STDT 1917 Sep – Oct

St. Thomas Daily Times

St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada

September and October 1917

Extractions of names for Births, Marriages, Deaths and Burials

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1 September 1917

Page 1
c2    Photo –   Lt W. L. McGeary of St Thomas – Military Cross
c7    Died –   KIA – Pte Henry Farr, 24th year, son of Mrs J. Farr; brother of Mrs Austin, Alfred, Walter, John, Horace and Cecil Farr – Photo
c7    Died –   Martin Edward McKeown, 2 weeks, Aug 31, infant son of Samuel McKeown
Page 5
c1    Died –   Albert Bates, 6 months, Sept 1, infant son of John Bates
c1    Funeral –   Thomas Ashbury, Aug 31, brother of E. A. Ashbury
c1    Funeral –   Archibald J. McQueen, Sept 1
c2    Engagement –   Stanley Earle Clinton, son of G. A. Clinton to Sadie Isabel Fowler, daughter of William Fowler
c4    Died –   Mrs Henry Hill, mother of Mrs John Bainard
c5    Died –   KIA – Pte Ewart Berry, 19 years, son of John Berry
c6    Funeral –   Donald Archibald Boyce, Sept 1
c7    Funeral –   Samuel Shepard, Aug 31
Page 8
c3    Article –   Dr Thomas S. Futcher of Baltimore
c4    Died –   KIA – L. Corp J. S. Leigh, July 11, son of Mrs W. H. Goodey

1 September 1917
Magazine Section
Page 9
c2    Photo –   Charles H. Fellows & Joseph Fellows, sons of Charles Fellows of Lynhurst
c4    Photo –   Pte Norman Davis, son of W. W. Davis of St Thomas
c5    Photo –   Major H. D. Dunnett of Aylmer and St Thomas; nephew of Mrs D. J. Hughes
Page 16
c4    Died –   Dr J. E. Brock, husband of Mrs Ruth Brock, nee Jaques
c5    Engagement –   Dr Stanley C. Lucas to Mary Inabelle Sanderson, daughter of W. K. Sanderson
c7    Engagement –   Robert P. Walker, son of H. B. Walker to Jessie M. McMullen, daughter of J. C. McMullen
c7    Married –   Charles Edward Chapman to Ethel Maud Gorvett, daughter of John Gorvett
c7    Engagement –   William J. Auckland to Annie Yandle, daughter of Mrs Elizabeth Yandle [Yeandle]

4 September 1917
Page 1
c3    Died –   Henry C. King, Sept 2 – Photo
c4    Article –   Walter Alexander Chalk of Port Burwell
c5    Died –   Mrs Ada Lowe, 45th year, Sept 4, wife of Thomas Lowe
c5    Died –   KIA – Pte James Henry Smith, 22 years
c7    Died –   James Devlin, 53rd year, Sept 3
Page 4
c1    Died –   Isaac Titus, Sept 2, father of Charles & William Titus and Mrs Frank Louis
c2    Died –   Sister of Mrs Ben Smith
c4    Married –   Charles Edwin Chapman to Edith Maud Gorvett, daughter of John Gorvett
c4    Died –   KIA – Pte Frank Kilmer, Aug 19, son of A. Kilmer; brother of Emery, Kenneth and Edith Kilmer
c4    Died –   Mrs Emma Shehan, nee Burns, Sept 1, widow of James Shehan
c4    Died –   KIA – Pte Allen T. Rutherford, Aug 17, son of Thomas H. Rutherford
c5    Died –   KIA – Pte H. J. Leith
c5    Died –   KIA – Pte W. H. Jacques
c5    Died –   Clayton Albert Eveland, Sept 1, son of Samuel Eveland
Page 5
c1    Funeral –    Albert Bates, Sept 4, infant son of John Bates
c2    Married –   Charles Smale, son of Samuel Smale to Katherine Wilson, daughter of William Wilson
c3    Died –   James Samuel Devlin – Photo
c2    Died –   KIA – Lt Russell Stephenson Maclagan, 29 years, son of Mrs A. C. MacIndoe and the late Dr Peter R. Maclagan; brother of Mrs E. O. Boehmer
c7    Died –   James Samuel Devlin, 53rd year, Sept 3, brother of Mrs John McNeil
c7    Died –   Henry C. King, 77th year, Sept 2
Page 7
c1    Article –   Christian Church, Rev Lewis C. Hammond – Photo
c4    Article –   Edward Ginley of St Thomas and San Francisco
Page 10
c1    Died –   Margaret Cathleen Minahan, 26 months, Sept 4, daughter of John M. Minahan

5 September 1917
Page 1
c7    Died –   Angus McGugan, Sept 4, husband of Mrs McGugan, nee Todd; brother of Mrs Ford
Page 4
c2    Died –   Mrs James Rogers, 78 years, Sept 1
c3    Died –   Miss Bessie Logan, 22nd year, Aug 31, daughter of William Logan
c3    Died –   KIA – Gnr Clarence Palmer
Page 5
c2    Married –   L. Albert Ponsford to Mary Lavina Hepburn
c2    Married –   Stanley Clinton, son of George Clinton to Sadie Fowler, daughter of William & Jessie Fowler
c3    Died –   Bertram Oswald Willison, 2 months, Sept 4, infant son of Pte William E. Willison
Page 8
c1    Died –   Cecil Irvin Johnston, 7 months, Sept 4, infant son of John M. Johnston; brother of John M. and Alfred James Johnston
c1    Died –   Mrs Mary Elizabeth Owen, 87th year, Sept 3, widow of W. L. Owen; mother of Wade and Frank Owen, Mrs P. M. Green, Mrs William Ward and Mrs W. T. Hodgens
c1    Funeral –   Margaret C. Minahan, 2 years, Sept 4, daughter of John Minahan

6 September 1917
Page 1
c2    Married –   George M. Richardson to Nellie Marsh, daughter of Robert Marsh
c2    Married –   Albert Ponsford, son of A. E. Ponsford to Mary Lavina Hepburn, daughter of Malcolm Hepburn
c3    Died –   KIA – Pte Emerson Campbell, Aug 23, son of William Campbell, brother of Mrs Willard Wiles – Photo
c4    Died –   KIA – Pte Chester George Steen, 26 years, son of George Steen; husband of Mrs A. E. Steen who is a sister of Mrs E. H. Fiveash
Page 3
c3    Funeral –   James Devlin, Sept 5
Page 6
c1    Died –   Lemuel Snelgrove, 68th year, Sept 5
c1    Funeral –   Isaac Titus, Sept 5
c2    Died –   Angus D. McGugan, 55th year, Sept 4, son of Duncan & Mrs McGugan, nee McKay; grandson of John McKay; husband of Mrs Bessie McGugan, nee Todd; brother of Mrs James Ford
c3    Died –   Augustus Thomas, 95 years, Sept 5
c3    Married –   James Brown to Hazel Fern Dent, daughter of Joseph Dent
c4    Died –   Mrs Eliza Loney, 85th year, Sept 5, widow of Abraham Loney
c4    Married –   Albion Ross Hall to Edna Gertrude Shipp, daughter of William Shipp
c5    Died –   Archibald C. Kerr, 70th year, Aug 13
Page 7
c1    Funeral –   Bertram Oswald Willison, Sept 6, infant son of Pte Willison
c2    Born –   Son of Bruce Davis, Aug 31
c2    Born –   Lillian Mae Jones, daughter of A. L. Jones, Aug 20
c2    Born –   Son of Stafford Smith, Sept 4
c2    Died –   Mrs Eliza Loney, 85th year, widow of Abraham Loney
c2    Died –   Mrs Ada Lowe, Sept 4, wife of Thomas Lowe
c3    Engagement –   Edward Roy Wintermute to Eula Merle Cloes, daughter of W. Cloes
c3    Married –   Joe Bere to Alma Belle Nixon, daughter of Rev Dr and Mrs Margaret Nixon
Page 12
c2    Married –   Sydney James Bowey, son of Mrs Catherine Bowey to Florence Edna Wilson, daughter of Peter Wilson
c2    Died –   KIA – Pte Ralph Caldwell, son of James Caldwell; brother of Pte W. F. and Corp Elmer Caldwell and Mrs (Dr) Paton

7 September 1917
Page 1
c1    Died –   KIA – Sgt Bartley Gibson Lumley, 27 years, Sept 4, son of J. C. Lumley – Photo
c2    Died –   Malcolm Campbell, 89 years, Sept 7, son of John Campbell; husband of Mrs Susan Campbell, nee Cameron
c6    Died –   Walter Laing, 82nd year, Sept 6
Page 6
c1    Died –   KIA – Pte William J. Nagel, 22 years, Aug 14, son of James Nagel
c3    Died –   Miss Ada A. Sharpe, Sept 6, daughter of Mrs H. Sharpe; sister of Mrs Angus McCallum, Mrs Charles Fillingham and Harry Sharp
c3    Married –   James A. Tolmie, son of William Tolmie to Violet Corder, daughter of George T. Corder
c3    Married –   George Bradley to Dora Nevill, daughter of James Nevill
c4    Died –   Mrs Agnes Small, Sept 6, widow of David Small; mother of Mrs John Jones, Mrs W. J. Little, Robert, James and David Small
c4    Married –   Dan LeRoy Wilson to Edith Marjorie Hazen, daughter of Eugene Hazen
Page 7
c1    Died –   Mrs Sarah Pearson, 85 years, Sept 5
c1    Married –   Arthur Butcher to Frances Winfred Watson, daughter of Mrs Thomas Heard
c2    Died –   Mrs J. D. Thompson, daughte of Mrs George Scott; sister of Mrs O. C. Elliott
c6    Born –   Son of Sydney Hynd, Sept 7
c6    Born –   Elsie Laurine Corkell, daughter of George Corkell, Sept 4
c6    Born –   Daughter of M. D. McCrimmon, Sept 6
c6    Born –   Daughter of Duncan Campbell, Aug 30
Page 13
c2    Married –   L. A. Ponsford to Mary Lavina Hepburn
Page 14
c1    Married –   John O’Donnell to Mary Frances McSorley, niece of  Martin Donnelly
c2    Funeral –   Cecil Alvin Johnston, Sept 6

8 September 1917
Page 1
c2    Photo –   Fred S. Ferguson of Canadian Iron Foundries Ltd
c2    Photo –   Pte Chester George Steen of St Thomas – KIA
c3    Photo –   Thomas Charlton of Canadian Iron Foundries Ltd
c6    Died –   Bruce Wilbert Williamson, 52 years, Sept 7 – Photo
c6    Article –   Walter A. Chalk of Port Burwell
c7    Photo –   Lt Jack Doherty, son of W. B. Doherty of St Thomas
Page 4
c3    Funeral –   Angus D. McGugan, Sept 7
Page 8
c7    Married –   Ernest Hayes to Caroline May Walker, daughter of William Walker
Page 9
c3    Funeral –   Mrs Eliza Loney, Sept 7
c3    Funeral –   Mrs Ada Lowe, Sept 7
c5    Born –   Daughter of G. Pateman, Sept 1
c5    Funeral –   Miss Ada A. Sharp, Sept 9
c5    Funeral –   Bruce Wilbert Williamson, Sept 9
c5    Funeral –   Malcolm Campbell, Sept 10
c5    Memoriam –   Edith Busten, Sept 8 1916
Page 14
c2    Died –   Archibald Bell, 77 years, Sept 7, son of Archibald Bell Sr., husband of Mrs Elizabeth Bell, nee Cameron
c4    Photo –   Sgt Paul Cochrane, son of T. L. Cochrane of St Thomas

8 September 1917
Magazine Section
Page 5
c2    Photo –   Pte Cecil R. Stokes, son of W. J. Stokes of St Thomas
c7    Died –   KIA – Pte James Henry Smith, Aug 18

10 September 1917
Page 1
c6    Died –   Mrs J. C. Squance, nee Pincombe, Sept 7, daughter of John Pincombe
c7    Died –   Miss Katie E. McFadzean, Sept 2
Page 4
c1    Birthday –   Archibald Poustie of Aylmer, 82nd
Page 5
c3    Funeral –   Walter Laing, Sept 9
c6    Born –   Welham Earle Bell, son of W. & Lavella Bell, nee Freele, Sept 8
Page 8
c1    Married –   William A. Gant, son of J. Gant to Josephine Dietlin, sister of Dora Dietlin
c2    Funeral –   Bruce Williamson, Sept 10
c4    Died –   Mrs Mary Henry, 78th year, Sept 8, widow of John Henry; mother of Mrs Thomas Hopkins, Thomas Henry and W. J. Henry
c4    Funeral –   Miss Ada A. Sharp, Sept 9

11 September 1917
Page 1
c3    Married –   John Robert Sands, son of John Sands to Jessie Carter
Page 6
c1    Funeral –   Lemuel Snelgrove, Sept 9
c3    Died –   Lorne Pearce, Sept 10, son of John Pearce
c3    Married –   Everett William Trump, son of William E. Trump to Gladys Evelyn Baxter, daughter of J. L. Baxter
c3    Article –   Port Burwell – Walter A. Chalk, his sister Eva Chalk and uncle William Chalk
c3    Married –   George Bradley to Miss Neville, daughter of James Neville
c4    Died –   Mrs Rebecca Smoke, Sept 11, widow of Peter Smoke
Page 7
c6    Funeral –   Malcolm Campbell, Sept 10
c7    Memoriam –   Pte G. S. Luscombe, son of S. Luscombe, Sept 11 1916

12 September 1917
Page 1
c2    Died –   KIA – Pte Norman Ostrander, 19 years, son of Frank Willison; nephew of Angus Willison and Mrs W. Ferris
c4    Died –   John Monument, 50 years, Sept 11
c4    Married –   L. M. Berry to Pearl Ida Caughell, daughter of W. Caughell
Page 6
c1    Died –   Isaac Thomas, 56 years, Sept 11
c2    Died –   Frank Howe, 50 years, Sept 11
Page 7
c1    Funeral –   Eva Tomborskie, 11 months, Sept 12, infant daughter of Joseph Tomborskie
c1    Funeral –   Mrs Mary Henry, Sept 11
c2    Engagement –   Garnet S. Snider, son of I. R. Snider to May Evelyn Bath, niece of Mrs S. G. Little
c3    Born –   Richard Albert Allman, son of Alfred Allman, Sept 8

13 September 1917
Page 1
c5    Article –   Grant Harris, 11 years, son of Blake Harris of Lynhurst
Page 4
c1    Died –   Mrs Adam Laidlaw, 76th year, Sept 11, mother of Harry and George Mann and Mrs Charlton
c1    Funeral –   Thomas Dredge, Sept 12
c3    Married –   Charles Filmore to Florence Coraline Lacey, daughter of John Lacey
c3    Married –   Clarence D. McLean, son of D. McLean to Milias McKillop, daughter of Dr McKillop
c5    Born –   Daughter of D. Andrews, Sept 9
c5    Born –   Son of A. Swartz, Sept 7
Page 5
c2    Funeral –   John Monument, Sept 13
c2    Married –   Orlando T. Butcher, son of Mrs Elizabeth Butcher to Edith Irene Freeman, daughter of Samuel Freeman
c3    Engagement –   Benjamin J. Schultz to Agnes Johnston, daughter of Benjamin Johnston

14 September 1917
Page 6
c1    Article –   J. H. Gould purchases J. Mickleborough store in St Thomas
c3    Died –   Mrs Adeline Badgero, 72 years, Sept 13, aunt of William C. Berdan [Note: also spelled Badgeron]
Page 7
c1    Died –   Mrs Ann Handysides, 76th year, Sept 12, widow of Joseph F. Handysides; mother of Mrs E. Westcott, Mrs Fred Wright, Mrs Eberts, Joseph, James, George, John and Albert Handysides
c2    Married –   Robert T. Walker, son of H. Walker to Jessie M. McMullin, daughter of J. C. McMullin by the groom’s uncle Rev T. D. Denman
c3    Born –   Son of Edward Trim, Sept 7
c3    Born –   Son of Milton Heidt, Sept 9
Page 12
c2    Died –   Benson Dilts, 61 years, Sept 5, father of Roy and Charles P. Dilts; brother of Palmer, Joseph and Harmon Dilts

15 September 1917
Page 1
c1    Died –   Archibald Poustie, 82 years, Sept 15 – Photo
c4    Photo –   F. G. MacDiarmid of West Elgin
Page 4
c1    Died –   Mrs Amanda Learn, nee Luton, 71st year, Sept 14, daughter of John Luton; widow of Charles Learn
Page 5
c2    Born –   Son of Peter Joseph Kearns, Sept 7
c2    Born –   Daughter of John Ferrow, Sept 11
c3    Engagement –   Earl H. Ford, son of William Ford to Hazel Olive Small, daughter of Samuel Small
c4    Memoriam –   Chester P. Smith, Sept 16 1916
c4    Memoriam –   Thomas Henry Hawkins, Set 15 1916, by wife Mary Hawkins and children

15 September 1917
Magazine Section
Page 9
c1    Photo –   Pte Joseph E. Ripley of Yarmouth, father of Pte William J. Ripley
c2    Photo –   Pte Glen Clarke, son of William Clarke of Talbotville
c4    Photo –   Sgt R. G. Chambers of St Thomas
c7    Article –   by Thomas Hammond – Port Bruce
Page 11
c1    Died –   KIA – Pte John Acton of St Thomas, Aug 15
c2    Photo –   Pte Glen (Guy) Clarke of Talbotville; sister of Nina Clarke
c4    Died –   KIA – Pte James Stone Olde, Apr 9, nephew of Thomas Olde – Photo
Page 16
c6    Married –   J. D. Layman to Alma M. O’Brien

17 September 1917
Page 1
c1    Photo –   L. Corp Albert Edward Powles of St Thomas
c3    Photo –   W. St Thomas Smith of St Thomas
c3    Died –   Dr G. W. Ling, 74th year, Sept 16, father of Dr George Ling – Photo
c7    Photo –   L. Corp E. W. Sloan, son of W. J. Sloan of Iona; brother of J. R. Sloan of St Thomas
c7    Died –   Mrs Ellen Tapley, Sept 16, wife of Alfred Tapley; mother of George, John and Elsie Tapley
Page 4
c1    Funeral –   Archibald Poustie, Sept 17
c4    Died –   James Beattie, 83 years, Sept 16, father of William Beattie
c4    Died –   Benjamin Smith, Sept 17
Page 5
c7    Funeral –   Isaac Thomas, Sept 15

18 September 1917
Page 1
c2    Photo –   Frank Pineo of Malahide – Roads Supervisor
c5    Photo –   Pte Melvin Roy Blackburn, son of C. L. Blackburn of St Thomas
c7    Died –   William G. Collins, Sept 17
c7    Died –   Mrs Hannah Russell, Sept 18
Page 4
c3    Married –   Daniel Currie to E. L. Williams
Page 5
c1    Enlisted –   Walter F. Shingles of Fingal; Gordon Vaughan of Port Burwell and St Thomas; Howard Daniel Scott of St Thomas
c2    Died –   Mrs Margaret Beulah Hay, 83rd year, widow of John Gilman Hay; mother of M. G. and John Hay, Mrs Riley W. Youngs and Mrs H. D. Smith
c4    Born –   Daughter of P. C. Smiley
c4    Born –   Son of A. A. Brown, Sept 15
c4    Born –   Son of Frank McLarty, Sept 14
c4    Born –   Ivan Philip Schleihauf, son of Philip Schleihauf, Sept 17
c7    Died –   George C. Booth, 32 years, Sept 17

19 September 1917
Page 1
c2    Photo –   Rev W. A. Bremner of St Thomas
c2    Died –   Archibald McPherson, 45th year, Sept 19, brother of Daniel, Edward and James McPherson, Mrs E. Clarke and Mrs Rastall
Page 4
c1    Birthday –   Ephraim Skelding of Aylmer, 87th, brother of Mrs Ed Copeland
c2    Inquest –   Death of Adeline Badgero of Payne’s Mills
c3    Died –   Mrs Margaret Beulah Hay, Sept 17, widow of John Gilmour Hay
c4    Funeral –   Dr Ling, Sept 20
Page 5
c1    Enlisted –   Oscar Snider, brother of Mrs B. C. Harries
c2    Died –   Dr George Burnham, 75 years, Sept 17, son of Rev Mark Burnham who was a brother of Judge Ermatinger’s mother; his mother was Miss Bostwick, daughter of Col John Bostwick; brother  of Mrs P. D. Warren, John and Zechariah Burnham; uncle of George Burnham who was a son of Zac Burnham
c3    Married –   Miss Jean Buttery, sister of Mrs Charles R. Gundy
c3    Funeral –   Mrs Ellen Tapley, Sept 18
c4    Memorial –   Pte Frank Kilmer, son of Abram Kilmer
c7    Born –   Daughter of Ed Long, Sept 19
c7    Born –   Daughter of Francis & Grace Gregory, nee Higgs, Sept 13
c7    Funeral –   William G. Collins, 50 years, Sept 20
c7    Funeral –   Mrs Hannah Russell, 60th year, Sept 20, wife of Andrew Russell

20 September 1917
Page 1
c4    Married –   Clarence Rudell Southern to Eva Grace Sharrott, daughter of Frederick Sharrott
c4    Married –   John Clair Atkinson to Charlotte Jean Buttery
c4    Married –   Stanley C. Lucas, son of S. Lucas to Ina Marybelle Sanderson, daughter of W. K. Sanderson
Page 3
c2    Article –   Straffordville Fair
Page 6
c2    Married –   William H. Palmer to Elizabeth Maud Caven, daughter of C. F. Caven
c2    Married –   William J. Auckland to Annie Yeandle, daughter of Mrs Elizabeth Yeandle
c2    Married –   Bert G. Abbott to E. Muriel Hough, daughter of  Thomas Hough
c2    Died –   Wiliam Henry Cook, Sept 20, father of Lloyd, Cyril, Ethel, Cora and Ila Cook
Page 7
c3    Married –   Frank Burthwick to Carrie E. James, daughter of Morgan James

21 September 1917
Page 1
c2    Married –   Frank A. Sullivan to Ethel Catherine Hynde, daughter of Thomas Hynde
Page 4
c1    Died –   Mrs Ettie Berdan, nee Mills, 43rd year, Sept 17, wife of Peter Berdan
c2    Died –   Mrs Prudence Sophia Kerr, 61 years, Sept 15, wife of James Kerr
Page 5
c4    Funeral –   William George Collins, Sept 20
Page 6
c2    Married –   Ivan N. Wilson, son of J. H. Wilson to Violet Evelyn Tickell
c3    Funeral –   Dr George W. Ling, Sept 20
c3    Born –   Clinton Marwood Davis, son of R. Bruce Davis, Aug 31
c3    Born –   Daughter of John W. Butler, Sept 17
c3    Born –   Stillborn daughter and son of John McGregor, Sept 14
Page 7
c4    Funeral –   Mrs Andrew Russell, Sept 20
c4    Married –   James Baxter, son of Edward J. Baxter to Marion St Clair Leitch, daughter of St Clair Leitch
c5    Died –   Mrs Elizabeth Cole, 75th year, widow of Mathew Cole, mother of Mrs J. E. Scott

22 September 1917
Page 1
c3    Photo –   Amasa Wood Hospital Nursing Graduates – Miss Mary Malcolm; Miss Ella Anderson; Miss Rose Brunk; Miss Susie Dickout; Miss Lena Ewing
c4    Died –   James Mills, 93rd year, Sept 21, brother of Mrs Wigham and William Mills
c7    Married –   W. James Baxter to Marion St Clair Leitch
Page 5
c1    Enlisted –   James Anderson of Springfield, 18 years; Willie Scott of St Thomas, 23 years
c1    Died –   Robert Marlatt formerly of Vienna
c1    Married –   Lenus W. Williams to Kathleen B. Murphy, daughter of C. Murphy
c2    Died –   KIA – Pte Cecil Hynds, 22 years, Sept 3
c2    Died –   Mrs Elizabeth Cole, 75 years, Sept 21, widow of Mathew Cole
c2    Born –   Gertrude Eva Farr, daughter of W. Farr, Sept 18
c2    Born –   Son of John Layson, Sept 22
c2    Born –   Son of Clarence M. Smith, Sept 20
c3    Funeral –   James Mills, Sept 24
c3    Memoriam –   Charles Edward Kennington, Sept 22 1916
Page 7
c1    Died –   Ralph Turnbull, 65th year, Sept 20
c2    Article –   Wallacetown Fair
c3    Photo –   Mrs Helen Gunn of Wallacetown, 90 years
Page 8
c1    Married –   Gordon Legg to Mabel Learn
c3    Article –   Springfield Fair

22 September 1917
Magazine Section
Page 9
c4    Photo –   Sons of Abraham West of Houghton – all KIA – Pte A. R. West; Pte L. E. West; Pte B. J. West

24 September 1917
Page 1
c3    Photo –   Capt Alex Turner of St Thomas
c7    Died –   Seaman Charles Cross, 17 years, Sept 22
Page 4
c1    Died –   Mrs John Rowe, nee Crane, 64th year, Sept 23, mother of Ethel Rowe; sister of Mrs Waffle and Libby Crane
c2    Died –   R. Turnbull, Sept 20
c2    Died –   Allen Smith, 7 months, son of Pte Allen Smith
c3    Died –   George Morgan, Sept 21 – built the Incline Railway at Port Stanley
Page 5
c3    Born –   Daughter of M. A. Hendershott, Sept 22

25 September 1917
Page 1
c1    Died –   Mrs Lucy Barkley, 41 years, Sept 20, daughter of Richard Walmsley; wife of John Barkley; mother of Mrs Joseph Anderson, Lucille, John, Harold and George Barkley; sister of Mrs W. A. Coulter, Mrs Major and John Walmsley; aunt of Mrs Robinson
c3    Photo –   Capt N. H. McGillivray of St Thomas
Page 4
c2    Married –   Solon H. Walker to Hazel H. Matthews, daughter of John Matthews
c2    Funeral –   Robert Shipman, Sept 21, father of Mrs C. Martin
Page 5
c1    Sale –   Dake House, St Thomas from McLean and Sons to Richard Sanders
c4    Died –   Miss Catherine McArthur, 67 years, Sept 24, daughter  of Donald McArthur; sister of Duncan, Daniel, Alexander and Malcolm McArthur; aunt of Mrs Arthur Burke
c5    Died –   Edward Prebble, 76th year, Sept 23, father of Mrs William McIntyre, Mrs Orth, Mrs Thomas, Mrs Hill, Mrs J. Lemon and Mrs Griffith; uncle of H. Townsend

26 September 1917
Page 1
c1    Died –   Mrs Mary Jane Burdette, 67 years, Sept 25, widow of George Burdette
Page 4
c3    Article –   West Lorne School Fair

27 September 1917
Page 4
c1    Died –   Mrs or Miss Mary Garrett, 83rd year, Sept 26, aunt of Irving Garrett, Dr Roland Hill and Mrs John Millard
c2    Married –   Ralph Marlatt to Mrs Eda Russ
c2    Born –   Son of Charles H. Lorch, Sept 26
c3    Married –   Charles Tolmie, son of william Tolmie to Mary Brad, daughter of Allen Brad
c6    Died –   Angus G. McCallum, 56 years, Sept 26, father of V. R. McCallum
Page 8
c2    Article –   Wallacetown School Fair
Page 10
c1    Married –   Peter William Hooper to Bertha May Reid, daughter of James Reid
c3    Died –   KIA – Spr Harry Gwalter, July 24

28 September 1917
Page 4
c6    Married –   W. T. Davis to Edith Clarke, daughter of W. J. Clarke
Page 5
c2    Article –   Fingal Fair
Page 6
c3    Married –   John Smith to Louise Dimmock, daughter of Charles Dimmock and sister of Mrs J. W. Buck
Page 7
c1    Married –   Leslie Austin McNea to Rachel Blanche McConnell
c2    Engagement –   Robert P. McBride to Kathleen Lenore Robinson, daughter of G. W. Robinson
c2    Funeral –   Miss Catherine McArthur, Sept 27
c2    Funeral –   Mrs Mary Jane Burdette, Sept 27
c2    Born –   Daughter of Harry Phillips, Sept 22
c4    Article –   Aylmer Fair

29 September 1917
Last Edition
Page 5
c2    Died –   William Edward Vaughan, 15 months, Sept 29
c2    Memoriam –   Marguerite H. Freeman, Sept 29 1914
Page 7
c2    Article –   Aylmer Fair
c4    Died –   Miss Ella Herman, Sept 26, sister of Mrs Whitesell, Fred, James, Christopher, Albert and Edward Herman
c4    Anniversary –   Mr & Mrs J. E. Wellson of Ridgetown, 50th
c4    Married –   Samuel Boyce, son of Alex Boyce to Mildred McTavish, daughter of J. J. McTavish
c4    School Report –   Payne’s Mills
c5    Article –   Muncey Fair
Page 8
c1    Died –   Jason A. Williamson, 88 years, Sept 25
c1    Article –   Awarded Military Cross – Lt William L. McGeary, son of J. H. McGeary of St Thomas
c1    Died – KIA – Pte Francis C. Bennett, son of Mrs James Bennett

29 September 1917
Magazine Section
Page 9
c4    Article –   by Thomas Hammond – The Man Who Has Done More Than Any Other to Put Aylmer on the Map – David Marshall M.P. – Photo
Page 12
c1    Married –   Edward Roy Wintermute to Eula Cloes, daughter of Webster Cloes
Page 16
c4    Engagement –   Cyril M. Williams, son of George Williams to Mary E. ‘Minnie’ Baker, daughter of Thomas Baker

1 October 1917
Page 1
c2    Anniversary –   Mr & Mrs Arthur Giles of St Thomas, 25th
c6    Died –   Robert Edward Passfield, 53 years, Oct 1, father of Margaret Eleanor, Hilda Mary, Robert Edward, Cyril and Kenneth Passfield; brother of William and Mary Passfield
c7    Retirement –   Samuel Hunter of St Thomas
Page 3
c3    Article –   Aylmer Fair
Page 4
c1    Funeral –   Miss Garrett, Sept 29
c1    Funeral –   Angus D. McCallum, Sept 28
c1    Died –   James Quinn, 100 years, Sept 28
Page 5
c1    Died –   Jean Haight, 6 days, Sept 29, infant daughter of Arthur G. Haight
c2    Funeral –   William Edward Vaughan, Sept 30
c7    Born –   Lee Roy William Chambers, son of W. J. Chambers, Sept 28
c7    Born –   Charles Edgar Rowley, son of L. Glenn Rowley, Sept 26
Page 8
c3    Married –   Charles Haggan, son of James Haggan to Flora Gertrude Jenkins, daughter of E. C. Jenkins

2 October 1917
Page 3
c2    Article –   Bayham School Fair
Page 4
c3    Died –   Mrs Harry Cascadden, nee Daisy Caven, Oct 2
c4    School Report –   Orwell; Port Stanley
Page 5
c7    Born –   Daughter of H. Aitken, Sept 26
c7    Born –   Daughter of harry Smout, Oct 1
c7    Funeral –   Robert Edward Passfield, 53 years, Oct 4
Page 7
c3    Died –   Miss Martha Oatman, 43rd year, daughter of Jerome Oatman

3 October 1917
Page 1
c4    Died –   KIA – Pte Clarence McPhee, 21 years, Sept 23
c7    Died –   Miss Annie Young, Oct 2, daughter of late Mrs Lucy Young; sister of J. M., George A. T. F., and Lydia Young; aunt of J. Ellison Young
Page 3
c3    Article –   Rodney Fair
Page 4
c4    Born –   Daughter of Leonard Evans, Sept 28
Page 5
c2    Married –   William Arthur Withenshaw, son of James Withenshaw to Cora Millen Yeo, daughter of Thomas Yeo
c7    Born –   Daughter of Peter McCallum, Sept 27
c7    Born –   Son of Russell & Alice Urlin, nee Coates, Sept 28
c7    Funeral –   Robert Edward Passfield, Oct 4
Page 8
c3    School Report – Apple Grove; SS 6 Delaware: Corinth
Page 10
c1    Married –   G. M. Richardson to Nellie Marsh
c2    Died –   William A. Harris, 55 years, Sept 24, widow of Mrs Margaret Harris, nee Kerr; husband of Mrs Gertie Harris, nee Woodworth; father of Ernest J & Percival A. Harris and Norman E. Harris; brother of Edgar W. Harris

4 October 1917
Page 1
c2    Died –   Thomas Armstrong, 37 years, Oct 4, brother of Ernie Armstrong and Mrs George Carr; former owner of Empire Hotel
c3    Died –   Thomas Hardy Shore, 71st year, Oct 4
Page 4
c1    Died –   Mrs Hardy, Oct 3, cousin of John Rowe
c3    Article –   Mount Salem School Fair
c4    School Report – Sparta
Page 5
c2    Died –   Rev Henry T. Leslie, Oct 2, brother of Mrs J. A. Ross
c4    Died –   John Lumsden, Oct 3, brother of Dr Ernest Lumsden and William Wright
c5    Died –   Mrs Emma Brown, nee Matthews, Oct 4, daughter of Charles Matthews; wife of Charles M. Brown
c7    Born –   Laura Margaret McKnight, daughter of James Henry McKnight, Oct 1
c7    Died –   John Lumsden, Oct 3
Page 10
c4    Died –   Mrs Christian Hull, 81st birthday, Oct 2, wife of John D. Hull; mother of Thomas, James, Walter, Harry, Arthur, Frederick and George Hull, Mrs L. Sesser, Mrs J. Parkinson and Mrs A. Templer

5 October 1917
Page 1
c2    Photo –   Lt Martinell McLachlin of St Thomas, son of Robert McLachlin
Page 5
c3    Funeral –   Robert Edward Passfield, Oct 2
Page 6
c3    Fire –   Isaac Gilbert chopping mill at Fingal
c3    Married –   Earl Ford to Hazel Small, daughter of Samuel Small
Page 7
c5    Born –   Robert Eugene Forest, son of Chester Forest, Sept 28
c5    Born –   Ian Prescott Way, son of Ellwood Way, Sept 29
c5    Died –   Thomas hardy Shore, 71 years, Oct 4

6 October 1917
Late Edition
Page 4
c3    Died –   James Hayell, 40 years, Oct 5
c4    Died –   Dr F. H. Drake, 60 years, Oct 6, son of Dr Drake
Page 5
c2    Died –   Aaron Northcott, 71 years, father of Mrs R. Chapman, George H. and Walter Northcott
c3    Funeral –   Thomas Armstrong, Oct 5, son of John Armstrong of Buffalo and formerly proprietor of the Wilcox House, St Thomas; brother of James, Frank and Ernest Armstrong, Mrs George Carr and Mrs Forbes
c4    Died –   Mrs Johanna Learn, Oct 5, daughter of William Stevenson; wife of James A. Learn
c5    Died –   Louise Neave, 14 years, Oct 5, daughter of Mr & Mrs Neave
c5    Died –   Mrs Eliza Hewson, 85 years, Oct 5, widow of John Hewson; mother of William, Albert, George, Robert, J. C. and Nathaniel Hewson
c7    School Report – SS 12 Yarmouth
c7    Born –   Daughter of L. W. Hunter, Oct 6
c7    Born –   Daughter of Frank Jones, Sept 27
c7    Born –   Laura Margaret McKnight, daughter of James Henry McKnight, Oct 1
c7    Born –   Son of George Tupper, Sept 19
c7    Died –   Mrs Eliza Hewson, Oct 5
Page 7
c2    Article –   Yarmouth Heights School Fair
Page 8
c4    Married –   Ernest Russell Read to Nelles Candace Duncombe, niece of Dr Charles Duncombe

6 October 1917
Magazine Section
Page 9
c2    Photo –   Lloyd E. Paupst, son of Frank Paupst of Aylmer
Page 13
c3    Funeral –   John Lumsden, 40 years, Oct 5, son of William Lumsden
c3    Died –   Israel Delaire, 71st year, Oct 3, father of Mrs John A. Gillies, Mrs George Krause and Christie Delaire; brother of Mrs Dugald McLarty

9 October 1917
Page 1
c1    Photo –   Miss Myrtle McIvor, daughter of W. C. McIvor of St Thomas
c2    Died –   Philip Grant, 81st year, Oct 8
c4    Died –   Pte Frank Abdey, 27th year, Oct 2
c4    Married –   John Holmes Porter to Lillian Alice Baldwin
Page 3
c1    Funeral –   Mrs Charles Brown, Oct 6
c6    Died –   Infant son of Henry Miller, Oct 8
Page 4
c1    Article –   Aylmer High School Field Day
c4    Married –   David McMillan to Jessie McColl
c4    Died –   Pte Douglas McTavish, , 18th year, Oct 4, son of Rev H. W. McTavish; brother of May, Harold and Bert McTavish
Page 5
c2    Funeral –   Louisa Neave, Oct 8
c3    Married –   Clifford Edestrand to Mary Helen Dawson, daughter of Oliver Dawson
c3    Engagement –   J. A. D. Slemin to Margery Helen Sweet, daughter of Major Sweet
c4    Born –   Son of Claude B. Monteith, Oct 8
c4    Died –   Douglas Ashborne McTavish, Oct 4

10 October 1917
Page 3
c3    Article –   Delaware School Fair
Page 4
c2    Died –   Mrs Enoch Stanley, 90 years, Oct 9
c4    Died –   Mrs Margaret Carroll, 60 years, Oct 8, wife of Thomas Carroll
c4    Died –   Mrs Elizabeth Skidmore, 56th year, Oct 6, daughter of Mrs Mary Cole; wife of Edward Skidmore
Page 5
c3    Memoriam –   John Barrie, Oct 10 1916
c7    Born –   Leonore Isabel Doan, daughter of Leon Doan, Sept 30
c7    Died –   John Farley, 57 years, Oct 7
c7    Died –   Mrs Margaret Carroll, 61st year, Oct 8, wife of Thomas Carroll
Page 7
c3    Married –   Russell Milne Browne, son of W. B. Browne to Mabel Bowlby, daughter of Culver Bowlby
c3    Died –   Joseph Youmans, 76 years, Sept 26
Page 10
c1    Married –   Gordon Whalls to Edith McIntosh
c2    Married –   George Frederick Fisher, son of George Fisher to Margaret Jeanette Laingor

11 October 1917
Page 4
c1    Funeral –   John G. Lumsden, Oct 5, half brother of William H. Wright
c2    Died –   Miss Catharine MacDiarmid, Oct 10, sister of Hon. Finlay G. MacDiarmid
c2    Married –   Cyril M. Williams to Mary E. Baker, daughter of Thomas Baker
c2    Died –   Lyell C. Johnston, 49 years, Oct 10
c4    Died –   Miss Bella MacIntosh, 50th year, Oct 10, sister of Mrs Birchall
Page 5
c1    Funeral –   John Farley, Oct 11
c1    Died –   Bessie Snowden, Oct 8, daughter of Robert Snowden; sister of Robert, Brook and John Snowden; niece of Mrs L. Smith
c1    Married –   Frank D. Stover to Myrtle Viola Taylor, daughter of John Taylor
c3    Married –   John Harold George Courtois to Aleta Florence Harris, daughter of Stephen Harris
c3    Died –   D. J. Campbell, Oct 11
c7    Born –   Daughter of Mark Needham, Oct 8
Page 10
c1    Died –   Miss Belle McIntosh, sister of Mrs C. Burchell; niece of Mrs George Smith; cousin of Mrs Daniel Leitch

12 October 1917
Page 1
c1    Died –   Q. M. Sgt Edwin Desperques, 30 years, Sept 19
c7    Photo –   Pte Frank K. Gustin, son of Dr E. W. Gustin of St Thomas
Page 3
c1    Married –   Charles Haggan, son of J. C. Haggan to Flora Gertrude Jenkins, daughter of E. C. Jenkins
Page 6
c1    Died –   William Follick, 83rd year, Oct 10
c1    Died –   Thomas R. Glendenning, 70th year, Oct 12, father of Mrs Arthur Dell and Mrs James E. Shafer
c2    Married –   Sgt and Mrs George M. Bowey
c3    School Report – SS 27 Yarmouth
c4    Died –   Hugh Warren, 61 years, Oct 10
c5    Married –   Gordon Whalls to Edith McIntosh, daughter of N. McIntosh
c5    Article –   Fog Horn at Port Burwell
Page 7
c1    Funeral –   Mrs Lyle Campbell, 48th year, Oct 13, wife of D. J. Campbell
c2    Married –   Harvey F. Doan, son of Jehiel Doan to Edith Pearl Smith
Page 8
c3    Funeral –   Mrs Thomas Carroll, Oct 11
Page 11
c3    Died –   Mrs Thomas Adams, Oct 7
Page 12
c4    Died –   Pte Stanley Curtis, nephew of W. Hicks
c5    Died –   Pte Clifford Singer, brother of Pearl Singer; nephew of Mrs James Rodgers
Page 13
c3    Married –   George A. Coyne to Estelle Kiteley, sister of Rev W. M. Kiteley
Page 14
c2    Died –   Miss Bessie Sowden, Oct 8, daughter of Robert Sowden
c4    Born –   Son of George Blacklock, Sept 30

13 October 1917
Late Edition
Page 1
c3    Photo –   Pte Cecil Ramey, son of J. Ramey of Talbotville
c5    Died –   Mrs H. L. Williams, nee Milne, 34 years, Oct 13, mother of Gertrude and Peter Williams
c6    Died –   Mrs James Spence, nee Margaret Crawford, Oct 12, sister of James Crawford
Page 5
c2    Died –   James McAdams, 57th year, Oct 8, son of Mrs John McAdams
c2    Born –   Thomas Henry Laragh, son of Bert & Jennie Laragh, nee Williams, Oct 12
c2    Died –   Herbert Fluelling, Oct 12
c2    Memoriam –   Pte George Brooks Wilson, Oct 14 1916
c2    Memoriam –   Florence Agnes Bentley, Oct 14 1914
Page 8
c3    Born –   Daughter of A. B. Riddell, Oct 11
c3    Born –   Daughter of John A. Lyle, Oct 12
c3    Born –   Son of Hugh Berdan, Oct 3
c4    Died –   Herbert Fluelling, Oct 12

13 October 1917
Magazine Section
Page 9
c1    Photo –   Pte Frank Abdey of St Thomas
c5    Photo –   Lt Ralph Babbitt, son of G. W. Babbitt of St Thomas
c6    Photo –   Pte George White of Lawrence Station
Page 16
c4    Engagement –   Archibald McLellan, son of Dougal McLellan to Florence Neil MacVicar, daughter of Mrs Malcolm MacVicar [McVicar]

15 October 1917
Page 1
c1    Died –   Miss Fanny MacMurchy, 101 years, Oct 13
c1    Died –   David Stokes, 62 years, Oct 13
Page 4
c1    Died –   Norman Draper, Oct 14
c2    Died –   Eden Wilcox, 87 years, Oct 13, brother of Charles Wilcox
c3    Died –   Jerome Rapelje, 74th year, Oct 14
c3    Died –   James Norton, 73 years, Oct 13
c3    Funeral –   Miss Catharine MacDiarmid, Oct 12, daughter of Finlay & Margaret MacDiarmid, nee Munroe; sister of Mrs E. Smith, Mrs Saunders and F. G. MacDiarmid
c3    Died –   Mrs Linke Williams, 36 years, Oct 13
Page 5
c2    Engagement –   William Edward Locke, son of C. E. Locke to Zella Ferne Burton, daughter of E. Burton
c3    Born –   Son of J. Woodhouse, Oct 12
c3    Born –   John Frederick Hale, son of Mahlon Hale, Oct 5
c3    Born –   Son of Frank B. Freeman, Oct 10
c3    Died –   Jerome Rapelje, Oct 14
c3    Died –   James Norton, Oct 13
c6    Funeral –   Mrs D. J. Campbell, Oct 14
Page 7
c4    Married –   Edward George Legg to Mary Hester Oatman, daughter of Mrs Roache
c4    Married –   A. Russell Hewetson to Rosa M. Breithaupt, daughter of L. J. Breithaupt

16 October 1917
Page 1
c4    Died –   KIA – Pte Walter Boulding, 50 years, Oct 8, husband of Mrs E. J. Boulding, nee Bradley; brother-in-law of William H. Bradley and J. Small
c5    Photo –   Andrew D. McKenzie formerly of St Thomas
Page 4
c2    Married –   G. Edward Legg to Mary H. Oatman
c3    Married –   Hylton H. Cossey, son of H. I. Cossey to Florence M. Auckland, daughter of John Auckland
Page 5
c1    Birthday –   A. Rose of St Thomas, 76th
c3    Died –   Jerome Rapelje, Oct 14
c6    Funeral –   Herbert Fluelling, Oct 15

17 October 1917
Page 1
c1    Died –   Miss Frances McMackan, 18 years, Oct 16; sister of Corp McMackan and Margaret McMackan
c2    Died –   Mrs Alice M. Cowie, nee Pritchett, Oct 16, widow of Pte William Leslie Cowie
c2    Died –   Mrs Elizabeth McLeod, nee Dewar, wife of John McLeod
Page 4
c1    Funeral –   Mrs (Dr) Silcox, Oct 18
Page 5
c4    Funeral –   James Norton, Oct 16
c6    Memoriam –   Mrs James H. Paddon, Oct 17 1916
Page 7
c2    Article –   St Thomas Collegiate Field Day
Page 10
c4    Died –   Mrs Esther Ann Silcox, 67 years, Oct 16, daughter of Horace Brotherhood, wife of Rev Dr J. B. Silcox

18 October 1917
Page 1
c2    Anniversary –   Mr & Mrs John Hughes of Fingal, 50th – Photo
c5    Died –   William T. Gardner, Oct 18 – Photo
Page 4
c1    Funeral –   Mrs Sarah Miller, Oct 18, widow of Simon Miller
c1    Died –   John C. Kilmer, Oct 17, husband of Mrs Lavonia Kilmer, nee Roy
c1    Funeral –   Jerome Rapelje, Oct 17
c2    Article –   Queen’s Hotel, Dutton sold by A. D. Urlin to Minor Ronson
c3    Died –   John Cornish, 78 years, Oct 12
c5    Born –   Son of Stewart Phenix, Oct 9
c5    Born –   Daughter of William Scafe, Oct 9
c5    Born –   Daughter of Henry Buller, Oct 13
c5    Born –   Daughter of Joel Sutton, Oct 15
c5    Born –   Son of J. C. Revell, Oct 17
c5    Born –   Daughter of Rev W. E. Donnelly, Oct 15
c5    Born –   Son of Carman & Lucy Lefler, nee Grass, Oct 13, grandson of George Grass
c5    Born –   Willis Burge McCay, son of L. E. & Evelyn McCay, nee Trim, Oct 13; grandson of John Trim
Page 5
c5    Died –   Mrs Alice M. Cowie, Oct 16, widwo of William Leslie Cowie
c5    Inquest –   Miss Frances McMacken, Oct 16
Page 10
c2    Married –   Llewellyn B. Little to Flossie Henderson, daughter of James W. Henderson

19 October 1917
Page 1
c4    Military Cross – Lt Leonard Youell, son of George W. Youell of Aylmer
Page 6
c2    Funeral –   Miss Frances McMacken, Oct 18
c3    Died –   Mrs Nora Mannix, 76th year, Oct 18, widow of John Mannix; mother of P. Harrington, George Mannix, Mrs John Mannix, Margaret Mannix and Mrs Nora Eichele
c3    Born –   Son of Ted Jolly, Oct 12
c3    Born –   Daughter of Dennis Laur, Oct 13
c3    Born –   Son of Harry Cable, Oct 16
c3    Born –   Son of William McDonald, Oct 4
c3    Born –   Son of Charles Garvey, Oct 15
c3    Born –   Daughter of H. L. Charlton, Oct 17
Page 7
c2    Died –   Mrs William H. Johnson, nee Bingham, 57 years, Oct 9
c3    Born –   Son of B. Dolphin, Oct 19
c3    Died –   William T. Gardner, Oct 18
Page 9
c3    Died –   Mrs Hortense Smith, Oct 13, widow of Martin Tobin

20 October 1917
Late Edition
Page 1
c1    Photo –   Lt Roy Dubber, son of Thomas Dubber of Southwold
c2    Anniversary –   Arrival of Henry Coyne to Dunwich Township, 100th
c5    Photo –   Lt L. Youell, son of George W. Youell of Aylmer
c5    Died –   Charles Patten or Patton, Oct 20, father of Mrs Clarence Stewart and Miss Tillie Patton
Page 5
c1    Funeral –   Mrs Alice Mary Cowie, Oct 19
c3    Died –   KIA – Pte Donald Benjamin Landon, Aug 15, husband of Mrs Flora Landon
c7    Born –   Twin daughters of W. A. & Emma Alice Davidson, nee Reed, Oct 19
c7    Died –   William T. Gardner, Oct 18
Page 7
c3    Funeral –   Mrs Simon Miller, Oct 20
c4    Anniversary –   Mr & Mrs John McIntyre, nee Marinda Colley of Aldborough

20 October 1917
Magazine Section
Page 9
c4    Photo –   Canadian Baseball Team in England – George Richardson, son of W. H. Richardson of St Thomas; Capt Alex Turner; Stanley Douglas; Clark Roberts; George Taylor; Albert Lacey; Mr Wilson; Mr Gatecliffe
Page 14
c1    Article –   Monarch Knitting Company, St Thomas
Page 15
c2    Inquest –   Death of Miss Frances McMacken of Rodney
Page 16
c4    Married –   Mr & Mrs W. E. Turville, nee Elsie Hedley
c4    Funeral –   Frederick Heyd, nephew of Mrs R. Harland McConnell

22 October 1917
Page 1
c1    Photo –   Sgt Robert Weir of St Thomas
Page 4
c1    Died –   Edgar Zavitz, 62nd year, Oct 22
c4    Funeral –   William A. Gardner, Oct 21
c4    Died –   James Duncanson, 30 years, Oct 21, son of Peter J. Duncanson
c4    Died –   Mrs Annie Revell, 83rd year, Oct 21, widow of Henry e. Revell
c4    Died –   Mrs William Buchanan, mother of Leilia, Jessie, Grace and Edna Buchanan
Page 5
c1    Died –   Clayton Clayton, 3 months, Oct 21, infant son of Hartford Clayton
c2    Died –   Doran Thompson Henry, 27 years, Oct 19, son of Millson Henry
c5    Born –   Daughter of N. A. & Hazel Munro, nee Gooding, Oct 22
c5    Died –   Mrs Melissa Kenney, nee McIntosh, Oct 21, wife of Oscar Kenney
Page 10
c2    Funeral –   William Lewis, Oct 22, brother of Mrs William Foote

23 October 1917
Page 1
c3    Died –   Edward R. Flach, Oct 21, son of H. C. Flach; brother of Percy, U. J. and E. H. Flach, Mrs J. R. Burkholder, Irla Flach and Mrs E. D. White
Page 4
c3    Died –   James Barrett, 70th year, Oct 20
c4    Died –   Aaron Henry, 29th year, Oct 19, son of Mrs N. M. Henry; brother of Mildred, Imogene, Frances, Rachel and Malcolm Henry and Mrs A. J. Covert; survived by wife and son, not named.
Page 5
c3    Died –   Miss Mary Jane Mulligan, Oct 23, daughter of William Mulligan
c3    Memoriam –   Bernard J. McAteer, Oct 23 1910, by Dorothy, Frank and Alex
c3    Married –   Charles M. Anderson to Alice Maude Jolley, daughter of W. H. Jolley
c3    Died –   Edward R. Flach, Oct 21
c3    Died –   Mary Jane Mulligan, Oct 23
c4    Article –   Harvey Smeltzer of St Thomas
Page 7
c2    Inquest –   Death of William T. Gardner of St Thomas

24 October 1917
Page 1
c1    Photo –   Sgt James Connoy, son of James Connoy of St Thomas awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal
c4    Married –   William E. Locke, son of Charles Locke to Zella Ferne Burton, daughter of Edward Burton
Page 4
c3    Born –   Daughter of Russel Winskel
c3    Born –   Son of A. Rittenburg
c4    Died –   Mrs Thomas G. Ford, nee Gow, 58 years, Oct 23
Page 5
c3    Inquest –   Death of Charles Patton on Oct 20
c5    Article –   James Orchard and Alfred Clement visit former Shedden residents out West – Arthur Artrow; Mahlon Johnson a brother-in-law of Mr Orchard; Lewis Russell; Edward Clement; Friend Fowler; Fred Williams; Henry Russell
Page 9
c5    Married –   Roy Bancroft, son of D. W. Bancroft to Muriel Blaynet, daughter of Henry Blaynet
Page 10
c3    Funeral –   Mrs Catherine Gunn, nee McAlpine, 83rd year, Oct 23, wife of William Gunn
c3    Funeral –   Mark Burford, 77 years, Oct 23

25 October 1917
Page 1
c4    Married –   Harvey Elwood Bainard to Edna E. Atkinson, niece of G. W. Firth
c5    Died –   James W. Pressey, 58 years, Oct 6
c7    Died –   Wesley Smith, Oct 24, father of Arthur and Ernest Smith, Mrs J. Claus, Annie and Blanche Smith
Page 3
c6    Married –   James Galbraith to Elsie Lockwood, daughter of James Lockwood
Page 4
c5    Died –   KIA – Pte Ephraim W. Hanna, 40 years, Sept 15, son of Rev Ephraim Wesley Hanna
Page 5
c3    Engagement –   Robert Tansley to Zelpha Rose Woolley
c4    Married –   Albert Gillett to Mrs D. Laur, sister of Mrs D. Liddle
c4    Born –   Son of Joseph Johnson, Oct 23
c5    Married –   Cecil Roy Reinhardt to Cora Blanch Smith
c5    Married –   A. S. Blight to Alice Marion Patterson
c5    Married –   Harry J. Hebblethwaite, son of David Hebblethwaite to Mabel Rose Ryckman, daughter of Neil Ryckman
c7    Died –   Abner Wesley Smith, 77th year, Oct 25
c7    Memoriam –   Pte William Gledhill, Oct 25 1916
Page 7
c2    Married –   Archibald McLellan to Florence Neil McVicar
c4    Article –   Muncey Fair
Page 10
c1    Died –   William Earl German, 8th year, Oct 24, son of Harry German; grandson of Mrs William German
c2    Funeral –   Charles Patton, Oct 23

26 October 1917
Page 1
c1    Died –   Mary Irene Crowder, 22 months, Oct 25, daughter of Hartford Crowder
Page 6
c1    Funeral –   Edgar Zavitz, Oct 24
c1    Married –   Daniel B. Jones to Alice Young, daughter of R. J. Young
c2    Died –   Dougal McCallum, brother of Miss C. McCallum
c3    Died –   Mrs Martin Hall, Oct 22, daughter of Mrs Hannah Smith; mother of William Eva and Mabel Hall; sister of Freeze Smith, Mrs Woofenton and Mrs McPhail
Page 7
c1    Funeral –   Miss Mary Jane Mulligan, Oct 25
Page 8
c4    Died –   John S. McColl, 87 years
c4    Died –   Mrs Henry Sifton, nee Margaret Watkins, Oct 20
c4    Died –   Auld Willey, 25 years, son of Lot Willey
c4    Died –   Mrs Margaret McFadden, 74 years, widow of John McFadden
c4    Funeral –   Francis A. Wigle, 73rd year
c6    Died –   Miss Fannie McMurchy, 100 years
Page 10
c1    Died –   Mrs William Buchanan, nee McGregor; mother of Grace and Edith Buchanan, Mrs Bradley and Mrs Thexton
Page 12
c2    Died –   David Stokes, 62 years, Oct 13
c3    Died –   James C. Duncanson, 30 years, son of Peter Duncanson
Page 14
c3    Died –   John Crinklaw, Oct 20, husband of Mrs Jane Crinklaw; father of John Crinklaw; brother of Mrs Frank Anderson

27 October 1917
Page 1
c1    Died –   William Angle, Oct 25
c4    Photo –   Rev John Currie of Knox Church, Belmont
Page 3
c3    Married –   Duncan Houston, son of John Houston to Mildred Evelyn McDonald, daughter of A. McDonald
c4    Married –   D. Lowrence Messecar, son of William Messecar to Miss Knill, daughter of William Knill
Page 4
c3    Died –   George W. Wilcox, 76 years, Oct 27, proprietor of the Dominion Hotel
Page 5
c2    Funeral –   Billy German, Oct 25, son of Harry German; aunt of Mrs Frank Mann
c2    Anniversary –   Mr & Mrs Runchey of Bridgeburg, 33rd
c3    Will –   Estate of J. J. Foy; Mrs Daisy Madeline Peterson

27 October 1917
Magazine Section
Page 9
c1     Photo –   A. Jones, brother of John Jones of St Thomas
c3    Article –   Some Pioneer Reminiscences of West Elgin by the late William Coyne
c7    Photo –   Pte T. J. Butterfield of St Thomas, son of Mrs C. Butterfield
Page 13
c4    Married –   James Robert Collver to Louisa Lazelle Beemer, daughter of Harry C. Beemer
c4    Married –   Irvine Eberle, son of L. Eberle to Jean Bell Urquhart, daughter of H. R. Urquhart

29 October 1917
Page 1
c7    Died –   Mahlon Culver, 96 years, Oct 27
c7    Died –   Mrs Anson Howey, 78th year, Oct 27, mother of Mrs A. Lang, Mrs W. Thurguland, William, Kate and Charles Howey
Page 4
c1    Died –   Dr A. McArthur, Oct 24, son-in-law of W. S. Case
Page 5
c1    Funeral –   Mahlon N. Culver, Oct 29, father of Mrs Baker
c1    Married –   Thomas Ford Kingsmill, son of T. F. Kingsmill to Margaret M. Campbell, daughter of Duncan A. Campbell

30 October 1917
Page 1
c2    Photo –   Ewin Cameron of St Thomas
Page 3
c1    Died –   Miss Mary Ann Dyer, 81 years, Oct 28, cousin of Miss Gurd
Page 6
c2    Died –   Mahlon Culver, 95th year, Oct 27
c3    Died –   Charles A. Roloson, 85th year, Oct 27
Page 7
c7    Funeral –   George W. Wilcox, Oct 29
Page 12
c1    Married –   Harry Mark Roberts to Sylvia Cora Edison

31 October 1917
Page 4
c3    Died –   Thomas Fowler, 65 years, Oct 30
c3    Died –   Augustus Spencer, 72 years, Oct 29
c4    Died –   Edward George Fairbrother, 80th year, Oct 30
Page 5
c1    Died –   James Learn, 60 years, Oct 30
c2    Married –   George Wegg to Frances May Abdey
c3    Died –   Daniel J. McArthur, 69 years, Oct 30, brother of Mrs Catherine Poole, Alexander, Dugald and James McArthur
c7    Article –   Lt I. C. Atkin, son of W. I. Atkin of Springfield – awarded Military Cross
c7    Born –   Daughter of J. A. Facey, Oct 31
c7    Born –   Daughter of F. A. Lemon, Oct 30
c7    Born –   Son of F. E. Dunn, Oct 28
Page 8
c6    Died –   Mrs Charles Martini, nee Schneckenburger, Oct 31
c6    Died –   John Cunningham, 32nd year, Oct 30, nephew of John McArthur