OBITUARY. The announcement of the death of Mrs R. Stapylton Bree, at her residence, Bewsall, on Saturday morning, was received with pro- found regret throughout Hamilton and district. The deceased lady was a daughter of the famous pioneer, the late Mr Stephen George Henty, and was born in Portland on August 25. 1843 thus being in her 78th year. In her girlhood she lived in Portland and for a while in Melbourne, and after her marriage to the late Mr Robert Stapylton Bree at Christ Church on 30th July, 1874, she spent the re- mainder of her life in Hamilton.