Obituary Mrs. Margaret Rokesky, who passed away at her residence in Harriet street, Horsham, at 4 p.m. on 2nd inst., after a painful illness extending over six months, as previously stated in these columns, was the wife of Mr. Herman A.Rokesby, and only daughter of the late Mr. W. Thompson, of Wonwondah, and Mrs. Bedwell, of Telangatuk. She was born at Melbourne and came to Woowondah when a little girl with her parents and lived there until about 17 years of age, ,when her mother married again to Mr. Edward Plarker Bedwell, son of Captain Bedwell, England. She selected land at Telungatuk, and after living there for three years married Mr. H. A. Rokesky , of Clear Lake, and livecd 21 years, there, removing to Norton Creek, Horsham. She resided there for three years, and then removed to Lake Karnak, living there for 15 years, when illness set in, and she removed to Horsham to retire. Dr. Felstead was in attendance, also Dr. Black, who did all that was possible, but found the case hopeless. The deceased lady, who was 60 years of age, was loved by all who knew her for her most kind disposition, and much sympathy is extended to the bereaved husband and children--Mrs.G.Higgins (Sydney), Mrs. W. Furniss (Sydney), Mrs. A. Ampt (Gymbowen), Mrs. F. O. Scutt (Mount Gambier), Clare, Lizzie, Louie and Henry. The funeral took place at 2 p.m on Thursday, 4th interest. The Rev. F. B. Oldlham conducted the service at the graveside. The pall-bearers were Messrs. T. Buffham, G. Hobbs, E. J. Koenig, A. A. Koenig, G. Menzel, and W. Ampt. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Oulton and Boyle. Sympathy is expressed for Mr. and Mrs. P. Proctor, of the State Savings Bank, Nhill, in the loss they sustained by the death of their infant daughter oin Tuesday evening. On Monday, 14th August, the sad news was conveyed throughout the Dudinin district, W.A., that Mrs. Mullan had breathed her last at about one o'clock that day at the residence of her son (Mr. William Mullan), 101 mile gate, and as showing in no small measure the love and esteem in which the deceased lady was held, a very large concourse of people congregated to pay their last respects to one who in life had gained so many friends, and had made no enemies. By the time the cortege had started some thirty vehicles were in attendance and kept increasing along the road, so that before reaching the new cemetery at Dudinin there must have been considerably over one hundred mourners. The chief mourners were Messrs. John, William and Henry, sons, Mrs. P. Bunworth and Miss Annie Mullan, daughters, Mr. P. Bunworth, son-in-law, Mesdames J. and W. MIullan, daughters-in-law. The Rev. Father O'Brien, of Narrogin, performed the last rites of the R.C. Church at the graveside, and delivered a very fine address, in which he referred to the deceased as having lived a Christian and a charitable life, and which address was much appreciated by all sections present. Wreaths were presented by the Dare family, MIrs. E. Farr, Miss M. Farr and Miss B. Farr. Mrs. Mullan's maiden name was Bridget Hassett, and was born in Geelong on 1st January, 1851, anid was married to Mr. Patrick Mullan in 1870, and went to live at North Byaduck (Vic.), and begun the ups and downs of pioneer life in that district, where they remained till 1887, when they removed to Neuarpur, still enduring the trials of the good old pioneers who blazed the trail which went to build Australia to what it is to day. Mr. and Mrs. Mullian lived-here until about nine years ago, when they migrated to Western Australia to join their sons ,John, William and Harry, who, iiheriting the adventurous and pioneering spirit of their parents, had some few years previously, in the course of their peregrinations, picked on a place out in the backblocks now known as Dudinia, which was then but the home of the kangaroo, emu, mallee hen and ,the black man, and which they, with other ardent -spirits, have transformed " it into an important and habitable district. Mrs. Mullan had a family of thirteen, nine of whom.survive her, five sons and four daughters. Mr. Patrick Mullani is still living at the age of 90 years.