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The Weekly Press - 10
Photo - 074
OWEN - Mr Llewellyn Owen, a young New Zealand
composer, whose waltz was played at the Mayoral reception at
Photo - Reminiscence of
the Royal Visit - 075
On Tuesday 25 June while the Royal party were on board the
special train for Dunedin, thousands of the public of
Canterbury paid a visit to the Ophir,
lying at Lyttelton --- more -----
Photo - 076
GOODWIN - Queen
Makea and Mr F.Goodwin, late Secretary to the
British resident at Rarotonga. Mr Goodwin was killed on 11th
June by the bursting of a rocket
celebrations in connection with the Royal visit to New Zealand.
Photo - 077
GEORGE - Miss Zoe
Thorne George, a debutante at the State reception in Auckland.
Photo - 078
CRYSTALL - The late Mr
William Chrystall, of Christchurch.
Photo - 079
ALLAN - The late Mr J.D.Allan of East Gore.
Photo - 080
LAGAN - Mr M.Lagan of Tinwald at
whose hotel Mclean was arrested.
Photo - 081
EADE - Constable
Eade who arrested McLean.
Photo - 082
BENNETTS - PARKER - Trooper
R.Bennetts (Canterbury) Trooper G.Parker
Photo - 083
Members of the 7th New Zealand Contingent
Trooper M.Vernon (Nelson)
Photos - 7th NZ
Contingent - 086
Trooper R .Bennetts (Canterbury)
Trooper J.T.Anderson (Nelson)
(Auckland) Trooper W.Whyte
(Otago) Trooper E.Partridge (Wellington)
Marriages - 150
McDOUGALL - BRISTED
- Miss Jean McDougall, who is to be
married in a few weeks to Mr Grif Bristed ---- afternoon party
by Mrs E.W.B.Bayley,
mother Mrs C.E.Jones lent her house in Papanui rd for the
occasion. list of names -----
GIBSON - REID - Miss
Gibson, marriage to Mr J.Reid takes place next week -- afternoon
party given by Mrs Percy Barnes --- future home at Culverden
The Weekly Press
- 29 November 1905
Photo - New Brighton
Motor-cycle race - 087
Principal event a 16 mile ride along the beach was contested by 28
starters. ----- more ---- photo of crowd
standing on the old pier at New Brighton.
Photos - 088
PRICE - Mr E.R.Price awarded a Vellum Certificate of Merit
by the Royal Humane Society of NZ. -- gallant conduct in
rescuing George Coleman from
Picton 9 January 1905
CHAPMAN - Mr F.W.Chapman of
Wellington was awarded a Vellum cert. of Merit by the Royal Humane
Society of NZ -- rescuing
and her 2 children from drowning at Sumner on 9 February.
HABIB - Mr Solomon
Habib was awarded the Bronze medal --- rescuing
Florence ---- from drowning at Wellington 10 November
Photo - Bowling in Hawke's Bay - 110
A photo of a large crowd at the opening of the Greenmeadows Bowling
Green on 1st November, photo of bowlers and visitors.
Photo - Bicycle Road
Race - Dromore to Chertsey - 111
The starters in the bicycle race from Dromore to
Chertsey a distance of 16 miles and A.Downie
(Chertsey) put up the fastest time, winning a handsome silver
Presentation - 113
Mr NELSON - Mr Wm Nelson of
Tomoana a set of massive solid silver in Van Dyk design
by past and present employees of Nelson Bros.
Ltd on the -5th anniversary of
the Tomoana works 22 September 1905. --------
The Weekly Press
- 8 July 1908
Photo - Training
Camp of the 2nd Auckland Mounted Regiment - 114
The annual training camp of the 2nd Auckland mounted regiment at
Major Allen Bell's farm, Te Rapa, Hamilton. the
most successful ever
held by the regiment contained squadrons
from Hamilton, Te Aroha, Te Awamutu,
Cambridge, and Te Ata. 210 men under canvas.
Allen Bell and staff instructor Sergeant-Major Coleman.
Taumarunui School Protest - 115
a pictorial protest against the Minister of Education's decision for
a European School for Taumarunui. Mr R.Gardiner writes
--- 26 June, I enclose a photograph
of a number of children as a pictorial protest against the refusal
of a European school at Taumarunui, there are 100
children of school age and 65 under age
------- lots more -----
Photo - Waikuku
- Golden Wedding - 117
MORRISS - Mr and Mrs Wm. Morriss with
their descendants --- Mr Morriss arrived in NZ
from Eaton, Leicestershire, England in October
1852 and Mrs Morriss,
then Miss Elizabeth Stokes
was one of the Canterbury pilgrims and arrived in the "Randolph"
in December 1850.
The Weekly Press 9
Photo - 099
SMITH - Councillor John Smith, who has
been a member of the Wellington City Council since 1885 and
was acting-mayor during Mr T.M.Wilford's
illness. was recently presented by Wellington citizens with a
purse of sovereigns -----
Collage of 22 photos -
Christchurch Boys' High School annual Athletic Sports - 100
2. A.Hunt winning the
100yrds handicap (Prepatory) from scratch.
3. A.T.Mulligan, winner of
the 120 yds hurdles (open)
5. H.H. Smith,
of the 100 yds under 16 equalling the record.
7. J.Young, winner of 200yds
(Senior Champion) winner of the 880 yds open, one
mile and the high jump.
10. H.H.Smith winning
of the 220yds under 15
14 Committe of the High School Old Boys' assoc.
winning the 100yds handicap open to members of the High School
Old Boys' Football Club.
17. H. Biss
winner of the 800 yds open handicap.
21. Hon Dr Pomare
Photo - Committe of the High
School Old Boys' Assoc. - 100
Back row - C.Buchanan, Geo. Scott, jun
Sitting - T.W.Reese,
Hon. Dr Maui Pomare
(President) Mr C.E. Bevan-Brown, (patron)
Front Row - S.L.Paterson,
Photo - 102
WHARTON - Mr W.S.Wharton, who has been appointed
secretary and treasurer to the North Canterbury Hospital and
Charitable Aid Board
in succession to Mr T.C.Norris.
Photo - Timaru in the late 1860's - 103
photo by Dr Barker --- The large shop on the corner was built
by the late David Clarkson and is now occupied by the Turnbull
family. The BNZ is on the Main st
opposite the shop. The old Post Office used
to adjoin the corner shop.
Collage 18 Photos
- Palmerston North Technical School Elecutionary
Competitions - 104
Palmerston North technical School Elocutionary Competitions
held in the P.N.Opera House on 25th, 26th and 27th
September - Prize winners and Judges.
1. Miss Louie Wood,
winner of 1st prize for recitation for competitors between 12
and 15 years of age.
2. John Sanderson,
of 1st prize recitation for boys under 12 years of
3. Miss I.Alsop, winner 1st
prize for ladies Shakespearean Recital.
4. Miss Cecil Haines
(Wellington) aged 6 and half years. winner of prize
for recitation for girls under 12
5. Miss Elsie Robertson (Palmeston
winner of 1st prizes for girls under 12 years
6. Miss I.Brown
(Palmeston North) accompanist
7. Mr F. D. Opie,
8. Mr L.Hanlon,
North) winner of 1st prizes for reading at
sight, impromptu debate, and prepared speech and
5, 2nd prizes
9. Mr J.F.Montague
(Auckland ) judge
10. Mr R.K.Hornblow
(Foxton) winner of 1st prize .or Mens' humerous recitation.
11. Mr Byron Brown
winner 1st prize for dramatic recital, musical
monologue, shakespearean recital, and dialogue.
and champion Gold Medal.
12. Mr J.S.Webb
(Tokomaru) winner 1st prize for Scotch character sketch
13. Mr H.M.Haycock,
North) winner 1st prize for impromptu debate
14. Miss Pauline Brown
(Otaki) winner 1st prize for dramatic recital. musical
monologue, shakespearean recital, and dialogue and
champion Gold Medal
15 Mrs Kneedwell
and Mr Aitken
(Otaki) winners 1st prize for character dialogue.
16. Miss B. Wadsworth,
winner of 1st prize for Dickens recital.
17. Miss D.Munford (Rangiotu)
1st prize for humourous recital.
18 Miss E.Mailman
Mr S.W. Oliver,
winners 1st prize for story without words "The Girl and the
The Weekly Press 12
Photo - 019
ROBERTSON - Shearing at Mr J.McHardy's
"Glenone" -- Pat Robertson, a Wanganui shearer, shore
with the blades 1217 sheep in 5 and half days ---------
The Weekly Press 13
Collage of photos -
Ladies Hockey - 026
The Peninsula Team -
L.Rodrigues, R.Newton, M.Fergus, M.Hawkins, L.Newton, A.Pettigrew, K.Latter, M.Roxburgh, L.Currie,
Christchurch Team - Messrs S.Kruse.
L.Horner, M.Sandman, E.Cade, E.Nightingale, D. Pearce, P.Leslie, J.______
Photo of Poverty Bay Team
- Football - Hawke's Bay v Poverty
Bay - 027
Interprovincial Football, Hawke's Bay v Poverty
Bay at Gisborne 2 August -
won by Poverty Bay 12 points to 3
Back row - J.Prickett,
Middle row - Moana (supporter)
Front row - G.Fremm,
P.Stubbs, A.Staipora (Captain) C.Pollock, H.Tocker, Master Howard (mascotte)
Photo of Hawke's Bay
Team - 028
Back row - J.Scheele (supporter)
Middle row - W.Hislop (manager) Fraser,
Front row - B.Waugh,
The Weekly Press 26
Photo - Paterson -
066 - Private
E.J.Paterson (Wanganui) wounded
Photo - Paterson - 067 - Private
W.H.Paterson (Wanganui) killed in action.
Photo - Preston -
068 - Private
J.Preston (Hora Hora) killed in action.
Photo - Simpson
- 069 -
Rifleman A.Simpson (Sydenham) died of wounds.
Photo - Whitcombe -
070 - Rifleman
A.L.Whitcombe (Wanganui) killed in action.
29 May 2010