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DEATH* OF OLD MAC ARTHUR RE
Tbe death of Mrs. C. Hamilton, which took placq on 3rd January, re moves another of those fine old pio neers of the Western district who are fast passing away. The deceased, who had rcached the ape of 80 years, had enjoyed particularly good health till v.-ltliii' a werk of her death, when sho developed pneumonia, and notwithstanding skilful medical treat ment and careful nursing death en sued. Mrs. Hamilton was born in county Woxford, iieland, and came to thin ytato, landing in Port Fairy, when L7 years of age. There slie married her late hurjUamt, Mr. Archi bald Hamilton, and they lived for some years at Movrnt Napier station,
eventually removing to Macarthur,
whrre lier hueband died. She was the mother of twelve children, ten of whom survive—five sons and five daughters. Thd deceased was a skil ful nurse, and In that capacity suc cessfully attended over 300 mater nity cases. Bv her jtjxxict. unassuming manner and readiness to render as sis-taiicc and advice to any one in need Mrs Hamilton had endeared herself to the whole community, and the number of mourners who at tended tht funeral testified to the esteem in which she was held. The deceased was a member of the Ro man Catholic denomination.