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OBITUARY.

One of t'io earliest city. Mr James Teniplo * at his residence; Heathcote; on at tbp. age of .seventy-six. came to Lyttelton in four fchips, tho Charlotte Jane, and shortly after his arrival .took WiS considerable area of : fertile Heathcote, which he farmed. A of Sandwich, Kent, ho teas a private school, and entered the Rwrtfliffl Navy, in which ho^served -threei'-yeaitiißi prior to leaving for New Fisher \yns a member of the CanterbnrVpSS Provincial Council, for many years member of thoHoathcoto Road Board and from 1876 to 1881 he represented *Wsgi the electorate of Heathcote in the House %&§M of Representatives. During the CrcvHsiffl Administration Mr Fisher was nmster-General from Octobbr, 1877 October, 1879: Fonrteen months ago *-3«H Mr Fisher suffered a stroke of paralysi* fill following on nn attack of diabetes.; Ho ; "$i leaves a family of seven sons and'one <' "'fifl daughter who are all married/ One of 4-£ M his sons, Mr W. S. Fisher, ie clerk at the ChYistchurch Magistrate , ! tt^H MR W~H. GAW. : &WI The many friends in Christchurch ol Mr W. H. Gaw, of tho New Zealand ' Railway Department, will ■ le«rn with' regret of his death, which took place '"'vsm at Auckland on Monday. Mr was for some time prior to his promotion as Chief Traffic Manager, stationed here as Traffic .Manager on (he- iWlj& Hurunni-Blnff section, in which capacity '$Im he was successful in securing the esteem , v ra nnd respect of tho . commercial com-/ifw munity, as well as. all others having I business to do with the Railway Departv \svjm ment in Christchurch. The late Mr <r>|| Gaw was bora in Ayrshire, Scotland) \'/Jl|f in 1846, educated at the Glasgow School, and was brought up to mercani tile life. He Port in 1871 by the ship Wild Deer, after engaging in t arming for a tiraa--;l-&|f| he joined the railway service in lß74vjjj|| as clerk in the goods department at Duncdin, under Mr Conyers. Mr Gavr ! displayed remarkable ability in railway y 3si« work, and he gained rapid promotion '<>&§& in tho service. lit 1878 he was tranV';£l|| ferred as goods agent to Christchurch, , where lie remained until,lßß3, when was appointed traffic manager at Inrer* cargiil, whence ho was transferred ' Duncdin- in a similar capacity. "Afterl >'§1« holding the position of traffio in ChristcluiVclt for a time Mr Gaw appointed traffic superintendent at odih, and a few years %go he was ferred to Wellington ,a« chief tr manager for tho colony. Some time,£|§ffl| ago Mr Gaw's health gave way, and was granted leave of absence, but oVen«' T tuallv ho found it necessary to resign, l ?s||| Mr Gaw was one of the-ablest in the service of tho Railway Deput^^P ■ ''. ■ (pKESS ' TKLKGBAK.) ' ; ' . ./.:•-. Jann»ry ; . ■.; Mr. Samuel' firm. of! Blythe and Company,; and brother of the late firm, died at; Hastings to-day, v ,:'as ; result of In juries , thrpugli a - days ago. The deceased gehtteinanviriwlfflS weU:-:known/.;m'/:::commorciat;\; ; throughout the colony,. : -;:;.',•;/^ I v-V^^^H

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OBITUARY., Press, Volume LXII, Issue 12084, 5 January 1905

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OBITUARY. Press, Volume LXII, Issue 12084, 5 January 1905

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