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#51 Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2000
#51a STRICKEN ON STREET, DEATH FOLLOWED
Solomon F. Greer, Well Known Citizen, Was in Usual Good Health,
While on his way down Queen Street on Saturday night about nine o'clock Solomon F. Greer suffered a heart attach and died while being carried into a store. He was 58 years old. Mr. Greer, who was born at New Maryland, was a son of the late John and Caroline Estabrooks Greer. He had lived in Fredericton for the past 30 years or more and was a carpenter by trade. He had been employed on a number of large contracts in Fredericton and last week was working at a house in the western part of the city. Saturday he was in his usual good health, ate his supper and afterwards went uptown to do some shopping. He had been in several of the stores and on his way home was seized with a heart attack. He made a movement as if to take hold of a building or something to steady him and fell on the sidewalk. Passersby picked him up and carried him into the store but he died before he was placed on the floor. Dr. J. G. Turner was called and pronounced him dead on arrival. Dr. Charles MacKay, the coroner, was called and said death was due to natural causes and his body was removed to the undertaking parlors.
Mr. Greer was one of the prominent members of St. Paul's United Church, active in all good work and possessed of a kindly disposition that won him friends. He was upright and honest in his dealings and his death under such sad circumstances will be learned of with sincere regret. He is survived by his widow, a daughter, Jean; two brothers, William Greer, in British Columbia; James Greer, Taunton, Mass.; six sisters, Mrs. Fred Wilson, Coppen, Sask.; Mrs. Nathaniel Beal, Grand Manan; Mrs. Hayward McCain, Burton; Mrs. Edwin Horncastle, Mrs. D B. Green, Fredericton;
Mrs. William Girdwood, Upper Stewacke, N.S., at present in the city. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon from his late home 648 Union Street, with service at two o'clock by Rev. A. Frank MacLean and interment in Rural Cemetery
#52 Date: October 6, 2000
#52a (Handwritten at the bottom of the clipping - July 1941.)
WAS WELL KNOWN HERE.
Sgt.-Pilot Niall Burnett, Killed in England -- Student Minister at Hanwell -- Supplied Here.
Sergeant Pilot Niall Burnett, 27 year old Charlottetown man who was killed in an airplane accident in England recently, was well known in Fredericton and the surrounding district, where he acted as student minister for two summers, 1938 and 1939.
The young man served the Presbyterian congregations at Hanwell and New Maryland during those two summers, while on vacation from McGill University where he was graduated in arts two years ago. Last year he took first year theology at Montreal Presbyterian College, McGill University. He enlisted in the R. C. A. F. last autumn.
While at Hanwell Mr. Burnett was largely responsible for rebuilding the church, destroyed by fire some time previously. He conducted services at St. Andrew's Church several Sundays when the minister was away. He was widely known, and was a great favorite with the young people. His father is J.R. Burnett, editor of the Charlottetown Guardian.
#52b PILOT BURIED
Brother Officiated at Funeral in England of Late Sgt. Pilot Niall Burnett Royston, Herts, England, July 13. -- Niall Burnett of Charlottetown, a sergeant pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force who was killed on active service was buried to-day in the quiet country churchyard of Bisonbourn, near here, with full military honors. The service was attended by a brother, George Burnett and two Charlottetown members of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, G.D. and T.L. Fitzgerald.
#52c (Handwritten on the bottom of the clipping - 1943)
In kindness please omit flowers.
SEGEE, William Herman -- At his home, 209 Westwood Avenue, East York, Wednesday, September 23, William Herman Segee, beloved husband of Minnie Irene Teeling, in his 80th year, father of Ernest and brother of Mrs. E.H. Lingley, Portland Maine, and Mrs. S. L. Tracy, Toronto. Resting at the Trull Funeral Home, 1111 Danforth Avenue, for service Friday 3.30 p.m. Interment Scarboro Memorial Park Cemetery.
#53 Date: October 8, 2000
#53a (Handwritten at the top of the clipping - July 29, 1920.)
RETURNED SOLDIER JOINS BENEDICTS
John V. Andrews and Miss Bertha Smith, of Marysville, Married on Wednesday. [Special despatch to the Daily Gleaner.] Marysville, M. B., July 30. -- A quiet but pretty wedding took place at the Presbyterian manse, Fredericton, Thursday afternoon at 3.30 o'clock, when Rev. J. S. Sutherland united in the holy bonds of matrimony Bertha T. Smith, daughter of Mrs. B. J. Morris and Lieut. John Vernor Andrews, only son of Mrs. J. Andrews. The ceremony was performed in the presence of relatives and a few intimate friends. Miss Annie M. Brown acted as bride's maid while the groom was supported by Clarence Wade. After the ceremony the party motored to Marysville to the bride's home where a dainty supper was served. During the evening a reception was held and a large number called upon the popular young couple. The bride wore a suit of navy blue with hat to match and carried a bouquet of carnations and sweet peas. The bride is one of our most popular young ladies and the groom is a returned soldier, having served three years and eleven months in France with the 15thC. F. A. He is now a lieutenant in the Machine Gun Battery located in Marysville and is manager and proprietor of the Amuseu Theatre and a jolly good fellow as well. Mr. and Mrs. Andrews will reside on Morrison Street. They have the best wishes of a host of friends. The bride received many beautiful gifts.
#53b (Handwritten at the top of the clipping - June 23, ‘21)
Married at Nasonworth.
A very pretty wedding took place at Nasonworth yesterday afternoon when Miss Charlotte Bernice Grier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Grier, became the bride of John Lemuel Sinclair, of Russiagornis Station. The ceremony was performed on the lawn by Rev. J. S. Sutherland and was witnessed by a large number of invited guests. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Florence Grier, while Barker Sinclair was groomsman. Following the ceremony a wedding supper was served.
#53c (Handwritten at the top of the clipping - 1935)
Marriage of Leona Wade to George Ross Performed at Marysville. Marysville, N. B., June 27. -- A wedding ceremony was solemnized at the United Baptist parsonage last evening when Leona Minerva, eldest daughter of Mrs. May and the late Edward Wade was united in marriage to George Ross, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Stafford, Jr., of this place, by Rev. W. Steadman Smith. The bride looked charming in white chiffon with shoes and stockings to match and carrying a bouquet of roses and maiden hair fern. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Burton McKinley. The ceremony was witnessed only by the immediate friends. They motored to the home of the groom's parents where a wedding reception was held when about seventy-five guests were in attendance, and a buffet luncheon was served by the hostess assisted by Mrs. Edward Stafford, Mrs. George Stafford, Mrs. Osborne Gereau and Mrs. Walter Robinson. The bride's table looked very attractive with its decorations and centered with a beautiful wedding cake surmounted with a miniature bride and groom. Out of town guests at the wedding were Mrs. Roy Robertson and Mrs. Howard McMinniman of Fredericton. The bride is a graduate of Fredericton High School and is popular with a large circle of friends. The happy couple, who will reside in Marysville, are popular with the younger set, and their many friends wish them many years of wedded bliss.
#53d Mrs. Clara Hodgson who spent the winter months in Fredericton with her daughter Mrs. Howard McMinniman, has now returned home.
#54 Date: October 9, 2000
#54a (Handwritten at the top of the clipping - Oct. 15, 1924.)
Miss Hazel G. Dunphy and Hugh Fleming Married at Island View Yesterday Afternoon. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Manasseh Dunphy, Island View, was the scene of a pretty wedding yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock, when daughter, Hazel Gladys, became the bride of Paul Fleming, of Lewiston, Pa. The ceremony was performed by Rev. G. C. Warren, of this city, in the presence of a large number of invited guests. The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother-in-law, Donald McKeen, wore a gown of grey chiffon velvet with rhinestone trimmings and carried a bouquet of sweetheart roses. She was unattended but had as her flower girl her little niece, Marguerite McKeen, who wore pale blue silk trimmed with baby ribbon and carried a basket of sweet peas and
maiden hair fern. Mrs. G. C. Warren played the wedding march as the bride entered the parlor, which was prettily decorated for the occasion with autumn leaves and flowers.
After the reception which followed about 80 invited guests sat down to a wedding supper. The bride's table was centered with a bride's cake while kewpies and ribbon were suspended from the light over the table to the four corners of the table.
Many gifts were received by the bride, who is deservedly popular with a very large circle of friends. They included a cheque from the groom, cheques from the parents and others, silver and linen. The Sunday school in which she was a teacher gave her a silver tea service and she was the recipient of many showers.
The groom has many friends here, he having worked on the construction of the Valley Railway with J. J. Corbet & Sons, the contractors. He is located at Lewiston, Pa., where he and his bride will reside. Mr. and Mrs. Fleming left last night for Woodstock, where they will spend a few days, returning to Island View the last of the week, and will leave in about ten days for Lewiston. Going away the bride wore a tailored suit of navy blue poiret twill with hat to match and a blue and tan scarf.
Among those present at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Barry Kitchen, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Smith, Mr and Mrs. Fred Saunders, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Dunphy, Miss Prudence Dunphy, Miss Josephine Mur (ending of name cut off)
#54b (Handwritten at the top of the clipping - Sept 4, 1929.)
A Wedding of Interest
A wedding of interest to friends here and elsewhere was solemnized yesterday afternoon at the United Baptist Church, Marysville, when Miss Jennie V. Gereau, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gereau, became the bride of Harry Hugh Hatch, son of Mrs. Annie Hatch, of Marysville, the ceremony was performed by Rev. D. J. MacPherson in the presence of about one hundred invited guests. The bride was given in marriage by her father and wore a gown of white crepe-de- chine, bridal veil and orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of roses. She was attended by her sister, Miss Della Gereau, who wore a dress of honey dew crepe-de-chine, white mohair hat and carried an old-fashioned nosegay. Percy Goodspeed was best man and Osmand and Ray Gereau, brothers of the bride, acted as ushers. The wedding march was played by Miss Mina White, while Miss
Etta Bailey sang O Promise Me, during the ceremony. Following the ceremony a reception was held and a buffet lunch served, after which Mr. and Mrs. Hatch left by automobile for Saint John and Bear River and will reside at Three Rivers, where the groom is employed with the International Pulp & Paper Company. Many gifts were received by the bride, including a cheque from the groom. His present to groomsman and ushers were cuff links, the bridesmaid a ring, and soloist a bar pin.
ALLEN -- At Marysville, N. B., Aug. 27, 1942, Mrs. Jane Rebecca Allen, wife of Elwood H. Allen.
Funeral from her late home on Saturday afternoon with service at 2 o'clock by Rev. W. S. Loring and interment in Marysville cemetery.
#55 Date: October 10, 2000
#55a (Handwritten at the top of the clipping - March 13, 1944.)
Died in Michigan
Coun. H. Clair McKnight of New Maryland, received a telegram informing him of the death of his uncle, Samuel McKnight in Detroit. Mr. McKnight was born in New Maryland in 1851 and was well known by the older people of the community. In his early days he followed the lumber woods taking charge of camps up on the headwaters of the St. John River. In April of 1898 he gave up the lumber work and joined the Gold Rush to the Yukon, going out with the late Harry Waugh where he remained for about twenty-six years. On coming out from the Yukon he has lived in Detroit, Mich. About eleven years ago he made a visit to his old home. Last month Mr. McKnight had to have one of his legs amputated due to a bone infection, having recovered from the operation he developed a heart attack and passed away. He is survived by his wife and one son, Roderick and three grandchildren, a sister, Selina, resides in Everett, Wash.
#55b (The "Card of Thanks" is pasted to the top of the Delia G. Haining obituary.)
CARD OF THANKS.
Miss Ella M. Shaw of Marysville wishes to thank her friends, relatives and neighbors for the many acts of kindness and expressions of sympathy extended her during her recent sad bereavement; also for the loan of cars, beautiful floral tributes, and to all those who assisted in any way. Their kindness will always be remembered.
#55c The Late Miss Haining.
The funeral of the late Miss Delia G. Haining took place yesterday afternoon from the home of Miss Ella Shaw, Marysville, and was attended by many friends and relatives. Service was conducted by Rev. A.G. Crowe and interment made in New Maryland Cemetery. There were a great many floral tributes from friends and relatives. The chief mourners were Mrs. Belle Ferris, Mr. and Mrs. George Dennison, Miss Marion Brewer, R.N., Mrs. Chester Brewer, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Brewer, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Tims, Alexander Brewer, Herman Brewer, Burton Brewer, Lea Haining, George Haining, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Shaw, Frederick Shaw, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Everett, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Manzer, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Fletcher, Mr. and Mrs. George Ball, David Rice. The pallbearers were David Rice, Wesley fletcher, William Sinclair, Roland Shaw.
#55d (The short death notice giving the date of death is pasted to the obituary.)
MacLEAN -- At Fredericton, N. B., on November 8th, 1943, Mrs. Irene Maude MacLean, wife of Charles E. MacLean, Fredericton. Funeral takes place on Wednesday afternoon with service at her late home, 204 Aberdeen Street at 2.30 o'clock by Rev. A. B. Gibson, Rev. P.J. Trafton and Rev. D. C. Kaine, and interment in Rural Cemetery Extension.
#55e Died This Morning.
The death occurred this morning at her home in Aberdeen Street after a year's illness of Mrs. Irene Maude MacLean, wife of Chales E. MacLean. She was born in Fredericton, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Ross and lived here her entire life. She was a member of the Devon Baptist Church and an active member of the Fredericton W. C. T. U. She was possessed of many fine qualitites which endeared her to everyone who knew her and her death though not unexpected will be learned of with sincere regret. She is survived by her husband, a sister, Mrs. Donald F. Cameron, Fredericton, and a brother, Fred Ross, Viking, Alta. The funeral takes place on Wednesday afternoon with service at her late home 204 Aberdeen Street at 2.30 o'clock by Rev. A.B. Gibson, Rev. P.J. Trafton and Rev. D.C. Kaine and interment made in Rural Cemetery extension.
#56 Date: October 11, 2000
#56a (Handwritten at the top of the clipping - Sept. 28, 1932.)
Married at Marysville
The home of Mr. and Mrs. David Bruce was the scene of a pretty wedding when their daughter Frances Margaret, became the bride of John Watt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watt. The bride was becomingly gowned in white georgette, in princess lines with bridal veil caught up with orange blossoms, and carried a shower bouquet of Ophelia roses and sweet peas.
The little Misses Mary Evelyn Bruce, niece of the bride, and Christina Watt, sister of the groom, acted as flower girls, and were dressed in colonial style in pink and blue organdie and carried baskets of pink and white asters. The bride entered the room on the arm of her brother, Clarence Bruce to the strains of Lohengrin's Wedding March, played by Miss Mina White. The ceremony was performed by Rev. E. R. MacWilliam, beneath a canopy of white ribbons and white asters. During the signing of the register "O Promise Me" was sung by Miss Daisy Boyce. The dining- room was tastefully decorated in yellow and white. The bride's table was centered with a four tier wedding cake, surrounded by yellow tulle and purple heather and topped with a miniature bride and groom. A
buffet lunch was served to about fifty guests. The bride and groom left on a honeymoon trip to Grand Lake and points in Maine. The bride's going away costume was of brown tweed with hat and accessories to match. The out-of-town guests were Mrs. Thomas Henderson, Earl Henderson, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Dow, of Houlton, Maine; Mr. and Mrs. G. W. MacNelly and daughter, Frances, of Millinocket, Maine, and Mrs. George Adams, of Glassville, N. B.; Mrs. Percy Goodspeed, of Woodstock, N. B.; Miss Ethel Burnett and Arthur Burnett, of Kingsclear. The groom's gift to the bride was a cheque. The bride's gifts to the organist and soloist were necklaces, to the flower girls, signet rings. Many beautiful gifts were received by the bride.
#56b Died in Hospital.
The death occurred in Victoria Public Hospital this morning of James W. Sullivan, of Marysville, at the age of 60 years. Deceased was born at Blackville and came to Marysville about 23 years ago and had been employed in the card room of the Canadian Cottons, Ltd. since that time. He had a great many friends in the mill and through the town and nearby places and they will regret his death. He had been ill a year and for the past two weeks was a patient in hospital. He is survived by four sons, all of whom are in the Canadian Army, Cpl. Clifford Sullivan, Pte. Enery Sullivan, Sgt. Theo Sullivan, Canada, and Pte. Leonard Sullivan overseas; three daughters, Miss Glorena Sullivan and Miss Ida Sullivan, at home; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Raymond Charters, Marysville, and Mrs. Cecil Gorman, South Devon; two brothers, Thomas S. Sullivan of Blackville and Robert Sullivan, Black River. The funeral takes place Monday afternoon with service at his late home at two o'clock by Rev. A. G. Crowe and interment in All Saints Cemetery, Marysville.
#56c GIFT TO CHURCH.
Memorial Plaque Presented Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Memory late Mrs. L.L. Rye.
A beautiful pounded copper memorial plaque depicting The Last Supper has been presented Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church by L.L. Rye of New York, in memory of his wife Margaret Kelly Rye, who died on Oct. 3rd, 1936. The plaque has been hung on the wall in the chancel at the rear of the Communion Table. The plaque was made by Mr. Rye himself and is an exact reproduction of The Last Supper made from the famous picture by Leonardo de Vinci, 1452-1519, of Florence, Italy. When Mr. Rye completed his work of art he took it home and presented it to his wife, who valued it very highly. Following her death Mr. Rye had an inscription plate made and then forwarded the plaque to Saint Andrew's Church where Mrs. Rye was choir leader following church union and active in the affairs of the Presbyterian Church both before and after union. The plate bears the following inscription: "Presented to Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Fredericton, N. B., by L. L. Rye, of New York, in loving memory of his wife, Margaret Kelly Rye, Oct. 3rd, 1936." Mrs. Rye, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kelly, will be remembered by many and the gift in her memory has been graciously accepted by Saint Andrew's Church.
#57 Date: October 16, 2000
#57a LIPSETT -- Suddenly at New Maryland, N. B., March 6, 1944, John B. Lipsett, aged 61 years.
Funeral from his late home Wednesday afternoon at 1.30 P. M. followed by service at United Baptist Church by Rev. A. F. MacLean and interment in New Maryland.
Late John B. Lipsett.
Many old friends in New Maryland and the surrounding area, as well as from this city and Devon, attended the funeral of the late John B. Lipsett yesterday afternoon. Prayers at the home at 1.30 P. M. were followed by service at the United Church, New Maryland, conducted by Rev. A. F. MacLean. Interment was in adjoining churchyard. There were a large number of floral tributes. Pallbearers were Norman Phillips, Elwood Boone, Ernest Clowater, Wesley Fletcher, Wesley Price and Clair Charters. The mourners included: Mrs. John Lipsett, Martha Lipsett, Helen Lipsett, Doris Lipsett, Earl, Ivan and Leonard Lipsett, Mr. and Mrs. Manford Booker, Mr. and Mrs. Dona Charters, Harry Lipsett, Martha Lipsett, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Boone, Mrs. Douglas Hodgson, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Clowater, Harold Humes, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Charters, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Harrision, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Hall, Miss Helen Boone, Miss Iris Boone, Mrs. Wm. McKnight, Miss Winifred McKnight, Clair McKnight, Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Greer, Mr. and Mrs. George Greer, Archie Greer, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nason, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Noble, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Underwood, Mr. and Mrs. Smith Sinclair, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Brandoline, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rice, Theodore Rice, Willard Rice, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rice, Mr. and Mrs. George LeGassie, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Le Gassie, Mrs. Lulu Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Fletcher, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Price, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rynax, Mr. and Mrs. Clair Charters, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Charters, Charles Greer, Harley Greer, David Rice, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Segee, Mr. and Mrs. Merton Morgan, Murray Segee, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Charters, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Daniel, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sinclair, Harry Charters, Ralph Sinclair.
#57b SINCLAIR -- At New Maryl;and, N. B., on December 5th 1943, Ronald Bremmer Sinclair, son of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Sinclair, aged 35 years. Funeral from his late home tomorrow afternoon with prayers at 3.45 o'clock followed by service in Anglican Church by Rev. A. S. Coster and interment in the churchyard adjoining.
#57c CHARTERS -- At Marysville, N. B., on December 30, 1940, Samatha E. Charters, aged fifty- eight years. Funeral this (Tuesday) afternoon from the home of her brother-in-law, S. J. Stafford. Service at 2.30 p. m. conducted by Rev. A. G. Crowe and interment in Baptist Cemetery, Marysville.
#57d SEGEE -- At her home, 304 York Street December 31, 1940, Mrs. Margaret Maud Segee, widow of George W. Segee, aged sixty-eight years. Funeral Thursday afternoon from McAdam's Funeral Home, 651 King Street, with service at two o'clock conducted by W. F. Munro. Interment in Rural Cemetery.
#57e GILMAN -- At Springhill, N. B., December 31st, 1940, Mrs. Elizabeth Gilman, widow of the late John E. Gilman, aged ninety-five years. Funeral from the home of her nephew, John W. Edgar, Springhill, tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon, with service at two o'clock conducted by Rev. A. Frank McLean and interment in the Rural Cemetery Extension, Fredericton.
#58 Date: October 13, 2000
(There is no year given for this clipping, and I can't find another clipping about E. L. Murphy's death. Can anyone supply the year? / Note: cbb / post 1941)
#58a DIED IN LOON LAKE.
E. L. Murphy, Born in Ludlow, Had Lived in West for Many Years.
Loon Lake, Sask., June 10. -- The town and community of Loon Lake were saddened on May 28 by the sudden passing of E. L. Murphy, for the past ten years postmaster of Whelan and then of Loon Lake. Mr. Murphy is an old-timer and pioneer of Loon Lake district, having come in 1931 when settlement first began. Although in failing health for the past few months it was not known until lately that his condition was grave. On May 8 he was operated on at St. Paul's Hospital, Saskatoon, in hopes of prolonging his life, but he did not rally. On May 25 he was removed to Loon Lake Red Cross Hospital, to be near his family. He passed away suddenly on Sunday evening, May 28.
Born in Ludlow, N. B., in 1883, he served overseas during World War I for three and a half years. In 1920 he married Miss Alice Hendry of South Devon, N. B., and they went to Saskatchewan to farm. A military funeral was held on May 31 in the Legion Hall conducted by Rev. H. E. Ashmore, assisted by John Jeffries, student missionary at Loon Lake. Hymns sung were all favorites of deceased and a solo, "In the Garden," was sung by Miss Rheta Mitchell. The coffin was banked with flowers, testifying to the esteem in which Mr. Murphy was held and pallbearers were all comrades and neighbors, F. Mitchell, H. Boyd, J. Kershan, E. Gregg, F. Dunbar, F. Wagar and C. Fowler. Interment was made in old Loon Lake Cemetery.
Left to mourn the loss of a beloved husband and father are the widow and four children, Gnr. J. A. Murphy, serving in Italy; Pte. E. L. Murphy, District Depot No. 2, Toronto; AC2 K. S. Murphy, Saskatoon; and Doreen, at home, attending school. There also survive two sisters and three brothers, Melissa Murphy, of Portland, Maine; Lena Murphy, R. N., Los Angeles; Melvin Murphy, Fredericton; Calvin Murphy, Saskatoon, Sask.; and Newton Murphy, Springfield, Mass.
#58b (This item is on the back of #58a)
Black River Bridge Officer Served in Last War As a Private.
Chatham, June 13 -- Word has been received at Black River Bridge by Mrs. J. A. MacNaughton to the effect that her husband, Major Archie MacNaughton had been officially reported killed in action. No details of his whereabouts were given.
Major MacNaughton was an efficient officer and very popular with his men, it was stated. He served in the First Great War as a private with the 104th Battalion. During peacetime he followed the occupation of farmer but never lost contact with the militia, attending summer camp each year. He want overseas in July, 1941. Major MacNaughton is survived by his wife, the former Grace MacNaughton, daughter of John W. and the late Mrs. MacNaughton, Black River Bridge; one son, Francis, 14, and a daughter, Margaret, 10; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Neilson and Miss Catherine MacNaughton, both of Chatham Head; his stepmother and one half-sister, Miss Helen MacNaughton, Black River Bridge.
#58c J. P. BARRY HEADS CHATHAM LIBERALS (This item is on the back of #58a)
Chatham Liberal Association Selects Delegates Northumberland County.
Chatham, N. B., June 13, -- John P. Barry was elected president of the local Liberal Association at a meeting held here yesterday. Other officers elected were John J. Duffy, secretary, and J. Murray Tweedie, treasurer. (The rest of the article is cut off.)
#59 Date: October 14, 2000
CARR -- Suddenly at his home, Rusagonis, February 21, 1941, William Carr, age 46 years. Funeral tomorrow (Sunday) afternoon with service in the Baptist Church at two o'clock, conducted by Rev. Mr. Blakeney, and interment at Rusagonis.
#59b Funeral at Rusagonis.
The funeral of William Carr was held from the Baptist Church, Rusagonis, on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock with service conducted by Rev. Mr. Blakeney and interment in Rusagonis Cemetery. The funeral was largely attended. The pall-bearers were Donald Noble, John Noble, Delbert Noble, Norman Phillips, Ralph Fletcher and Clarence Phillips. The chief mourners were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dunphy, Mr. and Mrs. Otis DeWitt, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fletcher, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. George DeWitt, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Phillips, Mrs. George Brown, Blanche DeWitt, Mildred DeWitt, Dorothy DeWitt and Clair McKnight.
CUNNINGHAM -- Suddenly at his home, Hanwell, N. B., February 20th, 1941, John Balfour Cunningham, age 73. Funeral Sunday afternoon with service at 2.15 o'clock conducted by Rev. Mr. Howson and interment in Rural Cemetery, Fredericton.
#59d Funeral at Hanwell.
The funeral of the late John Balfour Cunningham was held from his home in Hanwell Sunday afternoon at 2.15 o'clock with service by Rev. Mr. Howson and interment in the Rural Cemetery, Fredericton. The funeral was very largely attended by a great many friends and acquaintances. The chief mourners were Roy Cunningham, John Cunningham, Jr., Lawrence Morgan, Frederick Shaw, all of Hanwell, William Cunningham, Brownville, Me., Harvey Cunningham, South Devon, David Essensa, Harvey Station, Mrs. Lawrence Morgan, Mrs. Frederick Shaw, Mrs. Roy Cunningham, all of Hanwell, Mrs. Walter Welch, Fredericton, Mrs. Joseph Robison, and Miss Muriel Robison, Harvey Station, and Mrs. Cora Lehr, Fredericton.
#60 Date: October 15, 2000
#60a Engagement Announced. * (see note ate end)
Mr. John B. Cunningham of Hanwell N. B., wishes to announce the engagement of his youngest daughter, Edna Annie Kathleen, to Frederick Willard, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Shaw of New Maryland, N.B. Wedding to take place early this summer.
#60b SHAW-CUNNINGHAM NUPTIALS, HANWELL * (see note ate end)
Charming Wedding in Presbyterian Church -- Rev. Charles Foote Officiated, Miss Edna Kathleen Cunningham, daughter of John Cunningham and the late Mrs. Cunningham of Hanwell and Frederick Willard Shaw, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shaw of New Maryland, were married in a charming double wedding ring ceremony at the Presbyterian Church at Hanwell on Tuesday afternoon last.
The ceremony began at two o'clock when the bride entered the church to the strains of Lohengrin's Wedding March played on the organ. She was given in marriage by her father. Rev. Charles Foote, B.A., of Wallace, N.S., a friend of the bride's family came for the purpose of officiating at the ceremony. Miss Elizabeth (Betty) Malloy was the bridesmaid and Niall Burnett, student minister at Hanwell and New Maryland, was groomsman. Thomas Galbraith and Ralph Sinclair acted as ushers.
Miss Cunningham was a charming bride in a gown of mediaeval ivory satin, slipper length, with Queen Anne collar and sleeve points over the hands. A Juliet style veil, finger-tip length with orange blossoms was worn. Long lace gloves and white satin slippers completed the ensemble. A beautiful shower bouquet of ophelia roses was carried by the bride.
The bride's attendant wore a period frock of brocaded blue taffeta, large leghorn hat with cerise velvet trimmings,. Blue lace gloves and cerise slippers with rhinestone clips were worn and a colonial bouquet carried. Mrs. Louis Rutherford sang the beautiful solo "I Love You Truly." The church was decorated with large standards of pink roses, peonies and ferns.
Reception at Bride's Home.
The bride and groom received their guests in the home of the bride, standing under an archway of lillies, roses and ferns in the living room. At the reception, lilacs, pink roses and white peonies formed the beautiful house decorations. The bride's table was decorated with pink rosebuds in silver vases and white peonies. A three-tier bride's cake decorated in white and silver, made a beautiful centrepiece for the table. Those who served were Mrs. R. Cunningham, Mrs. L. Morgan, Mrs. Arthur Cunningham, Mrs. Thomas Galbraith, Mrs. Edgar Everett, Miss Ethel Shaw, Miss Jean Gay, Miss Isobel Dorian, Miss Lena Ganong and Miss Emma Cunningham.
The bride's gift to her bridesmaid was an enameled rhinestone bracelet, to the soloist and organist rhinestone dress clips and to the groomsman a set of belt buckle and tie clip. The many gifts received by the bride included china, silver, linen, cheques, cut glass and electrical appliances.
The bride and groom left on a wedding tour which will include parts of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Mrs. Shaw wore for traveling a coral chiffon printed dress with matching model velour coat and white accessories. A pill-box hat with white veil was also worn. They will reside in New Maryland where Mr. Shaw is a prosperous young farmer.
Numerous Guests. The guests at the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. David Staples, Mrs. E. W. Elliot and Mrs. J. Mavor, all of Fredericton, Miss Mary McIntosh of Wallace, N. S., Mrs. Edgar Everett and Joyce Everett of Marysville, Miss Ethel Shaw of New Maryland, Miss E. Shaw of Marysville, Mr. and Mrs. William Sinclair of New Maryland, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sinclair of New Maryland; Mrs. A. C. Fleming, Mrs. Arthur McF. Limerick, Mrs. Ralph Limerick, Mrs. Jack Fleming, Mr. and Mrs. G. Gay, Miss Jean Gay, all of Fredericton; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cunningham of Coburn, N. B., Mr. and Mrs. Louis Rutherford of Tweedside, Mrs. Annie Nesbitt of Coburn, N. B.; David Essensa, Mrs. L. Robinson, Miss Muriel Robinson, all of Harvey Station; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Cunningham of South Devon; William Cunningham of Brownville, Maine, and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Manzer of Maine.
* (There are no dates on either of the clippings. From an earlier clipping, about the death of Niall Burnett, the student minister who was groomsman in the Shaw-Cunningham wedding, and his death in 1941 - the obituary said he had been student minister in Hanwell in 1938 and 1939. The dates for two articles on the back of the clipping about the wedding are June 30, and July 1.)