EXTRACTS FROM THE OTAGO WITNESS
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|OTAGO WITNESS 23-04-1919|
|HIBBS;||On April 6 at Nurse Cupples to Mr and Mrs C.G.HIBBS,Manuka
Creek; a son.
|MATTHEWSON;||On April 13, at 107 Stafford Street, the wife
of J.W.MATTHEWSON- a daughter.
|PAAPE;||On Sunday April 13, at Nurse Cupples Maternity Hospital, to Mr and Mrs Arthur A.PAAPE- a son.|
|On April 15,1919 at the residence
of her son in law (W.A.Lucas) 31 Russell Street Dunedin
,Elizabeth ,widow of Charles BILLS (Bird Dealer). Deeply Mournedm
|BROUGH||On April 21 1919 at Dunedin Ethel
Agnes Wilhelmin beloved daughter of John and Marion BROUGH 30 Walton Street,Roslyn,aged
16 years ,Deeply Mourned.
|CARR||On 21 April 1919 at the residence of her cousin
Catherine Lyall,beloved wife of Wallace CARR, aged 54 years. Private internment.
|ELLIOT||On Apriil 20 at Dunedin,Mavis Daphne, the beloved
only daughter of John and Mary ELLIOT
30 Pentland Street,North East Valley,aged 4 years 7 months. (safe in the arms of Jesus.
|ELLIOTT||On April 22 1919 at Dunedin Mary Ann, second beloved daughter of the late James Clark ELLIOTT, and sister of Mrs H.WOODWARD, 40 Bathgate Road,South Dunedin,aged 56 years.Deeply mourned.The funeral will leave the residence of Mrs H.WOODWARD,40 Bathgate Road on Thursday April 24 at 4 pm, for the Southern Cemetery-Frapwell and Holgate undertakers(Late Cole and Springer).|
|GEDDES||On April 18,1919.at Dunedin ,Maud Myra,dearly
loved only daughter of George and Rose GEDDES of 98 Frederick Street,and
Grand daughter of Mr and Mrs A GREIG,49 George Street,Dunedin
aged 1year ands 8 months.Gods will,be done.
|GREEN;||On April 18,at her residence The Woodlands,394
North Road,North East Valley
Charlotte Ann,the beloved wife of Isaac GREEN,aged 72 years.Deeply mourned.
|JAMES||On April 17 1919, At Dunedin,Samuel the beloved
husband of Kate JAMES
19 Neville Street,Caversham.In his 54th year.
|JOLLY||On April 17 at Dunedin Hospital,James JOLLY,late of Outram and Whare Flat, aged 83 years.|
|KELLY||On April 20,at his residence,Swamp Road,Kaitangata, William dearly beloved husband of Annie KELLY,aged 87 years,"At rest|
|KING||At Riverton Hospital on April 17, Thomas Edward,(late of PortChalmers)aged 78 years.|
|LESLIE||On April 19,1919, at Lawrence(as the result of a motor accident)Edward Leslie of Riversdale (late of Evans Flat);aged 61 years.R.I.P.|
|LODGE||On April 22 at Dunedin, Sarah Ann,relict of William LODGE,Manchester Street,Kaikorai.Deeply regrettted,Private Internment.John Gillies Undertaker.|
|MELROSE||On April 20 1919,at Dunedin,Joseph Alexander Melrose,native of Perthshire, Scotland, aged 63 years, deeply regretted.|
|O`BRIEN||On April 18, 1919, at Bury Street, Gore,William O`Brien,aged 72 years,Deeply Mourned.R.I.P|
|PEARSON||On April 20,191,at her residence, 31 Cutten Street, South Dunedin, Jessie Murray,dearly beloved wife of John Pearson.Aged 58 years.Deeply Mourned.|
|PEATTIE||On April 17, 1919, at Dunedin,(suddenly) Rebecca Julia (Beck) beloved wife of Edwin Peattie,699 Cumberland Street,aged 51years.Deeply Mourned.|
|PETERSON||On April 19,1919,(suddenly) at the residence of his daughter,(Mrs J.M`Ara) Pinehill Terrace,Charles Henry eterson aged 76 .Deeply Regretted.|
|POTTER||On April 17,(suddenly) Helen beloved daughter of the late Alexander and Margaret Potter and sister of Mrs.John Paisley,11 Islington Street,North East Valley and Robert Porter of Dunedin.Deeply Mourned.|
|RANDLE||On April 18,1919,at Dunedin,Alfred,the beloved 4th son of Edward and the late Sarah Randle of 342 Highgate,Maori Hill.In his 32nd year|
|SIZEMORE||On April 17,1919 at her residence,Clyde Terrace,Kaitangata,Hilda Mary,beloved wife of Gordon Sizemore.Deeply Regretted|
|SMITH||On April 19,1919, at his residence,89 St.Andrew Street,Dunedin,John, the beloved husband of Maggie Smith(nee Andrew) aged 38 years. Deeply Mourned|
|SMITH;||On April 21,1919, at the residence of her son -in-law(Mr G.Goodwin)Goodwood,Ann relict of William Smith aged 72 years."At rest"|
|TITCHENER||On April 16 1919, at his residence,1 Helena Street, SouthDunedin,Albert Ernest beloved husband of Lillian May Titchener aged 44 years. Deeply Mourned.|
|EDIE||In loving memory of Barbara Laura Edie who died at Lawerence on April 20,1914.Gone but not forgotten.(Inserted by her loving husband and family.)|
|FISHER||In fond and loving memory of dear wee Nellie, who passed away April 22, 1918 aged 6 years,also her grandfather Thomas Robertson,died suddenly at Dunback April 22,1918.Aged 72 years. (Inserted by her sorrowing parents H and M. Fisher,Sawyers Bay.|
|HERRON||In loving Memory of James Thompson Herron who died at Gore April 21 1917,aged 58 years. (inserted by loving wife and family)|
|LARSEN||In loving memory of little Neville who passed away April 21 1918, aged 3 years and 1 day.So sadly missed.(I(nserted by his loving parents and brother).|
|LATTIMORE||In sad and loving memory of George Lattimore who died April 23 1918. "Thy will be done" ( Inserted by Wife and family)|
|LUMSDEN||In loving memory of Emma Lu8msden who passed away April 24,1918, at her residence Waimate.(Inserted by her loving family)|
|M`KINLEY||In loving memory of Charles M`Kinley who died on April 22,1918, Balboa,Canal Zone.(Inserted by his loving mother)|
|MULRINE||In loving memory of Jane Mulrine,dearly beloved wife of William Mulrine,who passed away at her home,Inchclutha on April 21,1918(Inserted by her loving husband and family).|
|WILSON||In loving memory of our dear mother,who died at Gamma Street, Roslyn April 18,1916.(Inserted by M.M.Caldwell)|
|WOODS||In loving memory of dear mother,who died suddenly on April 23, 1918,at Chatham Avenue.(Inserted by loving daughters and sons).|
|ROBERTSON||In loving memory of Thomas,dearly beloved husband of MaryRobertson who died suddenly at Dunback on April 22, 1918.Aged 72years.Also Wee Nellie,Grand-daughter of the above,died April 22, 1918 aged 6 years.(Inserted by his loving wife and daughters.)|
DEATHS FOR THE EMPIRES CAUSE
|GAFFANEY||On April 22, 1919 at Dunedin,Lance- Corporal James Eaton Gaffaney,(No 9/475,Main Body) beloved second son of Francis Dominic Gaffaney of Cutten Street,South Dunedin, and brother of Joseph,Vincent and Francis Gaffaney(on active service) aged 38 years.R.I.P.To beinterred with military honours at Northern Cemetery.HughGourley,Military Funeral Director.|
|HAYES||On March 31, 1919at No.3 New Zealand General Hospital,Codford,England.of Pneumonia),Daniel Hayes,dearly beloved fourth son of Mrs A. Hayes, Outram.Aged 23 years.R.I.PDeeply Mourned.|
|WHITING||On April 16,1919 at his parents residence, Seacliff, Second Lieutenant Norman Alexander Whiting 7/274a (N.Z.E.F. Reinforcements,Main Body) and dearly beloved youngest son of R.J. and Catherine Whiting,of The Lodge,Seacliff, aged 25 years. Deeply Mourned.|
|OTAGO WITNESS 8-01-1924|
|Bennett-Charters||On Thursday November 29 at First Church ,Dunedin,
by the Reverend,Professor R.E.Davies
Annie Doris,younger daughter of Mr and Mrs H.S.Charles,Greenvale,Southland,
to Louis, elder son of Mr and Mrs J.Bennett ,Murchison,Buller.
|Harvey-Henderson||On Monday December 24,1923 at Wellington ,by
the Rev. Shirer of St.James Church,
George Francis Harvey,son of Henry Philip Harvey,Opoho,Dunedin to
Helen, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Thomas Henderson of Bristol Avenue,Lansdowneroad, Belfast.
|Pullan-Beer||On December 29 at Hamner Springs,Audely James
Pullan younger son of Mr
and Mrs A.Pullan,Scarborough, Sumner to Elsie Beer,younger daughter of
Mrs J.H.Beer,Elder Street,Dunedin.
December 31 1873,Christina Archment Knox
to William Watson,plasterer, Irvine,Ayrshire.Present address:560 Castle Street,Dunedin
|PILLING||on December 31,1873,at Kirkhill,Perceton,Ayrshire,by
the Rev.John Connell,Free Church Minister,
Robert Wilson born Muthill,Perthshire,Scotland,to Janet Pilling,of
Lesmahagow,Lanarkshire.Present address: "Craigielea",Benhar,Otago.
|On January 6 at Alexandra,to Mr and Mrs W.A.BODKIN
||At Dr Howdens Maternity Home,Palmerston on
December 26,to Mr and
Mrs C.M.Duncan,Seacliff-a son.
|FORD:||On December 28 at Nurse3 Rosa`s"La Rochelle"
to Mr and Mrs Albert
J FORD,Argyle Street,Mornington - a daughter.
|GIBSON;||On January 1 at Nurse Broomfield`s Private
Mr and Mrs W.GIBSON - a son.
|IRVINE;||At Mrs MacKenzies,Cromwell on Friday December
28,1923 to Mr and
Mrs B.D.IRVINE - a daughter
|M`IVOR-KYLE-||On December 30,1923 at Nurse Clemmet`s Home,Eddystone
Street,Kaitangata to Mr and Mrs Andrew M`IVOR-KYLE - a daughter. Both well.
|PALMER;||at Nurse Cupple`s,on December 29 to Mr and
Mrs PALMER - a
|ROBINSON||On December 2 at Rose-leigh,Millers Flat, to
Mr and Mrs T.W.ROBINSON- a son.
|SCANNELL:||On Decemebr 30,1923 to Joyce wife of Dr.W.G.SCANNELL
of Wanganui- a son.
|On December 28,at "Rangamarie",Oamaru
to Dr and Mrs W.WATT,Kurow - a son
On December 30, 1923 at Nurse Rosa`s"La Rochelle"
Elm Row, to Mr and Mrs J.C.WHITE
|WHITE;||On January 2, 1924 at their residence,6 Gourley
Street,Musselburgh,to Mr and Mrs Harper.S.WHITE - a daughter
|WILKINSON;||On December 28 at 330 Armagh Street,Christchurch, to Mr and Mrs A.Owen Wilkinson- a son.|
SPORTS AND GENERAL INFORMATION
|Tahakopa Caledonian Sports,December
Winner of Highland Fling under 14,Miss E.COXON.
Winner of highland fling: Miss J.MITCHELL
Winner of Sailors Hornpipe,Irish Jig,Seaun Truibhais,and Sword Dance; Miss M.GOLD
Running Competitors: N.FRASER, P. M~DOUGAL - MITCHELL,W. TREMBATH,V.CORKLIN,J.TAPP,K.A.RYAN.
Inaugural meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand held in Wellington.
Messrs G.L MARSHALL (Marton),R.D.D.M`LEAN (Maraekakaho), William PERRY,(President:Masterton)
,K.W.DALRYMPLE,(Vice-President:Bulls),Sir W.C.BUCHANAN,M.L.C.(Masterton),H.B.STUCKEY (Dannevirke)
J.D.HALL(Hororata),H.Y.LEITHBRIDGE (Turakina),J.M.JOHNSTON (Treasure;Palmerston North) D.,JONES (Christchurch), W.J.BLUNDELL (Wellington),James BEGG (Dunedin), E.C.JACK, acting secretary.
|OTAGO WITNESS Feb 6th 1923|
|BLUNDELL||At Whangarei,on December 28,1922,to Mr. and Mrs E.H.Blundell (nee REMER) of Kawakawa- a son (Stillborn)|
|CAMPBELL||On January 28, at Nurse M`Kenzies home,Cromwell, to Mr and Mrs C.Campbell,"Pyramid"- a daughter.|
|COLGAN||On January 31, at Nurse M`Ewans, 5 Princess Street,Musselburgh,to Mr and Mrs F.J.Colgan,Seacliff- a daughter.|
|CRICHTON||On January 3, 1923, at Nurse Reilly`s, Waimate, to Mr and Mrs H. Crichton,(late Balcluth) a son. Both well.|
|HANGER||On November 16,1922,at Nurse Pearsons "Rahui" to Mr and Mrs F.S.Hanger,New Street,Musselburgh- a daughter|
|M`KENZIE||On January 30,1923, At Nurse Cupples,Duke Street,Dunedin,to Mrand Mrs Hubert M`Kenzie,31 Coughtrey,St.Clair- a son.|
|MIDDLEMASS||At "Nevada"Private Hospital,Coquet Street,Oamaru, On January 28, to Mr and Mrs W. S. Middlemass,Rother Street,Oamaru- a daughter|
|MOORE||On January 28,at 232 Royal Terrace,wife of F.Zwingle Moore,- a son.|
|PRINCE||On January 28, at "El Nido" Nurse Cupples Hospital,the wife of Mr.P.Prince,Ravensbourne- a son.|
|SPRATT||At "Nevada" Private Hospital,Oamaru,on February 1, 1923 to Mrand Mrs M.L.Spratt,jun,Awamoko-a son.|
|TISDALL||At "Louisa Roberts"Hospital,Middlemarch,on January 26, to Mr and Mrs H.R.Tisdall,Ngapuna-a son.|
Otago Witness,February 6, 1923
|The death occured of Miss Henrietta M`COIG,aged 81 years,as the result of burns recieved.Her house caught fire through the curtains being blown against a lighted candle used for reading in bed.Deceased practised as a nurse in Nelson for over 40 years.|
|Henry George DAIKEE ,65 years of age,an old resident of Wairau,fell dead on the 25th.Death was due to heart failure|
|What was thought to be a dual flood fatality,occured on the 25th near Lake Coleridge,Miss Elizabeth IRWIN aged 24 years and George GOOD aged 22 years,son of the manager of "Glenfalloch Station",are believed to have been swept away and drowned in the Wilberforce River,which was in flood.They left the station in the trap for Lake Coleridge. The trap and the dead horse were later recovered and later the both bodies.|
|A miner named Edward M`Pheat, aged 45 years,who is employed at Green Island,was admitted to the hospital at 7.30 am on the 30th ult,suffering from concussion and bruises. It appears that while he was riding down Saddle Hill,on a bicycle,he collided with another bicycle which was lying on the road and was thrown heavily.Mr. M`PHEAT,whose injuries are of a fairly serious nature,is a married man and resides in Clyde Street,Mosgiel.|
|J.W.WALL, a single man, a railway porter, was killed at Newmarket Station,Auckland,He was Struck by a train while he was oiling the points on the line.|
|Harold LENNOX aged 6 years,son of Mr Gordon J.LENNOX,of Remuera,was drowned at Orekai on the 31st. With his brother and two other boys,the eldest aged 11 years,he was fishing, and fell into a channel which has a strong current.The eldest boy of the party,Reginald JUDSON, luckily jumped in and had almost reached deceased,when he himself began to sink,having to be drawn to safety. He ran for assistance,and a boat brought LENNOX ashore, but it was too late.JUDSON, who is a son of Lieutenant JUDSON .V.C.learnt to swim only a fortnight ago and could not swim more than 10 yards.|
|While fishing a few days ago about 6 chains
above the Lower Hutt bridge,a man named SCHRAMKA discovered the body
of a man entangled in the willow trees which abound on the bank of the river.
It was subsequently identified as that of John Edward HAYES, builder
of Lower Hutt,who had been missing from his home for over a week. The deceased
had been worrying considerably of late.Some months ago he met with an accident,which
he said quite un-nerved him.
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