MRS. GEO. CARD
On 11 May 1919 after an
illness of nine months, Mrs. Geo. A. Card passed away, and was
buried in the cemetery at Tillsonburg. Deceased was born and
eduated in Detroit, Michigan, where she taught domestic science
and art and was much interested in Sunday School work.
ODDFELLOW IN NORFOLK DIES AT DELHI
Delhi -- The oldest
Oddfellow in Norfolk County, in the person of Isaac Lang, who died
at the home of his son-in-law, Samuel Spencer, was laid to rest in
Delhi Cemetery on 13 May 1919.
The late Mr. Lang, who was in his 82nd year, was a member of the
Independent Order of Oddfellows for nearly 55 years.
Port Burwell Lodge officiated at the grave and members of the
order were present from several neighboring lodges.
A quiet but pretty wedding
was solemnized in St. Paul's Church, Ft. William, 13 May 1919,
when W. Morley Knowles vice-principal of Francis Street School,
was united in marriage to Miss Evelyn S. Beacall of Rapid City,
The bride, was becomingly gowned in grey genesta over white
georgette, and black picture hat, was attended by Miss DeGroat,
while Mr. Edgar Eade supported the groom.
Mr. Knowles is well-known as a former member of the 133rd
Battalion, and it was while recovering from wounds received
at Vimy Ridge that he met Miss Beacall.
The many friends of the young couple wish them much joy and
happiness in their married life.
OF AGED HOUGHTON MAN
The death occurred on 12
May 1919 of an esteemed resident of Norfolk County in the person
of Mr. William Harries of Houghton, after two weeks' illness of la
grippe. Deceased was in his 85th year.
He was a member of Cultus Methodist Church, and was always willing
to help as far as health would permit.
For him the approach of death had no fear, and he triumphantly
passed away to the land where there is no sickness, leaving two
sons and six daughters to mourn the loss of a dutiful
The funeral was sheld in Cultus Methodist Church on 17 May 1919
and was attended by a large company of friends.
Service was conducted by the Rev. J. W. Chapman, assisted by Mr.
Rolph of the Cultus Baptist Church.