week sir George WHITMORE captured on his Poverty Bay run, an ugly snake, two feet six inches long, yellow & black.
Danevirke School Prizegiving
Ormondville Methodist Sunday School Highest No of Attendance
Suicide at Woodville
Sat 13 Apr 1889
Makotuku School - Miss Janet RUSSELL, temporarily appointed pupil teacher
At the funeral of Capt RUSSELL ( Woodville), Rev DEAN said it was against the rules of the church to read the burial service over the grave of a suicide. He than said he would read part of the service, he did then ceased and he would not lend his books to anyone to finish the service.
Bush Advocate16 Apr 1889
RENATA's tombstone was erected on Saturday without any disturbance
At Waipawa yesterday, August WEGNER was committed for trial for cattle stealing.
A well known Napier resident Mr D. BALHARRY died a violent death yesterday. It is surmised he jumped from the Redclyffe bridge into the Tutae -Kuri and his neck was broken by the force with which his body struck the shingle bed. The bridge is about 40 feet above the river, which has but little water in it.
Bush Advocate 18, 20 & 23 April 1889
KRAUSE : On Apr 10 at Carlyle St, Napier, by Rev G. PATERSON, Carl F HANSEN, Denmark to Wilhelmine C. KRAUSE of Napier
Danevirke police Court
Land Settlement - Public meeting to be held at Danevirke to discuss the purchase of the Tiratu Block
Bush Advocate 25 , 27 & 30 April 1889
Mr MAYNARD of Ormondville is leaving the province
Newly elected School Committee"s
Sat 27 Apr 1889
Charles MARIBOE has erected his Photographic Studio at the old hotel, Ormondville
Tues 30 Apr 1889
Mr & Mrs CLOSE have floored the Napier Cathedral with linoleum
Bush Advocate May 02 1889
At Napier on Tuesday, an inquest was held upon the body
of Margaret WARD, who had died the previous day. It appears that Mrs WARD
was sitting up sewing, the rest of the inmates having retired to rest.
At 7 am the next morning she was found lying on the floor of the room
where she had been at work.
A meeting of creditors in the bankrupty estate of BANNER & LIDDLE, Napier, Auctioneers was held yesterday
Yesterday morning the body of John MURPHY was found lying
across the metals at the crossing near the Waipawa Railway Station. His
head was severed and crushed into a complete mush by the engine wheel.
The deceased had been lately billard marker at the Empire Hotel and was
formerly landlord of the Star Hotel, Blenheim. The
Bush Advocate 04 & 07 May 1889
Danevirke Police Court
A young man, M. BEDDINGFIELD went into the bush at Makotuku for a shot at the birds. His gun went off accidentally and he was shot in the right arm. The young man was able to go down to County Hospital this morning.
Tues 07 May 1889
Mr ALLARDICE's new hotel at Danevirke is to be called the Masonic
Matthew HENDERSON - Danevirke is applying for a publicans
license for the Club Hotel.
James ALLARDICE is appling for alicense for the Masonic
Hotel Householders Cert:
Bush Advocate 09 May 1889
Denis RYAN is erecting a hotel at Akieto, on the Danevirke -Wainui Road
Bush Advocate 11 & 14 May 1889
Sat 11 May 1889
Mr NEILSEN, Mahrahara has sold his property to Mr GRAINGER of Napier.
Tues 14 May 1889
Harry DENHAM who some 7 months ago received serious injury by the fall of his horse has just returned to the Bush cured. He was unconscious for 14 days.
HAIRA TE PERE, the Gisborne murderer was hung at the Napier
Gaol yesterday morning. HAIRA, positively stated on Friday thar he did
not commit the murders, it was his brother. HAIRA was a fine looking Maori,
about 28 years old. They had difficulty in obtaining the services of a
hangman. Thus the services of a prisoner who was undergoing a short term
of imprisonment had to be procurred. The hangman was reprieved and received
a certain sum of money.
The man who hung HAIRA TE PERE, passed through Danevirke by the 12.30 train today. He is not altogether a stranger in these parts as he was through the district some few months ago as ST. CLAIR, champion tight rope walker
Sat 18 May 1889
Ormondville School Comm Special meeting was called to
consider the re - admission of William WESTLAKE to the school Mr WESTLAKE
pointed out the boy had not been expelled and therefore he had the right
to send him to school. The master said the boy was given to shirk his
work and unless he was liable to punishment - he was an incorrigible boy.
Bush Advocate 21 & 23 May 1889
Mr WRIGHT of Junction Hotel, Norsewood has leased Small's hall
A child named Martin Ruapehu, son of Mr MEKELSON of the Danish line, Norsewood, died through inflammmation of th brain on Monday morning
Thurs 23 May 1889
The infant son of Mr. M. MEKELSON was interred on Thursday afternoon about 3 pm. Rev H.M. RIES conducted the burial service.
C. JOHANSEN has opened a grocery in Norsewood
H. HANSEN returned from Blackburn where he has been employed building
P.C. FENWICK of Napier is the lawn tennis champion of NZ
Mrs CLIMO after having 8 sons has recently given birth to a daughter at Makotuku
Prizegiving - Takapau School
Bush Advocate 25 May 1889
The first of five cottages to be built for Mr WESTLAKE of Makotuku is up but not quite finished. Mr HAMBLING is the builder
Brick cottage built for Mr BAE of the Danish line by Mr CROSSLAND is now complete. It is the first brick cottage in the district.
Anton ANDERSON, Norsewood South, lost his barn to fire
Danevirke District School Prizegiving
Miss Bertha DIXON occupies the envious position of Dux
Bush Advocate 28 May 1889
Tues 28 May 1889
Two men LENAHAN & O'BRIEN were brought up at Napier and charged with assaulting Dr MOORE. They got a months hard labor.
The claimants in the Waikopiro Block, containing 26, 000 acres are now sitting at Waipawa.
John BARTON, working for Mr KEATING at the Rabbit fence,
met with a serious accident on Wednesday by a tree falling and crushing
him against another tree. He was conveyed to Waipukurau Hospital;
A warrant has been issued for Leonard WILSON, lately of Danevirke, for obtaining 10 pounds by false pretences , from the Stationmaster.
Creditors Meeting - R.A. BURMISTER
Bush Advocate 01 June 1889
Mrs L. WILSON and her children departed by train today for Wellington
Property Tax reviews
Bush Advocate 04 06 June 1889
Signor Carimini MORLEY, a well known singer, intends to settle in Napier. At present he is in Masterton
The estimated population of NZ on Mar 31 1889 was ( inclusive of Maori's) - Males 349,232. Females 302,893. total 652,125, being an increase over the same date last year of 2,776
Thurs 06 June 1889
R. ESSEX of Makotuku, Hotelkeeper has joined the ranks of the insolvent.
A license for D. RYAN's hotel at Akiteo has been granted.
F. FORWARD has parted with the " old boarding house" at Ormondville
Mr REDWARD is to open a butchers shop at Ormondville, next to the public library.
Leicester REDWARD has purchased Carl JOHANSEN's general store in Norsewood
Bush Advocate 08 June 1889
R. WARNER - Firewood dealer - Danevirke
Bush Avocate 13 June 1889
Ormondville Assessment Court
A cerditors meeting was held in Napier Courthouse on Tuesday
for Richard ESSEX, Hotelkeeper, Makotuku
Bush Advocate 11 June 1889
Bush Advocate 15 June & 18 1889
Makotuku School is about to be moved to it's new site.
A second butcher is about to start business at Tautane. There are about 200 men felling bush in the district and they want alot of feeding.
Tues 18 June 1889
Turanga KAURAURIA who was shot at Omahu , died on Sunday night. Wataaria WI has been remanded on a charge of shooting with intent to kill.
Tenders were opened for the lease of Ormondville Domain. Mr M.J. SKINNER is the successfultenderer. His tender of 3 pounds, being the highest.
Danevirke School Comm ( Abridged)
R. ROYTHORNE had written to the school committee that
his son Charles had come home from school with wales on the backs of both
hands, which were caused by Mr POPPOLEWELL's cane. Charles ROYTHORNE had
been struck as he couldn't answer the question
Bush Advocate 20 , 22 , 25 & 27 June 1889
A man names BROUGH who had been staying at the Terminus Hotel, Napier, was found drowned in the inner harbour, yesterday.
Mr GOODALL - Napier Harbor Board Engineer
The Crown Hotel at Norsewood is about to change hands. Mr EVENSEN is buying out E. OLSEN
Sat 22 June 1889
C.R. BAINES has secured 300 acres, lately owned by Mr HOLT at Papatu and on the opposite side of the railway line from Mr BAINES farm.
At Wellington yesterday, Joseph NANCARROW, formerly Inspector of Steamers , died of apoplexy. Aged 73 years.
Tues 25 June 1889
H.D. BUCHANAN has purchased T. GILBERT's property at Kumeroa.
Mr GRAINGER has brought NEILSON's property of 80 acres in the Maharahara
Thurs 27 June 1889
Mr DRISCOLL of Wellington has purchased Mr W. HENDERSON's interest in the Occidental Hotel, Napier.
F.W. REDWARD's new butcher shop at Ormondville, is now
Sat 29 June 1889
Birth BURMASTER : On 29 inst at her residence, Danevirke, Mrs J.A. BURMASTER, of a daughter.
Mr S.G. POPPLEWELL of the "News" was married on Wednesday and has been spending the honeymoon in Danevirke. The couple left for Makotuku yesterday.
Mr J.T. WILSON, Storekeeper of Norsewood has been absent from home for a few days and returned yesterday, triumphant, but not alone, he having taken unto himself a wife while away.
W.G. & T.H. HUNTER have taken up between 2 & 3,000 acres of Education Reserve behind Kaitoke.
Inquest - Abriged
Bush Advocate 02, 04 & 06 July 1889
Thurs 04 July 1889
There was a funeral at Norsewood on Tuesday, when the infant daughter of Mr F. LUNGQVIST, who had departed a few days previously, was laid to rest in Norsewood Cemetery.
Sat 06 July 1889
Mr M. HENDERSON is applying for a transfer of the license of the Club Hotel to Mr J. HENDERSON
Rev.S. DOUGLAS, Presbyterian
St John's Church, Danevirke, was consecrated yesterday
Bush Advocate 09 & 11 July 1889
Stanley G. SCOTT - Auctioneer - Woodville
Thurs 11 July 1889
Bush Advocate 18 July 1889
Thurs 18 July 1889
Mr BIRSS has sold his cordial factory in Danevirke, to his nephew A. BIRSS
Waipawa - Mrs Pat McGREEVY and Rosa AYRES were crossing the Tuki Tuki River in a trap, between WILLIAM'S dam & Mangataratara when the reins broke. Rosa AYRES jumped out into the river and was drowned. The body was recovered
Inquest - Abridged
Bush Advocate 13 & 16 July 1889
Mr HICKS, who some months ago , was injured by being thrown from his horse, returned to Danevirke today. He is far from being able to work.
Job PACKER & William ROBINSON were nominated today to fill the vacancy on the Ormondville Road Board Vice Mr BRABAZON resigned
Tues 16 July 1889
Rev. S. DOUGLAS leaves Danevirke for the Spit tomorrow.
On Sunday, a little boy named Alfred ANDERSON, whose parents reside on the Third Line, Norsewood, was found in a gravel pit, where he had fallen in and drowned. An inquest will be held in all probability, today.
Miss E. GRANT has been engaged at Norsewood School, temporarily
Herbertville will have a handsome skating rink in a few weeks time
The Wimbledon & Akeito pubs are now in full swing
A fatal accident occurred on the railway this morning. KOPUTAHU lost his life. He was walking on the bridge side of Takapau when the train came upon him and he was not observed in time to pull up. The old maori, who was deaf met his death at the same place where McJURY was killed
RONBERG & CLAUSEN , Storekeepers, Danevirke, Insolvent
Tues 23 July 1889
Danevirke Police Court
Page 2 - Write up regarding bankruptcy of RONBERG & CLAUSEN
Bush Advocate 25 & 27 July 1889
A subscription list is going around to assist Mr Anders OLSEN of the Danish Line, who was hurt a few months ago by a log rolling back over him and injuring him severley
Sat 27 July 1889
At Napier, W. GARRETT, commission agent, has been committed for trial on a charge of obtaining 100 pounds from RC. LEASK, upon false pretences.
Danevirke Police Court
Fatal Hotel Fire in Danevirke
Bush Advocate 30 July 1889
Inquest Enquiry into the burning of DICKEY's Hotel, resulting
in the death of David BENBOW was held at ALLARDICE's Hotel yesterday.
Bush Advocate 01, 03 & 06 Aug 1889
Thurs 01 Aug 1889
Mr Frank CARROLL has commenced business at Danevirke as a accountant, general commission and land agent.
A meeting of the creditors of N.C. SAUNDERS was held in the Fest Hall, Norsewood.
Freezing will commence at Messrs NELSON Bros, Gisborne Works in October.
Sat 03 Aug 1889
Birth BARGH : On Aug 01, at her residence, Danevirke, wife of John BARGH of a daughter
Mr C. HYDE, late of Pahiatua has opened a dipensary at Ormondville.
Tues 06 Aug 1889
Mr C. HALL has resigned from Waipawa County Council
Danevirke School Comm
On Saturday a man named John MILLER, residing in Carlyle St, Napier, committed suicide. He was formerly the proprietor of the boarding house in Carlyle St. He shot himself. He leaves a widow and four or five children.
E.A. RANSOM - Saddler - Danevirke
Bush Advocate 08 & 10 Aug 1889
Thurs 08 Aug 1889
Mr H. GASSON is to retire from the Beaconsfield Hotel
Sat 10 Aug 1889
The charge against Mr POPPLEWELL ( headmaster of Danevirke
School) of travelling on the railway with intent to evade payment of the
proper fare, was held at Waipawa on Thursday.
Bush Advocate 13 Aug 1889
On Saturday a man known as Sydney SMITH was found lying dead on Mr BRENNAN's land at Ormondville. Maggie BRENNAN, found the deceased lying with his head in the water at the water hole.
Brass Band for Danevirke Following are members of the newly formed Brass Band. COSGROVE, W. HAINES, A. PILCHER, J. WHITMORE, A.SCOTT, R. HAINES, C. BROWN, G. SLADE, J.F. WELLS, M. LYONS, J. BUCK, F. YOUNGHUSBAND, W.WHITE
Inquest Touching the death of Hiram Sydney SMITH, held
at the Ormondville Court House Jury
The body of the unfortunate man Sydney SMITH was taken to the Ormondvillecemetery on Tuesday afternoon and returned to it's kindred earth. The burial service being read by Rev. A.S. WEBB.It was not perhaps, very strange that none of those who had sponged upon him while he had money attended to see the last of him.
More on Inquest of Sydney SMITH
Magisterial - Ormondville
Bush Advocate 17, 20 & 22 Aug 1889
Sat 17 Aug 1889
The Beaconsfield Hotel changed hands last evening. Mr ESSEX, formerly licensee of the Makotuku hotel, having removed into this house. For the present Mr WOODS remains in charge of the Makotuku hotel.
Hori ROPIHA of Waipawa has been lecturing on temperance in Wellington
Tues 20 Aug 1889
Mr ENGELBRETSEN - Mail Coach Driver- Norsewood
The Norsewood sale yards open on Wed 28 Aug. They are
to be known as the Junction Hotel Sale Yards.
Hugh HANDYSIDE , Porangahau is the Chairman of the Hawkes Bay Rabbit District Board.
Montague LACELLES - Land & Estate Agent, Tennyson St, Napier
John SULLIVAN - Farmer - Umutaoroa
Thurs 22 Aug 1889
Bush Advocate 24 Aug 1889
An application of the transfer of the license of the Beaconsfield
Hotel from Henry Walter GASSON to Richard ESSEX has been made.
Bush Advocate 27, 29 & 31 Aug 1889
The roads running from Makotuku are in a fearful state,
while deep ruts are the rule between the school and Norsewood, the children
of Messrs SHAARE, HOLM, HARMES & OLSEN
Thurs 29 Aug 1889
Frederick GOODALL, charged with horse stealing. Found
An unfortunate lunatic, Anthony CALCANAN, took a wild fit at Mr FALCONER's Flaxmill at Takapau, where he smashed up all the machinery he could get to before being captured. He was taken and bound hand and foot to Napier
James ANDREWS, Takapau Station & Postmaster here for the last 12 months, leaves for ( Kaitoke) Wellington and Mr C. TULLY from that station takes his place
Bush Advocate 03 Sept 1889
Danevirke Police Court
The funeral of Mr B.B. JOHNSON's son took place at Waipawa yesterday and was one of the largest ever seen there. Much sympathy is felt for the family, Mr JOHNSON having but recently lost a daughter, both deaths being to typhoid.
MAKOARE, has been convicted of the murder of Robert GOLLAN
at Mahia and hs been sentenced to death. The prisoner said he was innocent
of the crime and the victim of conspiracy
The Makotuku Butchery has again changed hands. Mr FOTHERGILL having boughtout Mr POINTON. The business will be removed to the new shop just built by Mr SIDDELLS in Church Street
A peculiar discovery was made at Clive on Tues afternoon. Detective GRACE having found the dead body of a female infant concealed in a lady's dress improver in the house of a married couple named KYLE. An inquiry was adjourned till the 11th to enable Mrs KYLE to be present. From the evidence it appears Mr & Mrs KYLE have only been married 3 or 4 months and the woman admitted that she had given birth to the child without her husbands knowledge. The body of the child was much discoloured, the right portion of the jaw was very much pressed in and the upper right corner of the mouth was raised. The woman stated that the child was not born alive. The body was taken to Napier for post mortem and it is believed that a serious charge will arise out of the proceedings
Bush Advocate 07 Sept 1889
Mr DAVIS of Taradale has taken over the Makotuku Hotel
Mr PICKETT was first in the last class firing of the Tautane Rifle Club. Mr CAMERON 2nd, W. WYLIE 3rd
Candidates for Ormondville Licensing Trust:
YEE KEE, Chinese Store, Hastings St, Napier, opposite BNZ
Mr R. WELLWOOD will offer by Public Auction on Wed 11 Sept at 2pm at his rooms, Queen St, Hastings, sections in the rising townshipof Pahiatua.
t. HOWE - Boot & Shoe importer - Danevirke
Bush Advocate 10 Sept 1889
For the first time we believe, since the Police Offences
Act was passed in 1884, a penalty has been inflicted in Hawkes Bay for
a breach of Clause 5, section 6 of this Act.
A shocking stabbing affray, likely to prove fatal, occured at Napier on Sunday afternoon. Two boys, HUTTON & BLOM, neither 14 years of age had a quarrel in the morning, BLOM getting the best of the fight. In the afternoon the quarrel was renewed, HUTTON having armed himself with a stick and a large pocket knife which he borrowed from a comrade. HUTTON first assaulted BLOM with the stick and when that was taken from him, he pulled out the knife and stabbed BLOM in the abdomen. The wounded lad was taken to hospital when the wound was found so serious that his depositions were taken
Bush Advocat 12 Sept 1889
For riding too furiously through the streets of Danevirke, Mr F. CHELL was this morning relieved of 5 shillings of his floating capital by the Justices persiding in Constable RYAN's back kitchen
James COOPER discovered the mill at Makotuku, known as the companys little mill on fire. The mill was completely burnt down
Danevirke Police Court
Ormondville RM Court
Bush Advocate 14 & 17 Sept 1889
An old gentleman named PERSTON died at Gisborne on Thursday. He & his family had recently arrived in that district from Otago. Death was the result of apoplexy or paralysis.
Tues 17 Sept 1889
Mr WRIGHT's well known Danevirke Restaurant will be taken over tomorrow by Mr McMILLAN of Mangatera
At Napier yesterday the inquest upon the infant of Mrs
KYLE was resumed. The jury returned a verdict that the deceased child
was feloniously and wilfully killed by Mary KYLE on 26 August last. The
coroner explained this was a verdict of manslaughter. She was committed
for trial at the next sitting of the Supreme Court
Rumour has it that Mr HIGGINS will buy out Mr EVENSON's interest in the Crown Hotel, Norsewood
Sgt CARLYON has been gazetted, Clerk of the R.M. Court, at Danevirke
R. M. Court- Napier Bail for Mary KYLE, charged with the manslaughter of her infant, was refused
Fire at Ormondville The Ormondville Hotel was burnt down this morning at about 5.20 am. Charles LEACH, the licensee was awakened by the crying and struggling of his infant child that occupied the same bed. On awakening he found the bedroom filled with smoke. He threw his wife and infant through the window and then went upstairs and burst open the doors of the sleeping apartments and alarmed the inmates. He then found the fire was running up the outside of the house, by the bar parlour. A bucket brigade was organised to keep the fire from spreading to Mr WESTLAKE's and Mr GROOM's stores. Messrs COHEN, Ben.B. JOHNSON, FORDHAM , ASHLEY and several others worked with a will. Fortunately it was dead calm and there was a good supply of water or the whole block from the railway crossing to Castles Street would have gone. Other helpers were Mr BARNES and his sons, G.A. GRANT & D. GRANT, HOWES, BOVAIRD & CONNELLY.
Mr J. ROULSTON has arrived in Ormondville to take charge of the Ormondville Hotel. Of course the fire this morning may alter matters.
Bush Advocate 26 & 28 Sept 1889
THOMPSON's bacon curing establishment at Woodville was this morning destroyed by fire
At the inquest on KIRBY, who was killed in the Gorge by falling from the cage when crossing the river, a verdict of accidental death was returned
The license of the Ormondville Hotel has been transferred to the old building by the railway crossing until the other house is rebuilt
Sat 28 sept 1889
Birth GROOM : At Ormondville on 27 Sept, wife R.R. GROOM, of a daughter
Mr HIGGINS has taken over the Crown Hotel at Norsewood.
Danevirke Police Court Alfred HAYWARD - charged with using insulting language to J.H. CLAYTON
Bush Advocate 01, 03 & 05 Oct 1889
Tues 01 Oct 1889
Thurs 03 Oct 1889A daughter of Mr R.T. BRIGHOUSE, while drawing water from a tank was struck by lightning on the right arm.
Sat 05 Oct 1889
Const. BROSANAN of Waipukurau is to be transferred to
Danevirke and will be appointed Clerk of the Court. Const. RYAN of Danevirke
will go to Waipukurau
Tues 08 Oct 1889
Thurs 10 Oct 1889
R.M. Court - Ormondville
W. RICE - charged on information of James SIDDELLS with
behaving in a riotous manner while drunk, using obscene language and malicious
destruction of property.
Bush Advocate 12, 15 & 17 Oct 1889
It is understood that the order transferring Constable BROSANAN to Danevirke, has been cancelled
Tues 15 Oct 1889 Danevirke Police Court Charles COLLINS - sentenced to 14 days hard labor for using obscene language
The opening of the new school at Makotuku was celebrated on Monday evening.
Thurs 17 Oct 1889 N.J. TYERMAN - Chemist - Hastings
Ormondville Magistrate Court Mathias Joseph SKINNER was charged with allowing one sow & 5 pigs to wander on the roads at Ormondville without proper guidance. The defendant pleaded guilty, but urged that he had permitted pigs to wander in this manner for the past ten years. His Worship said that as this was the first case of this kind brought before him, he would not inflict a heavy penalty. Fined 1s , without costs.
Education Board News
Bush Advocate 19 Oct 1889
Mr FREDSBERG is busily at work with his charcoal contract at Makotuku. Several large kilns are in hand.
The Beaconsfield Hotel at Makotuku is about to change hands. Mr ESSEX, it is rumoured is about to leave the district and settle in Napier, his place here being filled by the late licenseeof the Shamrock Hotel, Mr GILDING. The change takes place today.
Danevirke Magistrate Court
BIERRE v H. HOLDEN
Bush Advocate 24 Oct 1889
Marriage BEALE - HARWOOD : On 23 inst at the Church of
the Epiphany, by Rev J. PARKINSON, William Henry, only son of W.H. BEALE
of Ormondville to Maria Amelia, youngest daughter of the late Ebenezer
HARWOOD, of Waipawa.
Danevirke Police Court
The mail contract to Weber has been secured by Mr BURMESTER.
Inquest into the Late Fire At Ormondville Hotel. Was held
at the Ormondvile Courthouse on Wed before Mr JOHNSON, Coroner and the
Danevirke Police Court
David ROBERTSON appeared on a charge of shooting horses.
Police applied for a further remand and bail was granted, accused in his
own recognisance of 50 pounds and one surety of a like amount. Rev. W.
COLENSO agreed to act as Bondsman.
At 3.00 am this morning, the cottage recently built by
Mr J.S. ANDREWS on Ormondville Road, Ormondville was burnt. Mr ANDREWS
was away in Napier on business and Mrs ANDREWS had no assistance in saving
herself and the children from the burning building
Mr F.W. HOLLINS, late of Ormondville is now settled in the Tauranga District.
Ormondville Police Court Liser HULENA, a lad of about
15 years was charged on information of Const.
Cons. RYAN has been gazetted, Clerk of R.M. Court, Danevirke
Bush Advocate 31 Oct 1889
There is a movement on foot to obtain a transfer of the license from DICKEY's Hotel to the building known as WRIGHT's Restaurant.
Mr G.W. WILLIAMS, Crown Lands, Commissioner is at the Wairoa investigating the claims of old soldiers and volunteers to land grants
Police Court - Ormondville
Bush Advocate 02 & 05 & 07 Nov 1889
Sat 02 Nov 1889
Erik FREDERICKSEN who left Norsewood for America about Xmas last, has written to his Norsewood friends saying that he has had enough of that country and is coming back.
Tues 15 Nov 1889
Mr LAURVIG has taken over the Norsewood Town Hall and is giving a free ball on Friday as a kind of house warming
Bush Advocate 09 Nov 1889
Death RYAN : On Oct 28 at Weber, Near Danevirke, of croup, Edward John, son of Micheal RYAN. Aged 6 years & 3 months. Wairarapa papers please copy.
The hearing of the charges of shooting horses against
W.F. KNIGHT and his shepherd, David ROBERTSON took place yesterday before
Capt. PREECE, Inspector KIELY, for the prosecution and Mr BAMFORD for
the defence. Native evidence was interpreted by Mr KELLY.
Danevirke Police Court
John RUSSELL - illegally upon the premises of RASMUSEN
Bush Advocate 14 Nov 1889
A general meeting was held in the Crown Hotel, Norsewood, the object in view being the establishment of a Cricket Club at Norsewood. O. ERICKSEN was elected President & Treasurer, Mr HIGGINS, Secretary and L. VINGER, Club Capt.
The trustees of Matamau Cemetery Reserve are:
Mr D. WILSON - Sation & Postmaster at Ormondville
The daughter of Mr B. DANCE of Ormondville was bitten by a savage cur a few days back and the wounds are in the leg are so serious that the little girl had to be removed to the Waipukurau Hospital.
Mr B. B. JOHNSON has lost his youngest child through drowning.
Bush Advocate 16 Nov 1889
Mr W.H. HAWKINS well known in football, cricket circles is about to leave Napier for Danevirke, where he intends commencing business as a general storekeeper
Bush Advocate 19 Nov 1889
The telephone office at Norsewood has been moved into Mr WILSON's Junction store. Mr J. OLSEN having resigned the position of Postmaster & telephonist. The change took place on Saturday.
The all engrossing topic of conversation here at Ormondville at present is that of WESTLAKE's bankruptcy, the latest rumor being that the slippery one is to be brought back. It is not quite so easy a task as many may think to bring an absconder out of Yankee land.
The creditors of the bankrupt estate of W. WESTLAKE of Ormondvile, assembled in the Courthouse, Napier, yesterday. Mr WESTLAKE has taken his cash and bill books with him and all his properties appear to be mortgaged. [ large write up, if anyone has an interest I will happily sent them the report}
Bush Advocate 21 Nov 1889
William WESTLAKE, arrived in Ormondville in 1878 being
employed by Mr J. PORTER on a forrmation contract on the line near Kopua.
He then went into earthworks, firewood splitting, satation work at Arlington.
Milkman and Greengrocer ( Napier). in 1885 he paid Ormondville another
visit and this time he came to stay. He took a small cottage next to the
Ormondville Hall and started selling stores for cash, but ambition ruined
We regret to record another sad death due to drowning
in the Tutaekuri River on Sunday.
Bush Advocate 28 Nov 1889
Birth RIES : At the Norsewood Lutheran parsonage on Tuesday 26th inst, wife of Rev H.M. RIES of a son
A body, the daughter of Mr B. DANCE was found in the Mangarangiora stream this morning. The stream runs past the house occupied by Mr DANCE about midway between Ormondville & Papatu.
Bush Advocate 30 Nov 1889
Police Court - Danevirke
Mr HILL. Inspector of schools examined the children of Makotuku School,57 boys, 50 girls being present out of 57 boys and 53 girls.
InquestTouching thedeath of Eleana Martha DANCE, was held
in the Ormondville Courthouse onThursday before Mr Samuel JOHNSON and
Bush Advocate 03, 05 & 07 Dec 1889
Mr I. G. SHANNON, storekeeper, Tahoraite is relinquishing his business.
The buildings of R.T. BRIGHOUSE, Cordial Manufacturer were destroyed by fire on Sunday morning.
Thurs 05 Dec 1889 Mr HILL, Inspector of Schools was at Norsewood on Monday. Roll 51 boys , 36 girls. He was at Ormondville on Wed at there were 97 children present
Sat 07 Dec 1889
Dr WILLIAMS has disposed of his practise at Woodville to Dr. CHRISTIE, a new arrival from Glasgow.
On Thursday afternoon it became known in Napier that Mr. M.J. MAHON had died that day through an overdose of morphia.
Danevirke Licensing Comm
An application from Mr DICKEY for a removal of his license from the present premises to a house to be erected opposite the Town Hall. If the house is erected in accordance with the plans, the license will be granted.
W.F. KNIGHT and his shepherd, ROBERTSON have been dicharged as the Grand Jury did not find a true bill.
Thurs 12 Dec 1889 TE WHITI, the Parihaka prophet is now in gaol for debt.
Mr M. BROWNE of Ormondville has died
Sat 14 Dec 1889
CUTTLER's , Eketahuna hotel was burnt on Wed night.
Dr Henry WILLIAMS of Woodville died on Thurs afternoon. The deceased was an old practioner in this colony, he having arrived in 1862.
Ormondville Magistrate Court
LYCETT & CROSS v DAVIDSON & ORMOND
Bush Advocate 17, 19 & 21 Dec 1889
Miss E. GRANT has resigned from Norsewood School and is to devote herself to missionary work in New Hebrides
Thurs 19 dec 1889 Fred SHUGAR, Ormondville, has gained a scholarship of 10 pounds 4 shillings, tenable for two years.
Sat 21 Dec 1889
James BROWN , Contractor, Danevirke , declared bankrupt
Tues 24 Dec 1889
Sat 28 Dec 1889 Messrs THORPE & WOOD's Flaxmill at Takapau was burnt on Tuesday
Bush Advocate 31 Dec 1889 - Sheep Returns
Owner No of sheep May 31
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