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Lightly edited transcriptions of page 6 articles from the 22 May 1919 Simcoe Reformer.


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.


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, Manitoba.
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.



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 father. 
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.


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