DEATH OF MAJOR GEORGE
[Per United Press Association.] AUCKLAXD. October 2A. A private cable states that Major Nelson Fredeiirk George died in London. [Major George, when in New Zealand, lived near Auckland, and owned several racehorses, the best known of these being Nelson, winner of the Auckland, Wellington. and Dunedin Cups in the season 188586. Nelson and Wapiti were both iu the Auckland Derby. Nelson was taken ill lief ore the race, liut, as the public were all on him in doubles. Major George declared to win with (his colt, and he managed to get borne, though Wapiti had to be pulled to pioduce that result. It was resrardod as a, sportsman-like thing to do. Declarations were allowed in those days.]
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DEATH OF MAJOR GEORGE, Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914
DEATH OF MAJOR GEORGE Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914
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