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MR. JOSEPH JACKSON
A well-known and widely- re spected citizen of the district, in the person oi Mr. Joseph Jackson passed away on Tuesday, at the age of 76 years. The late Mr. Jackson was a na tive of County Armagh (Ireland). Of the 59 years he spent in Vic toria, he lived the greater part in Camperdown. He was connected with the butchery trade a; Camperdown for a period of over 40 years, dur ing which time he built up for himself a reputation for honest and fair dealing. In the early days he was associated for a period with the late Mr. John Harvey and. following the dissolution of the partnership, launched out into business on his own account. As a committeeman of the Cam perdown Mechanics' Institute, for many "ears, the late Mr. Jackson took an active interest in the wel fare of thai institution. He also took a keen interest in the affairs of the Camperdown Turf Club, of which he was a member of the committee. The late Mr. Jackson was one oi the oldest members oi tne Cam perdown Bowling Club, and for many years his prowess as a bowler was acknowledged in all parts of the Western District and even in the metropolis. As far back as 1911. he was runner-up in the country singles championships. and he had performed creditably in rink championships. The new green of the Camper down club will always remain a monument to Mr. Jackson's inter est and initiative, for at his be hest last year it was regraced and sown, and he spared neither time nor money in bringing it to the splendid standard attained to-day. BOWLERS" .TRIBUTE At the Camperdown bowling green yesterday, where members of the Bailarat Bowling Associa tion were engaged in rink matches with Corangamite bowlers, the flag was Sown at half-mast, and Campercown rr.frr.cers wore black armbands as tributes of respect. Prior to the commencement of play leeiing reierence was mace o> Mr. G. Webb to the passing o: Mr. Jackion who. he pointed out. had been a club member" ror a period of over 40 years. All present ob served a minute's silence. death will be deeply regretted by a very large circle of friends, is survived by his widow and a family of two sons and two daugh ters. One son was killed in action during the Great .War. The funeral is appointed to leave his late residence. Albert Cres cent, for the Camperdown ceme tery at 2.30 o'clock this (Thursday' afternoon.