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THE LATE HON. W. REEVES

The remain* of the 'late Hon, William Reeves were yesterday.afternoon interred in the Church of England Cemetery, Barbadoes street. The high resp.cc which was felt for the deceased < Kentlenmii during his lifetime was, Hhown by the large number of people who formed the coriogo and by the flags of the bu-lnese houaea of the toiva being hoisted to halfmast. Tho funeral proces-lou l«_t the late residence of tho deceased, libiagholme, Opawa, at thre«b,o>lock. It wu composed of gentlemen representing overy profession iv the city, and. was over hall a mile in length. The vehicles numbered over sixty, and in additiou to tueir occ*pants there were many people who walked. Immediately following the hearse were carriages containing themaif) members of ,tho late gentleman's family, members of the literary stall' of the Tinm and the mourners. These were succeeded by the literary and commercial stalls of the Lyttelton Ttmqi, Star, aud Canterbury Times, and several visitors, and then came a long row of .conveyances, havini* as their occupants many of the leading men of the city. Among those who either followed ta thi* Cemetery, or wee t-resent ,at the iutermeut,,.,, were — Hia Honor iy Mr Justice Denqistoii, Judge Ward, Messrs W. B. Perceval, J. Joyce, H. Seddou, Mojcß Steward, Gi Fisher, and W» W. Tanner, M.H.K.-, Rove. F. Knuwiea, W.-.Duukiey aud Father Livwriy; Ron. C C, Bowetft Professora iiasiam and Cook, Colonel Leau, Hon. J. T. Peacock, Messrs G, G. Stead, Jew. Gould, A. & G. Rhodes. M.H.R., R. H. Rhode-, R«„M. Macdonald, Co-vlisiiaw, J. Palmer, J. & Guthrie, C. F. Corlett, Isaac Gibbs, W. D. Meare*. J. J. Kioßey, T. Acland, M, W. Humphreys, R. Allan, VV. Jameson, J. Gapes, G. Tombs, S. Prankish, T» Ward, F. Trent, J. McNamara, MoOni*, Eti->4. Ootteiill, J. H.,Baker, F. J.Kimbell*Jf. H. Piiman, W. Robl-on, F. Strouts, A. M. Oiiivior, E. Curry, A. C. Roile-tua, a H. Williams, C. W. Turner, J«.>.- #~ Jameson, Pi. C; Latter, J. M. Hey wood, A. Boyle, C. G, P. Tendall, J. S. Williams, i. G. Howland, F. Wilding, Geo. Harpers, J. V. Colbo-fne-Veel, R. C. Bishop, MttitUaul Gard'nev, R. Sutherland, H. P. HUtw-W. R. Mitchell, H. R. Webb, J. Townsend, J. £. March, J. G. So tc, 0. J. Owen, Captain Garsia and Dr. Foster. ■ ■ ■> The poll bearers wore Messrs T. W. Maude, F. de 0. Malet, L. Harper, W. Montgomery, J. T. .Mat.on, and (In .the unavoidable absence of Mr J. D. liance] Mr J. C. Wilkin. The coittu, which Was covered with the * violet pall belougitiajfco the Cathedral Chapter, was of pollskfcd kauri, silver-mounted, and bearing -o t/mall silver plate, on which was inscribe) the name and age of the. deceased and tbe date of his burial. It was strewn with many wreaths from friends and others. There was one from the: OtagorDaiki. Timos,one from Mr Geo. Fen wick, one froyi the companionship- of the Lyttelton 'l l i-m* and Star, and one frqua the literary and commercial stalls ot Nth© same papers. The service waa conducted by Bishop Harper, who waa aaal-ted by the Yea Archdeacon Cholmondeley. ■>_..•

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THE LATE HON. W. REEVES, Press, Volume XLVIII, Issue 7830, 7 April 1891

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THE LATE HON. W. REEVES Press, Volume XLVIII, Issue 7830, 7 April 1891

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