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The death - occurred in Melbourne cm Siturdajr of Mr. GiWfi-H--Schuler,^e«itor oft^The-Sge.^.'Mrri8cnuler''wa8 born in 1854, at. Frankfort, and- came to Australia

a?.'i.boy; ? tHe began Jus'^iress career' in Behdigo, ' and, ' in' 1879,' joined ' the' staff of. The ^Age,«f which he -was chief of staff fof-many; years.*- fie -was promoted' to the editors .chair, 26 jjears ago, 'He-leaves a widow and twq' daugbter»..'. His only sou was -killed in-Franeej *?? '. - - ^?Mrgr-Prisialla Rankin, wil'e of Mr. A. K Karikin,' bf Edison street, '8(. LeinHrds, Glenelg (a carpenter in- the employ of the Railway* Department}^ died suddenly at 6.30 ; on-. Sunday evening. ..'Death was due to heart failure. Mrs. Rankin, .who was well _ known jn Glenelg, .where she lived for many years, was 57. year a of age. She had 10 children, 'eight of wh'oin .survive. Th.ey are^MesdamefFfank Kayries (Colo nel liight 'Gardens), P. Mitchell - (Peter borough), S'.'GrpsBer (Croydon),- Walter Gofdfiiicb/ (Glenelg)^ C. Hill (Clenelgi, 3iessrs; A.. J.~(Novar Gardens), and George Alexander and Miss Jean Rankir. There are also eight grandchildren. . . Our. Paris correspondent ' announces the death of Jean 'Riohepin, a French poet, noVelbt^and dramatist, ,' and ' cliancellor of the 'French Academy since 11123. He -was -born at Mcdeah, Algeria, in AS19, the j»n of an army surgeon, and has written mjiny -.notable poems,1 stories, *an3 plays. The.- death of Mr. H; S. Dunn; at his residence; Ormidale, Mount Barker, on December 1$ was expected, as he had been in failing health for some time. He .was jrfhis seventy-second year, was born at Winkleigh, Devonshire, England; and was educated at .Middle Class School, North Tawton, and -Exeter' College. - Mr. ? Dunn gained .an. excellent knowledge of stock on. tie paternal : In 1881 he accompanied his father to South Australia, and was associated with him in farming pursuits at the Breinety. near Callington. Three -years later Mr. Dunn, sen., returned to the- old country, and his son, after carrying on the . Bremer holding for Boine-.time, bcearne' identified --with -graz- ing pursuits in the neighbourhood of Burra. Deddinsrto take a Jrii} to England, he sold his northern property, and on his return eventually became proprietor of Dartmoor Estate,- near Narracoorte. On leavine Narracoorte in 1913, Mr. Dunn

resided - at. Mount Barker, having pur* chased Ormidale from Mr. L. A. Williams. Shortly afterwards he. made another trip to- England, and returned in 1915. Mr. Dunn was a nephew of tie late Mr. Johu !Qpnn{..of Mount Barker,, a well-known mil Jep,-','s#d married -Lillias Grace, daughter ot 31r. James Downing,' of Rockleigh, in 1893J : '. BTe'. to'9k a; great 'Interest in the work;ofv.the,Methodi£it Church, and was a lay preacher- for neatly '40 . years. Mr. Dunn studied for the ministry for some time. . He had occupied ...the* position of Chairman of both the Monarto and Mount Barker District Councils. Mr. Dunn was a fflemberJ-of the' Royal Society of St. wealth Club,. .and .was on thq board, of the Benevolent and Strangers'. Aid Society, Adelaide. Various other public dutis* claimed his'., attention;' but, he was com pelled to relinquish them owing ta fail ngi health. Mr^ Dunn leaves- a widow, but no family. ? ' ' * '' The death occurred at Jamestown, on     Saturday of Mr. Edmund Donat Bowman, eldest son of Mrs. Bowman and the late Mr. Edmund Bowman, formerly of Wari dillah Station, near Burra, Mr. Bowman, who was in his forty-second year, was born at North Adelaide, and, after receiving his education at St. Peter's College, went   to Holm Hill, Mintaro. Theere he gained the requesite knowledge, theoretical and practical to enable him to assume control of affafrs on the station, which,he managed with great success for many years. The Holm Hill stud was famous throughout the State, and rams were sent   t other parts of Australia. The family had a traditional interest in sheep. Mr. Bowman's ' father and grandfather started     in sheep farming in Tasmania in 1835, and came, to South Australia in 1839, taking up land at Enfield and Dry Creek. After wards they moved to more spacious terri tory at the head and foot of the Wake fields and formed the Werocata and Mar tindale Estates. Holm Hill was a patch of about 3,000 acres in the Martindale   Estate. Mr. Bowman left a'widow.