[In order to guard against imposition, notices of
Births, Marriages, and Deaths, must be authenti-
cated by some respectable person in Melbourne to
secure their insertion.]
BENNETT. - On the 31st ult., at "Bennetton," Surry-
road, Hawksburn, the wife of John J. Benett of a daughter, prematurely.
BLACKSHAW.—On the 28th ult., at Bourke, River
Darling, N. S. W., the wife of John Blackshaw of a son.
CHRISTMAS. - On the 1st ult, the wife of Mr. C. F.
Christmas, boot importer, of Clarendon-street, South Melbourne, of a son ; both doing well.
HORNE. -On the 12th ult, at his residence, Moonee
Ponds, the wife of J. Horne of a daughter.
M'LAURIN.—On the 21st ult., at Yarra Yarra, Ger-
manton, the wife of James A M'Laurin, jun, of a daughter.
MACAW. -On the 24th ult, at Beta-cottage, Victoria-
street, Ballarat East, the wife of James C. Macaw, of
PINNOCK.-On the 25th ult., the wife of J.D. S. Pin-
nock, Crimea-street, St. Kilda of a daughter.
STIRLING.—On the 2nd inst., at Ferrars-place, Albert
park, Mrs. James Stirling of a son.
BREARLEY-PETERSEN. - On the 24th ult., at St. John's
Church, Bairnsdale, by the Rev. W. G. Hindley, Robert Hilliard, second son of Sharpe Brearly, Geelong to Mary Karen, eldest daughter of Charles
KILBURN-FRASER. -On the 21st ult., at the residence
of the bride's parents Stawell, by the Rev. S. Kelso, William A , eldest son of the late D. T. Kunnin to Margaret, W., eldest daughter of R. Fraser,
LEVY-MARKS. -On the 24th ult., at the residence of
the bride's parents, by the Rev. Dr Abrahams Henry, fourth son of the late Samuel Levy of Hobart, Tasmania, to Rebecca, (Ruby) second daughter of B. Marks, Gertrude-street, Fitzroy.
WATSON-CUNNINGHAM. - On the 25th ult, at Albert
park, by the Rev. T. E. Ick, M A . William Watson to Marion Cunningham, both of Sandhurst.
YEOMAN-Wardley. -On the 30th ult, by the Rev.
Wm. Tranter, Charles, fourth son of Mr. John Yeoman, Prahran, to Alice, youngest daughter of Mr George Wardley, formerly of Hobart, Tas-
BONTHRONE-On the 3rd inst.,at Wood's Hotel, Mel-
bourne, Mr George Bonthrone, late of Auchter- muchty, Fifeshire, Scotland.
BUNCE.- On the 29th ult, at his residence, Eyre-
street, Ballarat, Dr Richard Bunce, son of the late Captain Bunce, R. N.
CHRISTIAN -On the 25th January, 1885, at Liverpool
England, Robert Christian, son of Edward Christian, Rallaterson Manghold, Isle of Man, aged 48 years, youngest brother of W. D. C. Christian, Woodend, and Thomas Christian, Macedon Victoria, Australia.
CURTIS. -On the 2nd inst., at his late residence, Evora,
Sydney, George Curtis, fifth son of the late James Curtis, and brother of J. H. Curtis, of this city.
LOLLER -On the 3rd inst., William C. Loller, of the
firm of Loller Bros., carriers, third son of the late James Loller, of Church street, Brighton, Acci- dentally shot at Frankston.
MARTIN. -On the 27th February, at 119 Russell-street,
Melbourne, Frederick Robert Martin, of Brighton, England, aged 28 years. Home papers please copy. M'MILLAN.—On the 25th ult., at her parent's resi-
dence, Melbourne, Eleanor Nimmo (Nellie) aged 16 years, beloved eldest daughter of John and Mary Catherine M'Millan and grandniece of Major Evans of Liverpool, England. Liverpool papers please
NOLAN.-On the 3rd inst., at the Australia Felix
Hotel, Lonsdale street, west Melbourne, James Hamilton, eldest son of the late Captain George Nolan. Indian Army. Dublin and Calcutta papers
STAPLETON. -On the 2nd inst., at Melbourne
Hospital, Albert the beloved husband of Elizabeth Stapleton, of Flemington, and youngest daughter of William Stapleton, of Hawthorn, late of Launces- ton, Cornwall, England, aged 26 years.
BLAND.—In affectionate remembrance of our dear
father, John Bland, who died at Carlton, 4th April, 1884, aged 65. Gone, but not forgotten.
CRAIK. - In loving remembrance of my dear friend
James Craik who was killed in the Little River railway disaster, April 3, 1884
FRENCH.—In loving and sorrowful remembrance of
our dear and eldest daughter Jenny,who died on Good Friday night, 1884, at Bromley-street, South Yarra, aged 18 years and 10 months.
"Safe in the arms of Jesus "
The Friends of the late Mr. JAMES HAMILTON NOLAN are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, Melbourne General
The Funeral will leave the Australia Felix Hotel, Lonsdale-street west, Melbourne, on Sunday, 5th inst., at half-past 8 o'clock.
JOHN DALEY, undertaker, Latrobe and Spring