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MAN AND SON SWEPT TO .*.
FLOODS IN. QUEENSLAND.
A farmer and his son were swept to their deaths by a raging torrent in Eudlo Creek, near Palmwoods, to-day, while trying to cross on horseback.
The victims were Frederick Alfred Humphries, 34, and Frederick Humph-
Flooding over a wide area of coastal Queens- land continued to-day. Subsidences of water in some places revealed extensive damage. Roads have been broken, washaways have occurred on railway tracks, fences have been flattened,*! crops ruined, and bridges damaged.
The sun shone for half an hour in Brisbane, for the first time this week. Eleven inches ol rain have fallen hi Brisbane in four days. Somerset Dam township is likely lo be iso- lated by floods until early next week, and the township of Kilcoy is still ringed by floods.
Interstate air services were again aban- doned to-day, and most inlrastato servicc*. were cancelled.