Narrandera Argus
Newspaper pioneers: Lapthorne and Jarman

One of Narrandera’s earliest newspapermen and outstanding citizens was Edward T Lapthorne, a former proprietor of the Narrandera Argus, who was born at Huntley (Victoria) on January 28 1869 and was 73 years of age when he died.

At the age of 16 he went to Numurkah with his parents, the late Mr and Mrs J

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