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Obituary MR. J. H. OLIVER. Another of the old residents of the i Wimmera, Mr. ; John Henry Oliver A (whose. illness was chronicled in our I last issue) has passed away, the sad event occurring at his residence, Church Hill, on Tuesday evening, at about 5 o'clock. Deceased, who was 71 years of age, was a native of CornwalL In 1848, with his parents, he came to Victoria, landing in Mel bourne. From there the family went n to the Port Fairy- district. After A residing there !for many years, de- E ceased, about 35 years ago, took. up land at Sailors' . Home, on the plains, which he subsequently sold out to buy land on the river near Horsham. Thids he farmed successfully but eventually disposed of it, and, fifteen years aglo, hlie tk up a malleo' block: at Duchembegarra. c While in possession of this block, a ill-health attacked him in the shape J of a stroke, and he left fir Byaduk, in the Western district, in -the hope of, regaining 'his former health. This, however, was denied him, and he re turned tb this "'district and took :.up his resideice ast. Chinurch ill about 18 months ago:; Latterly he was' the vic- w tim of :another' stroke, Ihioih found t a resting 'place in 'his iaend, and des- a pite the efforts of Pr. Rlobinson, I hegradually sank and 'passed away. The late Mr. Oliver, though of a retiring disposition, was generally well- A known and was universally respected. Hea. leaves a widow and three sons and two daughters, nil df whom are married. He also leaves two brothers (Messrs W. and T. R. .Oliver, Horshem), i and three sisters. . The remains will be interred in the 'Horshami ceme- J tery to-day, the funieral mnoving, from I the residence in David-street at1.30 p.m. I . The death occurred in -the Hor sham 'Hospital on -Tuesday 'of Miss Isabella Bird, aged 39. Deep sym pathy is expressed for the bereaved family, it hleing only a few weeks since the young lady's mother died.. SMtr. William Thomas, aged' 89,. who had been for over 40 years in the employ of Mr. S. Carter's fnmil;, 't Glenisla, died durisng the week. in the Horslham Hospital. ' Mr. John Creswell, well-known as secretary of the South Australian Cricket Association, 'secretary of. the Chamber of Commerce,. and represen tative of the British :Board of Trade, died suddenly in 'Adelaide on Tuesday evening. - The death occurred-at Mount Gam bier on Monday of Mr. Alfred F. Prior, aged .47. The relict of the late'Robt. McRostieo, of Millicent, died on Saturday last, aged 76.