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Oxford, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia

Thursday, June 11, 1914

An exceedingly pretty wedding was celebrated in the Presbyterian Church, Maccan on Tuesday afternoon, June 2nd, between the Rev. WILLIAM MURDOCK GILLESPIE, B.A., the minister of the Presbyterian Church, River Hebert & Miss HELEN CORIDINE HARRISON, youngest daughter of JEPTHA HARRISON, Esq. of Maccan. The officiating clergyman being the Rev. JOHN URWIN BELL, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, Cunard. The bride was attired in a beautiful white charmeuse silk dress with trimmings of white minion & bridal veil wreathed with orange blossoms.

OBIT - Lockeport, N.S.- June 5th.
Lockeport has witnessed many a sea sorrow, but none of that touched the hearts of her people more than did the funeral of Mrs. H.F. DUNLEVY (formerly Miss GRACE FISKE) one of the victims of the EMPRESS of IRELAND tragedy, as her body was borne through the streets of this town today to her last resting place in the quiet cemetery at Lydgate. The service was held at Holy Cross at 4 o'clock. Rev. D. V. WARNER of Shelburne officiating. Among the relatives present were the husband of the deceased, H.F. DUNLEVY of Denver, Colorado. Mrs. A.H. FISKE, mother, Miss GLADYS FISKE & Mrs. C.H. JACKMAN, sisters. FRANK FISKE, E.W. FISKE & H. FISKE, brothers. Mr. COLIN LOCKE & E. W. LOCKE.
The floral tributes were numerous & beautifully expressing the sympathy of friends far & near. The pallbearers were JOHN PAYZANT, EUGENE LOCKE, ARCHIBALD CROWELL & ALBERT CROWELL.
The service at the church was exceptionally affecting and will long be memorable to those who attended Mr. WARNER in a sermon touching and beautifully expressed the great hope of immortality and the consolation to God's wonderful love. The hymns were chosen with special appropriateness, the following comprising the choral part of the service - "God moves in a Mysterious way His wonders to perform", "Peace be Still", "Lead Kindly Light", & "Peace Perfect Peace". There was a short impressive service at the graveside.
To the great number who attended it seemed incredible that they should be listening to the funeral service of one, who, a few days before left her home in the fullness of life for a short trip abroad. As the solemn procession moved away from the church to the cemetery it was realized that the terrible calamity which had befallen the country had come very severely to this town, when it called one of its fairest daughters to be a part of the tragedy.
The deceased was a woman of an exceptionally lovable disposition and her untimely end will long leave a vacant place in the hearts of those who knew her, even outside her large family circle.

Mr. H. L. BORDEN, Inverness, C.B. is visiting his daughter, Mrs. F.R. DAKIN (nee Miss MELISSA "GRACE" BORDEN)


News was received on Monday of the death at Saskatoon, Sask of Miss ANNIE NICHOLSON, youngest daughter of the late MURDOCK NICHOLSON of Stonehouse, Gulf Shore. The remains will be brought to Pugwash for interment.

Mr. WHIDDEN GRAHAM of New York has been visiting his brother, Mr. A.W. GRAHAM, and returned to his home yesterday.

Mr. E.L. TREEN, who has been residing for a few weeks with Mr. & Mrs. WILLIAM JOHNSON, Main St, where he had received careful nursing from his wife and daughter, passed away from cancer of the throat on Sunday afternoon at 7 o'clock being about 60 years of age.
The deceased was well known to many of the older citizens of the town and vicinity, being draughtman and foreman of the old American Furniture Co, also foremen of the furniture co near the station ( now the Oxford Furniture Co) and at one time in charge of the woodworking factory at Thomson. He was a first class workman. Of late years until his last illness, he was employed at Rhodes, Curry Co, Amherst.
A widow and family of 6 daughters & 1 son survive. Also a large number of relatives. The funeral held on Tuesday was attended by friends and relatives from Malagash, Amherst & other points. Rev. W. H. WATTS, pastor of the Methodist Church officiated. The floral offerings were beautiful. The burial occurred at Pine Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. BERTHA TAIT has received the sad news of the death of her niece, Miss HULDA GILROY, which occurred at Shiloh, Maine on Saturday morning, May 30th, after several weeks illness. The funeral took place at Shiloh. Many friends will regret to learn of the decease of Miss GILROY.

Mr. GUZZWELL, formerly a jeweler in Amherst, but of later years in business in the Canadian West has been spending a few days with relatives in Oxford.

Mrs. LONGLEY & little daughter, ELIZABETH of Baltimore, MD, are visiting Mrs. LONGLEY's mother, Mrs. J.F. BAIRD.

At the parsonage on June 2nd, by Rev. P.R. HAYDEN, JAMES LELACHEUR PEERS of Pugwash to Miss NINA MAY ELLIS of Middle Musquodoboit, Hfx Co. N.S.

At the Oxford Methodist parsonage June 3rd by Rev. W.H. WATTS, JOHN PALMER of Wentworth to Miss MAY WILSON of Greenville Stn.

At the home of the bride's parents on Monday, June 8th by Rev. W. H. WATTS, OLIVER MELVIN KING & Miss MARIE SUMARA, both of East Hansford.

News of the death of Mr. JOSEPH JEWKES, Sr. reached Oxford last week, the aged gentleman passing away on Saturday. Mr. JEWKES was an enterprising citizen of the mining town.

We are sorry to learn of the early departure of Mr. & Mrs. HOWARD FAULKNER & family, which are leaving for B. C. soon. We all join in in wishing them a safe journey.

Mr. OTTIE METCALFE of Lowell, Mass is visiting his parents, Mr. & Mrs. ANDREW METCALFE.

Mr. & Mrs. GEEHAM are rejoicing over the birth of a daughter. May she be trained in the way she should go that when she grows to maturity she will be a blessing to her parents & community.

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