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OBITUARY;

Continued from page 8.

Mr. A. T. K. Wilson, who died suddenly on Saturday morning at the age of 62, was a grandson of Mr. Thomas Wilson, of the firm of Wilson & Smart,- one of the

first legal firms to practise in South Aus tralia, and the son of Mr. C. A. Wilson, at one time Registrar of Probates at the Supreme Court He was educated at Mr. Caterer's Grammar School, Norwood,- and St. Peter's College, whence he matricu lated, and was admitted to the- Bar in 18S6. After, having- served his articles with the firm of Stock & Jacobs, he prac tised alone for some years before taking into partnership Mr. E.A. Genders, and more recently his son, Mr. K. C. Wilson. He married Lilian, the eldest daughter of Mr. Walter Lawrence, of Hawthorn, who survives him.. Others of the family are Dr. L.'A. Wilson, of TJriley, a son; Drs. P. 31. G. Wilson' and C E.'C. Wilson, of Kadina, who are brothers, and Miss Emily WilEon, a' sister. . 'Mr.- ^V2son was for many years, a warden of St. Matthew's Chnreh, Kensington, and later of All Souls', St. Peters, and was a foundation member of the St. Peter's Collegiate Ma sonic Lodge; -' He was the third genera tion to follow the legarprofessfon in this State, and was widely respected amons his colleagues, who describe him as 'a family lawyer of the old school.' He was noted for his knowledge of probate and succession duties. .

The death occurred at Eastwood on Sun day of Mr. Patrick' OXeary, -who was for many years head attendant at this Parkside Mental Hospital. Mr. OXeary was 74 years of age at the tune of his death. He joined the- staff of the Parkside institution on March 26, 1S83, and was appointed head attendant in, 1912. He retired recently. 1 Mr. OTLeary was highly popular among the staff of the hospital. Visitors to the institution appreciated his ready sympathy. Mr. O'Leary was con nected with many Hibernian organizations. His hobby was music, and' he was a skilled violinist. His knowledge of Irish music was profound. A widow and four child ren (two sons and two daughters) survive. The death of Mr. W. R. Lewis, prin cipal of the legal firm^of W. R. & F. H.~ Lewis, Gawler, occurred on Satur day. Mr. Lewis had been in poor health for -some time. He.first.went to Gawler isT 1S5L;--'- -He, learned' telegraphy as a yoirth; 'and 'operated the . Gawler' telegraph office iii 1857. J He then studied law under .the' direction of. the late ;Mr. F. F. Turner, and was 'admitted to the Bar. in 1S84. After having spent a year at Gumeracha solicitor, he entered practice, at Gawler as Clerk of the- Local Court, and as a on' his own account. ~He was actively associated with the affairs of the town, and his public service will long be remem bered. Three years ago he completed 50 years of continual service as financial secretary of the United Gawler branches of the: Oddfellows' Order, M.U., and his long service was claimed as a record for any friendly society in South Australia. He joined the order in 1866.

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