Oxford Journal Newspaper, July 25, 2012
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From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, Wednesday, 25 July 2012.
In The News, page 4
Ten Years Ago
Wednesday, July 24, 2002.
David TEED of Kolbec returned from the 2002 Canadian Special Olympics Summer Games in Prince
Albert, SK, with a silver medal in the 400 metre track event.
Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, July 29, 1992.
Died - Ralston Arnold THOMPSON, 64, born in Little River, July 7.
Thirty Years Ago
Wednesday, July 28, 1982.
Died - George Alexander MACLEOD, 79, River Philip, July 25.
Forty Years Ago
Thursday, July 28, 1972.
Thursday, July 27, marked the grand opening of Ron and Sally's spacious new store in the former
Davis and Swan building at the corner of Main and Water Streets.
Died - Ritchie Tuttle VAN AMBURG, 91, formerly of Oxford, July 21.
Died - Annie Laura RUSHTON, 87, Williamsdale, July 12.
Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, July 26, 1962.
L.A.C. Ray HERRETT and his wife and two children returned home last week after spending four
years in France. They are spending a month's leave with his mother, Mrs. Guy Herrett, River
Philip, and her father Mr. Merl Hayes, Springhill. Mr. Herret will be stationed with the
R.C.A.F. at Summerside, PEI.
Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, July 31, 1952.
Milford (Mutt) WOOD of Oxford was one of 18 Nova Scotia marksmen who qualified at Bedford to
represent the province at the Dominion Rifle Shoot at Ottawa. At Bedord he placed 13th out of
Seventy years Ago
Thursday, July 30, 1942.
Due to the extreme shortage of gasoline, Mr. J. A. PATTERSON of Oxford, well-known salesman for
Rundle Products, has covered 1,500 miles by horse and wagon in the past six weeks on his
Additional A.R.P. equipment arrived in Oxford during the past week, including two electric
sirens which were installed and tested on July 23.
Miss Rose KING, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George L. King, River Philip, has been serving as an
army nurse in Great Britain. She has been appointed matron of a Canadian Army Hospital in England.
NOTE: There is nothing further on any of the above.
OBITUARIES, page 8 and 9.
HANSON, Maxwell Sheldon, 78, Wentworth, Sunday, July 22, 2012. Born in Wentworth, son of the
late Arthur and Gladys (Redmond) Hanson. Survived by his wife of 49 years, former Carold
Hayman; sister Eileen Canfield, Tatamagouche; brother-in-law Arden (Maxine) Hayman, The Falls.
Predeceased by his parents and sister Jane Daly. (Obit has photo)
OUDERKIRK, Joyce Lillian, 66, Scotsburn, formerly of MacLellan's Brook, Pictou Co, Tuesday, July
17, 2012. Born in Middleboro, daughter of the late Henry and Mattie (Seaman) Ouderkirk.
Surviving are her daughters Elaine (Donald) Pitts, Edmonton, AB; Kim Pye (Lee Ormerod),
MacLellan's Brook; brother Dean (Irene) Ouderkirk, Middleboro; sister Darlene (Mel) Adshade,
Pugwash. Predeceased by her sister Betsy in infancy; brothers Kenneth and Austin. (Obit has photo)
MOORE, Roma Ferin, 79, Springhill, formerly of Valley Rd., Friday, July 20, 2012. Born in
Springhill, daughter of the late Ira and Dora (Bigney) Davis. Missed by her son Wayne Moore
(Marlene) Salt Springs; brothers Harold and Lloyd; sister Dorothy Canning (William); grandson
Brent; granddaughter Andrea. Predeceased by her husband Gordon; brother Everett.
HUNT, Ralph Lorenzo "Bob", 89, Tatamagouche, and formerly of Wentworth, Sunday, July 22, 2012.
Born in Stellarton, son of the late Jack and Lila (Rushton) Hunt. Survived by his wife of over
64 years, the former Marion Barclay; sons Bobby (Francie), Tatamagouche; David (Ethel),
Tatamagouche; Brian (Linda), New Annan and Tatamagouche; Gordon (Sheila), Truro; daughters
Charlotte Hunt, Tatamagouche;; Mary Ann (Calvin) MacDonald, and Janet (Ian) MacLennan, both of
Blues Mills, NS. Predeceased by brothers Harold and Wallace; grandsons Jonathan Quigley, Danny
Hunt and Baby Hunt. (Obit has photo)
BROWN, Arlene D, 80, Springhill, Friday, July 20, 2012. Born in Springhill, daughter of the
late John and Olive (Wheaton) Rushton. Missed by her daughters, Vicki Porter, Springhill;
Valerie (Doug) Reynolds, Little Forks; Wendy (Wayne Smith) Porter, ON; Kelly (Doug) Williams,
Springhill. Predeceased by her husband James "Bud" Brown; brothers John, Donald, and a brother
in infancy; sisters Duretta, Grace and Flora May.
WADE, George Francis, October 26, 1941 - July 18, 2012, Tatamagouche. Born in Montreal, to the
late Charles and Evelyn Wade. Surviving are his wife Ola (Sarty); daughter Cathy Rafters,
Tatamagouche; Son Christopher (Donna); sister Gina (Mac) Grant, Ontario; brother-in-law Bernard
Denaut, Montreal. Predeceased by brothers Ralph and Ross, sister Lorna. (Obit has photo)
NOTE: These are not full obituaries, full obituary by request.
In MEMORIAM, page 21
ANGOWSKI, Reta, July 23, 2000.
TERRIS, Landan Carman Otis, July 19 - July 21, 2010.
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