Simcoe, 2 Apr -- One of
Simcoe's business men passed away early on Saturday after a three week
illness, in the person of Mr. Albert A. Culver, to the extreme regret of
a large circle of friends.
was the son of John Culver of Woodhouse and grandson of Adam Culver, and
was born 48 years ago in the township of Woodhouse.
was a farmer in Townsend township for some years and later came to
Simcoe, where he established his business as men's outfitter.
was married to Miss Maud Challand of Norfolk County, who survives, with
their two sons,
Leigh and Lloyd.
brother and sisters survive him:
William of Indiana, Charles of Chicago,
James of Detroit, Mrs. Habel of Chicago,
and Mrs. Samuel King of Simcoe.
and James arrived on Saturday morning,
just too late to see their brother alive, their train having been
Mr. Culver was
first stricken with inflammatory rheumatism, peritonitis, jaundice and
pneumonia later arising, and this complication of diseases so sapped his
strength that not even his normally strong and robust constitution could
successfully combat the toxins generated by them.
Culver was a Methodist, a Liberal, and also belonged to two lodges: the
Oddfellows and the Masons.
was always keenly interest in amateur sport, especially baseball and