A painful accident happed to Mrs W. Carwardiue yesterday afternoon. She was alighting from a sulky out- side the Masonic Hall, and endeavour- ed to steady herself by grasping a
inverandah post. She slipped and falling, a hook on the ontsidc of the post, (used for tying up horses), peretrated the fleshy part of her arm causing a very nasty wound. Mrs. Carwardine was immedately taken to the hospital for treatment. Constable Richardson, of Mullewa| has been transferred to Ger- aldton and his place will be taken by Constable McArthur, of Gnow- angerup. Nurse F- L Hammersleyi, who is at present visiting Walkaway prior to going to England lo join the nursing staff at the front, was ac- cored a farewell dance and presented with a purse of sovereigns on leav- ing Port Moresby recenty- The 'Papuan Times' in reporting tie -J function states that the pne^dta tiou was inaie by the Admhiistiator, i (Mr. H. Stanifoith Smith) Mr Smith is well known in this State aad tras ' the first member for -Ea!goorSe fif-si the House of Eepre^eutatives- He speke vesy highly of the matrons and Xurse Hamers!ey's connectioa ^: with Port More -by ani its hospitaV ^ The miners of Lakekanu, through ? M«-- Dan Regan, goat a haadsomfe^ donation ,to the presentation rand. * The Chief Medical Officer, (Dr Buchauan) acknowledged the gift on behalf of the lalies Kews was received in Gera'dton j! on Tuesday, from Bandwick. Sesri^ Sju;h Waje;, of f:e death cf Sir J. 5, ? 'Ted* Shepherd. Deceased was a ^ le-iient of Geraldton for over twenty years, aid was einp'oyel most «£ that time by Mr Stephen Smith- He was a stonemason by trade, and lived in Gregory Street- Dannr the last few years his health hai beej ve.y bad, and h? 'left G^aM tor a few months ago to sge his son He was a foundation -uieuiber ot the Geraldton Druid's Ledge, ant much esteeaiei for III s e.veini»!ary habits : by hi^ many friends He leaves one . son, Mr Xorman ShepherJ, who , occupies a lespousibe position as an e.igince/ in New South Wales- De- - csa?ed. who was 58 years of age; I wa.s bjni at M'arkwort'j, XS.W-- ---^ Mr Joh-i Willcosk, of Geraldion, Pre^i'.ent of the Geraldton Di'iic* Council of the AL.F, anl wel known in railway cire'es, has been gazetted a justice of the peace.