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Obituary MR. E. H. LASCELLES. Our Melbourne correspondent tele- graphed as follows last night:—Mr. E. H. Lascelles, woolbroker and member of the Wheat Board, died at Geelong this morning. The late Mr. Lascelles was one of the best known men in the pastoral industry. He was a pioneer of the Mallee, as the town of Lascelles, named after him, denotes. For many years now he had been a resident of Geelong, where he was head of the firm of Dennys, Lascelles Ltd. (for- merly Dennys, Lascelles, Austin and Co.). The news of his death will be learned with the deepest sorrow by all classes of people. Mr. Hutchinson, Minister for Lands, says he was a lion- hearted man, to whom the Mallee owes a great debt. He induced the late Lord Hopetoun to invest money in the district, and the township now known as Hopetoun was named after him. Word was received in Horsham yes- terday announcing the death of Mr. P. J. Murray, of Edenhope, head of the auctioneerinr firms of P. J. Murray and Son. Deceased was well known throughout the Western District. Cricketers generally and a wide circle of friends will regret to learn of the death of the old time international player, Mr. Frank Allan, who was known in his day throughout the Bri- tish Empire as "the bowler of the century." Mr. Allan died in a private hospital, " Melbourne, on Friday after noon, at the age of 68 years. For a number of years Mr. Allan had been chief inspector of vermin destruction. Gunner Georgo i. Broughrton, son of Cr. B3roughlton, president of the Wan non Shire Council, has died on active service; lie was born at Harrow, and after taking the LL.Af. degee at Mel bourne University h6e returned to pasto ral pursuits. Deceased, who. was 12 sears of a-e, leaves a widow and one son. Tlo. was an enthusiastic member of the Bahloral A arid P. Society. Mrs. Anna 31 Splehr,: wife of Mr. A. C. SpIehr;- of Mount Gambier a retired armer, died suddenly on : Tuesday nialit from heart disease. She leaves fourteen children.