News of death and developing
1932: The death occurred in Rockhampton of Mr James Eric Butterworth at the age of 27 years. The late Mr Butterworth, who had been in ill health for some considerable time past, was a native of Bundaberg, but for about 10 years had resided in Gladstone. He was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs FJ Butterworth, of Bundaberg. The remaining members of the family are Mr CE Butterworth, Mrs AE Easterby and Miss M Butterworth, all residing in Gladstone.
1940: A young man, Norman Leslie Woodley, 25, was seriously injured when he was thrown from his horse near Builyan and passed away in Gladstone hospital. It appears the deceased was riding from Many Peaks to Builyan where he was employed, when the horse dashed into the timber dislodging the rider. Deceased leaves a widow and two children, and his father resides at Parsons Point, Gladstone.
1959: Tannum Sands news: Sounds of hammer and saws were prevalent on the weekend with many blockholders engaged in building or adding extensions before the hot weather is on us. Mr and Mrs Downie are spending a week in their own cottage with members of the family calling on them over the weekend. Frank Boal, of Biloela, brought his family over for the weekend, also the Duncan family of Smoky Creek.