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. . ;(Fromp.ur own correspondent.) «•;!», v , In,taking up .my, pen again,, -f .have to narrate the death; of pnepf the members of ,this community^ Mrs Kelly,, ' an old settler, and,, 'one who was "very j much respected' "by bid" and "y^ung f shp died., af^e^ & fewh'purs illneW. W the'morning ' when' her ;% Mr Kelly, left ■ .she seemed to be in her' usual health'^ and Kad ! -got nearly' through with her work, j when* she' Jhadisuddeniy taken ill .j -and on her husbaiid's retiirii'*he ; found jan-un; conscious •stately : b.(Dheo doctor . vwas immediately sent, ,fb^, ;but^np^indication' bf returning . consciousness could be .pror, duceUi ' Her has' cast 4uitb M a;gloom over the placei'and great' sympathy is, felt .fb,r^.]her : ,husban4}r;v'H.e^ on r Thur3day,.r^ ' were i 'followed 5 ; to \ the grave By a very large 'number^ flt%k& >; in :/ lihW ! very-' midst of ' iharyjest; "buti there !were>:few who[;did not .^esj^t 4rop their, lahorjj^ipayihe last tribute' to .the^dep^rted. .j.j. , r .x u_ ; ! ' HarVestifig'has be^ fact little; Has been done for 'thfe' last eight, ; ,daj;s. ? ;r^pntinualbroken ; Weatherihaß been very, i . much .against- securing, it. -in the stacks." There the^mbsth a s<: Already "beeh^cu^' and the f weather, seenis to have, taken : up with the ;,pf, the .v;' > .It i -is l ito be hoped so, as the rpads are yery^bad ' arid • greatly cut up.- The rails' for the railway ■ fiavevinbt tione -it ; mubh e^bdy arid j liear there are 300, iqns^ moje^coming;* \ They ' are keeping a number^ of crafts sbus5 busy ..^ .; i i l s "\ y^gtioft [trade i's : '.dpingih v l:fie--' , cpal Vline. : Messrs' 'Firidiay-arid WatsbW seem tQX be' ' pushing va>trade,'rasi most of thecrafts take back coal; for ,the^;- ; Jtjis,,^p he hoped; r that ( ,they ,may;be successM a J trade ! p^rm^rieritiy^ ,^ , ;^ v^ r^^^^ " c ■Mr^Macdoriald' is^b^sy -%itii' his fnew' 'i jetty,; ;and ODbave: little i doubt; ifowill^be^ te^t as a ;j great acquisitipnVto tbe.,pl.ace. ■'.'■ " -The new school is; finished, and now ; i reaay/f^'be occupied • - J: '-> f ' ;- o ; a , ,! ;;We''have?received ; aribtHerh63? of books i forx l; the slibraryy audi they kwOlv soofla be .1 ready fqr giying but. n; -;;;■; f ' '' '"'"" , '' ■^-■'•-■___ w '_ ; - ylys j

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Kaitangata., Bruce Herald, Volume VI, Issue 582, 24 March 1874

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Kaitangata. Bruce Herald, Volume VI, Issue 582, 24 March 1874