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ARBON, ALFRED MERVIN CLEVE 8 Aug 1907
ARBON, KENNETH WILLIAM JAMES 18 Oct 1899
COAD, GRAHAM BRUCE 24 Jun 1923
COCKS, ALBERT GEORGE HENRY 14 Oct 1907
DOLLING, DONALD LINDON 5 May 1921
EBSARY, COLIN HAROLD 26 Mar 1922
HEWETT, WILFRED CECEL 11 Apr 1898
MASTERS, CLARENCE CLAUDE 18 Feb 1914
MCDONALD, WALTER 25 Feb 1908
MILDREN, ROBERT AUGUSTINE 27 Jan 1890
REARDON, EDWARD VICTOR 15 Mar 1904
RICHARDS, DAVID STANLEY 15 Jun 1919
SIMPSON, CECIL BADEN 22 Aug 1901
STEVENS, ERIC ALEXANDER 28 Aug 1915
STRINGER, ROBERT HENRY 8 Jun 1889
WARREN, JAMES MARTIN 22 Dec 1891
METHODIST CHURCH OPENED.
WOKURNA. June 10.— On Sunday the new Methodist Church was opened by the Rev. J. G. Mitchell. On Monday a public meeting was held in the hall. About 400 were present, and over £20 was raised. This leaves a surplus of £4, after paying for the church. Praise is due to the trustees, Messrs. A. A. Dolling (chairman), J. Flowers, 11. Aitchison. J. T. Dolling, T. Ratcliff, F. R. Coad, and P. R. Heath (secretary) , for their efforts to open the church free of debt. The church is a fine structure, with Yacka freestone front.
COUNTRY NEWS. Wokurna, March 27.
On Wednesday afternoon a very pleasing ceremony was enacted, on the occasion of the laying of the foundation stone of the Wokurna hall and school which is being erected by the residents of the district. The day being pleasant, a large concourse gathered. Mr Attenborough in introducing Mr J. Barclay, .T.P., of Port Bronghton, whose pleasant task it was to lay the stone, spoke at length on the neceasity for such a building to the district, not only for recreative purposes but also educational purposes. Mr Barclay, in an ably directed address, complimented the residents on the spacious building which he felt sure would prove a boon to their prosperous centre, and after many gracious wishes he declared the stone duly laid. The trustees presented Mr Barclay with a silver trowel as a memento of the day, and on behalf of Mr. Jonas, the contractor, Mr J. Harris, handed him a second silver trowel suitably engraved. Addresses were delivered by Messrs A. A. Dolling, J.P., and J. Harris, the latter referring to the diligence of the committee, with Mr Copping an efficient Secretary, in having brought about such pleasing financial conditions an which to work. At the conclusion of the ceremony a cricket match was played on the oval, betweenPort Broughton and Wokurna resulting in a win for the home team.
During the afternoon tea was served in a marquee, at which fully two hundred visitors regaled themselves. A few hours of the evening were pleasantly passed in the form of an impromptu concert, Mr J. Barclay presiding, after which supper was partaken of. The days takings amounted to eighteen pounds.
Wokurna Centenary 1888-1988