Oxford Journal Newspaper, June 12, 2013

From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, Wednesday, 12 June 2013.

In The News, page 4

Ten Years Ago
Wednesday, June 11, 2003.

Died - Isabel Conway Murray SIMPSON, 102, Springhill, June 5, in All Saints Springhill Hospital.
Died - Isabel Martha THOMPSON, 90, Springhill, June 8, at the Senior Citizens Complex, Springhill.

Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, June 16, 1993.

John and Nellie VAN DER WEIL bought the Pugwash Home Hardware on June 1 from Bob BONA of Enfield Home Hardware.

Died - Ronald Claude PALMER, 75, West Wentworth, June 8, in Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax.

Thirty Years Ago
Wednesday, June 15, 1983.

Died - John Geoffrey NIX, 68, formerly of Collingwood, May 11, at Clearwater, BC.
Died - Fred A. JOHNSON, 84, Oxford, June 13, in All Saints Hospital, Springhill.

Forty Years Ago
Thursday, June 14, 1973.

Lightning on Wednesday evening caused a spectacular fire when the Cumberland County Exhibition arena was destroyed.  The flames spread to the 4-H Club barn which was badly gutted.  Firemen succeeded in controlling the blaze before it spread to the nearby curling club.

Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, June 13, 1963.

Rev. and Mrs. Ross CRIBBIS and three girls left for Provindence, RI.  Mr. Cribbis was pastor of the Oxford Church of the Nazarene for three years.

Earl JAMIESON and Phillip OXLEY who were fishing lobsters out of Wallace became lost in fog on June 6 and eventually landed at Point Prim, PEI.

A meeting of persons interested in forming a historical society was held at Pugwash on June 4.

Died - Mrs. Owen FARNAN, 72, the former Oressa REID of Oxford, June 8, at Timmins, ON.

Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, June 18, 1953.

Claude E. THOMPSON was installed as president of Oxford Home and School Association on June 12, succeeding president G. W. MCLELAN.

Donald O. MATTINSON, formerly of Pugwash, has been appointed postmaster at Shearwater, Halifax.

To provide space for his steadily expanding business, Mark A. GILLIS is building a 30-ft extension on the rear of his store at Pugwash.

Died - W. Russell SLADE, 43, pastor of the Kentucky Baptist Church, a native of Oxford, June 13, at Kentucky, ON.
Died - George Wesley RIPLEY, 80, formerly of Port Howe, May 31, at Canal Flats, BC.
Died - William THOMPSON, June 16, while delivering mail at Streets Ridge.

Seventy Years Ago
Thursday, June 17, 1943.

At the institute rally at Nappan on June 10, Mrs. A. SMITH, River Philip, was elected president for the coming year.

Eight months after building began, the U.S. Alaskan Highway was completed months ahead of schedule and opened to military traffic.

Graduation exercises for Oxford High School will be held in the Capitol Theatre tomorrow evening.

Died - Thomas P. FRASER, 78, well-known manager of the Sterling Hotel, Oxford Jct., June 9, in Amherst.

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

OBITUARIES, page 8 and 9.

JOUDRIE, Mary Jane, 63, Tatamagouche, June 7, 2013.  Born in Earltown, daughter of the late Walter and Allie (Murphy) Ross.  Beloved wife of Truman, mother of daughter, Tanya (Charles), Little Brook, Digby Co.; son, Dwayne (Ardelle), The Falls, brothers, Brian (Julia), Woodstock, Ontario; Rayburn (Marilyn), Langley, BC; sisters, Wanalda (John) Parsons, Cobourg, Ontario; Curty (Ron) Brewer, Oromocto, NB; Belinda (James) Craig, Perth, Ontario; Winnie (Kenneth) Coulter, Wallace Station.  (Obit has photo)

WAUGH, Earl K, Hamilton, Ontario, Tuesday, April 30, 2013.  Born in East Wallace on November 16, 1916, only son of the late Rufus and Laura Waugh.  Survived by relatives in Waltham, Mass., Southern Ontario and Nova Scotia.  (Obit has photo)

MOORE, Leonard M, 61, Oxford and formerly of Westchester, Wednesday, June 5, 2013.  Son of the late Alfred and Villa (Parker) Moore.  Survived by daughters, Stephanie (Mac) Hawco; Amy (Chris) MacDonald; Laurena Moore; Chelsea Moore, all of Oxford; sons Jeremy Moore (Lisa), Westchester; Travis Moore (Andrea), Wentworth; sisters, Janice Gilroy, Amherst; Dora (Claude) Delisle, Ontario; brother, Donne (anita), Truro.  Predeceased by sister in infancy, Laura Lee; nephew, Raymond Gilroy.  (Obit has photo)

CURRY, Douglas M, 76, Wentworth, Wednesday, June 5, 2013.  Born in Amherst, son of the late John and Margaret (Estabrooks) Curry.  Survived by wife, the former Betty Patriquin; daughter, Diane Morin, Cornwall, ON; sisters, Barbara Gould, Amherst; Diane Fitzgerald, Shediac, NB; Carol Ann Crossman (Bill), Amherst; Linda (Jimmy) Hawkes, Amherst; brothers, John (Diane), London, ON; Wayne (Marilyn), Elmira, ON; Gary (Sharon), London, ON.  Predeceased by son, Byron in 2011.  (Obit has photo)

NOTE:  These are not full obituaries, full obituary (Jpeg image) by request.

In MEMORIAM, page 21.

WOOD, Harold, who passed away June 16, 2008.
LANGILLE, Raymond David, who passed away June 13, 2000.
HUDSON, Duncan and Doreen.
WOODLAND, Ella, who passed away June 16, 2001.
ALLEN, Hector, who passed away June 10, 2010.
KING, Bobbie, who left us on June 17, 1986.