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OBITUA RY. .In a recent issue we recorded the death of- Mr James Papley, senior, of Narrawong, which occurred at -his son's residence, Percy-street, Portland, on September 25, and. whose remains were interred in the Narrawong cemetery on the Sunday following, the funeral being largely attended. The deceased, who was 88 years old, was a very old colonist, he having arrived in Australia in the year 1852 in- the-ship Tyconderogafrom Orkney Island, Scotland. He and his wife took the position of master and matron of the first Port .Fairy hospital, which they held afor a number of years. He'afterwards took to farming in the Nar rawong district, where he lived for 43 years. Deceased leaves three sons, a number of grandchildren, -and great grandchildren.