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OBITUARY

Mr. William Chambers, who was prominent in Adelaide business circles for many years, died at his home at Fitzroy-terrace, Prospect, last night.

He was born at Cherry Gardens in 1858. His father was Mr. John Chambers, who owned the Richmond House racing stables, and was once one of the besi known pastoralists and racing men of his time. After receiving his educa tion at St. Peter's College, Mr. Cham bers worked for a few years on a sta tion owned by his father. He then entered the firm of Chambers and Blades, and subsequently became a partner. Owing to failing health he retired from business in 1912. He was married hi 1876. Three children are living—Miss C. R. Chambers (Pros pect), and Messrs. W. R. Chambers (Unley Park), and John Chambers (Medindie). 1 The death of Mr. Robert P. Murray, at the "age of 71 years, occurred at hie home, Kewitt-avenue, Rose Park. Borr a: Dunlop. Ayrshire. Scotland, he came to Australia at the age of 21. and eventually became manager of the City Cash Grocery Store. Rundle-stree*:. He later entered into business on his own account at Kensington-road, Nor wood, where he was a well-known figure during 25 years. Ten years ago he retired. He was a keen sportsr man, and encouraged district sport. In conjunction with his wife, who is sec retary of the Rose Park women's branch of the Liberal Federation, he de voted consid<—- ■' '•? tin" -t i*>e interests of the federation in Kast Torrens.

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