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DESTRUCTION OF DRAINS REWARD OFFERED BY COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

DESTRUCTION OF DRAINS REWARD OFFERED, BY COUNCIL. AT Tueaday's meeting of the Coun cil, the engineer, Mr. L. D. Fawekner, drew attention to the fear ful mess of some of the drains in the town caused by the digging of some persons in the hunt for worms. In some cases portions of the brick, had been removed; The table drain near Moira House had been mutilated and the dainage' In: some parts along the river have been so great that it might mean that half'ot the bank might give way in time of flood.; The Council had the right to. summonipeople. ; It was declded, on the. rmotion of Crs. Cleary and Stolz, to offer a re ward and take o'totn against any of fenders,

Publication Title: Benalla Ensign
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SUCCESSFUL PARISH TEA MEETING HOLY TRINITY CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

SUCCESSFUL PARISH TEA MEET(ING.' .HOLY TRINITY CHURCH. CONTINUOUS rain had no powevr, seemingly, to.:- detract' from the success, of. a Congregational Parish 'Tea, hold.,by Holy Trinity,.Churchi In tho' Memorial .,Hall on : :Wdedsedny "evening last The tables were filled ,to; seating capacity :flveo minutes be= fore,the d',hour of, commencemerit, 6.30 ,p.m., Many others had to ,wait until a second sitting could b'e servebd. In all, it is estimatedthat '250 people were .'present... ,The indefatigable Ladies' :Guild, ..asslsted?' :by other members. of the' congregation, worked incessantly ,and 'well ,under thle lead ership of Mrs Jim :Hair and Mrs B. BiJlggs, and: performed' miracles in serving the big numb'ir' -of guests. Amrnoiig those: present were the Rev. L. . H VWilkinson and AdJt. and Mrs Sutton.. After. the tables -had been -cleared, musicall items ,were: rendered as fol lows -?lale . quintet,?'"Comrades. In Arms," suing by ''Mlessrs'H. Richard Ron, D.' C.` Latch, J.S .' Steve...

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"TURN OFF THE MOON" BENALLA TALKIES. SATURDAY AND MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

"TURN OFF, THE MOON" BENALL# TALKIES. SATURDAY AND MONDAY,: ,fSIC "and. laughter :are equal in X gredients minxed.6; in, llberal',pro portion In, "Turn; Oft 'Wtho ','Moon," Paramount's ne'vest musical, comedy hit., Charlie Ruggles heads the cast of"'movie land radio' stars assembled for this latest "must" on your movie list. ?He is' aided'by Eleanore 'Whit noy; Johnny,Downs, r Kenny 'Baker, Phil 'Harrisand' his orchestra.and the Fachonettes.'' Thrills, Intrigue, Romance Crowd Esplonage, Film.. A Alion, international Intrigue and romanceoin, generous portions keep Paramount's:"The Girl From Scot land Yard,", moving" at "a swift pace. The picture has plenty of thrills and chills, some excellent comedy, and a flavoring of music. The story presents Karen Morley in the .title role as an agent who uses hor.beauty and wit to trap the inven tor'of a' death ray who threatens to destroy England's air force with. his invention. Since the ray is operated at a distance and is invisible, It is no...

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WODONGA CONFERENCE PROPOSED ELECTRICITY FOR COUNTRY CENTRES [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

WODONGA CONFER YNCE PROPOSED ELECTRICITY FOR COUNTRY CENTRES AFTIER Cr. A. IHarrlson reported on the yvonderful welcome which was extended to councillors by the Wodonga Shire Council when they at tended .the annual municipal confer ence, Cr Cleary was asked to speak on the motion submitted by the lien alia Shire Council. Cr Cleary said that It wan a matter which he brought forward at a pre vious mooting of the council deollngf with the necessity of supplying elec tricity to small country centres In various parts of Victoria. HIe sald that Mr Crlvelll was present and explained that It was not expected that elec tricity would be any cheaper nor would the extensions. of service lines be any quicker than at present. Delegates objected to the proposal of a .Royal Commission and prevailed, upon him to alter the motion to a Commission of Inquiry. That would mean that there would be no In quiry into the operations of the Elec trilclty but that the Public Works De partment-would have an inqu...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

.CROX O S C. 0.C.-X 0 5, e-So smut... ogood looking ... so decidedly ,Well madel Of all wool lancy conting, this style has a stitched back and sleeves, now shoulders, and a flattering collar and revers of lapin fur. Black, navy and brown are in S.W., S.W, W, S.O.S, and O.S. fittings Pric.... ,, . r ,5 49/11 NO DEPOSIT > 2M-WEEKLY f or-ornl' W E E K L Y ,Wtuler smartness and onlly 2/6 t~ockly toith the onlt cextra charge fote us. of ecms tcrns of 1/- in the £. " x 13 128 BOURKE STREET Phone Cent. 3443 (5 lines). P.O. Box 1988R. MELBOURNE'S LEADING CREDIT STORE ALSO AT Fitzroy, Albury, Ararat, Bairnsdalo, Ballarat, Bandigo, L Goalong, Mildura, Shcpparton, Wangaratta.. °*? illln u nt iif llii llutll l [ a[i| III I l llli nininuallnllllllll llllll11 ]llllllIIIIIIIIIIIIli?nlI IIIIII Hlllll lill ia llIuI '? ll lll IIIIIInallisin f i " " t SHIVER MY TIMBER S-AN OLD SEA SAYING. i i Don't You Shiver this Winter in a Draughty House.' LINE OUT THAT ROOM WITH, ' TERRETT'S FIBRO PLASTER 'I SP...

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HEALTH REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

HEALTH REPORT HIIP Health Inspector (Mr . TVat .on) submitted his monthly're Pliot which was received except where otherwise specified:-; those days.-Left to the discretion of the' 'sdcretary to minake' an appolt mont. A canpaighn of Immunization against Diphtheria is proposed to ,take place luring 'th next few weeooks,' and acting on 'instr'uctions from Dr. Har rinlton,'t MO.H., I'- have circularlsed all the schools In tho. Shire and pro vided head teachers' with a supply of consent fornms fsor' distribution. to the children:' Country 'children desiring immunilzatd"ri Wlls" e, reqiuired: to' at tend I'for name at thei HIilth Ceirtre. ,Immunization ofilpaal children will he carried ouit at 'the lienail?a East and West? Schools 'Ike tent :tmid three finjections will extend over?u period of six weeks, and asI .may be assisting the Doeator on atleaste twon sale. days during that period,, I suggest-that Mr Hossack act as" Market Inspector on thos; days.. ,. i4$Slaughter Yards: and Busin...

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DONORS OF TROPHIES TO ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

DONORS OF TROPHIES TO ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. *The club desire. to exprees Its ft?anks ,and apprecIation to the fol lowlng donors of trophles:--Mr E. E. Carter,; Benalla district men's open Rcratch ?slngles; Mr 13. Briggs, Bonalle. district ladles' open scratch singles; Apex Club, mixed foursomes handl cap; Mrs O'Shea (Victoria Hotel), men's four ball bogey handicap (Sun day); Miss R.. Ledger, "A" division men's handicap singles (morning); F'. Harrlson Pty. Ltd, V'B" division men's handicap singles (morning); James Buchanan and Co. Ltd. (Black and White Whisky), "A" division =men's handicap singles, 36 holes; Mr W. N. McNicol. "B" divilslon men's handicap ingles, 36 holes; Mr T. Symons (Royal Hotel); men's handicap singles .A" and: "B" division, afternoon round;; Miller and Coy., menr'd-handl cap teams match; Mir A, W. Grubb, Diggerg' hhiaicap, t. )·' ':

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BENALLA SHIRE COUNCIL MONTHLY MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

BENALLA SHIL'L S:,-COUNCEL A MONTHLY MEETING The monthly meeting of the Ben alla Shire Council was held at 'the .council chambers on'-Tuesday \'last .when there-was .a .full attendaince of councillors, ... . "''' .--' -'-Correspiondence. - . .From the'Secretary, Landq .Deptrt .ment, asking for .a report-on water reserve and road.along Wattle Creek, Sec. 121, VWintooe and -stato. whether same can be closed under Se. 304 without injury to, public interest lIs the road used or unubed.-Objectors to be advertised for. From name askirig for a roprt on roads between allots 63 and "4, Olenrowan, also land at'end of same, and whether'these 'areas can be closed and sold under Section 304 without injury to public Interests. Objectors to be advertised for. . From 'same, 'requesting report' on road between. allots. 7, Olenrowac. running from 'the C.R.B; main. road to the crock, and asking whether same can be closed and sold without injury to public Interests.-Same as above.' Froin State Electric...

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BASKET BALL "SNAKE GULLR" CLUB FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

BASKET BALL "SNAKE GULLR" CLUB FORMED.. A NEW Basket IBall club has beenO formed ,?i ,Bnallo, and, owlog to the enthuslaim- dlsiaflyed tWyoiteams have been torind.Tho new 'cylub is styled "The Shnrite Gully". Club, and has as Its president. Miss Rose Abley, w1itth AMiIUna Grlfriths g"graretaty, and lMiss Ivy Turyey,. treasuror. lises Rose Abley. has boen elected crapthtri of the "A' team with Mies Um, Grffliths na vice-captain, whillo: the.:'B" team wl, hbe indler the cap ntancy of Miss Marjorie Nelson, withl 'Miss Murlel VWeller as the vice-cap tain. A full set of equipment has been purchased, and through tihe generosity of the curator of the Gar'deni" (Mr I-larry Briggs). the members are ablo to practice and play their matches In tthe Gardens. On Monday last the girls had their first gatsn against WVnton, winning by 10 goals to 12 aftter a very enjoy abli game. H.A.C.B. SOCIETY.-A meeting of 3enalia liranch o,of the lt.A.C.B3 Soc elty was held at St. Joseph's school room on Sunday...

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THE TWO MAIN EVENTS OF THE TOURNEY LADIES' OPEN SCRATCH SINGLES 36 Holes. Mrs R. Wilkinson (Benalla), 81-81-163. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

THE TWO MAIN EVENTS OF THE TOURNEY I LADIES' OPEN SCRATCH. SINGLES 36 Holes.. Mrs R. Wilkinson (Benalla), 81. 81'163.. MImfu - Ilollly , (Yarrawonga), 84 80-164; Misa V. 'Sambolll. (Beech worth), 83-81-164; .Mrs Preston (Bleechworth) 85-87-172; MIHne M. O'Shea (Lernmlia), 85-80.174; ItIIs AT. King (13enaollt), 00-88-178; Mrs All chln (13oechwor'th); 88-82-180. A trio of golfers at the Benalla tourney: Pat Gleason (right), oa Kew, won the district championship. He was country champion in 1933 and 1934. L. Sayers (contre) tied for second place in the championship, and H. Archer (left) was amnong the low markers. BENALI`A -OISTRICT MEN'S OPEN SCRATCH SINGLES, 36 Holes P. G. Gloeeson (Kew) 71, 71-142. L. A. Sayers (Benalla) 72, 71-143 C. A. McKenzie (Euroa) 67, 76-143 P. Vesttori (TBrigLht) 74, 73-147; R. M. Quinn (Victorla) 78, 72-148; F. onadown (Yarra Yarra) 74, 70-150; II. Androws (]3cechworth) 74,, 7-150; 1'. J. TBrowning (Yarrawonga) 78, 73 -151; C. 1R. Smith (Victorln),80, 71 151...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

LEDGER'S . Annual Stock-Taking Sale SURPLUS STOCK MUST BE CLEARED. '. . AT. VERY :SPECIAL.? PRICES.. ALL LINES--SILVER. PLATE, CHINA. - CRYSTAL' CLOCKS,r HANDBAGS, JEWELLERY, .WATCHES, CUTLERY CUTLERY.-Mirror Finish Stainless Knives, Sheelleld. make. ,Tahlesu.' and Dosserts. 1/ each. Dessert Knives, 6d. each.. Harrison' Flsheris Madras SBlilver-Dessert; Spobns and Forks,,...10d each; Table' Spoons and-Forks, 1/4 each.l.. ALARM CLOCKS--Oerman Make, 4/9. HAND BAGS.---od Linen, 2/0, 5/, -7/8 to Clear.. CHINA.-Quantity , five China Plates worth 1/3 to Clear-'d each.: - CRYSTAL.-Best Quality. All Carrying Large Reductions. NEW SWALLOW GOLF BALLS-I/- each. WATCHES.-Girls' Chrome Wristlet Watches, Sale Speclal,, 1/ each.. SpeciAl Offer of ??Trade.?n on old. Watche?,for Rotherhams during Sale SEEi"OUR' DISPLAY.r:;." STOCKS MUSTA BE..CLEARED. . G-R. " LEDGER. PTY., LTD. BRIDGE STREET; ' (Near P.O.) , , - BENALLA A REMINDER WHY. HAVE BROKEN BRICKS' IN YOUR FIREPLACE USE:' ONE OF OUR FIRE GRAT...

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Devotees of "The Royal and Ancient Game" Star in Holiday Tourney Record Field Enjoys Glorious Weather at Benalla OPEN HONOURS TO P. G. GLEESON, OF KEW MRS WILKINSON CHAMPION ASSOCIATE [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

' eotes f "ThefRoyl and Anient Game" Star in HoliayTourne Record Field Enjoys Glorious Weather at Benalla :i OPEN HONOURS TO P. G, GLEESON, OF KEW MRS$WILKINSON CHAMPION ASSOCIATE withn.tno- picturesque environs of 'the'"Bolken JlIver In full bloom, fol Si`owlnigupon 'the','molsture of the p?re vlous week, the Benailla 'olf Club were fortunate in- enjoying a dash of glorious weatier for the annual ,,King's .Birthday -tourney, staged: over ..the .last week-end. G,'olers -repro *eritliig- everiial 6f the major metro politan clubs as wellas district' play ers assembled to do battle with the Colonel.with varying fodrunies and, it may be added,' it is this variety in the S'wooing of Lady Luck with 'an'admix ture of. skill which-': has- .e made; the grandý old Scottlsh game of golf ao Immensely , popular whether 'it be played in Alaska;, Baluchistan or the Cameroons;: . .. . ' With the. beautiful stretch' of greeon .sward 'beclkonlng beneath brilliant ieunshine a:d' the tang of the moun t...

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THIS YEAR'S CHAMPIONS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

THIS YEAR'S CHAMPIONS .Although only twenty-alx years or age, Mr Pat Gleeson, a brother of Mr J. Olecson 'of Benalla,' has an Impos Ing list of golfing succcsses to which he added the Benalln open champion ship. Mr Gleeson . has been seven times champion of Ballarat, where-he also established.the course record; He also wo?n the country chariplonship' n the yearns 1934'and 1935 and last year (1937) won the GOelorig Club's open event. He is the 1938 champion of his own club at iKw. Mr Gloeson is re garded' as one of the most promising country golfers to come to the metro politan area. Besides being an excel lent golfer, Mr Glecson possesses a fine personlity and made .many ifriends during this, his first visit to Bonalla. He expressed the fact that he was looking forward to returning Sto next year's meeting. Haying mnade .his acquaintance, district 'golt ers will watch his performances in the city with great Interest. MRS WILKINSON'S SUCCESSES. ,Among the associates the perform ances ...

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FANCY DRESS FOOTBALL MATCH AT GOORAMBAT. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

FANCY DRESS FOOTBALL MATCH . AT GOORAMBAT. GREAT amusement was caused by the fancy dress football" match played at Oooramhat on.Monday last (King's Birthday), when a fine disillay of characters wan presented. To commence it seemed necosnary to parade these gorgeous colors, and. It was with gdod effect too. A band of mouth organs. anil kerosnno tins led the procession, with Teddy Roscoe as drum-major, assnnisted by J. J. Cooper, who with both' hands full wheeled' the drum-major: per wheelbarrow to the groundsfor play Captains John Melkle and Tom Trewin -oon hadL their well trained men In their. paces, and away the game proceeded. Play was even and exciting, hand-ball and ; passing, showed weeks of practice. A new rule was in evidence when Umpire Roscoe had to, release three players from.a heavy 'n.acks on .the mill," which seemed likely to result in play ers becoming wfnded. After this re lease the hall wan. missing, and when it was found, Pelacco had, by this time; had some quarter ...

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TATONG-THOONA LEAGUE. ALL BLACKS 12-22, THOONA 6-10. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

TATONG-T*-HOONA LEAOGUE ALLBLACKS 12,2 THOONA 610. Shoeklg .forward work; on .the part of?,All Blacks accounted for the Im ndnse 'tally of behinds in comparison with the goals iscored In" the match against Thoona at the Friendly SocIe tIes' ground 'lbdt 'Saturday. It could. be' reasonably said .of the match that. All Blacks won more points by mistakes made by the vlsI tors' itan by their:; own ' ability to subdue the defending-, divisions of their opponents. Forward weakness seems to b~" the all-oembraclng tiouble of country football-a player without proper coaching develops more naturally Into a back: mnn with the fine art of for ward work remaining U?italght. All Blacks assumed the lead from the start and'at'no stage of the game .were they actually troubled to eventu ally win by 48 points. Thoona were nothing If not game In the truest sense of the word, but they too, imade' the fatal .mistake of con centratlng- on: defence and allowing many opportunities to score polntd.'. There w...

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LOCAL & GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

LOCAL & GENERAL WEIGHBRIDGE SUGGESTED FOR BENALLA-t.t 'Tuesday's moot Ing of the Boenrzll'"Shiro'Cdounci, 'Cr., A.. Harrison drew attention "to the necessity of establishing a weigh bridge at Bonalla. ' He said that. von dors had difculty in ascertaining the weight of fpdder before .it entered tr'uo?;idho.tugfit t was time that'they investi~ated, the mntr with. a view to' establishing one in .lenalla. .He said thatt.,, 1900 tons of: saleable fodder had leftf Dnaliar theis season.: Cr. Bowdern' said that probably: they could' remove the one at. Glenrowanr It was decided on the motion of. Crs. Harrison-and Sadler that! tie engineer go into the matter. THE TALE OF A 81KE.-Probably It has often been queried as to who coined the ' brevity of bicycle-the bike. ,Anyway there. was little worry attached to the actual name by whlch the machine was known recently when one of local constabulary had his method of locomotion putrloined. It happened to one 'of a number 'con: veniently "par...

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Liberal Countrymen Meet BRANCH OF NEW PARTY FORMED [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

Liberal Countrymen Meet% BRANCH OF NEW PARTY FORMED There was an attendance of sixty or so at the meeting convened to form a branch of the new Country Liberal Party at Benalla. The meet ing was addressed by Mr McEwen, M.H.R., who stated that a re-creation of the Country Party had beenforced by the Central Council. Led During the course of his addresna Mr Mcifwen said that he appreciated the ond opportunity of being present at the nd Inauguration of the now movement at * Donalla. The reason for the new or nd ganisation was well enough known tat and he belloved that the step recently In- taken by Air Incbbold had won the to approbation and admiration of I hi p" constituents. Few people in the fot North-Eastern portion of Victoria up were natinfled with existing state of at nffairs In the U.C.P. Mr nAclwen alid cd that. It was not it fact that whant hnd lI- occurred within the Country Party *al wan caused by his expulsion. The ex as pulsion was but a minor incident in lot his opinion. ...

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POPULAR GIRL QUEST CARNIVAL OF FUN. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

POPULAR GIRLE QUEST ::-'CARNIVAL OF· FUN. L Y I:'ghts, the raucous tones of the town crloer,nd the gay and cheer ful atnoaphrd 6~f a carnival will dis turb? te?u`nuial' :tranquility -.of the "'vilang :green', near !the- post ofice to-night `(Friday, 17th) :,whbn the Apex Club will'.rmak further efforts to' assist ;the `local Agimblilance alid Bush Nursing Hospitl ( • :Thli Carnival of Fun; will provide entertainment for all; and the sport Ing public' will have ,ample opportun Ity,for tryling their skill at the vali' oun sidoe showsa ;Bottle-bash, darto, and `the fancin ating game `of win-a-lot, the latest 'raze in coin ,games will be' in full swing. and for" each ' ofo these there are plrzes which must' be won. The. fun of the` fair is'yours'for the taking and. in addition to::the enjoy ment which .the organlsoirs "offer you, you will have.an opportunity for as sieting this .:very worthy appeal;

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Engineer's Report [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

En'gneer's Repoit THE Engineer"(Mfr L. D: Fawckner) reported at Tuesday's mooting of the Council as follows, the report be ing received except where otherwise specilfled: lDevenish RIding. Boundary Road, Boxwood. Two sections of this work are now com? plate, vize the section north=f''rom Boxwood school and the section near Major Plains, leaving the' short sec tion In between still to be done.', The sections completed are ,urgently. In need of siome wet weather to facilitate consolidation. So far there lias been hardly any rain in this locality., Stockyard Creek' Bridge.- Repalr work has been carried out i on , this bridge in an endeavor to keep' same safe for tramffic. The structure is, however, approaching' the end' of its useful life and cannot be' expected to last many years longer. Mokoan Riding. 3Benalla-Yarrawonga Road, Jolnt Devonish Riding.-Contract 18R120 for which no satisfactory tenders were received, has been commenced by day labor, approval from .the C..B., having been ...

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OLD PIONEER PASSES MRS ISABELLA FERRIS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 17 June 1938

OLD PIONEER PASSES MRS ISABELLA FERRIS. We regret to-day to recordthe death of one of the oldest and most highly respected residents of the district in the person of Mrs Isabella Ferris of Thoona. Death took place at her resi dence at Thoona yesterday. The de ceased lady had reached the great age of 93 years and 8 months, and would have attained hedr 94th birthday, in October next. She was born at Dun Fermaline, Scotland, and canme to Aus tralia with her parents when only 7 years of age. She was married in Melbourne at St. James' old Cathedral to Mr David Curtis Ferris, who pre deceased her 42 years ago. She has been a resident of the'Thoona district for 62 years, and , during that time made a host of friendswho will re gret to learn of her death. She was one of the pioneers who did so much for the advancemnent of the district. She possessed a kind disposition, and   gave a helping hand to all district functions. She reared a large faminly, viz; Leah (Geelong), Jessle (...

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