DEATH OF DR. ARTHUR OAKES.
Mr. W. L. Oakes, of Toongabbie, has received a cablegram hinting that his cousin. Dr. Arthur William Oakes, youngest and only surviving son of the late Hon. George Oakes, died at his residence, Bexhall-on-Sea, England, on March 23, at the age of 51. Dr. Oakes, who was a native of Parramatta, was educated by the Rev. Dr. Woolls and at Newington College, after which he went to Scotland and continued his studies at Edinburgh University, where he obtained the degree of M. D. Returning to his native land he settled down in private practice at Woollahra for a time, but on the death of his father (who was killed by a tram accident) he re- turned to England and there practised his profession. He leaves a widow and two daughters.