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I HONOURING THE DEAD. I

MARYBOROUGH, Monday.

An in memonam service in connection with the death in South Africa of Lance Corporal Geiald Mnssej Ivoi Wilkinson, of lullibardme's Scottish Horse, waa held in

the town hall last night, and was attended bv an cnoimous congregation, many being unable to obtain admission The Rev

Canon Harris, of Christ Church, conducted the set vice ind preached the sermon The borough councillors, mounted i liles, nile club, cadets, and other publie bodies at tended, and evidenced the îespect in which tihc deceased soldier was hold and the synt patliy extended to the mother and rclti

tives During the offeitory "The Death of Nelson " and at the conclusion of the set

vice the "Dead Alaneh" in "Saul" vvere

rendered by the M U I O O T Band

At the Presbyterian Church, yosterda) morning the Rev J G Sterling, in the com se of lus seimon, rcfcried to the death of Lance-Corporal Wilkinson, and also of Lieutenant Stanley Reid He remarked Hint the last narncd had been a Piesby terian minister in Acetona, but subse quentl) was stationed in Western Alla trtln When the war broke out he YOIUII

teered as chaplain, but not being accepted, and being eagci to go to the war, he offered ns a private, and wits accepted Ile passed successfully through the carliei stages of the val, and then leturned to Austral! i, but when a fourth contingent was called for he offered himself again, and this time -vas accepted na a lieu

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