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OBITUAHRY The death occurred in Melbourne on the 7th August of Mrs. Donald Rankin. The late lady was at one time known to Heywood residents,-as she spent most of her early life in this district. She came from County Cavan, Ireland, at the age of five years in 1853, with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. William Best, in the sailing ship "General Hewitt." After spending her single days at Heywood, she married and lived at IHarrow for some years, then moved to West Australia, where she lived for 30O years. until her husband's death, when she returned to Vic toria and remained here until her death at the age of 91 years. De ceased had no children and was pre deceased by all her brothers and sis tmrs--John, Francis, Jaune (Mrs. Parker), Elizabeth (MDrs. Diamond), Mary Ann (Mrs. Thomson), and Margaret (Mrs. Bell.)--"Mirror."