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Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

July 15, 1929

All ex- mem­bers of the 5th Light Horse Reg­i­ment are re­minded that the an­nual re­union takes place on Au­gust 13, ( Ex­hi­bi­tion Tues­day) at Vaughan’s Cafe, Isles Lane, Bris­bane, at 7.30pm.

Townsville Daily Bul­letin

July 15, 1936

In the Sum­mons Court be­fore Mr H. B. Car­ney, Act­ing Po­lice Mag­is­trate, Don­ald James Smith was fined 4 shillings, and or­dered to pay 6 shillings court costs for hav­ing rid­den a bi­cy­cle with­out hav­ing a bell at­tached. Con­sid­er­able anx­i­ety is be­ing felt by the par­ents of a lad named Wil­liam McLach­lan. aged 15 ½ years, of Wil­liam St, West End, who left his home on Sun­day, and has not been seen since. His dis­ap­pear­ance was un­ob­served, but a note left for his par­ents in­di­cated he had left to find em­ploy­ment. The lad was rid­ing a bi­cy­cle at the time and had very lit­tle, if any, fi­nance to as­sist him on his way. The mat­ter was re­ported to the po­lice on Tues­day, and in­quiries are be­ing made through­out the dis­trict.

Townsville Daily Bul­letin

July 15, 1948

Nurse Cather­ine Sy­mons died at Ayr last week af­ter a long ill­ness, aged 89. Born in Liskard, Cornwall, on Au­gust 16, 1859, she came to Aus­tralia in I884, and in 1885 nursed pa­tients with cholera on the Dorunda which was in quar­an­tine off Peel Is­land. She was mar­ried at St. James Cathe­dral on Fe­bru­ary 17, 1886, and lived in Ravenswood un­til 1891, when she went to Char­ters Tow­ers and fol­lowed her pro­fes­sion of a mid­wife un­til 1928, when she re­tired ow­ing to fail­ing health. Nurse Sy­mons leaves a fam­ily of six chil­dren: Richard ( Bris­bane), Wil­liam ( Syd­ney), Mrs A Noack and Mrs P Rowe ( Ayr), Mrs Tut­tle ( Bund­aberg), and Mrs C MulIer ( Townsville).

Townsville Daily Bul­letin

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