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OBITUAIRY An old colonist. at[rs John W\hit?eend (D)detiry), whv' In mrlier year livned in tihe 3alL?taat district. died reatntly at the ronidence of h?cr mon-it-lw, Mr It..I. I. lar. very, at Dandenbng. lt \VWhitehead wai a naLive of IDumlermitne, Sc.otland, anld -otmo to Victoria with her widowed mother, MIren MlIknald, in ItSM. They wolt straigit toto Bal-rat, whert two si . teen wero ntUod (onn married to Air Camenm Croyle. well known in mining circlee). In 1?61 tihe decewAn lady e a., tmarried to Mrelolrel i. Dudeney lo jnur. nnlist who wont to Ballarat to r1petr tlB I:rekla Stookade rioter Ite continuel to liveo in Btallatat until him dtonth. Mr: Dudeoy rmhcaqllently mnarried Mr ,olla: \Vhitehead. for tnn?y y?ars as ofdcor in tho Batllarat ?not Olith. nand later in the inland mail rcomrn at the G.P.O., Mel bourne. tIn died in I10. Mrs \VWhite head haa loft a grown-ap family of threu dantgthere and one son. Our Boninyong crrrspor.dent writes: Mrs Martha Phillipe, t very old nod d:ertnedt pioneer, sasced away at. the re sidenee of hor danoughtetr. Mier Phillil,,. On Thurolay morning at the ago of i1 vears. I)eceased was a eralnint of . t ret, and tapontnrrival made the journey rom Gceelong to Ballaret to join her Irun Imnd. tiro lane ltichard Phillips. In those day Blallarnt conristed of toats, andt on the mty fromn -oGlong a dsp wans nmode tmer Motmnt Buninvong, tetre Aloe party romped for the nght. An.onther bret: wano nndo in the township of Buminyong for three weeksL until entable ledgints erre obtained in Iollnrat. Sub;hquently dcvcenal and her Itthnahitd lived in Gee long for O3 yarnu. Sin daughtorn and one con in Noew South Walen ourtive, anti there are 35 grundehihlrter and 33 great eamndthihtlr ren:t rvet grandnon ttre at the tront. 'PIlen nlate Mrs tlilli uno was a moat interstintg person ti meet, and her wonderfl and briglht narratives of tihe Iewnt? of thle earloy days erte dlelightfull to hear. SlI. dirl rLerrtBetd ttndt respect hr easunl and old acquaintanceS. The Ifneral tbol ploce on Satuldlay, and man stritolly privae, only the immaodiatn relta tiver being tprenet. The lle. J. Davrie, Presbyterian mitnister. ofc?nled at tlhe hcue atnd grave. i'ri remainn wmero lid to rest in the Oll Ctnmetrry. Thn under takers were Motsors F. W. Barnts altd Son. Our IBeaufort eorrepaondent writtes- The remains of thl lain Dr Allan Godwin .Iaek?on, of Iteanfort, were privately itt terred in the local oometelry on Sahturday. The funoral eras tattenledl y a numhb'r of intint?to fritends o the dee.ms-d and brethren o. the IFiery Creak Mnaonic Lotdge. of which deleaetrrl as at mearher. The coffin-bearers were \ttorlslipfttl ins I. 1. Mnttz,. A. nParker. D. Stevrenmn, A. I. \Wothelrrspoon, .: A. IBesn. and Br i. B. fealer, S.W.; and the poll-htororst ' Cr 1). It. lfannlh nndi Mr N. II. Aetna (ret pr?cntLingt the y 1il n Shire Council, eltth ehieth tay dderolnee non ronoertotl .os henltJl officer). Dr O. A. ltadli. Mtasrs (I It. Couglo, J. WV. l~nrris.5' .r. Steven ran. f. Tirehpat.ric,. anf TA. Cheesrnan Sveral floral tribnten were pilncel ot tho eolin. ineltding a speial wreoaihf from tlthe liton Shire Cotooil. Tioe Cthurch of England and MaSonier britl err-tie were e?rd fe ILov. Ber W'. C. Wood. Mir A. II. Sandt. undertaker, Ifenefcrt, car ied lout tile funeral arrengernts.