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MR. c. t. outhwaite; The late Mr. Charles T. Outhwaite, who passed away in his sleep at his residence in Park Road on Juno 24, was the eldest son of tho late Mr. Thomas Outhwaite, the first Registrar of the Snprcme Court of New Zealand. He was born in Auckland in its early days. Educated in New Zealand and Paris, he studied law and was associate to the late Sir G. A. Arney, Chief Justice of New Zealand. Although a keen sportsman, yachtsman and cricketer, an accomplished musician and a lover of literature, Mr. Outhwaite was of a retiring disposition, taking no, part' in public life, yet generously interested in the advancement of his country and the well-being of its people. MR. JAMES OLDS. , , t ' [B2 telegraph.—own correspondent.] CHRISTCHURCH. Thursday. The death occurred to-day of Mr. James Olds, at the age of 71. Ha c;ime" from Cornwall to New Zealand in 1882, landing at Port Chalmers. He entered tho service of the Government as t\ platelayer and continued in the sendee ,fgr 39 years before retiring on superannuation. He was best known in connection with church work, having been associated with the Methodist Church from his youth. For 40 years he, was a local preacher. He leaves a widow, five sons and* seven daughters. The sons include the Rev. C. H. Olds, of Auckland, and the Rev. E. T. Olds, of Wellington. One of the daughters is Mrs. Bensley, engaged in mission work in the Solomon Islands! . MRS. JOHN PATERSONV '-- ; [BY TFLEOEAPH.-- OWNWANGANUI Thursday ' One of the oldest and most respected residents of Patea has passed away, in the person of Mrs. John Pat-eison. Born in Scotland she arrived in New Zealand 60 years ago. With' her husband fehe endured all the vicissitudes of pioneering life, being in the Wangamii and Patea districts through the . period of hostilities with the natives. Afterwards Mr. Paterson settled at Patea, taking up land on Livingstone Road. Mrs. Paterson iT3 : survived by a family of five sons and a daughter.' MR, A. E. WHYTE. [BY TELEGRAPH.—-OWN CORRESPONDENT.*] .WELLINGTON, Thursday.' Tho death has occurred of Mr. A. E. Whyte. In Mr. Whyte's demise the Wellington Racing Club suffers a serious loss, while the sport of racing generally has been robbed cf an enthusiastic and energetic worker and supporter. Mr. Whyte was secretary of the Wellington Racing Club in the old days at Hutt Park, and it was mainly due to him that the club decided upon changing its location to the present site at Trentham. To him also was duo the splendid achievement *of having a ready-made course fit, to, raco upon carved almost from the virgin bush within twelve months of the decision to shift. With his steady and far-sighted guidance tho club has progressed until it not only now holds a leading placft among tho racing clubs of New Zealand, but is in possession of the magnificent property,, stands and grounds that is the I'mitiham racecourse to-day. The progressive attitude always adopted by the Wellington stewards had its mainspring in Mr. Whyte's far-seeing policy, and the Wellington public have him to thank for the unrivalled accommodation now available to them. "Second to none, and give, the public what they * want," was always his idea, and though he had ;n mind still further improvements at Trentham he has lived long e«ough to s<<6 his dreams of a really magnificent rendezvous for the sporting public handsomely realised. Trentham will ever remain one of the greatest monuments to his memory, and a lasting memorial to his untiring efforts and great, executive ability in the world of the sport which he loved.

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OBITUARY., New Zealand Herald, Volume LXII, Issue 19060, 3 July 1925

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OBITUARY. New Zealand Herald, Volume LXII, Issue 19060, 3 July 1925