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OBITUARY.

MISS JOYCE. MAI*SELL. \ The funeral of the late Miss Joyce Manse 11, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Mansell, "Joycelyn," Western Springs Road; Mornirigside, which took place on Sunday last, was very largely attended, the deep esteem in which the deceased lady was held being shown in the length of the cortege and in the number of floral tributes. The cortege, comprising Upwards of seventy cars, was one of the largest that has ever left the district, and the array of floral emblems, many of which were sent from prominent institutions, reached such proportions that a motor lorry was utilised to convey them to the place of interment at Waikumete. 8 striking tribute to the popularity of the deceased. Miss Maneell will be remembered by naiiv as an expert exponent of national dancing, for which she -held a valuable collection of gold medals, many of which were won at a very early ape. The deceased was also an accomplished entertainer and a monologuist. To charity she gave freely of her gifts. Miss Mansell's death followed after a few days' illness. MR. D. M. YEATS. Last week there passed away at Lower Hutt, in his seventy-eighth year, one Of the pionsere of the Dominion's education system, Mr. Duncan Mearns Yeats. Nearly 50 years ago he joined the Wellington Education Board School, and remained in the service of the board until his retirement upon superannuation in 1914. He was then, and had been for some years, headmaster of the Hut* High School. He opened the first school at Pahiatua, and was subsequently in charge of the Otaki,State School. At the •beginning of the war he joined the War Relief Association, and toqk a practical interest in It until a short time before his death. The late Mr. Yeats also took a keen interest in Church of England parochial affairs. His only son, LanceCorporal Douglas Yeats, was killed in the Great War. The deceased leaves a widow and a married daughter. Mrs. Walter Olsen, of the Hutt State School. MR. C. P. HULBERT. (By Telegraph.— Press Association.) WELLINGTON, this day. The death is announced, at the age of 84, of Mr. C. P. Hulbert, formerly a wellknown business man in Christchurch, where he was twice Mayor. Born in Bristol, he arrived in New Zealand from Australia in 1860, took part in the rushes at Gabriels Gully and the Dunstan, in Otago, and later served in the Maori Wars. He was a prominent Mason. Mr. Hulbert had five sons serving in the Great War, the youngest of whom, Captain L. V. Hulbert, was killed in the battle of the Somme in 1916. "Mr. Humbert, who leaves a widow and family of eight, trill be buried in Christchurch tomorrow.

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OBITUARY., Auckland Star, Volume LVII, Issue 147, 23 June 1926

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OBITUARY. Auckland Star, Volume LVII, Issue 147, 23 June 1926

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