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Tuesday  1 November  1898
Obituary  -  TRIGGS  -  002
Mr James Triggs------  at age 82  was a very old colonist,  having arrived with his wife by the Clontarf  in 1858.  --- native of Suffolk, England, 
where he married   -------   leaves a widow  and 1 son.  Mr Robert Triggs -----  another son died a few years ago ----- funeral today  largely attended.

Lyttelton  -  accident  003
BELL  -
  a boy named Norman Bell ----  11 years of age ---  of Dampier's Bay ---   ---- broke his left leg -----

Deaths  -  004
PALMER  -  Samuel Richard,  of  Waimate    ---  age 73  -------
MILLER  -  Hugh Kennedy  of Christchurch,  age 29 -------  an inquest will be held.

New Plymouth  -  Wedding  -  005
EVANS  -  GOVETT  -  Rev F.G.Evans-----  to   Miss Govett,  daughter   of Archdeacon Govett ------

Inquest  -  Auckland  - 006
SHIVNAN  - 
-----  Joseph Shivnan  ------  

Napier  -  CARLILE  -  007
the death ----  by cable from Genoa  of Mr J.W.Carlile  a well known barrister and solicitor,   aged 55,  -----  one of the soundest lawyers in the
colony  was called to the English Bar in 1870  and to New Zealand Bar in  1874.

Fire  -  008
PATTRICK  -  
a 6 roomed house,  a small adjoining  butchers shop,  occupied by Mr David Pattrick  and owned  by  Mr William  DEARSLEY,  of Linwood.


Wednesday  2 November  1898
Blenheim  - 
REES  - 
010    the death ---  Mr William Gilbert Rees,  an early settler,  formerly a station holder in Otago district -------

Masterton  - 
FISHER  - 
011   ---Frank Fisher -----   at Opaki


Thursday  3 November  1898
Wellington  -  SMITH  -  013
Mr H.F.Smith,  senior electrical mechanician -----  died this morning ----  aged 62.  He was one of the oldest telegraph officials in the colony  -----   in 1863


Saturday  5  November  1898
Welcome Home  -  GLANVILLE  -  PATTRICK   -   017
--- at New Brighton  ---  to Mr and Mrs J.Glanville  who have just returned from a trip to the Old Country.  ------  presented Miss C.Pattrick  with a beautiful writing desk  and card case  ---resigning as organist  -----  more ----

Fire  -  NEILL  -  018
a 4 roomed house ---  Mrs Rebecca Neill.  a widow,  aged 73  ----  situsted at Woodside,  some 4 miles from West Oxford  was destroyed
 by fire  on 2 November  -------


Monday  7 November  1898
Nelson  -  KATENE  -  020
Wikitoria Katene,  an ------  and mother of Mrs MARTIN   died at the Maori Pah,  Wakapuaka,  ----  aged about 90  --- dau of late Henri Te Kepa, 
late chief of the Ngatiawa tribe,  Taranaki.

Presentation  -  EVANS  -  021
---  a farewell social ----- Star of Hornby Lodge of Good Templars ------  Sister M.Evans  --- on marriage is leaving the district to reside at Fairlie
 ---  presented with a silver egg cruet -------

Wellington  -  022
RASMUSSON  -  
  2 sisters  -----  Rasmusson  were playing see-saw ----    plank struck Maude  on the head ----  died almost immediately.


Tuesday  8 November  1898
Waikuku  -   025
DOWNES    --- Mt J. Downes  --- thrown from his horse ------    injuries -------


Wednesday  9 November  1898
Maintenance -   027
Le COMPTE  -  David ----   leave the colony ------

Presentation  -  028
HOLCROFT  - 
Mr H. Holcroft -----   presented with a silver inkstand ------


Thursday  10 November  1898
Palmeston North  -  030
O'LEARY  -  
---  a man named Florence O'Leary,  contractor ----   


Saturday  12 November  1898
Dunedin  -  032
JONES  - 
Mr F.L.Jones,  well known in Dunedin  musical circles,  died at the hospital  there yesterday morning.

Fire  -  033
REES  - 
a house --- Mr Howard Rees  at West Oxford,  narrowly escaped being burnt down by the chimney catching fire -------


Monday  14 November  1898
Invercargill  -  HEBDEN  -  035
---   of Herbert Edward Hebden, youngest son of late Mr John Hebden who was for many years editor of "Canterbury Times"  ---  was only 20
years of age  just gone to join staff of "Southland News"  died very suddenly.

Auckland  -  036
SCOTT  -
  Hamilton Scott,  aged 16,  and 2mths out from London,  staying with ---  Mr Smith ----

Obituary  -  037
Auckland  -  Dr GINDERS ----    superintendant of Rotorua Sanitorium
Wellington  -  FRYER  ----    passenger on Warrimoo   for Sydney  -----  
Timaru  -  JOHNSTON  --  oldest linemen   --- aged 66

Blenheim  -  038
HODGSON  -
a child named John Hodgson,  16mths old  son of settler at Okaramio  -----   died ----

Death  -  039
MALLUZA  - 
a widow  named Mary Malluza,  aged 67  ----was found dead  beside her chair ----   more -----


Tuesday  15 November  1898
Obituary  -  EVANS  -  041
Mr Richard Evans ----  was a soldier  early in life,  ---- stationed 8 years in Corfu ----  came to Canterbury 34 years ago in the British Empire 
----  was a builder until his death.   ------   more -----

Accidents  -  042
Palmeston North  -  STEWART  -  died at Longburn -----  
Christchurch  -  HAMILTON  -  Sydney   aged 10 years --- knocked off bicycle ----  leg broken -----

Lyttelton  043
DEMPSEY  -  
  Mr John Dempsey,  died ----  on Monday night ----   came to Lyttelton in the  ship  Armor  in 1864  --------


Wednesday  16 November  1898
Inquest  -  045
DEMPSEY  - 
John Currie Dempsey -----    from injuries received by being knocked out of a railway truck on 5 November    ---- 


Thursday  17 November  1898
Nelson  -   048
SILCOCK
  -  a young man named George Silcock --- was  placing a cartridge in a rifle ---------  burnt his face ----

Fire  -  ROBINSON  -  049
an 8 roomed house in Colombo Street north,  occupied byMrs Robinson  was burnt -----  adjoining premises of Mr C.W.BRADLEY 
house painter  were slightly scorched -----     property owned by Church Property Trustees,  was sub-let to Mr Maurice BING ---------  more -----


Friday  18 November  1898
BELL  -  050
A  benefit concert in aid of the family of the late J.Bell,  who was accidentally killed at Belfast -----   large attendance ----  
piano sections  by  Miss Katie Young,   skirt & fan dances by  -   Misses Dowding(2),  Barrington  and Marquet
songs  by   -   Mrs E.T.Robinson  Miss Hepburn  Mrs W. Cresswell,  Messrs Carew,  Barnes,  Vincent  and Conner
Mrs L.L.Cordery  and Miss Katie Young  acted as accompanists.

Obituary  -  Oamaru  - 
PARKER  -  052 
-   the death is announced of Mr T.H.Parker,  a very old identity,  and an ex-stipendary magistrate.

Maintenance - 
WATSON  -  053   - W.J.Turner Watson -----   for his wife ------  til 21 November   ---   at Timaru -----


Saturday  19 November  1898
Death  -  SUTCLIFFE  -  056
a man named Richard Sutcliffe,  65 years of age ----      death of his wife 2 years ago.


Monday  21 November  1898
Inquests   -  058  - 
McNIECE  -  James,     aged 62  an old and respected resident  ---- Thames
WATKINS  -  Charles  ---  aged 72  found dead ----    Napier  - 
COLLINS  -  Mrs ---  gored by a cow,   died ------ Dunedin  - 
MATHEWS  -  Harriet  -  a widow,  aged 65  ---  found dead in bed.  Christchurch  - 

Desertion  - 
ILLING  -  059  -  Alice  Illing  ------  child to be received into the Burnham Industrial School ------

Bankruptcy  -  060
McALPINE  -  George -----


Tuesday  22 November  1898
Accident  -    062
GREGG   -  Thomas Gregg  ---   falling off his bicycle  -------
HAMPTON  -  a 15mth child  son of Mr Thomas Hampton  drowned -------  an inquest will be held.

Inquest  - 063
CORNTHWAITE  -     - a male infant   ----  mother  Julia Cornthwaite  -------  adjourned  to 5 December -------

Woodville - 064
SMITH  -    ---  lad named Rupert Smith  --- disappeared  from his home -------   

Inquest  -  Dunedin  -  065
COLLINS  -   Mrs Collins  who was gored by a cow at South Dunedin last week  died in hospital yesterday  ---------  more ----


Wednesday  23 November  1898
Presentation -  067
MORSE  -  Mr A. Morse  of the Railway Traffic Dept. ---   transferred to Palmeston North --- set of carvers ---  

Woodville  -  Missing Boy -  
SMITH  -  068  -  the boy Smith,  who --- disappeared  was found sleeping on the Woodville racecourse.


Thursday  24 November  1898
Obituary  -  070
HOOKHAM 
-  -  Mr Henry Hookham,  one of the oldest chess players in Canterbury -----  Chess editor of the Canterbury Times ---  died ---  aged 74 ---

Accident  -    071
HENDY    -
Mr T.H.Hendy ---  bootmaker ---  was run into by a cyclist   named Mason  -----   sustained a fracture of the leg near the hip --------


Friday 25 November  1898
Obituary  -  BONE  -  073
an old colonist ----  Mr Thomas Henry Bone ----  aged 59 years ---  was born in Hampshire, England,  came out to Auckland in 1863 -----  
came to Canterbury in 1865   --- managed Mr William Pratt's branch of Dunstable House in Lyttelton.   -----   in 1878  he went to England 
  -----  came back ---   internment   at Linwood Cemetery -----

Obituary  -  HOOKHAM  -  074
Mr Henry Hookham  one of the oldest chess players -----    for some 20 years  chess editor of the Canterbury Times ---died aged 74  --- was born in
London in 1824 --   in 1850 he became part owner of an  old --- London Library  known as "Hookham's Library "    ------  in 1865   -- came to NZ 
with his family  -----  for some years farmed at Kaiapoi  --- for 10 years he taught in schools  at  -----   founded chess club at Kaiapoi  --  in 1870
 won the  chess championship of Canterbury ----   funeral  at Papanui Churchyard  on Saturday ----   

Meeting of Creditors  -  075
ALEXANDER  - 
----  1st meeting  of creditors  of J.J.Alexander  of Kaiapoi,  storekeeper -----   meeting adjourned until  2 December  --------  a long column

Fatalities   -  076
MANHIRE  -  a lad named William Manhire,  18 years old ---  drowned in the Waihao  River  ----    an inquest will be held
WINTER  -  the 9mths old son of Mr George Winter,  a farmer residing at ----   died in a convulsive fit ------- West Oxford 

HOOKHAM  -  077
There will be no meeting of the Canterbury Chess Club tonight,  owing to the death of the President,  Mr Hookham.

Fatal accident  -  BRUCE  -  078
a young fellow named John Bruce,  18 years old ---  met with a bicycle accident ----  at Ashburton  ---  started a road race ----  inquest  today -----

Drowned  - TULLEY  -   079
2 telegraphists  -- rowing down the Avon ---  found a body of a girl  about 14 years old ----    near Burwood Post Office ---  identified as Elsie Tulley
an inquest will be held. ---


Saturday  26 November  1898
Presentation  -  080
MANDER  -  Mr J.  at ---  West Oxford ----  set of carvers in morroco case  ----  transferred to Taranaki district  ----------

Inquest  -  TULLEY  -  082  &  087
Elsie Gilchrist Tulley  found in the river -------   John Tulley,  publisher of the "Lyttelton Times"  father of Elsie  ----  in her 15th year ----  half sister 
Ivy Bertha   aged 9 years   ----      married  12 years to stepmother,   Elizabeth Chamberlain Tulley  ------   3 very long columns ------

Maintenance  -  FREW  -  084
John Frew  ----  father of an illegitimate child  ------

Accidents  -   085
FLEETWOOD  -  Laurie  was drowned while attempting to cross the Mangawhero River  near Patea.
WINTER  -   -Harry,  son of Mr George Winter -----     
HARDING  - a lad named Harding who is a puil at the Deaf and Dumb  school of Sumner ,  fell  while climbing a fence ----  dislocated an elbow ---


Monday  28 November  1898
Obituary  -    Mr Downie STEWART  -  091
The Hon. W.D.Stewart  was born at Blairdrummond,  near Stirling,  Scotland  on 15 May 1842.  At 19 years of age  came to New Zealand  ----  
resumed his study of law ----     12 June 1867  admitted to the bar ----  in 1879  elected a member of the House of Representaives for Dunedin
 ------  in 1875 he visited Great Britain  --------  


Tuesday  29 November  1898
missing issue

Wednesday 30 November  1898
Letter to editor  - 
Tulley -  092
   ---    a sad story  -----   

Fatal accident  -  093
HENDY  - 
Mr T.H.Hendy  ---  knocked doen by a cyclist  ----     died in hospital last night -----   an inquest will be held  tomorrow -----

Concert  -  094
CORKIN  -
a concert to be given ----  in aid of widow and children  of the late Mr Joshua Corkin,  of Sydenham -------  

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
10 November  2008

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