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UOBITARY,:I - j MR.. 1R. 3. MALSEED. With ':the death of Mr IRobert J. SMalseed,;. late of 88 Garden Street, Portland, iyet` another pioneer whose nianxs has= been ingrained: in the story of this district has: moved' on' calmly to thoso realms beyond this earth. This kind and good man was- a friend to all. and an enemy of none, and down through the long years- he had been a Lrothler to many a man. He was the youngest son of the late Stewart and Mar garet Malseed, who had migrated from Ireland and had eventually set tied in West Portland. Mr. Mal seed was born on the 28th May, 1860, at Portland, and was mar rled on the 3rd April, 1888, to Elizau beth Ann, the youngest daughter of the late. James and Ann Trenear, of North Portland. All their married life was spent on their property in Garden street, where Mr'. Malseed was first an orchardist and later more inclined to general farming pursuits. Though living in retire meant for the past 20 years, he was always interested in anuy public af fairs. One of the great experi ences and proud moments of his.long life was to represent the Maisood families at their centenary celebra tions in May, 1949, and at a ser vice of unique thanksgiving in Wes ley Church, Portland, to hand to the president of the Portland hospital a chequue for £100. Up to the time of his death on Sunday, May 7th of this year, lie was the oldest surviving member of the Oddfellows' Lodge in Portland, while for many years he had been a member of the Agricul tural Show Commnittce. lie was al ways proud of his family, namely Evelyn (Mrs. T. Fleming), Hilda, SteLWart, hIIzel, Norman ahd Mabel (Mrs. J. T. IIlanlon). All members of the family, together with the grandchildren, were present for the membrable celebrations of a diamond wedding just two years ago. Thie many floral tributes and the large asseaInhtge at the funeral on May 0th evidenced far more than words the place which this family and this highly respected citizen had in the communuity. The Rev. D. W. Risstronm conducted a brief service at the house and also at the graveslde, while Mr. B. E. Carthew read the prescribed service in the in tereats of the brethren of the Odd fellows' Lodge. The bearers of the casket were two graundson, Messrs. T. R. & .1. S. Fleming, a son-in-law (Mr. J. T. Hanlon), and a cousin (Mr. lHarold Malseed,) Mary had a little namb, With peas and baked potatoes, Some apple plc and bread and jam, And cheese and green tomatoes. "Your appetite's Inmtonse to-day," I-or mnother whispored to her, "That cough aid coll hls gone away Through WOODS' GREAT PEP PERMINT CURE." FURNISH THAT SUNROOM with Cann Chairs, Lounge, and Tables from ?MELI,TILOM'S, 38 Percy St.