OBITUARY. The death took place yesterday morning, at McLachlan.street, Horsham, of Mrs. Jaehne, wife of Mr. C. Jaehne (of the firm of Jaehne and Co., storekeepers. Dimbool.).e A month ago Dr.- Ritchie operated opon Mr. Jaehne for an affection of the breast. I,.flammation eob. qrently developed in the wound, causloq septicomita. Death was due to exhaustion. Deceased, who has been married five years, was the second daughter of Mrs. and the late Mr. S. G. Molkentin, of Dimboola, and sister of Mrs. Eson Beschsrtz, of Ballarat, and eMre. G. R. Riby, Horsham, and Mliss I. and Miss A., and Mesors. Charles, Paul, Julius and B. Molkenutin, Dimboola. Mrs. F. Matheson, an old resident of Merino, died last week at the age of 90. The remains wee buried at Casterton. Mr A. E. Petsehel, watchmaker, of DIon ald, formerly of Horsham, died last week, at the age tf 30 years. Dce ased was a Mason and Oddfellow, and his relatives re aide near WaiL Deceased was apprrnticed to Mr. LV. Sack, of Horsham. The first Hamilton volunteer for the South African war,Michael Francis M. agher, expired on Thursday after a lingering illnear. Deceased was a member of the first con. tingent. John McSheehy, a resident of Casterton since the sixties, who died last week, was an extraordinary example of the "handy man." He could clean or repair a watch, clock or sewing machine, build a house or bridge, do all kinds of farm work, and in his prime was able to shear sheep with the fastest men at the shearing sheds. He was also an excellent violinist, and was at one time a player in the Glenelg Brass Band. He leaves a widow and seven children. Mr Lachlan McLean, a well-known reel dent of Pigeon Ponds, died at WarnaSm. bool on Wednesday after undergoing an operation. T'he deceased was a sfferer from jundice, and 57 years of age. The remains were buried at Harrow. Miss Kate Fraser, daughter of Mhr W I litm Fraser, died at Hamilton, on Wednee. day from consumption at the age of 40. e)aths of old South Australian residents -At Grace Plains, Mrs. Robert Morshew, aged 75. a colonist for 55 years, leaving seven aons and four daughters, 62 grandchil. dren and two great grandchildren; Cr. Robert Harkeneas., a resident of Aima for 30 year.; At Strathalbyn, o Mrs. John OtRitlly, aged 68; Mrs. J. I. Syme, of Semaphore, aged 95; Mrs. James Thymr, the oldest resident of Thyer; aged 87, the second white woman tt, settle at Mount Remarkable: At Stepey. IMrs. W. Brooker aged 83; At Wardlow Vale, W. Gamble, aged 75; At Edwardstown, WV. J. Mlxwell aged 61 ; At Strathslbyn. relict of the late Robert Robinson, aged 82 ; Brenjsmin Watts of Steeltoe, aged 63. William Williams, of Millbrook, aged 9 ; at Goodwood, Mrs. John Cook, late of Clredon, aged 72; John E. Fielder, aged 94, f Claredos, a fanily of nine, leaving 39 grandchildren, and 25 great grandchildlen, a resident of Henley Beach for over 50 years; Chas. W. Smith, of Stochfirt. aged 71. The death is announced of Mr. Betjamin Leopold Faejeoo, the novelist.