OJ NEWS - 2 March 1922
March 2, 1922
**OBIT - Mrs. John SMYTHE
After a brief illness at Mt. Pleasant, Feb 13th occurred the death of
Mrs. John SMYTHE. Deceased was the second wife of the late Archibald
DICKIE and several years ago married Mr. John SMYTHE of Parrsboro, in
which town they resided. Besides her aged husband several brothers and
sisters, six children survive. Cyrus and James, Mt. Pleasant, Bedford
of Pleasant Hills, Col. Co., Mrs. J. McKENNIE, Mrs. Geo. Dennis ELY,
Nevada, Mrs. Charles ROBINSON, Waltham, Mass. By her death her family
lose a loving mother and her friends a devoted friend. The funeral was
conducted by Rev. Mr. OBRIEN and was largely attended by relatives and
friends. Interment at the family lot.
OBIT - Mrs. Clementine HEWSON
This well-known and highly respected lady passed away after a short
illness at her home on Tuesday Feb 21st, at the good old age of 95
years. She was a person of great activity and in possession of all her
faculties till the last. Her reminiscences of early days in Cumberland
were interesting to her friends. The late Sir Charles TUPPER was born
at her home near Amherst. She was a widow of the late Rufus HEWSON, who
resided at one time at Hewsons Corner.
The survivors are two sons, Walter H. and Arthur and a daughter, Miss
Ida (the latter passed away the following Thursday). Mrs. (Capt) HOWARD
is a sister.
The funeral service was conducted by Pastor J. W. OBRIEN on Thursday
afternoon. His remarks were based upon the text, Gen 25:8. The hymns
sung were Abide With Me, Peace, Perfect Peace, Sleep They Last Sleep.
Burial occurred in the Methodist Cemetery at River Philip.
Following were floral tributes
Pillow - Family
Cross - Mrs. HOWARD
Wreath - Harvey and Edgar HEWSON
Wreath - Mrs. George HEWSON and daughter.
Spray - Mr. & Mrs. W. H. DAVIS
Spray - Miss BLENKHORN and Mrs. BROWN
OBIT - Miss Ida HEWSON
Miss HEWSN son followed her mother into the spirit world, passing away
on Thursday last, Feb 23rd. She had been an invalid for some years,
during which time she had assisted her mother in caring for the home.
In other years, Miss HEWSON was very active in connection with the
societies of the Methodist Church and was greatly missed when illness
prevented the greater service.
The funeral was held on Saturday, Pastor OBRIEN officiating. The
burial took place at River Philip in the family lot, in which the
remains of her mother were so recently interred.
**OBIT - David H. WOOD
The above named gentleman died suddenly of heart failure at the home of
his daughter, Mrs. Colin McKENZIE on Monday last. He was born at
Wallace River and resided at Salt Springs for many years, being 77 years
He leaves sons, Edward of Pictou, Luther of Attleboro, Mass, Arthur of
Stellarton, daughters, Mrs. Gay GORDON of Black Rive, Mrs. Colin
McKENZIE of Oxford, Mrs. Geo. WHIE, Attleboro, Mass, Mrs. Wm Harkness of
Rossland, B.C., May of California. One sister, Mrs. John McEACHREN of
West Tatamagouche and one brother Allen H. of Oxford. The funeral was
held on Thursday at 1:30, Wimburn Lodge, No. 75 A.F.A. & M., had charge
of the service. Rev. J.W. OBRIEN will officiate. Burial at Pine
At Amherst on Feb 28th, Jonas DOBSON, aged 80 years.
At Amherst on Feb 28th, Wentworth A. BROWNELL, aged 63 years.
At Amherst on Feb 20th, Arthur S. BARNES, aged 21 years.
Dead as Result of Fall On Ice
Halifax, N.S. Feb23
Mrs. E. ROBSON of Halifax, 31 years old is dead following a fall on the
ice last night. A physician declared death to be due to shock. Mrs.
ROBSONs husband is at present in the Canadian West. Her father is
Maurice ANDERSON, Springhill, N.S.