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Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, October 13, 1894
Brisbane Society p 717
Messrs F. PEARSE and Leigh CROFTON left by the Aramac on Saturday last for Bowen, where they intend entering on pastoral pursuits.

Mr Thomas H BROWN, accompanied by his sister and brother, has travelled from Scotland, via Vancouver, and arrives in Brisbane this week. Mr BROWN'S marriage with Miss GRIFFITH will take place before the close of the year.

Mr A D SMITH, member of the well-known engineering firm of A and W SMITH and Co, of Glasgow, is visiting Queensland, and is staying at Lennon's Hotel.

Mrs GRAHAM, of the Hermitage, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs Charles GRAHAM, Brisbane, has returned to Toowoomba.

The engagement of Mr Piers Hay BAKER, of the P and O service, only son of the late Deputy Commissary-General Robert Cattley BAKER, England, and Miss Jessie GUTHRIE, second daughter of the late Hugh Miller GUTHRIE, collector of Customs, and of Weena, Wallan, is announced.

Mr G H L TANCRED, of Weens, Nanango, left for England last week by the R M S Jelunga on a visit to his family, Arden Hall, Yorkshire.

The invitations to the marriage of Miss Grace GROOM, second daughter of Mr W.H. GROOM, M L A, with Mr Lewis M BOND, of Brisbane, have been issued.

The engagement is announced of Miss GROOM, eldest daughter of Mr W H GROOM, M L A, Toowoomba, to Mr W.T. BAYNES, of South Brisbane. The marriage will take place next Easter.

Miss GROOM, who has been on a long visit to her brother, Mr L E GROOM, Merkara, South Brisbane, has returned to Toowoomba.

Miss SANKEY, who has been staying with her sister Mrs WILLET [Gympie], has returned to Brisbane.

Mr V TABART and Mrs TABART [nee DRURY] left this week for Croydon.

Miss Melanie ABBOTT, who was in Brisbane on a brief visit to her parents, has returned to Sydney.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, December 3, 1892
Social Gossip
p 1061
Brisbane Society
[shortened version, rather a very large write-up]
The marriage of Mr Victor DRURY [of the firm of Messrs HART, FLOWER, and DRURY, solicitors, of this city], son of Mr A V DRURY, Clerk of the Executive Council, and Miss Margaret STANLEY, second daughter of Mr H.C. STANLEY, Chief Engineer of Railways, was celebrated at St John's Pro-cathedral at half-past 1 o'clock on Wednesday afternoon. The ceremony was performed by Rev Manly POWER.
Bridesmaids were Misses G and C STANLEY [sisters of the bride] Miss Meta STANLEY [her cousin], and Miss Florence DRURY [sister of bridegroom] Mr Thomas BROWN acted as best man. The three groomsmen were Messrs. GARRICK, Talbot STANLEY, and Arthur DRURY.
The beautiful gown was made by Messrs. GRIMES and PETTY'S. The bonnet was the
work of Miss CALDWELL.
Other names associated with the wedding:--
Miss Blanche ROBERTS presented a handsome bouquet of flowers to Mrs. A V
DRURY.
Mrs E R DRURY
Mrs F D G STANLEY
Mrs D L BROWN
Mrs Graham HART
Mrs THOMSON [Inchcolm]
Mrs Selwyn SMITH
Miss FEMISTER
Mrs WALKER
Mrs R THOMPSON

The following is a list of those who gave presents and who aren't mentioned
in the list of names above.
His Excellency the Governor and Lady NORMAN
Misses MONTEFIORE ; Mr and Mrs J STEVENSON ; Mr and Mrs CANNAN ;C and D
GRAHAM
Mr and Mrs A FEEZ ; Mr and Mrs W F WILSON ; Master and Miss BATH ; Miss
M'ILWRAITH
Mr and Mrs J BROWN ; Miss L STEVENSON ;T H ANNETT ;Misses CLARK ;Mr and Mrs
J H BROWN ;Mr BARLOW ;Mrs NEWMAN-WILSON ;Miss M CANNON ;Mr and Mrs G L HART
Mr and Mrs J H FLOWER ;Colonial and Mrs DRURY ;Masters BROWN ;Mr and Mrs
ROTH
Miss G WOODCOCK ;HANSTEAD cousins ;Mrs WELLS ;Mrs M'DOWALL ;Mrs G FOXTON
Dr and Mrs THOMSON ;Miss M BROWN ;Mr and Miss FINNEY ;Mrs WILSON ;Mr A
DOUGLAS
Mrs GOSTLING ;Hon G WALLOP ;Miss SCOTT ;Mrs MOFFAT ;Mrs MONTEFIORE ;Mr A
FALLS
Mr TYLLER ;Miss MOONEY
Mr and Mrs M STANLEY ;Mr T BROWN ;Mr T and Miss NEILSON ; Mr CAMERON ;Miss N
and Mr J. BROWN ;Mr and Mrs M S SMITH ;Miss T MOONEY ;Mrs BOYLE ;Mr and Mrs
J MATHIESON
Mr J F ARNOTT ;Miss F TAYLOR ;Miss M PALMER; Mr J P BELL; Mr and Mrs Tom
MOONEY
Miss MOONEY.

The bridal party and guests were entertained at lunch by Mr and Mrs STANLEY, at their residence, Tighuabrinach. Mr and Mrs DRURY left by the 4 o'clock train for Toowoomba and the Blue Mountain Hotel. Mr and Mrs DRURY will make their home at Eagle Junction.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, October 28, 1893
Brisbane Society p 859
Miss Lorna BARRON received a visit from a " surprise party," at Cooltique, the residence of her grandfather, Mr W T BLAKENEY, on Friday evening last, when about thirty of her schoolgirl friends arrived in a body, laden with baskets containing all sorts of dainties. A very pleasant evening was spent in dancing and games till after 11 o'clock.

Mr. Edward WEINHOLT left last Monday evening by the mail train to join the French mail steamer Polynesian at Sydney, en route for England, where he rejoins his family.

The death of Mrs NELSON {widow of Dr W L NELSON} after a short illness came as a great surprise to her many friends. Since her husband's decease Mrs NELSON has resided with her sister, Mrs A V DRURY, New Farm.

Mr Sylvester BROWNE, formerly of Humeburne station {Charleville} and Mrs BROWNE have taken Mrs BLACK'S residence, Dundoo, Long Beach, Mordialloc, Victoria, for the summer months. Mr BROWNE, who is a brother of "Rolf BOLDREWOOD," is at present engaged in mining, and his many old friends in Queensland will be glad to hear that he is one of the fortunate owners of the Coolgardie reef, in Western Australia. Mrs BROWNE is a daughter of the late Sir W F STAWELL, Chief Justice of Victoria.

Our Neighbours p 859 Townsville, October 14
Miss MACARTHUR leaves for Melbourne by the Aramac on Monday where her marriage with Mr JAMESON will take place in December.

It is with the deepest regret I have to record the death of Mr Walter HAYS, one of our oldest and most respected residents.

Roma, October 22
Mr DAY, Indooroopilly, is visiting his daughter, Mrs Frank KATES, of Richmond Downs.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, October 28, 1893
Social Gossip p 859
Petitions have been filed for the liquidation of the following estates:-
Wm. LOVEDAY, farmer, Meringandan, liabilities £1553 16s.

Wm. Geo. SMITH, sen., Architect, liabilities £680  5s  5d.

The following persons have been adjudicated insolvent since our last issue:-
George BRYANT, of Nerang, storekeeper

Charles WINTERFLOOD, of Brisbane, gasfitter

John RICON, of Brisbane, cordial manufacturer

A.E.BELL, of Paddington, carpenter

Samuel M'KEOWN, of New Farm, labourer

George FOX, of Brisbane, bootmaker

Inspector LAMOND, of Blackall, wires to the Commissioner of Police that the blacks there had reported finding the body of a white man by a Tambo blackboy in the scrub near Old Pine Hill-road. The inspector thinks the body may be that of Samuel WELLS, who was lost from Northampton Downs station last year.
The Tambo police have been instructed to make the necessary investigations.

The following applications for patents have been made:-
J.S. BODEN, of Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales, engineer, " A new feed water heater."

J.A. CHAPMAN, Of Prince's-street, Dunedin, New Zealand, stock and share broker, " The domestic fuel saver and heater."

G.A. MACNUTT, of 24 Collins-street, Melbourne, Victoria, doctor of medicine, " An improved screw for woodwork and other purposes."

On Saturday evening Mr. J.F. THALLON, the General Traffic Manager, received a telegram from Gympie, stating that a man named William HOLT, who gave his address as 18 Woomera Avenue, Sydney, had attempted to cut his throat in the train from Maryborough to Gympie. The train was just leaving the Kilkivan Junction Station when the alarm  was raised. Guard EVANS at once pulled up the train, and proceeded to the carriage in which the occurrence had happened. he found HOLT bleeding from a serious wound. He managed to stop the bleeding, and when the train arrived at Gympie sent the sufferer to the hospital. At a late hour on Saturday night HOLT was still living, but was in a serious condition.

{shortened version}
The marriage of Mr. William J. BUZACOTT, editor of the Queenslander [second son of Mr. C.H.BUZACOTT, of Verney, Graceville], and Miss FULLER [Christine Marguérite--"May"--only daughter of the late Dr. James Mortimer FULLER, and granddaughter of the late Dr. Hugh Pittar FULLER, of Abbey-rood, St. John's Wood, London], was celebrated at All Saint's Church, Wickham-terrace, at 1 o'clock on Wednesday. The ceremony was performed by the rector, the Rev. Canon ROBINSON. The bride entered the church on the arm of her step-father, Mr. DONALDSON, of Kapunda Valley, who afterwards gave her away.
Mr. and Mrs. W.J. BUZACOTT leave this afternoon by train for Spring Bluff, the country residence of,,,,,,,? C. Hardie BUZACOTT.

Brisbane Society  p 859
Mrs. and Miss Hume BLACK left last week by the Buninyong for Melbourne on a visit to Mrs. DEMPSTER, who is a sister of Mrs. BLACK.

Mr. W.S. MOLLE, who has been spending the last few months on a sugar plantation at the Johnstone River, returned last week, and is staying with his mother, Mrs George RAFF, New Farm.

Mrs. CASTILLA, Melbourne, who has been on a visit to her daughter, Mrs de Jersey GRUT, returned home last week.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, December 22, 1894
Births p 1161
DELPRATT, On the 12th December, at Tambourine, the wife of J.H. DELPRATT, of a daughter.

ROBERTSON, On the 11th December, at her residence, Burnett Lodge, South Brisbane, the wife of J.A. ROBERTSON, of a son.

Deaths p 1161
BARTON, On the 3rd October, at Rownhams, Charles Cutts BARTON, only son of the late Rev. Charles BARTON, of Rownhams, county Southampton, Rector of St. Andrew's, Holborn, and grandson of the Very Rev. Cutts BARTON, D.D., Dean of Bristol, aged 92.

LEVINGSTON, on the 13th December, at Myora, Brookes-street, Bowen Hills, Thomas Moreton, infant son of Thomas LEVINGSTON, aged 7 weeks.

MULLIN, on the 12th December, at his residence, 66 Leichhardt-street, Spring Hill, William Norris MULLIN, Customs, aged 53 years.

PAUL, On Sunday, the 9th day of December, 1894, Lancelot Cyril, son of Percival and Blanche Iris PAUL, aged 3 years.

Queensland News
p 1159
Charters Towers
December 16
A miner named B. NEWTON was drowned while bathing at Broughton.

Francis IRWIN, a pensioned sergeant of police, is now missing, and it is believed that he has committed suicide in the Band of Hope shaft, which goes down 500ft. straight, and then there is the underlie. The body has not yet been recovered.

Blackall December 13
The District Court sittings were continued yesterday. In the case of Elizabeth MOSS, charged with arson, the jury disagreed, and after being locked up all Tuesday night was discharged. A fresh jury was empanelled, and the trial lasted till about 6 o'clock last night. Mr. FITZGERALD, counsel for the prisoner, commenced his address to the jury, when one of the jurymen was taken very ill, and his Honour was compelled to discharge the jury. The defendant was placed on her trial again to-day. The jury, after being locked up for an hour and a quarter, returned a verdict of " Not guilty," and the prisoner was discharged.

George William FORREST was found guilty of indecent assault, and was sentenced to nine months' hard labour in Rockhampton Gaol.

Intercolonial News
New South Wales Sydney, December 12,  p 1189
At the Quarter Sessions to-day Charles DAY and Frederick BOLLMAN were each sentenced to eighteen months' hard labour for conspiring to defraud Messrs. HENCKELS and Co. of a large sum of money.

December 13
Thomas and Mary JACKSON were to-day found guilty of failing to register the birth of a child in a lying-in house. The woman was sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment, with hard labour, and a fine of £200. She was told that if she disclosed what became of the child, which was taken from its mother shortly after its birth, the sentence would be shortened. This she declined to do, stating that it was being cared for, and she did not intend to break the promise she had given to the person who had adopted it not to disclose her name. Her husband was sentenced  to six months' hard labour and fined £100.

A fatal fight occurred at Penrith yesterday between two young fellows named Richard WILLIS and William LANG. The former after the fight felt pains in his head, but nothing serious resulted until 1 0'clock this morning, when he was found lying insensible under a tap with the water running over his head. He was removed to the hospital, where he died at 4 o'clock to-day. LANG has been arrested.

December 17
A verdict of manslaughter was returned to-day against M. R. LANG by the coroner's jury who were empanelled to inquire into the cause of the death of Richard WILLIS, who expired some hours after a fight with LANG. The medical evidence showed that death was due to concussion of the brain, the result of a blow.

A sad tragedy occurred at Gladesville on Sunday, when a married woman named Eliza Jane KEEPUCE, wife of Charles KEEPUCE, after drowning her three months old baby, committed suicide by taking a dose of carbolic acid. The woman, it appears, got her eldest daughter to help her carry a tub of water into her bedroom, where she shut herself in, and deliberately drowned the child in the tub, and then took carbolic acid. No cause can be assigned for the murder and suicide.

Death of Mr. R. L. STEVENSON
Auckland, December 17 
p  1190 
(shortened version}
News was received here from Samoa to-day by the steamer Upolu that Mr. R.L. STEVENSON, the celebrated novelist, died suddenly on the evening of 3rd December, at Apia. Dr. ANDERSON, of H.M.S. Wallaroo, and Dr. FUNK, of Apia, promptly attended the patient, but saw that the case was hopeless, and Mr. STEVENSON never recovered consciousness. During his last moments he was attended by his wife and her daughter, Mrs. STRONG, Mr. Lloyd OSBORNE, his step-son, Mr. Thomas STEVENSON, and his mother, besides the Rev. D. E. CLARKE, the doctors and a number of Samoans belonging to his household. He expired about two hours after his first seizure, the cause of death being sudden paralysis of the brain accompanied by collapse of the lungs. The funeral took place the next day on Mr. STEVENSON'S estate. The grave is situated on the summit of a lofty hill, to which a path had to be cut through the dense bush.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, April 28, 1894
No page no's for these
Social Gossip
Mrs BRODRIBB, of Whyalla, is staying with her daughter, Mrs. F.C. BOLTON, Indooroopilly

Mrs. De Lacy MOFFIATT, who has been staying with her father, Mr. John SCOTT, returned last week to Warwick.

Miss MACGREGOR, who has been staying for some time with her sister, Mrs. MACDONALD, New Farm, returned last week to Melbourne.

Miss YALDWYN is on a visit to her sister, Mrs. F. TAYLOR, Jericho station, Toowoomba.

Our Neighbours Townsville, April 24 The marriage of Mr. H.C. JOHNSTON, of Port Macquarie, and Miss DEEHAN {Charlotte Jane }, only daughter of Mrs. EDWARDS, of Mount Sturgeon, took place at St. Jame's Cathedral on Thursday morning last. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Archdeacon WHITE. Mr. Frank ANNING, of Reedy Springs, uncle of the bride, gave her away, and Mr. T.H. OLIVER, of Ellenvale, officiated as best man. Mr. WESTON presided at the organ. The bridesmaid was Miss E. WELLINGTON.

Miss Gertrude WYATT, who has been on a visit to her aunt, Mrs. GORTON, Cairns, returned........?

Toowoomba, April 24 Miss MURPHY, who has been visiting Miss LITTLE, left on Saturday for Brisbane, en route to join her brother, Mr. F. MURPHY, at Thursday Island.

Wedding at Gympie
The marriage of the Rev. T. ELLISON, recently of the Enoggera Wesleyan Circuit, and Miss Fanny BYTHEWAY, daughter of Mr and Mrs. BYTHEWAY, Calton, Gympie, was celebrated at the Wesleyan Church, Gympie, on Thursday, 12th instant. The bride was attended by five bridesmaids-- Miss BYTHEWAY, Miss Lucy MELLOR, Miss Jessie DAVIES, Miss Isabel CONWELL, and Miss Agnes WOODROW. Mr. E. BYTHEWAY accompanied the bridegroom as best man.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, Dec 22, 1894
Helping to Find Lost Relatives
October 28, 1894
p 1155
Inquires
EDWARDS, Moses, sent his address as P.O., Young, N.S.W., in October, 1881. His nephew inquires

EVANS, Alexander, Joined the Cape Mounted Rifles in 1884, purchased his discharge at King William's Town, S.A, in 1889, and is now believed to be in Australia. Sister asks

FLANDERS, Thomas, left London for back-street, Melbourne, nine years ago. Sister Harriet { who asks } has not heard of him for five years.

GALER, R.W., of Dalston, left Blackwall for Melbourne in 1851. Son Henry J. asks.

GORINGE, Mrs., went to Brisbane, and was last heard of by her sister Annie ten years ago at Sunny Dale farm, near there.

GREENHALGH, Robert Fletcher, left Bolton, Lancs., in June, 1883, for Brisbane; last heard of from Sydney. Relatives at Bolton ask.

HOLLINGSHEAD, Robert John, of Shadwell, went to Melbourne in 1852; last heard of from " corner of Market, Sydney, N.S.W." Sister Caroline asks.

JENNER, Mary Ann, was living in Freemantle, West Australia, in 1886. Sister Rachel asks.

NELSON, William, left Maeske-by-the-Sea, Yorks, eleven years ago; last heard of from Sydney, N.S.W., in June 1893. Mother asks.

POPKIN, John, sailed for Australia some twenty-eight years since. Sister Caroline would be glad of any news.

RIDLEY, Ellis N., who left Ipswich, Queensland, on 28th October, 1890, is anxiously inquired for by friends at Carlisle.

ROBERTS, Robert, sailed from Liverpool in the ship John Bunyan, { Captain Wilson } bound for Melbourne about July, 1856. Sister Ann seeks news.

ROSE, W., of Croydon left London in March, 1875' last heard of from Melbourne in February, 1887. Children ask.

SELLER, George, left Blackwall, London, for Brisbane, February, 1887. Brothers Thomas and William ask.

SMEE, Edward, of Lymington, Hants was at Liverpool in October, 1852, and is supposed to have sailed for Australia or America. Sister Elizabeth seeks him.

STAFF, Frederick, is sought by his sister Isabella; last heard of in April, 1881, from G.P.O., Melbourne.

TAYLOR, Benjamen, of Chilvers Cotton, Warwickshire, left England some fifty years back; last heard of from Sydney in 1854, going to the gold diggings. Sister Eliza would be glad of any news.

THOMAS, Peter, went to Australia in July, 1874; last heard of in January, 1880, from Balmain, Sydney. Sister Sophie asks.

TOULSON, Elixa, left her home in Poplar, and is supposed to have sailed for Australia six years ago. Sister Harriet anxiously awaits news.

TURNER, Henry, in his last letter, 31st may, 1891, gave his address care of W.J. HAYES, Kalamiti, Victoria. His mother has written several times, but received no reply.

TUTTY, John, and his family went to Australia some years back. Brother Edwin has had no news since.

WARD, Charles Morgan Evans, left Sydney, N.S.W. in 1888, His poor mother can gain no tidings since.

Missing Friends
p 1155
Lewis WALKER late of .............? Victoria. Legacy left you, Father dead. Come home. { paper damaged }

William ARMSTRONG, Write to your brother, Ben ARMSTRONG, at Bogarella Station, via Mitchell. Any one giving information will oblige Benjamen ARMSTRONG.

BELLISS, Ernest, The above or any person knowing his whereabouts will oblige by communicating with MACPHERSON & FEEZ, Lutwyche Chambers, Adelaide-street, Brisbane.

Alexander John M'LEAN, a native of Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland; was at Charleville in 1889; has been about thirteen years in the colony. Information regarding the above will be gladly received by Alex MONTGOMERY, Bell Vue-street, Milton, Brisbane.

VELLACOTT, Mary, daughter of James and Ann TUCKER, formerly of Devonshire, and who married Josiah VELLACOTT, formerly of Lynton, Devonshire, butcher, and emigrated from England to Queensland, Australia, about thirty years ago, or her representatives, if she be dead, will hear of something to their advantage by applying to Messrs. J.E. FOX & Co., Solicitors, Arundel House, Arundel-street, London, England, W.C.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, December, 22, 1894
Epitome
p 1156
The William MANSON case was still proceeding at the Police Court.

A boy named Charles Uriah STEWART was drowned at Norman Creek on Sunday afternoon.

Mr. Robert CRAN, the pioneer of the sugar industry in Maryborough and Bundaberg, died on Sunday, aged 73 years.

In the case of PECHEY v. PECHEY, in matrimonial Causes Jurisdiction, his Honour the Chief Justice varied the order allotting permanent alimony as prayed.

In the Bankruptcy Court in Sydney an order was made for the release of Sir George DIBB'S estate.

Country News
Bowen, December 10,
p 1156
Quite a sensation has been created by the proceedings taken against H.W. JACOBS, who has been committed three separate times on three separate charges of embezzlement. The first charge was on information laid by Mr. E.G. SMITH for obtaining £3 under false pretences; the second on the sum of £15, the property of David KERR, of Ukalunda, and the last for £5, moneys belonging to David ANDERSON, of Pretty Bend. JACOB'S was originally clerk to Mr. James STOCKWELL, but afterwards undertook the management in Bowen for Mr. E.H. BLEASE, of this place. The Criminal Court sits to-morrow, at which JACOBS will be brought forward for trial. [ As reported by wire, JACOBS was found guilty on two charges, and sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment on each, the sentences to be cumulative.

Beenleigh
December 15 p 1156
Messrs. F. CHRISTOFFEL, J. DRIER, LÜDCKE, and SCHULZ were arrested on Thursday in connection with the concealments of leather fully reported in your columns some months ago. CHRISTOFFEL was brought before Mr. T.P. PUGH, P.M., yesterday and again to-day. The evidence so far has been mostly of a formal nature, the Official Trustee, the Registrar in Insolvency, and Mr. SCHÖENHEIMER having been called as witnesses. Mr. SHAND {instructed by Mr. J. Nicol ROBINSON} appeared to prosecute, and Mr. PERSKE for the defence.

Taken from the Bulletin, Sydney, November 1, 1923
A Woman's Letter
p26 { shortened version }
Mrs. Frances ZABEL, has come to anchor in Sydney after 26 voyages in Europe, Asia and Africa. Westralians need no introduction to her; she was an early goldfielder, and was later connected for years with the Perth Daily News. It was she who founded the Book Lovers' Library in the western capital, that oasis of art and literature which all young aspirants to fame looked upon as a high altar.
The lady is an intimate of many of the writers of England, and she numbers the YEATS family, Susan MITCHELL, and " A.E." among her friends. She has now taken over the Roycroft Library in City House, Pitt-street. Mre ZABEL still nurses her great sorrow, Ferdinand--he was his mother's only son, a brilliant Melbourne Grammarian, and the most youthful F.G.S. of his time--after being interred in Germany throughout the war, died of fever somewhere in the heart of Africa, a couple of years ago.

p 26 { shortened version }
St. Mary's harboured some handsome frocking when Jean KERR, of Glebe Point, became Mrs. Arthur Hatherleigh WESTON.

p 26
Rene TANQUERAY, the gazelle-eyed French Vice-Consul in Sydney, has taken the plunge and offered himself in matrimony to Dadye St. LAURENCE-TONER, who now flies the usual keep-of-the-grass warning to other suitors. The young man, who has a manner as gentle as the silken whisper of leaves, saw two years' active service in the Champayne and Aisne sectors and two years' further service as interpreter with the U.S.A. Expeditionary Forces. This is his first Consular.......?[paper damaged]. Dadye is three-quarters M...........der? [could be Maorilander] and an old pupil of the Sacred Heart Convent [and that's the swaggahest school of the Dominion]. On mother's side she's a niece of Enzed's K.C. TOLE, who for a time was Minister for Justice in the Rickety Isles.
[ PS, hope someone knows how to interpret some of that :) ]

p 26
How they came up with some of the description's in the following beats me :)
There's been a lovely morsel of gossip for the birds and the beetles during the past mating season--Alec CHISHOLM, the nature-study king, has been preparing the nest which " Dearest " { the baby name has stuck} HAZELER, of Brisbane, is about to share after a gorgeous ceremony and a wonderful wedding feats stage-managed by bride's aunt, the famed Mrs. J. CAIN, of Lennon's Hotel. The bridegroom's friends have been scattering congratulatory bird-seed for him during the past fortnight. Inky Wayfarer SOWDEN was one host. The Ornithologists also tendered him the cutlet of congratulations, a floating bowl and an upstanding kingfisher. Neville CAYLEY had painted the menus {two love-birds}; there were present DUNBABIN, HULL, and other bird-men.

p 26
Nellie BLACK, the violinist of the family orchestra which was known in Maoriland as the " All Blacks, " returns to Enzed to fulfil a matrimonial engagement with J. PRENTICE, of Invercargill. Nellie was a Dunedin lass, but how she will enjoy Invercargill's dour climate after sunny Sydney takes a big note of interrogation.

p 26
At Longreach the other day, Edna CORY, daughter of the late Charles CORY, of Hughenden station, said " I will" to Eric Donald INGLIS, of Wellshot. Two braw pipers played before and after taking, and Parson WILSON administrated the ceremonial dose. The honeymoon is shining over Sydney.

p 26
Dr. A.B. BROCKWAY, who has published novels under the name of " Archibald BIRT," was married { for the second time} in St. Mark's at Woody Point a few days ago. The bride was Mrs. Allen WALKER, of Woody Point. Her son gave her away, and her daughter and the bridegroom's daughter stood by her. Brother medico C.F. MARKS best-manned, and the honeymoon rose over Stanthorpe.

p 20
Some November birthdays:--

Prof. SKEATS { Melb. Uni.} 48, and Bishop McCARTHY {Sandhurst}, 65, on the 1st.
Prof. John SMYTH { Melb. Uni. } 59, on the 3rd.
Capt. T.A. WHITE { "Diggers Abroad "} 37, and Tom HENEY { Brisbane Telegraph } 61,on the 4th.
Lancelot STIRLING { Pres. of S. Aus. Leg. Council } 74, and F.T. HICKFORD { Pro. Grand Master of Vic. Freemasons } 61, on the 5th.
Ex-Federal Minister Massy GREENE, 49, on the 6th.
Prof. WOODHOUSE { Syd. Uni. }, 57, ex-Chief-Justice PARKER { W.A. }, 77, and R.H. CAMBAGE, 64, on the 7th.
A.G. RALSTON, K.C. { Syd.} 63, on the 10th.
Hugh R. DENISON {b. Forbes, N.S.W. } 58, on the 11th.
Mark SHELDON { formerly Commonwealth Commissioner to U.S.A. } 52, and Principal HARPER { Syd. Uni. } 79, on the 13th.
ex-Federal Minister McMILLAN {Syd.}, 73, Rabbi F.L. COHEN ........?{{ PAPER DAMAGED FROM HERE.}}
Other names gleaned though are as follows, {a few unreadable }:
Dr. J.S. BATTYE
Arthur RICKARD
..? INNES, K.C. 54, on the 17th.
E.W. BEAN { b. Bath....?} probably Bathurst
Governor STRADBROKE 6.?
Justice Lang CAMPBELL
Federal Speaker WATT, 52,
Dr. H. SIMPSON
Capt. A.S. BLACKBURN
poet Rod QUINN 5..?
W. Ramsay SMITH { S. Aust. }.............? and astronomer Walter GALE, 58, on the 27th.
L.F. GIBLIN, D.S.O. { Speck}......? on the 29th.
poet Sydney JEPHCOTT, 59, on the 30th.

p 20 { shortened version }
One of its most picturesque figures disappeared from Australian journalism with the death, on Monday, of W.F. CORBETT, who for 37 years has been writing on athletics in Sydney, mostly for the Referee and its allied papers. He was 67 at the end.

p 20 { shortened version }
Melbourne and Ballarat High Schools are loosing their heads--HOCKING and REFSHAUGE-- at the end of the year. HOCKING was allotted by TATE, and will retire on a pension of £500, he goes to Britain next year, REFSHAUGE, who is nearly as famous in Ballarat, is taking to the land.

p 20
Jack GOSS, of Wanganui, who won the amateur golf championship of Maoriland this year by defeating veteran Arthur DUNCAN, went away to the Big War with the Enzeds, and came back an eye short.

p 20
Missing his first Melbourne Cup for more than 30 years, Dr. Grey THOMPSON, Government Medical-officer at Launceston--he passed out a few days ago. He had many interests beyond doctoring--was chairman of the Mt. Bischoff Co. and had a finger in most of the other mining pies in the Speck.

p 20
N.S.Wales lost its most ancient tooth-puller when Moses EMANUEL died last week aged 85. The old chap was better known as a musician and singer than as a dentist, although he had a big business in Wynyard-square. Besides leaving a fine baritone voice...........? { paper damaged }

p 20
Charlie BRAY, who died at Temora { N.S.W. } a few days ago at 95, worked a pudding plant on the old Lambing Flat diggings, and was an eye-witness of the anti-Chinese riots which were the genesis of the White Australia policy. When Ben HALL and his gang tried to stick up the gold escort from the Flat BRAY was one of those whom they made prisoners on the road just before the escort was due. No harm came to him, and the bushranger was always something of a hero in his eyes after that.

p 20
There were originally five houses in Lyons-terrace, the 80-odd-years-old Sydney premises which are in the knacker's hands. Chief Justice STEPHEN, at the Elizabeth-street end, had for next-door neighbour Dr. WALLACE, one of Sydney's leading medicos of the period. For nearly 60 years the terrace was patronised by medical men till it was regarded as the Harley-street of Sydney. Among them were
Dr. G. MARSHALL, father of the present Macquarie-street physician, Hamilton MARSHALL;

Dr. J. MOFFITT, father of the senior medical-officer of Kenmore Mental Hospital;

Dr. BYRNE, dentist;

Dr. Andrew BRADY, patriarch of Macquarie-street; and

Dr. W. MACMURRAY.
The late Herbert MAITLAND was one of the last doctors to take down his plate from the terrace railings.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, April 28, 1894
p 791
Old Times Revived
A little event which took place at Badmington, Nudgee-road, on the 16th instant, and which for the second time proclaimed Carl Frederick GERLER and Clara THOMPSON man and wife, suggests thoughts of bygone days. The marriage took place in the drawing room of Dr. LANG, on the 16th April, 1844.
The breakfast followed, and the cake-- a monster in its way, measuring as it did 3ft. 6in. in height and 1ft.1in. in Diameter--was cut and served by the great granddaughter, little Estelle M'GILL. The cake was in four tiers, representing the four generations of the family present.

The Lutheran Mission was established at what is now Nundah in 1838, the first batch of workers including the familiar names of:---SCHMIDT, EIPPER, WAGNER, RODÉ, ZILLMANN, HAUSMANN, FRANZ, HARTENSTEIN, and OLBRECHT. There were twelve in number, and had been sent on their mission of peace by that very able man, Father GOSSNER. He was so satisfied with the results achieved by his pioneer missionaries that in 1843 he despatched a second lot of four, and among these was Mr. GERLER, then a single man. His co-labourers were Brothers RICHTER, GERIKE, and HERMANN, the first of whom vanished some years ago, no one seems to know where; the other two are dead.

This story then takes up almost the whole page of the paper, names mentioned are as follows:

Rev. A.G. WELLER
Mr. Carl GERLER, jnr.
Lieut GERLER, the youngest son, an officer in the Salvation Army
Mr. WESTAWAY
Captain WICKHAM
Mr. James GIBSON
Mr. SLADE

Mr. GERLER, though 77 years, is still a vigorous old gentleman, but a buggy accident which befell him a few years ago has incapacitated him somewhat.

Taken from The Bulletin, Sydney, August 24, 1932
Personal Items
p 13
John Graham, who has died at Dunmore {N.S.W.} at 88, was the son of Dr. John Dunmore LANG'S Scottish settlers who established themselves in the Maitland district over a century ago. He and his brother, whom he outlived, specialised in the breeding of high-class horses and cattle: their Clydesdale stud at Clifton was one of the best-known in Australia.

p 13
Chris Leon GAMBETTA, who passed over in Melbourne last week, was known to most of the 10,000 State teachers in Vic. before he retired from his administrative job in the Education Department in 1929 after 48 years' service. He was a relative of Leon GAMBETTA, the French statesman of half a century ago. Two of his sons fell in the Great War.

p 13
Another link with the old squatter days snapped when Henry BARNES passed out in Brisbane. He was the eldest son of the late Henry BARNES of Dyraaba, who was connected with most of the noted beef barons of the upper parts of the Richmond and Clarence Rivers. In early times the firm was known as BARNES and BUNDOCK; later, the senior partner built up on Dyraaba one of the best Hereford herds in the state; his shield brand {an imitation of the abo. heilamon} stood for quality. After he died the herd degenerated, but for some years Henry the second was a judge of stock at Sydney Show.

p 13
Few men care to draw attention to the fact that they have been in gaol for fraud by coming out of it with a clash of trumpets; Lord KYLSANT, the shipping magnate who, after completing a year behind bars, arrived at his castle in Wales in a car drawn by 40 tenants amid " a scene of unusual enthusiasm," furnishes a notable exception. KYLSANT'S father was a parson-baronet; his own peerage arrived nine years ago. Besides having been an M.P. for 10 years, he has been Lord Lieutenant, a High Sheriff and president of various Chambers of Commerce. He owns two town houses and two country seats, and is {or was} a member of half a dozen exclusive clubs. He is in his 70th year.

Taken from The Bulletin, Sydney, November 1, 1923
Melbourne Chatter
p 28
Eileen STARR, whose well-poised soprano has been frequently aired on the concert platform here and in Sydney, has stepped on to the newly-engaged list with Reg. RUSSELL, son of the Houghton RUSSELLS of Box Hill.

p 28
Canon SNODGRASS has stepped out of his East St. Kilda pulpit for a while, and he and his wife { she was one of the KIDDLE sisters } are preparing to trip off by the Ormonde on Christmas Eve. They will look in at Spain and other foreign parts before going on to the Cold Country. The Canon, by the way, is the younger brother of the late baronet CLARKE'S wife Janet of happy memory.

p 28 {shortened version}
Last week Dr. HOYSTEAD'S wife roped in her lady friends to chin-chin her elder daughter, Dorothy SALMON, over the MENZIES teacups. Dorothy, steams off to Columbo with her newly-made husband aboard the Ormuz.

p 28
Lord CLIFTON, Earl DARNLEY'S son and heir, who is now seeking to uphold the family heritage with his earnings as an auctioneer, took a second plunge last month at a London Registry-office, this time with Lady WINDHAM'S daughter Nancy. His first matrimonial ties with Daphne MULHOLLAND, were snapped by a decree in 1919. The bridegroom's Australian mother was Florrie MORPHY: the Earl was the cricketing Ivo BLIGH when she married him.

PERSONAL ITEMS
p 13
August 24, 1932
Forty years ago you wouldn't have chosen Hubert MURRAY as the young man likely to quit Sydney and settle down to a lifetime in Papua as nurse-in-chief of a nigger colony. Hubert, the son of a fine old Irishman named Terence Aubrey, was almost brought up in Parliament: his father was the President of the Leg. Council, and after learning law the son got a job as a draughtsman. Sydney knew him, though, much better as a very eligible and athletic young man--the best swordsman the city produced up to that time. He probably wouldn't have believed it himself if he had been told that he would later on be a famous anthropologist--almost as famous as his brother, England's best-known Professor of Greek.

p 13
Dead in Adelaide, John SHEARER, who did much for the farming industry in S.A. At Mannum on the Murray in 1877 he and his brother David began to make wrought-steel ploughshares and such things, to replace the cast article that often broke. The business developed into a factory in the city too, and eventually John and his sons took over this, David's family staying at the river town.

p 13
Archdeacon OAKES, dead at Bathurst aged 74, was ordained 54 years ago by Dr. MARSDEN, the first Bishop of Bathurst, and held successive incumbencies at Coonamble, Wilcannia, Waren and Kelso. His archdeaconry came in 1905 and in the same year he was appointed chaplain of the Commonwealth Military Forces--ha had previously served in that capacity in the Boer War. As well as a keen organiser, he was a vigorous writer on a variety of topics. His only son, Arthur Wellesley OAKES, fell on Gallipoli.

p 13
George Mason BURNS, ex-M.H.R., who died at Cremorne {Sydney} last week, was a sturdy idealist of the pre-war labour school. First elected to the Sydney's Assembly for Queenstown in 1903, he defeated George FULLER, for the Illawarra seat in the House of Reps. in 1914, only to be ousted in turn by that astute Labor journalist Hector LAMOND. George did good work for the wage-earner in his time; so did his wife, previously Lilian LOCKE-- a sister of the late Sumner LOCKE, one of the Ma State's first successful girl novelists.

p 13
Dr. Leslie LAMROCK, who passed over in Sydney last week, was the youngest son of William LAMROCK, who came from Ireland to Australia 80 years ago. The son took his M.D. at Edinburgh an practised for years at Waverley, of which he was once Mayor. He had many extra-professional interests which made him widely known--horse breeding { in the pre-motor days}, racing, golfing, bowling, dogs and flowers. Brig-Gen John LAMROCK, of the 20th Batt. A.I.F., and secretary of the Moorefield Racing Club, is a brother.

p 13
Just notched 103, Josiah KEYS, in the Clutha district of Maoriland. he can recall being taken at the age of seven from Donemana {Co. Tyrone} to Londonderry to see the celebrations at the accession of Queen Victoria. After spending many years in the U.S.A. and Cuba he arrived in M.L. 52 years ago and settled on the land.

Taken from The Bulletin, Sydney, July 21, 1921
Personal Items
p 14
Chas. W. LONG, of the Sydney Stock Exchange, who died on July 15, was a member of a widely-known Melbourne family. His father was the founder of " LONG'S", the chemist's shop at the corner of Bourke and Exhibition streets, a Melbourne landmark for over a quarter of a century. The old man acquired much land near Dandenong-road in what afterwards became the fashionable suburb of Armidale, and died rich. A.E. CLARKE and Rutter CLARKE, prominent stock brokers and the NEILD family are near kin to the LONGS. Dr. J.E. NEILD was C.W. LONG'S brother-in-law. Mrs. NEILD, who out-lived her husband, died a few years ago. The LONG family were leading Congregationalists, and when Dr. NEILD was dramatic critic of the Australasian he threw open his house in Spring-street to his theatrical friends, while his wife kept up the religious end of the log; so their home became a cheery church and stage guild. C.W. LONG was a bachelor.
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p 14
Barney THOMPSON { family name SOLOMON }, a Melbourne bookmaker of the 'sixties and 'seventies has gone west in London in his 80th year. Barney was the last of the five {or it may have been six} sons of a New Yorker who came across to Sydney at the time one of the boys, Phin, was running one of the many totes in King-street. The eldest, Joe " King of the Ring", had been the first of the family to reach Australia. Joe looked after Barney, the youngest, and later took him to London, where they carried on a bookmaking business in Jermyn-street, Barney attending the office and Joe the field. When Joe died in Madeira, one Marks took his place. Joe had made a fortune, which he left to his widow--a Miss BARNETT, of Melbourne--and his children. Barney also accumulated much money and paid frequent visits to Australia and India to dodge the English winter. His last trip to Sydney was in January, 1915, when he made something of a splash at the Australia. On the curtain being rung down on the totes Phin became manager of J.J. POWER'S tobacco and cigar business in King and George streets. Another brother, Jack, was a boxer. The father and Jack, Phin and Harry are all buried in Australia.
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p 14
Thomas GOODE, dead at 76 at Goolwa {S.A.}, was one of that State's biggest citizens outside the capital. All his long life has been identified with the lower Murray. He was there when CADELL took the Lady Augusta on its trial run up the river in 1852. The GOODES mostly made their mark in the drapery trade in Adelaide, but this one developed it at Goolwa, presently becoming a general merchant, with big interests in the lake and river trading-steamers.
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Taken from The Bulletin, Sydney, July 21, 1921
Melbourne Chatter
p 40 {shortened version}
The Methodist Church at St. Kilda was almost smothered in wattle-blossom for the wedding of Dorothy, daughter of Senator PEARCE, and Lieut. ELLISON, a Sydneyside parson's son. Dorothy was one of the youngest brides of the season.
Bridesmaids were: Marjorie, the bride's sister
Little sister of the bridegroom {no name given}
Wanda HEWLITT
Murial ISAACSON
Bridegroom ELLISON and his groomsmen, all Duntroon boys, were in khaki.
Other names mentioned:--
Lorna REID
Mrs. Ted DYSON
Generals WHITE, CHAUVEL and RYRIE
Mrs. SELHEIM
Mrs. WOOLCOTT
Mrs. HALL
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p 40
Dorothy LUSCOMBE'S wedding was the occasion of two separate and far-separated frivols--one in Ceylon where she that day swore to love, honor, etc., her tea-planter, Raymond ASHE; the other at the paternal bungalow at South Yarra. At the latter Base-Commandant LUSCOMBE and his wife. All the big military guns were there, headed by Generals WHITE and CHAUVEL.
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p 40
The Bryon MOORES' widowed daughter, Mrs. GORDON, feels like smiling again after parting with a refractory appendix. She will shortly pack her steamer trunks for another Indian trip. The appendix seems to worry the MOORE family, for a few months ago sister Grace's was cut adrift by the family surgeon, and sister Linda parted with hers before she trekked north.
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p 40
News comes from the Military Staff College at Quetta that Brig-General Bertie LLOYD and his titian-haired wife have a brand new son. It is expected that the LLOYDS will return to Australia at the end of the year.
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p 40
George IEVERS, who had an apoplectic seizure in the City Council when debating, never rallied, and passed out on Saturday. He was the third member of the IEVERS family to represent the Smith Ward in the Council, and held the seat for 20 years. Only a few weeks earlier the grave closed over his wife.
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A Woman's Letter
p 42
Another of our V.C.'s braved matrimony last week, George CARTWRIGHT married Elsie BROKER, of Ballarat, at St. Stephen's Church, Chatswood, uncle David SMITH handing over the bride. Bridesmaid's Lilian SMITH and Topsy TOOKER.
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p 42
Bright faced Belle RANKIN, sister of Archie RANKIN, of Newcastle, is engaged to Dr. A.F. JOYCE, of Moorabbin, Melbourne. It was a case of love at first sight between the doctor, who is a widower, and Belle, who had gone down to the cold city to recuperate after her illness last summer.
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p 42
Another pair of right-up-to-the-minute engagees are Marjorie RICH and Clifford ROSS. Marjorie is the only child of the Elison RICHES, and Clifford, who was a flying man, is of Darling Point.
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p 42
Helen SIMPSON is the daughter of lawyer SIMPSON, of the MINTER-SIMPSON firm, and she has returned from her studies in England with mother to be in time for her brother Telford's wedding. Helen's serious work is music. After that comes poetry. { small photo accompanies write-up.}
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p 42
Myrtle Sperrey BROMLEY { she is a graduate of the Arts and Medical schools} lately promised before Rev. S.G. FIELDING to be the ministrating angel of Hal WARDLOW. She is from Mosman, he from Bellevue Hill.
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p 42
Philip TOWSE, nephew of the Arthur STEWARTS, of North Sydney, has come to an understanding with Amy, daughter of ex-Q.N. bank manager SEWELL.
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p 42 [shortened version}
Charles ORR, who died suddenly on Saturday, was the only son of Mrs. Fred ORR, of "52", where he was secretary. Father was a keen soldier but Charles was at first rejected because of bad eyesight. Later he got through and was probably the most short sighted member of the A.I.F. He went away early in 1915 as a gunner subaltern with reinforcements, and joined the battery of his friend Rex RABETT on Gallipoli. He had risen to the rank of major by the time he was wounded at Cambrai.
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p 42
There was mourning in Sydney a week ago for Mattie Osbourne FOOTT, an accomplished musician and one of the daughters of the late George FOOTT, one time Grafton's only lawyer.
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p 42
In a recent letter from London mention was made of the death of Mr. and Mrs. Percy SPENCE'S married daughter, Vera. The other two daughters, Joan and Phyllis, are still at school.
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p 42
The Osterly will sail without one of its booked passengers. Francis VAIL, 21, sub-Lieutenent in the Australian Navy, had his kit packed to go to England for a course in gunnery, but meningitis claimed him after a two days' illness. Francis was the smart youngster in charge of the Guard of Honor on the Marguerite the other day when G.-G. FORSTER had a naval review almost to himself. His last boat in Sydney waters was the Penguin. He was a nephew of Mrs.C.H. CUPIT, of Mosman; his people live in Melbourne.
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p 42
Jimmy BURNS has been operated on for appendicitis; and after a rather bad time is sailing for Vancouver with his wife on the Niagara. The J.O. FAIRFAXES and Barbara and Janet KNOX travel on the same ship.
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p 42
A Brisbane Postscript:--
Mrs. Victor COTTON, wife of Victor COTTON, of Grandchester, died last Saturday. She was Kathleen NISBETT, of Sydney, and came to Queensland less than a year ago as a bride. There is a tiny daughter.
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p 42
Jack FRASER, late 9th Battalion, has placed the badge on Eleanor JESSUP'S finger. His people live in Scotland. The bride was a war nurse, and is a daughter of Mrs. Vincent JESSUP, of Toowong.
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p 42
A new engagement is that of Phyllis MACKENZIE-SHAW, of Valley of Lagoons, and Frank CORY, of Longreach.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, October 6, 1894
Social Gossip

p 668
Wedding at All Saints
Mr. W.J. RYLANCE--Miss SCOTT
The marriage of Mr. W.J. RYLANCE, and Miss SCOTT {Christina}, daughter of Mr. SCOTT, of Hornet Bank, Roma, was celebrated at All Saints Church, Wickham-terrace, at 2 o'clock on Wednesday afternoon. The Rev. Canon ROBINSON, rector of the parish officiated. The bride was given away by Mr. Loftus CARDEW. Miss KING { ward of Mr. FOXTON} was the only bridesmaid. Other names mentioned:--
Mrs. SPEERING {sister of the bride}
Mrs. FOXTON
Mrs. WALKER, maker of the bridal gown.
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p 668
The Rev Wyndam EARÉE purposes returning to England at an early date.

Miss LITTLE {Indooroopilly} has left for Bundaberg on a visit to her sister, Mrs. W.D. THOMAS.

Captain COTTON and Captain WEBSTER, who have been making a short stay at Brisbane at the Queensland Club, left by the Jelunga en route for England.

Townsville, September 22,
p 668
The Rev. H.G. HAWKINS {Hughenden} and Mrs. HAWKINS left on Saturday last for New Zealand, where Mr. HAWKINS has accepted an incumbency.

Mr. L.J. MAASS and family leave shortly for Europe, where they purpose residing for the future.

Miss MYTTON is the guest of her cousin, Mrs. R.A. WAKEFORD, of Parkview.

Intercolonial Items
Melbourne, September 29
p 668
The engagement of Miss Ethel CLARKE, daughter of Sir William CLARKE, of Cliveden, East Melbourne, and Rupertswood, Sunbury, to Mr. George CRUIKSHANK, M.P., of Sydney, is announced.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, October 6, 1894
Intercolonial News
South Australia
Adelaide September 28,
p 661
Fred EVANS and George STEWART, principals and Edward DOPKINS, David CLINTON, John WISDOM, Stephen WISDOM, William EVANS, James CARR, and L.M. TIER, seconders and supporters, were proceeded against to-day for having taken part in a prize fight. It was stated in evidence that the men fought for over two hours, both men being considerably knocked about. The magistrate dismissed the information on the ground that it had been laid under the wrong section of the Act, and that it failed to show that the action had been taken on the part of the persons aggrieved.
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October 1 p 662
The case against a number of sporting men charged with assisting in a prize fight was heard again to-day at the Police Court, when James CARR and M. TIER were acquitted, Fred. EVANS was fined £2, and four other defendants were fined £1 each.
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Western Australia
Perth, September 27
p 662
A telegram from Coolgardie states that William SODDEN, a German tailor, who was arrested on suspicion of having murdered his mate at Bardock, has been discharged. Several diggers who had conversed with the alleged murderer were satisfied that SODDEN was not the man wanted. Three men standing over 6ft. high have been arrested, but none of them are identical with the man wanted. Nothing has been heard of the supposed murderer since he was seen burying the victim. He is believed to have gone out to the back country in the direction of Mount Margaret.
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Queensland
Winton, September 28
p 663
A body of armed men going down the Diamantina are reported to have stolen three pack-saddles, stores, and other property from a public-house on the Mayne River, about 150 miles from here. They killed a bullock in the bush taking the meat.

There has been a fresh development in connection with the recent case of robbery of arms intended for Dagworth station. Senior-constable O'CONNOR returned from a patrol tonight, bringing in three prisoners, named Michael BROWN, Charles FEENEY, and Francis MACALE, whom he arrested on suspicion of stealing one of the rifles. The arrest was made near Elderslie. FEENEY had in his possession a Winchester rifle { nearly new}, twenty-seven cartridges, sixty-three empties, a crucible for melting lead, a bullet mould, and refilling equipment. The accused will be brought up at the Police Court to-morrow.

October 1
p 663
TIERNEY, who was charged with being concerned in the Dagworth outrage, was brought up again at the Police Court to-day and discharged, no further evidence being offered. It is believed that MACPHERSON and the others would not swear to TIERNEY'S voice.
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Coombemartin Shooting Case
Rockhampton, September 26
p 665 and p 666
Quite a large write up, a page over two pages, names mentioned are as follows:--
Henry PRIOR
Edward F.M. BROMLEY,
Sergeant CARR also mentioned as Sub-inspector
Sergeant KINSELLA at Augathella
Mr. LILLEY
Sergeant MALONE
William M'CARTHY, shearer, who came to Queensland from Tasmania in 1890.
ASHFORD
Thomas Lombard ROCHE, a shearer, at present a confinee in Rockhampton gaol.
Mr. POWER
Richard Davis SHILLINGTON, a shearer, at present confined in Rockhampton gaol.
Gabriel FLYNN, a shearing machine expert and a shearer, also a confinee and whose parents reside near Toowoomba.
Alexander TURNBULL, a shearer, also a Coombemartin prisoner.

September 27 p 665
Henry CASEY, shearer and labourer, who said he lived in the best part of the billabongs out West, but with no fixed home.
Dr. VOSS
Baxter DAVIDSON, the railway station master at Ilfracombe.
Thomas CLINES, police constable at Longreach
Dr. HEWER
SHANGDON
Senior-constable BARRY
Constable ESPLIN
Robert FOWLER
Hugh MALONE

September 28
p666
The trial of Henry PRIOR, charged with shooting with intent to murder at Coombemartin, was concluded in the Supreme Court to-day.
The evidence was concluded yesterday, and this morning Mr. E. LILLEY commenced his speech for the defence, his address lasting three hours.
Mr. POWER, Crown Prosecutor, then addressed the jury in a speech which occupied an hour and a half.
The Judge summed up at considerable length, his address occupying two hours and a half.
The jury then retired, and after an hour and a half consideration returned a verdict that the prisoner was guilty of shooting ASHFORD with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
The prisoner was remanded for sentence.

September 29
In the trial of Henry PRIOR, charged with shooting with intent to murder, the Judge remanded the prisoner until this morning, when he was sentenced to six years' penal servitude.
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p 667
A petition has been filed for the liquidation of the estate of Harry Campbell GOFFAGE, commission agent, Tambo, Liabilities £911 9s. 6d.

A petition has been filed in the estate of Frederick WATTS, of Brisbane, wholesale fruiterer, trading as F. WATTS and Co.

Taken from the Queenslander, Brisbane, Saturday, October 6, 1894
Intercolonial News:
New South Wales
Sydney, September 25
p 661
The inquest on the body of the fireman, Alexander ROBERTSON, who was killed in the railwaylision at Newcastle last week, was concluded to-day. Further evidence was submitted to show that the accident was due to a disregard of the signals by the engine-driver, COUSINS, and the jury after a short retirement returned a verdict to that effect.

October 1, p 661
It is reported from Wagga that a sad boating accident occurred yesterday. Charles CLARKE and Charles KELLY were out fishing. When returning KELLY dropped one of the oars, and being an expert swimmer jumped into the river to regain it. Afterwards KELLY, being also a good swimmer, jumped in, but sank immediately, and was drowned. It is supposed that he was attacked by cramps. KELLY, who had swum to the land, could render no assistance. The body has not yet been recovered

p 661
Lieutenent-Colonel, M'KENZIE and Captains DANGER, ONSLOW, and LEGGE, of the local military forces, sailed to-day for India to undergo a course of training with the Imperial troops there.

October 2, p 661
A coroner's inquiry, which has been attracting much public interest, was concluded to-day. It was an investigation into the death of Sarah KIRBY, who recently died from typhoid fever, her demise being followed by that of her husband, while her two children are now lying in a dangerous condition in the Children's Hospital. The evidence disclosed that Mrs. KIRBY had been attended at Wallerawang, in the early stages of her illness, by a man named W.B. TURNER, who had been practising in the district as a doctor for over twenty years. He failed to discover that she was suffering from fever, and when she was sent to the Sydney Hospital the disease was too far advanced for recovery to be possible. After medical testimony had been submitted to show that the fever ought to have been detected, and that the treatment adopted by TURNER was altogether wrong, the jury returned a verdict of manslaughter against him.

Victoria
Melbourne, September 27
p 661
Public interest in the Maryborough tragedy, in which three children of Mrs. VENNEL were brutally attacked, was revived yesterday by the issue of a warrant charging Mrs. VENNELL herself with having committed the outrage, thereby causing the death of one of the children. This development was an unexpected one, but the police in charge of the case say they have sufficient evidence to establish a primâ facie case.

p 661
The late Martin LOUGHLIN, of Ballarat, left property valued at £250,000. Among the bequests is one for £5000 to the Roman Catholic Bishop of Ballarat for the benefit of the Catholic schools and other institutions.

September 28
p 661
A terrible tragedy occurred in Latrobe-street on Saturday afternoon, when a labouring man named George WASH cut his wife's throat. It appears that he returned home drunk, and his wife protested against spending his wages in drink. A violent quarrel ensued, the wife striking her husband on the head with a slipper. WASH became enraged, and seizing a razor cut her throat. She fell in a pool of blood, and died almost immediately.

October 2
p 661
At the coroner's inquest to-day on the body of Mary WALSH, whose throat was cut by her husband, W.G. WALSH, on Saturday, a verdict of wilful manslaughter was returned against him. { note that the entry above differs slightly in the surname to the original entry in the paper dated Sept. 28.}

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