Oxford Journal, August 10, 2011

From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, published Wednesday, 10 August 2011.

In The News, page 4.

Ten Years Ago
Wednesday, August 8, 2001.

Died - Mildred R. DOWE, 77, Mapleton, August 6.
Died - Angus Ewart "Mac" MCLELLAN, 84, born in Westchester, August 4.
Died - Winnifred "Pearl" EMBREE, 94, Amherst, formerly of Springhill, August 4.
Died - Mabel Hilda CHAPMAN, 99, Pugwash Junction, August 1.
Died - Doris Lorraine "Sissie" GRAHAM, 70, formerly of Waverley, August 1.
Died - Rebecca Kennedy MATTHEWS, 85, formerly of Springhill.
Died - Albert Edward MCDERMOTT, 92, South Brook, August 1.

Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, August 14, 1991.

Died - Ronald Harold WARK, born in Westchester, August 6.
Died - Basil VAN EMBER, 87, Oxford, formerly of Port Philip and Pugwash, August 9.

Thirty Years Ago
Wednesday, August 12, 1981.

John R. MACQUARRIE of Pugwash was elected president of Clan MacQuarrie Association of Atlantic
Canada at the association's recent founding meeting. Mr. MacQuarrie is a noted expert in
Scottish history and genealogy and has actively promoted the preservation of Scottish culture
for years.

Mr. and Mrs. Laurie LEADBETTER, Mount Pleasant, and two children are homeless following a fire
which destroyed their mobile home Monday night.

Died - Mrs. Mary Agnes (Atkinson) ANGUS, 85, West Linden, August 8.
Died - Lloyd Chesley ADSHADE, 80, Little River, July 29.
Died - Griffin S. MOORE, 65, Oxford, August 1.

Forty Years Ago
Thursday, August 19, 1971.

The Oxford Town Office has been moved to its new quarters in the former Oxford Post Office.

On August 8 about 400 people gathered in the Pioneer Cemetery in Oxford to take part in a
service paying tribute to the pioneers and founders of Oxford and area.

Died - Mrs. Harold PETTIGREW, 64, Westchester August 5.
Died - Fraser HOLLIS, 20, the result of a car accident, Oxford, August 11.

Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, August 10, 1961.

Waverly Construction Co. has started work on a new bridge at Northport. The old bridge has been
closed to heavy traffic for some years.

The Wentworth Valley Motel has reopened and is under new management.

Died - Lester Leroy TURNER, 60, South Pugwash, July 14.

Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, August 23, 1951.

S.E. ROGERS and Sons have sold their electric sawmill on Lower Main St. to J.B. ALCORNE of Bear
River, NS, who moved the machinery away.

Mr. and Mrs. Victor MARCHANT attended the Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association convention at
Winnipeg.

Died - Mrs. Custer STONEHOUSE, 74, former postmistress at Millvale, August 14.
Died - Mrs. S.P. WOOD, 83, whose husband was a merchant at Port Howe for many years, Linden,
August 20.

Seventy Years Ago
Thursday, August 7, 1941.

Eight Nova Scotia units of the Canadian Army Reserve Force moved into Aldershot Camp by special
trains last weekend for thirty days training.

Mrs. Sarah HUNTER, highly esteemed resident of South Oxford, celebrated her 92nd birthday on Monday.

Those receiving Pass Certificates as the result of the Provincial Exams written at Oxford High
School in June were William EMBREE, Helen BORN and Luella TEED.

Approximately 500 soldiers from nearby Debert Miltiary Camp rioted at the Truro fair on July 31
and practically demolished Frank ELLIOT's Amusement Shows. Only the ferris wheel was left standing.

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

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OBITUARIES, page 8 and 9.


TUTTLE, Phyllis Joan, 76, Lower Wentworth, Monday, August 1, 2011. Born in Lower Wentworth,
daughter of the late Sherman O. and Minnie (Marshall) Tuttle. Survived by sister Shirley
Tuttle, Lower Wentworth. (Obit has photo)

MATHESON, Ritchie Sheridan, 70, Little River, Sunday, August 7, 2011. Born on September 20,
1940, Millvale, son of the late Clifford and Vida (Mooring) Matheson. Survived by his wife of
50 years, Carol (Gordon); daughter Claire (John) Chisholm; sons Allan (Serena) and Gordon
(Sheila); brother Edwin (Dyan); sisters Gail Matheson, June (Danny) Wood and Elinor Peers (Doug
Ferdinand). Predeceased by sisters Glenda and Janice; brother Bruce; father and mother-in-law,
Clarence and Margaret Gordon. (Obit has photo)

SUMARA, Charles Vincent, 94, Wolfville and formerly of Oxford, Tuesday, August 2, 2011. Born in
Joggins, April 9, 1917, son of the late Frank and Ottillie (Lazarz) Sumara. Survived by his
wife of 66 years, Eva (West); daughters Diane (Grant) McAllister, Halifax; Nancy (Charles)
Purdy, Malagash; brother Ron, Springhill. Predeceased by brothers Albert, Albin, John and Edward.

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

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In MEMORIAM, page 21.

ANGOWSKI, Rita, who passed away July 23, 2000.
DICKIE, Vaughn, who passed away August 7, 2003.
POLLEY, Dr. Earl E., twice wounded war veteran in the North Novis, died July 21, 1995. And Lois
Lockhart, died Dec. 1999.
STEVENS, Daisy, who passed away August 8, 1990.
HUSTON, four daughters, Bonnie-Gael, Lynn, Lexie, and Heather. (no dates)







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