Etc. -- October 1918 News
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The following is from page 1 of the 24 Oct 1918 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

William Wilson's daughter Blossom Madeleine, 
2 years 5 months, died 17 Oct of influenza.
Nelson Sloat, 52, formerly of Simcoe, died at his home in Galt on 17 Oct. Survived by wife, sons and daughters.

Mrs. Lucy Youmans' sister, Mrs. Mitts neice, and Mrs. Frank McGilvery's cousin: Miss Ruth Bond of Brantford, has died of influenza.

Mr. Peter Griffin, 94, of Windham is recovering from yet another stroke. His mother, Mrs. Hannah Griffin, died in 1895 in her 97th year.
Mr. Joseph Chanda, 69, died 12 Oct at his home in Lynedoch. Funeral 14 Oct to St. Mary's Cemetery. Mourned by wife, seven children, a sister in Simcoe.

The wife and family of Pte. Stephen Joseph Medai of the 133rd Battalion were reported suffering from the epidemic last week. Lillie, 7, died 16 Oct. Mother and another daughter Frances Kate, were taken to the Emergency Hospital Friday. Frances Kate died Sunday at the hospital. The others are recovering. 
Father Nagle officiated the funerals of the two girls.

Eric Carter of the Dominion Gas Co.,, his wife and 
three children, all with influenza were taken to the Emergency Hospital Friday. Eric died there Sunday. 
He was buried Tuesday in Oakwood Cemetery. His wife's sister, Mrs. Ernest Winter was also near death, but is recovering. Eric's parents live in Woodhouse, a mile from Simcoe.

Mrs. Luella May Douglas, 35, wife of Albert Douglas 
of Woodhouse, died in Brantford Hospital on 17 Oct.  

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