Etc. -- James North's 1920 news report
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A lightly edited partial transcription of the Port Dover column on page 1 of the 22 Jan 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper. 

Saturday morning, as James North had not been seen outside for some hours, the house in which he resided was broken into and the searchers found him dead in bed.

The deceased was subject to heart trouble and though rigor mortis had set in, he could not have been dead many hours, as, in addition to the fire in a gas stove, the fuel in the coal stove was still burning.

Rumors to the contrary having been circulated, we are in a position to state authoritatively that there were sufficient provisions in the house, plenty of good bedding and as regards warmth, the stoves which were buring fully answer that question.

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