A aeries of thunderstorms passed oyer the districtt during Saturday eveiling and Sunday last, when 69 points were registered "locally. In other parts^of the district over ail incli fell. During the . progress of the.storms some wry vivid lightning was experienced. The weather during the past week has some what varied, and we have been treated with warm days and frosty nights.
A very pretty wedding was celebrated in St Matthew's Church, Geurie, on Saturday last, the contracting parties being Mr. Rupert Leo Comer, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Comer, of Mudgee, and Miss Ethel Maud Konza, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Konza, of Ponto. The bride, who entered the church on the arm of her father, wore a pretty frock of white crepe de chine, surmounted by a hand-workcd veil and wreath of orange blossoms. Miss Grace Konaza, sister of the bride, acted as
bridesmaid. Both bride and bride-
groom carried handsome bouquets, gifts of the bridegroom. Mr. H. Lemon filled the position as best man. At the conclusion of the service in the church a reception was held at the Rectory. Mr. W. Payne, of the "Little River," very kindly placed his motor car at the disposal of the bridal party for the day. The happy couple left by the evening train for Sydney and Newcastle, where the honeymoon is being spent.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Neville, who have been for some years residents of Geurie, during which time they have conducted business here, were, prior to their de- parture from our town, tendered a fare- well social in Dawson's Hall on Monday evening last. There was a large at- tendance of friends from both town and district, and it is needless to say that a most enjoyable time was spent. Dancing proved the main pastime of the evening, and for same Miss Hen- neesy, of Mitchell's Greek, supplied .the
music, extras being played by Misses M McDonald, K. West, P. Dawson and Mrs. P. J. Wnrd. Coring thc evaning occasion was taken to miake a small presentation to the departing friends^ and Mr. It. Graham, who occupied the chair, called on Mr. V. Taylor to uialce the presentation. On behalf of. num erous friends Mr, Taylor presented to Mr. and Mrs. Neville a handsome silver biscuit berrd. Mr. Nftvillo, an bohalf of himself and wife, suitably respon ded. After partaking of refreshments, which were kindly supplied by the ladies, this happy gathering dispersed 'with tlie singing of "Auld Lang Sy ue." I understand that Mr. ami Mrs. Neville intend talcing up their residence on the Coast, and it is ths general wish that good fortune may fpllow tliem.
Mr. H." Walker, who is employed by Mr. A. W. Morlc.v, of Pine Grove, met with a riding accident on Monday morning last. He was engaged' run* mug up some loose horses on the estate, when tiie pony lie'was riding stumbled in a gutter, which was overgrown with grass, and in consequence precipitated him lieavily. He was Tendered uncon scious for a time, but it is pleaBing to noto that on regaining consciousness it was found that no bones had boon
I regret to note that Constable) F. Taylor, of Geuric, sustained a broken collarbone by being-thrown from a! horse on Tuesday last. He was conveycd to Wellington by car, and there received meMco] attention.
Mrs. Frampton, wife of Mr. W. Frampton, of Geurie, died about 5 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon last after a very brief illness, the cause of death being attributed to haemorrhage of the brain following a paralytic stroke which was received on Monday night. The deceased was 32 years of age, and a native of England. She had been a resident of Geurie for several years, and during that time had made many friends and was highly respected by all with whom she became associated. The deepest sympathy is expressed locally
for the bereaved ones.