Jan. 12. -- The death occurred in Delhi on Tuesday,
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of David Gilford Adair, a much esteemed resident, in his 85th
He was born in Beamsville,
Ont., but moved near Delhi when only three years of age, living on the
farm now occupied by Joseph Bell. He attended school in a schoolhouse
on the farm where the orchard now is, and also walked to Delhi school.
For the greater part of his life he has lived in or near Norfolk
Mr. Adair was
known as a kind father, a loving friend, and an upright citizen. In
politics he was a staunch Conservative. His love for and knowledge of
a good horse is well known, as he has owned and driven some of the
best in his day.
married to Mary Josephine Thomas, who predeceased him in 1907. He is
survived by five children: Morris of Otterville, Edwin and Rozella of
Chicago, James of California, and Mrs. Earle G. Dale, at whose home he
services were conducted on Friday.
Rev. D. D. Jamieson conducted the
services, bringing a comforting massage from the 90th Psalm. He was
by Revs. Edwin Lee and G. S. Cassmore. Burial took place in
the Delhi Cemetery.