Natal Witness

Natal Witness 1928 4 October - December

DOMESTIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1928

BIRTHS

RICHMOND. – At the Ladysmith Sanatorium, to Mr. and Mrs. G. RICHMOND (nee Dorothy HAWES), a son. 194

MARRIAGES

SCOTNEY-ENGLISH. – On September 22, 1928, at St. Thomas' Church, Durban, by Archdeacon Heywood HARRIS, Maud, daughter of Mr. D.A. ENGLISH, Maritzburg, to Clem, son of Mr. W. SCOTNEY, Durban. 195

DEATHS

McCARTNEY. – At "Ailsa," Pocklington, Yorkshire, on the 28th September, the Reverend Thomas James McCARTNEY, in his 88th year. Dearly beloved father of John B. McCARTNEY of Maritzburg. – "At Rest." 4554

IN MEMORIAM

DENFORD. – In loving memory of Victor Denford, who died on October 1, 1927. Inserted by his loving wife. 38

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1928

MARRIAGES

SCOTNEY-ENGLISH. – On September 22, 1928, at St. Thomas' Church, Durban, by Archdeacon Heywood HARRIS, Maud, daughter of Mr. D.A. ENGLISH, Maritzburg, to Clem, son of Mr. W. SCOTNEY, Durban. 195

IN MEMORIAM

CLARKE. – In loving memory of my dear wife and our darling mother, Mary Teresa (Babs), who fell asleep in Jesus at 2, Esplanade Avenue, Durban, October 2nd, 1925.
Dear heart of ours whom God hath called to rest,
Tho' lost to sight to memory ever blest.
Inserted by Husband and Family. 4540

CLARKE. – In loving memory of our beloved niece, Mary Teresa (Babs) CLARKE, who passed away 2nd October, 1925. Fondly remembered by Aunt Tess and Family. 4559

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1928

BIRTHS

EYLES. – At Kokstad Nursing Home, on September 28th, to Mr. and Mrs. A.G. EYLES (nee Winnie JONES), a daughter. 243

WHEELER. – At the Sanatorium, on October 3rd, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank WHEELER, 183, Greyling Street, a son. 4632

DEATHS

MEREIS. – At Meadholme, Seven Oaks, on Friday, the 28th September, Herman MEREIS, after a short illness. 249

WEBSTER. – Passed away September the 28th, at Wyebank, Joseph WEBSTER, aged 88 years. 244

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1928

BIRTHS

BARRETT. – At Dundee, on 20th September, 1928, the wife of V.H.M. BARRETT, of a son. 326

EYLES. – Mr. and Mrs. A.G. EYLES (nee Winnie JONES), a daughter, on 28th September, Both well. 4658

ENGAGEMENTS

VAN DYK-WOOD. – The engagement is announced between Margaret Burnett WOOD, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.B. WOOD, of Kranskop, Natal, and William Abraham VAN DYK, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. S.J. VAN DYK, of Kokstad, East Griqualand. 4666

DEATHS

FOSTER. – Passed peacefully away at "Clifton," Ixopo, on 1st October, William FOSTER, in his 89th year. 4667

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1928

BIRTHS

CURRY. – At 76, Adrian Road, Durban, to Mr. and Mrs. P. CURRY, of Curry's Post, a daughter (nee Lorchen ENGLISH). Both well. 4700

DENNIS. – On 3rd October, at Yorkshire Nursing Home, to Mr. and Mrs. Alex. DENNIS, of Drummond, a son. Both well. 406

STIRTON. – On the 3rd October, at the Sanatorium, Maritzburg, to Mr. and Mrs. C.H. STIRTON, Glengariff, Polela, a daughter. Both well. 4690

NOTICE OF MARRIAGE

MARSHALL-FIDDES. – The marriage of Florence May, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.S. FIDDES, 639, Stamford Hill Road, Durban, and Wray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson MARSHALL, of "Pendeen, Hatting Spruit, will take place at Stamford Hill Wesleyan Church, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 27th, 1928. Reception at Stamford Hill School Hall. Relatives and friends cordially invited. No cards. 361

McKENZIE-COLE. – The marriage of Cecily, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh COLE, "Moorlands," Bellair, to John, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Neil McKENZIE, "Ingleton," Port Shepstone, will take place at All Saints' Church, Bellair, on Saturday, October 27th inst., at 2.30 p.m. Relatives and friends cordially invited. No cards. 378

GOLDEN WEDDING

Mr. and Mrs. Fred ZUNCKEL, of "Beaulieu," Bergville, will celebrate their Golden Wedding at their Residence on the 24th October, 1928. All relatives and friends will be welcome. 387

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1928

IN MEMORIAM – ROLL OF HONOUR

COLLINS. – In loving memory of our dear son, Brian, who fell at Beaurevoir, France, on the 8th October, 1918. 4643

JOLLIFFE. – In ever loving memory of our dear son, Henry Clydesdale JOLLIFFE, Gunner, S.A.F. Artillery, aged 19 years, who passed away at Suez Government Hospital, Egypt, October 7th, 1918. His duty done. 3735

ROWE. – In loving memory of our dear brother, John Bernard ROWE, who died of wounds at Beaurevoir, France, October 8th, 1918. To memory ever dear. Inserted by Mary and Alex. 4727

ROWE. – In cherished memory of our dear son, John Bernard ROWE (Johnnie), who died of wounds in France, October 8th, 1918, aged 17 years 10 months. O Lord it was Thy will. 4726

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1928

MARRIAGES

SMITH-REDSHAW. – The marriage of Emily, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. REDSHAW, of "Gunninggate," Creighton, to Herbert Louis SMITH, of Dargle, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert SMITH, of Mountain Rise, Maritzburg, will take place at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Creighton, on October 17, at 10.30 a.m. Reception at the Agricultural Hall. All relatives and friends cordially invited. an4703

IN MEMORIAM

CANT. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Alex. CANT, who passed away October 9th, 1921. At Rest. 493

GLEDHILL. – In loving memory of our dear mother, Sarah Ann GLEDHILL, who passed away October 9th, 1926. Inserted by her loving Family. 4771

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1928

BIRTHS

PFAFF. – At the Sanatorium, Durban, on October 6th, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. G. PFAFF (May Rein), of Pretoria, a son. Both very well. 517

MARRIAGES

GODWIN-TUCKELL. – The marriage of Ruth, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. TUCKELL, Izotsha, and Donald, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. T.E. GODWIN, Port Shepstone, will take place at St. Catherine's, Port Shepstone, on October 20th, at 2.30 p.m. Reception Memorial Hall. Relations and friends cordially invited. No cards. 4797

IN MEMORIAM – ROLL OF HONOUR

WESTBROOK. – In loving memory of my very dear son, Dickie, who died of wounds in France, October 10th, 1918. 4756

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1928

BIRTHS

CROUCH. – At the Sanatorium, Ladysmith, on October 5th, to Mr. and Mrs. W. CROUCH, of Waterford, a son. Both well. 4822

ISAACS. – On October 10, at Sanatorium, to Mr. and Mrs. Harry ISAACS, a son. 4835

STANTON. – At Tynedale, Blackridge, on Tuesday, the 9th inst., the wife of H. Douglas STANTON, of a son, "Kim." 4823

ENGAGEMENTS

FLATAU-MARKS. – The engagement is announced between Anne Frances, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B.M. FLATAU, of 11, Eighth Avenue, Durban, and Peter, eldest son of Mrs. R. MARKS, of Johannesburg. 552

WILKEN-BERRYMAN. – The engagement is announced of Hester BERRYMAN, youngest daughter of Sam BERRYMAN, to Harry WILKEN, both of Glencoe. 4827

DEATHS

RYALL. – At Grey's Hospital, Maritzburg, on October 6, Mrs. E.A. RYALL, widow of the late A.J. RYALL, Richmond, age 58 years. 590

IN MEMORIAM

BIDDULPH. – In loving memory of T.H. BIDDULPH, who died October 11th, 1924. Inserted by his Wife and Children. 4834

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1928

BIRTHS

NUYTEN. – At the Sanatorium, on 8th October, to Mr. and Mrs. NUYTEN, a daughter. Both well. 4868

ENGAGEMENTS

JONKER-HEUSEVELDT. – The engagement is announced between Corporal H.J. JONKER, of Olivier's Hoek, and Miss W.M. HEUSEVELDT, of Bethlehem. 622

MARRIAGES

HANDCOCK-COLLETT. – On 10th October, 1928, by Rev. Andrew Graham, assisted by Rev. le Grove Smith, Charles Scott, only son of Mrs. R. HANCOCK, Cromwell, Ixopo, and the late Mr. R. HANCOCK, to Kathleen Mary CHAUNCER, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.H. COLLETT, Dumblane, Maritzburg. 4860

McKENZIE-YOUNG. – The marriage of Emmneline (Lou), eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. YOUNG, and William (Mac), only son of D. McKENZIE, both of Dundee, will take place in the Wesleyan Church on the 20th, October, 1928, at 1.30 p.m. Reception in Masonic Hall. All friends and relations cordially invited. No cards. 641

DEATHS

CARVER. – At Marandellas, Southern Rhodesia, on October 7th, Nancy, wife of Maurice Cresswell CARVER, and younger daughter of the late Mackie NIVEN and Mrs. NIVEN. Her son was born on September 28th. 620

HARDMAN. – At "Anniedale," Umlaas Road, on the 4th inst., Walter Charles HARDMAN, aged 72 years. Sadly missed. 4861

IN MEMORIAM

INGLE. In loving memory of Mervin Clifford, youngest son of Dr. and Mrs. E.W. INGLE, died October 12, 1926. "In God's keeping." 4814

IN MEMORIAM – ROLL OF HONOUR

In loving remembrance of my dear son, George Russell BEARD, 2nd S.A. Infantry, missing in France October 12th, 1916. Inserted by his Mother. 4851

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1928

BIRTHS

RANDLES. – On October 8th, at the Sanatorium, Maritzburg, to Mr. and Mrs. W.G. RANDLES, a son. 663

IN MEMORIAM

WHITEHEAD. – In loving memory of our dearly loved mother and grandmother, Sarah Jane WHITEHEAD, who passed away at Vryheid on 13th October, 1923.
There is a link death cannot sever,
Love and remembrance live forever.
Ever remembered by Maud, Bob and Raymond. 4887

WHITEHEAD. – In fond and loving memory of our dearly loved mother and grandma, Sarah Jane WHITEHEAD, who passed away at Vryheid, on October 13th, 1923. "Peace, Perfect Peace." Ever remembered by Guy, Elsie and Barbara. 689

IN MEMORIAM – ROLL OF HONOUR

GOLD. – In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Percy Clark, who was killed in action in France, October 12th, 1916.
Sweet is the memory that cannot fade
Of him we loved but could not save.
Inserted by his loving Parents, Sisters and Brothers. 4907

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1928

DEATHS

KROGMAN. – Ontslape on die plaas Zuurfontein, Ladysmith, op die 6de Oktober, 1928, ons dierbare eggenoot en vader Hendrik Johannes KROGMAN, van Dwaalspruit, distrik Harrismith. Diep betreurd. Die bedroefde Weduwee and kinders.

IN MEMORIAM – ROLL OF HONOUR

ASHWORTH. – In fond remembrance of Private Edward A. ASHWORTH 2nd S.A.I., killed at Ypres, in France, October 15th, 1917. Inserted by his Mother, Sister and Brothers. 4928

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1928

BIRTHS

SEWELL. – At Dalton Hotel, on 11th October, to Mr. and Mrs. C. SEWELL, a daughter. Both well. 4973

DEATHS

CAMPBELL McEWAN. – On 3rd Oct., at Johannesburg, Alexander Campbell McEWAN, late of Sunderland House, Isle of Islay, Scotland, and Natal. 4958

IN MEMORIAM

CALVERLEY. – In loving memory of Ernest Wheeler CALVERLEY, who died 16th October, 1918. "His memory shall never fade." Inserted by his loving Wife and Family. 4972

SCHEEPERS. – In most affectionate remembrance of my dear husband, Frikkie SCHEEPERS, whom God called unto His eternal glory at "Lange Hoop," Umlaas Road, on 16th October, 1927. "With Christ, which is far better." (Inserted by his longing Wife.) 4933

WARDELL. – In ever loving memory of my dear Husband and our Father, who passed away October 16th, 1920. Inserted by his Wife and Children.

MEMORIAM – ROLL OF HONOUR

SERGT. DUNBAR. – In loving memory of my dear husband and our dear father, James Morton DUNBAR, who died in East Africa on the 16th October, 1916. Inserted by his Wife and Children.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1928

MARRIAGES

IRONSIDE-KING. – At Durban, on 13th October, by Special Licence, Archibald Jennings IRONSIDE, M.A., M.B., Ch.B., of Pietermaritzburg, to Millicent Francklyn, only daughter of the late Captain Robert Guy KING, A.R.A., and Mrs. C.E. STEWART, of Durban. 819

IN MEMORIAM

LUND. – In ever loving memory of Charles Luke LUND, M.P.C., J.P., who died at Howick, October 17th, 1923. Inserted by his sorrowing Wife and Children. 807

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1928

BIRTHS

HOWIE. – At Estcourt, on the 15th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. A.M. HOWIE, a son. 5027

ENGAGEMENTS

FRASER-NEWTON. – The engagement is announced between Florence May NEWTON, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. NEWTON, "Fairholme," Glencoe Junction, and James Robert FRASER, of Glencoe Junction. 5444

DEATHS

HOWIE. – At Estcourt on the 16th inst., Adrian Morrison, beloved infant son of Mr. and Mrs. A.M. HOWIE. 5028

IN MEMORIAM

HARRIS. – In loving memory of our dear mother, Emma Harris, who passed away October 18, 1924.
There are links death cannot sever,
Love and remembrance live forever.
Fondly remembered by her Husband and Children.
Also Lily, Billy and Children in Western Australia. 5011

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1928

BIRTHS

SCHROEDER. – At the Sanatorium, Maritzburg, on the 17th October, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. Cyril SCHROEDER (nee Irene Shirley), a son. Both well. 5069

MARRIAGES

DEAL-BEVERLEY CLARENCE. – At St. Peter's Cathedral, on the 17th October, 1928, by the Rev. P.C. CAZALET, M.A., G. Fuller DEAL, to Lyn Beverly CLARENCE, youngest daughter of the late Beverley CLARENCE and Mrs. Beverly CLARENCE, of "Kandy," Zwartkop Road, Maritzburg. 5067

MARITZ-MENDENHALL. – Mona Valentine, youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E.G. MENDENHALL, to Brian Desmond, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A.J.S. MARITZ, of Maritzburg, will take place at the Wesleyan Church, Chapel Street, P.M. Burg, at 1.30 p.m., Saturday, 20th inst. Reception at Christie's. 903

IN MEMORIAM – ROLL OF HONOUR

FITZSIMONS. – In loving memory of Percy James FITZSIMONS, 4th S.A.I., killed in France, 19th October, 1916.
His King and country called him,
The call was not in vain;
Upon the "Roll of Honour"
You'll find our Percy's name.
Inserted by his loving Father, Sisters and Brothers. 5059

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1928

BIRTHS

STEDMAN. – At the Sanatorium on the 17th to Mr. and Mrs. F. STEDMAN, of Woodlands, Lidgetton, a daughter. Both well. 5033

MARRIAGES

MARSHALL-FIDDES. - The marriage of Florence May, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.S. FIDDES, 639, Stamford Hill Road, Durban, and Wray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson MARSHALL, of "Pendeen," Hatting Spruit, will take place at Stamford Hill Wesleyan Church, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 27th, 1928. Reception at Stamford Hill School Hall. Relatives and friends cordially invited. No cards. 940

SILVER WEDDING

BERNING-VAN REENEN. – On October 21st, 1903, at Harrismith, Frederick S. BERNING, only son of the late William BERNING, of Maritzburg, and brother of the late Lady Bale, to Elizabeth VAN REENEN, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.D.D. VAN REENEN, of "Bosh Kloof," Harrismith. Present Address: 31, Napier Road, Durban. 916

IN MEMORIAM

ROBERTS. – In loving memory of our father, John ROBERTS, who fell asleep October 20, 1926. Peace, Perfect Peace. Ernest, Katie, Ethel. 5054

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1928

BIRTHS

BARTHOLOMEW. – At the Sanatorium, on October 20th, to Mrs. E.M. (Phyllis) BARTHOLOMEW, wife of Oscar E. BARTHOLOMEW, Ladysmith, a daughter (Mavis Melville). Both well. 5124

FISHER. – At the Norwood Nursing Home, Maritzburg, on October 20, to Mr. and Mrs. Bertram C.D. FISHER, of Tendega Collieries, Zinguin, a son.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1928

BIRTHS

BLORE. – Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.H. BLORE at Grahamstown, on 18th October, 1928, a son.

DEATHS

SCOTT. – Passed peacefully on the 20th October, at the Sanatorium, Pietermaritzburg, Albert Scott, aged 70 years. ei5144

IN MEMORIAM

WARD. – In loving memory of John Thomas WARD, who died October 23, 1926.
Two years have passed since that sad day we lost the one we loved so dear.
The loss was great, the sting severe,
To part with the one we loved so dear.
Inserted by his loving Wife and Children. 5148

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1928

BIRTHS

BLORE. – Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.H. BLORE at Grahamstown, on 18th October, 1928, a son.

ENGAGEMENTS

SEARS-HESOM. – The engagement is announced between Muriel, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. SEARS, Dundee, and Leonard, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Owen HESOM, of "Glenmore," Dundee. 5178

DEATHS

SCOTT. – Passed peacefully away on the 20th October, at the Sanatorium, Pietermaritzburg, Albert SCOTT, aged 70 years. ei5144

IN MEMORIAM

SANDSTROM. – In ever loving memory of Arthur Alexander SANDSTROM, who passed away on October 24th, 1927.
"Father in Thy gracious keeping,
Leave we now our loved one sleeping."
Inserted by his sorrowing Wife and Baby, Gordon. 5167

SANDSTROM. – In cherished memory of my true pal, Arthur Alexander, who was called to rest on October 24th, 1927. Ever remembered by his chum, Harry, Glencoe Junction. 5147

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1928

IN MEMORIAM

KEMP. – In loving memory of our darling daughter, Ellen Olivia, aged 2 years and 10 months, died October 25th, 1920.
Sweet little flower, just lent, not given,
To bud on earth and bloom in Heaven.
Inserted by Dad, Mum and Sister. 5199

STRAPP. – In ever present and loving memory of our dear son, Eric, killed in action, G.E.A., 25th October, 1916. C. Squadron, 4th South African Horse. 5198

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1928

BIRTHS

WOODS. – At Sister CHISHOLMS's, 371, Loop Street, on 25th October, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles WOODS (nee Irene PEEL), a daughter.

DEATHS

STOCKDALE – At Alma, Clocolan, H.W. STOCKDALE, on October 25th, 1928. 1209

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1928

BIRTHS

JOB. – At Grey's Hospital on 25th October, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. J.C. JOB, a son. 1229

IN MEMORIAM

BRUSS. – In loving memory of my dear wife, and our darling mother, Margaret BRUSS, who passed away at Ladysmith, 27th October, 1926.
Many are the silent heartaches,
Only those who have lost can tell,
Of a grief that is borne in silence
For the one we loved so well.
Sadly missed.
Inserted by her loving Husband and Children. 1243

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1928

MARRIAGES

MAYNE-GOLD. – The marriage of Avis Audrey, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.T.J. GOLD, of "Moville," near Harding, and Richard Reginald second son of Mr. and Mrs. R. MAYNE, of "Thistledown," Ihluku, will take place at the Congregational Church, Harding, at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday the 24th November, 1928. Relations and friends cordially invited. No cards. 5309

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1928

BIRTHS

SHEARER. - At the Sanatorium, Ladysmith, on October 27th, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. W.W. SHEARER (nee Ida STONE), a daughter. Both well. 1317

IN MEMORIAM

MATTHEW. – In loving memory of my dear husband, George MATTHEW, who passed away on the 30th October, 1926. Sadly missed. 5300

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1928

DEATHS

HENDERSON. – Died at Capetown on 29th October, Charles Lindsay HENDERSON, Manager of the Standard Bank, Matatiele. 1358

IN MEMORIAM

BEDWELL. – In loving memory of our darling mother, Mary Ann BEDWELL, who passed away October 31st, 1922. Fondly remembered by Lucy, Charlie FITZSIMONS and Family. 5348

BEDWELL. – In sweetest thoughts of (mother), Mary Ann BEDWELL, who fell asleep October 31st, 1922. Sadly missed by Alice. "Peace, Perfect Peace." 5349

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1928

BIRTHS

LAMBERT. – On the 31st October, 1928, at the Sanatorium, Maritzburg, to the wife of Robin LAMBERT (Enid GOSS), a son.  5398

STOCKIL. – At Ladysmith on the 26th October, to Mr. and Mrs. R.E. STOCKIL (nee Blossom HULME), a daughter.  Both well.  1425

MARRIAGES

McCABE-FLETCHER. – On Friday, 14th September, 1928, by Special License, at Durban, Arthur McCABE, of Durban, to Coral FLETCHER, of Pietermaritzburg.  5407

DEATHS

MARCUS. – On October 31st at his residence, Berg Street, Morris MARCUS, beloved husband of Clara MARCUS.

SPIERS. – On October 31st, 1928, Willian Fairlie SPIERS, District Engineer, S.A.R., Middelburg, Transvaal, beloved husband of Dagmar SPIERS, aged 42.  1433
(Note:  Should read "William").

IN MEMORIAM – ROLL OF HONOUR

KEENE. – In loving memory of my dear son, Douglas Reginald Heley KEENE (4th S.A.I.), who died at Woking, England, on the 1st November, 1918.
There is a link death cannot sever,
Love and remembrance live for ever.
Unknown and forgotten by some you may be,
But the grave that contains you is sacred to me.
Inserted by his Father.  5397

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1928

BIRTHS

GELDART. – At the Ladysmith Sanatorium, on 25th October, to Mr. and Mrs. C.B. GELDHART, a son.  Both well.  5448

ENGAGEMENTS

HEPPLEWHITE-WIGGETT. – The engagement is announced of Maude Milly Eliza WIGGETT, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. WIGGETT, of Riverside, East Griqualand, and Alfred HEPPLEWHITE, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. R. HEPPLEWHITE, of Durban.  1473

DEATHS

SPEIRS. – On October 31st, 1928, William Fairlie SPEIRS, District Engineer, S.A.R., Middelburg, Transvaal, beloved husband of Dagmar SPIERS, aged 42.  1433

IN MEMORIAM

HORN. – In loving memory of our dear mother, Elizabeth Horn, died November 2nd, 1927. To memory ever dear. Babs and Lolly.  5427

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1928

SILVER WEDDING

MACNAB-MOODY. – On November 3rd, 1903, at St. John's Presbyterian Church, Pietermaritzburg, Natal, by the Rev. John SMITH, M.A., Robert Mauchline MACNAB. of Glasgow, Scotland, to Lily MOODY, of Pietermaritzburg, Natal, S.A.  Present Address:  Carrack Cottage, Vryheid.  5473

GOLDEN WEDDING

McLEOD-TALBOT. – October 28th, 1878, by the Rev. Canon JENKINSON, Frederick McLEOD, to Sophia TALBOT, both of Byrne, Natal.  5474

DEATHS

DAVIES. – Passed away peacefully on October 22nd, in her 67th year, Fanny May, dearly beloved wife of Tudor R. DAVIES, "Lyndin," Mallison Road, Mowbray, C.P.  5454

LEASK. – Passed peacefully away at "Shepstone," Thornville Junction, the residence of his son, on October 24, John LEASK, of "Buckan," retired farmer, aged 89 years 10 months.  5374

SPEIRS. – On October 31st, 1928, William Fairlie SPIERS, District Engineer, S.A.R., Middelburg, Transvaal, beloved husband of Dagmar SPIERS, aged 42.  1433

IN MEMORIAM

McCULLOCH. – In loving memory of our darling mother and grannie, Annie McCULLOCH, who passed away November 3rd, 1927.
To those who have a dear mother,
Love her while you may,
For one never knows the day
God may call her home.
Inserted by her sorrowing Daughter, Son-in-Law and Grandchildren, Eileen, Len, Daphne and Tommie.  5487

IN MEMORIAM – ROLL OF HONOUR

GOODWILL. – In loving remembrance of our dear son and brother, Eric A. GOODWILL, Lieut., R.A.F., who gave his life in France 3rd November 1918.  5453

MONDAY, NOVEMBER  5, 1928

BIRTHS

FRANKISH. – At the Pietermaritzburg Sanatorium, on November 1st, to Mr. and Mrs. G.R. FRANKISH, a daughter.

DEATHS

PERFECT. – On October 26th at Sanatorium, Maritzburg, Lucy Lucas PERFECT, late of Hlatshana, daughter of the late George PERFECT, surgeon, West Malling, Kent, England.  5503

SPEIRS. – On October 31st, 1928, William Fairlie SPEIRS, District Engineer, S.A.R., Middelburg, Transvaal, beloved husband of Dagmar SPEIRS, aged 42.  1433

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1928

IN MEMORIAM

ROXBURGH. – In loving memory of dearest Phyllis, who fell asleep on November 6th, 1920.
"Sweet is the memory that cannot fade
Of her we loved but could not save."
Natalie.  5525

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1928

COCKBURN. – On Saturday, November 3rd, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank COCKBURN (nee Doris ALBERS), of "Mount Merbic," Richmond, a daughter.  Both well.  5577

DEATHS

NOTT. – On the 21st October, 1928, at her residence, 405, Boom Street, Pietermaritzburg, Sarah Ann NOTT, widow of William Edward NOTT, aged 75 years.  5564

IN MEMORIAM

FISHER. – In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Andrew Samuel FISHER (Jack) who departed this life in peace November 7th, 1926. "For ever with the Lord." Inserted by his Relatives.  5574

GIFFORD. – In ever loving memory of Charlotte Amelia GIFFORD, who passed away on November the 7th, 1927.
You left behind some aching hearts,
Who loved you most sincere,
That never did, nor never will,
Forget you mother dear.
Inserted by her sorrowing and affectionate daughter, Ethel, and George.  5513

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER  8, 1928

MARRIAGES

MARSHALL-FIDDES. – On October 27, 1928, at the Stamford Hill Wesleyan Church, Durban, by the Rev. W.H.P. CLULOW, Wray Jackson MARSHALL, only son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Jackson MARSHALL, "Pendeen," Hatting Spruit, to Florence May FIDDES, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.S. FIDDES, 639, Stamford Hill Road, Durban.  1741

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER  9, 1928

BIRTHS

BEKENN. – On October 27th at Hilton Lodge, Sedgby, Staffordshire, to Dr. and Mrs. Cyril BEKENN, a son.  1799

TEICHMAN. – At the Sanatorium, Maritzburg, on November 6th, to Mr. and Mrs. H. TEICHMANN, Ladysmith, a son.  Both well.  5631

IN MEMORIAM

GOODWILL. –
Many are the silent heartaches,
Only those who have lost can tell,
Of a grief that is borne in silence
For the one we loved so well.
Inserted by his loving Wife and Children.  5614

POTTOW. – In ever loving memory of my darling wife, Bertha Mabel, and our darling mother, who passed away on the 9th November, 1924. Inserted by Bertrand, Kathleen and Children.  5617

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1928

BIRTHS

PLAISTOWE. – On November 6, at Perth, Western Australia, to Mr. and Mrs. W.M. PLAISTOWE (nee Tockie BAUMANN), a son.  1866

MARRIAGES

CAMPBELL-GARLAND. – At the Mombasa Memorial Cathedral, on Monday, November 5th, Robert Sandford CAMPBELL, second son of the late Andrew Harper CAMPBELL, and Mrs. CAMPBELL, Rowallan, Cambuslang, Glasgow, to Mary Louise GARLAND, second eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. GARLAND, Mount Victoria, Natal, South Africa.  1881

GOLDEN WEDDING

FRANCIS-ZIETSMAN. – On November 11th, 1878, At Utrecht, Transvaal, by the Rev. H. NEETHLING, James T. FRANCIS, Capt., A.S.C., eldest surviving son of the late J. Osborne FRANCIS, C.E., M.I.C.E., London, to Suzanne, daughter of P.L. ZIETSMAN, Esq. J.P.
Present Address:  Glencoe Junction, Natal.  1846

IN MEMORIAM

BOWEN. – In loving memory of my dear Husband and our dear Father who died on the 10th November, 1926, at R.S.S., Newcastle.
Death often comes to show
We love more deeply than we know,
But love in death should let us see
What love in life should always be.
Inserted by his loving Wife and Children.  1883

KIRKNESS. – In affectionate remembrance of my dear wife, Johannah Hellena, who passed away on 10th November, 1924.  Greatly missed. Inserted by T.W. KIRKNESS, P.O., Besters.  1524

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1928

SILVER WEDDING

CROFT-ESTMENT. – November 11th, 1903, at Baptist Church, Grahamstown, by Rev. DOKE, Alfred CROFT to Leila ESTMENT. Present address:  141, Boom Street, P.M.Murg.  5675
(Note:  Should read 'P.M.Burg').

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1928

BIRTHS

GARNETT. – At the Sanatorium on the 11th November, 1923, to Mr. and Mrs. F.N. GARNETT (nee Gwen CLARENCE), a  daughter.  Both well.  5710

GORDON. – On 9th November at Enon, Richmond, the wife of G.M. GORDON, prematurely of a daughter.  (Stillborn).  1975

LOGAN. – At the Sanatorium on the 10th November, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. J. LOGAN, a daughter.  Both well.  5698

SYMONS. – At Hardingsdale on November 11th, to Mr. and Mrs. J.L. SYMONS, a son.  Both well.  5714

DEATHS

SWAN. – Passed peacefully away at her daughter's residence, Howick on the 10th November, 1928, Isabella SWAN, of Fernhill.  5706

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1928

BIRTHS

GARNETT. – At the Sanatorium on the 11th November, 1923, to Mr. and Mrs. F.N. GARNETT (nee Gwen CLARENCE), a  daughter.  Both well.  5710

GORDON. – On 9th November at Enon, Richmond, the wife of G.M. GORDON, prematurely of a daughter.  (Stillborn).  1975

McINTYRE. – To Mr. and Mrs. C.W. McINTYRE (Win Todd), a son at Eden, Tweespruit, on November 8th.  5750

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1928

NOTICE OF MARRIAGE

CLARKE-GOLD. – The marriage of Muriel May, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.T.J. GOLD, of Harding, and Wallace James CLARKE, of Imbezana, second son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.R. CLARKE, of Uitenhage, will take place at the Congregational Church, Harding, on November 17, at 2.30 p.m.  Reception at the Club Tea Room, Harding.  Relatives and friends cordially invited.  No cards.  2109

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1928

BIRTHS

BRUCE. – At 67 Trematon Drive, Morningside, Durban, on 13th November, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. C.W. BRUCE, a son.  2121

SAULEZ. – On November 14th at the Sanatorium, Maritzburg, to Mr. and Mrs. Jack SAULEZ, of Eastwolds, a daughter.  5784

ENGAGEMENTS

BORG-KRIEL. – The engagement is announced between Miss Eirica BORG, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P.A. BORG, of Graaff-Reinet and Mr. H.J. KRIEL, of the Master's Office, Pietermaritzburg.  5782
(Note:  Should read 'Erica').

DEATHS

SPEIRS. – October 31, 1928, William Fairlie SPEIRS, District Engineer, S.A.R., aged 42, beloved husband of Dagmar SPEIRS, Middelburg, Transvaal.  ei

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1928

BIRTHS

HOLNESS. – On the 12th November to Mr. and Mrs. Jack HOLNESS (nee Eileen NORTHERN), a bonny son.  Thanks to Doctor and Sister.  5826

MARTINAGLIA. – On November 15th, 1928, at Pretoria, to Dr. and Mrs. G. MARTINAGLIA (nee Violet ARMITAGE), a son.  Both well.  5841

SYMONS. – At the Sanatorium on 15th November, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. H. Ray SYMONS, a son.  Both well.  5840

ENGAGEMENTS

BORG-KRIEL. – The engagement is announced between Miss Erica BORG, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P.A. BORG, of Graaff-Reinet and Mr. H.J. KRIEL, of the Master's Office, Pietermaritzburg. 5782

The engagement is announced of Miss Marion Boyd SMITH, younger daughter of Mrs. J.E. CLARK, Greytown, and Roy, son of Mrs. Jas. ANDERSON, of P.M.Burg.  2208

MARRIAGES

WHITING-MACFARLANE. – On November 10, at the Wesleyan Church, Ixopo, Arthur Shooter WHITING to Gladys May MACFARLANE.  5818

DEATHS

VALENTINE. – Marie VALENTINE, wife of James VALENTINE, of Montrose, at Grey's Hospital, 16th November, 1928.  5805

IN MEMORIAM

PALMER. – In loving memory of our dear Dad, who passed away at Ladysmith, November 16th, 1924.
Memory clings in silent thoughts
Of one we loved but could not save.
Inserted by Thelma, Merwn, Beenice and Audrey.  2189

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1928

BIRTHS

ANDREW. – Five braw laddies, foor bonnie lassies
Were at oor "but and ben"
But anither laddie has come along
And noo they number ten.
Inserted by the happy parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Andrew, 69, Milliken Road, Maritzburg.

FORD. – At Sister CHISHOLM's Nursing Home on the 15th November, to Mr. and Mrs. Claud FORD (nee Dimples SHUTER) the gift of a son, both well.  5869

TRAFFORD. – On November 11 at Dundee Cottage Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. J.F. TRAFFORD (nee Sheila HARRIS), of Malonjeni, a daughter (prematurely).  Mother now progressing favourable. Healthy baby doing well.  2250

IN MEMORIAM

HIGGINS. – In loving memory of my Dear Wife, Eleanor E. HIGGINS, who died 19th November, 1926. "Ever Remembered." Amatikulu, Zululand.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1928

BIRTHS

ABRAHAMSON. – At the Maternity Home, Bloemfontein, to Mr. and Mrs. Harold ABRAHAMSON, a son, on the 17th instant.  5890

MAPSTONE. – At the Sanatorium, Marizburg, on 17th November, to Mr. and Mrs. E.O. MAPSTONE, of Glower O'er.  Thornville Junction, a son.  5875

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1928

MARRIAGES

FULLER-WALLACE. – Married by Special Licence on November 14th, Robert FULLER to Mrs. E. WALLACE.  Both of Maritzburg.  5901

DEATHS

BERRIMAN. – Willmot Bryant, widow of William BERRIMAN, Sen., born St. Ives, Cornwall, England, June 24th, 1847, died at Durban, November 8th, 1928, aged 81 years 5 months. Johannesburg and Cornish papers please copy.  5924

IN MEMORIAM

MARSHALL, Louise. – In precious memory of my patient wife and our mother, who left us November 21, 1927.
Her weary hours and days of pain,
Her troubled nights are past,
Her ever patient, worn-out frame
Has found sweet rest at last.
But still the vacant chair
Recalls the face, the voice, the smile
Of her who once sat there.
Inserted by her loving Husband and Children.  5907

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1928

BIRTHS

CHAPMAN. – November 21, at the Sanatorium, Maritzburg, to Mr. and Mrs. D.A. CHAPMAN (Daphne von GERARD), a baby girl.  5934

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1928

DEATHS

ABRAHAMSON. – At Bloemfontein on the 19th November, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold ABRAHAMSON.  5969

FOXON. – Edwin A. FOXON passed peacefully away at "Hlatshana," Maritzburg, on 22nd November.  Born at Bristol, England, September 27, 1833.  5987

IN MEMORIAM

HEDGES. – In ever loving memory of little June, died the 23rd of November, 1927.
What would we give to hear her voice
And the patter of her feet.
Never forgotten by Gran and Billy Bo.  5985

HEDGES, June Hazel. – In loving memory of our little darling, who passed away on the 23rd November, 1927, aged 3 years and 5 months.
Sweet little flower, only lent, not given,
To bud on earth and bloom in Heaven.
Sadly missed by her loving Mummy and Dad.  5984

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1928

DEATHS

MENEELY. – Passed peacefully away at Grey's Hospital, on the 22nd Nov., Thomas Richardson MENEELY (Farmer, Creighton), dearly loved husband of Joan MENEELY, and second son of the late Robert MENEELY, Minterburn, Caledon, Ireland.  6013

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1928

BIRTHS

SS. – On 23rd November, at the Sanatorium, Maritzburg, to Mr. and Mrs. W.M. BUSS (nee Vera FRANCIS), of the School House, Ixopo, a daughter.

ENGAGEMENTS

HARDMAN-IVINS. – The engagement is announced between Muriel ANGELEEN, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.C. HARDMAN, "Craddock," Creighton, and John Hamilton HOPE, second son of Mr. and Mrs. A. IVINS, "Wycliff," Ixopo.

IN MEMORIAM

KUTER. – In loving memory of my dear husband and father, Wilhelm Freidrick Ferdinand KUTER, passed to a Higher Life on November the 26th, 1925. Ever remembered by his loving Wife and children.  6031

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1928

ENGAGEMENTS

BROWN-McLAUCHLAN. – The engagement is announced between Agnes Margaret, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. McLAUCHLAN, Maritzburg, and Stephen Lewis Babbington, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. S.A. BROWN, of York.  18

MARRIAGES

BELL-ROBERTS. – The marriage of Margaret Agnes, fifth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.K. ROBERTS, of Ladysmith, and John William, second son of Mr. and Mrs. D.A. BELL, of "Prestbury," Pietermaritzburg, will take place at All Saints Church, Ladysmith, at 8 a.m. on Saturday, the 15th December, 1928.  20

PHIPPS-LAVENDER. – Married by special licence, at Bombay, India, on Saturday, November 24th, Allan B. PHIPPS and Dorothy (Doffy) K. LAVENDER, both formerly of Pietermaritzburg.  (By cable.)

DEATHS

NURSE. – David Earnest NURSE, last husband of the late L.E. NURSE, of Dannhauser, passed away at Durban on November 22nd, aged 45 years. Inserted by his son and daughter. Ethel and Chum.  2583

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1928

BIRTHS

HATTON. – On 24th November at 7, Lathom Road, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. HATTON, a son.  Both well.  36

DEATHS

BARNARD. – At the Victoria Hospital, Mount Boron, Nice, France, Lieut.-Col. A.J. Chichester BARNARD, O.B.E., the father of Evelyn Osborn and Marion and Paul BARNARD.  2642

GRIFFEN, Mary (born BRIDGMAN), wife of late Walter GRIFFEN, Rangoon, beloved mother of Dorothea N. BROCKBANK, passed peacefully to rest at "Reydaldene," November 22, 1928, aged 58 years. Durban papers please copy.  2617

HOCKING. – At Cambridge, Cape, Christiana, beloved wife of E.C. HOCKING and mother of Mrs. Matthew ANDERSON, Maritzburg.  68

STEYN. – Passed away at Estcourt on the 16th November, 1928, Maria Magdalena, beloved wife of Arend STEYN.  2652

IN MEMORIAM

BROWN. – In cherished memory of my beloved son, Douglas, who passed to a Higher Life on the 27th November, 1923, and my dear Mother on the 27th July 1923.
Five years ago to-day.  Your memory is as dear to-day as in the hour you both passed away.  I loved you both in life and always shall love you in death just the same.
Christ the Lord doth naught amiss, and since He hath ordered this we have naught to do but still rest in silence on His will.
Had He asked us well we know
We should cry, O, spare this blow;
Yes, with streaming tears should pray,
Lord, we love him, let him stay.
Ever fondly remembered by his loving Mother, Dad, Sisters, Violet, Thelma, Doreen, Mabel, Alicia, Janet, Mary.  2620

WRIGHT. – In loving memory of our dearest brother, Harry WRIGHT, late pumpman, Colenso, who fell asleep at Ladysmith, 28th November, 1926.
We miss him most who love him best.
Ever remembered by his Brothers and Sisters.  29

WRIGHT. – In cherished memory of our dear brother and uncle, Harry WRIGHT, who was called to rest on November 28, 1926.
"Forever with the Lord."
Inserted by George, Florrie and Family.  52

WRIGHT. – In loving memory of my dear husband and our dear father, Charles Henry "Harry" WRIGHT, who passed away on the 28th November, 1926.  67

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1928

MARRIAGES

WORTHINGTON-ROOT. – The marriage of Noel Ernest WORTHINGTON, of Elandskop, and Amy, eldest daughter of Mr. W. ROOT, Loteni, will take place in Pietermaritzburg during the third week in December.  No cards.  No reception.  95

DEATHS

RUSSELL. – On 12th November, 1928, at 170, Bulwer Road, Durban, Mary Jane RUSSELL, wife of Rev. David RUSSELL, in her 86th year.  2674

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1928

ENGAGEMENTS

ATKINSON-SHEEN. – The engagement is announced between Doris, second daughter, of Mr. S. SHEEN, and Cyril, second son of Mrs. M. ATKINSON, both of Maritzburg.  111

DEATHS

BEISSNER. – At Sweetwaters, on 28th November, 1928, August Christian Conrad BEISSNER, aged 79 years.  Johannesburg papers please copy.

GRAHAM. – Died at Dundee on November 28th, Jemima GRAHAM, widow of the late H.W. GRAHAM, M.A., Cambridge, late of Maritzburg College and Greytown.  The funeral leaves Coney's Funeral Parlour, Maritzburg, this (Friday) afternoon, 3.30 p.m.

IN MEMORIAM

NANCE. – In loving memory of Herbert James, the beloved husband of Margaret A. NANCE, and devoted father of Francis James NANCE, late of Pietermaritzburg, who passed peacefully away 28th November, 1922.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1928

BIRTHS

BOYD. – To Mr. and Mrs. F.W. BOYD, at Upper Eastworlds, on November 29, a daughter.  Both well.  2764

KING. – On the 28th November at St. George’s Nursing Home, Durban to Mr. and Mrs. Ellis KING, a son.  Both well.  2786

MARRIAGES

The wedding of Alvina Francis Maude, only daughter of Mr. C. and Mrs. KRAUSE, Dundee, to Clement VAUSE, only son of Mr. W.V. and the late Mrs. MARSHALL, of East Lynne, Dundee District, will take place at the Wesleyan Church, Dundee, on December 15th, 1928, at 1.30 p.m. Reception Atwell’s Theatre.  Cordial invitation to all friends and relations.  No cards.  2775

DEATHS

GRAHAM. – Died at Dundee on November 28th, Jemima GRAHAM, widow of the late H.W. GRAHAM, M.A., Cambridge, late of Maritzburg College and Greytown.  The funeral leave Coney’s Funeral Parlour, Maritzburg, this (Friday) afternoon, 3.30 p.m.

MILLS. – Passed away on November 26th, 1928, at 3, Ferndale Avenue, Mitchell Park, Durban, Thomas Park MILLS, formerly of Maritzburg.  163

WIEHAHN. – On 29th inst., Harry, beloved husband of Florence WIEHAHN (nee DUDLEY), at Potgietersrust, Transvaal, after a short, severe illness. “Until the day break.”  142

IN MEMORIAM

LICENCE. – In loving memory of Frederick William LICENCE, who passed away on the 30th November, 1925. Ever remembered.
Inserted by his Sons and Daughters.  165

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1928

DEATHS

McBEAN. – On November 29th at 58, New England Road, Maritzburg, Ian Frederick, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. K. Fraser McBEAN, aged sixteen months.  2837

IN MEMORIAM

McCRAE. – In loving remembrance of my dearest friend, Bessie Fraser McCRAE, who passed away 1st December, 1926.
Gone but not forgotten.
Inserted by her sincere Friend, Mrs. TAYLOR.  2805

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1928

BIRTHS

RISSIK. – To Mr. and Mrs. G.H. RISSIK, on the 29th November, at the Bloemfontein Private Hospital, a son.  Mother and child well.  2846

MARRIAGES

STRAPP-WESTBROOK. – The marriage of Harold Branson STRAPP, of Howick, and Constance Grace WESTBROOK, of Cramond, will take place at St. John’s Church, York, at 10 a.m., 17th December, 1928.  No cards.  No reception.  211

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1928

BIRTHS

ROYDEN-TURNER. – To Colonel and Mrs. ROYDEN-TURNER a bonnie little girl (Twete).  2906

ENGAGEMENTS

PIETERSE-DURRANT. – The engagement is announced of Eunice, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. DURRANT, of Donnybrook, and C.J. PIETERSE, of Maritzburg.  250

MARRIAGES

HULETT-ESSERY. – The marriage will take place at St. Paul’s, Durban, at 2.30 p.m., on Wednesday, December 19, 1928, of Doris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.E. ESSERY, of Riet Valley, Chakas Kraal, and Max, eldest son of Mr. H.B. HULETT, of Umhlali.  No reception.  Address congratulatory telegrams Royal Hotel.  2901

DEATHS

GROSSE. – On December 4th, 1928, Alfred George Wilson GROSSE, late of 66, Tatham Road, aged 72 years.  

McLAREN. – On the 30th November at Pretoria, after a long illness, patiently borne, Mrs. Jessie McLAREN, formerly resident at 312, Longmarket Street, Maritzburg, latterly of Pretoria, age 84. Sister of the late Sir MARSHALL and Dr. Samuel G. CAMPBELL. 2890

IN MEMORIAM

HUTCHINSON. – In ever loving memory of my son and our brother, Percy Lynn HUTCHINSON, Lieutenant, S.A.R., who died December 5, 1917, at Fort Johnson, Nyasaland.  238

VAN DER WATH. – In loving memory of our dear brother Fanie, who passed away on 5th December, 1927.  Ever remembered by his loving brother and sister, Cornie and May.  2939

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1928

BIRTHS

CARLAND. – On the 3rd December at Sister O’CONNOR’s Nursing Home, Maritzburg, to Mr. and Mrs. J.B. GARLAND, of High Flats, a son.  Both well.  281

ROYDEN-TURNER. – To Colonel and Mrs. ROYDEN-TURNER a bonnie little girl (Twete).  2906

v.d. WESTHUIZEN. – At Ladysmith on 4th December, to Mr. and Mrs. v.d. WESTHUIZEN, a son.  Both well.  2940

DEATHS

BELCHER, Frederick Henry (late of Natal Police and Greytown Municipal Service), died at Greytown, Natal, on Sunday, December 2, aged 51 years.  Deeply regretted by his old comrades.  2941

IN MEMORIAM

MARE. – In loving memory of our dear mother, Bessie MARE, who passed away at Cauvin’s Hope, Umbulwana, December 6th, 1917.
To memory ever dear.
Inserted by Gertie and Florrie.  262

McARTHUR. – In loving memory of our dear little boy, Archie, who died, as result of accident, on the 6th December, 1927.
A little boy, safe in the Lord’s keeping,
Whose place cannot be filled on earth.
Ever remembered by his loving Father, Mother, and Sisters.  295
 
SEAGER. – In treasured remembrance of our darling Cyril, who was called away on 6th December, 1925.  
God has taken our darling,
Placed our bud among his flowers,
Taken back the child he lent us
To a better home than ours.
In silent grief wher’er we be,
Each day, Cyril darling, we think of thee.
Sadly missed by Mummy, Daddy and Leslie.  279
 
SEAGER. – In sweet and unfading memory of our dear nephew, Cyril James SEAGER, who was called to rest on the 6th December, 1925. Fondly remembered by his loving Uncle Bert and Aunty Frieda.  272

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1928

BIRTHS

AITKEN. – At Sister CHISHOLM’s Nursing Home, on 3rd December, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. W. AITKEN (nee Connie IRELAND), a son.  329

DEATHS

KEITH. – William Scott, aged 19, at Dundee, on the 4th December, 1928.  3048

IN MEMORIAM

ROBERTS. – In loving memory of our dear grandmother (Jane ROBERTS) who fell asleep at Dundee on the 7th December, 1926.
Inserted by her grandson Arthur, and Winnie.  304

TREDOUX. – In affectionate remembrance of my dear husband, J.F. TREDOUX, who passed away December 7th, 1914.

WIGGILL. – Passed away at Edendale on 5th inst., Harriett Isabella, aged 3 years 2 months, youngest daughter of S. and J. WIGGILL.  332

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1928

MARRIAGES

RIES-FRIEND. – The wedding of Georgine FRIEND, of Fort Mistake, and Hartman RIES, of Vryheid, will take place at the Dutch Reformed Church, Ladysmith, on December 18th, at 2.30 p.m.  No cards.  No reception.  Address:  Crown Hotel.  333

IN MEMORIAM

SUTTON. – In loving memory of our Patrol Leader William Walter (V1) SUTTON, 6th Maritzburg Troop Boy Scouts, called to Higher Service 8th December, 1925.  343

WARDELL. – In ever loving memory of Pte. E. WARDELL, who was killed in action in France, December 8th, 1917.
Inserted by his Mother and Sister.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1928

DEATHS

WIGGILL. - Passed away at Edendale on 5th inst., Harriett Isabella, aged 3 years 2 months, youngest daughter of S. and J. WIGGILL.  332

IN MEMORIAM

ROXBURGH. – In loving memory of my dear daughter and our sister, Vida ROXBURGH, who died December 8th, 1922.  378

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1928

BIRTHS

LOGAN. – At the Sanatorium, Maritzburg, on 10th December, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. Rory LOGAN (nee Ida CURRY), a daughter.  Both well.  397

DEATHS

BURRILL. – At Maritzburg, on the 7th inst., Jessie (widow of the late Henry BURRILL), aged 77 years.  Late of Durban and Johannesburg.  391

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1928

BIRTHS

STEERE. – On the 10th December, to Mr. and Mrs. J.H. STEERE, a son.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1928

FIANCAILLES

JENKINS-SPICER – HOLT. – The engagement is announced of Evelyn (Eva), eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.L. HOLT, of Durban, and Frederick Geroge JENKINS-SPICER, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. JENKINS-SPICER, of Durban, Natal.  ei3212

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1928

BIRTHS

HULL. – On December 9 at Nurse CHISHOLM’s, Loop Street, Maritzburg, a bonny son.  Both well.  475

ENGAGEMENTS

ILLING-BIEBUYCK. – The engagement is announced of Nellie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. BIEBUYCK, Postmaster, Harrismith, and Herbert, son of Mr. W.A. ILLING, of Ladysmith.  3333

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1928

BIRTHS

SCHWEGMAN. – On December 12th, at Sanatorium, Pietermaritzburg, to Mr. and Mrs. G. SCHWEGMAN, a son.  Both well.  547

MARRIAGES

COPE-BENTLEY.- The marriage of Irene Francis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. BENTLEY, of Sproxton, New Hanover, to James Ferdinand COPE, son of Mr. and Mrs. D.S. COPE, of Mpofana, will take place at All Souls’ Church, New Hanover, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 5th, 1929.  Relatives and friends cordially invited.  No cards.  3398-ho

DEATHS

DOLPHIN. – Passed peacefully away on 12th December, 1928, at Johannesburg Hospital, Edwin Cowell DOLPHIN (Ted), aged 35 years, second son of Mr. and Mrs. E.G. DOLPHIN. of Sweetwaters, Natal.
Safely, safely gathered in,
Free from trouble, pain and sin.  548

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1928

BIRTHS

GIBSON. – At the Sanatorium, Maritzburg on 9th December, to Mr. and Mrs. P. GIBSON, a son, both well.  578

ROBINSON. – At Sister CHISHOLM’s Nursing Home, 371, Loop Street, to Mr. and Mrs. E.E. ROBINSON, Mooi River, on the 6th, a daughter.  573

IN MEMORIAM

BURGESS. – In loving memory of our dearly loved and only daughter, May, who passed away at Durban on December 17th, 1914.  Also our twin sons, Willie and Tom, at Dundee, September 17th and December, 1903. “Loved, remembered, longed for always” by Mummy and Daddy.  558

TUEDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1928

IN MEMORIAM

ATLEE. – In loving memory of our little son, Peter, who passed away on December 18th, 1927. Ever remembered by his loving Daddy and Mummy.  574

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1928

BIRTHS

THURSTON. – To Mr. and Mrs. Norman THURSTON, at The Rocks, Underberg, on December 10th, a son. 601

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1928

BIRTHS

MASON. – At the Sanatorium on the 18th December, to Mr. and Mrs. Jack MASON, Cope’s FOLLY, a daughter.  653

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1928

MARRIAGES

BLAND-RICHTER. – Married in Durban on Wednesday, the 19th December, 1928, Eva Lily, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David RICHTER, of Maritzburg, to James Louis, fourth son of Mrs. M. and the late John F.A. BLAND, of Harrismith.  3645

COPE-BENTLEY. – The marriage of Irene Francis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. BENTLEY, of Sproxton, New Hanover, to James Ferdinand COPE, son of Mr. and Mrs. D.S. COPE, of Mpofana, will take place at All Souls’ Church, New Hanover, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 5th, 1929.  Relatives and friends cordially invited.  No cards.

FLORENCE-PAINE. – The marriage of Gwendoline, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. PAINE, Greytown, to Harry, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. FLORENCE, Lumphanen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, will take place at the Wesleyan Church, Greytown, on 16th January, 1929, at 11.30 a.m.   (No Cards.)  Reception at Overtoun.

IRELAND-LAMBIE. – At St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Maritzburg, on Wednesday, December 19th, 1928, by the Rev. Ian McDONALD, M.A., Hilda Natalie LAMBIE, youngest daughter of Mrs. A.C. LAMBIE, and Fredeick John (Eric) IRELAND, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. IRELAND.  693
(Note:  Should read “Frederick”).

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1928

BIRTHS

HUNTER. – At Sanatorium, Maritzburg, on Christmas Eve, to Mr. and Mrs. R.W. HUNTER, of 10, Sanders Road, a son.  3735

JONES. – On the 22nd December at Durban, to Mr. and Mrs. S.F. JONES (nee Evelyn TIMMS), a son.  Both well.  3786

ENGAGEMENTS

GOLD-GODWIN. – The engagement is announced between Muriel Beatrice, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. E. GODWIN, of Port Shepstone, and Basil, second son of Mr. and Mrs. J. GOLD, of Batstone, Port Shepstone.  802

LADBROOKE-PLATT. – The engagement previously announced between Miss M. PLATT and Mr. C. LADBROOKE has now been broken off.  817

MARRIAGE

COPE-BENTLEY. – The marriage of Irene Francis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. BENTLEY, of Sproxton, New Hanover, to James Ferdinand COPE, son of Mr. and Mrs. D.S. COPE, of Mpofana, will take place at All Souls’ Church, New Hanover, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 5th, 1929.  Reception in Agriculatural Hall, New Hanover.  Relatives and friends cordially invited.  No cards.

FLORENCE-PAINE. – The marriage of Gwendoline, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. PAINE, Greytown, to Harry, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. FLORENCE, Lumphanen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, will take place at the Wesleyan Church, Greytown, on 16th January, 1929, at 11.30 a.m.  (No Cards.)  Reception at Overtoun.

HULETT-ESSERY. – On December 19 at St. Paul’s Church, Durban, by the Rev. E.W. BIBBY, Max, eldest son of Mr. H.E. HULETT, of Seaforth, Umhlali, to Doris daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.E. ESSERY, of Riet Valley, Chaka’s Kraal.  3792

McLEAN-POOLE. – The marriage of Edith Louise POOLE, younger daughter of Mrs. B.D. YOUNG, and Alastair only son of Mr. and Mrs. A. McLEAN, both of Maritz- will be solemnized at St. John’s Presbyterian Church on Saturday, 5th January, 1929, at 11.30 a.m.  No cards.  No reception.  741

NORD-HARRISON. – On 24th December, 1928, at Newcastle, Mabel Gertrude, daughter of R.T.H. HARRISON, of Greyridge.  Newcastle District, eldest son of late Benjamin St. George HARRISON, of Carrick on Shannon, Ireland, to Olaf NORD, of Lennoxton, Newcastle, eldest son of the late Captain Gunnur Gunnurson NORD, of Twedestrand, Norway.  Norwegian and Irish papers please copy.  3789

SILVER WEDDING

SCORGIE-FINDLAY. – On the 29th December, 1903, at the residence of Mrs. R. GARDNER, Charlestown, Natal, by the Rev. D. McFARLANE, Newcastle, Mr. Charles SCORGIE, blacksmith and miller, of Dannhauser, Natal, to Elizabth FINDLAY, second daughter of the late Charles FINDLAY, of Montrose, Scotland.  806
(Note:  Should read ‘Elizabeth’).

DEATHS

ACUTT. – Passed away peacefully at Empangeni Hospital, on December 20th, Jack Westray, the fourth son of Walter and Anne ACUTT. Thy will be done.  792

STEEL. – At Vrede on the 21st inst., Robert John, second son of the late Wm. and Mrs. STEEL, Newcastle, in his 42nd year.  803

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