Oxford Journal, July 25, 2007

From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, published Wednesday, 25 July 2007.

In The News, page 4.

Ten Years Ago
Wednesday, July 30, 1997.

About 150 people gathered at the Calvary United Church in Port Howe
Sunday, July 27, to help clebrate the church's 100th anniversary. To
commemorate the occasion, a 4 x 7.5 foot stained glass shadow box was
dedicated in memory of church founders Andrew and John MACKAY.

The Bethany United Church in Thomson celebrated its 100th anniversary
with a special service on Sunday, July 27.

Died - Charlotte Jean Clarke DOBSON, 77, Westchester, July 28.

Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, August 5, 1987.

Pugwash firefighters were called to a fire at the home of Mrs. Margaret
Grace on Wednesday afternoon at about 4:15 p.m. The home and its
contents were destroyed.

Died - Leonard GILES, 77, Wentworth, July 28.

Thirty Years Ago
Thursday, August 3, 1977.

Died - Mrs. Roy ADSHADE (nee Violet Duncan), 52, Oxford, July 29.
Died - James Frederick ANNIS, 72, Wallace River.

Forty Years Ago
Thursday, July 27, 1967.

Flight Lieutenant Calvin MYATT left on July 14 by plane for three years
in Germany as Commanding Officer of Unit 4 Wing.

Died - Frank M. SMITH, 89, Pugwash, July 18.
Died - Gordon S. JOHNSON, Williamsdale, July 20.

Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, August 8, 1957.

With a discus throw of 104 feet and a shot put of 38 feet 8 inches, Jean
SLADE of Oxford set new records in Nova Scotia Track and Field at
Aldershot on August 3.

More than 300 residents of the Pugwash district staged a picnic at the
cottage of Councillor Ivan PURDY, West Pugwash, to honor their
distinguished native son, Cyrus EATON, who was presented with an oil
painting by Pugwash artist Mrs. Leona MACLEOD. An address of
appreciation was given by Harlow HOLLIS.

Railway postal service between Oxford and Pictou will soon be abandoned
in favor of a motor transport service.

NOTE: There is nothing further on any of the above.

OBITUARIES, page 8 and 9.

WILLIS, Agnes Mable, 97, Amherst, formerly of Oxford, Wednesday, July
18, 2007. Born in Springhill, daughter of the late James and Mary
(Robins) Greene. Survived by daughter Carol (Harold) Smith, Toronto;
granddaughter Leslie (Ian) Peach, Ottawa. Predeceased by husband
William; brothers, Harry, John, Arthur, Edgar and Norman; sisters Ivy
and Jean Greene, Phyllis Gaillard and Dorothy Sherry.

FAHEY, Alden Murdock, 94, Oxford, formerly of Mount Pleasant, Tuesday,
July 17, 2007 in Moncton Hospital. Born in Mount Pleasant, son of the
late Albert S. and Janet I. (Dickie) Fahey. Surviving are daughter
Kathleen I. Hollis (Winston), Tobermory, ON; son Philip M. Fahey,
(Stella), Mount Pleasant; dear friend and companion G. Frances Rushton.
Predeceased by wife, Laura Jane Mayne, a son in infancy; brother Vaughn
Fahey; sister-in-law, Freda Fahey.

MATTINSON, John "Jack" W., 91, Attleboro, Mass., formerly of Oxford,
October 10, 2006. Born in Rock Bay, BC, son of the late William and
Sybil (Sutherland) Mattinson. Survived by wife, Eleanor Perry; sister
June Cameron, Amherst. Predeceased by brothers, Carmen and Douglas;
sisters, Helen Seaman, Jean Wells, Mary Laurie and Edith Brown.

FRASER, Jean Elizabeth, 88, Amherst, Monday, July 16, 2007. Born in
Wallace Bay, daughter of the late Harvey and Dorothy (Smith) Mitchell.
Survived by two sisters, Myrna Mundle, Pugwash, and Pearl (Fred) Russell
of Wallace Bay; one brother, Gerald (Ramona) Mitchell of Moncton.
Predeceased by her husband Lloyd of 48 years; two brothers, Merlin and
Sherman Mitchell.

LEWIS, George Edward, 78, Fenwick, Thursday, July 19, 2007 in QEII
Halifax Infirmary. Born in Hartford, son of the late J. Archibald and
C. Winnifred (Carter) Lewis. Survived by his wife, Isabell Mae
Crawford; daughter Karen M. Lewis (Jeff), Dartmouth; son Calvert E.
Lewis (Lynn), Truemanville. Sisters, Frances Rushton, Oxford; Beulah
Langille, Wallace; Edith Bailey, Dartmouth; brothers, Gerald Lewis
(Ida), Oxford; Russell Lewis (Lauris), Amherst; Cecil Lewis, Pugwash.
Predeceased by brother Stanley Lewis.

PORTER, Annie Florence, 75, Oxford Junction, Monday, July 16, 2007.
Born in Springhill, daughter of the late Earl and Helena (Halliday)
Chapman. Surviving are sons Layton G. Porter (Marylee), Amherst; Gordon
A. Porter (Betty), Oxford Junction; Ronald F. Porter (Jeannie), Halifax;
Gerald A. Porter (Ann), Amherst; Charles E. Porter, Oxford Junction; A.
Douglas Porter (Judy), Ottawa, ON. Sisters Isabella Lovely (Jack),
Southampton; Shirley Rector, Amherst; brothers William Chapman,
Springhill; Ralph Chapman (Grace), Oxford. Predeceased by her husband
Erick Allister Porter in 1977; brother Earl Chapman in infancy.

NOTE: These are not full obituaries. Full obituaries by request.

In MEMORIAM, page 21.

LLOY, Eric, who passed away July 12, 2005.
ANGOWSKI, Reta, who passed away July 23, 2000.

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