SAMUEL SOWDEN PASSES
There passed away on Monday of this
week one of the pioneer residents of the district in the person of Mr.
Samuel Sowden of Woodhouse Gore.
He had been in failing health for
the past three months and seriously ill for about three weeks.
Besides his wife, deceased is
survived by two sons and one daughter:
Elliott Sowden of Port Arthur,
Perry Sowden at home, and
Mrs. Keith Mabee of London.
Deceased was born in the town of
Paris, Ont., 69 years ago, but for over 50 years has lived here in the
Township of Woodhouse.
In politics he was a Conservative,
a successful farmer, a kind and obliging neighbor and one of the most
highly respected residents of the community.
The funeral to Oakwood Cemetery was
held yesterday afternoon, the service at the house and the graveside being
conducted by Rev. D. A. Moir.
The pall-bearers were Messrs.
E. R. Matthews, John Chadwick, Joseph Gilbertson, Wesley Lewis and Charles