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OBITUARY Mr. Patrick Mahoney, 62 years of age, of Gritjurk, died at Coleraino on Friday, after an operation for an internal trouble. Miss Alice Jeffrey, 19 years of age, daughter of Mr. J. Jeffrey, of Casterton, died last week from heart disease. Mr. John Kirkwood, of Buckley Swamp, died in the Hamilton hospital on Wednesday from the effects of influenza. Mr. Herbart Shepherd, brother of Mr. J. Shepherd, licensee of the Town Hall Hotel, died in the Hamilton Hospital on Wednes. day, the cause of death being asthma. By the death of Mrs. Lyall, wife of the Rev. Jas. Lyall, a well-known Presbyterian minister, which occurred on Wednesday morning, in her 71st year, South Australia lost a noted Christian philanthropic worker. Mr. R. MoTaggart, 37 years of age, for many years telegraph operator at the Warracknabeal office; died on Tuesday from consumption of the throat. Henry Hoare, 44 years of age, residing with his mother at Stawell, was found dead in his, bed, face downward, on Thursday morning, He had since boyhood been enbject to fit, and is surmised that he was eoffocated in one of these. Mr. B. M. Sergeant, 73 years of age, the well-known Ballarat mining manager, died on Saturday. The following deaths of old South Austra. lian colonists are recorded :-At Truro, Mrs Janet McNaughton, aged 82 ; at Yorktown, George Hoare, sen., a pioneer farmer; at Yatata, Peter Dungleson, aged 66 ; at Adelaide, Bernard Amaberg, aged 75; at Wirrabard, M. Duarard, aged 72; at Kent Town, John Kelly, late of Riverton ;Mrs. G. Rowley, aged 75, of Malvern; at Auburn E. K. Yeatman, M.A., aged 75 ; Pastor Jas. Cornish, of Woodburn. aged 63 ; W. F. Darting, of Tumby Bay, aged 50 ; the wife of the Rev. Jas. Lyall, aged 71 ;Robt. Sanders, of Glenelg, aged 67; at Adelaide, Mrs. James Down, aged 81, a colonist for 62 years; Mrs. R. F. Sullivan, of Berlino station; aged 67; at Curramulka, William Cameron, aged 64; George Stribling, of Stcckport, aged 79, leaving three sons, five daughters and 39 grandchildren.