LATEST OIBLE HEWS.
(Received To-day, at 5.45 a.m.)
London, Last Night. The death is announced of the famous architect, Mr Alfred Waterhouso, aelat. 75.
[Among his most notable works may be mentioned the Assize Courts, Town Hall, and St. Mary's Hospital, in Manchester; Balliol College, Oxford ; Cains and Pembroke Colleges, Cambridge ; Liverpool University College and Eaton Hall, Chester; National Liberal Club, London ; Royal Infirmary, Liverpool, etc., etc. He studied for several years in France and Italy.]
Captain James McPherson (says a Tress Association telegram) died at his residence at Hamilton yesterday morning, aged seventy-three, after a long illness. Deceased served with the 93rd Highlanders throughout the Crimean war, winning a medal with three clasps and the Turkish medal. He was also in the Indian mutiny campaign of 1857-9, and the Oude campaign of 1858 9. He landed in Auckland in 1861, with the 70th Surrey Regiment, and served in the Maori war of 1861-5 with that regiment and the commissariat transport corps, receiving the New Zealand medal. He was the first member of Parliament for Waikato. At the time of his death he was clerk of the Waikato County Council, a position he had held for twenty-eight years. He had also held similar positions with other local bodies. . -
The friends in Christchurch of Lieuteaant Haly Garcia have received news of his death by drowning in the Sciende river, Cashmere, India (says a Press Association telegram). Lieutenant Garcia was the eldest son of Captain Garcia, for many years a resident of Christchurch, but now in England. Born in Christchurch city and educated at Christ College and the Boys' High School, young Garcia joined the Imperial Yeomanry and served in South Africa, where he was transferred to the Second New Zealand Contingent, in which he got his commission. After the war he was appointed to a lieutenancy in the First Battalion Durham Light Infantry, and was serving with that regiment in India at the time of his death;;:.He was a keen athlete. Jn 1897 he won the half-mile amateur championship of New Zealand.
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OBITUARY., Wairarapa Daily Times, Volume XXIX, Issue 8226, 23 August 1905
OBITUARY. Wairarapa Daily Times, Volume XXIX, Issue 8226, 23 August 1905
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