New Zealand's Jubilee 1890 the First Fifty Years of Our History

New Zealand's Jubilee 1890 the First Fifty Years of Our History

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...PROCESSION. This, the earliest and most imposing feature of the day's proceedings, took place at half-past nine. For some time previous to starting the streets along the route of march were thronged with thousands of spectators anxious to secure every point of vantage for sigh tseeing. The streets were gaily decked with bunting. As the various societies marshalled into procession in regalia, headed by their banners, the spectacle presented was an animated one in the vicinity of the rendezvous at Ponsonby Reservoir, Karangahape and Ponsonby Roads. When the procession moved off several thousands of people were congregated at the junction of the above thoroughfares. Shortly after the time appointed (halfpast nine a.m.) Marshal T. Cole had succeeded in arranging the procession, and it moved off headed by two mounted troopers of the Armed Constabulary--Constables Walker and Kelly--followed by Marshal Cole in a carriage, and then succeeded the Artillery Band (Bandmaster R. Hunter), playing a lively military quickstep. First in the procession was a carriage containing His Worship the Mayor (Mr. J. H. Upton), the Town Clerk (Mr. P. A. Philips), and Mr. A. E. Devore (president of the Auck i land Jubilee Committee); second carriage: Councillors D. Goldie, C. Atkin, J. J. Hol land, J. Swales, and P. Dignan; third car riage: Councillors Grey, Trenwith, Warren, and Davies: fourth carriage, Councillors D. I F. Evans, Heweon, J. Patterson, and Lavers; fifth carriage contained represen tative members of the Auckland Jubilee Committee: Dr. Campbell, Captain H. F. Anderson, R. Cameron, and A. S. Russell. 1 Then followed the various societies and organisations in the order hereunder named as drawn by lot: --The Loyal Orange Institution mustered strongly, 36 lodges...
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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236535545
  • 9781236535542