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Typo: A Monthly Newspaper and Literary Review, Volume 4



At Boston, on 10th August, John Boyle O'Reilly, editor of the Pilot, aged 46 years.

Mr J. R. Cuttle, for some years editor of the late Dunedin Evening Herald, died in Dunedin on the 28th inst.

On 18th July, at Geneva, Miss Lydia Becker, a well-known philanthropist, member of the Manchester School Board, and editor of the Woman's Suffrage Journal.

On the 5th July, at Berlin, Mr Heinrich Hagemann, aged 52. Mr Hagemann was the inventor of the matrix-stamping machine, a modification of the mechanical composer, in which types are done away with, and the characters are stamped singly on flong, from which a stereotype cast is afterwards taken.

Miss Marianne North, an accomplished traveller, artist, and botanist, has lately died from the effects of an illness contracted in South America. A few years ago she made a long tour through New Zealand and Australia, painting the local scenery and flora. On her return she presented her fine collection of paintings to the nation, and they are now in the Botanic Picture Gallery, at Kew Gardens.

Mr J. D. Garwood, formerly proprietor of the Akaroa Mail, died a few days ago, in his 60th year, leaving a widow and four children. Mr Garwood came out as one of the Lyttelton Times printing staff in the 50's; and in 1858 went into business at Akaroa. In conjunction with Mr Herbert Bridge, he purchased the Mail from Mr Ivess, and after he had disposed of his interest was a frequent contributor to the paper. He had held the position of Mayor, and was a prominent Freemason.