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WILMOT The Wilmot State School "broke up" for the Christmas vacation on Thurs day, when DMr. Wilson presented the prizes. Twelve children gained full marks for attendance. Punctuality prizes were awarded to Gordon Knowles and Fay 'Glover, behaviour prizes to Ray Buxton and Joyco Bennett, and progress: prize to Leita Whitchurch. Miss Bugg, who has been assistant in the school for three months, and has made.many friends, has been notified ofl.her transfer to Forester. The contractor for the remodelling of the State School. MIr. R. V. Brown, of Ulyerstone, has made good progress with the work. A very old and highly-esteemed resl dent of the district in the person of Mrs. Vernham, passed quietly away at the home of her son, Mr. George Vern ham on Saturday morning. The funeral was condubted by ReV. O. Snell, of Shef field on Sunday afternoon, when there was a very large attendance. The de ceased lady was an indefatigable work er on behalf of Dr. Barnardo's Homes.