OBITUARY Deep sympathy was extended to the family of the late Mr. Walter Cook, sen., of Andrew street, Horsham, whose sudden passing at Geelong last Thurs- day was briefly recorded in last issue. Deceased had been in ill-health for the past two years, and his death occurred at a private hospital in Geelong at the age of 61 years. The late Mr. Cook was a native of Ballarat and was a saddler there for many years. About three years ago with his family, he came to Horsham where his son took over the well-known business of Ed- wards and Teague. Members of the family are Walter, Jean, Grace, Nancy, Alan and Verna. The funeral took place at the Horsham cemetery on Sat- urday, the coffin-bearcrs being Messrs. G. and T. Stewart, G. and W. Fraser. J. Trounce and A. Hislop. The Rev. W. Reed conducted the service at the grave and Messrs Weight and Sons had charge of the arrangements. Much regret was :expressed through out Horshamn last 'Wednesday, when, it became kirown that an olkdand highly respected resident of Harriet street, in Mr. Dennis John Murphy had passed awaiy. Deceased, whb was the son of the late 'John and Nora Murphy, 'of Mirboo, was born at St. Kilda in 1S79 and carme to Heorshamn about- 25 .years ago. IFor a number of years he wrks engaged on the Victorian railways, but an unfortunate accident eighteen months ago reluctantly compelled him to -withdraw fromn- his :usual activities. Despite the best of medical attention, the injury developed slowly and serious 13y, and only for slight' intervala.' was any big improvement,- noticed in his condition. The, cliniak came during the. past few weeks, when it was again found necessary for deceased to enter the Horsham Base Hospital, were, de spite renewed skilful attention, he passed very peacefully away. Of a quiet and unassuming- nature, the late Mr. Murphy had endeared himself to a wide circle of friends, and he was ' held in high regard by . all. who came in contact with liim.'. He' was most popular' vith his colleagues on the rail: ways, and :ifiong the many wreaths re cei-.ed' wrs'a bealutiful one from his former w drk-mates. Deceased leaves :a uwidtow and 'five children; Margaret, Kathleen, John, Noreen and Kevin, co mourn the loss of a loving and de voted husbafid and father. . To them and also tb 'his sister, Mrs. B. Heal.-, ( of Kooweerup; the synipathy of a large circle of friends his iceen extended. '1 The -remains" were brought to St. Mi chaedl's and 'John 's Chureli,' where they I'1 remained till Friday" tnorning, when Requim Mass was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Coughlin, P.P. The :ortege left for 1 the 1-orshani cemetery.on Friday after-' 4 noon. and was followed- by many sym- I pathisers: The following were the pall- 1 bearers:-Messrs. J. -Galvin, P. Haf- 1 ner, B. and J. Gleeson; J. Clark, and H. Etheridge. The Rev. Fr. Coughlin officiated :at the graveside, iand the fu nerald arrangements were carried oat 1 by Mr. E.: H. Bye .. .... . Ou?r Boordopki corres?ondeint writes: t It lskwvith regret that I' have to record the' deiith of- ai esteemed pioneer of' Frances. S.A.. namelY,: Mrs. - Barrett.l \iife of Mr. George Barrett. Mr:'andtl 'Mrs. Barrett and -famlly resided-?in the' Flinicee district !uitil about -two yenirs,i rago. when they went to live at' Border-i town, S.A.. where Mrs.- Barrett passed` away. The remains were interred at Frances the 'funeral being largely attended.. The death occurred at the Glenelg pri vate hospital, Casterton, on Monday, of Mrs. Caroline Lane.- wife of ' Mr. JTames Lane, of Dunrobin at the age of- 71 years. 'Mrs. Lane, who <was a daughter of the: late Mr. and Mrs. (C. Humphiries, was born at Portland. While still a child :she went with her parents to reside- at- Gum Creek, the present site of the township of :Henty. She was there-married: tdo Mr. -Lane. of Sandford, and- had lived, on their block on Dunrobin estate till her death. She was'popular on thie Pettlcmenf. 3Irs Lane leaves a- sorrow-ing husband and family-to whomn the deepest synmpathi of a wide dircle of friendls is exteni ed. The sorrowing members, of - tie fanmily are Mlessr#. Johln arind JTames Lane' (Sandford). 'Ruiseil (Horslham), and'Mrs. S. G. MceConaiahic (Sadlford), Mrs. D. McClean (Dunrobin), and Mis ses Jeoan and Bessio Lane, also of Dunrobin. Thie interment took plan:e in the Sandford cemetery. The Rev. Canon McQueen conducted the. burial Thie death occuirred on F ridny, "t the ag f e of, oS; years. Of one of Stawell's oldest re?i'dents. Mrl Peter ,Gambetta, who has:been a resialdent t-o-thi distrlcef' for miore than halfla century: Born in Ticino. Italy. Mr. Gambetta came to 1ctoria 7 y-ears ago rand was one of tlie :hardy pioneers wh6 took part in tlhe Stawelu gold-riush. Satisfied with tlie prospects offered by this 'district after the goldrields had ceased to boonri. thelate Mr. Gambettaa., pplied himself to the wine business, and -became a successful- vigernon, planting St. Bern ard vinPeyard on the Campbell's: Bridge road in 1S71i. At other times he en gaged in farming and- grazing, and at the time of the gold-bon -he had' ear riedi out a--great-deal of carting.from tihe Thrlington.- Deep Lead, -and . other mines to the Welshmen's.sBattery. The late-?\tr. Gambetta-linally retired about 14 -years ago;..settlin- down after his -.i~tireinent 'in Stawell.' .. Another old rrsidcnt of Staiell pa.us ed away on -.'ednesday, in Mui' John Ernest IPepkor in Deceased; xIi:irwda a iensioner.--was. horn Ii Hamruiltocn . 0 .years ago. t, ie Wa's marriedi'twice', tie first- being contractedl at -IIorshrni. at the.-- ae of 23. IIis first wnife. died -0l years, ago, and he Was marri(ld againli at the- age ofi 3. to Miss MarydGrdenli lherger: Ilis 'econd wuife Is still livi". l)eceased leaves .12 childreni. 'rfrr li.' hIris irst mnrriage., Frederiek. IIenry. Blenjamin and Alfried.-ia&i cilght liv the scuond--Otuto. Wanltei*.8 S~c' (.1rd. B. Prnues, of Arlrkona. near Dimnioola-; Louis, Awelt V.illianh. Elsie and Hihlda. Adherents of nthe Methodist Cliiirch rndl ninnry: other residdnt.l of thet-Wiin mera -whii ha rr'ein 'iecip t ieative rembir, ldnace of his' griod serviles and gracious spirit of fellfowship. receive~l'i a siidtslur hriste .\ulf-ent wnk learnrled tlint thirde . B:. li. Ieath, nt one timne a highly-es teemed niliister .of tie lMetollioist C hurch. Inlid ipassed alwar sudilTrily onc VWedniesday, last.- The rei eread gentle
n2hn Ra.`_5tationl i in Ararat 3:1 years ag +. and he rcVii4tel the' town recently. anld. on SuInda1y he preacched earnest andi ixapresive sermions in the morning at Andrew's' Presbyterian Ch( uireh. in .the aftuincxni' at': 1i ksoui. Creek. aid in the evening. on the prohibition ques tion, at the MlethoidOit ChLurch IHe ans tlhen 'ipp'ireiitly in ,gol heailth. and his ii(Ilresses wvere listeni(l tob larg Irle con :Cgrg'ationa. 'lhli' P e'v Willhani W eston. of the \letlindilit C lunch died iat his 1ioiye it r 'indw-ick: `$Jne· recentl, aged 90t) ý"'etit:' Mr. Westoni joinied thim total.. *rý' in i itd. - t TI ill:rit Iii. ý orkedl hit the ecuicits of- I 'irn'ughlta, [i ath f ic . i'ai14+r Sifeirhio uinl 'Stei"'litz bI. I±iro golnq +t~o N o siOUth1Yle'fli l tit-1S7'"