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Funeral.

THE LATE MR JOHN ORR.

The funeral of the late Mr John Orr took place this afternoon. The body of the deceased gentleman arrived at Ashburton by the afternoon express from Christ church, and was taken to the Baring Square Church, where the funeral service was conducted by the Rev A. Peters, assisted by the Rev T. J. Wallis. The funeral cortege then proceeded to the Ashburton Cemetery, where the Rev. A. Peters conducted the final portion of the obsequies*. The cortege was one of the largest ever seen in Ashburton, some seventy oreighty vehicles and a number of persons on foot following the deceased's body to the grave. The pall bearers were Messrs A. Cltirke, T. Turfcill, J. Miller, H. Cooks, R. Henderson, and J. Kidd. Amongst those present, in addition to the deceased's four sons, we noticed His Worship the Mayor (Mr H. Davis), Measra E Aleorn, H Friedlander, F Mainwaring, F Wilding, J Scaly, C Reid, J Tucker, F Ferriman, W Silcock, X Davis, H Flower, G Hefford, J W Timmins, W Smdrey, D Miller, G W Andrew?, R Morrisey, H G Berryman, C W Purnell, H M Jones, R J Dansey, M Bruce, A Anderson, W H Collins, J M Priest, J Withell, P H Cox, W Schwartz, D Wood, J Nicholas. J Lublow, R Kerr, J Bonifant, C Dixon, J Miichell, S S Chapman, T E Upton, D Cochrane and G Jesson. A number of visitors from Chri&tchurch were also preB sntj

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Funeral., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6609, 30 June 1905

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Funeral. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6609, 30 June 1905

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