Eastern Province Herald (later The Herald)

Eastern Province Herald 1939-1940

Port Elizabeth, Tuesday, September 3, 1939.

BIRTHS.

FIRTH-HOARE. To Mr and Mrs FIRTH-HOARE, 43 Lloyd Road, Walmer, at the Provincial Hospital on 3rd September, 1939, a daughter.


ENGAGEMENTS.

BOUGHTON – PASSMORE. The engagement is announced between Ruth, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs W.A. BOUGHTON of Cradock, and Bill, youngest son of Mr and Mrs E.S. PASSMORE, late of Kimberley.

COETZEE – VAN DER HOVEN. The engagement is announced of Bettie, only daughter of Mrs M. VAN DER HOVEN and the late Mr C.W. VAN DER HOVEN, to George, son of Mr and Mrs P.H. COETZEE, District Humansdorp.

LEVITAN – KATZ. The engagement is announced between Simon LEVITAN, of Port Elizabeth second son of Mr and Mrs I. LEVITAN, of Lithuania, to Sally, daughter of Mr and the late Mrs A. KATZ, of Paarl.

TAYLOR – PRIEST. The engagement is announced between Doris Enid, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs F. PRIEST, and James William, second son of Mr and Mrs W.L. TAYLOR, of Port Elizabeth.


MARRIED.

WARTSKI – CLOSENBERG. The marriage of Rita WARTSKI, daughter of Mrs Maurice COHEN and the late Leslie WARTSKI, to Harry, son of Mr and Mrs D. CLOSENBERG, took place on the 3rd September at 10.30 a.m. at the Yeoville Synagogue.


DEATHS.

JOHNS. Passed peacefully away at the Provincial Hospital, on the 4th September, 1939, Harold JOHNS aged 58 years. Funeral will leave 53 Mitchell Street, this (Tuesday) afternoon at 5 o’clock for the South End Cemetery.

LOGGENBERG. The funeral of the late Mary Charlotte LOGGENBERG, aged 35 years, will leave No 2 Gates Street this (Tuesday) afternoon at 3 o’clock for the North End Cemetery.


IN MEMORIAM.

ERSKINE. – In loving memory of our dear mother and my wife, Harriet Grey, who passed away on September 5th, 1931. Inserted by her husband, Myrtle and Thelma.

FALLS. - In loving memory of our dear Mother, Elizabeth, who passed away 5th September, 1935. Ever remembered by her loving daughters, Doris and Hazel.

JOHNSON. – In loving memory of our devoted Mother , who fell asleep on the 31st August, 1937. Fondly remembered by her son Douglas, daughter-in-law May, and grandchildren Pamela and Neville, Johannesburg.

MACCORMACK. - in loving remembrance of my darling daughter, Edith Florence MACCORMACK, who died on September 5th, 1928. Remembered by her loving Mother.

MILES. In loving memory of my dear wife and our mother, who passed away on the 5th September, 1934. Ever remembered by Henry, Desmond, Bryan and Hilda.

MILES. In loving memory of Ethel MILES (nee JENKINS), who died 5th September, 1934. Ever remembered by her parents.

MILES. In loving memory of our dear sister, Ethel, who passed away on September 5th, 1934. Ever remembered by Josie and Alwyn.

SOLOMON. In loving remembrance of our dear Dad, who departed this life 5th September, 1931. Remembered by Dorothy and Monica.

VAN DER MERWE. In loving memory of our dear Mother, who passed away 5th September, 1938. Remembered by Charlie, Lavinia and family.

Port Elizabeth, Wednesday, September 6, 1939

(This was a half page special edition).

NEW UNION CABINET.

Cape Town, Wednesday.

The new Union Cabinet is announced as follows:

General J.C. SMUTS – Prime Minister, External Affairs and Defence.

Colonel Denys REITZ – Native Affairs.

Mr J.H. HOFFMEYER - Finance and Education.

Mr R. STATTAFORD – Commerce and Industries.

Colonel W.R. COLLINS – Agriculture and Forestry.

Mr H.G. LAWRENCE – Interior and Public Health.

Mr F.C. STURROCK – Railways and Harbours.

Mr C.F. CLARKSON – Posts and Telegraphs and Public Works.

Mr W.B. MADELEY – Labour and Social Welfare.

Senator A.M. CONROY – Lands.

Doctor Colin STEYN – Justice.

Colonel C.F. STALLARD – Mines.

Major P.V.G. VAN DER BIJL – Minister without Portfolio.

(News by J.G. SUTHERLAND, House of Assembly, Cape Town.)


Port Elizabeth, Thursday, March 14, 1940

BIRTHS.

GILL. – To Sinnie, wife of Creswell GILL(Boet), a Son.

HARRISON – To Mr and Mrs Sam HARRISON, 71 Upper Hill Street, on the 12th March, a bonny Daughter.

TERBLANCHE. – To Mr and Mrs G.J. TERBLANCHE, a bonny Daughter, in the Provincial Hospital.

WEDDELL – To Mr and Mrs L.M. WEDDELL, at the Provincial Hospital, on the 13th instant, a Son.


ENGAGEMENT.

FEATHERSTONE – GROGAN. The engagement is announced of Kathleen Day, elder daughter of Captain and the late Mrs M.G. GROGAN and Wilfred Lane, youngest son of Mrs and the late Mr S. FEATHERSTONE, both of Port Elizabeth.

GUNN – YOUNG. The engagement has been announced of Miss Betty YOUNG, daughter of Mr K.M. YOUNG, of Durban, and the late Mrs YOUNG, and Lieutenant Hamish GUNN, of the Royal Scots, son of Dr and Mrs GUNN of Auchterarder, Perthshire.

KERSWILL – STIBBS. The engagement is announced of Miss Thelma STUBBS, only daughter of Mrs James Ayliff GINGELL and the late Mr STUBBS, of Kimberley, and Mr Kenneth Edward (Tim) KERSWILL. 2nd Lieutenant, South African Air Force, eldest son of Mr and Mrs E.J. KERSWILL, of Johannesburg.

TAYLOR – FERGUSSON. The engagement is announced of Joan FERGUSSON of Port Elizabeth, to Jack TAYLOR, of Melbourne, Australia.


DEATHS.

DOUGLAS-JONES. Passed peacefully away on the 13th March, 1940, Alfred Thomas, beloved husband of Ethel Constance DOUGLAS-JONES. Service in St John’s Church, Walmer, this (Thursday) afternoon at 3 o’clock.

EMMERSON. Shirley Ann, beloved infant daughter of Edith and Norman EMMERSON, passed peacefully away on the 11 inst. at the Children’s Hospital, Johannesburg, aged 14 months.


IN MEMORIAM.

MATTICKS. In loving memory of our dear mother, Winnie, who passed away on the 14th March 1938. Remembered by her daughter Irene, and son-in-law, Petrus.


Port Elizabeth, Tuesday, 11 June 1940.

ENGAGEMENT.

DE WITT – PRETORIUS. The engagement is announced of Dienie, only daughter of Major H.S. PRETORIUS, D.S.O., and Mrs PRETORIUS, of De RUST, Skeerpoort, and Mr Jacs DE WITT, of the irrigation Department, Pretoria, son of Mr and the lateMrs Jacs DE WITT of Upington.

GREEN – KILIAN. The engagement is announced between Iris GREEN, of Cape Town, and John Richard KILIAN, of Port Elizabeth.

HAYWARD – ELLISON. The engagement is announced between Joyce May, second daughter of Mr and Mrs O.G. HAYWARD, and Charles William, only son of Mr and Mrs W.P. ELLISON.

LAMONT – DREW. The engagement is announced between Dorothy Vivien, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs H. DREW, Maritzburg, to William Geddes, youngest son of Mr and Mrs C. LAMONT, Port Elizabeth. Both of Maritzburg.

McCOURT – CORLYON. The engagement is announced of Elsie Lucille, daughter of Mr and Mrs John D. CORLYON, of Parkwood, and Sydney, only son of Mr and Mrs T.J. McCOURT, of Harrismith.

ROMAIN – SMITH. The engagement is announced between Phyllis Doreen SMITH, youngest daughter of Mrs N. Smith and the late Mr T SMITH, and Sergeant ROMAIN of Cape Town.

SANDFORD – YOUNG. The engagement has been announced in London, of Cynthia, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs Desmond YOUNG, of Delhi, India, and Christopher, elder son of Major and Mrs G.C. Sanford, of London. Mr and Mrs Desmond YOUNG lived in South Africa for a number of years.


MARRIED.

BOOK – HARLEN. Married 5th June, 1940, St Alban’s Cathedral by the Dean of Pretoria, the Very Rev. C.R. RUMBOLD, Maria (Myra) Charlotta Matilda, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs N.H. BOOK, Port Elizabeth, and William Charles, son of Mr and Mrs W.E. HARLEN, Ealing, London.

BORCHARDT – FULLARD. The marriage of Miss Girlie FULLARD, eldest daughter of Mr G.J. FULLARD, M.P. for Kroonstad, and Mrs FULLARD, to Mr Chris BORCHARDT, younger son of Mrs C.F. BORCHARDT and the late Mr BORCHARDT, formerly of Germiston, took place at Boksburg East on Saturday.

BRABY – STEEL. The marriage took place recently of Miss Moyra STEEL, daughter of Mrs A.A. DICKENS and the late Mr Alfred STEEL, to Mr Horace BRABY, of the South African Air Force, son of Mr and Mrs A.C. BRABY of Durban.

CONNACHER – FOURIE. At the Dutch Reformed Church, Port Elizabeth on the 8th June, 1940, Gladys Winifred, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs W.L. Fourie, of Sydenham, to Charles Murdoch CONNACHER of Walmer.

DOUGLAS – HANKINSON. The marriage took place in Durban last Saturday of Miss Armorel HANKINSON, only daughter of Mr and Mrs J.H. HANKINSON, to Mr Gordon DOUGLAS, son of Mrs Douglas and the late Rev. Dr. R.B. DOUGLAS.

HAWKINS – MARSH. At St John’s Church, Havelock Street, by Rev KIRKBY on Saturday, June 8th, Thomas HAWKINS, 3rd eldest son of the late Mr and Mrs T.B. HAWKINS, to Phamie Agnes, only daughter of Mrs and the late Mr A.E. MARSH, formerly of Uitenhage.

ORSMOND - PERCY. Married in St Barnabas Church on the 8th June, 1940, Phyllis Irene PERCY to John ORSMOND, both of Port Elizabeth.

PERKINS – FEARON. Married at St Mary’s Collegiate Church by the Rev DE L’FAUNCE, on Saturday, 8th June, Leonard Ratcliffe, son of Mrs A. And the late Mr PERKINS and Margaret Lilla Edith, only daughter of Mrs and the late Mr D.A.O. FEARON.

TORNBLOW – CORDER. The marriage of Miss Lucia le Sueur CORDER, daughter of Mrs Barbara CORDER, of London, and the late Mr W.J. CORDER, of Grahamstown, and Flight Lieutenant H.A. TORNBLOW, R.A.F., took place in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, on Friday.


DEATHS.

FLOWERS. Died at the Provincial Hospital on the 10th June, 1940, Charles FLOWERS. Aged 45 years. Funeral will leave his late residence, 19 Gardner Street, this (Tuesday) afternoon at 4 o’clock, for the South End Cemetery.

GUYDON. Castell Demant passed away suddenly at Shortlands, near Grahamstown, on June 9th. Aged 80 years.

PEARCE. Passed Peacefully away at 26 Geard Street, on the 19th June, 1940, Isaac PEARCE. Aged 87 years. Interred North End Cemetery on the 10th instant.


Port Elizabeth, Thursday, November 7, 1940.

BIRTHS.

MEW. To Maude, wife of L.J. MEW , Zwartkops, a bonny Son, on the 5th November, at Salvation Army Mothers Home.

MILLER. On November 3rd, at Sister BOOYSENS Nursing Home, Graaff Reinet, to Bruce and Sonia, a Son.

VERMAAK. To Mr and Mrs J.J. VERMAAK, of Klipplaat, a Daughter on the 1st November, 1940, at Amanda, Naauwpoort.


BARMITZVAH.

SENDZUL. Moishe (Maurice), second son of Mr and Mrs A. SENDZUL, 24 Clevedon Road, will read a portion of the Law and Mafter at the Raleigh Street, Synagogue on Saturday, 9th November. At home, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.


DEATHS.

RUDANSKI. Max passed away suddenly November 3rd at De Aar.


IN MEMORIAM.

ROMAN. In loving memory of my loving husband Hendry, who passed away on 7th November, 1939.

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