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Mrs. Ann Agnes Kelly died at her home at Cliloride street. Broken Hill, on December 5, at the age of 90 years. She was the widow of John Kelly, who was in business for many years in Hawker. South Australia. They went to live in Broken Hill in 1910 whero ihpv

made many friends and were very popu lar. Mrs. Kelly was tiie third daughter of the late Mr and Mrs. Michael GaK han, of Arkaba, South Australia. She leaves five -sons and three daughters They are:— James, Albert:, Tec. Mrs. Symons. and Mrs. Mc-Namara. all o,r Broken Hill, and John iTorrensville*. Michael (Parkside i. and Mrs. T. Hall (Hilton*. There are also 3G grandchil dren and eight great -grandchildren Mr. George Henry Alexander, 64. who   died on December 15 at Laura, after a month's illness, was the only son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Alexander, of Morgan, and was born at Menindie N.S.W. in 1875. He went to Morgan with his parents at the age of four and started working on the river vessels as a cabin boy at the age of 14. under the late Captain James Nutchey. In 1910 he obtained his captain's certificate, un- der the late Captain Hughie King, and joined the Gem Navigation Company ( later the Murray Shipping Company ). for which he worked for 30 years. In 1922 he married Mrs. R. Thamm. of Morgan, and in 1925 he resigned his position to take up hotel business, first being associated with the Point Pass Hotel for three years, then at Gulnare for one year. Murray Town for three years, and the Royal Mail Hotel. Stone Hut. for 10 years. While at Stone Hut he took a keen interest in all sporting bodies, and was a supporter of coursing. He is survived by a widow and five step- children, and one sister (Mrs. Waldron) Miss Emma Geyer. who recently died at Tanunda. wa.s the youiicesl daTirjii ter of Mr. August and Mrs. \V:i!ii':- mine Goyer. She was born at Ro.seii thal. South Australia. Later hi'r parents shifted to Tanunda. where her lather conducted a Christian c:.v» school. Miss Geyer was educated at Immanuel College, and later took over ; the Tanunda Christian cay school. J Miss Geyer left for New York, where | her adopted sister. Mrs. Kleemj.:i. was j in residence. After two vea:s .she took a position as assistant matron :ii ? an aged people's home in New York After 15 years there -she contracted a serious illness, and. after manv mom!_s' sickness, was able to return to Aus tralia in 1936. Her arandraii-icr. 1.1 r. Wiihelm Milde. and his wile, were ;I:i- fir.-^t German settlers in Sumn Aus tralia. Two sisters survive. .Mr;.. Hub ner. of Welland. and Mr.s. Ti-eir.ol. of Tanunda: and two brothers. ?,Ip'.sis Aug. Geyer and Theo Geyer. of Ta nunda: and an adopted sis-.vr. Mrs. R. D. Kieemann. of New York. The death occurred at Rivcrton of Drlia Asncs Bullrn. at the ace o; f~,. She was born at Snddlewortii. :.h-- daushter of the lato Mv. a::r: Mrs. F. Huppatz. She was married 'o Mr. J. J. Bullrn. in the Carricinn Church, and. aficr living in the ;io:'th for a few years, they moved to Riv-rr- . ton. where they lived for me p.i.= ; :-.s years. She has left n husiMti':. five sons and three daughters. Railway Karnin^s. — ^Thp ap;)ro-::- maic railway earniiias ior the sever. days endrd January 7. amounted to £43.592. as compared with LSI. 082 for ~he correspoiiciiiicr ncriod of las: vrar. a decrease oi i'7.4W.