MRS. J. URE SMITH.
Mrs. J. Ure Smith died at the residence of her son, Mr. Sydney Ure Smith, at Wahroonga, yesterday, after an illness lasting three weeks. Mrs. Ure Smith was the widow of the late
Mr. John Ure Smith, manager of the Hotel Australia for over 20 years. Mrs. Ure Smith came out to Australia from England with her husband in 1886. She leaves three sons, Messrs. Sydney Ure Smith (president of the Society of Arts) and Stanley and John Ure Smith. A service will be held at St. John's Church, Gordon, at 2.30 o'clock this afternoon. The funeral will take place at Gordon Ceme-