is our painful duty to record the death of two
more of our citizens.
At his home at Bealton, on
Sunday, 25 Feb 1917,
there died Sylvester Slaght, in his 76th year. The
deceased was a well-known and highly respected
citizen at that neighborhood for many years.
He is survived by by a
sorrowing widow, one son, William, on the homestead, and three
Mrs. H. Barber of Saskatchewan,
Mrs. R. Y. Parmer of Townsend, and
Mrs. S. [Goodale] of Teeterville,
to whom the sincere sympathy of their
many friends is extended.
Mrs. Slaght is a sister of
Mrs. Thomas Anderson
On Saturday night, when
about to retire,
Mrs. Hannah Cunliffe [sic], aged 70 years, collapsed
and expired almost instantly, and without being
able even to speak.
Although the deceased had,
for a long time been
failing in health, owing to diabetes, she did not
seem to be any worse of late.
The funeral took place at
Mrs. Cunliffe was a member
of the Waterford Baptist Church and when able was a faithful