OBITUARY. The death occurred in the Horsham Hospital yesterday mornoing of Mrs. Eliza beth O'Connor, of Goroke, at the age of 68 years. Deceased was admitted to the insti- tution on Saturday last, and was under treatment for gangrene of the foot, and death was due to that ailment. Deceased's husband died about four months ago. Mrs Eliza Steele, wife of Mr. S. Steele, draper, Stawell, died on Thursday evening from Bright's disease. Deceased leaves a husband and grown up family of eight, viz, Dr. Steele, residing near Ballarat, Mr. H. Steele, warehouseman, Melbourne, Mr. L. S. Steele, draper, Ararat, and five daugh- ters. An old resident of Great Western in the person of Mr. John Cornforth died at the Stawell Hospital on Thoreday. The death is reported of two old residents of Hamilton. The first is Mrs Bridget Priscilla Jennings, wife of Mr. John Jennings son., of Stephen-street. The deceased was a native of Cork, Ireland, where she was born in 1834, and landed in Australia in 1848. She was married in Adelaide in 1849, and in 1852 she came with her husband to Hamilton where they have resided ever since. The other old resident is Mrs. Helen Kerr, who came to Australia in 1857, land ing in Williamstown, where she married Mr. Kerr in 1871, and in the same year they removed to Merino, where they remained for two years, coming to Hamilton in 1873, where they have resided ever since. Mr. Richard Price, an old identity of Milltown, died on Thursday, aged 85. He arrived in Victoria 45 years ago, and settled at Digby. He subsequently removed to Heywood, and for many years past he has resided at Milliown, where he was largily interested in the sawmalling trade. De- ceased leaves a family of eight sons and two daughters, the majority of whom are settled at Hamilton, Branxholme, Condah and Heywood, and all are highly respected resi- dents. Deceased also leaves a numerous body of grandchildren. He had won the esteem of all with whom he came in contact by his benevolent and kindly disposition.