The Evening Star - 3
November 1979 - The
Evening Star - Final Edition
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page 1 - Front
Page, Daily since 1863 - The final
Edition, Saturday 3 November 1979
page 2 - The
Beginning - History of "The Evening
article - The post war boom
Stafford st, Dunedin, 1863
Mr George Bell, prop. 1869 - 1895
Mr C.S.Smith, director 1902 -
1943 Managing director 1923 - 1943
Mr C.G.Smith, director 1917 -
1953, chairman 1945 - 1953
Mr S.D.Smith, director 1933 -
1974, chairman 1953 - 1971
The Bond Street building
of "The Evening Star" used from 1881 until 1923?
page 3 - Editors
gave long and loyal service.
articles - Reasons given for closing of "Star
Evening Star's death a
This is our lasr word.
photos - Mr George
Bell, 1869 - 1894, Mr Mark
Cohen, 1894 - 1920, Mr W.F.Alexander 1920 - 1946, Mr L.Jillett, 1947 - 1950
Mr W.J.Noble, 1951 - 1975 Mr
P.J.Stewart, 1975 -
1978, Mr F.R.Nicol 1978
Mr Julian Smith, 1976 - 1979,
Mr V.G.Cavanagh, Mr
Mr Neville Webber.
page 4 - Excerpts from
article - Look at it this
way by John Halifax
page 5 - A Notable story
- "The Game's Up Amy" ---- Amy Maud Bock.
A scoop is always a scoop.
Detective Hunt of Dunedin Central Police
who worked as a journalist on the"Star"
Pilot Bruce Crosbie, Neal Travis, the 2 men had crashed
in wild snow covered country between Millers Flat and Lake
Onslow, 11 July 1959
page 6 - Sports
Pioneer sports paper - New Zealand's 1st sporting
paper. Saturday 31 August 1907
Star sporting journalism
photo - Peter Snell breaking the tape
at the Royal Athletic meeting at the Caledonian ground 15
page 7 - A
selection from the "Star" photo-files.
- The Role of Advertising
photos - Abbotsford landslide 1979
The Hyde railway
The Exchange Star boy
Hayman's fire 1952
page 8 - The Good Old
"Star" in Retrospect - Staff of the "Star" look back.
articles - The stark reality of today -
My dream - written in the "Stars"
- Beginnings in Bond Street.
Where did I get that hat - On
behalf of all of us. - from the 1st edition
- Always working against time -
W.J.Noble, J.B.Thomson, F.W.Cave, Mary Buchanan, Shona McFarlane, M.R.Keane, W.J.Sinton.
29 January 2011