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Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,744,015
2 noelwoodhouse 3,874,660
3 NeilHamilton 3,414,885
4 DonnaTelfer 3,239,980
5 Rhonda.M 3,052,354
...
37 JTJennings 885,107
38 kimvandyk 883,429
39 PenrithLibraryVolunteers 861,231
40 djbcjk 859,226
41 ratty 850,467
42 mccoyneil 846,064

859,226 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

September 2019 624
August 2019 274
June 2019 199
May 2019 142
March 2019 29
February 2019 1,002
January 2019 696
December 2018 1,368
November 2018 726
October 2018 618
September 2018 892
August 2018 2,154
July 2018 1,480
June 2018 1,254
May 2018 2,580
April 2018 1,821
March 2018 1,361
February 2018 2,249
January 2018 9,056
December 2017 15,773
November 2017 3,041
October 2017 1,543
September 2017 2,864
August 2017 2,636
July 2017 3,434
June 2017 2,367
May 2017 3,469
April 2017 6,088
March 2017 6,264
February 2017 2,740
January 2017 7,202
December 2016 5,508
November 2016 5,284
October 2016 7,275
September 2016 14,919
August 2016 14,554
July 2016 8,873
June 2016 6,984
May 2016 14,463
April 2016 19,659
March 2016 8,260
February 2016 11,414
January 2016 9,972
December 2015 10,532
November 2015 9,455
October 2015 9,067
September 2015 10,073
August 2015 10,304
July 2015 7,308
June 2015 10,116
May 2015 16,970
April 2015 9,503
March 2015 10,422
February 2015 4,256
January 2015 16,807
December 2014 20,613
November 2014 9,467
October 2014 5,470
September 2014 8,947
August 2014 7,380
July 2014 11,836
June 2014 8,827
May 2014 10,016
April 2014 20,060
March 2014 12,641
February 2014 6,968
January 2014 13,938
December 2013 6,168
November 2013 2,444
October 2013 8,485
September 2013 11,071
August 2013 10,024
July 2013 9,824
June 2013 8,532
May 2013 9,770
April 2013 11,173
March 2013 11,480
February 2013 8,596
January 2013 19,861
December 2012 15,235
November 2012 13,575
October 2012 12,563
September 2012 16,327
August 2012 11,485
July 2012 5,852
June 2012 8,349
May 2012 11,933
April 2012 9,116
March 2012 23,984
February 2012 29,495
January 2012 11,720
December 2011 26,222
November 2011 20,001
October 2011 23,089
September 2011 14,740
August 2011 11,033
July 2011 2,119
June 2011 344
May 2011 454
March 2011 66
February 2011 9

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,743,813
2 noelwoodhouse 3,874,660
3 NeilHamilton 3,414,756
4 DonnaTelfer 3,239,959
5 Rhonda.M 3,052,341
...
37 JTJennings 885,107
38 kimvandyk 883,429
39 PenrithLibraryVolunteers 861,231
40 djbcjk 859,208
41 ratty 850,467
42 mccoyneil 844,584

859,208 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

September 2019 624
August 2019 274
June 2019 199
May 2019 142
March 2019 29
February 2019 1,002
January 2019 696
December 2018 1,368
November 2018 726
October 2018 618
September 2018 892
August 2018 2,154
July 2018 1,480
June 2018 1,254
May 2018 2,580
April 2018 1,821
March 2018 1,361
February 2018 2,249
January 2018 9,056
December 2017 15,773
November 2017 3,041
October 2017 1,543
September 2017 2,864
August 2017 2,636
July 2017 3,434
June 2017 2,367
May 2017 3,466
April 2017 6,088
March 2017 6,264
February 2017 2,740
January 2017 7,198
December 2016 5,508
November 2016 5,284
October 2016 7,275
September 2016 14,908
August 2016 14,554
July 2016 8,873
June 2016 6,984
May 2016 14,463
April 2016 19,659
March 2016 8,260
February 2016 11,414
January 2016 9,972
December 2015 10,532
November 2015 9,455
October 2015 9,067
September 2015 10,073
August 2015 10,304
July 2015 7,308
June 2015 10,116
May 2015 16,970
April 2015 9,503
March 2015 10,422
February 2015 4,256
January 2015 16,807
December 2014 20,613
November 2014 9,467
October 2014 5,470
September 2014 8,947
August 2014 7,380
July 2014 11,836
June 2014 8,827
May 2014 10,016
April 2014 20,060
March 2014 12,641
February 2014 6,968
January 2014 13,938
December 2013 6,168
November 2013 2,444
October 2013 8,485
September 2013 11,071
August 2013 10,024
July 2013 9,824
June 2013 8,532
May 2013 9,770
April 2013 11,173
March 2013 11,480
February 2013 8,596
January 2013 19,861
December 2012 15,235
November 2012 13,575
October 2012 12,563
September 2012 16,327
August 2012 11,485
July 2012 5,852
June 2012 8,349
May 2012 11,933
April 2012 9,116
March 2012 23,984
February 2012 29,495
January 2012 11,720
December 2011 26,222
November 2011 20,001
October 2011 23,089
September 2011 14,740
August 2011 11,033
July 2011 2,119
June 2011 344
May 2011 454
March 2011 66
February 2011 9

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 jaybee67 304,624
2 PhilThomas 122,274
3 mickbrook 106,583
4 murds5 61,555
5 GeoffMMutton 47,618
...
1247 DavidAynsley 18
1248 davidhawe 18
1249 DeniseLyon 18
1250 djbcjk 18
1251 freddy2 18
1252 gemmi3 18

18 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

May 2017 3
January 2017 4
September 2016 11


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Article Changed Old lines New lines
No title (Article), Advocate (Melbourne, Vic. : 1868 - 1954), Saturday 16 October 1915 [Issue No.2247] page 25 2019-09-17 11:57 two years ago he went to Now South
two years ago he went to New South
CANBERRA NEWS. HOUSEWIVES' ASSOCIATION. CANBERRA, Sunday. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Monday 17 September 1928 [Issue No.28,300] page 15 2019-09-17 11:51 -» . .
I At a meeting of the Canberra Housewives'
[constitution is to he placed before members I
Iby the acting president (Mrs, J. Brackenreg). '
and the name of the association will bo
discussed. 'íbo name Canberra Women's
native. Tbe acting president was empowered
provisional committee, and this now Includes
among tile objects a clause which sets out that
the association shall work for reforms. eHpeei
lishment of a department of borne economics
milk supply and obcaper fruit and vegetables
are other special objectives. Mrs. Bracken
reg proposes to ("-canine a display of women's
work to take place at the Albert Hall In
November. The producto of the home will
be Included, together with flowers and vege-
tables. It is Intended to make this an annual
and other labour-aaving devices is also sug-
SCHOOLMASTER FAItEWELLED.
General rogret at the departure from Can-
berra of the beadmaBtor of the Ainslie
School (Mr. Martin) and Mrs. Martin waa
been Ip charge of the Ainslie school «inca
its opening, and has organised many funotlons
To the many historio memorials on .he-
wans of the old church of St. Jahn the
Baptist at Canborra there has boen added
Rep. asenta ti ves at Canberra, who died In
tragic suddenness In bia office at Canberra
on July 27, 1837, and Mr. J. R. McGregor,
who collapsed In the House on September 28,
15-7, uft.or succeeding Mr. Gale as Clerk of
brlof inscription on the memorial states*.
remembrance from the officers of the Porlln
mont of the Commonwealth."
this morning, whon the tablet waa dedicated
and unveiled, the congregation Including
Mr. Gale and Mr. McGregor, Several who
had since left tho service came to Canoona
especially to be present Among the congre-
gation wore the President of the Senate (Sir
John Newlands), the Spoakor of the House of
tor Kingsmill, oonator J. B. Hayes, Mr. Joslnh
Francis, M,P" Mrs, S. M. Bruce, the Clerk
of the Senate (Mr. Monnhan), the Clerk of the
House of Representatives (Mr. IS. W. Parkes),
and the Clerk Assistant (Mr. F. C. Oreen),
Mr. C. II. P. Robinson (chief of the Parlia-
that It was fitting tim» 'he memorial to two
men who had died fultllUng their duty in the
new homo of the Federal Parliament should
many momorlalB to pioneers who bad paved
the wa;- for the sitting of the Parliament at
ti. two mon had been held, but memorials
ustoetn. They inspired others to greater
trust in Uod, and they were an Indication of
the spirit of Uod that bad been behind tho
men whose name tiley boro.
tablet, bald that it was a memorial to the
honour of two groat Public servants of the
Commonwe'uith who had ably and loyally
served Australia und hud endeared themselves
to their fellow-oillcers and to all who wore
associated' with thom by their generous and
At a meeting of the Canberra Housewives'
constitution is to be placed before members
by the acting president (Mrs. J. Brackenreg),
and the name of the association will be
discussed. The name Canberra Women's
native. The acting president was empowered
provisional committee, and this now includes
among the objects a clause which sets out that
the association shall work for reforms, especi-
lishment of a department of home economics
milk supply and cheaper fruit and vegetables
are other special objectives. Mrs. Bracken-
reg proposes to organise a display of women's
work to take place at the Albert Hall in
November. The products of the home will
be included, together with flowers and vege-
tables. It is intended to make this an annual
and other labour-saving devices is also sug-
SCHOOLMASTER FAREWELLED.
General regret at the departure from Can-
berra of the headmaster of the Ainslie
School (Mr. Martin) and Mrs. Martin was
been in charge of the Ainslie school since
its opening, and has organised many functions
To the many historic memorials on the
walls of the old church of St. John the
Baptist at Canberra there has been added
Representatives at Canberra, who died in
tragic suddenness In his office at Canberra
on July 27, 1927, and Mr. J. R. McGregor,
who collapsed in the House on September 28,
1927, after succeeding Mr. Gale as Clerk of
brief inscription on the memorial states:
remembrance from the officers of the Parlia-
ment of the Commonwealth."
this morning, when the tablet was dedicated
and unveiled, the congregation including
Mr. Gale and Mr. McGregor. Several who
had since left the service came to Canberra
especially to be present. Among the congre-
gation were the President of the Senate (Sir
John Newlands), the Speaker of the House of
tor Kingsmill, Senator J. B. Hayes, Mr. Josiah
Francis, M.P., Mrs, S. M. Bruce, the Clerk
of the Senate (Mr. Monahan), the Clerk of the
House of Representatives (Mr. E. W. Parkes),
and the Clerk Assistant (Mr. F. C. Green),
Mr. C. H. P. Robinson (chief of the Parlia-
that it was fitting that the memorial to two
men who had died fulfilling their duty in the
new home of the Federal Parliament should
many memorials to pioneers who had paved
the way for the sitting of the Parliament at
the two men had been held, but memorials
esteem. They inspired others to greater
trust in God, and they were an indication of
the spirit of God that had been behind the
men whose name they bore.
tablet, said that it was a memorial to the
honour of two great Public servants of the
Commonwealth who had ably and loyally
served Australia and had endeared themselves
to their fellow-officers and to all who were
associated with them by their generous and
PARLIAMENT CLERK APPOINTED STAFF RE-ARRANGED (Article), The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995), Friday 16 September 1927 [Issue No.75] page 8 2019-09-17 11:34 Tile vacancy ciuscd by the death of
Mr. W. A. Gale, Clerk of Hie House of
Representatives, lias been filled by the
Assistant. The subordínalo officers of
tatives:-John Robert McGregor,
SorJoant-al-Artns and Clerk ol Com-
with salary of .C700 per aiium, as from
the 1st September, 1.127; Albert Allan
Tregear, Deputy Serjeant-al-Arms,
Clerk ol' the Records, and Assistant
salary of £6¡>0 per annum, as from
tlio 1st September, 1927.
Promotion of officers of the Parua
'inentary Staff lias boen rapid within
within tho last lew months. II will be
recalled thal following Hu* rcliiemcnt
oí Mr. F. Ii. Cliipin, then Cloik-Assist
ant, in July, each member ol the staff
The vacancy caused by the death of
Mr. W. A. Gale, Clerk of the House of
Representatives, has been filled by the
Assistant. The subordinate officers of
tatives:—John Robert McGregor,
Serjeant-at-Arms and Clerk of Com-
with salary of £760 per annum, as from
the 1st September, 1927; Albert Allan
Tregear, Deputy Serjeant-at-Arms,
Clerk of the Records, and Assistant
salary of £680 per annum, as from
the 1st September, 1927.
Promotion of officers of the Parlia-
mentary Staff has been rapid within
within the last few months. It will be
recalled that following the retirement
of Mr. F. L. Clapin, then Clerk-Assist-
ant, in July, each member of the staff
Tragic Opening Parliament at Canberra Collapse of the Clerk CANBERRA, September 29. (Article), The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), Thursday 29 September 1927 [Issue No.17105] page 9 2019-09-17 11:29 CANBERRA, September 29. .
of tho first .business session of
, tragedy was peculiarly poignant.
' in its circcynstanccs. John R.
McGregor, . Clerk of tha"\House,
took his scat with the members.
When the' division alarms whirred,
it was the last time he hoard them,
for at night Ills body lay in Can
berra Hospital. \
It was with a fitrange reluctance,
that Mx. McGregor took over the posi
tion of Mr, AV. A. Galo, whose death
were closo .friends, with that com-;
inunity of interest/in work and leisure
which bindy men in close bonds of
affection. Mr. Gale died, nnd.his eimlr
In his bright new room In this bright
new house was empty/ Tho powers
that be selected Mr. McGregor to mi
Then It was that J e dlsplayo.1 that
reluctance. Want oictated it none will
CANBERRA, September 29.
of the first business session of
tragedy was peculiarly poignant.
in its circumstanccs. John R.
McGregor, Clerk of the House,
took his seat with the members.
When the division alarms whirred,
it was the last time he heard them,
for at night his body lay in Can-
berra Hospital.
It was with a strange reluctance
that Mr. McGregor took over the posi-
tion of Mr. W. A. Gale, whose death
were close friends, with that com-
munity of interest in work and leisure
which binds men in close bonds of
affection. Mr. Gale died, and his chair
in his bright new room In this bright
new house was empty. The powers
that be selected Mr. McGregor to fill
it.
Then it was that he displayed that
reluctance. What dictated it none will
NEWS AND NOTES. (Article), The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Thursday 29 November 1894 [Issue No.2,743] page 4 2019-09-17 11:22 last erening : A thunderstorm tookplaoa here
last night, when one inoh and twenty points
of Jrain fell. The Harding river rose rapidly
in ooneequenoe. The fall has muoh benefited
QUITE a condition of exoitement existed in
was opened it waB found to contain 3 cwt.
41bB.
scribed for by Martin <fc Co., chemists, we have
Medical Dispensary, Howiok-Btreet, to state
close of last sommer an exourtion was ar-
a similar nature will be held this Beason. An
advertisement appears els«where, stating that
nesday, Deoember 12, when the popular and
shilling. r
A SERIOUS street aooidenb occurred in Ade-
B. Shanks and Mr. Geo.'Vale were driving a
animal took control of the phaeton to whioh
be was harnessed and bolted. The vehicle
occupants were burled With great force into
the roadway. Mr. Shank's sustained a severe
Ws bave received from Messrs. E. S. Wigg &
Son, copies of the Christmas numbera of the
Filder's recent portrait of the Princess cf
Wales, and a piotfire by Mr. J. W. Goddard,
'called "Reflections." The periodicals both
contains short storio3 by Grant Al'en, F. M.
Croker, Mauten Maartens, and ' Robert
Buchanan, whilst in Holly Lea ves the s'oriea
THK pathetic story of Era's death from "Uncle
Tom'd Cabin" was rendered on Monday even-
T. Smith and Mr. A. Smith. A special ohoir
sang the illustrative hymus and anthems.
Tha readings were supplied by the minister of
was the Dead Maroh, played softly on the
Bu-gjn daring the rendering of the parting
ita thanks at the olose with hearty applause.
LAST evening Herr Francik gave hia second
concert since he hai taken up his residence in
be stated that so far as the muaio was con
cik was as&iated by several amateurs, includ-
ing some of his own pupila, although his own
evening. In espeoial, the feature of the oon
oert waa his performance of the great and
wonderfully beautiful concerto of MendelB
iohn's Op. 64, which proved to be one of if
A GOOD story, (states the Financial JSew«) li
who came to London to sall a gold mine, and,
by the aid of a large and fine block of gold!
contract had been signad tha purchasers were
anxious tJ get quick returns from the p».
pert/, and, at their request, the Australian
cabled out to his partner to "commença
received, but the next day the message waa
reply: "Can't commence crushing till TO«
send back the reef." y *
AT a meeting of the Coolgardi» 'Caledonian
io-visit Coolgardie and attend the Caledonian
gathering on New Tear's Day. The idea
chief of the society, who, it is understood'
acted on *' information received." It ia prob'
South Australia at least will acoept the invi-
tation, and as 'some of the others are also in-
will avail themselves of th9 opportunity to
THE « City of Perth" Juvenile Lodge, ia esa.
fellows, was successfully mnBOhed ou'ïuei:
day evening, 17 boya Were daly initiated, and
the following officers were installed . W A u
H. Dale, V.G., Eric H.Ball; aeiel»^*
Langridge; warden, Edgar Bell; coadactor.
Geo. Burkett, and I.G., H. Randall OS
Sherwood then addressed the brethren
pointedly referring to the many advanÄ
the «mag generation enjoy, and from S
I them to be tfae and stand well together G
M. Nugent, of the Joshua Harwood Lodge"
express^ his pleasure at being present and
promised a prize to the bay Who introduced
the largest number of members during th»
THB first meeting of the literary devBrtm^i
of the Karrakatta Club,held on ¿ead^Xrî
noon, proved very sncceâsf ul. There arVto ba
four departments in the elub for purnoo .?
mutnal improvement. These are pW,?,
charge of a chairman, each chosen* Ä
special fitness for the post, as follows : hterarw'
departnunt, Miss Nisbet; hyeeino ¿w7
ment Mrs. W. James; ¿tijSFZ*££±*
Lady Forrest; educational and legal depart "
eachdepartmentsl^llmeetonsuocÄW
day afternoons. The officers of the club are 1
Present,Mrs.Onslow; vice-president £¿7
Hensman;; treasurer, Miss Ferguson ; "corf*
mg secretary, Mrs. James. Cow£{ ^££,
last evening : A thunderstorm took place here
last night, when one inch and twenty points
of rain fell. The Harding river rose rapidly
in consequence. The fall has much benefited
QUITE a condition of excitement existed in
was opened it was found to contain 3 cwt.
4lbs.
scribed for by Martin & Co., chemists, we have
Medical Dispensary, Howick-street, to state
close of last summer an excursion was ar-
a similar nature will be held this season. An
advertisement appears elsewhere, stating that
nesday, December 12, when the popular and
shilling.
A SERIOUS street accident occurred in Ade-
B. Shanks and Mr. Geo. Vale were driving a
animal took control of the phaeton to which
he was harnessed and bolted. The vehicle
occupants were hurled with great force into
the roadway. Mr. Shanks sustained a severe
WE have received from Messrs. E. S. Wigg &
Son, copies of the Christmas numbers of the
Filder's recent portrait of the Princess of
Wales, and a picture by Mr. J. W. Goddard,
called "Reflections." The periodicals both
contains short stories by Grant Allen, F. M.
Croker, Maarten Maartens, and Robert
Buchanan, whilst in Holly Leaves the stories
THE pathetic story of Eva's death from "Uncle
Tom's Cabin" was rendered on Monday even-
T. Smith and Mr. A. Smith. A special choir
sang the illustrative hymns and anthems.
The readings were supplied by the minister of
was the Dead March, played softly on the
Bunsen during the rendering of the parting
its thanks at the olose with hearty applause.
LAST evening Herr Francik gave his second
concert since he has taken up his residence in
be stated that so far as the music was con-
cik was assisted by several amateurs, includ-
ing some of his own pupils, although his own
evening. In especial, the feature of the con-
cert was his performance of the great and
wonderfully beautiful concerto of Mendels-
sohn's Op. 64, which proved to be one of if
A GOOD story (states the Financial News) is
who came to London to sell a gold mine, and,
by the aid of a large and fine block of gold-
contract had been signed the purchasers were
anxious to get quick returns from the pro-
perty, and, at their request, the Australian
cabled out to his partner to "commence
received, but the next day the message was
reply : "Can't commence crushing till you
send back the reef."
AT a meeting of the Coolgardie Caledonian
to visit Coolgardie and attend the Caledonian
gathering on New Year's Day. The idea
chief of the society, who, it is understood,
acted on "information received." It is prob-
South Australia at least will accept the invi-
tation, and as some of the others are also in-
will avail themselves of the opportunity to
THE "City of Perth" Juvenile Lodge, in con-
fellows, was successfully launched on Tues-
day evening, 17 boys were duly initiated, and
the following officers were installed : W.G., H.
H. Dale ; V.G., Eric H.Bell ; secretary, E.
Langridge ; warden, Edgar Bell ; conductor,
Geo. Burkett, and I.G., H. Randell. C. S.
Sherwood then addressed the brethren,
pointedly referring to the many advantages
the rising generation enjoy, and from which
them to be true and stand well together. G.
M. Nugent, of the Joshua Harwood Lodge,
expressed his pleasure at being present and
promised a prize to the boy who introduced
the largest number of members during the
year.
THE first meeting of the literary department
of the Karrakatta Club, held on Tuesday after-
noon, proved very successful. There are to be
four departments in the club for purposes of
mutual improvement. These are placed in
charge of a chairman, each chosen for her
special fitness for the post, as follows : literary'
department, Miss Nisbet ; hygeine depart-
ment, Mrs. W. James ; artistic department,
Lady Forrest ; educational and legal depart-
meant, Miss Best. It has been arranged that
each department shall meet on successive Tues-
day afternoons. The officers of the club are :—
Present, Mrs.Onslow ; vice-president, Mrs.
Hensman ; treasurer, Miss Ferguson ; record-
ing secretary, Mrs. James Cowan ; corres-
THE LATE MR. C. G. MILLAR. (Article), The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946), Saturday 24 February 1900 [Issue No.1769] page 23 2019-09-15 18:23 made several , cruises round Australia, and
concludes:- "I enclose photos. of Verena and
the position it now enjoys. He occupied the
made several cruises round Australia, and
concludes:—"I enclose photos. of Verena and
IN MEMORY. MRS. ALBERT MILLER. (Article), The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946), Saturday 13 February 1932 [Issue No.4,336] page 13 2019-09-15 18:07 father (the late Mr. George Harkeri was
four Parliaments, including the first Par
liament (J856-1859). He was also Trea
surer in the O'Khanassy Ministry, and his
uprightness earned him the title through
one of the chief residential areas in Mel
late Mr. Albert Miller this personal graci
society, and their home, Wbernside,
her a familiar figure at all musical gather
ings. and she was associated from its
foundation with the Lady Northeote Per
of music, and after bis death she presented
his fine collection of music to the Univer
chapel at Trinity College. A devoted mem
council. Keenly patriotic, she was con
After Mr. Albert Miller's death their home.
Wbernside, passed into other hands, and
Miller, the mnch-esteemed master of the
in her Sith year came very suddenly after
ouly a few days' illness. She leaves three
Ballan), and Mr. Olive Miller (who has
two daughters—Mrs. Alan Currie, of Er
cildouue Statiou, Burrumbeet. and Mrs.
George Blackwood, of Langi-Willi, Pit
tong. The funeral took place at the Mel
father (the late Mr. George Harker) was
four Parliaments, including the first Par-
liament (1856-1859). He was also Trea-
surer in the O'Shanassy Ministry, and his
uprightness earned him the title through-
one of the chief residential areas in Mel-
late Mr. Albert Miller this personal graci-
society, and their home, Whernside,
her a familiar figure at all musical gather-
ings, and she was associated from its
foundation with the Lady Northcote Per-
of music, and after his death she presented
his fine collection of music to the Univer-
chapel at Trinity College. A devoted mem-
council. Keenly patriotic, she was con-
After Mr. Albert Miller's death their home,
Whernside, passed into other hands, and
Miller, the much-esteemed master of the
in her 84th year came very suddenly after
only a few days' illness. She leaves three
Ballan), and Mr. Clive Miller (who has
two daughters—Mrs. Alan Currie, of Er-
cildoune Station, Burrumbeet, and Mrs.
George Blackwood, of Langi-Willi, Pit-
tong. The funeral took place at the Mel-
LATE MR. MCGREGOR. FUNERAL SERVICE. INTERMENT AT CANBERRA. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.) CANBERRA, Friday. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 1 October 1927 [Issue No.28,000] page 16 2019-09-15 18:01 ¡,(FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.)
'' CANBERRA, Friday.
ii More than 300 people heard the Rev. John(
Walker, formerly Moderator-Genoral of the
Presbyterian Assembly in Australia, read al
service over the body of the late Mr. J. R.l
coffin, and scattered their petals nbout the
?white, were the only colour In the cirri» of
men dressed in the mourning of black over
cpats. Rain moistened the windows miser-
McGregor, widow of the deceased, MISB C.
Francis, (niece), and Miss Jessie McGregor
-and the Federal Capital Commissioners, Sir
Thomas
address, In which be said that the blow they
was considerate, kind, capable-a quiet work-
He prayed for the Hou6e or Representatives,
which had lost two of ita most important
Mr McGregor was burled in the historic
grave 'near to that of Mr. Gale, who pro-
the House of Representatives (Sir Littletoo
E.' W. Parkes
.Wreaths were sent by the Commonwealth
lands), Senators and ofBcerB of the Senate,
the Clerk of the Senate (Mr. Manahan), tho
Speakers of the HOUBO of Representatives (Sir
lil'ttletou Groom), and officers of the House of
. Representatives, members of the HOUBB of Re-
tfite Parliamentary Staff's Sports Association,1
(FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.)
CANBERRA, Friday.
More than 300 people heard the Rev. John
Walker, formerly Moderator-General of the
Presbyterian Assembly in Australia, read a
service over the body of the late Mr. J. R.
coffin, and scattered their petals about the
white, were the only colour in the circle of
men dressed in the mourning of black over-
coats. Rain moistened the windows miser-
McGregor, widow of the deceased, Miss C.
Francis (niece), and Miss Jessie McGregor
—and the Federal Capital Commissioners, Sir
Thomas.
address, in which he said that the blow they
was considerate, kind, capable—a quiet work-
He prayed for the House or Representatives,
which had lost two of its most important
Mr McGregor was buried in the historic
grave near to that of Mr. Gale, who pro-
the House of Representatives (Sir Littleton
E. W. Parkes
Wreaths were sent by the Commonwealth
lands), Senators and officers of the Senate,
the Clerk of the Senate (Mr. Manahan), the
Speakers of the House of Representatives (Sir
Littleton Groom), and officers of the House of
Representatives, members of the House of Re-
the Parliamentary Staff's Sports Association,
LATE MR. MCGREGOR. FUNERAL SERVICE. INTERMENT AT CANBERRA. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.) CANBERRA, Friday. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 1 October 1927 [Issue No.28,000] page 16 2019-09-15 17:51 T_ATE MR. JVfCGREGOR.
t FUNERAL SERVICE.
¡,'n (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.)
LATE MR. McGREGOR.
FUNERAL SERVICE.
¡,(FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.)
People We Know Clerk of the Senate. (Article), Punch (Melbourne, Vic. : 1900 - 1918; 1925), Thursday 15 February 1917 [Issue No.3212] page 6 2019-09-10 18:14 %
V
The family name is G-avan Duffy—not simply
adoption of Gavan is mere affectation, in wit
ness whereor tney pome io me auotai^o ui «
transmitted both -.brilliancy and the pugnacious
spirit to his stock, he gave them also a leaven
Commons in England, and Frank, now Judge ol
whom we are now concerned—there is Chaiics,
"the Senate, and as this is the highest post in
fairly well maintained the .old family boast that
more important part in .the proceedings than
even the members themselves, no matter ho\V
to gaze on electors with disinterested compo
sure. His rest is unbroken by conjectures aris
years, ago, he was called on to choose between
ahy&jj strong in the conviction that a certain
footing in the service through acting as secre
into the sphere -which has held him ever since.
his father, but to Sir Graham Berry, who suc
in. substantiation of this the story was told
by cab to Government House, the former seek
ing a dissolution of Parliament. While the Pre
had shown a keen curiosity as to how the mis
he had been successful or not. The young secrej
'as he emerged that upon the cabby's impres
The (Premier laughed gaily at this as he entered
was told that Sir Charles had secured a disso
was admitted to the Bar, and that the neces
Servant—nothing more nor less. With his e)der
Not many boys would have ignored . this Law
the service supposed to be so inseparably asso
Gavan Duffy turned down his prospects «>"■ the
seem to indicate much in the way of puahfulness
or ambition. People said that one of the (iavsn
MR. C. OA VAN DUFFY, C.M.G.,
practice.. And he was commencing to make a
When a m'an tens you that up to Federation,
this man is sixty-one years of age the trin.,
Legislative Assembly, now the House of Repre
sentatives. He had just twenty years of ser
vice, and was 'Clerk Assistant of, the Legislative
Federal domain. Charles G-avan Duffy was
State Parliamentary service Jjfeing lowered in
status by the Commonwealth" establishment. In
any case he was only Clerk . Assistant in the
Representatives. He was in the atti
tude of being able to be happy >rt'h
charmer away. ;He even occupied the new £ust
acting as Clerk Assistant of the Senate, anu
way has been easy. It should go without say
it be said, the tales lose nothing in the telling*
months' Tarifi session of 1901-02. He repeated
the impression he had given as Assistant sec
retary to the Federal Convention in 1-897, _ana
that his C.M.G-.-ship came with the KinS s
Birthday honours in 19'04. He is something oi
an author in a semi-official way, and in ms
in the Legislative Assembly of Victoria has
left handy works to be remembered by in the poli
the family, which, however, m'ay be smore unique•
daughter of the late Allan M,'Lean, who was a
the little Gavan Dufiys of the union may hoast
that both his grandfathers were Australian Pre
Senate has the comforting thought that if ms
•least intp balm water. As it also marks the
it must be taken as the full achievement _ of
The Crown Prince has been promoted. The in
formation was conveyed in a recent. "Heraia
cable. Willie is now a general ui infantry—an
indefatigable and loyal fulfilment of duty.' It
Above him in the Wattle line
Our old frienc., Dr. Bevan, more than evex
like Cupid grown • patriarchal, has been telling
years service he was often temj>ted to. turn
aside from the spiritual to political fiews.
be contested—thq doors of (Parliament were open
opinions. out of his sermons. He detested the
White Australian policy, and that, too, flavour
in the pulpit than he would have done in Par
That the Prime ulinister is an able Parlia
ana nerves, and hands working rapidly, rattling
the opportunity presents itself. 'His quips and
cranks are much relished by the House, and >10
the Prime Minister himself. As a political per
his spurs, and time will show whether the pro
" The Royal Colonial Institute is very bucked
because the Pacific cable has shown a 1'rofit foi
the first time1 in its history. The all-red route
tremendous business which the Allied Govern
transmissions are still as slow . as our express
trains which stop at every station. Nobody _to
People We Know
The family name is Gavan Duffy—not simply
adoption of Gavan is mere affectation, in wit-
ness whereof they point to the absence of a
transmitted both brilliancy and the pugnacious
spirit to his stock, he gave them also a leaven-
Commons in England, and Frank, now Judge of
whom we are now concerned—there is Charles,
the Senate, and as this is the highest post in
fairly well maintained the old family boast that
more important part in the proceedings than
even the members themselves, no matter how
to gaze on electors with disinterested compo-
sure. His rest is unbroken by conjectures aris-
years ago, he was called on to choose between
always strong in the conviction that a certain
footing in the service through acting as secre-
into the sphere which has held him ever since.
his father, but to Sir Graham Berry, who suc-
in substantiation of this the story was told
by cab to Government House, the former seek-
ing a dissolution of Parliament. While the Pre-
had shown a keen curiosity as to how the mis-
he had been successful or not. The young secre-
as he emerged that upon the cabby's impres-
The Premier laughed gaily at this as he entered
was told that Sir Charles had secured a disso-
was admitted to the Bar, and that the neces-
Servant—nothing more nor less. With his elder
Not many boys would have ignored this Law
the service supposed to be so inseparably asso-
Gavan Duffy turned down his prospects at the
seem to indicate much in the way of pushfulness
or ambition. People said that one of the Gavan
MR. C. GAVAN DUFFY, C.M.G.,
practice. And he was commencing to make a
When a man tells you that up to Federation,
this man is sixty-one years of age the trim,
Legislative Assembly, now the House of Repre-
sentatives. He had just twenty years of ser-
vice, and was Clerk Assistant of the Legislative
Federal domain. Charles Gavan Duffy was
State Parliamentary service being lowered in
status by the Commonwealth establishment. In
any case he was only Clerk Assistant in the
Representatives. He was in the atti-
tude of being able to be happy with
charmer away. He even occupied the new post
acting as Clerk Assistant of the Senate, and
way has been easy. It should go without say-
it be said, the tales lose nothing in the telling.
months' Tariff session of 1901-02. He repeated
the impression he had given as Assistant sec-
retary to the Federal Convention in 1897, and
that his C.M.G.-ship came with the King's
Birthday honours in 1904. He is something of
an author in a semi-official way, and in his
in the Legislative Assembly of Victoria" has
left handy works to be remembered by in the poli-
the family, which, however, may be more unique
daughter of the late Allan M'Lean, who was a
the little Gavan Duffys of the union may boast
that both his grandfathers were Australian Pre-
Senate has the comforting thought that if his
least into calm water. As it also marks the
it must be taken as the full achievement of
The Crown Prince has been promoted. The in-
formation was conveyed in a recent "Herald"
cable. Willie is now a general of infantry—an
indefatigable and loyal fulfilment of duty." It
Above him in the battle line
Our old friend, Dr. Bevan, more than ever
like Cupid grown patriarchal, has been telling
years service he was often tempted to turn
aside from the spiritual to political fields.
be contested—the doors of Parliament were open
opinions out of his sermons. He detested the
White Australian policy, and that, too, flavour-
in the pulpit than he would have done in Par-
That the Prime Minister is an able Parlia-
and nerves, and hands working rapidly, rattling
the opportunity presents itself. His quips and
cranks are much relished by the House, and no
the Prime Minister himself. As a political per-
his spurs, and time will show whether the pro-
The Royal Colonial Institute is very bucked
because the Pacific cable has shown a profit for
the first time in its history. The all-red route
tremendous business which the Allied Govern-
transmissions are still as slow as our express
trains which stop at every station. Nobody to

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