Sergeant j. Blackie, who baa been i
transferred from North Broken Hill to^
Scarborough, will leave on Friday i-mghtj-^-''".?'- / . .'.
j : Mr. W. Bièehers, of the Grand ? Hotel, who was last week operated on -
i at the Hospital 'for appendicitis, waa
to-day reported to be nuking good pro. I gresB towards recovery. I ' aa«
A private wire received in Broken Hill to-day announced the death, at North Adelaide, on Saturday evening,
of Mrs. Forsyth, wife of the Rev. Samuel Forsyth, who about eight years ago was in charge of the South Broken
Hill Methodist Churches.
Lieutenant Chumleigh, who has been in charge of senior cadet training in Broken Hill, has resigned from the military and will leave for Adelaide on Friday night. Lieutenant Chumleigh bas had. 23 years' service in the forces, 13 years having been spent in Australia.:
A. cable message from Vancouver re- ports . the ' death on Saturday of Mr. "William Rockefeller (81), one of the richest men in the world, who wag two' years younger than his brother John T>. Rockefeller. Death was due to pneu- monia. He left estate valued at several hundred million dollars.
A cable message from London states that Sir Archibald Weigall has» pre- sented the cold tray, which was sub- scribed by the people of South Aus- tralia, to Princess Mary, who accepted it with her warmest thanks. She gave him an autographed letter to the Lord Mayor of Adelaide, erpressing kai gratitude for the^wedding gift.
Mr. and Mrs. James Forrest, bf Ar- drossan (S.A.), celebrated their golden wedding recently. Mr. Forrest waa born near Glasgow in 1847,. and came with his parents to South Aus- tralia in 1851. In 1872 he married Miss Mary Hill, of Forreston. Uh» family comprise one son, and four daughters, "including Mrs. H. P, Harvey (Broken Hill).