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Kingston Whig Standard, November 1942
Generously supplied and transcribed by Sharon Compeau, with thanks for all her hard work.
Friday, November 6, 1942 Kingston Whig Standard
Dr. Harry Raymond Fleming 48, Liberal member of Parliamnent for Humboldt, Sask., riding, died suddenly at his home there last night. according to word received in Kingston today. Born at Amherst Island in 1894, Dr. Fleming was educated at the Amherst Island public school, St Mary's separate school here, Regiopolis College and Queen's University. Dr. Fleming was first elected to the House of Commons at the general election of 1935 and re-elected at the 1940 general election.
The weekly bridge and euchre held in the W.M.C.A. but at Barriefield, was in charge of Girl Guides and Guiders last night under the convenership of Mrs. Monk, assisted by Mrs. John Corbett, Mrs. Quinn, Mrs. Briggs, Mrs. Carruthers and Miss Henstridge. The Y.M.C.A. war services was represented by Mrs. Melville Thompson. The winners were as follows; Bridge, Marjorie Mitchell, Miss E. Henstridge, Pte. R. M. Arsenault, Pte. P. Slavanski, Pte, E. M. Curley; in euchre, Mrs. Le Heup, Mrs. J. Doran, Miss Jean McBratney, Pte. P. Cornell, Pte. H. Chislett and Pte. A. J. Dufresne. Mary Donahue won the prize for Chinese Checkers.
Capt. R. R. Laird, R.C.A.M.C., who was recently reported as missing, probably dead, is now known to be a prisoner of war, having lost his right leg in action. Dr. L. J. Austin received a letter from him this morning. Capt. Laird is a graduate of Queen's University.
Note*** The rest of page 3 is all about the war and advertisements.
Mrs. Elroy Forde who has been spending a short time in Ottawa has returned to Kingston.
Mr. H. F. Zider of Detroit, Michigan is spending some time in town the guest of his niece, Mrs. J. A. Haydon, Johnson Street.
Mrs. G. E. gaudreau and little daughter, Carole Ann, of Gananoque, spent a few days in Kingston this week the guests of Mrs. Z. F. Gaudreau, Earl Street.
Miss Irma Smith of Winona has returned home after spending the past two weeks at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James English and family, Maple Hurst Farm, R.R. 1, Kingston.
Mrs. Frank Smith, jr., and Mrs. Gordon Jamieson were hostesses at a kitchen shower in honor of Miss Muriel Lamb, a bride-elect of November 12. The evening was spent playing bingo. The bride then opened her gifts and later dainty refreshments were served.
Major and Mrs. J. F. O'Grady of Buffalo, N.Y., who will be in town for the wedding tomorrow of the former's niece, Miss Aileen O'Grady and Lieut. John Wayne Connor, will be the guests while here of Miss Gertrude Grimshaw, Division Street.
Mr. and Mrs. John B. McGail, Kingston, the latter regent of the Kingston Municipal Chapter, L.O.D.E., will be among the out-of-town guests in Toronto this evening, when the draw will be made for the 69 fur garments, donated by the Retail Furriers of Ontario for I.O.D.E. war work.
Miss Doris Anglin is arriving in town today from Ottawa for the Connor-O'Grady wedding, which is taking place Saturday afternoon and at which she will be the bridesmaid. Miss Anglin will be the week-end guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Anglin, Wellington Street.
Among those who will be in town for the Connor-O'Grady wedding, which is taking place in St. James Chapel, St. Mary's Cathedral, Saturday afternoon are: Mrs. Fred Thomas and Mr. Grant Free of Toronto; Liet. and Mrs. John Parkhill, Lieut. William Sproule and Lieut, Kasey Corbett, all of Camp Borden; Lieut Basil Howes, Petawawa Camp, and Miss Kathleen Brockel of Brockville.
Mrs. Gilbert Howitt, left this week for Montreal. She expects to leave shortly for England where she will join her husband, Major Howitt, who has been with the Active Army overseas for a year.
Miss Hazel VanAlstyne under went a minor operation in the Kingston General Hospital this week.
Mrs. E. Lawrence of Peterborough, Ontario, wishes to announce the marriage of her daughter , Lieut. Phyllis A. Lawrence, C.W. A.C., to Lieut. W. J. Thirlwall, 6 Div. Sigs. the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Thirlwall, Moose Jaw, Sask. to take place at St. James Anglican Church, Kingston, Ontario at four o'clock, Saturday afternoon Nov. 7, 1942. Padre, Rev. Capt. B. H. Fair will officiate.
ANNIVERSARY OF WEDDING IS OBSERVED
Mrs. Leeder received the guests wearing a rose color crepe dress with a shoulder bouquet of red carnations and fern. The spacious rooms were decorated with pink and white crepe paper and bowls of pink and white chrysanthemums which had been presentd by their grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Leeder were presented with a handsome mantle clock by the members of their family. Mis Regina Cox making the presentation. They also received numberous cards and messages of congratulation, as well as congratulations by radio, requested by friends. Mr. Leeder is not enjoying his usual good health at the present, as he suffered a severe illness during the summer. He has always taken a keen interest in the affairs of the community and served for a number of years on the township council and on the board of trustees of the school section. The guets departed all wishing Mr. and Mrs. Leeder many more years of happiness in their beautiful home.
THE WOMEN'S PAGE
The bride, who was given in marriage by Alderman A. Casterton, wore a smart frock of commando blue with navy accessories and a shoulder bouquet of gardenias. She was attended by Mrs. L. McCue as matron of honor, who wore a pretty brown dress with matching accessories and a shoulder bouquet of yellow roses, Mr. George Bridgen was best Man.
Following the ceremony a reception and buffet supper were held at the bride's home. Main Street. Later the bride and groom left for Windosor, the bride travelling in frock of teal blue with matching accessories and a beige polo coat. Upon their return they will reside on Main Street.
The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a floor length gown of malibu blue wool-jersey, having a V-neckline, three quarter length sleeves, and a peg top skirt. She wore a matching Juliet cap caught with a cluster of flowers centred with orange blossoms worn by the brides of her mother's family for three generations, and a shoulder length veil of matching tulle ????? Her arm bouquet was of mulberry baby pompoms. Mrs. Norris H. Mundy, jr. of Great Neck Long Island, who washer sister's only attendant, was in a floor length frock of deep purple wool crepe fashioned with a sunburst gathered bodice (two badly marked on paper to read) neckline and three-quarter length sleeves, and she wore a matching Juliet cap caught with a cluster of purple flowers and her arm bouquet was of lavender baby pompoms. Private George Nobes R.C.O.C., of Petawawa acted as best man for his brother and the ushers were Sub-Lieut. Donald C. Case, R.C.N.V.R., twin brother of the bride and PO. Fred G. Johnson R.C.A.F.
Mrs Case, the bride's mother wore a gown of olive green crepe with a matching hat and a shoulder bouquet of Pinocchio roses.
Mrs. Nobes, mother of the bride groom was gowned in black crepe Elizabeth and wore a matching hat and a corsage bouquet of Joanna Hill roses.
The reception was held in the Mount Royal Hotel where autumn flowers and palma were used to decorate. Later Sgt-Pilot and Mrs. Nobes left on a short wedding trip, the bride travelling in a turquoise wool frock under a black wool coat with a lynx collar and wearing a black hat and accessories and a shoulder bouquet of Canary yellow baby pompoms.
The out-of-town guests included Mrs. Percy Nobes, mother of the bridegroom; Miss Delcie Nobes of Kingston; Mrs. Norris H. Mundy, jr;, of Great Neck, L.I. sister of the bride; Pte George Nobes, R.C.O.C. of Petawawa, Ont, brother of the bridegroom, Mrs. Henry Martin and Mr. Harry Martin of Waddington, NY.
61st WEDDING ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED
Mr. and Mrs. Beaubien are highly respected residents of the island, both having been born there and except for a few years spent at Chatham have always lived there.
In his younger days, Mr. Beaubien followed the carpenter trade cut for a number of years has been a successful farmer, which two of his sons are now carrying on. Except for failing eye sight he is still enjoying good health while Mrs. Beaubien is still very active doing most of her own housework.
Mr. and Mrs. Beaubien have seven children, two of whom, George of Calgary, Alta, and Mrs. T. A. Gallagher of Du Bois, Pa., were unable to be present. The rest of the family, Mrs. William Smith, Collins Bay; Mrs. W. J. Hinchey, Centreville; Irven Herbert and Mrs. Reid of the island were all able to be present for the happy occasion.
PARRY SOUND, Nov. 6 - (CP)
No clue has been found as to whereabouts of John Wharton 59, of Toronto, reported lost in the vicinity of Naiscoot River, 50 miles north of here, since early Monday. Provincial constables directed the search by 30 men today, as they dragged the river. Wharton, a locomotive engineer, has been hunting in the district for 23 years and knew the country "like a book," his daughter, Mrs. Donald McLay of Toronto said. Wharton was one of a party of seven hunters from Toronto, Port McNicoll and Goderich.
ATHENS, Nov. 6 –
Doreen Ward, the 17 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ward, was seriously burned when she fell against a stove in her home. Her right hand and the right side of her face were seriously burned. She was taken immediately to the General Hospital at Brockville where she is resting as comfortable as can be expected. She will probably be a patient there for several weeks.
COUPLE MARKS ANNIVERSARY AT VERONA
Deer Hunters away
Mr. and Mrs. W. Ball have returned home after spending the summer near Kingston.
Mrs. E. Gowdy and Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy are in the Kingston General Hospital.
Miss Lillian Gooderham received a letter from her brother, Fred Gooderham, stating that he had arrived safely with his unit in England.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Alport and children, Harrowsmith, visited Mr. and Mrs. A. Card recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Butterill, Kingston, were guests of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Storms.
Miss Florence Trousdale spent a couple of days visiting her sister, Mrs. York, at Parham.
Mrs. Maud Quinn has returned home after spending several weeks with her daughter at Sydenham.
Mr. and Mrs. Lorne Genge spent the week-end with relatives in Belleville.
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Ball and Master Charles Stewart are at the former's cottage near Plevna.
Mr. Powers and family have moved from Belleville into K. Trousdal's house.
Keith Reynolds, Dalton Walroth and several friends from Kingston spent the week-end at the former's cottage on Long Lake.
Ross Backus, Manning Depot, R.C.A.F. Toronto, spent the week-end at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. A. Backus.
Grade 8 - Glen McLaughlin, Malcolm Gilles, Gloria Harker, Doreen Lee, Georgia Alport, Jas. Kelly, Alene Alport, Elma Alton, Bert Milligan, Raymond Stoness, Closton Vancoughnett (absent).
Grade 7- Manola Silver, Constance Anglin, T. J. McCallum, June Walker, Lyall Barr, Keith Maybee, Norma Turnbull, Jack Wilson, Donald Cox, Doreen Barnes, Laura Lewis, Mary Bissonette, Ernest Bowes.
Grade 6 - Gerald Ruttan, Lois Lee, David Bowes, Geraline Barr, Donald Blakslee, Eugene Burns, Kenneth Pearce, Glen Lewis, Barbara Kelly, Joan Walker, Peter Cooper (absent)
Grade 5 - Freda Portier, John Swerbrick, Irene Burns, Donald Evans, Marlene Peters, Pearl Wallace, Barbara Alport,
Dorothy Lewis, Glenace Davy;, Betty Spencer, Michael Kelly, Immogene Shillington, Marion Osmond, Doug Cox, Howard Alport, Kenneth Lee, Hilliard Vancoughnett, Gerald Maddigan.
Grade 4 - Barrie Copeland, Gwendolyn Burke, Betty Martin, Joan Alport, Isabell Bowes, Mary Wallace.
Grade 3 - Wilma Turnbull, Bruce McLaughlin, Lloyd Vancoughnett, Roy Walkins, Margaret Lewis, Arthur Osmond, Nina Benn.
Grade 2 - Helen Peters, Mabel Spencer, Barbara Lindsay, Charlotte Payne, Hazel Benn, Marylin Giles, Valerie Varrette, Stanley Fillion, Lawrence Kelly, Bruce Vancoughnett.
Grade 1 - Franklyn Plue, Yvette Fillion, Mary Benn, Victor McFarlane, Frances McGreer, Donald Watkins, Arnold Burns, Alan McCallum, Dorothy Wallace, Margaret Bryan, Ruth Brawley, Neil Peters, Robert Hill.
Mrs. James Gibson of Toronto is visiting her mother, Mrs. S. Hamilton, and her sister, Mrs. R. E. Jackson.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Gilmore Tamworth, were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Black.
Mrs. William Hartman and son Gerald, of Enterprise, were recent guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Hartman.
James Mackay spent the week-end in Montreal.
FUNERAL HELD FOR VICTIMS OF ACCIDENT
GOES TO CALGARY
BELLEVILLE MAN DIES IN ACTION
A brilliant student, he entered McGill University in medicine at the age of 16. He was an interne for a year in a Montreal hospital and later married Miss Betty Eliott, a McGill graduate. He went to Adelaide, six years ago and was a partner with two other physicians in a clinic.
On the outbreak of war he joined the Australian Army Medical Corps. He accompanied the first British sweep across Libyia and for nine months was besieged in Tobruk after returning from Bengazi. In Tobruk he was in charge of an underground hospital.
After the relief of Tobruk he was sent last December to Palestine and Syria where he took a special course of study of malaria fever under the noted Viennese professor, Dr. Adler. This year he returned to Egypt with his unit.
Mrs. Elwell Slack
The floral tributes were numberous and beautiful the casket being covered with the tokens of sympathy. Interment took place in the Union Cemetery.
GEORGE G. PICKETT
Born in Kingston, the deceased came to Gananoque 40 years ago as an employee of Mitchell and Wilson. He remained with the same firm until ill-health forced him to retire several years ago.
He is survived by two sons and two daughters, Roy and Lloyd, Gananoque, and Mary and Ida with whom he lived. His wife predeceased him five years ago.
The funeral was held from his late residence on North Street. Rev. H. D. McCuaig conducted the service and interment was made in Gananoque Cemetery.
He has two brothers, Robert and Edward Hamilton in Elgin and a large number of relatives and friends. He had not been enjoying his usual health for the past year.
HARRIETT DAVIES LAYDEN
Deceased, who was born in Kingston the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Davies moved to Montreal 34 years after her marriage, but came back to Kingston last January when her health gave out. She attended both the United Church and the Church of England.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Patricia of Montreal, and one son, PO. Davies Patrick Layden of Calgary. (page split and can't make out next line) Demarest of Englewood, (?) Mrs W. A. Easton and Mrs. J. Crawford of Kingston; three brothers, Fred Davies of Oshawa, Bert Davies of Camden, NJ, and John Henry Davies of Kingston.
The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon from James Reid's funeral parlors to Cataraqui Cemetery.
Five months ago he was taken ill and went to the Civic Hospital in Ottawa and remained there unil his death.
He leaves to mourn his wife, formerly Miss Elizabeth Darling and four brothers, Richard V. Green of Brockville, Walter Green with the Canadian forces overseas, Robert Green of Frankville, and Floyd Green of the United States and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. W. P. Wornell of the United Church at his late residence in Athens. Floral tributes were numberous. The pall-bearers were Dr. H. C. Pritchard, Fred Hollingworth, Ernest Neddo, Gordon Tanney, Charles Green and E. B. Baldwin. Interment took place in Brockville Cemetery.
(Note from Sharon: sorry but pieces of the paper are missing) one of the wives was Jennie Dear and I can only make out the first few words and names at the beginning of the column.
FORMER ONTARIO PRELATE IS DEAD
Mrs. Earl Wessinger, who is ill with pheumonia, is a patient in a Brockville hospital.
Thomas Warren, Brockville, is enjoying a vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Warren.
Miss Hazel Wood who has been employed in Gananoque for the past year has returned home.
Howard Landon is spending a few days deer hunting in the Plevna district.
Earl Gipson, who is ill with pneumonia at his home here is pregressing favorable.
Mrs. Ernest Sheffield and Mrs. Charles Tye, viisted relatives in Guelph recently.
Mrs. C. Gilbert has returned home after spending a few days with her nephew, H. Putnam and Mrs.Putnam, Kingston.
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Rhodes spent the week-end with their son, Capt, C. M. Rhodes and Mrs. Rhodes, Petawawa.
Jack Coleman and Ralph Stanton have returned home after spending the past three weeks at Lashburn and Waseca, Sask., helping with the harvest.
Mrs. H. J. Chapman of Watertown, N.Y., was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. R. Coleman during the week.
CITY AND DISTRICT
HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL
TO BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR
Saturday, November 7, 1942 Kingston Whig Standard
Mrs J. H. Bourne (Snooks) and her sister, Miss Wally Brooks, Victoria Street, left today to spend the weekend in London.
Mrs. D. A. Shaw Bagot Street, is in Toronto, where she is the guest of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Wood
Mrs C. E. Taylor, King Street, returned yesterday from Toronto where she had spent the past week the guest of her sister, Miss Mildred Sellery
Nursing Sister Rhoda Marshall, R.C.A.F. Hospital, Trenton, spent a few days in Kingston this week and has gone to Amherst Island where she will spend the week-end with her parents.
Dr. W. T. Barrett of Victoria B.C., who has been the guest of his sister, Miss Barrett, William Street, and his brother, Mr John Barrett, Highway 15, has returned to the coast.
Mrs W. Saunders has arrived safely at her home in Victoria, B.C., after spending three months in Kingston at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Sgt and Mrs Walter Putt, Ordnance Street.
Miss Muriel Lamb, a bride-elect of next week, was honored by her fellow associates at Anderson Bros., when they gathered together and presented her with two beautiful woolen blankets and a gold color satin bedspread, Mr. S. Cowan, the manager, made the presentation on behalf of the staff and expressed their good wished to the bride-elect.
Another pleasant meeting of the Red, White and Blue Club was held at the Y.W.C.A. yesterday afternoon with Mrs. W. R. Belcher and Mrs Douglas Slater in charge. Mrs Edwin Mooers and her committee Mrs. A. Gillingham and Mrs. W. A. Maxey were in charge of the social arrangements, assisted by Mrs. J. Coggins, Mrs. G. Jamieson, Mrs. C. Bissett and Mrs. A. Whale.
The first of a sweries of bridges which the members of the Kingston Ladies Curling Club plan to hold weekly during the season, the proceeds to be used for war work, was held at the club house last evening and was most successful. Seven tables were in play and the conveners were the new president, Mrs. Charles Miller, Miss E. McCullough, Mrs F. Nobes and Mrs. T. J. Donnelly. The prizes, which were war saving stamps, were won by Mrs. Stanley Hall and Mrs. Ralph Hinton.
Another successful euchre was held in the Parish Hall, Portsmouth last evening under the auspices of the Portsmouth (?) whole in paper, Mrs. Thomas Guthrie, Jr. and Mrs. O. McGeein were the converers, assisted by Miss Helen and Miss Florine Guthrie and Mrs. J. R. Hurley. The prize winners were: Door prize, Mrs. Thos Guthrie, Sr; ladies first, Mrs J. Marks; second, Miss Marie Driscoll; third, Mrs. W. Marks; gentlemens first, Mr. E. Cain; second, Mr. Vear; third, Mr. W. Fowler
A quiet wedding was solemnized at the home of the bride's mother, at eight o'clock, Friday evening, November 6, when the Rev. H. W. Cliff united in marriage, Constance, daughter of Mrs. E. C. Turner of Kingston and the late George Turner of East Wenyess, Scotland, and Elwood Clarke, son of Mrs. W. J. Clarke and the late W. J. Clarke of Ottawa.
The bride, who was given in marriage by 2nd Lieut. M. B. Wolff. R.C.A., wore a pretty blush rose afternoon frock with matching accessories and a corsage of American Beauty roses. The bride was attended by her sister Miss M. Turner, who wore a smart afternoon dress of teal blue crepe with matching accessories and a corsage of Talisman roses, 2nd Lieut. J. Ashbridge, R.C.C.S. was best man.Immediately following the reception the bride and groom left for points east and upon their return will reside in Kingston.
Miss Mary Polk was bridesmaid for her sister and Donald Polk, brother of the bride, acted as best man. Ushers were Mr. John R. Polk and S.Q.M.S. Charles Polk.
The bride was gowned in a two-piece ensemble of Iceland blue wool suit fashioned with a fitted jacket, which had a flared peplum and a round neckline, and ...skirt. Her sailor model hat with accents of navy blue had a shoulder length veil. A pearl necklace, a gift of the groom, and a shoulder knot of American Beauty roses, completed her costume. She carried a white prayer book, the gift of her mother.
Following the reception, which was held at the Rideau Hotel in Smiths Falls, Mr and Mrs. Learmonth left on their wedding trip for Toronto and Niagara Falls. For travelling the bride chose a beige wool crepe frock with tweed top coat and brown accessories. Among the out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Learmonth and Mrs. Johnston of Inverness; Mrs. Charles Vance, Mrs. Phillip Vance, Miss Phyllis Vance and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Clements of Stirling; the Misses Irene Morrison, Grace Moore, Kathlyn Mulligan, Lenora Stirling, Helen Fielding and Gwen LeFavre all from Ottawa.
Mr. and Mrs. Learmonth will reside in Ottawa.
Miss Mary Funnell and Mis Jean Leeder left Friday for Toronto where they will spend the week-end.
Miss Wilhelmina Pennock and Miss Loretta Kirk have returned from Watertown, N.Y., where they have been visiting friends.
Mr. and Mrs. S. Seltzer left today for Montreal where they will be the guests of the latters sister, Mrs. H. Weiner, and Mr. Weiner.
Sgt. E. Wright, R.C.A.F., is spending a short furlough at his home here.
Mrs Kenneth Small is a patient in Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston.
John Sine and John McCarney left Thursday to toin the local hunters at Flower Station.
Mrs. Harold Lasher expects as her weed-end guest, Mr. and Mrs. C. Redgers, Miss Ruth Lowden and a friend all of Toronto.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Fray and two children of Kingston spent the past few days with her mother, Mrs. William VanDuesen.
Mrs. Gerald Simmons and Eleanor of Lindsay are spending a few days with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Seymour.
Dr. and Mrs. James Miller announce the engagement of their daughter, Violet Penelope, to Donovan Harvey Brown of Rhodesia, the wedding to take place at St. George's Cathedral on Saturday, November 14, at 3:30 p.m.
Mr and Mrs. Willet R. Harpell wish to announce the engagement of their fourth daughter, Winona to Terrace J. McKibbin, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack McKibbin of Paris, Ontario.
Mrs. C. Stafford announces the engagement of her eldest daughter, Evelyn Jenette Fumerton, to Cpl. Harold James West, R.C.E., son of Mr. and Mrs. James West, Toronto, the marriage to take place quietly in mid November.
St. John's Parish Hall, Portsmouth, was the scene of a pleasantly arranged and successful affair yesterday afternoon, when the Women's Parish Association of St. John's Church held it's annual tea and sale. The many guests were received and welcomed by the president, Mrs. George Dupre and Mrs. A. E. Smart, while Mrs. James Brown took the small admission. The tea table, which was effectively adorned with a beautiful arrangement of bronze and yellow mums in a silver basket and matching tapers in silver holders, was convened by Mrs. R. Turpin, with Mrs. Fred Hartrick and Miss Annie Hartrick presiding.
Tea was served at quartet tables by Mrs. Frank McCallum, Mrs. E. Stevenson, Mrs. G. Shewell, Mrs. H. Wendholt, Mrs. J. Leonard, Miss Mary Smart and Miss Quarterman. The home-cooking table was convened by Mrs. J. R. Gage, assisted by Mrs. Howard Kiell and Mrs. William Marks; the fancy work table was convened by Mrs. Wilson Sherbino, assisted by Mrs. Cecil Parks and Mrs. Gilbert Pomeroy,; the "market basket" was in charge of Mrs. Arthur Westley, assisted by Mrs. C. H. Quarterman.
SUCCESSFUL TEA HELD AT SCHOOL
The refreshment table, which looked lovely with a silver basket of deep mauve pon-pom mums and yellow tapers in silver holders, was presided over by Mrs. George Scott, Mrs. Harvey Milne, Mrs. Edna Spafford, Miss M. L. Macdonnell and Miss Gladys Coon. Mrs. Earl Parkin and Mrs. G. C. Lindsay were conveners of the refreshments and those who assisted in serving were Miss C. Stafford, Miss I. Dawson, Miss E. Bowers, Miss Turner, Miss Harrod, Mrs. Walter Jenkins, Mrs. John Henry, Miss Nadine Clenahan and Miss Phyllis Tibbutt, Mrs J. Peters and Mrs. J. Robertson were the social conveners.
The home-cooking table was in charge of Mrs. C. Batty, candy table in charge of Mrs. L. Duffy and Mrs. E. Nicholson, fancy work table in charge of Mrs. M. McCleverty and Miss Joan McCleverty, "touch and take" (which included cups and saucers) convened by Mrs. G. Gibbs and Mrs. A. B. Kingsbury, apron table in charge of Mrs. D. MacMillan and Mrs. F. Clenehan. During the afternoon the teachers served hot chocolate and milk to the pupils in the adjoining class room.
Deseronto, Nov. 7 - Mrs. I. Allum was hostess to the members of the Ladies Aid of the Church of the Redeemer on Thursday afternoon. The president, Mrs. C. F. Dimmell, took charge of the opening exercises and the buisness period which followed. Arrangements were made for a tea later in the month. A social half hour was enjoyed at the close.
WINS PRIZE NEWBORO, Nov. 7 - Miss Donna Ferguson, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Ferguson of Belleville and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Warren of Newboro was the winner of a $10 war savings certificate in the Victory Loan prize-winning essays, conducted in the public schools throughout Hastings County. Donna is 11 years of age and attends Queen Mary School grade eight in Belleville. There were 4,000 entries.
Mr and Mrs. Willet R. Harpell wish to announce the engagement of their fourth daughter, Winona to Terrace J. McKibbin, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack McKibbin of Paris, Ontario.
Mrs. C. Stafford announces the engagement of her eldest daughter, Evelyn Jenette Fumerton, to Cpl. Harold James West, R.C.E., son of Mr. and Mrs. James West, Toronto, the marriage to take place quietly in mid November.
Newborow, Nov. 6 -
Mrs. Edmund J. Tett had the misfortune to fall breaking a small bone in her wrist.
Miss Sadie Allan principal of local school, spent the week-end here with her father.
Miss Alberta Hutchings spent the week-end in town with her aunt, Miss Ida Hutchings.
Mrs. J. Howard Scott left on Friday for New York City, having been called there owing to illness in the home of her brother, Herman Whipple.
Arthur Taylor, Jr., who is working in Kingston, spent the weekend at his home here.
Douglas Lyons, who is working in Toronto, spent the week-end in town with his grandparents Mr and Mrs. J. H. Lyons. He has joined the Air Force there.
Douglas Heath of the local Royal Bank staff, spent last week in Toronto where he enlisted in the Air Force.
Mrs. McDonald has returned from Roebuck where she had been visiting friends.
Mrs. Lionel J. Williams has received word from her son, Ken Emmons in England, stating that he has been promoted.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Hutchings left for Western Canada to visit their son Roy in Neepawa, Man., and expected to be met there by their son, Donald, Regina, Sask.
Mrs. George Taylor has returned from Sterling where she had been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Bell.
J.J. Ricks and party have closed camp and have returned to their homes in New York.
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Lyons returned on Sunday from a two weeks visit with their daughters in Syracuse, NY., and Youngstown; while in Syracuse they attended the funeral of Mrs. Stephen K. Bresee, and at which Mr. Lyons acted as a pall-bearer.
Miss Donalda King, who had been a guest of her aunt, Mrs. R. B. King, was called home to Brampton, owing to a bereavement in her family.
Mrs. Elizabeth Cavanagh is closing her home here for the winter and is going to Belleville to be near her family.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Brown, Moscow; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hartman and daugher, Louise, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Brown in honor of Mr. Alfred Brown's 81st birthday.
Miss June Milligan, Kingston, spent the week-end with her sister, Miss Eileen Milligan and her granddaughter, A. W. Milligan.
WINGHAM, Nov. 7 - (CP) --
Missing from the home of her sister Mrs. John Johnson for over five days, the body of Miss Eliza Marshall was found yesterday in the Maitland River. Search parties and police covered miles of country and were instrumental in dragging the Maitland River on several occasions. Ideal weather and a lower water level enabled searchers yesterday to get a good view of the river depths.
The body was located in several feet of water, not far from the Johnson home. A post mortem is under way to determine cause of death. Dr. R. C. Redmond is coroner and viewing the remains are Dr. W. M. Connell and Dr. W. Crawford. Miss Marshall was a native of Park Head district and a former missionary to West China for 17 years. Fifteen years ago she came to Ontario to live with her sister, Mrs. J. Johnson of Wingham.
Ralph Schell, R.C.E., Petawawa, is enjoying his furlough at the home of his mother, Mrs. C. E. Schell, Dundas Street.
Mrs. Clarence Wagar left this week for Ottawa and expects to spend the winter there. Her husband, LAC. Clarence Wagar, R.C.A.F., is stationed at Victoria Island, Ottawa
Mrs. M. Nowland, who has been the guest of her mother, Mrs. Keith Sharpe, Fourth Street, for the past month, returned to her home in Detroit on Thursday. She was accompanied as far a Toronto by her mother, who will spend a few days with her brother, Frank Shaw.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Ravin left this week for an extended visit with their daughter, Mrs. Walter Wilson, Mimico.
Miss Jean Cronk is visiting at the home of his aunt, Mrs. T. J. Coleman, Toronto.
Mrs. R. Perlick left this week for Ottawa where she expects to reside for the winter.
Mrs. Ernest Robinson left on Friday for Toronto where she will spend the week-end at the home of her son, Tpr. Arthur Robinson and Mrs. Robinson
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lucy, Miss Eileen Lucy, Battersea and Glen Holmes of Inverary were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Raymond
Mrs. Victor Haw is visiting Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Andrews while her husband, PO. Victor Haw is stationed at Montreal.
Pte. Gerald Lees is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Lees.
Miss Clare Roberts of Sydenham was a recent guest of her mother and sister, Mrs. Roberts and Rachel.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Stokes have taken up residence in Kingston for the winter months.
Mrs. R. Cruickshank and children were recents guests of Mrs. A. Hawkes.
Lawrence Austin and family have taken up residence in Kingston for the winter.
UNUSUAL CARROTS GROWN AT ODESSA
Rev. and Mrs. C. W. Hollingsworth, PO. Hubert Hollingsworth, R.C.A.F., and Mrs. Hollingsworth spent a few days in Toronto and visited the former's son, Francis of the R.C.A.F.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Scouten, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Scouten and daughter, Mary, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Sproule.
A.C. Maurice Pearce, R.C.A.F., Toronto, spent his leave with his brother, George Pearce and Mrs. Pearce.
Mrs. Ida Montgomery has returned from visiting relatives at Bellevelle and Dr. and Mrs. W. P. Fletcher in Marmora.
Sgt. Walter Thurlow, R.C.A.F., is spending his furlough with his parents Mr. and Mrs. E. Thurlow.
Mrs. Ezra Woodcock and son Lorne ...Napanee, visited Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Sproule.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Scott and Miss Doris Miller attended the C.I.T.A. Convention in Toronto.
Mrs. Wellington See recently visited with her sister, Mrs. F. MacCumber, Belleville.
Mrs. John Scott spent a few days with her sister, Mrs. M. Wood, Trenton.
Mrs. J. A. Black has returned home after spending a week with Rev. J. Spence and Mrs. Spence. Bayside.
Mrs. Henry McDonald was a recent gues of her daughter, Mrs. O. Levans, Pembroke.
Mrs. Harry F. Gardiner, Smiths Falls, is visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Summers.
Mrs. Gerald Hagerman was a visitor in Montreal over the weekend.
Miss Marguerite White, who has spent some time in Toronto is at her home.
Mrs. Harold White is a patient in the Brockville General Hospital receiving treatments.
Victor Tennant has returned to Trenton after spending several days with his family.
George Foley has secured employment in the Aluminum plant, Kingston.
Hubert Foley, R.C.A.F., Manning Depot, Toronto spent a few days in the village.
Edgar Forrester, Francis Collins, Kenneith Bigford and others are deer hunting.
Mrs. Ed. Donnelly is spending a few days in Kingston with Friends.
Miss Viola Banks has gone to Ottawa where she was called to the Women's Canadian Army.
HARRY SHARPE, DESERONTO GETS WINGS
MARRIED AT PICTON
Parachutist Karl Both has been transferred to a Southern U.S. camp for further training.
Miss Betty Both resigned her school at Coxville to take over the post office owing to the illness of her mother.
Miss Velva Thompson is spending the week in Montreal with her brother, Capt. H. H. Thompson, R.A.F.F.C. Miss Thompson will then leave for Victoria, B.C., where she has a position for the winter.
Little Billy Baker is progressing from operation but will be confined to the Hotel Dieu for some time.
Tuesday November 10, 1942 Kingston Whig Standard
H. C. Austin of Sunbury has received word that his son, Flt. Sgt. Charles W. Austin, R.C.A.F., has been killed in action overseas. Mr. Austin first received a telegram on Oct. 8 saying that his son was missing after operations over enemy territory. Last Friday Mr. Austin received another telegram that was sent through the International Red Cross claiming German authories say Flt. Sgt. Austin was killed in action.
S. MCCARTNEY IS HONORED BY KIWANIS
Air Cadet Flying Officer "Sandy" Wakeling, officer commanding the corps who introduced Stewart McCartney to the club members, said the lad had been a good cadet and the best wishes of the corps went with him in his new sphere of service.
Col. T. A. Kidd, chairman of the Air Cadet Committee, presented the young air cadet with a sterling silver wrist identification disc. Col. Kidd spoke of the interest which Stewart McCarney had taken in the corps and now upon reaching the age of 18 years he joined the R.C.A.F.
Stewart McCarney thanked the member of the club for their gift and said he was looking forward with a great deal of interest to his service with the R.C.A.F.
Capt. Harold Davis was adjutant of the corps previous to his enlistment with the P.W.O.R. (Active), was presented with a silver cigaret case suitably engraved. FO. Wakeling paid tribute to the work which Capt. Davis had accomplished with the air cadets during the early days of the formation.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Birmingham, Division Street, and Mr. and Mrs. A. Barclay, Bay Street, spent the week-end in Cornwall the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lemire and Capt. and Mrs. M. Corkey, Bergin Avenue.
Mrs. J. E. Kane, Brock Street entertained at tead the patrol leadiers of the Fourth Kingston Girl Guide Company, in honor of Miss Aileen O'Grady, their former captain. Others who entertained in honor of Miss O'Grady, whose marriage to Lieut. John Wayne Conner was an interesting event on Saturday were: miss M. Corrigan, a showere, Miss Pauline Jackson, a presentation, and Mrs. George McAuley a presentation.
SOCIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Mrs. M. Read, Portsmouth, announces the engagement of her only daughter, Mary Elizabeth, to LAC. Donald James Laturney, yougest son of Mr. and Mrs. George Laturney,the wedding to take place at Queen Street United Church on Saturday, Nov. 28th, at 3 p.m.
The bride chose a street-length dress of blue sheer with a large matching hat and beige accesssories. She wore a corsage bouquet of roses.
Mrs. H. Nichols of Swift Curcent. Sask. attended the bride and the best man was LAC. Richard Wigston, R.C.A.F., brother of the bride.
The couple will reside in Kingston.
The Synagogue was beautifully decorated with standards of white and pink chrysanthemums and ferns. Dr. Irwin Sugarman, brother of the bride, gave his sister in marriage. She wore a China blue crepe afternoon dress with matching hat and accessories and a corsage of bronze orchids. Mr. Joe Zacharoff, brother of the groom, was best man.
A wedding breakfast for the family at the Hotel LaSalle followed the ceremony, after which Sgt. and Mrs. Zacharoff left for Montreal.
The bride, who was given in marriage by Lt-Col G. W. Smart presented a smart appearance in her C.W.A.C. uniform and her attendant, 2nd Lieut. A. Claire Mason of Peterborough, was also in a C.W.A.C. uniform. Lieut. J.C.F. MacDonald, Victoria, B.C., was best man and the ushers were: Lieut. R. L. Kerr of Russelll, Ont. and Lieut. H. B. MacDonald of Montreal.
As the bridal party left the church C.W.A.C. officers and officers of the 6th Divisional Signals formed a guard of honor under which the bride and groom passed on their way to their waiting car. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the 6th Divisional Signals Officers mess at Barriefield.
Later the bride and groom left on a wedding trip to Montreal.
MCCRIDLE - MILNE
The bride wore an effective frock of sky blue silk crepe with matching hat and a corsage of red roses and lily-of-the-valley. The bride was attended by her sister, Mrs. W. A. Hoffman of Montreal, as matron of honor. Mrs. Hoffman's gown was of gold silk crepe with brown accessories and a corsage of roses. Mr. J. A. Brown of Montreal was best man.
Following the ceremony a reception and wedding breakfast were held at the home of Mrs. W. S. Hunt, Queen Mary Road. Mrs. Peter Milne of Kingston, mother of the bride, who received with the wedding party, wore a gown of navy blue silk crepe. Later the bride and groom left for Toronto and other points in Ontario, the bride travelling in a smart ensemble of grey wood with matching accessories. Mr. McCrindle, the groom is on active service, serving as C.Q. M.S. with the 2nd Battalion Black Watch (R.H.R.) of Canada.
The bride wore a brown tailored suit with matching accessories and a corsage of sweet peas and Talisman roses. She was attended by her sister, Mrs. Ross E. Clarke, Kingston, who wore a two piece rose color suit with black accessories and a corsage of American Beauty roses The best man was Mr. Ross E. Clarke, Kingston.
A reception followed the ceremony at the home of the bride's parents, where Mrs. Neal received the guests wearing a black silk velvet gown with a corsage of pink roses. She was assisted in receiving by the groom's mother, Mrs. Frank R. Harmer of Kingston, who wore a gown of royal blue crepe with a corsage of red roses.
Immediately after the reception the bride and groomleft on a wedding trip to Toronto and points west and upon their return will reside at the Gananoque Inn. Out of town guests wee: Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Harmer, Mr. Robert Harmer, Mr. and Mrs. Al Smith, the latter a sister of the groom and Mr. Herbert Veale, all of Kingston.
GANANOQUE, Nov. 10 - The second Gananoque aviator to receive his wings and a commission at the same time, PO. Robert Cunningham, was among the top three in the graduating class at Hagersville on Friday. Mrs. George Cunningham and Misses Anne and Janet Cunningham were in Hagersville to attend the graduation exercises. PO. Cunningham enlisted here a year ago.
OTTAWA, Nov. 10 - (CP) Agriculture Minister Gardiner received word Saturday that his son, PO. John Edwin Gardiner, 23, R.C.A.C., had been reported killed in action while participating in the raid upon Dieppe.
Mr. Gardiner said the report, which gave no further details, was received from German Sources through the International Red Cross. PO. Gardiner was officially reported missing in September.
He leaves to mourn his loss one son and two daughters, Howard, Portland; Mrs. William McTavish, Delta; Agnes, at home, and one brother John of Watertown, N.Y.
The funeral services were conducted from his late home by Rev. R. M. McMullen of Rideau Ferry.
The late Mr. Fair was 86 years old and leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, who before her marriage was Mary Ann Lakins; two sons and two daughters, William of Escott; Fred of Lansdowne; Mrs. James Tedford, Lansdowne, and Mrs. Lloyd Pickett, Gananoque.
The pall-bearers were D. W. Hutchison, C. Heaslip, W. Hodge and E. Mallory.
FREDERICK W. PRITCHARD
Deceased, who was 60 years of age, was born in London, England, and moved to Canada in 1911 and settled in Winchester. In 1918 his family moved to Kingston while he was serving overseas with the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders. Since he returned to Canada after the First World War, he had been in ailing health and unable to work.
He is survived by his wife, the former Mabel Rand; two sons, Leslie of Kingston and Clarence of Tichborne; one daughter, Mrs. S. Snelgrove (Maude) of Toronto.
ARTHUR W. COWDY
The deceased was born in Harrowsmith in 1892 the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cowdy, Murvale, and had resided here for the greater part of his life.
Twenty-five years ago he married Clara Martin of Sydenham, who survives, as well as three daughters, Mrs. Reginald Bruce (Phyllis), Audrey and Barbara. He also leaves to mourn his parents, two brothers, Russell of Harrowsmith, Clifford of Toronto, and three sisters, Mrs. Elmer Hughes, Harrowsmith, Mrs. Alex. Riddle, Colebrook, and Mrs. Ambrose Alarie, Harrowsmith. His youngest brother, Oscar, predeceased him 12 years ago.
Relatives and friends in large numbers attended the funeral, which was held from his residence to Harrowsmith Cemetery. Rev. A. F. Shorten conducted the service.
The pall-bearers were brothers and brothers-in-law of the deceased, Russell and Clifford Cowdy, William Wallace, Maitland Redden, Joseph Babcock and George Watson.
Many beautiful floral tributes were received and those who acted as flower-bearers were, Elmer Hughes, Ralph Watson, Clifford Redden, Alex Riddle, Ambrose Alarie, Robert Bruce, Reuben Curl and John Curl.
Among those from a distance who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Cowdy, Toronto; and Mr. and Mrs. William Wallace, Waterdown, Ontario.
ALBERT E. YOUNG
Deceased, who was in his 61st year, was born at Oak Leaf, a son of the late William Young and his wife, Ellen Burden. He was married 37 years ago at Delta to Maude Dillon, and they followed farming in the vicinity of Washburn's Corners for many years, retiring to Athens three years ago, when due to ill-health Mr. Young was unable to carry on his duties.
Deceased was a member of the Athens United Church. He had been in ill-health for the past six years, but had been able to be about the village until his death came suddenly Thursday.
He leaves, besides his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Ross Morris of Jellyby and Mrs. Bernard Godkin of Oak Leaf; also two sons, Pte. Raymond Young of the O.T.C., Brockville and George W. Young of Athens.
Among those from a distance who attended the funeral were Guy Stevens, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Mrs. Harry Haggerty, Brockville; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lawson, Mr. and Mrrs. Cliff Dillon and Mr. and Mrs. P. Findlay, Brockville; Mrs. William Young, Hilton and Donald, Kingston and Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Stevens, Philipsville.
The late Mr. Yates who had a severe illness about three years ago never regained his former health and was taken to Kingston last week. Deceased was a carpenter by trade son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Yates and was born at Lime Lake 75 years ago. He was married 55 years ago to Miss Nellie Clarke of Roblin and lived in that vicinity for some time going to Toronto after the last Great War and returning to Deseronto nine years ago.
Besides his widow he is survived by one son, Charles Wesley Yates, and three grandsons, LAC. "Bert" C. Yates, R.C.A.F., Ottawa; Gordon and Donald all of Toronto; two brothers, Truman of West Plains, Harl Yates of Marlbank.
The funeral was largely attended at the church. Miss Effie Clarke presided at the organ and Mrs. James McAvoy sang a solo, "No Night There". Pall-bearers were the three grandsons, also Lorne Woodcock, Napanee,; Leeman McCutcheon, Selby and Joe Claire, Deseronto. Interment took place in the Deseronto Cemetery. Friends and relatives in town for the funeral besides those mentioned were; Mr. and Mrs. L. Davis, West Pringle, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Pringle, all of West Plains; Mrs. H. E. Pringle, Toronto; Mr. and Mrs. C. Bailey, Oshawa; Mr. and Mrs. Dean Hodgson, Bowmanville; Mr. and Mrs. H. Miller, Kingston; Mrs. Cecil Clarke, Arden; Mr. and Mrs. Luman McCutcheon, Selby; Mr. and Mrs. R. English, Shannonville; Mrs. R. Dafoe, Mrs. K. Johnston, R. Blake and Mr. and Mrs. H. Asselstine all of Napanee.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 51 of The Trustee Act, R.S.O., 1937 Chap. 165, that all creditors and others having claims or demands against the estate of the said ERASTUS K. PURDY who died on or about the 4th day of October 1942, at the City of Kingston, in the County of Frontenac, are required, on or before the 2nd day of December, 1942 to send by post, prepaid, or deliver to the undersigned Solicitors for the executors of the last will and testament of the said deceased, their Christian name and surenames, addresses and descriptions, the full particulars, in writing, of their claims a statement of their accounte and the nature of the security, if any, held by them.
AND TAKE NOTICE that after such last mentioned date the said executors will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which they shall then have notice, and that the said executors will not be liable for the said assets or any part thereof to any person or persons of whose claim notice shall not have been received by them at the time of such istribution.
CAMPBELL- St the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Monday, Nov. 9, 1942, to Mr. and Mrs. David Campbell (nee Doris Tisdale) the birth of a son, Patrick David.
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Webster, 182 Frontenac Street, have received a cable from their son, Sgt. Pilot Robert Webster, advising of his safe arrival in Britain.
Mr. and Mrs. James Haunts, Albert Street, have received a cable from their son, Flt. Sgt. Lorne Haunts, saying that he has arrived in England from the Middle East, where he has been stationed.
On Active Service
LAC. Dennis Singleton, Hagersville and Miss Jean Pollock, Ottawa, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mr.s J. B. Harvey.
Burnett Sheffield, Montreal, and Harvey Sheffield, Kingston, spent the week-end with their mother, Mrs. Clifton Sheffield. Mrs. Sheffield returned to Montreal with her son for a few weeks visit.
Mrs. Hazel Wood has been taken on the staff of the Bank of Toronto, replacing Miss Anna Heffernan, who has resigned.
John Haldon, R.C.A.F., Manning Pool, Toronto, spent the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Waldon.
William McKee of the Brockville Rifles who has been stationed at Vancouver Island, is spending a week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William McKee, Sr.
Wednesday, November 11, 1942 Kingston Whig Standard
The late Mr. Hicks, 77, was born at Bethany, where he had resided all his life and held the offices of reeve and councillor for North Fredericksburg for 25 years. He was also the warden of the conty at one time and a school trustee. He was a member of the Bethany United church.
Pall-bearers were W. C. Joyce, William Goodman, George Hawley, E. Bartley, Elmer Alkenbrack and W. B. Nolan.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Richardson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Richardson of North Fredericksburg; five sons, James, George, Walter, Benjamin and Joseph. He was predeceased by a son, Raymond and a daughter, Kathleen.
MRS RICHARD HINTON
Formerly Emma Jane Chadwick, the deceased was born in Kingston but came to Gananoque at an early age and spent the greater part of her life here. She was a member of Grace United Church and an active worker in all societies there until ill health forced her to give up such activities. She has been seriously ill for the past year.
She is survived by two sons, R. E. Hinton of Peterborough and R. S. Hinton of Montreal; one sister, Mrs. William Forester, of Ottawa and one brother, Thomas Chadwick of Rochester, N.Y. Her husband predeceased her 10 years ago.
The funeral service was held at her late residence, Main Street, with Rev. H. D. McCuaig and Rev. George Dustin of North Augustus officiating. Interment was made in Gananoque Cemetery.
MRS. HANNAH DICKEY
Deceased until the last few years was an active member of the United Church and was a life member of the W.M.S. of that church.
The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon, prayer service being held at 1:15 at Elgin by Rev. L. S. Throop, Delta, after which the funeral cortege proceeded to Young Mills Church where the funeral service was conducted by Rev. R. D. Smith of Brockville.
Interment was made in Yonge Mills, Cemetery where her husband's body was interred.
The pall-earers, were H.G Mustard, O. A. Nuttal, C. F. Kerr, W. H. Powell, A. Bryden and M. ......
CORNWALL, Nov. 11 - (CP) - Mrs. Vincent J. Lebano has received offical word that her husband, Sgt, Air Gunner Vincent J. L. Lebano, 24, R.C.A.F., has been missing since Sept. 29, Sgt Lebano, a son of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Lebano, Cornwall, was born and educated here.
He enlisted in the R.C.A.F. in 1941 and trained at Toronto manning and equipment depots before graduating from No. 4 Bombing and Gunnery School, Fingal. He went overseas last March. Besides his parents there survive his widow and one son.
Cpl. Douglas Pearson, R.C.O.C. has returned to Hamilton to resume his dutie at the Canadian Army Training School after spending his furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chalres Pearson, Mack street, Pte. Harold Pearson, R.C.O.C. is at present spending his furlough the guest of his parents.
Tuesday evening Mrs. J. E. Clenahan, Main Street, entertained a joy birthday supper in honor of her daughter Miss Nadine Clenahan on the occasion of her thirteenth birthday. After supper the guests went on to see a movie Those present were Miss Teresa and Miss Margaret, Cunningham, Miss Shirley Wilson, Miss Yvonne Taylor, Miss Frances Clenahan and Mis Jean McMillan.
Mr. and Mrs. William Luker, Brewers Mills, Ontario, announce the engagement of their third daughter, Muriel Grace, to LAC. William clifford (Cliff) Pollard, R.A.F., youngest son of Mr. J. Pollard and the late Mrs. Pollard of Hayle, Cornwall, England. The wedding will take place in the church of the Herald Angel, south Lake, Friday, Nov. 20.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Oliver wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mildred Shirley to Boyd Gilbert, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Adams of Toronto Ont, the wedding to take place on Saturday, Nov. 14, at Toronto.
The bride was attired in a blue wool dress and matching coat with navy accessories and corsage of American Beauty roses, and carried a silver fox fur. Immediately after the ceremony they left on a short motor trip through the Maritimes. On their return they will reside in Chatham, N.B., where the groom is a Flight Commander at No. 10 Air Observer School.
MCFARLANE - GRAY
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MARRIAGE OF KINSTON AND TORONTO INTEREST
INVERARY, Nov. 11 - A shower and reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Compton in honor of their daughter, Mrs. John Williamson (nee Helen Compton) and S. Sgt. Williamson. The bride and groom, assisted by Mr. and Mrs. Compton and Miss Freda Compton, received the guests, the bride wearing her wedding gown of brocaded white satin. During the evening musical selections were given by Misses Ona and Pearl Buck and recitations were given by Miss Muriel Arthur. Later the bride and groom were presented with a prettily decorated basket of lovely and useful gifts. Both the bride and groom thanked their guests and invited all to visit them in their new home.
Mr. and Mrs. William O'Neill have taken up residence in Mrs. Ralph Sill's home.
Harold Barr and daughter, Shirley, motored to Toronto for the week-end. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Barr and daughter Carol, who has been spending some time with Mrs. Barr's sister, Mrs. Stanley Burnett, and Mr. Burnett.
Mrs. Kenneth Graham and daughter Joan, who have resided in Inverary for a number of years, have moved to Hamilton.
Lloyd Gibson, R.C.N.V.R., spent a short leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gibson.
Sgt. Myke of Petawawa, spent the week-end at his home here.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cumpson and family have taken up residence in the George Hunter house, recently occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Snider.
USED TO AUTO MAIL- CARRIER HURT BY HORSE
Rural mail carrier on route No. 2, he was planning to deliver mail by driving the horse instead of his car, thus saving tires and gas. He was fetching the horse from the summer pasture when the accident occurred. The fracture was treated at Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston.
Pte. Earl Hartin and Mrs. Hartin have returned from London, Ontario to their home here at Pte. Hartin is enjoying a seven-day furlough.
Misses Marian and Mildred Marlin, Toronto, spent last weekend at their home here.
Mrs. R. W. Asselstine has returned from a week's visit with her daughter, Mrs. Wendell Burns in Napanee.
Ezra Dafoe died at his home at Lime Lake Sunday. His funeral was at Roblin United Church yesterday.
Mrs. William Lewis has received news of the death of her uncle, William Yates, at Deseronto.
ARCHIBALD - GRAY
Deceased was born in Oso Township, Sept. 29, 1860, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Gray of Scotland. He was married April 15 1886. to Sarah Jane England of Zealand, who predeceased him Oct. 16, 1940.
Mr. Gray had been a prosperous farmer; residing all his life near the old homestead. He had assisted in the carpenter work of numerous buildings, as well as being councillor and then reeve of the Township of Oso for a number of years. He was also warden of the County of Frontenac and Justice of the Peace. He had long been a member of the Orange Lodge and Masonic Lodge, Sharbot Lake, a devoted church worker and member of the United Church board for many years. He was a Conservative in politics.
The funeral service was conducted in the United church, Maberley, by Rev. Mr. Wright who spoke fittingly on the life of Mr. Gray. During the service favorite hymns of the deceased were sung, "Safe in the Arms of Jesus", "Sweet Hour of Prayer" and the choir beautifully renderd "Good Night and Good Morning", Sweet Hour of Prayer" had been sung by deceased only a few days before his death.
He was devoted to his family who are left to mourn his loss, four sons, Fleetwood of Perth, Ross and Alden of Maberley, and Elwood, the homestead; four daughter, Victoria at home, (Aleta) Mrs. Wilfred Wesley, Silver Lake, Ont; (Christena) Mrs. Frank Davison, Toronto, and (Florence) Mrs. William Johnston of Brownville Junction, Maine; also one sister, Agnes , Mrs. James Hutchinson of Oshawa.
Interment took place at Elmwood Cemetery, Perth, where service was conducted by members of the Masonic Lodges of Perth and Sharbot Lake.
Acting pall-bearers were William, Ernest and Elmer Armstrong, George Garrett and George and James England.
Many friends from a distance attended the funeral and many beautiful floral tributes were received by the bereaved family.
Lieut. Godwin Arrives in New Guinea
Although her mother could not be reached this morning. Lieut. Godwin, who took her nursing training in the United States, was known to have served in Austrailia before being transferred to New Guinea.
Enlisting with the U.S. Army service some time ago, she was among the first American nurses to arrive in Australia.
When the group of nurses arrived in New Guinea Oct. 26 many of the Austrailian and United States troops there had their first sight of a white woman in weeks.
Lieut. Godwin's sister, Mrs. C. Hemsley, who also lives in Kepler, is a daughter-in-law of C. G. Hemsley, 715 Johnson Street, Kingston.
Rev. James Robinson was present and conducted the election of officers, and the following were elected: President, Hubert Weese; vic-president, George Davy; secretary, Erma Hawley; treasurer, Margaret Holden.
Henry Randall, Wilfred Allen of Kingston and Pte. William Randall of Camp Borden were visitors here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Johnston, Miss Doreen Calver and Samuel Bowers of Oshawa. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Amos of Napanee were in Bath Sunday and visited relatives.
Mrs. Burton Powell, Adolphustown, spent several days the guest of Mrs. Walter Dempsey. On her return she was accompanied by Mrs. Dempsey and baby son, who are spending a week there.
Oscar McGuinn, Deseronto, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McGuinn, for over the week-end.
Charles Laird, Deseronto, spent Sunday with Mrs. Laird and family.
Mrs. James Robinson and daughter, Mrs. William Honeywell, visited friends in Kingston and Napanee recently.
Mrs. William Bailey, Kingston, spent the week-end with her son, Gordon Bailey, and Mrs. Bailey.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Burnebur and family were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Hill at Hawley.
George Miller with the Ordnance Corps, Kingston, spent the week-end with his mother, Mrs. Roy Miller.
Gerald Amey, J. N. Osborne and Ray Carr were in Picton Wednesday and attended the annual meeting of the Conservative Association.
Misses Helen and Irene Hughes, Kingston, were week-end guests at the home of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Hughes.
George Stevenson left Friday for Ottawa to attend the marriage of his daughter, Jean.
M. Willard, Deseronto, spent the week-end with his mother Mrs. M. Willard, and grandmother, Mrs. Harrison.
Arthur Calver, Gerald and Jean, and the former's brother-in-law, Raymond Golden, Kingston, visited relatives Sunday.
Back from West
Arrives in England
Arrives in Britain
Hurt in Runaway
Returned to Duty
MRS. RONALD GLENN INJURED BY FALL
Mrs. E. W. Stratton (nee Gertrude Richmond) left for Gananoque where she will visit for a few days at the home of Mrs. William Nuttell (nee Marion Truscott).
Mrs. Ida Lockridge is visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. F. Card, and Mr. Card in Deseronto.
PRESENTATION OF TWO CHAIRS MADE TO COUPLE
A social hour was spent and then the presentation was made. Miss Lena Hagerman read the address and Ford Denys presented the young couple with two living room chairs on behalf of the community. The groom thanked those present.
Another occasion for the popular couple took place at the home of Clifford Reid when the family of Mrs. C. F. Reid presented them with a beautiful rug and several other gifts.
The young couple is residing in Kingston where the groom is a membe of the Ordnance Corps. Previous to his enlistment he was principal of the Shannonville public school.
Mrs. Steward Connolly returned home from Peterborough where she spent the past week with her husband, who is in the Army and accompanied her home for the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. McCormick attended the variety shower held for Mr. and Mrs. Amos Storey at Enterprise. A large crowd attended and an enjoyable evening was spent. Mr. and Mrs. Storey received many useful and valuable presents for which they thanked their friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Freeman were the recent guests of the latter's two brothers at Sydenham, John Lindsay and William Lindsay.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Warner of Sydenham were the recent guests of the former's mother, Mrs. H. A. Cheaney.
Winston Holland has resigned his position as postmaster. Mrs. T. W. Warner has accepted the position, assisted by Mrs. W. Valentine.
Mrs. Christina Wilson, who has been spending the past week in Kingston with her daugher, Mrs. William Marshell, and Mr. Marshell, returned home Sunday.
Alva Emberly, who has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. Jack Hunter, and Mr. Hunter, Toronto has returned home.