Our Braidwood correspondent telegraphs that Mr. William Forbes Gordon, owner of Manar station, died on Friday morning after a long illness. He was a native of the district, having been born at Manar 61 years ago. He leaves a widow and large family grown up. He was held in the highest esteem by all classes. He will be buried on Saturday at Manar, at a place selected by himself.
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