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FUNERAL SERVICE

The funeral of the late Mr. Arthur Richmond Atkinson was attended by members of the Legislature, represent?, tives of the legal profession, New Zealand Alliance, the Forestry League, and other organisations, • , ■

The chief mourners were Miss Janet Atkinson (daughter), Miss Atkinson, Nelson (sister), Professor H V B. Kirk (brother-in-law), and^the Misses Kirk •(sisters-in-law). The pall-bearers were Messrs J. M. Dale, N. H. Mather, W. D. Goodwin, W. T. Chaplin. D. R. Richmond, and H. T. Atkinson. " ; "

The service at the residence was con- , ducted by the Rev. L. J. Boulton-Smith, pastor of the Vivian Street Baptist Church. He:"said they' had met-to-gether to pay their last respects to a good and highly gifted man who, after a life of great usefulness, had passed away, and they had also met to extend their Sympathy r to" his relatives and immediate friends, who sadly felt their loss.. .''' ■■ . > ■■'■-.•■■;!:•■ .V.'.•

' Among those present were the Hon. W. Downie Stewart, M.P., Mr. R. A. Wright, MJP,,. Sir Donald McGavin, Sir Kenneth Douglas, Messrs W. J. Blundell and J. Parker (representing the Post"), W. H. Cunningham i(President Wellington District Law Society), H. J. .Thompson (secretary Wellington District Law Society),1 D. Perry, E. P. Hay, M. F. Luckie, H. F. yon Haast; J. R. E. Bennett, G. Withers, R. Webb.J. O'Shea, G. G. Watson, A. T. Young, I. M. Gault, P. Levi, and H..A. Parkinson (representing Victoria' University College), the Rev. J. R. Blanchard (president), Messrs R. Denton and J. Malton Murray (representing the New Zealand' Alliance);!. Fathers. and F. E. Davis (representing the Independent Order of *echabites), W. H. Bennett. T. Forsyth, C. M. Luke. J. Hutcheson, P. E. Pattrick, H. Ranwell, A. Leigh Hunt, and E. C. Jack (representing the Forestry League). G. L. Stewart, T. C. Brash, Natusch, Hoby, W. R. Morris, F. J. Halse, H. Ivory, the Revs. J. E. Ashley-Jones and F. H. Wilkinson, Mesdames G. L. Stewart, P. S. Hay, and Miss Stewart. >

The committal service at Karori Cemetery was conducted, by the Rey. L.. J. Boulton-Sinith..- ' :

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FUNERAL SERVICE, Evening Post, Volume CXIX, Issue 74, 28 March 1935

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FUNERAL SERVICE Evening Post, Volume CXIX, Issue 74, 28 March 1935

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