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RUTHERFORD. —On September 3, at Rutherwood. Albany. W.A.. Ethel K. (Dot) dearly beloved wife of John Rutheford. and daughter of .the late John Moody, of Orroroo
RUTHERFORD-MOODY. - On the 28 April, at the residence of the bride's parents, Pekina House, Orroroo. by the Rev. C. K. Doudney. M.A.. John Rutherford, Esq.. of Rutherwood, Albany, Western Australia, to Ethel K., daughter of Mr. John Moody. '
LATE JOHN RUTHERFORD
The death occurred yesterday in a private hospital in Perth of Mr. John Thomas Rutherford, a pioneer settler of the Torbay district, in his 80th year. He leaves a family
: of two daughters, both resident at j j Torbay. His wife predeceased him ;
several years ago. j i The late Mir. Rutherford was or- j
iginally associated with timber j j milling in the Torbay district, and j j later took up land in the district, j
; developing on it one of the best- ¡ ; known and most successful orch- j ards in the State. Apples export- j ed from his "Rutherwood" prop- | j erty took premier awards at Ber- ;
: Jin and London Exhibitions many j \ years ago. The late Mr. Rüther- ! ; ford took a keen interest in dis- j ! trict affairs, and was a member of ! I the Albany District Road Board j ¡ for some years, holding office as j
1 Chairman from 1928 to 1930.
; The funeral will take place to- j . morrow (Friday) afternoon in tbe j ; Church of England Cemetery, Al- j i bany, leaving Mr. H. C. Prior's }
! private mortuary in Grey Street, ¡ j East, at 2.30 o'clock.
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Mr. John Thomas Rutherford, of Rutherwood, a well-estab lished fruit and dairying property in the Torbay district controlled by the Misses Rutherford, died recently. He was born at Kadnook. aear Penola, South Australia, in 1868 and was educated at Queen's College, St. Kilda (Vic.). He spent three years in Queensland acquir ing station knowledge. He came to this State in 1890 and took up the property now known as Ruther wood. He then spent a year or so abroad and on his return made two prospecting trips to the outback goldfields. He finally settled on his holding in 1897 and in the follow ing year married Miss E. K. Moody, of SA. His wife predeceasel him.
RUTHERFORD.---On September 3, at Rutherwood. Torbay. Ethel Kate. beloved wife of John Thomas Rutherford; loving mother of Ethel and Isabelle; aged 69 years
ate Mrs. Ethel Rutherford.
The funeral of the late Mrs. Ethel Ruth- erford took place on Friday last, when the remains were laid to rest, in the Church of
England Cemetery, Albany, the Revd. K. D. Andrews-Baxter performing the last sad
rites. Deceased came to this district\f rom j South Australia 44 years ago, with her hus- j bany,* Mr. John Rutherford, and settled sti Torbay, they being among the first pioneers ¡j of that area, having engaged in various farming pursuits, including orchard, Guern- sey cattle stud, and other activities. The deceased lady during her long sojourn there had engaged in every woman's organisation, and was ever ready to offer advice or assist-: ance. She will indeed be sadly missed by a particularly large circle of friends and! admirers. She leaves a husband and 2 j daughters (Ethel and Isobel ) to mourn their 1 loss. She had not been in the best of health for a- good while, but her sudden demise I came as a shock to all who knew and re- spected her so well.
The pallbearers were Messrs. A, C. Vaughan, B. Burvill (chairman of the Al- bany Road Board), T. Marshall, R. T. Wolfe, j W. Brainbridge and Wally Sampson, while
the chief mourners were the husband and 2 daughters, and Mr. Geo. Manley. There was a large and representative assemblage
of, town and district residents present at the graveside to pay their last respects. Mr.
H. C. Prior attended to the funeral arrange- ;
Beautiful floral tributes were placed on j the mound from the following:-Husband ! and Daughters; M. Ingoldby; McAUum Hen-.j ning; Torbay Ladies' Social Club; Members i Torbay Branch Australian Red Cross Soc- | iety; Messrs. Drew, Robinson & Co.; Mern- j
bers of the Committee Rest House; Mrs. A.
R. Home and boys; Mrs. Glyde, Elsa and I Geoff; The Elleker Women's Friendly Club; j
Ruth and Eva; Lil and Hope Burvill; Mr. j and Mrs. A. fc. Vaughan; Pat and Charlie Wittenoom; Nellie and Kenneth; Mr. and Mars. Newton Sharp and Jean; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Farr and the Feltons; Bram and Lily; Mr. and Mrs. Sibbald, Ruth and John; Mr. and Mrs. Whittem and family; M. E. Wood; Doris, George and little Mervyn Croxford; Lou and Con Puls, Jessie and George; Mr. and Mrs. G. Moxon; Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Puls and family; Mr. and Mrs. Fidock; Mir. and Mrs. A. N. Puls and family; Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Morris and family; Mr. and Mrs. A. Bas
ilico and family; Mr. and Mrs. Hutchings - and family; Mrs. Buckeridge, Margaret and Alan; Mrs. Puls, senr.; Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Hortin; Mr. and Mrs. j. Shirley and fam ;ily; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Burvill and family; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mowforth, Edna and Mrs; Little; Mr. and Mrs. Firby, Marjorie and Joan; Mr. and Mrs. Sussex; Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Fennel and family; Mrs. M. A. -Hortin; Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Manley and family; J. and E. Joyce; Mr. and Mrs. P Buckeridge, Syd and Lloyd; Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Edmunds and family; Mr. and Mrs. Len Cake; Mr. and Mrs. F. Hortin and
LATE MR. JOHN RUTHERFORD
The funeral of the late Mr. J. Rutherford, of "Rutherwood," Tor bay, took place in the Church of England Cemetery, Albany, on Friday, February 8, Rev. W. B. Kirby officiating.
The chief mourners were Misses E. and I. Rutherford (daughters) and Mr. Forrester (nephew).
The pall-bearers were Cr. J. W. McKeown, Messrs. C. E. Bolt, S. J. Hicks (Chairman, Albany Road Board), R. T. Wolfe, T. Firby and H. G. Manley.
There was a large and represen tative attendance at the cemetery.
Wreaths were received from daughters Ethel and Isobelle; Will, Erna and family; relatives in the Eastern States; Ted* Kinnear; Chairman, Members and Staff of Albany Road Board; Mr. and Mrs. W. Ingleton; Mr. and Mrs, Man ley; Mr. and Mrs. Bolt and fam ily; Mr. and Mrs. Sibbald, Ruth and John; Torbay Branch of Aus tralian Red Cross Society; Com mittee Women's Rest House; McA. Henning; Ruth, Eva, Tib and Hope; Mrs. Glyde and family; S. G. Gold smith and L. Stevens; P. W. and A. M. Buckeridge; Mr. and Mrs. G. Burvill and family; M. E. Wood; George, Dorrie and Mervyn Crox ford; Mr. and Mrs. J. Shirley and family; Directors and Staff Wes tralian Farmers, Albany; the Adams family; Messrs. Drew, Rob inson and Co. Ltd.; Management and Staff R. Bell and Co.; Mr. and Mrs. A. Shirley and family; Mr. and Mrs. Mowforth and Edna; Mr.
and Mrs. T. Fennell and family; . ' Bram and Lily; Mr. and Mrs. A. Basilico; Mrs. M. A. Piggott and family; Mr., and Mrs. A. E. Puls; Mr. and Mrs. C. Grayson; Mrs. C. Puls arnhfamily; Mr. and Mrs. W. North and family; Mr. and Mrs. Max Puls and family; Caimanos family; Edmunds family; Mr. and Mrs. F. Pease; and J. and E. Fid
Mr. H. C. Prior conducted the funeral arrangements.
The late Mr. Rutherford was born at Benalla, in Victoria, and came to the Albany district as a young man of 20. He worked for some time at the Torbay sawmills, and then took up land nearby, de veloping one of the best orchards in the district, his apples several times winning gold medal awards in exhibitions in Germany and Eng land. He married Ethel Kate Moody in South Australia, and they had two daughters, Ethel and Iso belle, who still reside at "Ruther wood." Mrs. Rutherford died some years ago. The late Mr. Ruther ford took a keen interest in dis trict affairs, and had held office as Chairman of the Albany District