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Typo: A Monthly Newspaper and Literary Review, Volume 4



Recently, Mr John Thirkell, formerly of the Sheffield Telegraph, and latterly proprietor and editor of the Shanghai Courier.

Lately, at Motueka, Nelson, Dr Greenwood, aged 87, some time editor of the Nelson Examiner, inspector of schools under the provincial system, principal of Nelson College, and more recently sergeant-at-arms.

On 14th May, at Brooklyn, Robert Lindsay, head of the newly-organized firm of George Bruce's Sons & Co., type-founders. He was only 39 years of age, and the cause of death was heart-failure, following an attack of « the grip. » He had a great taste both for the mechanical and fine arts.

Mr Oliver B. Bunce, editor of Appleton's publications, died on 15th May, of consumption, aged 62. He had been connected with the firm for over twenty-five years. He was the author of « Don't, » a little book which appeared anonymously, and of which 100,000 copies were sold.

Major Gudgeon, an old new Zealand colonist, lately died at Melbourne. He was quartermaster of the Wanganui Militia during the war, and afterwards lived at the Thames and Auckland. He was the author of a number of books on the war in New Zealand. His son, Mr W. E. Gudgeon, is a Judge of the Native Lands Court, and is also known as a writer on Maori subjects.