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Kingston Whig Standard, November 1942

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  • Friday, November 6, 1942 Kingston Whig Standard
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        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.
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        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.
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        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.

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        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.


          NAPANEE, Nov. 6 - Mr. and Mrs Robert Pybus were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Sutton at Strathcona.

          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.


          Mr. and Mrs. John E. McAndres of Westport wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Evelyn, to Thomas Everett Breen of Oshawa, eldest son of Thomas Breen and the late Mrs. Breen of Westport, the marriage to take place the latter part of November.

          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.


          Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Leeder, Mallorytown, were "At Home" to their friends Saturday, Nov. 1, on the occasion of their 66 wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Leeder moved from Athens to Mallorytown 42 years ago and have since resided there. They have six children living who wee all present to celebrate the happy occasion. They are Mrs. L. J. Cox (Cleo) Mallortown; Mrs. Maxwell McDonald (Sadie), Brockville; Angela of Kingston; Zeno of Brockville; and James and Bededict at home. They also have 11 grandchildren, including twins, Regina and Eugenia Cox.

          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.


            St. Paul's Anglican Church was the scene of a pretty autumn wedding at seven o'clock. Thursday evening Nov. 5, when Edith C. McGill daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George McGill and George N. Clark, son of Mr. F. H. Clark and the late Mrs. Clark, all of Kingston, were united in marriage. Rev. E. Teskey performed the ceremony assisted by Rev. Stanley Kerrison of Plevna. Miss Grace Taft played the wedding music and during the signing of the register Mrs. Stanley Kerrison of Plevna sang delightfully.

            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 marriage of Leading Airwoman Dorothy Constance Case, R.C.A.F. W.D., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen S. Case of Westmount, to Sgt Pilot Walter Oakley Nobes. R.C.A.F., son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy O. Nobes of Kingston took place this afternoon at three o'clock, in Dominion-Douglas Church, Westmount, the Reverend A. Lloyd Smith, D.D., officiating Dr. J. M. Walkley played the wedding music. Chrysanthemums in autumn shades and ferns were used as decorations in the church.

            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.


            Mr. and Mrs. David Reid of Amherst Island recently entertained a number of relatives and friends at a dinner party, it being the 61st wedding anniversary of Mrs. Reid's parents, Mr and Mrs. George-Beaubien and also the 21st anniversary for Mr. and Mrs. Reid.

            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.

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        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.
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        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.

        VERONA, Nov. 6
        Mr. and Mrs. James McKeever celebrated their golden wedding anniversary quietly Oct. 26. Mrs. McKeever before her marriage was Miss Lottie Deare. She was born at Sydenham and moved at the age of 4 years, with her parents to Piccadilly. There she resided until her marriage. She and Mr. McKeever drove by horse and buggy from Piccadilly to Kingston where the Rev. C. O. Johnson united them in marriage. They have resided near Verona ever since. Both are enjoying good health. Mr. and Mrs. McKeever had eight children. Garnet, the eldest died in 1915. The others were all able to be present for the celebration. They are Mrs. J. Watson, Pleasant Valley; John, Oshawa; Mrs. Lloyd Lindsay, Kingston; Mrs. W. Nichols, Sydenham; Mrs. Allan Burgess, Enterprise, and Clara and Earl at home.

        Deer Hunters away
        (listed immediately below above article)

          Those who have gone north for the deer-hunting season are: B. Davey, H. Asselstine, William Burnette, Eugene Martin, Carl and Ernest Smith, N. O. Reynolds, E. V. Genge, Clarence Bauder, J. Vannest, Burton Genge, William Graham, G. Vannest, R. Veley and Leonard Veley.

          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.

        SYDENHAM, Nov. 6 -

          Sydenham public school report with names in order of merit, is as follows:
          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.


          Luverne Histed, R.C.A. Petawawa spent the week-end at his home here.
          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.

        SILLSVILLE, Nov. 6 - The funeral service of the late Robert and Ada Merritt who were accidently killed at Mooney's Crossing was held at their home "Elmvillle Farm" on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. Mr. Crawford conducted the service and hymns sung were "Nearer My God to Thee" and "Abide with Me."
        Because their younger son Leslie was delayed in his journey at Fort Garry owing to a rock slide north of Lake Superior, he was unable to be present on Tuesday and the committal service was delayed until Wednesday at 2 p.m. when after a short service at the home interment was made at Riverview Cemetery, Napanee. The pall-bearers were Morley Whyt, Harold Hough, Morley Creighton, Bert Windover, Lachian McLean and J. B. Elliott.

        Mrs. Glynn Collins, Sydenham, left Wednessday to join her husband, LAC. Collins, who is stationed at a wrieless school in Calgary, Alta. Before leaving Mrs. Collins was presented with a handsome travelling bag by the girls of the forge plant of the Aluminum Co. where she had been employed.

        BELLEVILLE, Nov. 6 - Only son of Mrs. I. L. Moore and a former resident of this city, Maj. Stanley L. Seymour, Australian Army Medical Corps, was killed in action in Egypt on Oct. 25, according to a cable received by Mrs. Moore from her daughter-in-law in Adelaide, Australia. Maj. Seymour would have celebrated his 32nd birthday this week.

        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.

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        Mrs. Elwell Slack

          LANSDOWNE, Nov 6 - The United Church was filled to capacity on Wednesday afternoon when the funeral of Mrs. Elwell Slack was held. The pastor, Rev. Mr. Swayne officiated assisted by the surpiced choir which sang the hymns and also the anthem "When They Ring the Golden Bells." Pall-bearers were Earl Slack, Monie Slack, James McCready, Charles McCready, Thomas Isblister, Ralph Leadbeater.

          The floral tributes were numberous and beautiful the casket being covered with the tokens of sympathy. Interment took place in the Union Cemetery.


          GANANOQUE, Nov. 6 - The funeral was held here this afternoon of the late George G. Pickett, 85, who passed away Wednesday following an illness of six weeks.

          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.


          ELGIN, Nov. 6 - Word was received here today of the death of Charles Hamilton who died at his home in Kingston this morning. The deceased was a former resident of this district, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hamilton and lived here until about two years ago when he and his wife and family left here to take up residence in Kingston.

          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.


          The death occurred in the Hotel Dieu Hospital yesterday of Harriett Ethel Davies, wife of James P. Layden of Montreal, She had been in ill health since January and confined to hospital since June.

          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.


          ATHENS, Nov. 6 - Frederick Roy Green of Athens, who passed away at the Civic Hospital, Ottawa Thursday morning was the son of the late Henry Green and his wife, who was Miss Aranella Fletcher of Tincap. He was born at Tincap 59 years ago. In 1915 he went overseas and on his return took up steel sharpening and was on several construction jobs until his health failed him some years ago.

          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.


          ELGIN, Nov. 6 - The death occurred of John Muchmore of Morton who died in the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, where he had been confined for several weeks after an operation performed there some weeks ago. The deceased was born and raised in the Morton district, a son of the late Laughlin Muchmore and Mary Ann Kearney. He was twice marriedd, his first wife .........
          (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.
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        OTTAWA, Nov. 6 - (CP) Mgr. Jeremiah Stephen O'Connor, 73, formerly of North Gower, died Wednesday night at Fort Worth, Twx., where he was parish priest at the Church of the Holy Name, relatives here were informed yesterday. Mgr. O'Connor was born in North Gower and was educated at Kars and Valleyfield, Que., where he was ordained in 1904. Mrs. George Delaney of Ottawa and Matthew, Daniel, Ambrose and Emmett, all of Ottawa and Stephen of Alexandria, are brothers.


          LYNDHURST, Nov 6, - Joseph Simes has returned from Montreal where he spent the past two months with his daughter. He was accompanied home by his granddaughter, Mrs. Ian Stephenson, who is a gues of her aunt, Mrs. J. B. Harvey.

          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. R. Knapp is visitng relatives in New York for a few weeks.

          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.


        Rte Rev. Dr. Norman A. MacLeod, moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Canada, has recovered sufficiently to permit his return to his home in Brockville from the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal.

        Pte. Dorothy Kelsey, a Newboro member of the C.W.A.C., has arrived at the C.W.A.C. centre at Macdonald College, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Que., to take the new instructors course.

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    Saturday, November 7, 1942 Kingston Whig Standard
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    Tuesday November 10, 1942 Kingston Whig Standard
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        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.

        Stewart McCartney son of Mr and Mrs. Jack McCartney of Alfred Street, first member of No. 58 Kingston Kiwanis Air Cadet Corps to join the R.C.A.F., was presented with a gift by the members of the Kiwanis Club at their weekly luncheon held at Hotel La Salle, yesterday.

        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.

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          Miss Alice Wartman, Kepler, entertained at a miscellaneous shower recently in honor of Miss Muriel Lamb of Kingston, a bride-elect of this week.

          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 marriage was solemnized Saturday, Oct. 31, in the rectory of St. James Anglican Church, of Nora May, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Gigston, of Unity, Sask., to Signalman John Eldon Cochrane, R.C.C.S. son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cochrane of Ottawa. REv. J. D. Mackenzie Naughton performed the ceremony.

            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.


            Beth Israel, Synagogue was the setting for the marriage of Miss Eva Augarman, only daughter of Mrs. N. Sugarman and the late N. Sugarman, to Sgt. Jack Zacharoff, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Zacharoff, all of Kingston, Sunday, Nov. 1, Rabbi G. Klapperman officiated, assisted by Rev. M. Kellerman.

            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.


            A wedding of widespread interest was solemnized in St. James Anglican Church, at four o'clock, Saturday afternoon, Nov. 7, when two officers on active service in Canadian Army wee united in marriage. Lieut. Phyllis Alevia Lawrence, C.W.A.C. Peterborough, daughter of Mrs. E. Lawerence and the late E. Lawrence of Peterborough and Lieut. William James Thirlwall, 6th Divisianal Signals, Moose Jaw, Sask., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Thirlwall of Moose Jaw, Sask. Rev. Capt B. H. Farr performed the ceremony. Handel's "Largo" was played as the wedding party entered the church.

            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 rectory of St. Malachy's Church, Montreal, was the scene of a pretty autumn wedding at 11 o'clock this morning, when the Rev. Father John Britt united in marriage, Gladys E. Milne of Montreal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Milne, Kingston, and John Andrew McCridle, 2nd Battaion Black Watch (R.H.R.) of Canada, Sussex, N.B. son of Mr. and Mrs. John McCrindle of Toronto.

            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.


            A quiet wedding was solemnized at Grace Church parsonage, Gananoque, at three o'clock Saturdy afternoon, Nov. 7, when the Rev. H. D. McCuaig united in marriage Hazel Marie daughte of Mr. and Mrs. Walter F. Neal, Gananoque and William Edward, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Harmer of Kingston.

            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.

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        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.

        SEELEYS BAY, Nov. 10 - Mr. and Mrs Miner Simpson entertained at a reception for their daughter, Mrs. C. Birtch (Hazel) a recent bride, and her husband. The house was filled to capacity with neighbors and relatives. The evening was spent playing games and dancing. After the bride and groom were presented with a number of gifts, lunch was served by the hostess assisted by Miss Laura Simpson and Mrs. E. Elliott.

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        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.

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          ATHENS, Nov. 10 - The death occurred recently of a highly esteemed resident of Lombardy, Stafford Willim Looby. He was born at Frankville, June 2, 1872, son of John Looby and his wife, Diana McBratney, but resided at Lombardy most of his life. In 1900 he was married to Miss Jennie Wood of Lombardy who predeceased him 28 years ago on the same date.

          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.

        JAMES FAIR

          Escott, Nov. 10 - The funeral of the late James Fair, who passed away in the Kingston General Hospital on Saturday, was held on Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from his late residence to Escott United Church where the service was conducted by Rev. Mr. Campbell who also conducted service at the grave which took place in Mallorytown cemetery.

          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.


          The funeral of Frederick William Pritchard was held yesterday afternoon from James Reid's funeral parlors to the Pentecostal Tabernacle where the Rev. W. B. Greenwood conducted the service. Interment was in Cataraqui Cemetery and the pall-bearers were Harold Moyse, Manford Garrett, William McCorriston, Lorne Shepherd, Donald Clement and James MacGregor.

          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.


          HARROWSMITH, Nov. 10 - (The death of Arthur Wilmot Cowdy, 50 occurred suddenly at his home after an illness of about a year.

          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.


          ATHENS, Nov. 10 - The funeral was held Saturday afternoon for Albert Edward Young, from his late residence, Main Street, to the Athens United Church. Service was conducted by Rev. W. P. Wornell. The pall-bearers were Henry Palmer, David Thompson, James McAvoy, J. W. Newsome, Herbert Gray and Byron Moulton. Interment was made in the Athens cemetery.

          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.


          DESERONTO, Nov. 10 - The funeral of the late William Russell Yates who passed away at his late residence on Fourth Street on Saturday morning took place at the United Church on Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with Rev. J. McAvoy conducting the service at the church and grave.

          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.

        IN THE MATTER of the Estate of ERASTUS K. PURDY, late of the Township of Kingston, in the County of Frontenac, Superintendent, deceased.

        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.
        DAY & RANKIN
        69 Clarence Street,
        Kingston, Ontario
        Solicitors for the Executors
        Dated at Kingston this 2nd day of November, 1942

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        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.

        McCrindle - Milne
        At the rectory of St. Malachay's Church, Montreal, on Tuesday, Nov. 10, by the Rev. Father John Britt, Gladys E. Milne of Montreal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Milne of Kingston and John Andrew McCrindle, 2nd Battalion Black Watch (R.H.R.) of Canada, son of Mr. and Mrs. John McCrindle of Toronto.

        Funeral Directors
        James Reid
        Robert J. Reid and Sons 232-4-6 Princess Street
        Wilfred J. Franke Funeral Director 49 Colborne Street
        W. Vernon Lindsay Funeral Home 455 Princess Street
        Cornelius-Wartman Funeral Service 381 Princess Street
        Cain's funeral Home 378 Johnson Street, opposite St Mary's Cathedral

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        Arrives Safely

          Sgt. Angus E. Bruce, R.C.A.F., has arrived safely overseas, according to word received over the week-end by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Bruce, 164 Kings Street East, Kingston.

          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
        Robert Lye, one-time outstanding football player on Guelph Collegiate-Vocation school teams, who has left for Gordon Head, B.C. on active service, is a brother of Capt. Bill Lye, a graduate of Royal Military College, who has been overseas for nearly two years. Their father is Lt.-Col. O.C. Lye, officer commanding the 11th Reserve Field Regiment and former Guelph mayor.


          Lyndhurst, Nov. 10 - Dr. and Mrs. Eric Bond, Ottawa, were week-end guests of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Bresee.

          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.


          ESCOTT, Nov. 10- Thomas Newell of the R.C.A.F. Montreal, and Miss Esther Fair of Brockville spent the week-end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Newell, Sr.

          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.

          GANANOQUE, Nov. 10 - Mr. and Mrs. Murray Day have received a cable announcing the safe arrival overseas of their son with the R.C.A.F.

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          NAPANEE, Nov. 11 - The funeral of the late Joseph Hicks, Bethany, who died Saturday morning, was held on Monday afternoon, with a private service at the home and a public service at Bethany church. Rev. A. C. McCallum conducted the service.

          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.


          Gananoque, Nov. 11 - The funeral was held here Tuesday of Mrs. Richard Hinton, 79, who passed away Monday morning at her home on Main Street.

          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.


          Elgin, Nov. 11 - The death took place here on Sunday evening of the oldest resident of the district, Mrs Hannah Dickey, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. P. Kelly, and Mr. Kelly, after an illness of several weeks. The deceased whose maiden name was Hannah Littlejohn, a daughter of the late George L. Littlejohn and Nancy Hazelwood, of Young Mills was 93 years old. Her husband James Dickey, died 36 years ago and she is survived by one daughter. Mrs. Kelly with whom she has resided since the death of her husband, and one son, Mr. E. L. Dickey, Brockville, also one great-grandchild, Nancy Ethel Peart of Westboro.

          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. ......
          (Note from Sharon: sorry but it's continued on page 13)

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        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.

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          Flying Officer D. E. Noonan has arrived in town from Brandon, Man., and is spending his leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Noonan, Gore Street.

          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. John H. Brown, Joyceville, wish to announce the engagement of their third daughter, Jessie Louise, to Sigmn. Clark Leon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Davie Dodd, Sharbot Lake, the wedding to take place in Woodburn United Church, Saturday, Nov. 21, 1942.

          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.


            At four o'clock Saturday afternoon, Oct. 31, at the United Church manse, Chatham, New Brunswick, the marriage of Grace Asselstine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Asselstine, Kingston to Harry S. Bruton, son of Mr. A. A. Bruton, Glenburnie, was quietly solemnized. Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Campbell, of Chatham, were their attendants. Rev. F. E. MacPherson, B.A., B.D., officiated.

            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

            The marriage of Wilma Marjory, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gray, Selby, to Ivan Franklin, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFarlane, Forest Mills..........
            (Note from Sharon: sorry I can't finish it but the whole bottom corner of the page is missing)

          Flisht-Lieutenant John Andrew Thomson, R.C.A.F. (Medical Services), and Mrs. Thomson, whose marriage took place Saturday evening, Oct. 31, in Queen Street United Church, Kingston. The bride is the former Miss Evelyn Maude Lee, eldest daughter of Mrs. J. F. Lee, Kingston. The bride was former on the nursing staff of Tornto General Hospital.
          (Note from Sharon: there is a picture of them).

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        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.


          MARLBANK, Nov. 11 - James Wayte is confined to his home here suffering from a broken ankle, sustained when a horse which he was driving became unmanageable.

          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.

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          ARCHIBALD - GRAY

            The death of Archibald Gray occurred at his home at Fall River near Maberley, Tuesday, Oct. 2. Mr. Gray had been enjoying good health until only four weeks previous to his death.

            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

            Lieut. Jane Godwin, whose arrival in New Guinea with the first contingent of United States Army nurses was announced today, is a daughter of Mrs. Georgina Godwin of Kepler.

            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.
            Note from Sharon: Torn and page number missing

          Hubert Weese
          New President of Bath Y.P.W.

            Bath, Nov. 11 - On Monday night about 30 young people met at the United Church to reorganize for the winter months.

            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.

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        Arrives Safely
        Miss Nora Crozier, 22 Traymoor Avenue, has received a cable from her nephew, Lieut, R. B. Crozier, advising her of his safe arrival in Britain.

        Condition Improves
        His Grace Archbishop M. J. O'Brien, who suffered a heart attack more than three weeks ago, and who is in the Hotel Dieu Hospital, is reported by his doctor to be making imrovement slowly.

        Received Cable
        Mrs. A. F. Maxam, Inverary, received a cablegram from her husband, Gnr. Alfred Maxam, on their third anniversary. Gnr. Maxam celebrated his birthday overseas recently.

        Back from West
        Douglas Carscallen of Enterprise has returned from Southern Alberta where he enjoyed his experiences in farm service. He has resumed his studies at Queen's University.

        Arrives in England
        A cable has just been received by S. W. Alexander, formerly of Sydenham, now of Smiths Falls, from his son, PO. A.D. Alexander, advising of his safe arrival in England.

        In Kingston
        Miss Marion La Chapelle and Miss Ann Bishop of Gananoque spent the week-end in Kingston.

        Pick Bouquet
        Edith Blower, who lives on North Alfred Street, brought a beautiful bouquet of late summer flowers into The Whig Standard office this morning. She had picked the flowers this morning and none had been nipped yet by frost.

        Son Overseas
        Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Lawrence, Queen Street have received a cable from their son, Paul Lawrence, stating that he has arrived safely oveseas.

        Arrives in Britain
        Mrs. R. W. Street, Barrie St., has received a cable from her daughter, Pte. Grace Street, announcing her safe arrival in England. Pte Street was with the first contingent of the C.W.A.C. to land in Britain last week.

        Hurt in Runaway
        Fred York of Tamworth is in the Kingston General Hospital suffering internal injuries, and several broken bones, the result of a runaway team accident. His condition is serious.

        Returned to Duty
        FO. George E. Bould, son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Bould, Alfred Street, who has been on special instructional duty in Canada for some time, has returned to his station in the British Isles. His parents have been advised of his safe arrival in England.

        Arrives Overseas
        Mrs. Frank Forbes, 297 Nelson Street, has received a cable from her son, Frank, advising her of his safe arrival in England.

        TAMWORTH, Nov. 11 - Mrs. Ronald Glenn of Tornto, who is visiting at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs. Eddie Huffjan, suffered a serious accident when she fell down a long flight of stairs at her father's home, causing cuts in her face that took several stitches to close. Mrs. Glenn is confined to her bed as a result of the accident.

        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.

        ODESSA, Nov. 11 - A pleasant evening was spent at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Reid, Saturday evening when about 60 neighbors and friends of the Fourth Line met to surprise their son, Vernon, and his bride the former Miss Agnes Nicholson.

        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.


          Yarker, Nov. 11 - Percy Vincent, who is in the Army at Cornwall, was the recent guest of his mother, Mrs. Mary Vincent.

          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.

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