Etc. -- Thomas Forsyth killed
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 4 article in the 15 Apr 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

Fatal Accident in Houghton

A deplorable accident occurred in Houghton on Tuesday, 30 Mar 1920, whereby Thomas Forsyth, a well-known and highly respected resident of the township, met his death.

Deceased, who owns a portable sawmill, had recently started sawing in the woods and had been in the sawdust pit adjusting some of the machinery.

When emerging therefrom, he was caught in the belting and whirled in a horrible manner before the engine could be stopped. He lived only a few moments after the accident occurred.

Deceased was about 40 years of age, and is survived by a widow and six children. 

He was an adopted son of the late Thos. Forsyth, and  resided at Forsyth's Corners, near Port Burwell.

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