OBITUARY. The friends of Mr James Lane, ol Wonwoondh North, will regret to learn that his wife, agod 71. died on Saturday from pneumonia. Mrs. Lane, who was well known and of a kindly disposition, leaves a large family. At Colerane on Wednesday Mrs. McLeod wife of Mr. John McLeod, died. at the early age of 43 years. Whilst on her way home from the Car. brain Hill (Ballaral) State School o0 Friday evening, Miss Beatrice Winter Hetherington a teacher, fell down in a ft at the corner of Brougham and Clarendon streets. She was taken home and medical assistanco was snsmoned, but before Dr. Martin arrived death ensued. George Hose, of Cubgee, Wernambool, aged 71, a resident of the district for 41 years. Mr Peter Campbell, a very old colonist, residing with his daughter, Mrs McIntyre, of Yallukar, died on Friday.l Mr. Alexander Laing, of Avoca, aged 30, was found dead on Friday evening in a dray The cause of death was suffocation, ensuing on an apoplectic fit. Deceased left home to proceed to another portion of the farm, being apparently in the beat of health. His sudden and unexpected death has caused great regret. Deceased and his brother were prosperous farmers. Mr. William laines, of Tea Tree Gully, S.A., who died on Friday, aged 71, arrived in South Australia in 1840. For some years he represented Gumeracha in the Assembly. Mr. William Bray, of Notimuk, 50 years of age, died,arter a short illness, on Wednes day, from acute pneumonia and heart disease. He removed from Apaley to Nati. muk some 12 years ago. On Monday Mr. W. Thomas, of Heywood aged 71, died. iMr. Richard Miles, sen., aged 72 years, and a very old resident of Border Town, died on Tuesday last. He came to Australia in 1849, and in 1859 he settled in Penola, removing to Border Town in 1879. Mr. William Disher, 80 years of age, who arrived in South Australia in 1830, and in the early seventies came to Victoria and took up his residence as a farmer at Kewell West, died at Stawell, where he had lived for 10 years, on Wednesday, from pleurisy and bronchitis. The deceased was a brother of Lady Milne, whose husband, Sir William Milne, was Speaker of the South Australian Legislative Assembly for many years, and a niece of his is the wife of Mr. Justice Bundey, one of the Supreme Court judges in the neighboring State. In 1842 he married Miss Agnes Horsburgh in South Australia, who survives him. The result of the union was 12 children, of whom the following still survive :-Mrs W. Knowling, Rupanyup ; Mrs. Parr, Warracknabeal ; Mrs. McLennan, Melbourne; Mrs. E. Know. ling, South Australia ; Mrs. Hugh Wilson, Beulah ; Mr. John Disher, N.S.W. ; Mr. William Disher, N.S.W. ; Mr. Robert Disher, N.S.W. ;and Mr. James Disher, Adelaide. There are in addition 72 grand children and 12 great grandchildren. When the deceased's mother died at the age of 92, she left 120 great grandchildren, in addition to9 who had died. Her direct descendants numbered 202, of whom 174 were then living in the Australian colonies. The deceased broke his thigh about six years ago and had been an invalid ever since. The following deaths of old South Aus. tralian residents are announced:-At Tanunds, Christian Suesbier, aged 82. Mrs. Swan, of Victor Harbor, aged 79. Henry Pitcher, J.P. of Maitland, aged 67. At Strathalbyn,suddenly, Mrs Pi'illip Cross, aged 80.--George Wherry, of Bowden. formerly of Port Gawlesa, a colonist for 53 years.-At Gawler, H. J. Holmes, aged 75 -At Strathalbyn, M.rs. W. Mills, aged 74. At Norwood, Mrs. J. B. Myles, aged 77. At Adelaide, Henry Bowen, and Mrs. T, A. Gardiner both aged 61.-Mrs. J. W. Ander. san, daughter of the late ChasFlaxman.