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TOE LATE MR. FRED INSTONL
Funeral at Fremantle.
The funeral of the late Mr. Fred In stone, J.P., of Eveleigh, 171 Hill-street, Fremantle, and late of Messrs. F. Instone and Co., Ltd., Fremantle, took place in
the (Jnurcn ot .England portion ot tne Fremantle cemetery on Saturday morning, in -the presence of a large gathering. The Rev. Canon E. M. Colhck conducted a service at Mr. Instone's home, and also officiated at the graveside. Mr. Instone was born at Wolverhamp ton (England), and had been a resident of Fremantle fgr 45 years. He was for some years a member of the board of the Fremantle Hospital, of which he was for a time chairman. He took a keen interest in municipal affairs, and was a coun cillor of the Fremantle Council from 1898 to 1901. Canon Collick, in an address at the graveside, referred to his sense of jus tice and kindness.
The chief mourners were. .Messrs. _A. K. and L. I. Strutton and F. G. Higham (nephews). The pall-bearers were the Mayor of Fremantle (Mr. F. E. Gibson), Messrs. H. J. Craig, R.M., G. L. David son (Commercial Travellers' Association of W.A.), J. W. Bateman (Chamber of Commerce, Fremantle), Captain Robert Laurie, Messrs. C. M. Purdie, J.P., Charles Hudson, Frank Cadd, J.P., F. C. Feely, W. H. Davies, S. E. Grimwood, and W. Hooper.
Among those present were air. \v. u. Ang sin, Mr. J. J. Holmes, M.L.O., the Mayor of S'orth Fremantle (Mr. A. Turton), Cre. R. Gordon, W. P. Griffiths, R. Rennie and J. M. Farrell, Inspector Speddinj? Smith, Dr. H. J. Lotz, Captains R. J. Sinclair, A. Mills, J. H. Cbilvers, rod H. J. Clark, Messrs. Tom Carter (chairman), md G. V. McCartney (manager, Fremantle Har bour Trust), B. Fannon, R. O. Rule, W. T. Lang, F. Browne, R. C, E. and J. O. Purdie, F. and A. L. Gibson (Instone and Co.), Harry Bennett (manager, Fremantle Harbour Works), A. T. Hookway (Fremantle Hospital Board), W. J. Winterbottom (president), and E. T. Uarillier (secretary, W.A. Turf Club), F. E. Bounslow (Metters, Ltd.), J. H. Marshall (Mc Lean Bros, and Rigg), F. Simper (Westralian Farmers, Ltd.). N. H. Simpson (Fremantle R.S.L.), S. T. Reilly (John Lysaght, Ltd.), L. Facius, F. Sears and F. R. Tebbutt (Dalgety ind Co.), D. F. Carrey (Bank of Australasia), M. H. J. Otto (W.A. Employers' Federation), E. S. Barker and G. B. Thompson (W.A. Trustee Co.). S. J. Mills and W. Harburn (Mills and Ware, Ltd.), W. H. Tickell, J. D. Morrison, H. Price, E. M. Blythe, R. D. Hancock, J. W. Hugall, J. A. Wilson, and C. H. Nicholas (Fre mantle Golf Club), Const. D. Stewart, Messrs. 0. W. Walker, M. and W. Blackwood, a Furphy, J. Wilkim, G. E. Lovegrove, T. Bucknell, A. J. Mitchell, A. H. Bryant, A. S. Chipper, W. J. Sumpton, J. Samson, J. Cooke, F. C. Thorsen, J. C. Finch. H. Holmes, A. B. V. Mackay, J. H. Barsden, C. Rudland, L. C. Manning, C. W. Amott, H. W. Caesar, H. G. Smith, Lea Arnutt, J. A. Lilly, J. V. Ban Held, W. Potter, M. E__Solomon, A. F. Collyer, A. C. Shack, T. Ollrich, J. Rudland, AV. Bateman, T. O. Gulden, G. Waterhouse, W. Merralls, F. E. Wigmore, A. P. Hamilton, G. E. Pearse, J. E. Abbott, C. Parsons, G. S. Staton, A. G. Knox, C. A. Hudson, W. Hancock, J. H. Payne, J. A. Naylor, J. M. Purser, R. B. Carter, H. H. Oxbrow, P. C. Webster, W. J. Jennings, W. C. Barrett, J. A. Hicks, K. L. and A. W. Campbell, If. Jefferies, A. Fleming, A. E. Forbes, 'A. Evens, C. H. Bolton, K. B. Bolton (repre senting L. B. Bolton). S. R. Pearse, G. H. Wheeler, G. Ridgway, A. Sandover, H. A. Her bert, R. A. Smith. A. T. Wardle, W. E. Collins, P. W. Smith, F. Hollis, H. McGovern, O. F. Ick, J. E. Wilson, H. M. Grose, W. F. Samson and P. ? Badham, and Mesdames C. M. Purdie, As Rippen. J. Bryant and O. Rudland. The 'hearse was laden with beautiful floral tributes, among which were wreaths from all over the State, and widespread expressions of sympathy lave been extended to the bereaved relatives. Tfaie funeral arrangements wei* carried out by ArUuv g. Daviet and Co.