Monthly Archives: March 2014

Mayor shoots poet

1920 Mayor shoots poet D’Arcy Cresswell On 15 May, Whanganui Mayor Charles Mackay shot the poet and returned soldier Walter D’Arcy Cresswell. The latter, who was only slightly injured, alleged that Mackay had made homosexual advances to him in the mayoral … Continue reading

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OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ COLUMN Otago Daily Times , Issue 13141, 26 November 1904, Page 8——-10–261—-0diana+goddess– With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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Horror in Gisborne

SUICIDE AT GISBORNE. Horowhenua Chronicle , 19 February 1915, Page 3——-10–1—-2blood+everywhere– with thanks to the national library of New Zealand

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Tree Worship

some frazarian speculations from the Northen Advocate  , attesting to  the interest in the origin of custom common to the late 19th and early 20th century TIMELY TOPICS Northern Advocate , 30 May 1925, Page 9——-10–1—-2dion+fortune– with thanks … Continue reading

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