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PERSONAL

Tho death is announced at Wanganui of Mr F. A. Kmll. who was senior German Consul in New Zealand from 1861 to 1884. At tho Arthur Stmt Tennis Club’* pavilion on Saturday afternoon Mr C. M‘Peak received a marriage gift from his fellow-members. The presentation, which took the form of a silver-mount cd salad bowl, was made by Mr R. G. Tallwt. At tho meeting of the Otago Centre of the New Zealand Athletic and Cycling Union on Friday ni'riit a motion of regret at the death of Farl Roberts was passed.

A Gore message states that the death occurred to-day of an old resideii!. Andrew Martin, aged 90. He arrived in Victoria in 1P52, and joined the Police Force. While stationed on Jamson’s prison hulk he came into unpleasantly close contact with many wild character*, including Burgess, Levy, Sullivan, Melville, and Williams (who organised and led the affair which resulted in the stonin r to death of the hulk governor, Tom Prince, for which Williams suffered the extreme penalty), who were imprisoned there at the time. Mr Martin subsequently went to the diggings at Bendigo. He then returned to his birthplace (County Down, Ireland), and farmed there fo- '>-ep v."He came to New Zealand in 1872, settling in Heathbrook Valley, Christchurch. In 1881 he took up land at Gore, and resided there.

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PERSONAL, Evening Star, Issue 15663, 30 November 1914

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PERSONAL Evening Star, Issue 15663, 30 November 1914

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