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DEATH OF MR. E. TERRY.

Tho death took placo yesterday of Mr fldward Terry, aged 68 years, a well-known lCbldent of the Ryde district, where he had ícsldod for upwards of 40 years Mr Terry had only boen 111 for a few weeks Drs Scott faklrviug and Fiaschi, who found him suffer- ing from an affection of tho Uvor, had little Lopes from tho outset, and the patient gradu ally sank, and passed away at his rcsldcnc', Eastwood Houso, in tho early hours of tua mornings Mr Teiry took a lively interest In tho political and municipal life of the dis- trict Ho was the first Ma>or of Rydo, and on two subsequent occasions, ho Ulled tho Mayoral chair For three years he represent- ed tho old electorate of ll>do in the Legis lalho Assembly Subsequently, Mr Frank Iarnoll defeated him, but when Mr Farnell resigned tho seat for a position on the Fish- eries Board, Mr Terry was again elected 'Hie redistribution of beats followed and Air Torry stood down at the next election in fav- our of tho selected Liberal and Refoijn can- didate At tho last election, however, Mr Terry contested the Parramatta seat with Mr Moxham, who defeated him Tho deceased loaves a widow and three bons and foul daugh- ters Three of tho daughters are married Tho funcial will take place to day 'Hit Interment will bo made in tho fanill} \ault at fat Ann's Cemetery, Ride

Sportsraou throughout New South Wales will leam with regret of tho death of Mr Terry who'was well known as an enthusias- tic sportsman, and a capable and fearless cross-country horseman Slnco early man- hood, he had been identified with hunting, and for many yoars was Master of the Sydney Hunt Club, of which ho was the mainstay, and held orfico long after a Bevoro accident lu the hunt- ing Hold In 1810 lncapaoltatod him from taking an activo part la the game Mr Terry was alBo a member of tho Australian Jockey Club mid tho Sydney Turf Club, and during his long connection with the natlonul spoit, bo owned a number of jumping horses among tho best of whom were rcarnought (by Panic) and Cymbal (by The Drummer)

With tho former, ho secured tho Hurdlo Race al tho amateur races, hold at Randwick in January 1878; while Cymbal won the Sydney Hunt Club's Point to Point Steeplechase, 1890. prior to which the son of Tho Drumraor was successful over tho light timber, his victorian including tho Hurdlo Race at Sydnoy Turf Club's Anniversary Meeting, 1S81Î Lord of tho Forest (his favourite hunter), Tatta, Whitby, Rejected, Fergus, and Drummer Boy woro also horses owned and raced by tho deceased sportsman In tho "seventies" and "eighties" Mr Torry was a prominent uguie at tho picnic .rare meetings and rodo with I Burcess at Tirranna, Bong Bong, Bligh and other reunions Mr, Torry's three Bons, Eric I Clive, and Trevor, all tako kindly to the sport their father loved so woll.

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