OBITUARY. Mr. Arthur Huston, landlord of the Frances Hotel, died suddenly on Wednes. day. Mr. Huston was well-known in the northern part of the South-East, having conducted business at Border Town, Wolses ley, and Custon. He for some lime carried on the business of a blacksmith at Bordtr Town. Mr. Huston was a native of South Australia, having been born in Strathalbyn 51 years ago. He leaves behind him a widow, a daughter of Mrs. Kingdon, of the Globe Hotel, Narracourte. Mr. Reginald Thompson Marshall, who was staying at Rupanyup up to a few days ago, died at St. Kilds on Saturday week, at the age of 20 years. The deceased, who was a nephew of Mrs. Buckley, of Rupan. yup, had been ailing for some time. The death is reported of Mrs. Betts, wife of Mr. W. J. Betts, of Hamilton. Captain J. A. Bromley, formerly a well. known resident of Hamilton, died in New Zealand recently at the age of 43. The Hon. F. Brown, M.L.C., Chairman of Committees in the Legislative C uocil, died at Beechworth on Thursday rather suddenly, at the age of 73, the cause of death being heart failure supervenine on broncho pneumonia. The deceased had been in failing health for the last 12 months, but was not seriously indisposed until Mon day, when he was seiz:d with what appeared to be a slight attack of influenza. He leaves a son and four daughters, and bad represen. ted the North-Easrern province in the Legis. lative Council since 1884, and was a minister without portfolio in the Shiels Ministry from June, 1892, to January, 1803. He was appointed Chairman of Committees in 1895, and had held that position since. Deaths of old South Australian residents -At Quorn, Mrs. James F. Miller, aged 72. Deceased celebrated her golden wedding in April last; at Wilmington, relict of the late Samuel Green; at Mallala, Richard Alfred, aged 67; at Crystal Brook, George Crane, aged 76, a colonist for 50 years; at Nuriootpa, Mrs. Thomas Sage, aged 66 at Thebarton, John Butler, aged 78 ; Mrs. Ellen Shinnick, aged 70, a colonist for 63 years ;Richard K. Spotwood, aged 84, a S,'onist for 60 years ; Robert Burden, late of Kadina, aged 71; Samuel Hill, of Barossa, aged 81; at eNo th Adelaide, Mrs McCluney, aged 77 ; at Norwood, Matthias Nichus, aged 85; at North Adelaide, relict of the late Richard Neagle, aged 70 ; At Angaston E. W. Roberts, aged 78. a well-known pub. lie man ; Walter S. Couth, of Unley, aged 67; at Upper M;ltcham, Mrs. Henry Doug- las, late of Happy Valley, aged 68 ; at Pay neham, J. H. Heinman, aged 84 ; at Rose Park, Mrs. Chas. Everett, aged 79; at Port Adelaide the relict of the lace D. B. Middle- ton, aged 75 ; at Mrphett Vale, Mrs. John Pocock, aged 73; Mrs. Henry Riches, aged 83, of Mundalla ; at Victor Harbour, G. W. de la Peor Beresford, aged 80; G. D. Beattie, of Willung, aged 67; Sergeant Upton, snb-inspector of detectives, an old member of the force, who never t.ook any holidays ; Mrs. Tois Snewin, aged 86 at Mount Gembitr on Thursday, Robert Wil- son, aged 63, a resident of blount Gambler for 30 years. The funeral of the late Mr. John W. Greed, of Hamilton, was largely attended. The deceased was born at Taunton, England, 70 years ago, and arrived in this colony in 1860. He immediately went to Hamilton, where he set up business as a carpenter and con- tractor. The town was then in a primitive condition, the northern hill being dotted with aboriginal mia mias. The house in which he died was the first building erected on that hill. He leaves a widow, five sons and three daughters. One of his brothers is Mr. Abraham Greed, the mayor of Hamil- ton ; another brother is Mr. Alfred Greed, of Coleraine, and a third, Mr. George Greed, of Bairnsdale. He leaves also three sisters, Mrs. J. Holmes, of Casterton; Mrs Nicholls, of Sandford, and Mrs. J. Jones, of Ballarat.