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OBITUARY

MRS. J. M. BRISCO Cby telegraph—own correspondent] TAURANGA, Tuesday The death has occurred of Mrs. Jessi# Mary Brisco, widow of the late Mr. Arthur Hylton Brisco, of Palmerston North. Mrs. Brisco was born in Auckland, being a daughter of the late Major F. E. Campbell, formerly of the Roval Welsh Fusiliers. She had resided in Wellington, Awahuri and Matamata, and came to live with her son at Bethlehem, near Tauranga, two years ago. MR. ISAAC WALTERS [by telegraph—OWN correspondent! . DARGAVILLE, Tuesday The death has occurred at his residence, Mount Wesley, Mangawhare, of Mr. Isaao Walters, who was a resident of the district for 45 years. Mr. Walters was born at Redruth, Cornwall, and came to New Zealand on the ship Nimrod, landing at Auckland. He afterward moved to Waiuku and came to Dargaville 45 years ago, opening a butchery business. Later ha was engaged in storekeeping, and he was employed by Wairoa Stores. Limited, until seven years ago, when he retired and took up poultry breeding as a hobby. In the early days Mr. Walters was known in all the bush Camps in the district, which he supplied with meat. He was an excellent shot with the sports gun and rifle, and knew' all the best game-shooting spots in the 'district. He took several former Governors of New Zealand over the shooting grounds of Northern Wairoa in the early days. Seven years after his arrival in the district he married Miss Gertrude Smith, daughter of another early settler. Mr. Walters was among the early members of the St. George Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, three sons and two daughters. The funeral was attended by old settlers and friends froia all parts of the district.

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OBITUARY, New Zealand Herald, Volume LXIX, Issue 21323, 26 October 1932

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OBITUARY New Zealand Herald, Volume LXIX, Issue 21323, 26 October 1932

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