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OBITUARY.

HENRY SAWTELL. Tho. death is announced of Mr Henry Sawtell, who took an active' part in municipal affairs in this city about forty years ago. He was born near Langport, Sbmsrset, England, in 1833, and arrived in. Nelson m 1851, coming to the Canterbury settlement in the following year. In the early " sixties'' avid " seventies" he was a member of the Provincial Council and the City Council, being one of the first city councillors appointed in 1868. Te was elected to the City Council again in 1871, and was Mayor of the city m 1872. Ho was also a member of the Lyttelton Harbour Board for some years. 1 As a partner of the late Mr Reginald Cobb, and, later, of Mr A. Cracroft Wilson, he carried en a business as general -merchant m High Street. He was one of the oldest lifemembers of the St Augustine Masonic Lodgo, of which ho was a Past Master. It was owing to his efforts, as a member of the Provincial Council, that the Canterbury Museum was opened to the public on' Sundays. .■ He leaves a widow, four eons and two daughters'. WILLIAM TRIBE. The death is announced, at the age of fifty-six years, of Mr William Alexander Tribe, a well-known citizen of Christchurch, who was in business as a draper for many years. Mr Tribe took no part in public affairs, but was a prominent member of tho Masonic Order. He leaves a widow and two children. ',.'.' -

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OBITUARY., Star, Issue 10804, 25 June 1913

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OBITUARY. Star, Issue 10804, 25 June 1913

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