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Bush Advocate
1893

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Tues 03 Jan 1893

Danevirke Police Court
Samuel BARNES - Drunk

Vital statistics for Danevirke for quarter ended Dec 31 1892
Births 22, Marriages 2, Deaths 5

Napier. This day
A middle aged chief, named KAWENA, residing at Omahu, in a fit of jealousy, fired a revolver thrice at his wife. He missed her each time. The police have gone out to arrest him.

Thurs 05 Jan 1893

On Tuesday, Julia PACKER of Papatu was married to Mr D. BARNES of Ormondville ......... more

Wi KARENA, arrested at Omahu on a charge of firing a revolver, was remanded.

Sat 07 Jan 1893

Danevirke Police Court
Mary SCHMIDT - Drunk and using abusive language

Tues 10 Jan 1893

Janet RUSSELL - Pupil teacher at Makotuku

Danevirke Police Court.
Albert ALLARDICE, William HIGGINS, William GALEY, Henry MITCHELL, John M'INNIS & Hans SCHOTT were charged with having on Jan 01 1893 ridden horses in the main street of Danevirke at a furious pace .... more

Thurs 12 Jan 1893

Ormondville RM Court
Alexander CAMPBELL, Shepherd, Matamau. - Allowing cows to trespass on railway line
H. BROOKS v G. WATSON
OLe ERICKSEN v F.J. GAMMAN
Ole ERICKSEN v A. CHRISTOFFERSEN
W. ROBINSON v Anders JOHANSEN
Arthur WRIGHT v Henry SORRENSON
Sat 14 Jan 1893

Wi KARINA was charged at Hastings on Tues with attempting to murder his wife and after hearing evidence he was bound over to keep the peace.

The charge against the men for furious riding was heard. ALLARDICE & McINNIS were convicted, the others were discharged.

Danevirke RM Court
DENNEHY v McCARTHY
Jas EDWRDS v J.S. HANDYSIDE
J. ALLARDICE v A. CHRISTIANSEN
MACLLAN v A.W. McLAREN
J. ALLARDICE v J.A. CROOKS
D.P. RYAN v T. VIDDLER
John BATES v T. HENNESSY
HAWKINS & CROWLEY v Carl SCHMIDT
J.F. WELLS v KNIGHT & Sons
Jas EDWARDS v J.S. HANDYSIDE
Tues 17 Jan 1893

Ormondville RM Court
James DAVEY - Drunk
Child Desertion
The case of Jacob JACOBSEN was heard before A. TURNBULL RM. The defendant did not appear, but was charged with leaving his daughter Palla JACOBSEN, 10 years without means of support. JACOBSEN had gone away two years ago and had left his daughter in the hands of CHRISTOFFERSEN on the understanding that she was to receive payment for the childs upkeep, stating that he was going to work in Pahiatua ........ more.
Witnesses ; John WHINGER, settler, Norsewood. authorised to take care of JACOBSEN's property, which consisted of a dwelling house situated on Section 10, Block 3, Norsewood. Lud WHINGER. LAURVIG & A. WRIGHT had rented it at different times.
Samuel JOHNSON, Almoner, United Charitable Aid Board

Thurs 19 Jan 1893

John READE, 21 years, son of a Maharahara settler, dropped dead while playing in the cricket match, Woodville v Maharahara.

A seafaring man, Henry MASON, was drowned at the spit on Tuesday ....... more.

Sat 21 Jan 1893

A very pleasant wedding was celebrated at the Catholic Church, palmerston, the contracting parties being, theodore WYSOCKI, in business in danevirke and Kate SHENNAN, daughter of Mr R. SHENNAN, Cuba st ..... more

Danevirke Borough Council
Application for Roadman
Lauritz FRIIS
August FEIRABEND
Thomas Sullivan
John JOHNSTON
JGRIMWOOD
Jens SKJOTH
P. HEMMINGSEN
Henry TERRY
Thomas SULLIVAN was appointed
Tues Jan 24 1893

Danevirke police Court
James MAYNE - Found on railway property

Danevirke School
Pupil teachers Examination
John LLOYD - 547. Failed
Ellen ROYTHORNE - 870. Pass
Maude BEAVIS - 1085. Pass

Thurs 26 jan 1893

Thomas DOUBLE, a Blacksmith in the employ of Mr ELMBRANCH was seized by a very heavy fit at the races ..... more

At Napier, yesterday morning the thermometer registered 122 degrees in the sun and 79 in the shade

Mr Nils FRIBERG will be leaving the district next week having received the offer of an appointment in the New Plmouth district ... more

New Plymouth. 25 Jan
Information received from Rahotu of the drowning of Mrs Arthur WILLS in a well at the back of her house .... more
Sat 28 Jan 1893

Danevirke Police Court
John SMITH, William ROE - Drunk
P.H. PICKERING, T. WYSOCKI, William ROSE, Thomas BATES, E.E. PRIOR - Trespassing on the railway line

Page 3
Of the two jockeys injured at the Kopua races on Thursday, WOODS has recovered to leave for home this morning. O'SHANNESSY is on the improve and is expected to be about in a few days time

Page 2
Another write up about the accident . O'SHANNESSY broke his collar bone

Tues 31 Jan 1893

On Thursday, Mr A.W. WILSON, Engineer, Maharahara Dairy Factory, had his leg broken by the capsizing of Mr IZOD's trap , while driving into Woodville

Thurs 02 Fb 1893

B.B. JOHNSON, auctioneer, Napier, late of Waipawa. Bankrupt

Danevirke Police Court
John SMITH - Stealing a swag, the property of George FRASER

Woodville Notes
A.H. WILSON had to be removed to Waipukurau Hospital until he recovers from his broken leg.
Diptheria is prevalent in the Victoria Block, Mr BELLSHAW having lost a child from the disease
Sat 04 Feb 1893

At Napier on Jan 11, Mr W. HALIBURTON of Matamau was married to Miss C. DAVIS of Woodville

Thurs 09 Feb 1893

A fire broke out in ROACH's drapers shop, Hastings and spread over the whole of the opposite block destroying 22 buildings:
JULL's, Hastings Hotel
CHONG Kee - Grocer
NZ Clothing Factory
HYDE - Tobacconist
ROACH - Draper
WILLIAMS & KETTLE
ROBSON - Watchmaker
BNZ
DENNETT's offices
MAYO - Fruiterer
SIMPSON's Shooting Gallery
WICKET - Draper
TYERMAN & BROAD - Chemists
HANNAH's Boot Shop
MCEWEN - Draper
SMYTH - Stationer
MADDISON & Co
GREENE - Commission Agent
MAXWELL's Restaurant
bank of New South Wales
WESTENEY - Law Offices
And a building in course of erection for MADDISON & Co

Ormondville RM Court

Martin MORRISEY, H. SORENSEN and a young fellow, C. HANSEN, were charged with illegally being on the premises and using abusive language and disturbing Mrs LAURVIG. The case against HANSEN was withdrawn ............
Names mentioned
E.A. LAURVIG, Sawmiller, Norsewood. Owned the cottage on the new school road. MORRISEY was married to his daughter.
Peter STARKIE
Civil
W. ROBINSON v A. GROVES
Christian CHRISTIANSEN v Julius HANSEN

It will be remembered that a few weeks ago a case was brought up in Ormondville against JACOBSEN, for the suport of his child ....... (He was murdered by a man named ALDRIDGE and his remains have been found)
Sat 11 Feb 1893

Danevirke RM Court
J.THOBURN v A. PEEBLES
J. PARKER v A.W.McLAREN
J. BATES V Dr WILKINSON
Carl SCHMIDT V Danevirke Road Board

Waipawa Notes
Transfer of Licenses
W.T. LIMBERICK to W.J.LIMBRICK of the Imperial Hotel
D. MARONEY to W.H.J. BENETT of the Settlers

Woodville Note
Woodville RM Court
R. PARKER - Disturbing the Salvation Army
W. LSLES v B. CHALDECOTT
W. RUDDICK v C. STEWART
R.D. KNIGHT v J. TEXWARD
Mrs WYETH v J. WELLS
D. GUY v W. EBBETT
P. DICKSON v KELLY & McCLUSKEY
J.READY v J. HOLLOWAY
Tues 14 Feb 1893

We are sorry to chronicle the death of Mrs NEILSEN, mother of Mr NEILSEN of Makotuku

Woodville News

L.D. BICKERTON has sold the Masonic Hotel to Mr CAMPBELL, Wanganui
J. DICKENS has purchased Mr GILBERTs farm in the Mangaatua Valley

Thurs 16 Feb 1893

Mrs MARTIN, Midwife & Nurse, Ormondville

Fatal Accident at Herbertville
William MITCHELL of Herbertville, fell off his horse on Monday afternoon, receiving such injuries that he died at 8pm last night ...... more
Sat 18 Feb 1893
The cauliflower that took the 1st prize at the Ormondville Show was grown by Hans MORTENSEN of Norsewood from Arthur YATES seed

Makotuku
The Railway Hotel, an old landmark for the last 30 years when entering the bush from Takapau, was burned down on Friday at 5.30pm ... more

Tues 21 Feb 1893
Danevirke Police Court
Donald McDONALD and Charles LILYJOHN - Drunk

Waipawa Notes
William CAMPBELL was committed for trial on a charge of bestiality
Thurs 23 feb 1893
Mr W. DANCE, Ormondville, has a horse for sale

Out of 20 first year teachers presented at examination, Miss Maud BEAVIS of Danevirke School passed first 1065/1330

Supreme Court - Napier
True Bills against Edward WILLIAMSON alias RICKERSON, charged with horse stealing and J. REARDON , unlawfully wounding
The charge against CAMPBELL for bestiality was thrown out

Mr LOCHHEAD, Norsewood has lost his home to bush fires as has Davy O'HARA at makaretu

The marks obtained by the Pupil teachers
1st Year. Marks obtainable - Boys - 1230, Girls - 1330
Maud BEAVIS Danevirke 1065, Annie GRANT Ormondville 1005, Ellen ROYTHONE Danvirke 870, Samuel TIPLING Kumeroa 792, G. LOVEDAY Woodville 752, Mary TUCKER Takapau 549, John LLOYD Danevirke 527.

2nd Year ( Total Marks ) 1430
Ella MOORE Woodville 980, Florence CONROY Takapau 906, Jane PEEBLES Woodville 699

3rd Year - Total marks 1430
Ellen ANDERSON Norsewood 1010, Geo HALLIDAY Woodville 841,
4th Year - total marks 1430
Laura HALL, Woodville 909, Hilda PETTERSEN Norsewood 859, Janet RUSSELL Makotku 822
The appointment of Miss ANDERSON , Pupil teacher Norsewood and Miss RUTH SEYMOUR, Woodville, were confirmed

At the Supreme Court, Napier, john CLARK was found guilty of placing an obstruction on the railway near Waipawa and for this he was sentenced to 10 years hard labour
Sat 25 Feb 1893

Death
YOUNGHUSBAND : On 25 inst at his parents residence, after a long and painful illness, Roland Leslie, infant son of Mr & Mrs Frank YOUNGHUSBAND, aged 6 months. The funeral will leave the house tomorrow at 3pm

We regret very much to learn the youngest child of Mr & Mrs F. YOUNGHUSBAND, died this morning. This is the second child Mr YOUNGHUSBAND has lost , a fact that calls for sincere sympathy. The funeral will take place at 3pm tomorrow

James REARDON who was charged with wounding Robert DOCHERTY was acquitted at the Supreme Court yesterday.

Danevirke RM Court
Ole OLSEN - Having driven a dray drawn by 8 bullocks with tires 4 inches in width, contray to a certain by law.
Alexander CARMICHAEL - Similar offence
Tues 28 Feb 1893

The mortal remains of F YOUNGHUSBAND's infant son, whose lamented death occurred on Saturday, were interred in the Danevirke cemetery on Sunday Afternoon ..... Pallbearers were four juniors, George ILLINGWORTH, Walter ISHERWOOD, Alfred FRIIS & John POPPLEWELL

The funeral of Capt LAMBIER ? who breathed his last at Maharahara on Friday, tookplace on Sunday ... ( Paper bad quality)

St John's Confirmation - Bishop of Waiapu
Louise DRINKWATER
Beatrice DRINKWATER
Emily HAGENSON
Maud ALLARDICE
Alice PICKIN
Kate BUCKLAND
Annie CAMERON
Elizabeth HENDERSON
May HENDERSON
Louise PAWSON
Eva PAWSON
Jessie HENDERSON
Annie LYNN
Katie WRATT
Inga BIERRE
William WRATT
George ILLINGWORTH
Charles HAGENSON
Chas HODDER
Aage BIERRE
Thomas REED
Charles REED
Walter GRAHAM
Thomas LYNN
Robert WAHL
Frederick WAHL
Walter ISHERWOOD

Last evening, Const LAWLISS received a wire from Napier stating a warrant had been issued for Eliza DOHERTY on a charge of larceny .......

Wellington
William Joseph SMITH alias William ALRIDGE was charged with the murder of Jacob JACOBSEN at Pahiatua on or about Nov 20 1890. Remanded
Thurs 02 Mar 1893

Eliza DOCHERTY and Alice WARREN have been remanded to hastings.

Mr J C WESTALL has passed his exams as Bachelor of Law and has for the second time won the Bowen prize

Marriage
RANSOM - SONDERGAARD : At Palmerston North on Wed Mar 01 by Rev Pastor SASS, Ethelbert Alfred RANSOM of Danevirke to Antonette Katinka SONDERGAARD of Palmerston North.

At Palmerston North yesterday, EA RANSOM, popular tradesman of Danevirke was married to Miss SONDERGAARD of Palmerston North, formerly of Danevirke ....

Fred HOLDER, son of HR HOLDER met with a shocking accident on Tues night, riding into a dray in the dark, his intestines being penetrated. His condition is critical.
Sat 04 Mar 1893

John HENDERSON is retiring from the Club Hotel. J KIMBELL has taken over

Mr H LARSEN of Third Line, Norsewood had the misfortune to lose one of his fingers in a threshing machine.

Tues 07 Mar 1893

Tenders are invited by Pastor RIES for the erection of a Sunday School at Norsewood

Waipawa School Comm
Messrs COLLETT, HARKER, SCRIMGEOUR, NASH, FERGUSON & MOGRIDGE
Thurs 09 Mar 1893

Danevirke Boot Market - Thomas DEWSNAP - Proprietor


Danevirke police Court
James POLAND - Drunk

An accident happened on Tues to Christian THORSTENSEN, who was working at CF MORTENSEN's No 1 Mill, Umutaoroa .....

Ormondville Court
Georgina DURHAM, charged with forging the name of George PRESCOTT ...
DS MARIARTY v MJ SKINNER
J PETTERSEN v J JARMAN
C CHRISTIANSEN v J HANSEN
J PETTERSEN v HANSEN

Mr Edmondsen WEBB is leaving Ormondville to enter upon a course of studies at Bishop Dale College, Nelson ....

The License of the Tavistock Hotel was granted from Peter GOW to Peter SCRIMGEOUR in consequence of Mr GOW taking a trip to Scotland

John WHITE, Porangahau gave a dinner and ball in honor of the coming of age of his eldest son ....

Woodville RM Court
Charles BONNER alias BLEMISH - Drunk

Dannevirke Police Court
George BEATTIE charged with having assaulted Jonas NORDLOF (alas one of Elaine's)
Sat 11 Mar 1893

DAVIS, late watchmaker of Danevirke was arrested yesterday at Palmerston North. He was brought back by this afternoons express to answer a charge of larceny

Danevirke RM Court
J PARKER v L ANGELL
E ALLARDICE v J SORENSEN
A MCKAY v Jacob CARO
HAWKINS & CROWLEY v Carl SCHMIDT
DP RYAN v VIDDLER
C FREDERICKSEN v J LEE
J HENDERSON v Mare RAUTAHI

Waipawa RM Court
Albert LOYLE, Henry LOYLE, Edward LOYLE, David HOWSE and James DICKINSEN charged with furious riding at Makaretu
A charge of horse stealing was withdrawn against William BATES
Tues 14 Mar 1893

Herbertville Police Court
V JENSEN, storekeeper, Porangahau was charged on 21 informations of Sunday trading

A Queer Case
Georgina DURHAM was charged before RR GROOM & Ole ERICKSEN at Ormondville RM Court woth having forge the name of G.. PRESCOTT to a receipt .......
Names mentioned:
George PRESCOTT, Hotelkeeper, Takapau
Frank CONROY- Barman
James POWRIE - Clerk for MESSRS G&T PRESCOTT
Mary Ann PRESCOTT - wife of George
George DURHAM - Settler, Ashley Clinton, father of accused
Henry NORTH - Carpenter - Waipawa
Thurs 16 Mar 1893

Young CLARK, formerly of Danevirke who met with the sad accident at Napier is about again. He is proceeding to Melbourne to get fitted with artifical feet.

Danevirke police Court
Edgar John DAVIS, Watchmaker, charged with illegally pawning a gold watch the property of Mary BRIGHOUSE

Mr W GOODWIN, Waipukurau has taken up land at Weber.


Tues 21 Mar 1893

Mr BAINES of Papatu is at present very busy dipping. He is putting his sheep and also those belonging to his neighbours through his dip which is situated near the Manawatu River

Woodville
James READY Snr was brought up before Mr SYMS JP on a charge of indecently assaulting his granddaughter, Mary VOITREKOVOSKEY, aged 7 yearrs. The accussed is 67 years. Remanded

The daughter of Mr GOTHARD, Solicitor died suddenly on Saturday from diptheric croup

Chas MACKERSEY will shortly take up residence at Poukakoura

An accident happened to Miss ROSS, Gwavas yesterday ...

A telegram from Woodville.
The case against Charles LEACH, 12 years of stealing a purse and against the boys mother, Mrs MATTHEWS of receiving the purse, the property of T PRATT, Kumeroa. Dismissed
Thurs 23 Mar 1893

Waipwa
A surgical operation was performed at the hospital on Sunday by Dr REID. A 5 year old girl, Alice HALEY, who had been suffering from a hopeless disease of the arm, had the upper arm amputated. ( Thats what was printed)
Dr GODFREY, a opthalmic surgeon operated on William LYONS for a squint at the hopspital on the same day

Sat 25 Mar 1893

Mr John HARTLEY aged 71 years passed away at Waipawa Hospital on Tuesday from pleurisy

Woodville
J TROUP has sold his butchery to Mr D HUGHES

Tues 28 Mar 1893

Danevirke Police Court
Two boys named CLIFTON were charged with having stolen fruit from A M MILLER, Mangatera....
Thurs 30 Mar 1893
Mr H ZEE, Norsewood is about to leave the district and proceed to Maharhara, where he will take charge of the dairy factory

New Football rules to come into effect this season
1 Field umpires abolished
2 Mauls are done away with
3 Free kicks awarded in case of a player preventing a player getting up
4 The ball may be knocked from one player to another, provided it is not knocked forward
5 A try is gained by a player who puts his hand on the ball on the ground in his opponents goal

Waipawa
Henry STEELE, who had been drinking about the town for a fortnight was found dead in the Settlers hotel on Monday night ...

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