Mr. Dacey was accorded a State funeral on Friday afternoon, the in- terment being made at Botany Ceme- tery in the presence of an immense gathering, in which Labour and muni- cipal organisations largely predomin- ated. Amongst those present were Supreme Court judges, deceased's Min- isterial colleagues, members of both Houses of Parliament. Messages of sympathy with the relatives wore re- ceived from the Agent-General, the   Secretary of State for the Colonies, the

Prime Minister of the Common- wealth, the Minister for Defence, the   Victorian Treasurer, and many others.