MR. J. ADAMS.
A NATIVE of Cobden, Mr. Jack Adams, aged 82 years, died at Warrnambool Base Hospital on March 9. He had been in hospital only one day, although he had been ailing for about a fortnight. The late Mr. Adams, who was a splendid citizen and esteemed by all, lived the whole of his life in Cobden, had carried out farming pursuits and was keenly in terested in the district. He was a member of a pioneer family. Surviving members of that family are Mrs. W. Drew, of Melbourne (form erly of Cobden), Edward (Cobden), Alfred (Allans ford), George and Robert (Cobden). Mr. Adams leaves a widow, who resides in Cob den, two sons, Michael and Sam, and two daughters, Annie (Mrs. Alan McKen zie) and Mary, also residents of Cobden. There are 10 grandchildren. To Mrs. Adams and family the sincere sympathy of all will be extended. The funeral took place to the Cobden cemetery on March 11, following a service at St. Mary's Church of England, Cobden, the Rev. A. S. Nicholas officiating at the service and at the graveside. Coffin-bearers were Messrs M. and S. Adams (sons), Alan McKenzie (son-in-law) and P. Adams (nephew). Pall bearers were Messrs. E. Ad ams, snr., Alfred and Robert (brothers), E. Adams, jnr., W. and C. Adams (nephews), F. Williams and Alex. Wilson. Mr. W. Roberts, Cobden, had charge of the arrange ments.