Oxford Journal, January 5, 2005

From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, dated Wednesday, 5 January 2005.

News 10 Years Ago
Wednesday, January 11, 1995.

Died - Millie WALSH, 83, Collingwood, December 16.

News 20 Years Ago
Wednesday, January 2, 1985.

Died - Knowlton Robert REDMOND, 56, West Wentworth, December 25.
Died - Reginald Leake GALE, 57, West Leicester, December 26.
Died - Frances Evelyn (TERRIS) WHITE, 69, Tatamagouche, December 25.
Died - Ross D. TAYLOR, 86, Williamsdale, December 23.

News 30 Years Ago
Thursday, January 2, 1975.

Died - Mrs. Ivan (Jessie Mildred SMITH) CAMPBELL, 76, Folly Lake, native
of East Wentworth, December 29.
Died - Ludvik BERNATIK, 75, Oxford, December 28.
Died - Joseph DUGAN, 70, Tatamagouche, December 26.

News 40 Years Ago
Thursday, December 31, 1964.

Mr. Payson DOBSON, Westchester, and Mr. Ross RUSHTON, Oxford, were
injured in a single-car accident at Pugwash on Christmas night.

Died - Wilfred ISENOR, 89, Oxford, December 25.
Died - Ralph Bain MCMULLEN, 67, Millvale, December 16.
Died - J. Harvey VANBUSKIRK, 72, Pugwash, December 5.

News 50 years Ago
Thursday, December 30, 1954.

Cyrus EATON, Cleveland, Ohio, industrialist, is planning to open his
home in Pugwash as a Home for Thinkers starting next summer by inviting
leading US, Canadian and British scholars.

Murdock OXLEY was installed as 1955 president of Seaside Branch 204
Canadian Legion at Wallace.

Died - Fred H. GILLIS, 87, Pugwash, December 18.
Died - Mrs. Louisa Cunningham SMITH, 82, a resident of Pugwash for 50
years, widow of the late William SMITH.

News 60 Years Ago
Thursday, December 28, 1944.

The employees of the Oxford Foundry Co. received a fine bonus at
Christmas from their employer, Mr. H.W. WOOD.

Died - James Bickford PATTON, 73, Northport, December 23.
Died - Mrs. George GILLIS, 93, Oxford, December 20.
Died - Senator Hance J. LOGAN, 84, Parrsboro, member of the senate for
Nova Scotia since 1929.

News 70 Years Ago
Thursday, January 3, 1935.

A wildcat was shot in Mrs. Chas. E. JOHNSON's woodshed at Collingwood on
December 30.

President E.L. BENT of the Oxford Curling Club officially opened the
season on December 27 with an "At Home" followed by two games.

NOTE: I have nothing further on any of the above.

OBITUARIES

SHIRLEY, Margaret Merle (RECTOR) (THOMPSON), 92, Pugwash. Born in River
Hebert, daughter of Gordon A. and Mamie B. (NUTTALL) RECTOR. Husband -
1st, late David R. THOMPSON. 2nd - late Alton L. SHIRLEY. Children -
Eileen, Gordon, Josephine, David, predeceased by son Charles B.
Thompson. Step-children - Melva, and predeceased by Cleveland and
Bernard Shirley. Siblings - twin sister Georgina, Aileen, and
predeceased by Beatrice, Dorothy and Gordon.

EMBREE, William "Brent", 62, Thursday, December 23, 2004 at Mississauga.
Wife - Shirley SMITH. Children - Angela and Trevor. Siblings - Wilma,
Kenneth, Carol, Kathryn and late Roger.

HEBB, Marjorie "Joan", 78, Port Howe, Thursday, December 30, 2004. Born
in Halifax, daughter of Arthur and Dorothy (CORKUM) WEAGLE. Husband -
late Thomas Harold "Hallie". Children - Linda, Sheila, Terry (male),
Thomas, David. Siblings - Doreen, Donna, Gerry and predeceased by
Judson and Ronnie.

LEMIEUX, Irene Georgia (CARTER), 84, Joliette, Quebec, December 13,
2004. Born in Springhill, daughter of James and Clara (TEED) CARTER.
Husband - late Robert. Children - Raymond, Albert and late Ronnie.
Siblings - Cecil Carter, James Carter, Melvin Carter, Ronald Trenholm
and predeceased by Velma. Predeceased by her stepfather Robert Trenholm.

TATTRIE, Ida Mae, 91, Tatamagouche, December 26, 2004. Born in Bible
Hill, daughter of Frederick and Bertha (GEDDES) CAMPBELL. Husband -
late David. Children - George, and predeceased by daughter Audrey.
Siblings - Edna, and half-siblings - Faye, and Jimmy.

SHUBERT, Lavona Dorothy, 46, River Philip, Monday, January 3, 2005.
born in Springhill, daughter of Melvin B. and Elaine E. (Cambell)
SKIDMORE. Companion - William CHAPMAN. SON - Christopher SHUBERT.
Siblings - Clara, Marina, Patsy, Nancy, Cathy, Esther, Blair, and
predeceased by Glenda Darlene, Robert, Maxwell, Johnathan, and William
Joseph in infancy.

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In MEMORIAM

BRIGGS, Diane (PATRIQUIN), who went to better place on January 1, 1996.
LLOY, Reggie, who passed away January 1, 1963.
MACDONALD, Eileen, who passed away January 4, 2003.
FORSHNER, Bill, who passed away January 1, 2002.
JOHNSON, Walter, 1935 - January 11, 2002.