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WIRY

HON. TAMES -MARSHALL ■ : .-.\.- -..- .-r. -. .: s * _. .^v. A...*. :■.

i An honourable man, a warm friend, and an old' settler in- this district received ?his-d£arch"^ orders- T for- the Grreaty Unknown^-last evening 1 - shortly af^er sixT p/ck^ckyV at "Tqtara - 'Flat The' end' 'was' not sudden or uriexpectedHri any sense, 1 as Mr. Marshall -has ailing 'fpE some ' considerable' dine I^astV biitV- Ayith all tthc: tenacity of |a^';'hatur§l^jr. dogged race, he kept on 1 going ixy as far as- Ins vital powers 1 v^ouM'; allow • tiihl. "'• He : knew' that' his tim¥ T tP> leaye 'earthly behind !Kim .was -rapidly : appr.oaching ; yet he tppk a .grim. sort of- •^)le J asuT ; e in dealing with "aiffaifs as' Idng" "as he could 'r^ainagfe^ttf' dp J sb" : effectivelyv;- '/s&'■ far [ a^'cari'-be • gathered 1 - at^ the moment, Mr. caime itp Coast frgmjSb^uth^ of tli'e.' rhigratipn •' of " : diggers v 'hlther\yafd; 'and^'he > -was*''destiri^d u tp remain ■here for the remainder <bf his life's , mission; •. During. ;tKe./greater ' part of that time deceased -had been connected, with! pur locai bodies- p|. one sort of" other.' •'• The -"resideii ts of 7 the l'Waipuna riding will keenly feel the loss ; 6i; so faithful,;-^energetic ■ and ' su'cce!ssfulUa ;metnber--of^the/Grey County Cp^unciL^fpr he was .rather 'an ideal re^resertfat^ye -'for .thait - r-idirig.^ Miv Marshall' Vss 'for Very- many "years r a' \ m^nißer "> bf ' !! the ' r G!rey- 'Education Boa¥dj>and during :his r career on : that body 'brought ■: the rsame. ibmusinesslike , b,o^ ; :that '.distingpushed *}n t|ie"'(3ouTrt;y' Qouricil. ' His work :i on the GMrtabfe Aid" §bai'd r was r g6 i 6'a. - In^tli^^ar- -0^^962 Ke tnei> with Krs 'highest- honour 0$ .'.'being^ calle-fi the Legislative Council by, the. • Hpnl . R. ;jr Se^pn, thje. then Prerriie!r^ s who n; "Was : prdbably' as "Well acquainted with trie i Heclased ' as 4^7" body, ;]in ."Hew ZealanHi' •The appoiht-ment^-met Wvith y^iry. genieT4l rapprpyal— unless,- -peV^pS'. , with the -little, u^n.considefM^ 'few "". Ayh'ps^e'' a'rhbitiohs s'pared . 'ih- { ; that ■direction^; • Sub'sequerit experience -pr'byed Mrv.'i 'Seddpn^s' se-' loction, as the "position h^npura^y^'^nd. cpcditabtv to the pnd of Krs'. mortal ■car^er,Vand. as r-^he : ■ al so *%M -in '% every public. \-Capacity , :wh'ere^^ii^^oytun'es ' an<J '•■ and sense p? dutyV carried :himv Th"c : regular pccup^tion a,f- deceased was . farm ; nff," : - aj' 4 ' £4 "'o^yn^d. ?, very "fine J^.ttle farm pn the JFlat'. 'He' leaves a widp.\v any H#p children;!" a sbri^ and^'dau'ghte^.;,; to/'mpurji their Toss. -r ; -

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WIRY, Grey River Argus, 10 October 1912

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WIRY Grey River Argus, 10 October 1912

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