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MAY 22, 1897 THE AND INDIA 15 Great ment resident of that place. Mr. Charles Locke It in Shanghai recently over the announce- Mr. F. Q. White, an old and popular - i March He Syd L died suddenly at Perth on member of the firm of Bird & Captain Boughey Burgess, late Tndian Army, died at Southsea on May 18. He had been for 36 years secretary of the Royal United Service Institution. Mr. W. H. Short, manager of Hall & Holtz (Limited), died in Shanghai the other day, aged 54. He went out to China in 1856, and was well known in the Far East. Mr. Arthur Raven Hill was accidentally killed while riding in the Natal Police Sports at Bulwer, Natal, on April 21. He Colonel Sir William Green, K.C.B., who died on May 16, at Aberlour, aged 61, served with distinction in the Crimean campaign, the Indian Mutiny engagements, the Ashanti war, the Egyptian war of 1882, the Eastern Soudan campaign in 1884, and later in the Nile expedition. Mr. G. A. Allan died in Melbourne the other day, aged 71. He went out to Melbourne in 1853 at the time of the gold rush, and for many years he had charge of the singing department in connection with the denominational system then in force in the Colony. He received his musical training from the late Mr. John Hullahi r The Rev. Canon Deloutto diod in Singapore on March 29, greatly regretted. He was a native of Landres, in and was 49 years of age. After finishing his theological studies at the Seminary of the Foreign Missions in Paris, he was ,r" 1872 Malay > He was posted for years at was a brother of Mr. Raven Hill, the well-known artist. Mr. George Hill, one of the best-known men in Eastern Australia, died at Sydney the other day, aged 63. He was a sportsman of the best sort, and was very popular in the Colony. Colonel Andrew Henry Macintire, of Bangalore, died the Wi % m Vincent Wallace, Ho other day on his way home. He was well known in sporting Bukit Timah, where he did a lot of valuable work. Mr. J. Winterbottoni, who died at Putney the other day, was a musician who was well-known in Australian circles. He emigrated to Sydney many years ago, and was, like the late was 79 years of age. circles, and was steward of the Bangalore races 15 years. w _ After returning from Sydney ho was for the" last selected to organise the newly-formed band of the Royal Marine Artillery, and he remained in that occupation for 21 years, Mr. C. N much Mr retiring four years ago. Mr. A. Anderson. M having died of plague while visiting the hospitals and segrega- W l April 10, much regretted. He Arna-ud (Vic) on tion camps near Poona. The Rev. Arthur Bird, B.A., chaplain at died on April 16, aged 43. He was a son of Bellary, Madras, the late George Victorian Legislative Assembly for the last four years, and was a great authority on the cultivation and settlement of the mallee country. On account of his districts of the .-Colony Mr. Andersons knowledge of the arid Madras Madras 1 M> Water post he did some good work. Mr late of Temple Cloud, Somerset, died at McNab's Island, Canada, on April 1. The deceased gentleman's sister, Mrs Major-General George Reginald Hunt •i 1 Gardiner Alexander, who died at May 16, aged 76, took part in the operations on the coast of Borneo and the capture of Brunei in 1846. He Morant M.G the Royal Marine (medal) brigade in the Governor of Sierra Leone, whom ii West and was buried at sea with military fro May 15, o: honours. Mr. C. ] day, much G. Brink, first Auditor-General of Cape Colony. His Crimea in 1854-55, and was employed in the siege train in the batteries before Sebastopol during its siege and fall. He died on board tte steamship ^a<a^« on also at the borabardme nt and surrendeivof Kinburn. In 1871, he was attached by the Hai He was a descendant of the late Mr Mr and of General Sir A. J. Cloete. Foreign Office to an important Japanese mission during its stay in England, which extended over six months. Major-General Alexander was well acquainted with many European languages, and was an accomplished Chinese scholar. He wrote books on Confucius and Lao Tsze, *' the great Thinker," and waB also the author of a novel entitled '* Doctor Victoria." A A id): Home, 21s.; Foreign, 23s., payable in advance. Single Copy, 6{d., post paid. i ORDER FORM 5 Which intending Subscribers will kindly fill in and enclose with remittance to the • L THE COLONIES AND INDIA," Imperial Buildings, Ludgate Circus, EC. Post to me to the undermentioned address, "THE COLONIES r AND INDIA" for .. months, for which J enclose remittance of £ and continue to send until countermanded. Name ...... M , « .-«. mi*.«*•• •»» ,,MM L ri Address m mm,...i.,,. in •».... m mMm.mmmmmM. .MM•••••••• Date N.B.- All Subscriptions date from the issue of the Paper immediately succeeding the day of payment, unless otherwise expressly arranged. Cheques and Post Office Orders should be crossed and made payable to Ludgate Hill, Lotsdonj B.C. Mail (Limited)

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