Oxford Journal, November 5, 2008

From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, published Wednesday, 5 November 2008.

In The News, page 4.

Ten Year Ago
Tuesday, November 10, 1998.

Jim Hatheway Ford Mercury Sales Ltd. officially opened its new Robert
Angus Drive dealership Saturday, November 7.

Alan RUSHTON received a plaque of appreciation for his 30 years of
dedicated service to the Oxford Fire Department.

Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, November 9, 1988.

Vernon Augustus (Tip) REES, 70, of Roslin, died of a massive coronary
thrombosis following a short scuffle on Main St., Oxford, early Saturday

Mr. Greg WEST, Principal of Oxford schools, tendered his resignation
effective the end of December to accept a position as superintendent in
the New Brunswick school system.

Died - Herbert VANBUSKIRK, 82, Oxford, November 4.
Died - Virginia MILLER, 80, Oxford, November 8.

Thirty Years Ago
Wednesday, November 15, 1978.

Died - Norman RUSHTON, 89, Westchester Mountain, November 12.

Forty Years Ago
Thursday, November 7, 1968.

The old Livingstone Bridge at Wallace Harbour will probably not be
placed back in operation this winter. The bridge has been closed since

Mr. Russell MACDONALD of Oxford had his hand badly injured when a tire
rim let go while being filled with air at Ernest MACKAY's Shell Service
station on the Oxford Junction Road.

Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, November 13, 1958.

A tragic car accident on Upper Main Street, Oxford, on November 6,
claimed the life of Robert Fraser MACCULLOCH, 19-year-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Harold MacCulloch, Oxford.

Two hundred fifty searchers combed the woods at North Greenville
yesterday looking for Jack GRIFFITHS, a 38-year-old Amherst man who is
missing after leaving his hunting camp Monday morning.

Davis and Swan have purchased the former Dufferine Hotel lot which will
be used for parking.

Hendrick KNOL, a native of Holland but now a very successful farmer at
Oxford, received his Canadian Citizenship papers last week.

Ivan PURDY, Williamsdale, has bought a mill from Loran PATRIQUIN of
Greenville and is setting it up near the site of the old water mill
which was owned and operated by the late Thomas W. PURDY.

Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, November 18, 1948

At a meeting of the Williamsdale Home and School Association on November
8, B.R. HALL, Inspector of Schools, presented a silver cup to the school
for having made the most improvement to school and grounds during the year.

Died - James Alvin REID, 62, prominent farmer and lumberman, Little
River, November 11.
Died - Millege Tuttle RUSHTON, 89, South Oxford, November 12.

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

OBITUARIES, page 8..

TERRIS, Cecil Douglas, 73, Springhill, Thursday, October 30, 2008. Born
in Springhill, son of the late Cecil and Juanita (Brown) Terris.
Survived by sister, Eunice White, Springhill; brother John Terris,
Attleboro, Mass.; long-time friends Louise and Terry Davies,
Springhill. Predeceased by sister Queenie Vance.

GILBERT, Grace Etta, 80, Amherst, formerly of Springhill, Saturday,
November 1, 2008. Youngest daughter of the late Alfred and Annie
(Henwood) Quinn. On September 3, 1946, Grace married Kenneth Gilbert,
who passed away on November 6, 2000. Survived by children, Linda
(Richard Wallace) Jackson, Mount Pleasant; Annie (Alan) Schurman,
Kentville; Florance (Wayne) Spence; Angel (Mark) McCormick; Ken (Lil)
Gilbert Jr., all of Springhill; sisters, Rozie Chatfield, Springhill,
and Mary Henwood, Amherst. Predeceased by her husband Kenneth Gilbert;
sisters, Isabel, Violet, Sadie, Lila; brothers, Willie, Frank, John, Alfie.

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

In MEMORIAM, page 21.

HAYWARD, Elsie Forrest, who passed away November 5, 2004.
MATTINSON, Lila E. (Peggy), who passed away November 10, 1998.
GODFREY, Gordon, who passed away November 4, 2000.
BLACK, Shirley I., 1923 - 1992.

Those who gave their all for the cause of peace and in honor of those
who continue their mission today.

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