MR. CHARLES WHITE.
The interment took place this afternoon, at Waikaraka Cemetery, of Mr. Charles White, who had reached the great age of 94 years. Mr. White died suddenly on Saturday at the residence of his son, Selwyn Street, Onehunga. Deceased was in his younger years a seaman. In 1860 he landed in Otago, and, like many other sailors, tried his luck on the goldfields. Hie afterwards did a 'lot of prospecting in both islands, and at one time was part owner of the Golden Egg mine at Thames, which turned out a lot of gold. Mr. White married at Thames, and then came to Onehunga to live. He was in excellent health to within a week of his death. The following children survive:—Mr. C. White, of Onehunga; Mr. G. White, of Thames; Mrs. F. Wilson, of Whakatane; and Mrs. H. Bromwich, of Auckland.
MR, JAMES WALLEN. Born in the Howick district 65 years ago, Mr. James Wallen died in the Auckland Hospital on Friday. His residence was at Mellons Bay, wheie he had been farming for the greater part of his life. He was ever interested in the progress of the Howick district. He is survived by Mrs. Wallen and three sons—Mr. Joseph Wallen (Grey Lynn), and Messrs. Richard and James Wallen (Howick). There are nine grandchildren.
MR. J. B. CALLAN,
(By Telegraph—Press Association.)
The death of Mr. John Bartholomew Callan, sen., to-day, has removed one of the older generation of legal practitioners in Dunedin. Mr. Callan was born in Dublin in 1844, and at the age of 15 went to Victoria. In 1862 he entered the Civil Service, and studied at Melbourne University for the law, and was admitted to the Victorian Bar in 1878. He then came to Dunedin, where he practised his profession until he retired in 1906. A year later he was appointed to the Legislative Council, where he sat until 1914. For some years he was a member of the Dunedin Licensing Committee. He had also been president of the Otago District Law Society.
He is survived by a son, Mr. J. B Callan, and a daughter.
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MR. CHARLES WHITE., Auckland Star, Volume LIX, Issue 95, 23 April 1928
MR. CHARLES WHITE. Auckland Star, Volume LIX, Issue 95, 23 April 1928
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