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Friday  1 April  1938
Kitchen Party   - 048
BRAND -  RONDEL -   Miss Edna Brand to marry Mr Clement Rondel  next month  ---

Gift Parties  -  049
FERON  -  Miss Alice Feron  -- marriage take place this week,  held by  Mrs Stuart KIDD ---------
HART - BUTLER  -   Miss Doreen Hart to Mr Percy Butler  held by Miss Helene TAYLOR  -------
HUGHSON   - MURRAY -  Miss May   ----   marriage  to Mr J.C.Murrray  tomorrow --------


Farewell  -  050
HANNAN
  - Dr J.C.Bradshaw,  president of the Music Teachers' Association of New Zealand   wished Miss Betty Hannam----a calm sea and a
                 a long list of names of those attended -----lots more ------

Pre - Wedding Parties  -  050
Miss Daphne FRASER  --------
Miss Violet VOICE  ---   
Miss Elsie MILLS  and Mr Russell BUXTON  ----  are soon to be married -----

Sheffield  -  LEISH  -  051
----  to say goodbye to Mrs Leish and old resident of the district, -----

Coming of age party  -  PESTER  -  052
--- daughter Mavis,  Mr and Mrs T.Pester,  West Eyreton -------    a long list of names of those attended ------



Saturday 2 April  1938
Little River  -  Farewell  -  055
CHURCH 
-  A large number of parents and children assembled at the Little River  Main School to bid farewell to
                        Mr and Mrs W.T.Church and family ----   going to Rotorua -------

Wedding  write ups - 
COLLINS - HODSON056 --- William John Collins  --- to  Doris Edna Hodson ---
GRIMES - SLOAN -    059 ---  Arthur Dillon Grimes ----  and Veronica Elizabeth Sloane ----  more ---
HARRIS - BOYD  -   060  -   Sydney Russell Harris -----  Violet May Boyd ---  ----more --
JOHNSTON - CAMPBELL
-   063  -  May Campbell, ------- of  Methven,    to Douglas Johnston,  of Dipton ---  more ----
WILLCOCKS -  BLEE - 067 --- Helen Winifred Blee ----- to  William Stanley  Willcocks  -----  formerly Ashburton  ---more  -   

Obituary -  057
FAIRBAIRN  - Mrs Sophia Fairbairn,  one of the ealry residents of Kirwee. --was born at Norfolk,  Tasmania in 1856 
                    married to Mr Robert Fairbairn in 1879 ---came to NZ a few weeks later and made their home in Kirwee.
                         ------  her husband died 19 years ago,  survived by 2 sons - -----   4 daughters - --------    
                    15 grandchildren,  11 great grandchildren -----


Engagement Notices  -  058
GREEN -  BEGG  - 
GORMAN   - MILLAR 

HART - BUTLER  -  061   
Miss Doreen Hart  & Mr Percy Butler to marry this afternoon ------  more ----

Post Wedding Party  -  062
HUTCHINSON - LeLIEVRE  -  Henry Hutchinson  -----   to  Mavis Le Lievre (Akaroa)  -----


Afternoon Party - 064
KERR  -   ---  Mrs James Scott  and Miss Mai Scott  entertained Miss Helen Kerr  (Belmont, Cave)   who will leave
                 on Easter Monday  for England,  where she is to be married. --- lots of names ----

Gift parties  -  065
LOASBY  -  Enid  --- to be married soon ----- more
BORRELL -  Vera  --- soon to be married  ------- more
ARSCOTT- LANGRIDGE  -  Miss B. Arscott  and Mr J. Langridge  ---  marriage at Easter -----


Death -  066  &  066a  & 066b
NEWBURGH - Thomas,  Mayor of Sumner, and sharebroker,   found dead in his car --- 

6 o'clock party - 068
WRIGHT  -  Miss Isobel Wright -leaving shortly for Oxford, England  --continue studies in law  ---- party given by --- more --



Monday 4 April  1938
Many Gift parties  -  069
ALGIE  - JAMIESON -   Miss Joyce  -- marriage to Mr Robert Jamison  will take place soon ----  lots of names  ------

Coming of Age Party  -  070
BANKS  - Mr and Mrs J.F.Banks  (Hororata)  -----  son Ronald  ----  lots more -----

Silver Wedding  -  071
BURROWS
  -  ----  Mr and Mrs A, Burrows at their home in Kaituna -----  lots more ----

Afternoon reception  -  072
CORSBIE 
-----  Miss Joan Corsbie whose marriage will take place on Easter Saturday  ------  more ---

Presentation  -  073
CORSBIE 
-   staff of J.J.Melhuish and Co.  --bid goodbye to Miss Joan Corsbie ,  leaving to be married ------

Obituary  -  074
DALLARD  -  Mr George J. Dallard ---  in his 89th year -----  remembered by early settlers in North Canterbury --
                medical services ---  Waikari --  Mr Dallard was born in Tewksbury,  England --- employed at Cottage Hospital, Walsall ----- 
                arrived in NZ  in the Waikato  in 1877 ---  was the ships dispenser ---retired 1911,  wife died  1923  ---  family 5 sons and 2 daughters  ------  more

Farewell party  -  075
DRAKE
  -  ----  at home of Mrs Preddy----  say goodbye to Mrs H. Drake ---  moving from new Brighton  to St.Albans ------

Farewell Dances  -  076
FLOOD
  -  Mr and Mrs F. Flood,  leave by the "Rangitata"  for a trip to England -------  lots of names ------

Engagement Notice  -  077
GILMOUR - McNAUGHTON -  

Obituary  -  078
HASTIE  - Mr James Hastie ----  died at his home yesterday morning ----  oldest man engaged in the hardware industry in the city -- 30 years partner of the
                firm Hastie, Bull and Pickering Ltd.  which dissolved  late in March last year. ------  at Nelson College,  obtained a scholarship ---  employed for
                12 years  --Mason Struthers ------  10 years worked for E.Reece and Son ---  United Farmers  in Palmeston North  for 4 years  -------  more
                    ---  survived by wife and a sister.

Obituary -  079
KERR -   Mrs Jane Turpin Kerr,  widow of Thomas Kerr.  -- native of Melbourne  and 78 years old.  lived in NZ for more than   60 years --
                 school teacher at Woodstock ---  private school in Hokitika.   Her  husband died many years ago --- was County Engineer  -- leaves
                2 sons -----    and brothers  Mr William Millner  and Mr James Millner.-----

Farewell  -  Tai-Tapu  -  080
MACKENZIE  - Mr Murray Mackenzie  of Tai-Tapu  leaving for England shortly to join the Royal Air Force ---  lots more ----

83rd Birthday Party  -  081
MASKEW 
Mr and Mrs F.D. Childs  of Domett ----   celebrate 83rd birthday of Mrs Child's father Mr T.A.Maskew,  of Melbourne ------  more ---

Pre - wedding parties  -  082
MAW  -  Miss Elsie Maw   of Southbridge  ----  more ---
GABBIE  -  Mirs R.T. McMillan  of Irwell hosted a party  for  Miss Eila Gabbie of Little Rakaia    -------
WAKELING  -  Miss Marjorie Wakeling  ----    presented by Mrs E. Hanna

Obituary -  083
QUINN  - Mrs Gertrude Quinn,  eldest dau. of Mr J. Kennedy  of Fernside  and the late Mrs Kennedy,  died  in Christchurch  recently. ------  3 years ago
                        she married Mr Lawrence Quinn  formerly of Ohoka,  now of Cass.  she leaves a small daughter. ----  more.

Reception -  084
RUTTER 
-   Dr and Mrs A.G.Rutter  ---leave New Zealand shortly  to open a medical station in the Solomon Island mission field  -----   

Obituary - 085
SILCOCK  - Mr Alfred Richard Silcock  of Westport  died at his residence on Thursday  age 48   born at ---Reefton,  ---- 
                    he served Great War  from 1916    --survived by his wife and 2 sons  -------

Coming of Age    -  086
STRINGER
  -  --Balcairn Young people's Club  ---  coming of age of Mr R.Stringer  ----  more  ---  lots of names ----

Photo  -  University Swimmers 087
The Canterbury team  to compete in the University championships in Auckland at Easter  
from left ---    Miss B. Frye,  Miss J. Cooke,  Miss M.Wood,  W. Markham,  M.T. Butterick,  absent  M.Marks.

Band Social -  088
Prebbleton Brass Band fund raising,  lots of names  -----

Tennis Club Social -  089
Prebbleton tennis Club social     --  lots of names ---



Tuesday  5 April  1938
Photo  -  Pipe Band Officials -  090
Will,  McDonald,  McAllister,  Erskine,  --- email for a copy.

Photo  -  Canterbury Advertising Club - 
091
Officials of the Canterbury Advertising Club ---  -  email for a copy.
Butterick,  Williams,  McConnell,  Thomas,  Hamilton,  Walker,  Bremner,  O'Brien, Walls,  Burtt,  Smith, 
Sherlock,  Lascelles,  Spiller,  Wilson,  Staples,  Hay,  Baty,  Duckworth,  White,  Collins,  Stout,  Bell,  Soper.


Funeral  -
092
CHISHOLM  -  Mr Alister Chisholm  ----  took place last week  at the Linwood Cemetery ----- 

Great Grandparents - 
093
FIELD  - 
having  8 great grandparents all over 80 years of age,  one of whom resides in Christchurch  is the unusual distinction earned
            by the newly-born daughter of Mr and Mrs Rowland Field  of Adelaide.  Mrs Field  was Miss Margaret Steadman, 
            daughter of Rev and Mrs W.R. Steadman  of Fiji,   her mother's maiden name being Miss Hilda Wicks  of Payneham. 
        The infant's paternal great grandparents  are Mr and Mrs C.W.Field  of Christchurch  and Mr and Mrs G.W. Chadwick (Hastings)

Engagement -  094
HADLEY - FRAZER   - 

Photo  -  095
HAHN
  - Miss Jean Hahn  -- represent New Zealand in the Australian amateur roller skating  championships in Sydney this month.

Wedding write - ups  -  096
HAMPTON - STRONG  -    Gwendoline Strong  to  Stewart Hampton ----  lots more  ----


5 o'clock party  -  097
MANHIRE - MORE
  -  ---  organised by Miss Patricia Wellwood  for Miss Ivis Manhire  ---  well known in dancing
                 circles   married to Mr Alister More  at Auckland  on Easter Monday  ----

Coming of age  -  098
POPPLEWELL  -  Jean Popplewell  at Rotheram ----  lots more --


Gift Parties  -  099
TOMLINSON  -  PAGE  -----  more ----

Sydney  -  100
WATSON  -  ABBOTT
  -   Rev John Watson  of Rangiora  was married on Saturday  at Rose Bay  to Miss Gwendolen Abbott,  3rd dau. of Mayor and 
                                   Mayoress of Vaucluse,  Alderman and Mrs H.A.J.Abbott.




Wednesday  6 April  1938
Westport  -  113
DALKIE  -   ---death yesterday of Mrs Amelia Dalkie   aged 91  -----  resident for 51 years  -----

Obituary -  113a
GREEN -  Mrs R.E.   b. Lancashire, in 1854 dau. of Mr & Mrs Matthew ALLAN,  came Lyttelton in 1862  in "Queen of the Mersey" 
---- m. in 1875  at Fernside,   bur. Barbadoes st Cemetery   leaves her hus. and 2 sons  and a daughter ------

5 o'clock party  -   114
JOHNSTONE  -   COOP  
Miss Margaret Johnstone and Mr James Coop  ---- marriage takes place this afternoon  ----- lots of names ----

Gift parties  -  116
REDMAN  -  Miss Jean -----   kitchen evening  hostesses  were Misses C.Swan  and G.Winter ----
TODD  -  Miss Lily  marriage  this month ---
TELFORD  -  Miss Joan ---  marriage to Mr S. Wealleans  this month ----
KEARNEY  -  Miss Edna  marriage to Mr Ray Inwood ----  marriage Easter Saturday ----

Tai-Tapu  -  118
AYRTON 
Rev Moses Ayrton  ---  farewell ------  more ---

Presentation  - 119
KENDON
Rev C.H.Kendon  preached his farewell service at Springston -----     presentation of a travelling rug ------

Kitchen evening  -  120
FROST 
Balcairn Public Hall,  Miss Connie Frost,    be married shortly -----

Obituary -  123
SIMPSON - Robert,   at --  Kimberley,  b. Ballarat, Vic. in 1856 --- in  ret. in 1921   leaves a sister  and 2 brothers,   Kimberley Cemetery,   Canterbury, NZ

Te Awamutu  -  128
ELLIOTT
- W. Elliott, a taxi-driver  --- was killed ----  

Gisborne  -  129
GERARD 
Trevor Gerard  aged 25   died in the Cook hospital this morning  -----

Dunedin  -  Death  -  130
YOUNG  -
  injuries  from which he later died  -- married  man John Young  aged 24 ----     an inquest will be held.

Accident  -  131
ETTRICK  -
--- kicked by a horse  --- E.Ettrick   ----   married man ------  reported to be serious.

Wellington  -  132
McDONALD
  -  the body of F.E.McDonald ---  a solicitor,  ----  he was 60 years old.

Death  -  133
WALKER
  -  --middle -aged woman  Mrs C. Walker  --- found dead in her room  ----  leaves 4 children  an inquest will be held today.

Obituary  -  GREEN 113
Mrs R.E.Green,  ----  was an old colonist of 74 years  ----  born in Lancashire in 1854 ---daughter of Mr and Mrs Matthew ALLAN  ---
landed with them in Lyttelton  by the Queen of Mersey in 1862 ---    in 1875 she married Mr R.E.Green  1st bride to be married in Fernside
Anglican Church ---   buried in old family plot in Barbadoes street Cemetery  ---  survived by husband, 2 sons and 1 daughter  ------

Obituary  -  SIMPSON  -  123
--Mr Robert Simpson  ---   Mr Simpson  was born at Ballarat,  Victoria  ---  in 1856  came to New Zealand   --when a young man ----   in 1886
 he returned to Australia   ---a few years later returned to new Zealand   ---- he retired in 1921 ----   survived by his sister Mrs G.B. West, (Melbourne)
2 brothers  Mr Alexander and Mr John Simpson  --- Kimberley Cemetery 



Thursday  7  April 1938
Engagements -  
FIELD  -  GURR    -  137 
DALGETY - DALGETY -   138   of Bedford,  England 

Wedding write - ups - 
BARKER  -  BIGGS 139 - John James Barker  ---  to Evelyn Maud Biggs  -----   lots more ---
HULLETT  -  FERON  - 140 -  Ernest William  Hullett ----  and Alice  Feron ---   lots more --- 
MURRAY  - HUGHSON 141 & 141a  - John Clarence Murray  ----  and May Hughson ---- more  -
COOP -  JOHNSTONE  -   142 ----  Margaret Scott  Johnstone,  Hanmer Springs  to  William James Harvey   ---

Wedding  Photo  -  144
COOP - JOHNSTONE
  - 

Photo  -  145
BOWE  - Miss Alice,  of Timaru  ---  engagement announced to Hon.Patrick Olgilvie-Grant -----  Sussex.  -

Presentation  - 146
PEARCE
  -  Mr W. Pearce,   retiring greenkeeper,  presented a travelling rug  -------

Obituary - 148
TONG ---  of Southbridge,  Mr Arthur Tong,  died ---  aged 78  --  arrived NZ   1879  by the Lady Jocelyn ----  late Mr G.C.WABY,  
                    death of his son,  Mrs Tong died nearly 2 years ago,  leaves a daughter  and 6 grandchildren.

Coming of age party  -  149
NELSON  -
  Mr and Mrs P. Nelson  ----  elder daughter Aisne ----

Gift Parties  -  150
GRIMES  -  Miss Kathleen  --Easter bride --  lots more ----
STEPHENSON  -  Miss Thirza --  Easter bride ----  hostess - Mrs A.H.Benjes ---  
McCLELLAND  -  Miss Gladys --- married on Tuesday  
LEWIS  -  Miss Dulcie and Mr Jack Sheppard  
McILWRAITH  -  Miss Dorothy ----  will leave shortly for Singapore to be married  to Mr Bruce LYON  --------

Funeral  write up -   151
HASTIE  -   Mr James Hastie ---  for the Sydenham Cemetery. --Mr Hastie,  life member of Christchurch Scottish Society


Friday  8 April  1938
Engagements  -  154
CHRISTIE  -  MARKHAM  - --- son of late Mr E.G.Markham, Southcliff,  Bembridge,  Isle of Wight, Redford, Sussex.
OSWALD  -  FINCH  -   of Malborough  and Timaru -------

Christchurch bridegroom  -  Edinburgh   wedding  -   155
RUSSELL - DONALD  -   at Edinburgh  on Tuesday 5 April  ---  Jean Galloway Russell,  2nd daughter of Lord and Lady Russell  and Dr Hugh P.Donald  ---- 
                        elder son of Mr and Mrs H.P. Donald,  Christchurch -----

Presentation  - 156
PICKERING 
Rev W.H.Pickering and Mrs Pickering  who will leave soon for Oamaru  ---presented with a tea set  from the parishoners  -------

Woman Barrister  -  157
WRIGHT
  -  Miss Isobel Wright LL.B  eldest daughter of well known Christchurch awyer Mr A.F.Wright  will be admitted to the bar -----  falls the honour
                    of the 1st woman admitted to the Supreme Court in Christchurch.   ----- lots more  ------

Farewell party  -  158
GOVAN
  -  Mrs H. Govan,  will leave next week for a trip to England -----   more ---

Pre - wedding party  -  159
STREETER  -  SCOTT  -  marriage to take place soon -------  more ---

Photo  -  160
WRIGHT,  CAREY
  - Miss Isobel Wright  and Miss Alisoun Carey  who recently graduated  at Canterbury  University College  -------

Palmerston North  -    161
JONES 
Mr and Mrs J.W.Jones -- had a lucky escape  from serious ijury  in the Manawatu Gorge last night,  when a boulder hurtled down the hillside
                    on to the radiator of their car.  -------

Accident  -  162
TAYLOR
  - ----  fracture of the right leg -- suffered by a young man  Stuart Taylor  -----


Saturday  9 April  1938
Engagement Notices  -   166
SHARPE  -  WILLIAMS  -------
PATERSON  -  SCOTT  -----

Valedictory  -  167
PICKERING
  -  Rev W.B. and Mrs Pickering  -----  has been appointed to Oamaru  after 4 years service as supertindent Minister of the Cambridge Terrace
                        Circuit --- lots more ---

Photo  -  168
Miss Isobel WRIGHT 
Miss Isobel Wright  wearing the wig and gown of a barrister  --- admitted yesterday.

Funeral  -  170
TONG  Children from the Southbridge School  -----  late Mr Arthur Tong left Southbridge for the Ellesmere Cemetery,  -- member of the School committee ---

Presentation  - 171
McEVEDY
  -  A farewell social  to Mr and Mrs Bernard McEvedy   --- was attended --- at the Southbridge Town Hall ----   presented a --- Westminster
                    chiming clock  with a silver plate inscription. ----  more

Auckland  -  172
McHARDY 
- 1 girl drowned and another escaped   --- in Hobson Bay -----dead girl was Helen McHardy, 
                        dau. of Mr A. McHardy of  Hoe-o-Tainui ---    aged  10  ----  more ---
 


Monday 11 April  1938
Surprise Party  -  179
FLEETWOOD  -  JULL
-    Miss Ena Fleetwood  and Mr Frank Jull,  whose marriage will take place on Easter Tuesday ------

Obituary -  180
RAE -  Mrs Mildred Hollis,  of Ashburton,  --- 4th dau. of Mr John FIFIELD -- leaves a young family of 3.

Presentation  -  181
STOKES  - HUNT 
-   Branchman R.J.Stokes who is to be married to Miss M. Hunt  of Little River  at Easter  ---
                    presented with a gift from the  New Brighton  Volunteer Fire Brigade   --   

Wedding write-ups   -  
MELVILLE - OGILVIE  -  182  --- on Saturday  James Melville ----  of Milton,  and Margaret Ogilvie  ---- lots more ---
McCULLOUGH - MOORE -  183 -   of Ronald Kenneth McCullough  ----  and Rona Gwendaline Moore ---  lots more ---
FLETCHER - NORTON-TAYLOR  184  at ----  Marjory Tarrant Norton-Taylor ----  and Athol Ernest Fletcher -----lots more ----
KERR - CLOTHIER  - 185  at Kaiapoi---  marriage of Iris Ellen Clothier ----  and Alexander William Kerr ------  lots more ---------
SIMPSON - WILLIAMSON187 -   Richard Lawrence Simpson  ----  to Gwendoline Hilda Williamson  ------  more ---

18th Birthday party -  188
JONES
  -  ----Lorna Jones  ------  more--------

Farewell Party  - 189
KENNEDY
  -  ---goodbye to Mrs Peter Kennedy  who will leave Christchurch  for a tour of Europe and America ------

Culverden  192
CREIGHTON  -  Mr and Mrs John Creighton  ---  at a farewell dance ---on the staff of the North Canterbury Supply Stores  will enter business at Hinds 
----  presented Mr Creighton with a fountain pen  -----    Mr Bethell  presented a cheque to Mr and Mrs Creighton -----

Accident  -  194
CHEYNE  -  a motor-car was completely wrecked and the driver Oliver Cheyne,  a married man, aged 30 suffered severe injuries -----  an employee of the
Commercial Bank at Greymouth  was driving up the Middleton road (Christchurch)  on his return to the West Coast  -----------

Ashburton  -  195
WRIGHT 
- --Errol Wright  a married man  of ----  in an accident at the Ashburton railway yards  -------   severe scalp wound and a broken rib ------

Accidents  -  196 -
O'CONNOR  -   Miss C. O'Connor  of Auckland   at Akaroa  fell ----
LECK  -  Carol Margaret   aged 6 and half   
LEEMING  -  William  -----  fell fractured a leg ----

Sunday  Island  -  197
KILMISTER 
J.Kilmister  a single man  whose relatives reside in  --- Wellington  was drowned  while fishing -----  more -
 
Gisborne  -  198
BEACH 
an employee of the Ngatiporou Dairy factory  lost his left arm  --------

Wellington  -  199
COHEN 
death occurred ---   on Saturday   ----  Mrs A. Cohen  -----     knocked down by a tram  on Thursday night

Wellington  -  200
LESLIE 
H.L.Leslie ---   Frankton Junction   a boxmaker,  was admitted to hospital  with ---  lacerated and fractured right arm ------

Auckland  -  Death  -  201
McGLYNN 
- Fatal injuries ----- June Sidney McGlynn  aged 20,  single,  dau. of Mr and Mrs James McGlynn  of Thames ------  

Wellington 202
BEDWELL 
-   - Shirley Patricia,  colliding with a motor-car  --------at Karori -  aged between 7 and 10 received a severe lacerated wound in the
throat from which she died shortly afterwards.  ----------

Photo -  203
RHIND - Mr H.A.  and Count Felix von Luckner   ------

Obituary  -  180
RAE  - Mrs Mildred Hollis Rae  of Ashburton,  ---  died on Saturday evening ---  Mrs Rae,  4th daughter of late Mrs FIFIELD
                Mr Fifield was formerly of Woodbury and is now living at Geraldine  ----  she leaves a young family of 3.


Tuesday  12 April  1938
Parties  -  207
CORNISH - CUSDIN -   Miss Joan  whose marriage to Mr C. Cusdin -----  

Engagement -  208
HAY - BUCNANAN -   James Browning Hay  of Pigeon Bay  to  Annie Elizabeth Buchanan  ------

Coming of Age -   209
LLOYD  - ---  Mr and Mrs W. Lloyd   ----  lots more -----

Wedding -    210  
PAGE - POLSON  - -- Governor's Bay ---  Miss Eve Polson ---- artist ----  and Mr Frederick Page  pianist and composer -----  more ----

Wedding write - up  -    211   
THOMAS - KRUSE  - ---  of Neta Beatrice  Kruse ---  and James Harley Thomas ---   lots more -  long column ----

Party  -  212
FLEETWOOD  - Mah-jong  and bridge were played ----  entertained by Mrs J.S.MIDDLETON  jun.  ---honour of
                Miss Ena Fleetwood  whose marriage will take place next Tuesday  ----

China Party  -  213
BARCLAY -   a surprise party  ---  home of Miss Gareth Barclay,  of Rokeby,  Rakaia,  who will leave soon for Samoa,  to be married. -----

Farewell Party  -  214
WEST  -     Mr Thomas .E.West  ---  goodbye  -- leave soon for Australia ------   lots of names --- more ---

Obituary -  215
PAIN - Mrs Margaret,   funeral took place at Orawaiti cemetery --  member of the KELLY family of Granity

Gift Parties  -  216
LEWIS - Miss Dulcie Lewis  ---  party given by Miss V.  DACOMBE  -----

Evening Party  -   217
NOBLE - RIDDER  - ----   approaching marriage of Miss Frances Noble and Mr Edward Ridder --------  more --

Kitchen Party -  218
SCHIMANSKI  -  BAYLIS  -  Mrs T.Baylis  sen  Mrs E.H.Baylis  and Mrs G.Garret  were joint hostesses  ---
                            Miss Rita Schimanski  and Mr James Baylis,   ---- marriage to take place soon ---

Pre -wedding party  -  219
FITZGIBBON - GORDON  -     ---  dau. Mollie  marriage to Mr Cyril Gordon -- this week.  ------ more ---

Accident  -  220
WRIGHT  -    Mr Errol Wright, a sawmill owner ---- Ashburton ----  

Death  -  221
FERGUSON 
- occurred on Sunday of Mr Robert Allan Ferguson,  senior dental officer to the North Canterbury Hosp. Board  for the last 11 years.
                        only son of Mr and Mrs R.C.Ferguson of Gore  --  was aged 37. -----  educated at ---  leaves a widow and 2 children

Greymouth  -  222
WEBBER  -
  accident  -  escaped without injury

Death  -  KEATING  -  223 & 224
---  at Greymouth  of Mr Michael Keating,  clerk  of the Grey County Council  age 52  ---  was born at South Beach ----  survived by his wife
and 2 daughters ----  Miss keating is in London completing her musical education ---  most successful violinists from New Zealand.

Invercargill -  225
HAYES  - HIBBS 
-   John Wilfred Hayes,  aged 34  a linesman ----  died in the Riverton Hosp.   Clarence Hibbs -----lots more ----

Accidents  -   226
SCULLIN  -    at Hastings  -----
KILMISTER  -  at Wellington ---  
MURDOCH  -  at Levin  ----  

Drowning  -  Dunedin  -  227
REID
  -  Lois Constance May Reid,  aged 11  was drowned ----  on Saturday ---------

Wanganui  - 228
MILLAR
- Ken ----  lain in hospital for 16 days,   the fireman on the excursion train  which was derailed at Ratana on
26 March.  --- was aged 34  lived in Ngaio, Wellington,  leaves a widow and 3 children.  Millar makes the 7th death of the accident.

Obituary  &  Photo  - 229 &  229a
TOBIN
Rev. C.A.Tobin, age 81,   for many years Vicar of Burwood,  b. Exmouth, England,  1856 to Capt. G.W.  ----  came here 1878  ---
                 marr. Sarah Elisabeth, dau. of Mr John BROWN, of Limerick, Ireland, in 1890  she d. 1930  leaves 3 daughters, 2 sons,  14 grandchildren

Pre - wedding party -  230
DANN - SINCLAI
R -  Mrs Manhire  and Mrs R.Lodge  ------   honour of Miss Eileen Dann  who is to be married to Mr R.Sinclair  ---   more --

Obituary  -  215
TOBIN  - Rev Cecil Alexander Tobin died   --yesterday morning  --    age 81  - a clergyman  of the Anglican Church  from 1886  until 1937  ---     he
            was born at Exmouth, England,  in 1856  -------  youngest son of Captain G.W.Tobin -------  came to NZ in 1878   ---  teaching in Kaipara district
             --- later 1st Master at Auckland Grammar school --- ordained as deacon in 1886  as a priest in 1888  ---------   married Miss Sarah  Elizabeth
                BROWN  daughter of Mr John Brown  of Limerick  Ireland  in 1890  she died in 1930  survived by 3 daughters  and 2 sons  ------
                    14 grandchildren ---    Mr Tobin's twin brother Colonel F.J.Tobin  D.S.O  lives in Devonshire.

Obituary  -  221
PAIN  - ---  funeral of late Mrs Margaret Pain ---   death occurred in the Buller Hospital  on Saturday  -------      resident of Westport ----- member
                    of the KELLY  family of Granity  survived by husband and  6 children



Wednesday  13 April  1938
Engagement  -  232
BOWDEN  -  SHARPLIN  -   of Ashburton

Gift Party  -  234
McADAM  -    marriage of Miss Annie McAdam  of Waikari  ---  marriage this week.

Gift party  -  235
TELFORD - WEALLEANS  -  of Oamaru  ---  hostess Miss C.GEE  -------

Akaroa  -  236
VANGIONI  -  Miss L.  climbing at Akaroa broke a leg,  -------

Obituary -  237
TWEEDIE - Hector Macdonald,  of Gore Bay,   8th son of old residents of Gore Bay ---

Photo -  238
LUNEY -  Mr C.S.  re-elected president Canterbury Builders' Assoc.  list of names,  election of officers -----

Obitiuaries -  239
MEHARRY - Robert,  age 86, of Kokatahi,   b. Co. Down, Ireland,  leaves 3 daughters and 4 sons   
MILLNER - William Charles,  of Kanieri, age 74, b. Melbourne, age 74, -- 

Presentation  -  Ashburton  -  240
HARDY - 
Miss F.Hardy   recently retired  ------- to get married was entertained  ---  presented with a chiming clock ------

Obituary -  241
FAGAN - Mr John Edward,  d. age 69,   former Master of King's College,  Auckland ----

Funeral  write-up -  242
TOBIN 
-   a very long column  -----

Photo  -  Life-Saving Competition  -  244
members of the Christchurch Boys' High team. 
DEE,  DAVIDSON,  BATHURST  NICOLL, SUTTON (
instructor)


Thursday  14 April  1938
Obituary -  247
EDMONDS - Jane Elizabeth Middleton,  (nee IRVINE)  age 78,  b. London,  marr. there in 1879 ---  ship "Waitangi" for NZ --  more ---

Funeral  Write - up   -  248
PETERSEN -  Mrs Elizabeth ----  survived by husband and 2 daughters -----  

Engagement Notices  -  249
ORBELL - BUSHELL -  ----
BOWRON  -  DU MAURIER -----
JOLLY - OSMAN -----
STOWELL - MANDER ---
WARD  -  AUSTIN -----
PESTER - PREBBLE ---
HILL - HEWSON ---

Wedding  -  249a
PARK - SANDFORD  -  Lawrence Gordon Park -----  and Edith Ruth  Sandford  -----  more ---

Pre-wedding parties  -  250
THOM  -  CATHCART  --  Miss Jean ----  &  Mr Douglas  of Wellington ---  wedding  take place soon ---
McLEOD  -  married at Easter -----
McLEOD  -  ---
CLEGG  - SEARLE  ---  marriage  soon,  hostess Mrs R.TWISS  at Southbridge ----

Gift Parties  -  251
GRIMES  -  ----
LOASBY -  WEBB -  marriage to take place next week.

Gift Party -  252
HARTNELL  -  STUART  -  marriage to take place on Easter Monday -----  party held at Prebbleton Hall ----  lots more ----

Weddings    -  
DARK - GABBIE  -  253  -  at Southbridge ---  Eila May   and John Dark  of Owaka ---  lots more ----
BUTCHER  -  MARTIN  254   -  Margaret Lilian  and Edward James    ----  lots  more  ---

Variety party  -  254a
JACKSON  -  marriage to take place shortly ----hostess Mrs J.E.HORRELL  ----

Parties  -  255
OPIE  -  BRUCE  -  Miss Margaret   (Ashburton)  and Mr Alan -- wedding on Easter Saturday --- more ---
SMITH  -  BENNETT -  Miss Lily  and Jack ----  Broadfield schoolroom  ------

90th  Birthday  -  256
COWAN  - Mrs Joseph Cowan,  of Birchfield  -----  has 4 daughters and 2 sons alive,  37 grandchildren,  40 great grandchildren, 
                     3 great, great grandchildren --

Greymouth  -  accident  -  257
JACKSON  -  Albert  aged 57  a single man --- suffered slight concussion  and head injuries  ----

90th Birthday  - 258
GRANT 
-   Mrs A. Grant ---  a pioneer settler of South Canterbury  -----  came to NZ from County Tyrone, Ireland  in 1869  ------ 
                    4 years lived at Kakahu district,  moved to Orari Bridge -- were 1st settlers, Mr and Mrs Grant later farmed at Washdyke ---- 
                        then   to Waiau, North Canterbury, ---- photo  in article ----

Whangarei  -  259
STANISCH  -  Ivan,   of Waihara  aged 16   was killed  -----

New Plymouth  -  Death  - 260
CLARKE  -  Mr William Alfred Clarence Clark    -------

Obituary  -   261 & 261a
RUTHERFORD  -    Mr George Leslie Rutherford  of Macdonald Downs Station,  Hawarden,  ---  a long column -----

Bowls  -  photo  -  262
WARDELL
   - Mr W. Wardell   began his bowling career with the Sunnyside Club in 1916   --- well known walking champion -----  lots more ----

Timaru  -  263
SHIRES  -  Frank William Shires  aged 58  has gone missing ---- more ---

Inquest  -  Timaru  -  264 -
THOMAS  -  Margaret Joyce,  a young girl killed when alighting from the returning Timaru-Dunedin excursion train on Sunday ------  

Obituary  -  237
TWEEDIE  -  Mr Hector Macdonald Tweedie  ---    8th and youngest son of old residents of Gore Bay.

Obituaries  -   239
MEHARRY  -  Mr Robert  at Westland Hosp.  well known settler --oldest pioneers,  come from County Down -- 3 daughters and 4 sons --------
MILLNER  -  Mr William Charles --native of Melbourne  was 74 years ----  leaves a widow and family

Obituary  -  241
FAGAN  -  Mr John Edward fagan,  died today  age 69  ----  graduated at Trinity College, Dublin,   ----- came to Auckland in 1906  --- 


Saturday  16 April  1938
Wedding  -  266
TAYLOR - NICKOLLS  -  Phyllis Constance Nickolls  to  Colin Hunter Taylor -----  more -----

Engagements  -  267 -
BURDETT - BLAU ----
WARREN - WINTER  ---
CHAPLIN - CHAPMAN ---
KINDER -  BROWN -  
SEED  -  MAY  --
EVANS  -  PEAT  -
HARTLEY - TURNER -
PATERSON - DENTON ----

70th Birthday Party  -   268
HERN  -    Mr and Mrs F.J.Hern  ----  more ----

Pre -Wedding Party -     269
HANHAM  -   Miss Lilian   approaching marriage to Mr C.E.Pethybridge -----  more -

Weddings -  
SMITH - GILBERT  -   270 -  Jessie Catherine Gilbert  to John Herbert Smith --------more --
BUTLER -  HART 271    ------ lots more  -  
WEIR - SCOULLAR  -   272 & 272a -  James Alexander Weir  to  Noreen Stuart Scoullar -------
WILSON - CONNING -   273 -  Charlotte Conning  to  Colin James Wilson  -----

Coming of Age party  -   274
LEE  - Mr and Mrs A.J.Lee   ------   Mr L.de ROO  was master of ceremonies -----

Gift Parties  -  275
ASHBY -   Miss Lorna Ashby  ------ hostess  Miss Kathleen PIPE  ------ more
TODD -  O'REILLY  ---  Miss Lil Todd  to Mr M. O'Reilly  ----   tin party ---given by Miss Marjorie CROSS ---  

Gift Parties  -  276 -
HARVEY  -  Miss Lilian Harvey   an Easter bride  ---  pantry gift party  by Miss M.BALL  ------
LAURENSON  -  Miss Tess Laurenson  --   party by Miss Jean RODGER  one of the bridesmaids --- ----
BLACK  -  Miss Elsie Black   -- kitchen party ---   by Mrs W.EVERETT  -----

Gift Party - 276a
CLEGG -
   Mrs H.Baunton-Bull  and Mrs C.Clegg were hostesses ----  Miss Ivy Clegg who is to be married  at Easter

Auckland -  death  -  278
WILLIS  -  ------  Samuel Willis,  aged 48,  married man  with 3 children -----

Milton  -  Drowning  -   279
LEES  - ---  Molly Lees,  of Dunedin   ---- on holiday with her sister ---  --

Obituary  280
FERRIS  - 
The death  of Mr Richard Ferris,  of Akaroa on Wednesday  --in his 83rd year ---   farming for many years in Balguerie Valley.
                 married Miss E.M.Le Lievre,  dau. of the late Francois Le Lievre  ---  had a family of 5 sons and 4 daughters.  -----   more ---

Dunedin  -   281
LEE  - Mrs Frances Amelia Lee -----   death on Thursday night   age 48,  housekeeper for Alexander SMITH  farmer of Henley ----  more ---

Inquest  -  282
LESLIE -  William James,  age 39,  married,  ------ Harold Henry Henderson Gardiner,  brother in law

Funeral  write -up -  283 & 284
RUTHERFORD  - long column --  email for a copy ----

Obituary  -  277
SHERRARD
  - Mrs Grave Sherrard  ---  was an old colonist,  eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs William WALKER,  born  1861  at Galston near Kilmarnock,
                    Ayreshire,   --protracted voyage in Brothers' Pride landed in Lyttelton with her parents in December 1863.  ----  in 1884 she married Mr Samuel
                    Sherrard  prop.of the Dunsandel store  20 years ago they retired and went to live in Sumner --- survived by husband and 2 sons,  3 grandchildren 
                            and several nieces and nephews -------



Monday  18 April  1938
Coming of Age  -  286
MELHUISH  -  Mrs J.J. Melhuish  -------  lots more ---
HOPKINS  -  Mr and Mrs L.P.Hopkins  of Kaiapoi  ------   more

Coming of Age  -  287
POOL - Mr and Mrs C.W. Pool  of -- Akaroa   entertained friends aat 2 very enjoyable parties in honour of the coming of age -------- lots more ---
NATZLER-SMITH  -   Mrs A. Natzler-Smith --- lots more -  

Weddings    -
LATHAM - CORSBIE  -  288 -  Esme Joan Corsbie  ----  to  Victor Sydney Latham -----
WEBB - PATRICK  -  289 -  at Geraldine  -  Eileen  Patrick  --- to Frederick James Webb    ----   lots more ----
STOKES - HUNT - 290 -  at  Little River  Myrtle Hunt  -------    to Roy Joseph  Stokes -----  lots more -
GORDON - FITZGIBBON  - 291-   Mary Isabel Fitzgibbon  -----   to  Cyril Owen Edgar Gordon ----  lots more ---
CORDNER - TAYLOR  -   292 -  Grace Taylor  --- to Murray  Cordner -----   lots more ----
WEDERELL - McCLELLAND  -  293 -  Arnold Lister Wederell  ----  to Gladys Margaret McClelland ----  lots more -----
CONE - PHILP  -   294  Doreen Mary Philp,   -----  to  Rex Herbert Cone ------ lots more ----

Gift parties  -  295
CORNISH  -  Joan ---  more ---
NARBEY  -  Miss Leila ----    at Akaroa ---

Silver Wedding  -  296
MAGRATH  -    a surprise party  at the home of Mr and Mrs Magrath,  Oxford,  on Saturday  9 April  --------

Wedding Photo -  297
McILROY  -  THIELE  -   bride was formerly Miss Freda Thiele ------

Farewell  -  Glenroy -  298
ROSEVEARE  -  Mr A. and Mrs S. Roseveare  who are leaving   to reside in Christchurch  ----  presented a beautiful eiderdown 
and a silver watch chain ---lots more ----

Akaroa  - Party  -  299
NARBY - LeVAILLANT  -   Miss Leila Narbey  (Akaroa)  whose marriage to Mr Seddon Le Viallant   --  take place  next week ------

Presentation  -  299a
NARBEY - LeVAILLANT  -  whose marriage will take place  on Wednesday  --- presented  --handsome travelling rug  and a chiming clock 

Farewell Party  -  300
BLOYCE    -  Mrs Percy Struthers   gave an enjoyable party --  at Westport  in honour of Mrs  and Miss Bloyce,  who will leave the district ---more ---

Ashburton  -  Death  -  301
HARPER  - Harry Harper  was found dead in bed  aged about 70 years -----  native of Manchester  --------

Geraldine  302
DAVEY  -  John Davey,  aged about 26  son of Mr Davey of Flaxton  ---- died  ---- more ---

Auckland  -  303
DOYLE  -  Walter Henry Doyle ---  died when  as passenger in a  motor car struck a pole ------

Westport -  304
CALDOW - JONES - married  ---   more ---

Engagement  Notices   - 304a
STEVENSON - WARD  -  
CHAMBERLAIN  -  TWEED  -

Accidents   -  305
WHITELAW  -  William Buchanan Whitelaw,   aged 2,   was killed -----  
CARLETON - Leonard,   aged 17 --- died  ----  son of Mr Francis L.Carleton ----
WILSON  -  Albert Norman ----  satisfactory -----
MUSCHAMP  - ------  aged 10
AMOS -  Dennis  aged 23 -------
BORCOSKI  -  Stanley  aged 33  ----  accident  -----
WOOLFORD  -  ------  accident ------

Dargaville -  306
A child drowned,  no names ----


Tuesday  19 April  1938

Post - wedding dance  - 312
McCLELLAND  -  Misses Hilda  and Mabel McClelland  entertained  a number of guests -------

Weddings  -  
BALL  -  HARVEY  -  313 -  Alan Phillip Ball  (Timaru)  ----to Lillian Grace   Harvey -----  more
HOBBS  - THOMAS
  - 314 -  Mary,   of  Wanganui ------  to  Derisley Francis Hobbs  ------
ELLIS  -  REDMAN  -  315 -  Geoffrey Cyril Ellis  of RNZAF  ----    to Jean Margaret Redman  --------

Diamond  Wedding  -   316
HANSEN 
-  Memories of Denmark  more than 70 years ago were recalled by Mr and Mrs M.C. Hansen  of Geraldine  ---- 
                born in the village of Sudluidhum,  Schleswig Holstein,  Denmark,  both Mr and Mrs Hansen  ------   
                married 14 April  1878.  55 years ago they came to New Zealand  with their children  in the Taranaki,  settling in Geraldine in 1883.
                  for 27 years Mr Hansen  lit the  street  lamps in Geraldine ----     are more than 80 years old,   ---- family of 10 children,  have 150 descendants
          including 68 grandchildren recalling schooldays Mrs Hansen said she was about 10 years old when the Germans took part of Schleswig  in 1864 -----  more ---

Gift Party  -  317
REESBY  -    Mrs W. COOK  entertained ----  at her home Lyndhurst,  Miss Edith Reesby  whose marriage will take place shortly ------- more -

Obituary  -  318
BEATON  -   died at Oaro recently  Mrs Hariata Whakatau Beaton  ----    grandfather being the great chief Kaiakoura Whakatau.  ------  born at Mikonui
 in 1872  and married Mr John Morrell Beaton   who resided in Oaro  for 40 years,  and died in 1927 -----  more ---

Darfield  -  Gift party  -  319
NORTON  -  Mrs W. Pole and Midd D. Robinson  were hosrtesses -----  in honour of Mrs A. Norton,  who will shortly be married ----
presented  with a crystal reading lamp

Ashburton  -  320
BLACK  -  Andrew  ---  cut on the head when he was knocked off his bicycle -----  


Wednesday  20 April  1938
Engagement Notices  -  323
BARRON - DEIGHTON -----
PABLECHEQUE  -  DRURY ----
MOORE - DAVISON  -  ---
BLAND - HARRISON -   ------of Methven
MATTERSON -  SMITH  -----

Funeral write up   -  324
HARKNESS  -  Mrs Catherine McKenzie Harkness  ------  J.Black,  brother,  --------

Wedding Photo  -  325
HOBBS  -  Mr and Mrs D.F.Hobbs  who were married at St Mary's,  Merivale,  on Monday.  Mrs Hobbs was formerly Miss Mary Thomas.

Wedding  -  326  & 327
JULL - FLEETWOOD  -  Ena Mary Fleetwood  ------ to  Frank Whittington Jull  ----  of Hawke's Bay ----  lots more  ---

Gift Parties  -  
CLEMENTS  - 328  -   Miss Marjorie Clements  whose marriage will take place  this week.  Miss Agnes Taylor was hostess  ---------
TODD -  329   -  Miss Lily Todd  whose marriage will take place  this week,  Mrs E.O.Barrett was hostess -------

Wedding Photo  -  330
JULL -  FLEETWOOD - Mr and Mrs F.W.Jull  leaving St Mary's Church.  Merivale after their marriage yesterday.  the bride formerly was Miss Ena Mary Fleetwood.

Photo  -  8  Bowlers -  331
J.D.Marks,  A.Dey,  A. Kinvig,  W.S.Seed,  F.C.H.Williams,  P. Chambers,  H.B.Kay,  W.J.Shearman.


Thursday  21 April  1938
Engagement Notices  -  334
BARROW  -   DEIGHTON  -----
HAIR  (NSW)  -  MACDONALD  -------
DAVISON - ROBERTS ------

Weddings  -
CLARK - PEGG - 335 - Miss Ivy Evelyn Pegg  to  Mr George Stanley Clark ------  lots more ----
FOWKE - BISHOP336 & 337 - at Ashburton Kenneth George Fowke ---  to Ethel Nancy Bishop ----   lots more ---
BRUCE - OPIE  - 338 - at Ashburton   Margaret Opie ----   to Alan Murdoch Bruce  ------  lots more ---
QUINN - KELLY   - 339  - Elizabeth Mary Kelly ----  to Thomas James Quinn ----   lots more ---
MORRIS - SHEARER  -  341 -  at Ashburton,  Esther Gilmour Shearer ------   to AtholAlexander Graham Morris,  of Te Awamutu -----  lots more ---
McGILL - ALEXANDER - 344 - at Geraldine -   Wilhelmina Alexander  ----  to John McGill ----  lots more ----
KELLER - BAIRD  - 345 - at Greymouth - Ellen Veronica Baird ----  to John WilliamKeller ----    lots more ----

90th  Birthday  -  and  photo  -   347 & 348
EVANS 
-  Mr Richard Evans,  of Tai-Tapu  one of the 6 remaining Canterbury pilgrims,  whp arrived on theFirst 4 ships in 1850,  90th birthday  today. 
            Like Rev. F.G.Brittan,  another Canterbury pilgrim who has reached his 90th birthday this year  --------   was nearly 3 years old when he arrived
             with his parents on the Cressy,  -----   for 8 years he lived in Lyttelton-- home at Salt's Gully  near where the tunnel was later built,   -----   
            when nearly 11 years old set out by himself on a long journey to Rangiora to obtain work there, was at a number of Canterbury farms over the years 
             ------   16 years with Mr Duncan Rutherford at mendip Hills ----  own farm at Rangiora  until 19 years ago ---  went to the North Island in 1928 --  
                came back to live with his daughter ,  Mrs H. Chatterton  of Tai-Tapu.

Golden Wedding 352
EDER  -  BURBERY 
-   50 years ago a wedding was celebrated ----  when Miss Annie Burbery  of Christchurch  was married to Charles Eder of Woodend 
                        --- took place at Bride's aunt and uncles Mr and Mrs Richard TURNBULL -----  Miss Caroline Burbery (sister)  bridesmaid -------  Mr Harry Eder ,
                         ----  best man  -------  whole married life in Woodend -----   Mr Eder,  whose mother came out on the  Cressy  one of the First 4 ships ------- ---
                             2 daughters  ------   2 granddaughters,     took part   --- lots more --------
   

Friday  22 April  1938
Gift Parties  -  355
COX -  Miss Kitty (Woodend)  whose marriage will take place next week ---------
COX  -  Mr and Mrs J.O'Connor (Kaiapoi)  held an afternoon party in honour of Miss Kitty Cox ------

Obituary  -  356
MOORE  - Miss Mary Marjory Moore occurred at her home,  Grey St. Ashburton yesterday.   She was a daughter of Mr and Mrs John Moore,
                    was born at Alford Forest  -----   went to Ashburton with her parents  when they retired from farming about 1916.  -------
                    she leaves 4 brothers -------------


Gift Party -  357
DOODY -  FAGAN -    ------ Miss Mamie Doody and Mr Reid Fagan  were guests of honour ----  approaching marriage ----  lots of names ----

Weddings  -  
WHITEHEAD - ATKINSON - 358 -  at Westport  Jessie Atkinson  ----- to Russell Whitehead -----  live in Dunedin ---
WHITE - LAWRENCE -  359 -  Ivy Louisa Lawrence  -- to Alister Edward White  --------
ROBB - WILLIAMS  - 360 -  Jim Robb -----   to Veronica Mary   Williams  -------   more -----  will live in Wellington.
WASHBOURNE - KIME - 361 -   Grace Margaret Kime   to James Cedric Washbourne  -------  
STUART - HARTNELL - 362 & 363 -  Bertha Constance Hartnell  ---  to Charles Stuart  -------

90th Birthday  -  364
EVANS   - Mr Richard Evans,  one of Canterbury's 6 remaining pilgrims,  ---- sherry party at the home of his daughter Mrs H.Chatterton yesterday. 
------ more -----

Obituary  -  346
TANNER  -  Mr Alfred George Tanner,  -- farmer of the Tai-Tapu district.  born Tai-Tapu  lived most of his life there ----   buried Springston Cemetery -----

Obituary  -  349
WHITE-PARSONS  -  --- death on Tuesday night on board the liner Rangitane at Auckland,  Captain Horace White-Parsons harbourmaster at Napier.  was on holiday
leave --- born at Lyttelton 59 years ago  ------   at the time of the big Napier earthquake, he was foremost in rescue work and complimented
by the Admiralty ----   survived by his widow and 1 son.  and 2 daughters Misses Huia and Tui White-Parsons.

Obituary  - London  350
YOUNG
- Mr Filson Young,  the author, and programmes advisor to the British Broadcasting Corporation since 1926.  Mr Alexander Bell Filson
Young  was born in Ballyeaston, ireland in 1876  had a varied career,  as journalist,  author,  and sailor.  He was a special war correspondent for
he Manchester Guardian in South Africa in 1899 and 1900    ---------  lots more ---



Saturday  23 April  1938
Obituary  -  370
DAVIS  -  at Palmeston North,  Mrs J.W.Davis  a member of the McIntyre family  who settled in the Ashburton County more than 70 years ago.
Younger daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert McIntyre  was born near Digby's Bridge,  Ashburton,  67 years ago.   -----  after her marriage
she went to Palmerston North --- sister of Messrs D.J.M  and John McIntyre, Ashburton.


Pre -wedding  Parties  -  371
PRICE   -   Miss Doris Price whose marriage to Mr J.F.Moffat end of next week  ------hostess Mrs J.C.Hollis ------
PRICE  -  Miss Doris -----  hostess Miss Rita Johnson ------

Engagements  -  372
ATKINSON  -  COUSINS  ----
HALL -  STARKY  ------
CLARKSON  -  NEEVE -----
SHAND  -  HARTY  ----
CHRISTENSEN  -  WAKELIN  -----

Weddings  -  
WILSON - ORBELL  - 373 - Margaret d'Auvergne Orbell -----  to Leslie Erlton Wilson  at Waikouaiti ------- more ---
NORTON - WAKE -  374 - Iris Wake  --- to Frank Norton ----    more ----
CUSDIN - CORNISH - 375 - Joan Charlotte Cornish  -------   to Clare Edward John Cusdin  --------- make their  home in Wellington ----
LESLIE - WHEELER -  376 -  at Hokitika ----Betty Wheeler   to Mr William Leslie  -------
BEERE - McADAM  -  377-  at Waikari --- Annie Isabella McAdam ----  to Bruce Beere (Oxford)  --------  make their home in Taihape ----

Presentation  -  378
KIME  -
Miss Grace Kime  whose marriage will take place soon ----  party given by the parents and children of the Selwyn Sunday School --
                presented with a picture  and pottery vase -----

Gift Parties  -  379
REESBY -  at the home of Mrs Cook,  of Lyndhurst  ---- to honour Miss E. Reesby  ---approaching marriage ---
REESBY  -  Mrs A.C.Gadd  and Miss Rudd  held a kitchen gift party  in --Miss Edith Reesby -----
STREETER  -  Miss Jean Streeter ----  hostess Mrs John Rennie ------

Gift Parties  -  380
STREETER  -  Miss Jean ---- hostess Mrs John Rennie -----
DOODY -  Miss Mamie  ------
ALLEN  -  HAPPER  - 382   at home of Mrs E.E.Upston  ---------


Tuesday  26 April  1938
Engagements  -  387 -
DE - RENZY - FOSTER  - -------
CALDER  -  BUXTON  -----
KENDALL - WILSON  --------

90th birthday  celebrated   -  388 -
EVANS  - Mr Richard Evans  of Tai-Tapu -----     more  ----

Coming of Age  - 389
BENJES  -     -------  more -----

Weddings  -
LONG - O'CONNOR - 390   Maria Doreen O'Connor ---   to  William Vernon Long ------  lots more ---
STEVENSON - MILSOM - 391 - Marjorie Milsom ------to James Ross Stevenson -------  more ---
RYAN - CLELAND - 392 -  Ruth Cleland  ----- to Edward William Ryan ----   at Timaru ------  lots more -----

Post - wedding dance -  393
CROFT - FROST  -  Connie Frost  & R. Croft ---  dance held in the Balcairn Hall ----

Photo  - 394 
RATTRAY  - Mrs A.I.Rattray, a nursing sister in both South African War and Great War,  took part inthe Anzac ----  yesterday.

Obituary  -  395
FOWKE  -  John Nicholls  ----  a  Canterbury, Auckland and New Zealand representative wicketkeeper for 20 years
                 -------  aged 78 -----   played Otago at Hagley Park in 1881

Obituary  -  396
SHEARER  - --Mr John Shearer ---  farmer of Ashburton  for about 65 years -----  breeder of Clydesdale horses---- 
                    he was 87 years of age ----  born at   Orkney Island in the North of Scotland,  came to New Zealand
                     before he was 20 ----    was married twice ---  1st wife Miss M.GILMOUR
                    and his 2nd Miss KENNEDY  ----  surviving members of 1st family are -----  2nd family ------  26 grandchildren .

Funeral write -up - 397
LESLIE 
- ---Mr William James Leslie ----  at the Waimari Cemetery -- survived by widow  who is youngest daughter of
                    late Mr Harold Gardiner  of Purau  and                 1 son. ----   lots more -----

Memorial Windows -  398
READ - Rev. F.T.   assembled at the Edgeware Rd Methodist Church   --- 


Wednesday  27 April  1938
Edinburgh Wedding  -  400 401   photo -
DONALD - RUSSELL  -  Dr Hugh P.Donald  of staff at Canterbury Agricultural College, Lincoln  left NZ in 1933 --Macmillan Brown  scholarship -- lots more -

Obituary  -  402
DUXFIELD - Mr Robert Dickinson,   M.A. ----  born 1862 at Newcastle-on-Tyne -------  1885 came to New Zealand teaching ----
                     took up farming in 1898 ---- in 1899 he married Miss K.E.CUBBITT  ---  4 sons,  1 daughter  ---

Engagements  -  403
MORRISON - ANDREW  -  -------
WOODS  -  BOON  -------

Weddings  - 
HORE-LYNSKEY - 404   Patricia Mary Lynskey ----  to William Sampson Hore --------
McFARLANE - NIVEN 405  at Granity ----- Olga Elizabeth Niven ---  to Walter Laurie McFarlane ----
STAPLETON - JOLLEY - 412 - at Hokitika --  Frederick Francis Stapleton ----  to  Lorna May Jolley ------

Obituary  -  406
MORDUANT   -  Mrs E. Morduant  --- at Wesport ---  member of well known GEORGE  family,  and leaves a husband and 1 child.

Farewell -  407
PEACHEY
  -  --at Cust Public Hall ---  left the district  to live at Sumner --- lots more ----

Pre - wedding parties  -  408
PRICE  -  Miss Doris Price ---  hostess Miss Alice Swanson ------
CROSBIE  -  Miss Margaret -- marriage on Saturday  hostess,  sister Mrs Royce Casbolt ----
CROSBIE - STACEY -   a green evening ------
REDDECLIFFE -  Miss Reta --- 

Obituary  -  409
RHODES  -  Mrs Mary Viles Rhodes  of Akaroa died on Monday ----  was born 26 April  1863 in Hampshire, England ---  came to New Zealand
                    in ship  Waimate  in 1875  with her parents ---- the late Mr and Mrs Edward CHAPMAN --  married Mr Alfred Rhodes  4th son of Mr and Mrs Israel
                    Rhodes of Flea Bay on 20 June 1886  ----  Golden wedding celebrated nearly 2 years ago. ---
                         leaves husband, 1 daughter ----  1 son -----    and 4 grandchildren -----

Inquest  -  Kaikoura -  410
ROBERTS  - John Henry Roberts  was drowned on 12 April ----  accidently drowned ----- 

Farewell -  411
WHITE  -  Miss Barbara White  of Christchurch Press Co. Ltd   -- leave 12 May  -----  for Sydney where she will be married --------

Oamaru  -  Death  -  412
WYLLIE  -  Mrs W.J. ---  formerly Miss Frances MOSS,  ---------



Thursday  28 April  1938
Engagement Notice  -  442
RICE - WILSON - -------

Post - wedding party - 443
BROCKELBANK -  EUSTACE -  Miss Rene Eusatace  and Mr Roy Brockelbank -----

Pre - wedding party -  444
PRICE -  Miss Doris -- marriage take place on Saturday ----  more -----

Gift Parties - 445
GILL -  Miss Frances  ------ at home of Mrs Luxton -------
THOMPSON -  Miss Isabel --- hosted by Mrs Arthur Doig  and Mrs A. McClelland ------

Weddings  -  
DAVIS - SPURR - 446 -  Delia Maud Spurr ----- Alan Davis (Akaroa) ------  
SHEPPERD - LEWIS - 447- Leslie Gordon (Jack) Shepperd ------  to Dulcie Lewis -----
SEYB - STEVENS - 448 -  Morgan Seyb (Hastings)   and Lillian Stevens (Waimate)  -----
JAMISON - ALGIE -  449 - Robert Jamison   ------  to Joyce Algie --------
TOZER - DAVISON  -  450 - Nancy Davison ---  to Frederick Edgar Tozer ---------
ARMITAGE - TAYLOR - 451- Marjory Taylor -----  to Gordon Clyde Armitage ---------
WEASTELL - DIXON - 452 - Evelyn Dixon -----   to  Maurice Weastell --------
LANGRIDGE - ARSCOTT  - 453- Iris Beverley Arscott  -----  to James Frederick Langridge  ----
MACKAY - COOPER - 454 - at Sheffield ---  Sarah Cooper -----  to Angus Albert  Mackay -------
SLATTERY - JOHNSON -  455 -  at Springfield ---- Bertha Mary Johnson ---  to John Slattery ---- 

Inquest  -   456
ROOTS  -  Joseph Reuben Roots ------ found dead on 23 March --------

Obituary  -  457
MAINDONALD -  Mr Thomas J. Maindonald  a foundation member of the Woolston Band  -------

Accident  -  458
McAULEY -  Jack McAuley ---  suffered a fracture of the left arm when he fell from the bicycle --- he was admitted to hospital.


Friday 29 April  1938  
Weddings  -
BLAIR - CHATTERTON -  459 - Gilbert Hunter Blair  -------- (Lower Hutt)  to Irene Louisa Chatterton  ------  make their home in Wellington.
DUFF - WYLIE  -  461  at Southbridge ----  Emily Violet Wylie  to Albert Robert Duff --------
FAGAN -  DOODY  -  462 -  William Reid Overend Fagan ------  (Ashburton) to Mary Ita (Mamie) Doody ------
GIBSON - RICHARDSON  - 463  Florence Richardson  ----  to Edwin Charles Gibson -----
PALMER - BARRETT - 464 - Vida Mary Barrett ----  to George Hartnell Palmer --------- make their home at Pukekohe, Auckland.
SEARLE - CLEGG   -  466 - Ivy May Clegg --- to Charles Longton Searle  of Southbridge -----
TAYLOR - CLEMENTS   -  467 - Marjorie Doris Clements -----  to William Taylor  -------
THACKWELL - CHAMBERLAIN   - 468 - Doreen Phyllis Chamberlain -----   to  Joseph Douglas Thackwell -------


Funeral write-up  -   469
RHODES - Mrs Alfred Rhodes -----  at Akaroa      ---more -----


Saturday 30 April  1938
Deceased Estates  - 469A
HARTNELL  -  Edward  Smith  -  died 8 April 1938
BULLEN  -  Beatrice --  died 16 April  1938
FOX - Esther -   spinster  died 5 January  1938
HAYES  -  Edward -  died 26 April  1938

Engagements  -  470
PABLECHEQUE - VINTINER -  
MARSHALL  -  GREER -
MUNT - WILLIAMSON -
McKENZIE -  McKECHNIE -
SHAND - ALEXANDER  -
NICHOLLS - YOUNG  -  

Weddings  -
FINLAY - MATTHEWS  -  471 -  at Rangiora -   Vera Mathews  ----  to George Finaly -----
KELLAWAY - TARLING - 472 - at Glentunnel -  Kenneth Leslie Kellaway ----   to Mary Tarling --------
KIBBLEWHITE - SMITH - 473 - at Auckland  - Jocelyn Smith   to   Robert Kibblewhite ------  of Templeton
LESLIE - STALKER -  474 - at Ashburton ---- Thelma Dorothy Stalker ----  to Charles James Thomas Leslie  ------  
MOULD - DONAGHEY -  476 - Eileen Donaghey -----  to Richard David Mould  of Okains Bay -------
O'REILLY - TODD -  477 -  Lily Barrett Todd ---  and Maurice O'Reilly  -------  of Highbank ---  make their  home in Wellington.
PAYNE - KERNAHAN - 478-   at Temuka --Richard Coles Payne -----and Raine Kernahan ------
ROGERS - EDWARDS - 479 -  at Westport -- Alice Edwards ----  to John Rogers



Accident  -   485
MIKKELSEN - Frederick William Mikkelsen,  aged 18 ---- admitted to hospital ----

Obituary  -  481  482
WILSON - Samuel Frederick Wilson  --- in his 60th year ---  in rugby more than 30 years ---  lots more ----


Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
14 July  2008

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