Daily Representative

The Daily Representative 1929 2 April - June

Monday, April 1, 1929

Death
GARDNER.- Passed away at 49, Prince Alfred Street, Queenstown, March, 29th, 1929, Minerva, wife of the late G.S. GARDNER (Gill).

Local & General
Obituary
The death is announced of Lord MONTAGU of Bealieu. – Reuter.

Tuesday, April 2, 1929

Marriages
HANDLEY-SWEETNAM.-  At St. Michael’s Church on the 1st April, Arthur Stockwell, son of H.H. HANDLEY to Joan Evelyn, eldest daughter of Mrs. C.C. SWEETNAM, both of Queenstown.

Wednesday, April 3, 1929

Marriages
DEVENISH-BURGER.-  Married at St. Columba’s Church, by the Rev. PEATTIE on 1st April, 1929, Archibald Behr DEVENISH, fourth son of the late Mr. And Mrs. A.H. DEVENISH of Omdraaisvlei, Preiska, to Charlotte, eldest daughter of Mr. And Mrs. A.M. BURGER, Queenstown.
GRAVEN-BURGER. – Married at St. Columba’s Church, Queenstown on 1st April by Rev. PEATTIE, Walter Holm GRAVEN, eldest son of Mr. And Mrs. O.P. GRAAVEN, to Freda, second daughter of Mr. And Mrs. A.M. BURGER, both of Queenstown.

Thursday, April 4, 1929

Marriage
CROCKART-WIGGILL.-  Married by special Licence, 28th March, at St. John’s, Port Elizabeth by Rev. JACQUES, William (Bill) Colin James CROCKART, eldest son of Mr. And Mrs. C. CROCKART, Port Elizabeth, to Kathleen Ivy WIGGILL, third daughter of the late Mr. J.S. WIGGILL and Mrs. WIGGILL, Cathcart.

Friday, April 5, 1929

Birth
MARSHALL.-  On the 5th inst., at 44, Prince Alfred Street, to Mr. And Mrs. D.H. MARSHALL, a son.

Monday, April 8, 1929

Death
HORNE.-  At Wynberg, Cape, on the 7th inst., William HORNE, in his 90th year.  (Father of George HORNE, Surveyor, Queenstown).

Local & General
Obituary
The death is announced at the age of 78 of the Rev. Herbert Branston GRAY, Doctor of Divinity, Vicar of Lynton, in North Devon.  Doctor GRAY was a famous educationalist and financial expert.
The death is announced of Mr. Robert Henry BENSON, senior partner of Robert BENSON and Co., Merchant Bankers. – Reuter.

Wednesday 10, 1929

Birth
CHEMALY.- O the 9th inst. To Mr. And Mrs. Joe CHEMALY, of Mon Desir, a son.  Both well.

Marriage
EDWARDS-VAN DEVENTER.- On Wednesday, 3rd April, 1929, at St. Augustine’s Anglican Church, Sterkstroom, by the Rev. Gordon T. EASTEN, Cecil William Christopher, eldest son of Mr. And Mrs. William EDWARDS to Martha Helen, third elder daughter of the late Mr. J.L. and Mrs. L.C. VAN DEVENTER.

In Memoriam
SCHRAADER.-  In proud memory of Sergeant Albert Victor (Bertie) SCHRAADER, who fell in action at Messines Ridge on April 10th, 1916.
(Inserted by his brother.)

Thursday, April 11, 1929

Local & General
Congratulations
Mrs. S.R. BARNES, who came to the Queenstown district as far back as 1851, celebrates her 82nd birthday today.  We join her many friends in offering congratulations.

Friday, April 12, 1929

Notice
Estate late Hester Jacomina JORDAAN, born COETZER, of Flinksfontein, Sterkstroom.  20302...
D.C. DE VILLIERS Attorneys for Executors
Box 19,
Sterkstroom

Saturday, April 13, 1929

Marriage
HART-QUAIL.-  Married at Trinity Wesleyan Church, East London, on March 28th, by Rev. Allen LEA (Chairman of the District), Aidan, second son of late Mr. And  Mrs. Osborne HART, of Pietermaritzburg, to Dorothy, fourth daughter of Mr. And Mrs. J.S. QUAIL, of East London.

Monday, April 15, 1929

Notice to Creditors
Estate late Sarapin Dorasamy NAIDOO.  No. 21995...
L.H. BRINKMAN,
Attorney for Executors
Queenstown

Molteno Notes
Sudden death of Well-known resident.
The news of the death of Mrs. BROWN the wife of Mr. James BROWN, of Burnley came with tragic suddenness early on Thursday afternoon, April 4th.  The deceased had not been in the best of health for the past two or three years and some time ago had undergone an operation.  Everything seemed to be going on as well as could be expected up to Thursday morning, when she suddenly told the nurse that her death was near at hand.  Consequently the family and near relatives were summoned to the bedside and soon it was evident that the patient was steadily sinking.
A memorial service was held in the Wesleyan Church at 3 p.m., on Friday and conducted by the Resident Minister, the Rev. T. STANTON.  So well known and highly respected is the BROWN family in the district that the Church could hardly contain the relatives and friends who came in several cases many miles to pay their last respects and to offer their sympathy to the bereaved family.  The interment took place at the local cemetery.   The deceased lady was 60 years of age and for many years had been a staunch supporter of the Wesleyan Church.  Much sympathy is felt with Mr. James BROWN and family in their sad bereavement.

Jamestown Notes
A very pretty wedding, the largest as yet held in Jamestown, was solemnised in the Dutch Reformed Church on Saturday the 30th of March, when Sarah EATON (Jamestown) and D MARAIS (Laingsburg) were joined in wedlock by the Rev. W.L EATON, assisted by the Rev. Mr. NAUDE of Aliwal North.  Mrs. NAUDE wife of the Rev. NAUDE, officiating at the organ, the bride entered the church leaning on the arm of her father, followed by the bridesmaid, Miss Lizzie EATON, sister of the bride...

Local & General
Obituary
The death is announced of the well-known novelist, Flora Annie STEEL. – Reuter.

Wednesday, April 17, 1929

Obituary
Famous Welshman
London, Wednesday,
The death is announced of Sir John Morris JONES, the greatest authority on the Welsh language.-  Reuter.

Indwe Notes
Congratulations to Mr. A. KUYS, of Hoggskloof, on his marriage to Miss Florence POULTENEY.  Mr. KUYS’s future home will be at Babanago, Natal.

Thursday, April 18, 1929

Cathcart Notes
Wedding
A very picturesque wedding took place on Wednesday, the 10th, in St. Alban’s Church, when Mr. Rogers WARDLE, son of Mr. John WARDLE, Snr., Hospital Farm, Thomas River, was married to Miss Nellie HART, second daughter of Mr. And Mrs. R.M. HART, Ailsa, Thomas River.  The ceremony which was fully choral was conducted by the Rev. C.S. HILL, Rector of the parish, and the little church, which had been beautifully decorated for the occasion, was crowded to the doors with relatives and friends.  The bride who was charmingly attired and who was looking the picture of happiness, was attended by Miss Eunice McKENZIE, and old school friend, and Miss Hope HART, her sister, as bridesmaids, and the bridegroom was supported by Mr. Raymond HART, and Mrs. Leslie BEAGLEY, as groomsmen...

Friday, April 19, 1929

Birth
WEIMANN.- On the 19th inst., at Duncan Vale Nursing Home, Queenstown, to Mr. And Mrs. George WEIMANN, a son.  Both well.

Notice by Executors
In the Estate of the late Gaertruida Magaretha VAN HEERDEN (formerly ANNANDALE born DE BRUYN) and surviving spouse Johannes Frederik VAN HEERDEN, of Sterkstroom. No. 20800...
H. CHRISTIE
Atorney for Executor Testamentary
P.O. Box 6,
Sterkstroom, C.P.

Notice
Estate late Thomas James ARNOLD.  No 202091...
VISSER & PETER
Attorneys for the Executors Testamentary
Hexagon, Queenstown

Notice
In the Estate of the late Thomas LOGIE, of Winscombe, Somerset , England (formerly of Queenstown).  No. 18986...
N.L. GOLDSCHMIDT
Attorneys for Executor Testamentary

Friday, April 19, 1929

Local & General
Fatal Scorpion Bite.
The inquest on a coloured child, named George WRIGHT, aged four years, was concluded by Mr. W.B. GUNN, R.M., a t Somerset West last Saturday.  At a previous hearing the child was said to have been bitten by a scorpion on the farm “Steynsrust,” about three miles from Somerset West, on March 17th, Dr. CRUYWAGEN, District Medical Officer of Somerset West, said the child was brought to him on Sunday, March 17, in a state of collapse, and died shortly after reaching his surgery.  He was of the opinion that death was caused by the bite of some poisonious insect, such as a scorpion.  The magistrate returned a verdict of accordance with this evidence.

Saturday, April 20, 1929

In Memoriam
SELBY.-  In loving memory of William Howard (Bill) SELBY, who went home on the 20th April, 1928...
(Inserted by sorrowing Father, Mother, May, Olive and Phyllis.)
COOK.-  In affectionate remembrance of our dear son and brother Ernest COOK (Sonnie) who was killed in the Waku disaster, April 20th, 1928.
(Inserted by his ever loving Father, Mother and sister Winnie and Grace.)
COOK.-  In loving memory of my dear brother, Ernest COOK (Sonnie), who was killed in the Waku disaster, 20th April ,1928.
(Ever remembered by his loving brother Sydney).
COOK.- In loving memory of my dear brother Ernest COOK (Sonnie),  who was killed near Waku, 20th April , 1928.
(Inserted by his loving sister Maidie).
COOK.-  In loving memory of my beloved husband and our darling daddy, Ernest Vear COOK, who was accidentally killed on 20th April, 1928.

Monday, April 22, 1929

In Memoriam
SELBY.-  In affectionate memory of my pal William (Bill) SELBY, who was killed in the Waku railway disaster, 20th April, 1928.
(Inserted by his friend Vic.)
BRUNSKILL.- In loving memory of Kivas Richardson BRUNSKILL, who died 22nd April ,1926.

Tuesday, April 23, 1929

Birth
BOWES.-  On the 23rd inst. At 52, Prince Alfred Street, to Mr. And Mrs. Harry BOWES, of “Lilyvale”, a son.  Both well.

In Memoriam
GRANT.-  In fond remembrance of our dear daughter and sister, Aileen Joan, who died at East London April 23rd, 1928.
(Inserted by Dad, Mum and Edith.)
GRANT.-  In ever loving memory of Aileen Joan, dearly beloved daughter of Sergt., and Mrs. ROY, Johannesburg, who died at East London on 23rd April, 1928.
Still living and loved by Daddy, Mums, Brothers and Sisters.
GRANT.- In loving memory of my beloved wife, Aileen Joan, who fell asleep, April 23rd, 1929.

Notice
In the Estate of the late Edith Jane BOWES (born WEDDERBURN), of Queenstown.  No .10990...
N.L. GOLDSCHMIDT,
Attorneys for Executors Testamentary
P.O. Box 83,
Queenstown

Thursday, April 25, 1929

Notice by Executor
In the Estate of the late Edith Mary (BIREG?), formerly PAUL (born HILL), of Queenstown.  No. 17040...
BOTHA & BOTHA
Attorneys for Executor Testametary.
Fort Beaufort

Saturday, April 27,1929

Local & General
Obituary
The death has occurred of Lieut.-Colonel Sir Alan BURGOYNE, Unionist M.P. for Aylesbury.- Reuter.

Monday, April 29, 1929

Death
POPE.-  Passed peacefully away at his residence, 108, Ebden Street, Queenstown, on Saturday, April 27th, 1929, Cuthbert Alexander POPE, aged 67 years.

Local & General
Obituary
The death is announced of Brigadier General Harold Maxwell GRANFEL, who served in the South African War.-  Reuter.

Funeral
The funeral of the late Mr. C.A. POPE, Deputy Mayor of Queenstown, took place on Saturday afternoon from St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Archdeacon ROWLEY officiated.  A large and representative gathering attended, including members of the Town Council and other public bodies with which deceased was associated.  The chief mourners were Mr. And Mrs. C.H. POPE and Miss Una POPE,...

Local & General
Obituary
The death is announced of Lord Arthur Hugh GROSVENOR.- Reuter.

Wednesday, May 1, 1929

Death
POPE.-  Passed peacefully away at his residence, 108, Ebden Street, Queenstown, on Saturday, April 27th, 1929, Cuthbert Alexander POPE, aged 67 years.

Dordrecht Notes
The wedding of Mr. Edgar MUIR, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. A.D. MUIR to Miss Olive PHILLIPS, of Tarkastad, was a very brilliant affair.  Residents inform us that it was the biggest wedding ever seen there, the guests numbering about 500.  Mr. and Mrs. Edgar MUIR are expected back from their honeymoon next week and will take up their residence at Westerford.  A large number of Dordrechtities attended the wedding at Tarkastad, the bridegroom’s family being a very popular one here.  We wish the happy couple long life and prosperity.
Hearty congratulations to Mr. Sydney BIRCH, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E.V. BIRCH of Vogelvlei, who was married to Miss ANDERSON at Novalspont yesterday.

We express our sympathy with Mr. Jack MUIR and family on the loss of his wife after a short illness last Saturday.  Mr. and Mrs. MUIR were for many years residence of Dordrecht district and only moved to Indwe a short while ago.

Jamestown Notes
On Tuesday, the wedding of Miss Isabella Elizabeth BOTHA, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.L. BOTHA, Kalkfontein and Mr. George CRONJE, of Smithfield took place in the Dutch Reformed Church.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. W.L. EATON.  A number of friends and relations gathered at the home of Mr. A.J. KIECK where the reception was held and the usual speeches made.

Thursday, May 2, 1929

Birth
LEONARD.-  To Mr. and Mrs. Roy LEONARD, 68, Berry Street, a bonny daughter.

Sterkstroom Notes
A quiet wedding was recently celebrated when Mr. Abraham BOTHA, of the firm of Messrs BOTHA and Co., of this town joined the ranks of the Benedicts.  Miss A JORDAAN, of Birds River was the lady who entered into a joint partnership with our friend.  We wish the newly-wedded pair the best of good wishes for their future happiness.

Friday, May 3, 1929

Notice
In the Estate of the late Robert Mulock WRIGHT of Queenstown.  No. 17105…
N.L. GOLDSCHMIDT,
Attorneys for Executor Testamentary

Local & General
Obituary
The death is announced of Sir Geoffrey BUTLER, Conservative M.P. for Cambridge University.  – Reuter.

Saturday, May 4, 1929

Sterkstroom Notes
Obituary Mr. Jos. SHUR.
Another old resident, another landmark in the history of Sterkstroom, has disappeared from mortal ken, in the person of the once familiar Mr. Joseph SHUR, who passed away at the Bloemfontein Sanatorium on the 23rd April, aged 54 years.  The deceased was for many years in business here.

Local & General
A “Movie” Wedding.
The marriage of Douglas FAIRBANKS, junr., to Miss Joan CRAWFORD, the film actress, will take place on October 23, next, says a Hollywood cable.

Monday, May 6, 1929

Notice
In the Estate of the late Mary Matilda CHALMERS, born FLEISCHER, of Queenstown.  No. 21530…
N.L. GOLDSCHMIDT,
Attorneys for Executor Testamentary.

Fatal Accident near Kinwilliamstown
Elderly Farmer Killed
King Williamstown, Monday.
News of a fatal motor accident on Saturday afternoon some miles out of town is to hand.  From information available it appears that James NEUMANN, aged about seventy, was driving two oxen along the road, when a car appeared.  The oxen separated, and NEUMANN chased one animal over the road to join the other.  He was, however, caught by the car.  The bumper hit his leg and broke it, while the handle of one door caught NEUMANN’s head, causing injuries from which shortly afterwards he expired.  The handle was bent by the impact.  The driver of the car was Sylvester CROZET of East London, against whom a charge of culpable homicide is being preferred. – Reuter.

Dordrecht Notes
Hearty congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. J.J. DEMPSEY on the birth of a bonny boy on the 1st May.

Tuesday, May 7, 1929

Death
WOOLLEY.-  Passed away suddenly at 26, Queen’s Drive on Saturday, 4th May, Dennis Edward, dearly beloved son of Ernest and Isabella WOOLLEY, aged 6 months.

Thanks
Mr. and Mrs. ESMEYER, junr., Mr. and Mrs. GOOSEN, Mr. and Mrs. M.J. ESMEYER, and Mr. and Mrs. LOMBARD, wish to thank the doctor, who attended their mother, Mrs. ESMEYER, during her long illness, for all his kindness.  Also all kind friends for their sympathy.

Notice
In the Estate of the late John Joseph MORAN, of Queenstown.  No. 21534…
G.N. EBDEN,
Attorney for executor Testamentary.

Wednesday, May 8, 1929

Birth
MILES.-  On May 4th, at the Duncan Val Nursing Home, to Mr. and Mrs. A.P. MILES, a daughter.

Death
LEONARD.-  Ethne May the loved baby daughter of M. and R. LEONARD, 68, Berry Street, passed peacefully away on 7th May.

Indwe Notes
The death occurred at Mooifontein in this district, last week of the baby girl of Mr. and Mrs. Piet GOUS.  She had been suffering from an attack of gastro-enteritis for some time.  This is the fifth child lost by Mr. and Mrs. GOUS.  Great sympathy is felt with the bereaved parents.

Lady Frere Notes
Wedding
The wedding of Miss HARRIES, daughter of our worthy magistrate, and Mr. TAYLOR of Butterworth, was pronounced to be a great success.  After the ceremony, which was performed by the Rev. JOHNSON, a reception was held amid the charming surroundings of the residency, …

Local & General
Mr. Jack SLATER, the international Ruby Springbok, and a master at Kingswood College, was quietly married this morning in Commemoration Church, Grahamstown, by the Rev. PENDLEBURY, to Irene NAUDE, elder daughter of Mrs. KEEY and the late Mr. Arthur KEEY. – Reuter.

Thursday, May 9, 1929

In Memoriam
ROWLES.-  In loving memory of our dear brother, Tom ROWLES (God’s good man), who was called to rest, 9th May, 1928.
(Gladys and Matt, Cala).
ROWLES.-  In loving remembrance of our brother, dear old Tom. One of the best.
(Sallie and Hedley).
ROWLES.-  In loving memory of our Fellow Worker, “Tom,” who was taken from us on May 9th, 1928.
(Staff Morris & Morris).

Friday, May 10, 1929

Notice
In the Estate of the late Mabel Eugenie TURNER (born FORMBY), of Lady Frere.  No. 19294…
H.J.C. KELLY
Attorney for Executor Testamentary
Box 8,
Lady Frere
Obituary
The death, which is announced, of Major LOTHAIRE recalls the Anglo-Belgian diplomatic dispute over the execution in the Congo in 1895 of a British ivory dealer, STOKES, who was accused of selling arms to the natives, and in which connection Major LOTHAIRE twice tried and acquitted him, respectively of Boma and Brussels.

Saturday, May 11, 1929

Marriage
PRICE-STURGES.- Married on the 10th May, at St. Michael’s Church, Queenstown, Royal Price to Winnie STURGES.

A Fatal Stab
John SHABE, a sixteen-year-old Xosa labourer, was yesterday charged in the local Magistrate’s Court with the murder of Joseph MANKWALL, who was found fatally stabbed in the chest on the corner of Wodehouse and Sprigg Streets, near Burberow Bridge, last Monday night.  The case was remanded until the 17th (Friday next).

Monday, May 13, 1929

Local & General
A Sad Tragedy.
A sad tragedy (says the “TEmbuland News”) occurred on the farm Trout River, in the Maclear district, on the evening of Tuesday last, when Mr. P.H. PRETORIUS, a well-known Elliott farmer of Kudus Rand, had a seizure and expired instantly whilst engaged in shooting baboons.  The occurrence was promptly reported to the Magistrate at Elliott and an inquiry was held by the Magistrate of Maclear last Wednesday.  From evidence offered, it appeared that the deceased, in company with his son and brother, went to Mr. PRETORIUS’s farm, Trout River, for the purpose of shooting baboons.  His brother and his son left him with the object of driving down the krantz and found Mr. PRETORIUS lying dead.  The empty cartridges were lying beside him and a live cartridge had been partly inserted into the breech of the rifle.  The evidence pointed to Mr. PRETORIUS having had a seizure and suddenly rolled over and died.  A verdict of death from natural causes was returned.

Tuesday, May 14, 1929

Death
PATTEN.-  Died on t he 2nd May, Mrs. L. PATTEN, at the age of 88 years, widow of the late Rev. C.F. PATTEN, Queenstown, at the residence of her daughter Mrs. CASSIDY, Bethal, Transvaal.

Wednesday, May 15, 1929

Molteno Notes
Fatal Accident on Molteno Farm.
The Resident Magistrate, Mr. R.H. CHENOWETH, conducted an enquiry into the fatal accident to the late Petrus Jochemus GOOSEN at the Court House to-day.  It appears that the deceased, who was a market gardener carrying on business on the farm “Sieraadsfontein,” had just completed inspanning preparatory to setting out for market, and being an elderly man he had received the assistance of Messrs VAN ZYL and GROVE, who were near at hand.  According to the evidence of these two witnesses, the deceased after leaving them proceeded towards the gardens leading the oxen himself.  After going about 70 yards the witnesses noticed that the oxen were moving fast and Mr. VAN ZYL called to the deceased to step clear of the wagon, but in the act of doing so he apparently fell, and the wagon passed over his body.  Medical aid was summoned immediately, but the nature of the injuries was such that little hope of recovery was entertained.  The deceased succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, May 8th, the verdict returned at the inquest being accidental death due to shock from being run over by a wagon resulting in a cardiac failure.  The deceased was a member of the Dutch Reformed Church and the funeral took place on Thursday and was conducted by the resident minister, the Rev. J.F. BOTHA.

An Extraordinary Coincidenc
It is an extraordinary coincidence that the late Mr. P.J. GOOSEN’s brother was killed a few months ago within a few yards of the present accident by the same wagon and almost exactly the same way.  This is the third brother to meet his death by accident.

Death of Mr. Samuel GREGORY
The death of Mr. Samuel GREGORY at the age of 74 years occurred at his residence in town on Monday, after a long period of indifferent health.  The funeral took place the following day, and the services both in the Wesleyan Church and at the graveside were conducted by the resident minister, the Rev. T. STANTON.  The deceased was very well known and highly respected in this neighbourhood.  He was a retired mine manager, having been an official at the Cyphergat mines  during their flourishing days.  Latterly he acted as Municipal Valuator.

Sudden death of Mr. Thomas ANDERSON.
The townspeople were shocked on Friday morning when they heard the news of the death of Mr. Thomas ANDERSON.  The deceased had been actively engaged at his business two days before and on the day of his death he had been for a walk.  To those who knew him intimately, however, it was no great surprise, as he had suffered from an incurable disease for over twenty years.  The funeral took place on Sunday morning, May 12.  The body was taken to the Masonic Lodge, of which the deceased was a member.  There was a good muster of Masons present to pay their last respects to a departed brother.  A memorial service was held in the Wesleyan Church conducted by the Rev. T. STANTON.  After the Church’s committal prayers at the graveside, the very impressive Masonic Burial Service was conducted by Wor. Bro. HUDDY.  The deceased was an old and faithful worshipper at the local Wesleyan Church and an active member of the Molteno branch of the I.O.G.T.

Indwe Notes
Congratulations to Mr. And Mrs. A.C. MEYER on the birth of a bonny daughter at the nursing home, Dordrecht.

Indwe was shocked on Friday when news came through from Rhodesia of the death of Mr. Tommy VAN ROOYEN, brother-in-law of Mr. H.A. EVANS, from heart failure.  Deceased, it is reported, was in the best of health up to the moment of his death.  Before settling in Rhodesia, the late Mr. VAN ROOYEN carried on business as a general dealer at Indwe.  Great sympathy is felt locally for his widow and two children (son and daughter).  The son, who was spending a holiday with Mr. And Mrs. EVANS, left for Rhodesia immediately the sad news was received.

Thursday, May 16, 1929

In Memoriam
DE WET.-  In loving memory of our beloved daughter, Dora, who is fell asleep on the 16th May, 1928.

Notice
Estate late Anna Catherina DE BEER, born AUCAMP and surviving spouse Jacob Abraham DE BEER, of Gordon Park, Sterkstroom.  No. 21566...
D.C. DE VILLIERS,
Attorney for Executor.
P.O. Box 19
Sterkstroom

Birth
GARRETT.-  At Greyville, to Rev. Alison and Mrs. GARRETT, a daughter, on the 14th inst.

Friday, May 17, 1929

Notice to Creditors
Estate late Cuthbert Alexander POPE, of Queenstown.  No. 22426...
McCONNELL & ROSE,
Solicitors for Executrix
94, Cathcart Road,
Queenstown

Saturday, May 18, 1929

Notice
In the Estate of the late James Michael O’CONNER, and Surviving Spouse Elizabeth Jane O’CONNOR (born ANDERSON).  No. 20424...
L.J. MOFFETT,
Attorney for the Executrix Testamentary
98, Robinson Road,
Queenstown

Tuesday, May 21, 1929

Birth
MILLS.-  At Duncan Vale Nursing Home, on Monday, the 20th inst., to Mr. And Mrs. A.E. MILLS, Langside, a daughter.

Wednesday, May 22, 1929

In Memoriam
WHITNALL.-  Sacred to the cherished memory of Sheila Mary, dearly loved and only daughter of Mrs. And the late Mr. A.S. WHITNALL, The Hermitage, 14, Henry Street, Grahamstown, nursing at the Frontier Hospital, Queenstown.

Tylden Notes
Golden wedding at Hilton
Last Monday afternoon, the 13th of May, Mr. Mrs. Cornelius MILES, of Table Farm, Hilton, celebrated their golden wedding in the presence of a crowd of about 250 relatives and friends...
...Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius MILES were married in the old Hilton church on the 13th of May, 1879, and have lived at Hilton ever since.  Mrs. MILES’s maiden name was PHILLIPS.  They have one son, Mr. Jack MILES, of Mapassa, and two daughters, Mrs. HODKIN,  Hilton, Mrs. H. DICKS, Elandslaagte, Natal, and several grandchildren, (Four grandchildren were unable to be present at the golden wedding, Lilian HODKIN, who is nursing at Somserset Hospital, Capetown, and Margaret Hodkin Pears MILES and Eleanor MILES, who are pursuing their studies at Grahamsotwn.

Jamestown Notes
Hearty congratulations to Mr. Clarence WEAKLEY, of Holdfast, who was married to Miss HARTMANN, of Sterkstroom, on the 15th inst. Many of the friends from Flaauwkraal attended the ceremony in Sterkstroom, in spite of the bad weather.

Death of Charles HOWARD
A veteran Sportsman
London, Tuesday.
The death has occurred of Charles HOWARD, a veteran sportsman and formerly a butcher, who purchased at a moderate price the mare which foaled the famous Priory Park, the winner of a succession of Classics for Mr. J.B. JOEL, who purchased it for £3,000. – Reuter.

The widow S.S.J. SERFONTEIN of Jacobsdal, Indwe, was quietly married on Wednesday afternoon to Mr. D.J.P. OPPERMAN of Maclear.  We wish them all happiness.

Thursday, May 23, 1929

Notice
In the Estate of the late Mary Ann ROY (born GWILLIAM) and Surviving Spouse Ebenezer ROY, of Queenstown.  No. 21714...
E. ROY
Executor Testamentary
8, Owen Street,
Queenstown

Notice Creditors and Debtors
Estate of the late Anna Susanna VAN VUUREN, born COETZER, of Queenstown.  No. 22202...
N.L. GOLDSCHMIDT,
Attorneys for Executors Dative.

Sterkstroom Notes
Obituary
We regret to record the death of a very estimable lady, Miss Ida BUCKLEY, which sad event occurred at East London on Saturday last.  The deceased lady had many sterling qualities which endeared her to the community, being and earnest Christian and Church worker.   The Anglican Church of St. Augustines is the poorer in the loss of so devoted a fellow-worker in the cause of charity.  Being in failing health, she sought a more congenial climate, and her sudden passing came as a shock to her many friends, who keenly feel her loss.

Friday, May 24, 1929

Notice by Executors
Estate late Ellen BACKHOUSE (born HEATH).  No. 19308...
L.H. BRINKMAN,
Attorneys for Executor Testamentary.
Queenstown.

Monday, May 27, 1929

Notice
Estate of the late Alwyn Jacobus WENTZEL.  No. 178/370/375/22...
ELLIOTT Brothers
Attorneys for Executor Testamentary.
Hexagon, Queenstown

Tuesday, May 28, 1929

Death
HAMILTON.-  At Aliwal North on the 22nd instant, William Dunnan HAMILTON, second son of the late John HAMILTON, 134 Bothwell Street, Glasgow.

Thursday, May 30, 1929

Notice by Executors
In the Estate of the late Johannes Lodewicus AUCAMP, of Penhoek, in the District of Sterkstroom.  No. 19028...
H. CHRISTIE,
Attorney for Executors Testamentary,
P.O. Box 6,
Sterkstroom

Notice by Executors
In the Joint Estate of the late Gerbrecht Elizabeth AUCAMP (born GREYVENSTEIN), No. 156/273, and Johannes Lodewicus AUCAMP, No. 19028, of Penhoek, in the District of Sterkstroom...
H. CHRSTIE,
Attorney for Executors Dative,
P.O. Box 6,
Sterkstroom

Local & General
Obituary
The death has occurred of Mr. Archibald SIMPSON, son of a Capetown bank-manager.  – Reuter.

Tuesday, June 4, 1929

Marriage
MACKINTOSH-MURRAY.- Married at Mombassa, 30th May, 1929, Helen Mary Grizel MURRAY to Kenneth Seafield Buchan MACKINTOSH.

Local & General
Obituary.
Our readers will join with us in offering the deepest sympathy to Mr. MACKMILLAN, the Postmaster, who, on resuming duty to-day after three weeks’ holiday, learned of the death at Uitenhage of his eldest son.
The death has occurred, after an operation in London, of Sir Colville BARCLAY, H.M. Ambassador Extraodrdinary and Plenipotentiary to Portugal since 1928. -  Reuter.

Wednesday, June 5, 1929

Indwe Notes
We regret to report the death of widow NIENABER of Indwe, yesterday.  Deceased had been in poor health for many years.

Thursday, June 6, 1929

Birth
BROWNLEE.-  At 26, Grey Street, on the 5th inst., to Mr. And Mrs. W. BROWNLEE, a son.

In Memoriam
PETER.-  In loving remembrance of my dear friend, Rita PETER, who passed away on the 6th June, 1917. – Mara.

Local & General
Obituary.
The death is announced of Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Cecil BUDNEY.-  Reuter.

Friday, June 7, 1929

Notice
Estate late Hans Jurgens LOMBARD, of Queenstown.  No. 21026...
VISSER & PETER,
Attorneys for the Executor Testamentary.
Hexagon, Queenstown

Notice
In the Estate of the late Emma HODGES (born SMITH), of Queenstown.  No. 20893...
W.J. HODGES,
L.B. PARSONSON,
Secretary, Queenstown Loan, Trust & Agency, Co., Ltd.
Executors Testamentary.
P.O. Box 44,
Queenstown

Notice
In the Estate of the late Kate Amelia Mary LLOYD (born HALL).  No. 22531...
VISSER & PETER,
Attorneys for the Executor Testamentary.
Hexagon, Queenstown.

Saturday, June 8, 1929

Dordrecht Notes
Hearty congratulations to Mr. C.E.D. CARTWRIGHT on having passed his first examination of the South African Phar. Society.  Mr. CARTWRIGHT left at the binning of the week to continue his studies at Johannesburg.

Hearty congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Hector HARTLEY, of Walsingham, on the birth of a little daughter.

Monday, June 10, 1929

Local & General
Obituary.
The death has occurred in London of the South African cricketer and barrister, Emile McMASTER.  He was a member of the first English cricket team to visit South Africa.  Later he joined the staff of Sir Henry BALE, Chief Justice of Natal. – Reuter.

A Medal Found
Detective DAVIS, of the C.I.D., has handed in to the Bloemfontein Branch of the British Empire Service League a General Service Medal for the Great War, bearing the inscription Tpr. V.J. GORDON, S.A.M.R.  Detective DAVIS states that he found this medal in the possession of a native named William who stated that he picked it up at Tarkastad.  The owner is asked to apply to the Bloemfontein Branch of the League for the medal.

Wednesday, June 12, 1929

On the 23rd May last Miss M. ROOS, an assistant of the Boys Home No. 1, was married to Mr. P. PELSER, of the farm “Vogelfontein,” P.O. Jamestown, C.P.  The large attendance at the Dutch Reformed Church was evidence of the deserved popularity of this young lady.  The good wishes of the whole district go with this young couple in their future life.

Marriage
DU PREEZ-BIETJIE.-  To be married on 18?th June, Mr. A. DU PREEZ to Miss M. BIETJIE, in the Roman Catholic Church.

Thursday, June 13, 1929

Tragedy at Grahamstown
Dead Body on a Golf Course
Found by Greensman in a dam
GRAHAMSTOWN, Wednesday.
Near the Golf Club House here there is a dam, and when the Greensman went on duty this morning he saw a dark object floating in the water.  Approaching it he saw it was a human body.  When this was hauled to the bank it was found to be that of a middle aged European male.  Evidently the mind of the unfortunate fellow had been gravely deranged, for he had divested himself of all his clothing except one sock, cut his throat, and then walked into the dam.  There was nothing on him to lead to his identification.  The body was removed to the mortuary, and a Magisterial investigation will be made. – Reuter.

Advocate UPINGTON’s BODY
GRAHAMSTOWN, Wednesday.
The body of the European found in the dam this morning on the local Golf Course has been identified as that of Advocate Arthur UPINGTON.
Mr. UPINGTON’s end has caused sorrow not only in legal circles but also among the many friends he had.  Mr. UPINGTON was a man of great personal charm and a delightful raconteur, and had inherited the oratorical gifts of his father.  He was a great student of the Classics, and nothing pleased him more than to get out of the town and linger over the pages of the sages of old.  He was unmarried. – Reuter.

Advocate UPINGTON’s CAREER
GRAHAMSTOWN, Wednesday.
Arthur UPINGTON, whose body was recovered this morning from the dam of the Golf Course, was committed as an advocate in the Eastern District Courts in 1903.  He was well-known everywhere in legal circles.  His polished phrases and forensic ability mad his addresses in Court and at Bar dinners well worth careful consideration…
…Recently, Mr. UPINGTON returned from the Circuit, which, it was said, had been a good one for him.  In the past few days, however, his friends had noticed that he was not the same UPINGTON.  He was vacant and absent minded.  At breakfast the other day he ordered soup, and on Monday he told a friend that hitherto he thought he was in financial difficulties, but had found that he was well off this morning.  He left his hotel at the usual Hour of a quarter to six o’clock.  It was thought he was going for his customary walk among the glens, and everyone was horrified when it was known that his body had been found in the dam on the Golf Course.
Arthur UPINGTON was the son of a former Prime Minister of the Cape Colony, and was at school at St. Aidan’s College, Grahamstown, and subsequently at Beaumont College, Old Windsor, England. – Reuter.

Friday, June 14, 1929

Silver Wedding
WHITE-THOMAS.-  Married at Richmond, Cape, Alex. WHITE to Myrtle THOMAS, 15th June, 1904.  Present address:  41, Ebden Street, Queenstown.

Death of Mr UPINGTON
Finding of the Inquest
Touching tribute from Supreme Court Judge
GRAHAMSTOWN, Thursday.
At the inquest to-day relative to the death of Advocate Arthur UPINGTON, the Magistrate returned a verdict of death from a wound in the throat, self-inflicted, at a time when his mind was temporarily deranged.
In the Supreme Court this morning the Judge President made a touching reference to Arthur UPINGTON... The flags at the Supreme Court are at half mast. – Reuter.

Friday, June 14, 1929

Local & General
Tragedy at Oudtshoorn
A tragedy came to light at Oudtshoorn on Wednesday morning when the South African Party agent went fetch Mr. Robert BROWN, a middle-aged and well-known citizen.  He found that Mr. BROWN, who had gone to bed perfectly well the night before had expired during the night.

Monday, June 17, 1929

Marriage
Married at Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., on the 29th April, Gilbert H. ELLIOT, to Mary CHAMBERS, of Glasgow, Scotland.

Death
DUFFY.-  Passed peacefully away on the 15th inst., at 7, Porter Street, aged 84.  Relict of the late Andrew DUFFY.
BATGIAS.-  Died at the Duncan Vale Nursing Home, Queenstown, on the 16th June, 1929, at 5 p.m., Athenasios BATGIAS, beloved husband of P. BATGIAS, in his sixtieth year.

Dordrecht Notes
There were buried at East London on the same day this week, and immediately following each other, two old and well-known residents of Dordrecht.  Mr. Vincent CATHERINE, the eldest brother of the well-known family of that name died after much suffering at his cottage at Gonubie Mouth on Monday evening last.  He was buried on Wednesday afternoon, Mr. E.H. CATHERINE going down to the funeral.  At two-thirty on the same afternoon Mr. W. CARR, who has been resident at West Bank, East London, for the last ten years was laid to rest.  Mr. CARR passed away on Tuesday after  a short illness, and to the relatives of these two gentlemen we express our sincere sympathy.

We also regret to record the death of Mr. VAN RENSBURG, snr., which took place at Dordrecht on the 6th inst. Mr. VAN RENSBURG had been resident here practically all his life and was well knwon and much respected.  He was, in fact, member for Wodehouse at one time.  His mortal remains were laid to rest the same afternoon, and to his sorrowing widow, son and daughter we express our sympathy.

Hearty congratulations to Miss L. BLAND, who is to be married at St. Augustine’s Church next Monday, the 17th, to Mr. HARRISON of Barkly East.

Silver Wedding
Quite a happy gathering of friends assembled at the residence of Mr. And Mrs. Alex WHITE, Queenstown, on Saturday evening last on the occasion of their silver wedding.  The event took the form of a social, when an opportunity was given to relatives and friends of expressing their congratulations to Mr. And Mrs. WHITE in having been spared to celebrate this great event of their married life...

Tuesday, June 18, 1929

Notice to Creditors & Debtors
Estate of the late Jacob MALOTONA, of Mqwalana.  No. 20,235...
N.L. GOLDSCHMIDT
Attorneys for Executor Dative
P.O. Box 83,
Queenstown

Obituary
A former Conservative Member of Parliament, Colonel Claude LOWTHER, has died at the age of 57.  During the Boer War Colonel LOWTHER was re-commended for the Victoria Cross for gallantry at the Battle of Faber’s Point.  During the Great War he was Colonel of a Battalion of Sussex men, known as “LOWTHER’s Lambs.”  - Reuter.
It is with deep regret that we announce the death of one of Queenstown’s oldest residents, Mrs. Lavinia Jane DUFFY, widow of the late Andrew DUFFEY, who came to this town in 1872, and brought up a large family, now scattered throughout the Union.  Mrs. DUFFEY, was the eldest daughter of Matthew DIXON, of Bathurst, in the District of Albany, one of the original 1820 Settlers.  She was noted for her charitable disposition, and took a very prominent part in the development and progress of Queenstown in the early days.

Thursday, June 20, 1929

Marriage
MALLET-BARNARD.-  At the Wesleyan Church, on the 19th inst., by the Rev. ORCHARD, Arthur Harry MALLET, of Queenstown, to Martha Catherine BARNARD, of Uniondale, Cape.
PROMNICK-KESSLER.  The Marriage of Miss P. PROMNICK, of Queenstown, to Mr. A. KESSLER, of Lady Frere, will be solemnised at the Queen’s Drive Synagogue, Queenstown, on Sunday, the 23rd June, at 3 p.m.
A reception will subsequently be held at the Balmoral Cafe.  Relatives and friends cordially invited.  (No cards).

Saturday, June 22, 1929

Death
REDGARD.-  Passed peacefully away, on the 21st inst., at 71 Prince Alfred Street, Annie Elizabeth REDGARD, aged 64 years;  beloved wife of John Wiggel REDGARD.

Silver Wedding
RUTHERFURD-EVENS.-  At St. Mary’s Church, Whittlesea, on the 22nd June, 1904, by the Rev. Julius GORDON, Emily Maud EVENS, to Chatto, Oliver RUTHERFUFD, Lieutenant, C.M.R.

Monday, June 24, 1929

In Memoriam
ALLNER.-  In Loving Memory of Anna Katrina Justina ALLNER, beloved wife of F.O. ALLNER, who passed away on June 24th, 1928.

Local & General
Obituary
The death is announced of the Hon. Ellen Thorneycroft FOWLER (Mrs. A.L. FELKIN), the poetess and autoress. – Reuter.
The death is announced of the Most. Rev. C.O.I. RILEY, Archbishop of Perth.- Reuter.

Tuesday, June 25, 1929

Birth
MACLEAN.-  On the 24th, to Mr. And Mrs. K.L. MACLEAN (nee Eunice PHILLIPS), of Springvale, Hofmeyr, a son.  Both well.

Dordrecht Notes
A very popular wedding last week brought crowds of visitors to town, some travelling long distances to be present.  The happy couple were Miss Lillian, eldest daughter of Major and Mrs. BLAND, of Clarksdale, and  granddaughter of Mr. W.T. CLARK, and Mr. E. Du. G. HARRISON, son of Mr. And Mrs. J.E. HARRISON, of Houghton Estate, Johannesburg.  The ceremony took place at St. Augustines, ...

Wednesday, June 26, 1929

Indwe Notes
Mrs. P.J. VAN NIEKERK left for Bloemfontein on the 19th in connection with the death of her sister.

Saturday, June 29, 1929

Birth
COCKIN.-  On the 26th inst., to Mr. And Mrs. Bernard COCKIN, of Vernleigh, a son (Vernon Frost).

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