Oxford Journal, August 22, 2007

From The Oxford Journal Newspaper, published Wednesday, 22 August 2007.

In The News, page 4.

Ten Years Ago
Wednesday, August 27, 1997.

Died - William Irving MUNDLE, 87, prominent funeral director, Pugwash,
August 24.
Died - Burns Sheldon PALMER, 75, West Wentworth, August 18.
Died - Jessie G. BROWN, 90, Amherst, formerly of Westchester, August 20.
Died - Carl Preston MERLIN, 77, Springhill, August 20.
Died - Hanna Gertrude RUSHTON, 71, Oxford, formerly of Westchester,
August 24.
Died - Doris Mae CHIPMAN, Tatamagouche, August 23.

Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, September 2, 1987.

Died - Cecil George MOORE, 76, Little River, August 31.
Died - Gerald Austin ANGUS, 72, Wallace, August 28.
Died - John Arthur JOHNSON, 98, Malagash, August 27.
Died - Elaine Rose HALVERSON, 60, Pugwash, August 27.
Died - Arthur (Morell) MacKenzie DARRAGH, 88, Linden, August 25.
Died - Ronald George TOOKE, 65, Westchester,August 27.

Thirty Years Ago
Wednesday, August 31, 1977.

Miss Betty Jean CHAPMAN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Carter,
graduated from the Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing on August 19.

Died - George Ernest BLACKIE, 53, Pugwash, August 29.

Forty Years Ago
Thursday, August 24, 1967.

The Wallace River United Baptist Church has been repaired and
repainted. A rededication service was held Sunday, August 27.

The East Leicester United Church observed its 111th anniversary service
on Sunday, August 27.

Died - George HASSELL, 66, Pugwash.
Died - John Wylie COLBOURNE, 86, Collingwood, August 6.

Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, September 5, 1957.

Work is progressing at Wallace School where a third classroom is being
prepared. Owen LANGILL is the carpenter in charge.

Died - J. Baxter ROBERTSON, 93, former Warden and Cumberland County
Councillor for 36 years, Fox Harbour, August 24.

Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, September 4, 1947.

J.D. MCGREGOR, who until recently was station agent at Oxford, assumed
his duties at Oxford Jct.

on August 28.

Died - John W. WARK, 86, Westchester Station, August 28.
Died - George Alexander MACPHERSON, 81, a valued employee of Oxford
Furniture Company for 35 years, South Oxford, September 1.

Seventy Years Ago
Thursday, September 9, 1937.

The subgrading work on the Truro Road has been completed as far as
Rollie MATTINSON's. The subgrading will continue as far as Hudson's Cabins.

Oxford Creamery has had its busiest season this summer. Production of
butter during June, July and August totalled 200,000 pounds.

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


BUDD, Clifford Burton, 77, Collingwood, Sunday, August 19, 2007. Born
in New Scotland, Westmoreland Co., NB, son of the late Wilfred H. and
Annie (Randall) Budd. Surviving are his wife, the former Olive May
Mercer; children Stephen Budd (Carlene), Saint John, NB; Norma Jones
(Eric), BC; Michael Budd, Rexton, NB. Brothers, Clarence Budd
(Eleanor), Cecil Budd, both of Moncton, NB; Winston Budd (Wanda), Saint
John, NB; sisters, Marjorie Rand (Charles), Moncton, NB; Edna Bagnell
(Ansley), Truro. Predeceased by his first wife, the former Marjorie E.
Seaman; son David W. Budd; brother Gordon Budd.

IVES, Betty Lou, 57, Halifax and formerly of Oxford, Sunday, August 12,
2007. Born in Saint John, NB; adopted daughter of the late Roy and
Isabel (McCabe) Cumming. Survived by her husband, John Ives; foster
brother, Fred Milner, Oxford; foster sister, Helen (Byron) Reade, Oxford.

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

In MEMORIAM, page 21.

SMITH, Jack, who passed away August 25, 2006.
PATRIQUIN, Loran, who passed away August 16, 2003.
COLBORNE, Eric P., who passed away 40 years ago, August 5, 1967.
PALMER, Robert Burns, who left us suddenly August 25, 2006.