- 1925 - Miscellaneous
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The Weekly Press and New Zealand Referee
- 8 July 1921
The Weekly Press - 2 September 1921
Weekly Press & New Zealand Referee - 18
The Weekly Press - 30 December
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Press and New Zealand Referee - 8 July
Photo - Late Mr Joseph
VANGIONI - of Akaroa - 063
Mr Joseph Vangioni, pioneer, died at his
residence, Akaroa, on 22 June aged 86 years
he was born in Calomini, Central Italy, and in 1855 went
In 1861 his travels brought him to Australia and in the
following year came to NZ. he was married at
Akaroa in 1870 to Miss Julia Brocklebank of
and they had 11 children. 8 of whom are living, namely
Mr Joseph Vangioni, Mr Thomas Vangioni, Mrs E.Le
Lievre, Mrs T.Narbey, Mrs G.Hennie,
Mrs E.Kearney and Miss Vangioni.
Photo - DEMPSEY
Jack Dempsey, the world's heavy-weight boxing champion
hanging out the wash in an effort to get on the good side of
motherly Mrs Hutcheson,
who is responsible for the champion's weight, if cooking has
anything to do with it.
Collage of photos -
Inter-Island Football in Chch North v South -
played at Lancaster Park on Saturday 2 July won by the
North Island 28 to 13
1. D. McCormack
(North) the 2 captains,
2. Conolly, J.Steele, Cahot, Whyte, Ellis,
4. South island Team
6. North island Team.
9. The Elmwood and Waltham schools lightweight team who
provided the curtain raiser.
Photo - South Island
Back row - J.Steele, J.Cabot,
J.Russell, S. Whyte, E.Richardson,
E.H.Ellis, C.McLean, H.Phillips,
Front row - A.Scott, G.Jeffs,
W. Duncan, D.McCormack (Captain) W.Ford,
Photo - North island
Back row - E.Hughes, E.A.Bellis,
A.H.West, A.L. McLean,
J.Jacobs, J.Brownlie - Masters,
J.Moffitt, J.Donald. N.Grierson,
Front row - G. Aitken,
K.Svenson, W.Kingston, B.Algar, E.Roberts
(Captain) A.Carroll, E.Nicholls,
Press - 2 September 1921
Photo - Anderson's Bay
Children's Home - 029
Commissioner Hodder, in declaring the Home open said the Home
and grounds (20 acres) --- has been designed by the Salvation
Army srchitetural department and built by Mr. H.Parker, of
Photo - The Northern
School of Boxing - (Donovan Bros, Parnell)
Back row - V.Dignan, C.Purdy, H.May,
C.Blackburn, E.Burns, E.Pound,
W.Morgan, P.McCloskie, H.Hickey, G.Brown.
2nd row - E.Hackenhall, R.Keenan,
E.Gamble, J.Whittome, E.Smith, J.Buckley,
R.Meali, J.Fletcher, P.Dignan, R.Sinclair,
3rd row - R.Lewis, J.Keenan, H.Donovan,
E.Donovan, J.Graham, J.Pound (Hon sec)
Front row - E. Donovan, P.Donovan,
New Zealand Amateur
Boxing Championships, held at Greymouth on 28, 29, 30
Photo - Ashburton
Athletic Club Team - 031
Back row - J.C.Thompson (trainer) B.V.Cleary (NZ
heavy-weight champion) H.R. McElrea (delegate and club
Front row - T.Hooper (Light-weight)
T.Armstrong (feather) G.Terris (Bantam)
Northern Boxing Association
Representatives - photo - 032
Back row - H.Donovan (trainer) H.May (NZ
Lightwieght champion) B.Baker (Welter weight) Major
Front row - M.Hatton (NZ Feather-weight champion)
D.Meale (NZ Middle-weight champion) C.Purdy (NZ
DWYER - photo - 033
Superintendant John Dwyer, who recently retired from the Police
Force after 43 years service.
Photo - Queen of St
Mark's School. QUINLAN - Wellington
The crowning ceremong of Hilma Quinlan took place in the Town Hall
on 20 August ----- taking part in the
ceremony were Joan, Margaret and Freda Ballinger, Kenneth and
Ronald Hodson, Hilda Clift,
Phyllis Martin, Dorothy
Underwood, Ina Small,
Edna Chote, Eileen
Margaret McKenzie, Joan Fauvell,
Gwyn Stitchbury, Joyce Rosenberg,
Joyce Radford, May
Martin, Phil Rosie,
Charles Halkett ----
Photo of Citation -
presented to John Dwyer on his retirement - 035
Christchurch 8 August 1921 on his retirement from office of
Superintendant of the Canterbury police Division -----
a wonderful document.
POLKINGHORNE - 036
Rita Polkinghorne age 9 Queen of the St Albans School
(Christchurch) Carnival to raise funds for improvements to the
school and grounds. The crowning ceremony took place on
10 August and was repeated on 15 August --------
Collage of photos
- Canterbury v Wellington - - 037
Played at Athletic Park, Wellington on Saturday 13
August, won by Wellington 27 points to 11.
E.Cummings, C.R.Murray (Canterbury) Peterson
(Canterbury) Siddels, D.Algar, Ryan
(Captain) jackson, Markham, Hutcheson,
Tunnington, King, J.Shearer, Hansen, Price,
Duncan, Bruce, Standen, Parker,
Press & New Zealand Referee 18 November 1921
Collage of photos -
Canterbury A & P Show Nov 10 and 11th
- photos all of sheep - 089
1. Mr G.P.Johnston's (Gore) champion border leicester
5. Mr A.W.Adams (Sheffield) champion romney marsh ram
7 Mr H.J.Andrew's (Maheno) champion southdown ram.
8 Mr H.J.Andrew's (Maheno) champion southdown ewe
9 Messrs L.W. and J.E.Storry's (Southbridge) champion
11 Mr B.Withell's (Ealing) champion Ryeland ram
12 Mr B.Withell's (Ealing) champion Ryeland ewe
15 Sir George Clifford's (Stonyhurst) champion halfbreed
16 Sir George Clifford's (Stonyhurst) champion
Collage of photos -
Canterbury A & P Show Nov 10 and 11th
- photos all of cattle - 090
1. Mr J.A.Scott's (Brookside) champion shorthorn bull
2. Mr Jno Nixon's (Killinchy) champion shorthand cow
3. Mr R.Peach's (Ashley) champion milking shorthorn cow
5. Mr L.R.Stoddart's (Willowby) champion fresian bull
7. Mr R.Maddren's (Winchester) champion jersey bull
8. Mr H.E.B.Watson's (Riccarton) champion jersey cow.
9. Messrs McDowell Bros (Wakanui) champion
11. Messrs Thompson and Co's (Dunedin) champion
12. Mr D.G.Wright's (Ashburton) Clydesdale mare.
Weekly Press - 30 December 1921
Photo - Wanganui
- World Sculling Champs to be held Thursday next 5
January - 093
The race for the World's sculling champs the contestants
a with prominent supporters.
The champion Dick Arnst,
challenger Darcy Hadfield.
Photo - HADFIELD
and his Committee - 094
J.R.Foster, J.F. Le Sueur,
G.Pearce, H.Oakley Browne,
(Hadfield's trainer) H.Fry, Darcy
Hadfield, C.G.Young, (hon sec)
C.H.Rhimes, N. Mckenzie
Photo - HADFIELD - 095
poto of Darcy Hadfield.
Photo - ARNST
Photo of Dick Arnst.
Photos - 097
1st Women's International Athletic
meeting held at the Persham Stadium, Paris. Some
successful English competitors.
1. Miss Hatt (England) on left just beaten
in the hurdle race by Melle Rellac, winner of the 100yds
2. Miss Cast (England) winning the 500mtrs race
3. Miss Birchenough
Press & New Zealand Referee - 9
Collage of 21 Photos -
Wellington Trotting Club Hutt Park - Tuesday 24
January - 038
1. Mr T.M. Wilford M.P. and Mrs Russell
7. Mr R.A.Armstrong (chairman) and Mrs T.M.Wilford.
presenting the whip to Mr O.E. Hooper, driver of Locanda
Dillon. winner of the cup.
12. Mr T.M.Wilford, speaking at the presentation of the Gold
13. Messrs W.Armstrong (Greytown) and Peters
Collage of 20 photos -
Foxton Race Meeting - 039
Foxton the popular picnic race meeting of the Dominion.
3. Messrs J.M.Johnston (Palmeston North)
E.P.Wilson and I.H. Freeman (secretary
5. Messrs F.Spriggins, A.V.Brown, A.Way (secretary
Marton J.C.) A.L.Freeman.
13. Messrs J.R.Whyte, (President) L.R. Freeman
(secretary) W.A.Jewell (steward)
17. Mr J.J.Corry (Blenheim) and Mr E.Short (Fielding)
Photo - Ponsonby Club
- runners-up for the Rink Championship - 040
F.Bishop (sub) A.Parsons (s) V.Casey, R.S.
Photo - Winners of Rink
Championship - 041
Taieri Club Winners of the Rink Championship
W.Allan, G.A.McKinnon, WM Carswell
Photos - Bowling
Championship - Dunedin - 042
The Dominion Bowling Championship Tournament held at
Dunedin 11 to 25 January 1922 .
J.M.Blackenbridge, jnr, and J.Blackenbridge sen. winners
of the doubles tournament.
J.Rigby (North-east Valley Club) winner and P.Carolin (St
Kilda Club) runner up, the winner and runner-up in the singles
C.Smith and P.Daubney, runners-up for the doubles
Press 19 March 1923
Photo - BASSETT -
Palmeston North - 049
Mr T.Bassett was born at sea on board the Duke of
Roxburgh 1839-40 en route to New Zealand.
Press and New Zealand Referee - 29 March
Photos - Waimate Racing
Club - 043
Waimate Racing Club's annual meeting held Thursday 15
on the Judge's stand - Messrs T.Twoomey
(President) J.O'Brien, J.Cooney, (timekeeper)
Mr L.C.Hazlett's & horse, winner of the Waimate Cup.
Photo - ROGERS - 045
Mr Thomas Rogers (Palmeston North) born at Petone 29
Photo - 4
Generations - HAMILTON - 046
Mrs Hamilton, of Wanganui, her daughter, Mrs
McHugh, Granddaughter and great
granddaughter, has been paying a visit to
Wellington after an
absence of 65 years
Photo - SINCLAIR
Mrs Sinclair was born on board the brig Arab in
1841 when the vessel was on its way to New Zealand.
Photo - Mrs EDWARDS -
Mrs W.A.Edwards Vice -president of the Early Settlers and Historical
Association of Wellington.
Photo - EDWARDS
Mr W.A.Edwards, Hon Sec. of the Early Settlers and Historical
Association of Wellington.
Photo - Whangarei
Trotting Club's meeting 15 March at Auckland - 051
Mr A.J.Murdoch M.P. presenting medal to A.Bryce, driver -----
Mr L.J.Brake, president on right.
Mr Murdoch presenting wristlet watch to Mr A.C.McArdle,
owner ------ winner of Marsden handicap.
Press and New Zealand Referee 14 June 1923
Collage of photos - 108
Christchurch Competitions Society's Annual Musical and Elocutionary
competitions held Christchurch May 7 - 26th, some 1st
1. Miss S.I.Aitken, recitation, humerous recitation,
oratorical display, shakespearean recitation.
2. Miss Edna Firth, piano solo (Begg Scholarship)
3. Miss Marguerite Minson piano solo under 13.
4. Miss Alice Greenlees, recitation girls under 12
5. Miss Thelma Thomson song for girls under 12
6. Miss Dorothy Manhire, song in character under
16. song under 14.
7. Misses Edna Penney and Bessie Pollard, piano
8. Miss Marjorie Alexander, piano solo under 10
9. Miss Winnifred Stott, piano solo reading at
sight, under 16
10. Miss Nanna Newey, recitation in character
11 Miss Freda Moir, violin solo, under 12
12 Miss Anna Audibert, song in character
13 Miss Madge Hardie song for girls under 16
14 Mr S.A.Bell Irish song, Scottish song,
Baritone solo, sacred solo. vocal scholarship,
mens vocal championship
15 Mr Bert Goodland, recitation with
accompaniment under 16 humerous recitation under
16. Mr John Voss, recitation, oratoriacal display.
17 Miss Mavis Halliday, recitation girls under 18
18 Mr T.G.Rogers, Tenor solo, operatic solo,
Press and New Zealand Referee - 26 July
Photo - Maori Football
Team - 052
The Maori representative Football team which recently visited
Australia and is now touring New Zealand.
Back row - R.Tuko, M.Roberts,
W.McGregor, J.Walker, R.Amohanga, R.Akuira,
Third row - R. Wehipeihann, R.George,
J.Bailey, J.Bannister, Revd P.Matene,
R.Broughton, H. Kingi
Second row - S.Gemmell, W.Barclay, (vice-capt)
W.T.Parata (manager) H.Jacobs, (capt) P.Taiapa,
Front row - T.bevan, T.Peina, (Kiwi mascot)
Photos - Motor Fatality
- COOK - Christchurch - 053 &
054 & 057
14 July Mr J.E.Doherty a retired farmer living in Christchurch was
the driver of one car, an Overland with passengers Messrs Samuel
James Cook and David cairns. Mr H.E.Wright, an inspector
for the Canterbury Motor Co. was the driver of the other 2 seater
Ford. ----- lots more ------ Cook died
instantly ---- Samuel james Cook aged 38 was a farm
labourer living with his parents at 35 Hagley St, Lower
Riccarton. The other man Davis Cairns of 112 Peterborough st
received injuries to his head and body.
Photo - COOK
Mr Samuel James Cook pictured in uniform (killed)
Photo - CAIRNS -
Mr David Cairns ( received injuries to the head and body)
Photo - Boxing Championships - 1st
round MURRAY - 058
Light-weight boxing championships, Wellington Town Hall
Wednesday 11 July, Les Murray (Invercargill)
defeated Clarrie Blackburn (Auckland) the referee
stopped the bout in the 14th round.
Photo - Boxing Championships - 2nd round
- BLACKBURN - 059
Photo - Boxing Championships - 6th round MURRAY
Photo - Boxing Championships - Les Murray
- winner - 061
Photo - BLACKBURN
Clarrie Blackburn, boxing championship loser
Press & New Zealand Referee 17 January 1924
Photo - Auckland
Cricket Team - 104
The Auckland Cricket team who won the Plunket Shield match
against canterbury by 10 wickets.
Back row. - J.Watts (Hon treasurer Auckland cricket assoc)
S.G.Smith, H.Gillespie, A.Irving, C.C.Dacre,
A. Anthony, R.Frater, M.J.Flynn (Hon secretary)
Front row - Mr Henry Brett (Patron) H.E.Burton,
C.Alcott, M.C.Sneddon (Captain) H.Wilson,
Photo - Picnic
J.C. Williamson Ltd at Waiheke Island - 105
The annual picnic of J.C.Williamson Lts at Surfdale,
Waiheke island, Auckland, the Manager (Mr John FARRELL) and the members
of the "Kissing Time" Company.
Collage of 12 photos -
Christchurch Bowling Tournament. - 106
New Zealand Bowling Championship Tournament at Christchurch
1. D.Hutcheson (Caledonian)
2. J.B. Jack (St John's )
3. Dr J.C.Pairman (Christchurch) and J.Brackenbridge (Newtown)
4. A. Kinvig (Linwood)
5. H.Mann (Green Island) J. Wooller (Remuera) and
7. P.Edwards (Greymouth)
8 J. Wooller (Remeura)
9 J.Angus (Canterbury)
10 C. Ingram (Wellington)
11 S.Sinclair (Lyttelton)
12 M.A.Pattrick (New Brighton)
Press 10 October 1928
GRRENFIELD - 147
A reproduction of the 1st photograph to be brought by aeroplane from
Australia to New Zealand. The photo is of Peter Greenfield
aged 10 and half months son of Mr C.P.Greenfield of the
Eastern Cable Company, Cremorne, Sydney.
Squadron-leader Kingsford Smith took the photo to the grandparents
Mr and Mrs F.E.Greenfield of Heathfield Ave, Christchurch.
Photo - A Young
Violinist - McCONACHY - Timaru boy in New
York - Mr Arthur
Hartmann - 148
Miss Amy Nevill-Smith (Mus.Assoc.Melb. Univ) a well-known
teacher of singing and violin at Timaru has recently sent her
talented violin pupil, Mr Rees McConachy, to one of the
greatest violinists to continue his studies with Mr Arthur Hartmann
the eminent violinist of New York ---- more ----
Violinist - photo
Mr Rees McConachy.
Marriages - 151
GIBSON - REID, whose
marriage takes place next week ----- lots of names
Collage of 11 photos -
Timaru to Christchurch Cycle contest. - 152
1. & 2. B.W.Arnst winner of the big road race last
4. B.S.McCann, New Plymouth -- fastest time ----
5. A.E.Porter, a veteran rider aged 40 passing
through Geraldine ---- has started the race 7 times.
6. M.Fass, Christchurch, 2nd man home
Collage of 14 photos -
Christchurch Boys' High School Annual Sports meeting -
1. C.F.Ell, who won the mile walk -----
2. C.Rweedie, winner of 120yds hurdles under 15 ----
3. J.McDonald, winner 120 yds open.
4. M.G.Ir win, winner of 200yds handicap open.
9. G.Lightband, winner of 440yds handicap open
10. M.Hunter, winner of high jump.
11. G.M.Martin, winner of 100yds
championship 200yrds, 2nd in 440yrs senior
cup with 24 points.
12. A.V.Chappell, winner of 440yrds.
14. M.Hunter jumping.
Wellington Competitions for
children - photo - 154
1. Dawson Douglas, Christchurch, 1st boys'
song, 1st boys' reading sight.
2. Kathleen read, Christchurch, 1st humerous recitation, under
12, 1st song in character, 1st musical monologue,
1st action recitation, 1st junior test recitation, 1st
girls' song and 1st girls' action song
3. Audrey Oates, Palmeston North, 1st humerous
4. Ewart Douglas, Christchurch, 1st boys' song.
5. Connie Flamank, Timaru, 1st vocal solo, 1st
vocal solo, NZ composer, 1st vocal solo, with
6. irene Wilson and Shirley perrin, 1st duet in
character under 12
7. Claire Dulien and Miss nelson, Christchurch, 1st
8. Hilda Crysall, wahganui 1st sacred solo
1st Scottish song, 1st Operatic solo.
9. Marjory Alexander, Christchurch, 1st piano
solo, 1st piano solo, open, 1st piano
10. Belle Renaut, Christchurch, 1st Irish song,
1st Contralto solo, 1st vocal solo, 1st
11. Mary Lennie, Wellington, 1st piano solo.
Photo - Opening
of the Bowling and Croquet season at Linwood Club,
Christchurch - 155
photo 2 - Miss Gwendoline Williams, who threw up the 1st
jack and declared the season open.
photo 4 - Mrs Williams sends up the 1st bowl for the Linwood
photo 5 - a group of prominent officials -
Mr J.R.Brunt, (one of the original founders of the club) Mr
A.J.Benzie, (past president of the Dominion assoc) Mr
F.Williams (president of the Linwood club) Mr J.Colville
(president of the Christchurch centre) Mr W. McKinley (Vice
-president of the Linwood Club)
Auntie Betty's Merry Mates
- photos - 155a
1. Curly (Lois Giles)
2. Norma Talmadge (Kini Taylor)
3. Shamrock (Joan Davis)
4. clematis (Alice Wills)
Obituary - CUNNINGHAM
The death took place at Strathearn, Brookside,
Canterbury last week of Mr John Cunningham, a well-known
canterbury farmer and stock breeder at age 60. he was the oldest son
of late Mr John Cunningham, a pioneer settler in the Brookside
district. ----- after Lincoln College he
accompanied his father and brother on an extended tour of Great
Britain and the USA. he commenced farming on his own account
in 1897 --- was chairman of the Ellesmere County Council since
1914 --------- more ----
Obituary - FRIEDLANDER
The death was announced last week From Auckland of Mr Hugo
Friedlander, aged 79. he came out with several
brothers and was first associated in business with the late Mr
Julius Mendelson, of Temuka. Late he and his brothers founded
the firm of Friedlander Bros. at Ashburton ------ was Mayor of
the Borough, Councillor, chairman of the Ashburton
County Council, chairman of the Lyttelton harbour Board
------ many years ago he was severely injured by a
fall of grain sacks in a store ------ He moved to Auckland
some years ago on account of failing health.
Obituary - GARROW
Mr Robert Garrow, who died suddenly at Oamaru last week had been a
resident there for 53 years. he was first appointed a sclerk
to the New Zealand and Australian Land Company on the Ardgowan
estate. ---- was for some years in
Dunedin ----and then purchased a farm on Ardgowan when
Obituary - McPHEE
Mr Malcolm McPhee, who lived in the Balfour district,
Southland for about 47 years, died last week. he
worked on his father's farm until age 21 when he joined
his brother Dugald. They were contract ploughing
on the Glenure estate for several years -- later went cropping
on the Waimea Plains. the estate was cut up
for settlement when both acquired a section of their own.
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