The Weekly Press - 10
October 1928 - Snippets
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Press 10 October 1928
Photo - GRENFIELD
A reproduction of the 1st photograph to be brought by aeroplane from
Australia to New Zealand. The photo is of Peter Greenfield aged
10 and half months
son of Mr C.P.Greenfield of the Eastern Cable Company,
Cremorne, Sydney. Squadron-leader Kingsford Smith took the
photo to the grandparents
Mr and Mrs F.E.Greenfield of Heathfield Ave, Christchurch.
A Young Violinist -
McCONACHY - Timaru boy in New York -
photo - Mr Arthur Hartmann - 148
Miss Amy Nevill-Smith
(Mus.Assoc.Melb. Univ) a well-known teacher of singing and violin
at Timaru has recently sent her talented violin pupil,
Mr Rees McConachy, to one of the greatest violinists to continue
his studies with Mr Arthur Hartmann the eminent violinist of New York
---- more ----
Violinist - photo
Mr Rees McConachy.
Marriages - 151
GIBSON - REID, whose
marriage takes place next week ----- lots of names
Collage of 11 photos -
Timaru to Christchurch Cycle contest. - 152
1. & 2. B.W.Arnst winner
of the big road race last Saturday
4. B.S.McCann, New
Plymouth -- fastest time ----
5. A.E.Porter, a veteran
rider aged 40 passing through Geraldine ---- has
started the race 7 times.
Christchurch, 2nd man home
Collage of 14 photos -
Christchurch Boys' High School Annual Sports meeting - 153
who won the mile walk -----
winner of 120yds hurdles under 15 ----
winner 120 yds open.
winner of 440yds handicap open
winner of high jump.
winner of 100yds championship 200yrds, 2nd in
440yrs senior cup with 24 points.
winner of 440yrds.
Wellington Competitions for
children - photo - 154
1. Dawson Douglas,
Christchurch, 1st boys' song, 1st boys' reading sight.
2. Kathleen Read,
Christchurch, 1st humerous recitation, under 12, 1st song
in character, 1st musical monologue, 1st action recitation,
1st junior test recitation,
song and 1st girls' action song
3. Audrey Oates,
Palmeston North, 1st humerous recitation.
4. Ewart Douglas,
Christchurch, 1st boys' song.
5. Connie Flamank,
Timaru, 1st vocal solo, 1st vocal solo, NZ
composer, 1st vocal solo, with accompanment.
6. Irene Wilson and
Shirley Perrin, 1st
duet in character under 12
7. Claire Dulien and
Christchurch, 1st vocal duet.
8. Hilda Crysall,
Wahganui 1st sacred solo 1st Scottish song, 1st
9. Marjory Alexander,
Christchurch, 1st piano solo, 1st piano solo,
open, 1st piano solo, selected.
10. Belle Renaut,
Christchurch, 1st Irish song, 1st Contralto solo, 1st
vocal solo, 1st Schubert solo.
11. Mary Lennie,
Wellington, 1st piano solo.
Opening of the Bowling and Croquet
season at Linwood Club, Christchurch - photo - 155
photo 2 - Miss Gwendoline Williams,
who threw up the 1st jack and declared the season open.
photo 4 - Mrs Williams
sends up the 1st bowl for the Linwood Bowling Club.
photo 5 - a group of prominent officials -
Mr J.R.Brunt, (one of the
original founders of the club) Mr A.J.Benzie, (past president of
the Dominion assoc) Mr F.Williams (president of the Linwood
club) Mr J.Colville (president of the Christchurch centre)
Mr W. McKinley (Vice -president of the Linwood Club)
Auntie Betty's Merry Mates
- photos - 155a
1. Curly (Lois Giles)
2. Norma Talmadge (Kini Taylor)
3. Shamrock (Joan Davis)
4. clematis (Alice Wills)
Obituary - CUNNINGHAM
The death took place at Strathearn, Brookside, Canterbury
last week of Mr John Cunningham, a well-known canterbury farmer and
stock breeder at age 60. he was the oldest son of late Mr John
Cunningham, a pioneer settler in the Brookside district.
----- after Lincoln College he accompanied his father
and brother on an extended tour of Great Britain and the USA. he
commenced farming on his own account in 1897 --- was chairman of the
Ellesmere County Council since 1914 --------- more ----
Obituary - FRIEDLANDER
The death was announced last week From Auckland of Mr Hugo
Friedlander, aged 79. he came out with several
brothers and was first associated in business with the late Mr
Julius Mendelson, of Temuka. Late he and his brothers founded the
firm of Friedlander Bros. at Ashburton ------ was Mayor of the
Borough, Councillor, chairman of the Ashburton County
Council, chairman of the Lyttelton harbour Board
------ many years ago he was severely injured by a
fall of grain sacks in a store ------ He moved to Auckland some
years ago on account of failing health.
Obituary - GARROW -
Mr Robert Garrow, who died suddenly at Oamaru last week had been a
resident there for 53 years. he was first appointed a sclerk to
the New Zealand and Australian Land Company on the Ardgowan estate.
---- was for some years in Dunedin
----and then purchased a farm on Ardgowan when subdivided -------
Obituary - McPHEE
Mr Malcolm McPhee, who lived in the Balfour district, Southland
for about 47 years, died last week. he worked on his
father's farm until age 21 when he joined his brother
Dugald. They were contract ploughing on the Glenure
estate for several years -- later went cropping on the Waimea
Plains. the estate was cut up for
settlement when both acquired a section of their own.
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