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OBITUARY. Mr JAMES BLACK. -0 Mr James Black, who died at Koroit, last Sunday afternoon, about 5 o'clock, wvas one of the town's olaest and most respected citizens. Of late months, his health had failed very much; al tihough his age was only 76. On Wednesday morning, he went into the cow-yard, to turn out a few cows, when a bull rushed at him, knocking him down and injuring him inter hally. He died peacefully at the time stated. The deceased gentleman, who was a native of Paisley (Scotland)., married Miss Freeman, of Korcit, Mrs Chamberlain, of James-street, Port Fairy, being an aunt of the widow. He was a resident of Koroit for over 4o years, and opened a butchering establishment there in conjuntcion with Mr Martin, retiring front the business 7 years later. He was a borough coun cillor and occupied the Mayor's chair on several occasions. In his public and private life, he was highly esteem ed by all. His advice was sought and mudhi valued, he had the reputation of always being willing to do a good turn. as.it was not in his nature to do a bad one. He was revered by all, and had no enemies. A widow, 4 sons - Archie, Arthur, James and Edward (Koroit), and 4 daughters-Mesdames F. and A. Williams (Koroit), Mrs W. " Manning (Bright), and Miss Emily Black (Koroit) to mours n 'he loss of an affectionate husband a!nd fatther. Gunner Arthur Black is with the A.I.F. forces. The funeral ,on Tuesday to the Tower Hill Cemetery was very largely attended, the Pres byterian. service being read at the grave. -0 There died at Union-street, Bruns i wick, on Monday, 'Mrls Hannah Bar bara Hayres, relict of the late Tho mas Hayres, formerly of Terang. .Deceased, wh'o was 84 years of age, was a. colonist of many ý'ears. Mr John Hayres, Sackville-street, Port Fairy, ifs one of her sons.