OJ NEWS - 15 Dec 1921

15 DEC 1921

**OBIT - Herbert Starr THOMPSON
Friends throughout this province will be sadly surprised at news of the
death yesterday in the Halifax Infirmary of Herbert Starr THOMPSON of
Amherst and a son of the late Thomas R. THOMPSON. Not even the members
of his household suspected that his condition was one to cause alarm and
the nature of the shock to them of his swift passing may well be
Mr. THOMPSON who was 67 years of age, is survived by his widow, who was
Miss BAIRD, of Leicester, Cumberland, one daughter, Mrs. E.A.
McKITTRICK, now living in New York and three sons, Fred S. THOMPSON, 3
Jubilee Road, Douglas and Lloyd, both of whom live in Amherst. He is
also survived by one sister, the widow of Douglas STEWART of Ottawa.
Audley A. THOMPSON, the druggist, Windsor Street is a nephew. Mr.
THOMPSON had spent his entire life in Oxford and was engaged in the
lumber business there. He enjoyed the high regard of the community in
which he lived and had host of friends in various parts of Nova Scotia,
who will recognize in his passing the loss to the province of one of its
most sterling and sagacious of business men. - Evening Mail.

The marriage of Miss Muriel T. BAKER of Oxford and Mr. Walter E.
WENTWORTH of Saco, Me., was solemnized on Friday, Dec 9th by the Rev.
C.E. BROOKS of Saco, Me. Following the ceremony Mr. & Mrs. WENTWORTH
left for Oxford, Nova Scotia to spend a week at the bride’s home.