"During the last ten years or more" continued Mr. Curtis. "Mr. de Lissa has been an ardent supporter of amateur theatricals, and himself played an active part in many amateur organisations, both as a performer, and more latterly as coach. He was well-known as an entertainer at club smoke concerts and kindred Masonic functions. Mr. de Lissa was chairman of the Wharf-storemen's Wages Board and had his last meeting on Friday night. His death will materially delay the proceedings of the Board."
Olivia Lone Bear, who had disappeared nine months earlier, would have stayed in her watery grave had it not been for the determination of amateur detective Lissa, who refused to give up the search when police failed to find her. 041b061a72