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Monday 6 May 1935
Photo -  001 -  
CHAPMAN - Mr Denis  & Mrs,  and
RICH - Miss Helen  at opening of Christchurch Hunt Club

Photo -  002
TODD - Mr B.J.  general manager of Associated Motorists Co. Ltd.  ----

Photo -  003
WRIGHT - Rev. H. Nelson,  of Akaroa,   -------
CULLEN -  Mr William,  formerly chief inspector of machinery in NZ  has died in Wellington ---


Tuesday 7 May 1935
Kings Silver Jubilee  -----004
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Accidents& Fatalities -  005
LAWSON -  Eric,   recently married,  aged 22  ----   injured  Kowai River
STANLEY - John,  Dunedin,  working in locomotive boiler,  injured -----
FREEMAN -  Randall,  of Dunedin,  married man,  killed ---
FRANCIS -  Joseph,  of Auckland,  injured ---  aged 23 -----

Obituary -  006
DONALD - Mr Allen,  died at Featherston  age 59,   ----

Photo -  007
FINDLAY - Squadron Leader J.L.  M.C.   being presenting  a jubilee medal by Mayor Mr D.G.Sullivan

Photo -  008
HERCUS -  Rev. G.W.T.  Moderator of Christchurch Presbytery  -----

Photo - 009
NICHOLLS -  Colonel S.C.P.  D.S.O.  (officer commanding the Southern Command) ----  and
MASON - Lieutenant-Colonel S.D.  officer in charge of parade.

Reefton -  010
SMITH -  Victor,    also
SCHWASS -  William,  died ---  falling on concrete steps while visiting Smith   was married, aged 34,  son of Mr E. Schwass of Rorokohu.

Photo -  011
WEST-WATSON - Bishop  gave an address at Kings Silver Jubilee service  ----


Wednesday 8 May 1935  
Photo -  012
ACLAND -  Sir Hugh,  Citizens candidate ----
MARSHALL -  Mr S.F. secretary of  the association

Photo -  013
FULLER -  Sir Benjamin,   ------
MAXWELL -  Mr A.C.  headmaster of Phillipstown school  will retire  -----

Obituary -  014
FULLER -  Mrs Clara Thompson,  a well-known Picton res.  and wife of Mr James Fuller, sen.  aged 82    married twice,   
                    her 1st hus. Mr Robert LAERY, of Wellington,  marr. Mr Fuller about 20 years ago --   3 daughters  ----    all named ----

Obituary  -  015
McGEE -  Mr William George,  born Nelson 1850    ---  a marine engineer  ---- wife died 5 years ago --1 son,  Mr Alexander McGee
                            ---   3 daughters   -- all named  -  a brother Mr Harry McGee (Melbourne)  ------

Photo -  016
MOSLEY -  Mr E.D.  appointed principal magistrate Wellington
YOUNG -  Mr H.A.  and
LEVVEY -  Mr E.C.   transferred recently from Invercargill to Christchurch.


Thursday 9 May 1935

Photos  -  018  successful candidates for Mayoralty
SULLIVAN - Mr D.G.  (Mayor of Christchurch )
HISLOP - Mr T.C.A.  (Mayor of Wellington)
DAVIS - Mr E.H.  (Mayor of Auckland)
COX -  Rev. E.T. (Mayor of Dunedin)
DAVIS - Mr F.R.E.  (Mayor of Akaroa)
WOODS - Mr W.H.   (Mayor of Ashburton)
MELDRUM - Mr W.  (Mayor of Greymouth)
VICKERY - Rev. W.H.  (Mayor of Kaiapoi)

Photos  -  019  successful candidates for Mayoralty
SUTTON - Mr F.E.  (Mayor of Lyttelton)
SMITH - Mr E.L.  (Mayor of New Brighton)
COONEY - Mr M.F.E.  (Mayor of Oamaru)
ROWSE - Mr A.W.  (Mayor of Rangiora)
KYLE -  Mr H.S.S.  (Mayor of Riccarton)
NEWBURGH - Mr T  (Mayor of Sumner)
BUZAN - Mr A.W.  (Mayor of Timaru)
SATTERWAITE - Mr T.W.  (Mayor of Timaru

Photo - 021
PAGE -  Mr G.L. (Mayor of Nelson)

Photo - 022
STEVENSON -  Mr J.  (Mayor of Blenheim)


Friday 10 May 1935
Photo -  022  -  lots of students   no names
Graduates of Canterbury College who received their degrees at the graduation  ceremony held yesterday afternoon

Photo -  023
FENTON - Mr P.L. a former member of legislative Council of Uganda --visiting Christchurch
TAHIIWI - Mr Kingi,  appointed manager of Maori rugby team  ----
DASH -  Mr George,  Mayor of Waimate for last 10 years re-elected unopposed
McCORMICK  - Mr H. of Wellington  appointed secretary of NZ Amateur Athletic Assoc.

Photo -  024
MONK - Mr W.F. is a 1935 Rhodes scholar  receiving his diploma at Canterbury College from Hon.J.A.Hanan
HANAN - Hon. J.A.  Chancellor ----


Saturday 11 May 1935
Photo -  025  -  Davis Cup NZ tennis team in England
ANDREWS - E.D.  
STEDMAN -  A.C.
MALFROY - C.E.

Photo -  027
LITCHFIELD - Mr P.W.  president  of Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Co. arrive in Auckland on Monday.


Monday 13 May 1935
Photo  -  028  & 029   Amberley races
BEBAN - Miss W.  and
HUNTER Mr G. R.   -------
ELLIS - L.J.  jockey  on Wino

Photo -  030
GRAY -  Rev. J.L.  a missionary  from India  ---  will visit Christchurch next month.
MILLARD - Mr J.N.  of Wellington  a NZ rugby selector  has resigned.

Photo -  031
McKILLOP -  Mrs A.C.  of Christchurch  beat
CROMBIE - Mrs    --- golf championship Nelson

Diamond Wedding -  032
MILLS -  Mr Alfred  of Johnsonville  with his wife celebrated diamond wedding today.  born Nile st, Nelson  on 21 January 1843  married 11 May 1875 --------


Tuesday 14 May 1935
Photo -  033
BOON -  Mr J.K.  founder coach building  firm Boon and Co. Christchurch  has died  in his 91st year.

Photo -  034
FIELD - Mr W.H.  present member for Otaki  ----
TULLY -  Mr A.C.  representing Ethyl Export Corp. New York  visiting Christchurch.


Wednesday 15 May 1935
Photo -  035
HILLS -  Mrs M.A.  of Onehunga  turned 100   on Sunday   ------

Photo -  036
GOODMAN -  Mr H.S.J. (president of NZ Hockey Assoc)
HISLOP -  Mr T.C.A.  (Mayor of Wellington)  & Mrs Hislop
DOCTOR -  Mr Behram,  manager of visiting Indian hockey team.

Photo -  038
RENAUT - Captain C.M.  superintendent of Mercantile marine at Lyttelton,  will retire shortly.


Thursday 16 May 1935
Accidents  -  040
GLEN - Margaret Knox,  a widow,  aged 73  was killed   ---     
SEARLE -  Joan,  fell off her bike and broke a leg ---
SMALLBONE -  H.  a butcher,   received abrasions ---   
REED -  David H.      ----  found on the road,  is ok.

Photo -  039
SMITH -  Stratford,  aged 38  married,  fractured the base of his skull  ----   Greymouth ---
CUTHBERT -  Cameron,    drowned in Wairoa River on 28 April,    and
CONDON -  James,  uncle of Cameron,  died suddenly  Dargaville
McDONALD -  Mrs A.  of Blackball,  aged 60  found dead  ---  son Robert found her ----

Photo -  041
RICHARDS - Mr R.J.  headmaster of Christ's College -- elected president of Assoc. of Heads of Registered Secondary schools.
LANSLEY -  Captain  A.  arrived from England  by the "Remuera"    will be new surveyor of ships at Lyttelton.

Collage of Photos   -  042  -  mishap to flight of Southern Cross on flight across the Tasman.
TAYLOR Captain P.Gand
STANNAGE -  Mr J.W.
KINGSFORD-SMITH - Sir Charles  ---- propeller fell off


Friday 17 May 1935
Photo -  043
ESSON -  Colonel J.J.  (Grand Master)
HILLIARD - Rt. Rev. W.G. Bishop of Nelson,  

Photo -  044
FIRTH - Mr P.M.  will be   NZ Trade and Tourist Commissioner in Western America.
MEACHEN -  Mr C.  of Wellington,  elected president of NZ Legion  

Photo   -  045  & 046
KELLY -  Miss Elizabeth,  artist of Christchurch,  photo of  portrait of "Miss Joan Cunningham"  to be exhibited in Paris ----

Photo -  047  -  sheep dog trials
MATHER -  Mr W. (judge)
BASSETT -  Mr C.F.  (judges assistant and timekeeper)


Saturday 18 May 1935
Photo -  048
DOW -  Rev. A.J.H.  of Trinity Church,  Timaru ----  called to Gisborne.

Photo -  049
WEST -  Mr T.W. of Christchurch,  appointed assessor for Heathcote County  ----
BRIGGS -  Mr John,  of Christchurch  for more than 40 years active member of Canterbury A & P show, made life member


Tuesday 21 May 1935
Photo -  050
HEBER  -   Dr A.C. Gallinan,  arrived  to study sheep and cattle   ----
O'CONNOR - Rev. father S.  St Mary's Parish, Christchurch  transferred to Greenmeadows.
GIBBONS - Flight Lieutenant E.A.  aerodrome engineer for Public Works Dept.  ----

Obituary  -  051
PATON -  Mr Peter,  of Blenheim,  aged 79,  born Dundee,  married Miss Isobel NIVEN  in 1887  came to NZ  in "Arawa"
                    leaves 2 sons,   and surviving sister lives in Glasgow.

Photo  -  052 Roll of Honour Memorial Stone  unveiled at Canterbury Rowing Club 1914-1918
        E. Baxter,  W.A.Burn,  T.L.Burns,  B.Beaumont,  E.G.Bristed,  H.R.Brittan,  D.E. Cogan,  E.Cochrane,  R.C.Chambers,  C.D.Fox, 
        A.A.Foote,  J.G.Foster.   W. Fairburn,  R.D.Fitch,  J.S.Glen,  R.Gudgeon,  E.R.Guthrie,  G.W. Guthrie,  R.P.Herman,  S.F.Johnson,
         A.R.  Livingstone,  E.J.Livingstone,  L.C.Newman,  R.J.Petre,  A.G.Payling,  L.H.Parson,  E.L.Sapsford,  N.R.Sime,  D.J.Whitcombe,
         ---Wilsom,  R. C.Wallace.


Wednesday 22 May 1935
Photo -  054  -  Empire Shopping Day
BURTT -  Mr J.K.  secretary of the procession of British motor vehicles  to be held in Christchurch today ------

Photo -  055
GLASGOW -  Dr W.T.  been elected Deputy-Mayor of New Brighton.
RANDS -  Mr C.  of Springbank  re-elected president of Northern A & P Assoc.

Photo -  056
NORTHCROFT - Mr Justice   and
MOSLEY - Mr E.D.   and
OWEN - Mr R.B.  and
JOHNSTON -  Mr Justice  -------  planting 2 trees on the banks of the Avon near the law courts

Photo -  057
LAWRY -  Rev. A.C.  commenced his ministry at St John's, Bryndwr.
PARTON -  Mr D.E.  re-elected president  of Y.M.C.A.
EVANS -  Mr L.B. of Kaiapoi,  elected chairman of North Canterbury Electric Power Board.


Thursday 23 May 1935
Photo -  058
BLACKWELL -  Mr J.H.  re-elected chairman of Waimakiriri River Trust.
TURNER -  Mr W.  elected president of NZ Utility Poultry Club.

Photo -  059
ELWORTHY -  Mr A.S.  re-elected chairman of Canterbury Jockey Club committee.
TELFORD -  Dr. T.   gave a lecture last evening------

Photo -  061 Chairmen elected at annual meetings of County Councils
SCARFF -  Mr W.W.  (Heathcote)
MORROW -  Mr D.J.  (Ashburton)
PEACH - Mr R.  (Kowai)
RUTHERFORD -  Mr G.L.  (Cheviot)
GILMOUR -  Mr W.  (Selwyn)
CHAPMAN -  Mr W.G.  (Waimari)


Saturday 25 May 1935
Fatality -  062
CHAPMAN -  Mary Isobel,  wife of Mr J.C.  a service-car prop.   was found drowned in the Omaka River  ---   

Photo -  063
STALKER -  Mr W.  of Rangiora,  re-elected chairman of Rangiora County Council.

Photo -  065
TOTTENHAM -  Paymaster-Commander E.L.  arrived this week  in Wellington -- will be Naval Secretary in NZ


Monday 27 May 1935
Photo  -  066
BISPHAN -  G.  (Sunnyside)   about to make a pass ----  rugby at Lancaster Park.

Photo -  067
BLACKWELL -  D.  ---  speed trials of Pioneer Sports Club  on South Brighton

Photo -  068
DAVIES  -  Captain G. Humphries, of Auckland,  unpacking his exhibits  at Durham st art Gallery (Christchurch)

Photo -  069  -  Canterbury Mens Hockey team to play India on 3 June
From left -   W.J. Bowden;  N.V.Bowden;  B.D.Duffield;  R.Rushbridge;  R.P.Thomson;  C.A.Rogers;  L.A.Silver;  D.J.McCormick;  
                W.R.Cole;  S.J.McDonald;  C.Hore;  E.D.Cooper;  H.V.Rhind;   D.M.Hall;  and Mr C.S.Bellamy (selector)   absent  R.F.Moir.

Photo -  070   & 072
MILLER  -    Rev. D. Gardner  with
BEAVEN -  Mrs A.W.  cutting birthday cake at Diamond Jubilee  of Trinity Church,  Manchester st.

Photo -  071  - members  of New Brighton Borough Council
From left -  Cr A.E.Lawry;  Cr. C.V.Lester;  Mr F.D.Muirson (overseer)  Cr. J.N. Clarke;  Cr. A.W. Owles;  Cr. W.T.Glasgow (deputy-mayor) 
                    Mr C.T.Middleton (Town Clerk);  Cr J.S.Ainsworth:   the Mayor Mr E.L.Smith  Cr T.E.Thomson;  Cr. G.Duncombe.


Tuesday 28 May 1935
Obituary -  073
BRAYSHAW -  Mrs Sarah,  died yesterday aged 77  widow of Mr Thomas Brayshaw,  
FOWLER -  William Thomas,  at Wairau Hosp.  aged 82.

Photo -  074
O'NEILL -  Mr J.H.  of Sumner  elected president-secretary of Canterbury Provincial Fire Brigades' assoc.

Photo - 075
POLSON - Mr W.J.  president of NZ Farmers' Union -----

Photo -  076
SPEIGHT -  Professor R.  curator of Canterbury Museum ---
MacKENZIE -  Mr G.S.  of Sumner,  will contest Lyttelton seat  ----
DAWSON -  Lieutenant-Colonel F.W.  Medical Officer of health


Wednesday 29 May 1935
Obituary -  077
DODSON -  Mr Arthur,  lived all his life in the Wakapuaka district,  member of Foresters Lodge for 60 years  -----

Photo -  078
FOWAKER -  Mr C.E.  of Canterbury College  ----  will visit England next year -----
MANNERING -  Mr G.E.  of Christchurch,  elected life member of NZ Alpine Club.

Photo -  079
WILLIAMS -  Mr A.  J.P.  appointed Government rep. on Christchurch Fire Board.
DANKS -  Mr T.E.  well-known business man  has died.


Thursday 30 May 1935

Photo -  080
DART -  Ven. Archdeacon,  has died    assoc. with Nelson diocese  for over 50 years.
STEANS -  Mr F.  President of North Canterbury Acclimatisation Society ----
ROTHWELL -  Mr L.W.  ordination and induction of Pres. churches in Malvern district  will take place on 14 June.

Obituary -  081
MURRAY -  Mr James Arthur,  aged 81   came from Scotland 53 years ago   ---   funeral at Omaka Cemetery ----

Photo -  082
POLSON -  Mr W.J.  MP  Dominion Pres. of NZ farmers Union  and
WARREN -  Mr G.C.  pres. North Canterbury branch -----


Friday 31 May 1935
Funeral write-up  -  083
DART -  Ven. Archdeacon J.R.     -----  more ----

Photo -  084  -  NZ sculptor in England
FRASER -  Mr A.R.   A.R.C.A.   formerly on staff of Wellington Technical College   ------

Photo -  085
SCARFF -  Mr W.W. chairman Heathcote County Council   speaking yesterday ----

Photo -  086
SHAND -  Mr L.A.  of Christchurch  elected life member of North Canterbury Acclimatisation Society.
SMITH -  Sir Keith,  K.B.E.  pioneer  England - Australia airman  arrived Christchurch yesterday
RIGG -  Mr Theodore, director of Cawthorn Institute at Nelson -----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
14 August 2012
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