Oxford Journal Newspaper, August, 20, 2014

From the Oxford Journal Newspaper, Wednesday, 20 August 2014.

In the News, page 4

Ten Years Ago
Wednesday, August 18, 2004.

Died - Byard Winslow THURBER, Pugwash, on August 13, in the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Pugwash.
Died - Margaret Fraser MACLEOD, 86, Pugwash, August 15, in East Cumberland Lodge.
Died - Mary Elizabeth CARTER, 79, East Leicester, August 16, in the Cumberland Regional Helath Care Centre, Amherst.

Twenty Years Ago
Wednesday, August 24, 1994.

The Canadian Salt Co. Ltd. has bought the abandoned CN rail line from the mine to Route 6 and is constructing a road along it to the mine terminal.

Starting September 4, callers will have to dial the 902 Nova Scotia area code for long distance calls, including those within Nova Scotia.

Died - Margaret Gordon, 88, August 21.
Died - Evelyn Dill MACLEOD, 93, Gulf Shore, August 17.

Thirty Years Ago
Wednesday, August 15, 1984.

Died - Carvell Lorenzo STONEHOUSE, 66, Bible Hill, August 11.  He was a native of Middleboro.

Forty Years Ago
Thursday, August 22, 1974.

The Nova Scotia Government has decided to negotiate for the purchase on the defunct Malagash Grain Ltd., drying and storage elevator at Bayhead, N.S.

Last Sunday morning the Wallace area congregation voted to carry out interior decorating at the W. Bridge Church.

Died - William Oswald RHUDE, 77, Wallace River, August 14 in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche.

Fifty Years Ago
Thursday, August 13, 1964.

Died - In Alberta recently, Roy Lockhart PURDY, 77, formerly of Leicester.
Died - At L.F.M. Hospital, Tatamagouche, on July 31, Charles Tupper PURDY, of Westchester Station, 77.
Died - At the V.G. Hospital, Halifax, July 31, Charles H. FERDINAND of Westchester, age 62.

Sixty Years Ago
Thursday, August 19, 1954.

King Copper Mining Corporation, which holds mineral rights on 222 square miles in the Oxford area, is offering shares for sale at New York.

The Oxford Journal, which was located on Water St. for many years, has moved to larger quarters in the former Oxford Garage on Rideau St.

Died - At Port Howe on August 2, Donald CAMERON, 72.
Died - At Wyvern on August 6, Mrs. Garnet COLBORNE, 52.
Died - At Wallace Bay on July 28, Lars Peter HANSEN, a native of Denmark.

Seventy Years Ago
Thursday, August 27, 1944.

John HASTIE, age 17, of Upper Dorchester, lost his life by drowning at the upper breakwater, Oxford, on August 13.

Seven large buildings including two stores, three dwellings and six smaller structures, were destroyed by fire at River Hebert on August 13, with loss estimated at $50,000.

Seven building were destroyed by fire at River John on August 16, with loss estimated at $15,000.

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

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OBITUARIES, page 8 and 9.

SCOTT, Marian Alberta (Brown), Royal Court, Riverview, NB, passed away August 17, 2014, formerly of Oxford Junction.  Born in Kemptown, NS, the 8th child of 13, daughter of the late Daniel and Rachael (Christie) Brown.  Survived by 6 children; Shirley Nauss, Riverview, NB; Carolyn Scott, Truro; Nettie (David) Soley, Economy; Carl, Cobble Hill, BC; Ross (Sharon), Riverview, NB; Dennis (Joan) Clarsholm, AB; and a sister Bertha Langille, Barass Corner.  Predeceased by her husband Charles in 1996; siblings, Gertrude Hilder, Albert, Andrew, Margaret Hoare, Jean Shaw, Fred, Edward, Donald, Alex, Rev. Wilena Brown, Eva MacCrae and 2 grandchildren, Michael Tipping and Carol Ann Nauss.  (Obit has photo)


MAZUR, Ivy Elizabeth, 77, Oxford, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014.  Born in Halifax, daughter of the late Edward and Alice (Whiley) Payne.  Missed by daughters, Wendy (Dean) Brown, Parrsboro; Cindy (Ian) MacDonald, Oxford; and Mary (Rob) Steeves, Lakeview; sons, Wayne (Cathy Mills), Oxford; and Tony (Elaine), River Philip.  Last surviving member of her immediat family.  Predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Frederick Mazur.  (Obit has photo)

DUNBAR, Jennie Lorraine, passed away in Pugwash Hospital on August 19, 2014.  Born in Port Howe on April 12, 1928, daughter of the late Alexander and Laura (MacKay) Dunbar.  Survived by nephew, Doug Sarson, Port Howe, and two nieces, Pat Knol, Amherst, and Laura Sarson, Moncton.  Predeceased by a sister, Helen Sarson, and a brother, Oran Dunbar.

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

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In MEMORIAM, page 17.

MILLER, Dennis, who passed away August 21, 2011.
LANGILLE, Carman, who died ten years ago on August 20, 2004.
WEATHERBEE, Courtney.