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DEATH OP MRS. A. LOCKIU

very gcnaral regret was expressed throughout Hamilton and the sur rounding district yesterday when it became known that an old and highly respected resident, Mrs. Loekie, wife of Mr. A. Lockie, llray-Ktrect, bad passed away. The deceased lady liad not been in the best of health latter ly, but was stili able to. get about as usual until last Tuesday, when she contracted ;l co>ld, which gradu ally assumed a more serious aspect, and she passed peacefully away at 1.30 o'clock yesterday morning. The lato Mrs. Lockie was a nntive of Wells, Somersetshire, Kngland, and was born in 183!). Shu landed at Portland in the year 180S, and was married to Mr. Lockie at that town two y-'xirs later, the olliciating cler gyman being the Rev. S. Kelso, Pres byterian minister. Mrs. Lockie and her husband removed to Hamilton in June, 1 h'tlG, and Mr. Lockic has been in business here ever since. There was a family of five daughters and oi'.j son. Two of the former pre deceased their n other ; the eldest, (deceased) was married to . Mr. A. .T. Baker, of Two Wells (S3.A.). Another daughter is the wife of Mr. P. Brown, of Hamilton. The remain ing memliiers of the family arc MIbbI. l'\ Lockie, Miss 1. V. Lockie, and Mr. Hoy Lockic ; and to them, and the bereaved husband the sympathy of a wide circle of friends is exten ded. The late Mrs. Lockie, like so many of the early colonists, -was ol a strong vigorous type, and was greatly esteemed by lier acquaint ances. 'Only recently Mr. and Mrs. Lockio celebrated the 51'th anniver sary of their wedding. The funeral is appointed to leave for the Hamil ton cemetery at three o'clock this

(Saturday) afternoon. .

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