MR. PHILLIP HENRY THEISINGER We regret to record the death of another old and highly respected re sident of P'ortland, in the person of Mr. Phillip Henry Theisinger, who passed away at his residence, Gaw ler street, at the ripe age of 86 years. He was born at Geelong, arriving in Portland at the age of three years, and spent the remainder of his life here. For many years he served as storeman for Messrs Campbell & Sons, merchants, and later was secretary of the Port- land Waterside Workers' Union. Throughout his long association with the town he bore the name of a good workman and citizen, and held the esteem of all who knew him. He was a genial and trustworthy companion, ever ready to assist a good cause. He was gifted'as a musician, and gave many years (45 to be exact) of his life to the Portland Citizens' Band. He was a member of the Portland Masonic Lodge, and held office, In the Foresters for 59 years. In early manhood he married Miss Sarah Ann Surrey, who was also a member of one of Portland's ear- liest families. By the union there was a family of twelve children, of whom three survive. A sister of deceased, Mrs. W. I-I. Jones, died at few years ago. Bert, a son in England, has a family of four boys and two girls, three of the former serving in the British Army. The funeral, which took place on Sunday, was largely attended. Mr. and Mrs. Theisinger cele- brated their golden wedding in March, 1933. They have lived in the same house in Gawler street for 59 years, ever since their marriage.