John Ernest Reid was married to Florence Goff, daughter of William Henry Goff of Upper Beaconsfield.
THE SKETCHER. A BUSH PHANTASY. By ERNEST REID.
A solemn stillness, save for the heavy breathing of the sleepers, hung over all, as Queyon lay rubbing his chilled limbs. He had walked far during the day in search of game, and his legs ached with the coolness of the night air.
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article139808677 The Australasian (Melbourne), Sat 1 Jul 1905, p46