sihe fTuneral of ie l'te Mr. Stephen 'urko 'took phic on l-i'day to the Axedalo C'imeteiy, le' inid his residence, Axedale, a 2' p.m. I;"iaad v'dry'largely attended, deceased having been a very old and highly respected resident-. of the district for over 60 years. He was a native of Clare, Ire land, and left a widow, one son (on active service), and five 'daughters. The coffin was carried to the grave by Messrs. C. J. Ryan, J. Royal (sons-in-law), Joe Royal and J. Ryan. T[he Rev. Father Ellis read the burial service. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Fizelle- and Muilqueen. The last sad rites in connection with the 4leith of the late Mrs. Mary Fitzpatrick were performeil on Friday, when the funeral took place from St. Kilian's Church to the Bendigo Cemetery, where her mortal -re mains were interred in the Roman Catholic portion. 'A requiem mass wds celebrated by the Rev. Father Rooney at the church. The burial service was read by the Rev. Fathe? Doyle. 'The coffin was borne to the grave by Messrs. J. Mayne-; t. Guiney, J. Weigard and E. Magee. M.r. T. Sayer, of Bridge-street, was the! fuileral director. Mir. Alexander Broivn, a well-known and highly-respected residenit of Chum-street, Golden-square, pageised peacefully 'away on Thuirsday morninngi t ithe early:-ige of 43 yeafrs from iiiuiers'Vmcdnmlaintt.- The' funeral . took ' place ii. Friday and\ wae attended by a" large numtiber 'of.' frientds, the place of interiaent b'eiiig in the&Chuirch of "England portion of the: 'Bendigo Cemetery. ' The coffin-bearers were Messrs. W Thomas T. Anstey, J. Lethlean and W. Ridhards, em ployes at the Victoria Conhols mine. A large collection of' -floral tributes was placed on the coffin. The Rev.' H .-J. Ham held a short service at the house and also officiated at the grave. Much sympathy "is felt. for the bereaved widow and children in the lass of a loving husband and father. ifr.. W. H. Oakley conducted the funeral airrangements. The interment of the remains of the late Mr. Robert M`'Glisham took place on Sun day afternoon at the Lockwocd Cemetery, the coirtege moving from the residence of lis sister-in-law, Mrs. Walter Browning, of SKangaroo Flat.' It was attended: by an exceedingly large. number of friends, the cortege including over 80'. vehicles. The coffin-bearers were- Messrs. George Kiiott, Andrew Neivandt, James Biroadivay and Patrick M'Donald. A large collection 6of choice floral tokens was placed on ' the coffin. At the grave Mr. E. G. Yeates of ticiated, and delivered an -impressive ad dress. 'The. deceased 'gentleman, who was 70. years bf age, was born near Sydney, and canie to Victoria when only sfour or five yearn old. He had resided in this district lup to the time qf.his sudden death on Fri day imornig. Mr. W.. H. Oakley conducted thle funera.l airrang lnents. . - The funeral of the late ,Mr.. William Wil son, of HIigh.street, Prahran, and guard in the Domain Cainp, Melbourne, took place on -Saturday,. leaving the- residence of his mother, in. Baxter-street, Bendigo,. at 2 pum: It was attended' by many sorrowing frieuds. .. The deceased gentleman left a widow and .three young children to mourn their loss. _ A large -number of soldiers fiom the Bendigo Camp marched in front of lhe hearse under the. command of Staff Sgt.-Major J. D. Soutar. Much sympathy -is .felt .for the relaLives in. their sudden be •reavemineIt, deceased having been killed in I motor "ear accident in Melboutrne on T hursday. The coffin :was borne to the grave by Messrs. C. Murdock, P. W. Lan castei, 1. Hall, w. F. Dobbin, W. Gilling hiuit and A. Wilson, alli of the Bendigo Camp... The Rev. Father Ellis .reaid the .u rial service.. Messra. ??Fizelloe and Mul iqucin carried out the ' funeral arrange imen-ts. There died on .Friday a very old - colonist in the person-. of Mr. William Chambers, aged 77 years.. lie was born near New castle, Eingland,' and emigrated to this country at the age of 17 years. He spent the ist : 34 ,years of hie life in Eaglehawk. IHe leaves a g.rown-up family of two daugh tet'aaa one ,son, who is at present on active service iii France. Mr. Chambers's 'wuifo pre-deceased him by 28 years. His re macns were privately interred in the Eagle hawk Cemetery on Sunday morning. -Mr. W?m Farmnnr had charge of the funeral ar 'angements. T.he funeral of t.he late Mr. James Chiuin took place on' Saturday afternoon, leaving his late residence, Bullock Creek-road, for .the Kangaroo Flat .Ce, metery, where his - nort:tl renuains were }aid to rest in the (hurch of England p'ortion. Many friends att ended to. pay their last tribute, of re speot to deceased's niieifiory. A beautiful *wreath was received fromii the Gee Hing Society. of which deceased was one of the oldest members. The coffin was carried to the grave by learssr. George, Willia~m, Al bert and Laurence, sons of deceased. The "y.? W. J. Foster, of St. Mary's Church of England. Kangaroo Flat, officiated at the wrave. and delivered an impressive ad dross. The mortuary arrangements were in the hands of Mr. Thomas Sayer, of Bridge-street. Mr. C. Field, who is in the mail branch of 'the Bendigo post office, suffered a sad 'bereavement on Sunday.: last -?b the death "of his if.' The' deceased la was 51 years of age, and was a native of the flallarat district. Until five years ago Mr. and Mrs. Field had resided in Ballarat. Mr. Field and his two 'daughters are left to mourna the loss of a devoted wife anj another. The death ocecutred on Saturday morning at his late residenet, "Moran-tkeet, of Mr. Jamoes P. Gilfeatlier,"ilwlio had bun ea.
gaged in mining pursuits for about 23 yearn. 'The late I?ri. Gilfetiter had been in ill-health .for some time, and succumbed to'. lbironciiti and asthma. .IHe was at one tiuno. a.tewaid of the Miners' Association at the .Rustler?s' .No. 1 miine,, aind. until the time of his 'illness'. was workinig, at Koch's Pioneer. mine. ' He ivaWdS a native of Ben digo, and was .a member of. the. A.N.A. His widow, one .on- and three daugliters morn a sad lose. Mr. Edwin Joyce, a very old resident of the Pannoobamawm district, died at his residence, in Ramsay-street, Rochester, on Friday, from senile decay. For about 44 years the members of Joyce family have (says our Rochester correspondent) been esteemed residents of the district, and the news of the death of the pioneer farmer will be received with regret by a large circle of friends. The late Mr. Joyce ar- rived in the district in 1872 from Bal- larat. He successfully followed farming pursuits till about three years ago, when he built a residence in Ramsay-street, and came with his wife and unmarried daugh- ters to the town to reside. A widow and family of fifteen are left to mourn the loss of a kind parent. The deceased gentle- man, who was 84 years of age, came from Ireland. Two of his daughters are nuns, and two of his sons are members of the Catholic clergy in New South Wales. The re- mains of the late Mr. Joyce were interred in the Rochester Cemetery on Saturday, when a large number of mourners attend- ed. The Rev. Father Griffin officiated at the grave. Mrs Bridget OGrady, a much respected old pioneer of Golden Point, Chewton, where she had continuously resided for 53 years, died on Sunday, aged 80 years. The deceased lady was the mother of . Cr. O'Grady, of Chewton, Mrs. J. Wilkinson. of Bendigo, and the late Mr. Harry O'Grady, who some years ago was a well known journalist at Castlemaine, and who proceeded to Western Australia, where he was found dead in a lonely part of the bush when on an exploriug expedition. A well kaown resident of the borough. M?m.. Catherine Stephenson, died during Sunday n~ight (writes our Inglewood cor respondent). The cause of death was broin chitis. The deceased lady was 76 years of age. M1r4. Stepheinson was the widow of the late M4'. William Stephensbn, who prior to his death some years ago carried on farming operafions at Fenton's Creek. After her husband's death she came to Inglc'iewood and lived a retired life. th.'s.a Mary Jane Coad,. an old and highly respected iesident 'of Golden' Gully, passed peacefully away 'on Saturdayr ufternooni iin her 78th year. The -deceased lady wais borit at Land's End, Cozinwail, and Wvas a colonist for 61 years.". A grown-ip family of seve . sons is left to mourn the loss of a: loving : mother.: 'The "'-funeral took place Monday ..movixti fromni the:, resi dence of hker bother, -Jr. William Nan kervis, Creek-street, four of, deceased's sons being' the coffi bearers. K' large collection of floral tribuites. was received. "Prior to the funreral the" Rev. J. Polkinghorne held a short service at the house. He also officiated at the grave in the Methodist portion of the Bendigo .,Cemetery. Mi. W.' H: Oakley supervised the funeral ar raugeinments.