1947  -   Snippets  from various newspapers


Auckland Star  -  2 January 1947                      
Christchurch Press -  8 January 1947
                          
Christchurch Star-Sun  -  9 January 1947            
Christchurch Press  -  9 January 1947
                 
Christchurch Star-Sun  -  10 January 1947
                  
Dunedin Evening Star  -  27 January 1947

Evening Star  -  8  March 1947                           
Otago Daily Times  -  8 March  1947
                          
Dunedin  Star Sports  -  12 June  1947               

Dunedin  Star Sports
21 June  1947               
Dunedin  Star Sports
28 June 1947                         
Timaru Herald  -  19 November 1947



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Auckland Star  -     Thursday 2 January 1947
Photograph  -  043
Hats shine again at Ellerslie  -  
Mrs Eric Shorter, (Auckland),   Mrs Spencer Smith, (formerly of Wales)  Mrs M.G. Band (Auckland) Mrs Cliff Haworth, (Cambridge)

Ellerslie Fashions  -  044
Hats shine again  --- a list of names of those who attended Ellerslie.

Engagement  -  045
McKENZIE - ROSS -  Jack McKenzie,  son of Mr & late Mrs J.McKenzie, Greymouth  to Pauline Eades, dau. of late Mr  and Mrs B.G.Ross, Auckland.


Christchurch Press      - Wednesday  8 January 1947
Inquest  -  Akaroa  -  BARBOUR - 048
Mrs Victoria Beatrice Barbour, of Colombo st, Sydenham,  staying at the hotel -- in Akaroa  since 26 Dec. died suddenly on Saturday, ------- inquest adjourned ---


Christchurch Star-Sun    -  Thursday 9 January 1947
Golden Jubilee  -  050
Sisters of Mercy at Westport,  Sisters M. Claire, M.Magdalene,  M.Gonzaga  and M. Ignatius  ---  completed 50 years ----  lots more -----

Engagements  -  052
BURKE - GIBB - Betty, dau. of Mr and Mrs J.S.Gibb, New Brighton    to George Edward,  2nd son of Mr and Mrs G.Burke,  Lauder, Central Otago.
DUNCAN - BENSON -  Maxwell Robert, twin son of Mr and Mrs R.Duncan,  to  Margaret Ann, dau. of Mr and Mrs J.B.Benson ----


Christchurch Press     -    Thursday  9 January 1947
Engagements -  056
HARRIS - McFADZEAN - Phyllis Doreen, dau. of late Mrs Harris,  Akaroa to Jack, son of Mr and Mrs John McFadzean --- Upper Hutt.
VOLCKMAN - O'CALLAGHAN - Betty, dau. of ----  Geraldine   to  Sydney Richard, son of  -----  Kaikoura.
HURST - HELM - Thelma Jean, dau. of    ---Barr Hill   to  Albert William,  son of  ----  Ashburton.
PARSONS  - CORNER - June, ward of Mr and Mrs H.A.Ford --  -----    to  John,  son of  Mr and Mrs W.Parsons,  Rangiora.

Westport  -  Sisters of Mercy -  Golden Jubilee -  057
Sisters M.Claire,  M.Magdalen,  and M.Ignatius,  yesterday completed 50 years  as members of the Order of the Sisters of Mercy -----  lots more ------

Obituary  -  058
TAYLOR -  John Ashmore,  of Wellington,  managing director of Middows Brothers and Taylor.  ------   survived by his wife and 2 sons ---------

Inquest  -  059
ORGAN - William John,  of Hastings,  a barrister and solicitor,  of Wellington.   born Westport, 71 years ago, -------   he was not married.


Christchurch Star-Sun    -  Friday 10 January 1947
Photo  -  Girls' Life Brigade  -  061
13th annual conference at St Andrew's College ---     
Major P.L.Good (Commandant 1st Christchurch Battalion)         Captain B.M.Nuttall (Adjutant 1st Christchurch Battalion)  
Miss F.E.Green (Dominion Field Organiser)    Captain F. Macdonald  (Dominion Secretary)   and Major D.Earle (Dominion President)


Dunedin Evening Star  -  Monday 27 January 1947
Accidents & Deaths  -  002
NEAL  -  2 brothers,  Francis Daniel,  aged 22  and Philip John,  aged 21  were drowned while bathing in the Wairoa Gorge River---  13 miles from Nelson.
JARRETT -  Dennis Raymond,  age 13mths  son of Mr A.G.Jarrett,  of Kaitaia. was killed when he was knocked over by a truck. ------
FITZGERALD - Walter,  age 29  a workman,  working on the new Nurse's Home, residing at  Potobello Road,  injured when an oxygen plant blew up. ----

Fire Engine crew in crash  -  002
Senior station officer T.E.Reid,   station officer R.Davidson,  Driver M.Proctor,  Fireman C.Dopson,  G.Livingstone,  H.A.Hall,  L.A.McPhee
all fireman injured when the fire truck crashed over a bank at Wellington -------

Engagements  -  003
PEARCE - CROTTY -  Robert, son of Mr & Mrs G.Pearce, Musselburgh  to  Buena May, dau. of Mr & Mrs T. A.Crotty. -----   Auckland.
BERTENSHAW - BROWN - Phyllis Ethel, dau of Mr & Mrs G.Bertenshaw, of Belleknowes  to  Bruce Sydney, son of Mr and late Mr L.Brown,  Wellington.
HANLEY - SMITH -  Joan Patricia, dau of Mr & Mrs Thomas Hanley, Dunedin   to  Arthur James, son of Mr and Mrs James Smith,  Blenheim.

School Certificate Results  for Otago.  -
A, B, C, D.E,  -   N, O, P, R, S.  -  004
H.I.J.K.L.M.  -  006
F, G,  T, V, W.  -  005
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Otago Daily Times  -  Saturday 8 March  1947
Obituary  -  009
McLEAN - John,  of -- Milton,  born at Moneymore 73 yrs ago,  --- in 1901 he married Miss Ellen Casserly ---  2 sons ----  2 daughters -----

Golden Wedding  -  010
MOIR -  Mr and Mrs Thomas Moir,  of Clarksville,  celebrated their Golden Wedding at Kelso last Monday.  --- lots more  -----


Evening Star  -  Saturday 8 March  1947
Death on ship  at Sea  -  014
FAULKNER -  Kathleen,  wife of Commodore G.H. Faulkner,  died at sea while on a passage to England,  the Commodore is presently in Australia. -------

Fatalities  -  015
LEES - Phillip,  aged 5,  of Hataitai,  Wellington -------
TROY -  James John,  crushed between 2 lorries in the railway yard ----    Wellington ----
GOODWILL -  Mrs Emma,  died from injuries when she was knocked down by a car.   aged 84  of Mt.Eden.

Photograph  -  Rowers  -  016
Photo of rowing includes 2 men  -  C.Cochrane (stroke)    J.Mithers,  winners of the maiden pairs.

Photograph  -  Wedding  -  017
KERR  - Mr and Mrs Norman Kerr,  leaving ---  on Thursday evening  --  the bride formerly Miss Rona Sew Hoy,  was an Otago hockey rep.

Wedding write-up  -  017a
KERR - SEW HOY -    Rona Gladys, dau. of late Mr & Mrs P.Sew Hoy  to Norman Grieve Kerr, son of Mr W. and late Mrs Kerr, Riversdale, ------ attendants were
                                        Miss Doreen Sew Hoy,   and Miss Thelma Sew Hoy,  Stuart Coburn was best man  and Maurice Kerr,  groomsman

Photograph  -  Wedding  -  018
JOHNSON -  Mr and Mrs Ian Thomas Johnson  leaving St John's Church,  Roslyn, after their marriage on Thursday afternoon.

Wedding write -up  -  018a
JOHNSTON - GREENFIELD -  Frances Ruth, dau. of Mr & Mrs A.P.Greenfield,  to  Ian Thomas Young,  son of Mrs R.A. Johnston, Hamilton ----- 
                                 attendants were Miss Rene Pedder,   and best man was Mr Lewis Jones  --------more

Engagement  -  019a
PRITCHARD - MARTIN - Rosalie Margaret, dau. of Mr & Mrs Pritchard  to  Robert,  only son of Mr and late Mrs Martin,  Mornington.


Dunedin   Star - Sports  -  Saturday  8 March 1947
Napier  - 5 Women Killed  -  019
5 women received fatal injuries and 7 women and children were seriously injured when a small fully laden bus was in a collision -------
Killed -  Mrs Daisy Howard, aged 47,     Mrs Hine Campbell, aged 35,     Brenda Kerry, aged 24,     Sophie Mita,  aged 30,   Mrs Rumbo Raroa,  30yrs.
Injured -  Mrs Joe Wairau (30)  Mrs Mary Uita (36)  Waitangi Hankins (23)  Mrs Milly Babington (28)  Roberta Lewis (8)  Rebecca Gemmell (2)  -------------   lots more  ------


Dunedin Star Sports  -  Saturday  21 June 1947

Photo  -  Edmond Cup contestants  -  022
the field in the first round approaching a fence near the water jump  which was deleted today from the list of obstacles.

Photo -  Winners of Edmond Cup  -  Civil Sevice Team  -  023
back row -  C.McKersey,      R.Snell,      L.Bradshaw,      R.Rudkin,      G.C.Nelson,
front row  -  B.McKernan,      A.R.Geddes,       Harold Nelson,      W.Godby,      E.Beadle.

Photograph  -  Fencing tournament  -  024
two of the contestants in the fencing tournament held this afternoon between Otago University Club and the Invercargill Sword Club.

Photograph  -  Fencing tournament  -  025
The teams representing Otago University Club and the Invercargill Sword Club  - 
from left -  Cam. Truesdale,  Molly Anderson,  D.Rodwell,  K.D.Drayton (Otago) H.A.Sutton,  H.Sutton,   F.H.Simpson,  G.Wilkinson (Invercargill)


Dunedin Star Sports
  -      Saturday 28 June 1947

Photo -  St. Kilda Harriers 40th birthday  026
In front  -  Messrs A.P.Carter,      J.Henderson (life member)      J.J.Kernohan (foundation member)       C.L. Buddicom,      C.A.Pope (captain for the day)
                         G.V.Govan,      C.Beck,      A.C.Foley,      L.J.McKay.

Photo  -  Wesley Hockey Club  1946 Team -  027
back row  -  L.Couch,      H.Burley,      L. Winefield (captain)      R.Vickers,      Mr J.Osmond (secretary)      W.Lawry,      E.Irvine,      A.Hodges,  
front row - R.Smithson,      J.Martin (vice-captain)      R.Thompson,      D.Booth,      J.Fox,     J.Whitworth,      N.Kitchen.


Timaru Herald -  19 November 1947
NewPlymouth   -  desertion from Vessel 
STROUD  -  
John Edward    aged 21   and
KERWOOD -
Frederick, age 18   English seamen on board the ship "Orari"  deserted on 7 November,  were in court today -------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
2 December 2010

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