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the HAVELOCK TOBACCO COMPETITION results - New Zealand 1914

Journal by ngairedith

In 1914 a competition was run by the Havelock Tobacco Company where the person who sent in the most Tobacco Tags, or Seals from 2oz Flake Cut, or Lids from 'Havelock' Mixture 2oz Tins, or Bands from 'Havelock' 4oz Tins (bands from the 4oz mixture counted as two) would win the prize of £100 (the Tags, Seals, Lids or bands could be assorted)

the prizes (with current equivalent value in brackets) were:
- (current value calculated using the 1914 - 2010 CPI)

1st prize - £25 ($3,482)
2nd prize - £15 ($2,089)
3rd prize - £10 ($1,392)
4th prize - £7 ($975)
5th prize - £5 ($696)
6th prize - £3 ($417)
7th prize - 50/-
8th prize - 40/-
9th prize - 30/-
10th prize - 25/-
11th prize - 20/-
12th prize - 15/-

To the 52 persons who returned the next largest number each received 10/- each (about $70)

It was drawn in May 1914 and the winners were:

1st - Thomas POWLEY, George St, Milton Otago

2nd - W. McLAUGHLIN, 17 Romilly St, Westport

3rd - C. A. OPIE, Winchester, South Canterbury

4th - George HOLLAND, 17 McClaggan St, Dunedin

5th - M. A. McLEOD, Queens drive, Maranui, Wellington

6th - J. R. WRAY, Northerm Hotel, Oamaru

7th - William HALLIDAY, 22 Horatic St, Christchurch

8th - Thomas NOBLE, Dunsdandel, Canterbury

9th - J. CHURCHILL, Seddon St, Ravensbourne, Dunedin

10th - A. LARSEN, General Post Office, Wellington

11th - Alfred LEWIS, 3 Bolton Terrace, Wellington

12th - Harry THOMAS, Eden St, Eden Terrace, Auckland

the following won 10s each
- (I have put into alphabetical order for easier reading) -

ADSETT - Miss Ida, Smith St, Mangatera, Manawatu
- Ida (1900-1964) was born to Arthur Adsett & Mary Hitchman, so was 14 at the time of the competition. She married Leslie Clifford Collett (1896-1979) from Gore, in 1921

ARMISHAW - Cameron, 105 Athol Place, North Dunedin
- Cameron (1898-1962) was born in Dunedin to Cameron Troupe Armishaw & Isabella Ross. He married Clarice Victoria Atkins in 1930

BARNETT - Richard, Wyndham, Christchurch

CHING - Ernest, 2 Hankey St, Mt Cook, Wellington

COLE - James, Otautau, Southland

DAVIS - H. B. c/o Post Office, Otira, Weat Coast

DAY - Miss Milly, 1 Tewsley St, Dunedin

DIAS - Mrs R. 35 Wyndham St, Auckland

DONNELLY - F. E. c/o Canterbury Hotel, Lyttelton

DUNCAN - George, Box 2, Stirling, Otago

FITZSIMMONS - H. A. c/o Post Office, Milburn, Otago

FULCHER- Miss Stella, Te Kuiti, King COuntry

GUEST - Norman E. Clyde St, Balclutha

HOLT - H. T. Roslyn Terrace, Mt Albert, Auckland

HUNT - John, 171 Burnett St, Ashburton, Canterbury

JACKSON - A. T. Hastwell, Mauriceville, Masterton

JENKINS - J. H., Whangamomona, Taranaki

JONES - T. H. Arthur St West, Onehunga, Auckland

LAPWORTH - Lionel, 24 College St, Wellington

MARTIN - A. c/o Wanganui Dairy Co, Aramoho

MATHER - R. Maheno, Otago

McCULLOUGH - R. Saddler, Marton, Manawatu

McDONALD - James R., Jessel St, Grey Lynn, Auckland

McINTYRE - W. 17 Bathgate Rd, South Dunedin

McKENZIE - R. 7 Tarley St, Kaikorai, Dunedin

McLOUGHLIN - E. 18 Duke St, Auckland

MILLS - R. L. Spring Creek, Marlborough

MOONEY - P. Cromwell, Otago

NEIGHBOURS - A. Waimangaroa, Westport

NOONAN - D. 12 Ranfurly St, Hornby, Christchurch

PARTEL - G. Ravensbourne, Dunedin

PHYSICK - Charles, 26 Lorne St, Te Aro, Wellington

ROBERTSON - Miss, Halfmoon Bay (Stewart Bay or Auckland??)

ROBINSON - James, Buller St, Waihi, Coromandel/Waikato

ROLLINSHAW - J. W. 14 Princes St, Enwood, Invercargill

SHEPHERD - Walter, 20 North St, Timaru

SIMPSON - E. J. 7 Queen St, Petone, Wellington

SMITH - John S, Onslow St, Bluff

SUNDERLAND - Lance, Mansfor Town, Port Chalmers

TAYLOR - Thomas, 38 William St, Timaru

THOMSON - Miss Jane, 131 Tasman St, Wellington

TONER - E. S. 37 Brougham St, South Dunedin

TREGEA - G. 20 Clarke St, Dunedin

TRUMANN - Mr, Jackson St, Petone

VENNELL - Miss V. Te Aharau, Carterton, Wairarapa

WALLACE - William, 45 George St, Port Chalmers

WARD - Miss G. M. Victoira Ave, Invercargill

WILLS - W. H., Blacksmith, c/o Ikawai Post Office, Canterbury

WOODS - T. 99 Don St, Invercargill

WOOLDRIDGE - Ernest, Tablet Porter, Maewa, Wanganui

WRIGHT - D. & C. 25 George St, Auckland

WRIGHT - J. 29 Baker St, Auckland

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