MR G. E.. BLANCH
CHRISTCHURCH, This Day. The death has occurred of Mr G. E. Blanch, headmaster of Christ's College, at an early hour this morning. The cause of death was pneumonia. Mr Blanch, who was 57 years of age, had been in charge of Christ's College/for about six years, and was to have retired at the end of this year. He came to Christehurch from Melbourne. He had greatly endeared himself to the boys of the College, and under his guidance the well-known j school has made marked progress of late years. Mr Blanch leaves a widow and family. His pnlyy son is •at College in Melbourne, and one 1 of his daughters'is at present on a visit to the Old Country.