Halton Hills Newspapers

Acton Free Press (Acton, ON), October 8, 1925, p. 1

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j fiftyfirst year no 15 thursday morning october 8 1925 acton ontario canada thurspay morning october 8 1925 single copiesfive cents the acton united church oe canada ministerrov r e zimmorman t a parsonage willow street services uoo ii m tlio minister subject echoes from tho conference 230 pm sunday school 700 ni tho minister subject ttlio xlrazcu serpent sixth ser mon on present day applications of old testament stories prayer ami pralse service thursday ccciiing at 730 presbyterian c knox church acton minister rov a c stowart m a manse wallow street r 1100 a in- the minister subject godh day mans day 300 p in sabbath school and bible cluascs 700 p m the minister subjoct tho vagcs of sin the reward of rig lite ouim ess strangers leaving address with tho ushers will bo called upon by tho pnator swim the baptist church acton james w boyd pastor the d45 a- m sunday school 1100 a m tho pubtor subject bnptiata and tho supernatural flfth in tho sunday morntng horiea titled baptist beliefs 700 n m tho pastor subject jesuh cinci tho daughters of jerusa lem sixth in thegospm serleh on titled weighed in tho balances monday 8 p m young peoplal meetlng thursday 730 p m prayer and pralao aicetlnc a study in tho life of christ all welcome pecialjitices ylvertiacraents in this column 3 cent per wofij irinicnura charge 30c per insertion wanted two boya for after four anft satur day raornlner lieht work thb actojf tanninq cq ltd wanted qjrl ahout 17 yearn old to do llffht house work and who will nleop at home airs d c russell for sale heater oam will burn coal or wood applyto jirts r scott bower ave fob sale northern spy greenlnrs and snow apnlou for aaio apply to ered mcdowell 152 phono 107 por sale coal heater art treasure and quebec lipiiter apply to mrs m mcbain 3uolnhj strcpt bain wanted whoiit oats barloy jjuoltwhoat highest prices paid w b browne 7tf phono 3273 norval for sale v fnrd totlrlnff car al shape 1 wood heater 1 baby carrlabo quite 142 17 beardmore crescent for sale caubaet excellent 4b cts dozen up reduction on flftles and over inspec tion invitocl cabbage for resalo moat excellent stuff wagon loads at low prlceh wilt show bandsomo returns james mochrie crescent noti6e notice s hpreby klyen thaf iu ae- nnuntn oflnr q w ii mooney ivra liuyublc a tho bank of montreal to vhom- tly have been asblrped t r6rrpt attention f tllnso lndpbtcd wilt owtjto brhokbrvmnn card of thanks mrs d taylor and family desiro to expreas their appreciation of tho kind ness and sympathy shown by friends and nolbhbors in their recent bereave ment that removed tho husband and head of tho household the tuisla- tancc of tho orange lodge in the funeral services and with floral tokens and of tho follow employees of mr taylorln ttio acton tanning co works- and the ilewetaon shoe co who so gbrieroubly contributed such a practl- cal jrlli sreatly appreciated dairy business for 8ale in a to of over 2000 population with a hix rffrmealnbalovkiwjuliall iohyonleiicea kaniko and dairy bullil- mgsaulliped- tvltb bolter tanks dflt- leiialtiitllliilvbottll m 1 pttlpn nnd racks etc also two wag- gnvatciblis twt horsey twosota hiir- ttol hbkh a kfjink and money making cqn- lepri giii reaepii for selling find can jo bought on easy forms for paitic- nlflra apply to j a smith telephono 103 aoton qnt a wonderland fripay october 9 the codeof thewst a kniio grey story starring constnnce rennett and owen moore comedy its a bear kellx cartoon i saturday october 10 price she paid driimhi starring alma rubenp comedy step lightly fox ncw tuesday october 13 tic little french girl stalling alice joyce and mary llilun the wendy of toter pan chapter 13 of the itlildlo killer tomelly plenty of nerve fominq big jik clilleoii mdr k l gbegqhy son did the mailman bring you that important news about our ip by any chance your mail mjscarried ask to borrow your neighbors list right away its the biggest economy event that ever happened in this part of the country prices so lowyoull hardly believe the printers figures yrtiiyba do see them but seeings believing so come to town at the earliest possible moment in the interests of your own pocketbook better than puttifig money in the bank miles better when you get a chance to help carry away a 200000 atopic qt giveaway prices guelphs leading and largest store d e macdonald bros ltd daily closing 530 p m excepting wednesday at 1230 noon and saturday at 93f p in news of local import junior iode to hold dance tho lakoaldo chapter of the junior daughters of tho empiro hpye isaueu invitationa to un informal danco to bo held in- tho town hull hero on itrl- day eveninc october 16 tho hur- mony alxpicce orcheatra of urami- ton haa been cngaffed to supply tho music lunch will bo served tho committee in charge la mlaaeo lauri scott mario lantz jeaalo anderaoa and alice johnutctnc horses injurod in truck collision tliero was a collision laat vvcdnea- day on tho seventh line near asli- lovo botween dr c h hoalopa truck in which ho was returning from urumpton fair with hih two trotters it and tho delivery truck of mr thompson merchant 6f stowarttownr dr llealop hud turned out to paea a horse and rig both trucks werodam- aged and both trotters were hurt milton champion mr morden kaiser and family ro- movo to new yjjrk state mr and mrs kulacr and fumily 5th line loft on tuesday night for their new home at ed emu ton n x where mr kaiser has purchased a 20q aero farm and will conduct a dairy business since mr and mrs kaiser removed to this district from sincoo county near collingwood thoy havo made many friends and good neigh- bora who will regret their removal from herel obituary donald r mceachbrn at his lato homo op tho sixth con- ceusion of calcdon township tho death occurred on friday of donald r mceachern a lifelong farmer in that district the late mr mceachern who was in his sixtythird year was son of tho lato ronald mceachern one of the first settlers in caledon town ship ho was a liberal and a prcshy torian and is survived by bin widow ono son elmer at home four broth era archibald malcolm and ronald of caledon township and john of iigle wood and three sisters- miss surah of caledon and mrs peter mceachern and mrs j mceachern of elgin sta tion those who may vote at the election pur cawlm llttrl puro candios are liko good deeds thoy make their mark in the world our candies plead their own case each package pyqyes their purity they wilt help the cause whatever if js they aro madoof the purest material in a cloan ltltohen by i candy phef who knows 4ih4ul our candy makes good bo- cause its mado good ni gndies saturday treat peanut crisp 25c tb the colder days and nights are here and this enables u to have our toffees again for saturday we offer you 100 lbs of our fresh peanut crisp this is a favorite toffee with everyone reg 30c and 3gc lb saturday treat 25c lb weekend chocolates 32o tbr a strictly fresh assortment of chocolatcn in hard nnd soft centres etc at a very low price the quality la equal to any 50c chocolate yqu utiy saturday w qffer yiu 100 ibtj of this confection op 32c i milkphocolate bud 39o tb just arrived another ship ment of buds fresh and tiihty ucg qoo n saturday special 39g lb grandmothers chocolates 60c pnckjiko of grandmothers chocolates take a bor home with you a- ikickage for all ttic family 60c tho pound lunches drop in and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or a sandwich etc we are proud of our lunch business quality and cleanliness our motto neilsons ice cream in brick and bulk always in stock have you seen the new fall shoes at harrisons they are better than ever and all the latest styles patent slippers and calf oxfords forewomen in low and medium heels satin slippers in high heels mibscs-brown-gau-oxfords-mikh-low-hbolsi-also-io-childrens- mens oxfords in patent calf and tan allnew lasts for fall you must see these to know the value doctors antiseptic cock of the north black calf double sole rubber heel this is a real boot for cold weather aad has a leather lining friday and saturday bargains mens brown calf plain toe 0 yl j 425 435 at mens heavy tans regular 500 for mens black calf goodycar welt for womens patent slipper 2 tfoqc strap j tflaoz womens patent slipper strap womens kid slipper 1 strap for 345 345 harry harrison jhe shoe man wo close wednesday afternoons all the yeafr round with the exception of december new canadian historical stamps tho post offlco department la about to lssuo the llrst of a scries of canadian historical stamps tho new issues will be three in numbor ono containing the portrait oflbaldwin an lafontaine a second tho portrait ot thomas darcy mcgee and a third tho portraits of sir wilfred laurler and sir john a macdonald theaa stamps will be intended for domestic uso only but will bo valid for payment of postage to other countries as woll home from the hospital mr h p moore pm who went to toronto general hospital for opera tion and treatment on the 25th o august returned home on tuesday his recovery appears to bo complete but it will require a week or ao for convalescence- mr moore speaks very highly of the skill of tho physicians who treated him of the experienced care of his nurses and in general tho comfort ensured and courtesy of thii staft and administration of tho hos pital wedding solemnized at knox manse knox manse was the cono oc a quiet wedding po wednesday septem ber 30th when elsie mac only daugh ter pf air nnd mr t lappln was united in marriage to mr robert a johnson son of mr and mrs j john son milton rev a c stewart of ficiated tho bride wsnv unattended and wore a charming gown of powdre blue crepe and hat to match follow ing the ceremony a dainty luncheon was served at tho brides home after whmvthe happy couple left by motor for tfillton hamilton and niagara falls on their return they will re- eldo in acton successful rally day service tho return to the afternoon hour of service of the united sunday school a week ngo was made tho occasion of an enthusiastic rally day service notwithstanding the prevail ing rainstorm there was the lnrgept attendance ojc the year t order ervice yran pf a mftbt interesting character- and he varlctim numbers were appreciated by the members of tho school and the tiumergus vialtors there won a full orchestra and their splendid music called forth very favor able comment the superintendent mr a t firown and his associates messrs john r kennedy and frank kennody conducted tho executive work of the service with skill a liber al offerinh of 91500 was contributed for the generalsunday school work robert winlaw robert w inlaw ono of ingersolls tjobt- business men died sud denly at his home albert street on monday afteijnoon from a heart attack at a late hour sunday night mr win- law suffered a heart attack and on the advice of his physician remained in bed tho following day previous to sunday he had enjoyed good health and ho was a his offlco on saturday ho was in his seventieth year and was born in hal ton county ho wont to ingersoll over ten years ago from hamilton and had since been engaged iri tho lumber coal and wood business being at tho head of the wlnlaw com pany he was a member of st pauls presbyterian church besides his widow he is survived by one son el mer pf ingerkoll and three daughter mrs j b muh of windsor mra puglt of detroit and miss jean at liome- the six small bottles of whiskey and said that he had paid 300 for them mercury a double widdino a very protty doublo wedding took placo- on saturday at the homo or thi brides r 231 woolwich street guelph when helen leadot bocamo tho wlto of lloyd crelghton jackson and gladys marie became tho wife of norman scott marshall of eden mills tho ceremony wa conducted by rev h j smith of brampton a former pastor and friend of the brides little miss loin ttudd niece of the groom was a dainty little flower girl miss helen wore a gown of bridal satin and honiton lace with tullo veil embroid ered in seed pearls and silver and ar ranged in grecian style with coroncf of orange blossom she carried n shower bouquet of opholia rosea and llllca of the valley miss freta mfthoney wan maid of honor and mitd margaret saul of torcpto bjfjten- maid miss gladys woto a gown of blush pink chiffon gorgeuc with chantllly laco and seed pear in her cap veil was of pink tulle iembrolilered in silver with a band of orange blos soms and pearls and she carried a shower pf columbia roses and lilies of thp ywey she wore tho gift o the wwu nt said iflt tch miiis mary mahoney was mam of lionor and miss jrone carter hrwenmald mr ervlnp coleman of toronto nctcu an groomsman for mrjack8on and dr r l muhoncy brother of tho brides supported mr marshall im mediately following tho corumony a re ception wfts hold and a buffot liiuch- eon waa nerved mr and mra jack son the latter wearing an ensemble of light beaver velour do lulpe with blonde ahoeh and htbcklngn left fo a trip to the states mr and mrs marahall the latter wearing an ei- somblo of rosewood and isabella fox fur with rosowood hat left for a motor trip through tho muskoka region miss emma speight after months of intense suffering borno with a beautiful spirit of pa tience and christian fortitude miss etnma speight passed over the river on saturday at htfr home at lansing on yonge street miss speight suf fered from an internal ailment was twico in the hospital for treatment and was ministered to with loving sol- icuudo by her sisters and other friends throughout her long period of illness the funoral was held on monday to markham interment being made in tho family plot beside her beloved futhcr and mother miss speight- was the youngest daughter of mr and mrs michael speight who were for many years esteemed residents of acton this was the birthplace of miss speight with her parents and- sls- tora she removed to markham when her father went to take the manage ment of tho blncksmlthlng department of the speight manufacturing co then one of canadas moat important industries mia a speight was a flno type of christian womanhood a christian worker of success and great ly beloved by a wide circle of friends she is survived by her sister nellie the two of whom resided together in their own home mrs alico flcury and miss muriel whose home 1b- on the adjoining lot and mrs augusta brown and family who reside near them in lansing miss speight always enjoyed a visit tothejoldthirq she was hero at thp death and funeral pf her only brother charles three years ago lists now being compiled and all names should be on by saturday- social and personal georgetown man with kitchener crocke arrested in guelph w c cunningham of georgetown bouglit a half dozen two ounce crocks from a hotel in kitchener thursday nftornoon before coming to guelph and as a consequence ho and his cohi- punion spent tho plght in tho police courtcells and appeared in tho vqlicu court friday morning cunln praam pleading guilty hyinb llauflvv unlawful placo wis fine gq ftm costs while the ij peon man usq of ctcorge- town raitedfor an adjournment until saturday in order that- ho mlffht ao- cufq ft lawyer to defend him on a charge of driving a motor car while under the influence of liquor ho was allowed out on hla own caati bail of jh rh th of which ho was a member the funeral z nhefdnrtaturdayaf ternoo mrs jennie b wqod at the advanced age of eightyeight years mrs jennie b wood passed away at guelph last thursday 1st of october mrs wodd had been in very poor health for several years early last month she suffered from a stroke and for several weeks prior to her de cease was in a comatose condition airs woojla maiden name was miss jennio bell and her birthplace was in toronto- township peol county when a maiden of about eighteen of nineteen aho bocamo tho brido of tho late chas cameron brother of jas cameron and mrs sidney smith sr pioneer residents of acton after re siding near streetsvlllo until about 1874 mr apd mrs cameron ani their three sons came to acton to reside here mr cameron engaged in farming for a time arid- later went into the porkpacking business in the mldgloy atore on main street now the dupler rcaidenco of mr john mellon some thirty- flvo years tfigo mr cameron passed away about tho year 1900 mrs cameron married mr riley b wood of guelphwho predeceased her a dozen yarji ago gap thcaa twntilvo years sho has resided in guelph her three sons survive their mother arthur l cameron at vancouver bc angus m cameron in montana and john b cameron at gloversvllio n y mrs wood was possessed of ninny suierlor traits of character- sho was an exceptionally keen business wornan was of a kindly disposition was tv groat admirer and cultivator of flower and plants and her homo was always an attractive place her resi dence rose cottage on mill street near thecanadlan national railway was a bower of boauty when she re sided there during her residence in acton mra wood was a member of tho methodist church but upon her mar riage with mr wood she transferred her membership to tho baptist church the weeks fail fairs qrampton milton and rockwood in this vicinity tho fall pair season is drawing to a close nnd wirh tho conclusion of bur lington this week and erin on friday and tomorrow tho end of them in thi vicinity is seen the brampton fair liold last tues day and wednesday is reported as ono of tiho best ever held in the point of attendance and the exhibits the band tattoo on tuesday evening wus a big feature of the fair five outside bands were present onkvllle under w j locksloy acton band under amos mttoon po- a brief service in guelph the cortege motored to acton and interment was made in the family plot in falrvlow cemetery which was selected by ttfo deceased over- forty years ago when che new cemetory was opened the funeral servlcea wcro conducted by itcv thomas a former pastor the pall bearers wore messrs r j stewart h d davidson j johnston w leader w r evans and l benalllck ltpiipemeoton mill street neladn co installina new show windows and mr l starkman remodelling feed store f improvements continue to be made on mill street in renovating nnd bring ing uptodaettns stbr fronts unl repairing building nn putting in new fronts with constant rcgplnrtty mnth ur mal biaineps street has oho of the finast appearances if any town of nlmilar tilrc tho two latest improvements aro nelson- co and tho old feed store at- nelson coh general storo the old wjndows aro bolng removed and now ones placed out oven with tho tret line largo plate glasn ghow window and a hew entrance will make thla oldcflfablishcd store have a flno a ji pen ranee and new space will be u 1d erf to tho store proper mr l starkman has started at tlw work of completely renovating the old voed store building- which has been occupied by d ii lindsay for a mini- bcr of yenrs a now- foundation will bo placed under tho building new joist h nnd now moorings and ceilings will be put throughout a double sliow- window with a centre entrance will be installed the sides and front of the now building will he veneered with brick this is the fifth building on mill street that has beeii com pletely renovated by mr starkman in the post few years for the coming dominion election on thursday october lh entlrclynew voters lists have had to be made for this purpose registrars are appointed to prepare them subject to revision by tho county judgo or his appointee the returning officer appoints his own clerk and in addition to this appoints a registrar for each polling subdivision in tho rural municipali ties and in villages and in towns hav ing a population of 5000 or less these registrars compile the voters list for the election r aliahlnpnf ttvimnrn kelly existing provincial voters lists or municipal lists containing the names of persons entitled to vote at the pro vincial elections frohn these lists tho registrar strikes off names of persons who are not qualified antl of persons who aro qualified to votejhay appear on election day hi the division in which ho resides and make 6ath to that ef fect ho will then bo allowed to vou providing ho ja vouched for undor oath by an elector in the same polling division in towns and cities of over 5000 population a different method is adopted for the preparation of the lists no persons are allowed to voto in the towns and citlea unless their names are on the- lists a finally jre vised by the judge a liurriber of reg istrars aro appointed and persons who desire thoir names enrolled or insert ed in existing lists havo to appear per sonally before such registrar who sub sequently adds the additional names to any list which he iu entitled to make uso of but he cannot strike oft- any names us appeals from his llsta both to add and to triko off aro provided for before tho district or county judge the quallncattonh foe- voting in the coming election as sot forth by the revised election actaro every person in ciinadu male or fbmalo is qualified to vote and should be included in tho list of voters for tho polling division in which ho or she resides if he or sire a is a british bubjoct arid xb is 21 years of age and c has ordinarily resided in can ada for tho year immediately preced ing the date of the issue of the writ of election and d was ordinarily resident in the electoral district at a date two months before tho issue of the writ and at any election has continued as resi dent for those two months or at a general election only haa changed his or her residence to somo other elect oral district in canada and e is not expressly denied tho right to vote for tho purposo of the election act every one is considered a british subject who was born in any of his majestys dominions or on a british ship or matter what was the nation ality of his parents or was born else- whero of a father who at the time of the childs birth wan a british subject or who has beengranted a certificate of naturalization under any statute of canada or under tho imperial natural ization act in any other of his ma jestys dominions tho local registrars are mr james mcintosh for ward no 1 and mr george huvin for ward no 2 all names should be on the list by satur day when they will be posted in a conspicuous place mr j a mowat of sudbury homo during tho week miss myrtle dills of toronto was homo for tho weekend mr dwight evans of preston was a weekend visitor in town dr w g c kenncy- of toronto was homo for thu weekend miss margaret kennody of toronto was home for the weekend mr robert lane llmehon- la very tick and contlned to his bed mr p jiggln visited his son george in aurora over the i week- miss florence holmes was home from toronto for the weekend mlsfl ruby- clark of toronto spent the weekond at her homo hero r jr juponttho weekend with friends in guelph miss irene kollett of toronto spent a few days with miss nellie- hall mr c roy mcintosh of oohawa spent a few days during th week in acton miss clara lantz of tho college of pharmacy toronto was homo over sunday miss jean moffatt of richmond hill was a guest of acton friends during tho week mr joseph graham crcwsons corn ers spent sunday at the homo of mr a currle mr harold sutollffe who has been out west for a month or so returned this woolr mrs george chapman and mrs wm hunter aro visiting with friends at woodstock mr isaac francis of toronto was in town on saturday renewing ac quaintances mr georgo dills attended tho funeral of bis nephew georgo wynn at slm- coo last week miss laura black of kelso spent the weekend with her friend mrs ross alexander mr alfred soper who has been in bed for tho laat five months is pro gressing slowly mr norman daniels of gait wah a visitor on monday ht the homo of mr alfred soper misses jessie and marie mowat left laat week to continue their studies at toronto university misa kate foley of walkerton visit ed her sister mrs p glbbens for a few duys last week mr und mrs cedric cross and family of llmehouae spent sunday with mr and mrs w hall messrs ernest brown and bih mc- call of toronto visited at tho formers home over the weekend mr and mrs p a smith and mr and mrs g a dills attended mluon fair last friday afternoon mr and mrs c h moore and mrs potter of tundas were visitors at mrs james moores on sunday messrs angus kennedy apd earl cooper of guelph visited at their homes here over the weekend mrs g brlster mrs f coles and jessie sient a couple of days last week with friends at woodbridge mr e j moore and miss beulah wright nurhc accompanied mr h p moouo toronto hospitnl ay i turrrmtltgn hn tuesd mr and mrs robert mcleod of woodstock motored down on sunday and spent the day at the home of mr alfred soper mr and mrs w j statham and lois and miss m horney of exetec spent the weekend ut the homo of mrs t statham mrs e j wright of toronto re turned to her home inst week after spending a few weeks with her cousin mrs alfred soper mr e o and mrs zimmerman and jvllss zoo zimmerman of hamilton were sunday callers at the united church parsonage mrs harold ruddick and children and mru s m ruddick of wood- bridge ire spending a week with mr and mrs g brlster mr henry grlndeli who has been v friinrda in this vicinity- for- band it e golilns weston boys band a e salnsbury- following a parade through tho town in which the tho ore truck the local boyacouts and the bands took part the tattoo and concert were held at tho fair grounds capps male quartette mlstaes margaret birss mable lynch enid wilder dancersj and e jacksaii soloist giv ing thevprogrammo- thp- programme for the afternoon was n boftball tour nament in which acton defeated strceasvlllo and erin defeated bramp ton acton winning from erin in tho playoff by a scoro of 171 the milton fajr held on thursday nnd friday was also a big success un til marred by the heavy downpour of rain about four oclock tho exhibits in most classes wevo ujf to the usuat standard and in many cases they were riv6rolnltiierous than in previous years tho midway and all the usual attract tionsand races were well supplied it was well attended by the throng from that section that makes it their annual meeting place tl tho rockwood fair on tuesday and wednesday of last wobic so fur as tho exhibits were concerned was one of tho best since the inception of tho rockwood agricultural society under whoso auspices it was hold tho at tendance however waa for from satis factory a nd- was- dlmpppinuugth e management although rockwood is preeminently a shorthorn cattle dis trict there being tt splendid oxhlblt of that breed thcrowere- also some nice animals in tho dairy class there waft also a flno snowing oft sheen and a nfco lot of carriage ana heavy horaes thvpoiiltry bx3iv according to the judges was fair and of good quality in tho fair building a pcndl exhibit of dairy products was very noticeable ns was tho display of ladles work the fruit vegetables etc wednesday afternoons programme was featured by a game of softball bctwoon brook villo nnd rockwood the former team winning by a scoro of 12 j mr and mrs samuel charters of brampton ontario antvounco tho en gagement of their older daughter dor othy norlne to harold hendry mc- farland of akron ohio mm of mr and mrs george w mckarland tor onto ontario tho mojihgo to take plnco early in november mrs william kellys brother mi m j mclaughlin car injector of the o n r edmonton alberta who has been visiting a few dayn with ir and mrs william kelly acton left on wodnesday morning to- vlait friends at niagara falls and other eastern points it is twentythree years since mr mclaughlin ns hem back east and ho hurts a good many changes in that time kjews of local import united farmoro club of erin wage war on groundhogs members of tho united farmers club of erin havo been waging vigor ous war against tho groundhogs that infest that district over 700 pests have been bagged by tho hunters in the past four months georgo young was awarded first prize for his score of 213 douglas young killed 191 and william fendloy 181 settled for a thousand mr harry white whoso car in stantly killed thomas giles oh tho provincial highway onsoptember 10 near elba has given mrs giles tho widow 91000 in cash together with her expenses in connection with tho funeral tho car was driven by a son ofmr white uml at an lnquostro- ccntlya coroners jury found the young several weetts left on momtay his homo in port arthur mr john b cameron pf glovers- vllle n i was in town on saturday attending tho funeral of his mother mrs jennie ii wood mr and mrs william landsborougli and charles were in milton saturday attending the funeral of the formers uncle tho late william ford mr and mrs fred adsett and miss dorothea of trenton and mrs w h spolght of toronto wero guests of acton friends ono day last week mr and mrs f a mclean and master billy and mr and mrs w krug of chesloy were weekend visit ors with mr and mrs william john stone dr j a mitchell drumbo ont an nounces the engagement of his daugh ter jessie anderson to rbv andrew lane b a of georgetown tho mar riage to tnke place in october mr and mrs w d- frlck mr and mrs sotman and torle of toronto were here on saturday attending the funeral of mrs jennie b wood and remained with friends here over sun day little isabella bruce eldest daugh- ter of m andmrs jplrnbrucojya8 tttkontoauciphirq fort treatment and is npy reported as making good progress toward rocov- wr- rev r e and mrs zimmerman and children are in hamilton- this week where mr zimmerman la attending the sessions of the first meeting of jhe hamilton conference of the united church miss margaret murray returned home on saturday after spending several weeks in ingersoll her brother mr yy murray ocoompnnlcd her and nnnnt uo weekend at the home f mr ueqrgo murray mr- and mrs edwin harrison mil ton announce the engagement of their daughter mary eileen to mr harry leroy scratch son of mrs scratch and tho lato waiter scratch of klngs- vlilel ont the marriage to tako place october h mrs j c mcarthur and babo and master bobby uid mihu jnno mc arthur of roulchldc visited at the homo ofr truhtic harrison last weak mihs mcarthur is up invalid und this was the first outing she hud been ablo to tako in yours mr w ii speight ho fractured his leg above the knee by a- fall about a month ago hi the factory of the canadian general electric co tor- unto where he is employed is mak ing splendid progress toward recovery he is still in tho orthopedic hotfpital fellow guilty of negligence so the mat ter has been adjusted how long you may live a formula- for minding out how long you are ilkelyrto live barring accident hus been drawn up by an expert in such matters add together tlie lives of your two parents and your four grandparents and divide the totil by six for every llvo years the result is over sixty you add one year or for every flvo years tie result is under sixty you subtract one year the an swer is tho age to which you ought to live exchange committed for trial roy snell of toronto was committed for trial at tho spring assizes at brampton on a charge of manslaught er in connection with tho death of geo kerr which topic place it is alleged as tho result of injuries reoelvod oir- sep tember 13 when snell ran into a car beside which kerr was standing at tho time of tho collision five witnesses were examined by the crown all of whomsworfijuiat the tail light was burning on tho kerr car at the tlmo of tho accident and that the visibility of tho night was good find stolen automobilo lying in tho ditch at christies cor ners on the torontohamilton high way near bronte in u badly wrecked condition hamilton flollce found tho motor cur stolen from mr t a kms- wetter of guelph at an early ho on thursday morning no cluo was dis covered which might lead to the covery of the- identity of tho thieves the motor was taken from mr kois- wc iters garage besldo his home on tiffany street guelph sometime after midnight thursday morning mer cury guolph stroet car and radial meet as the seven oclock toronto sub urban radial car left the depot on carden street guolph and approach ed the turn toward tho gordon street subway last thursday evening tho 1 waterloo avenue street car cume up through the subway in tho opposite direction fortunately neither of tho two curs were travelling at it fast rate- of speed and wcro stopped within 20- feot of each other tho radial car bucked up beyond tho switch at tho cardenwyndhum intersection and al lowed tho street car to proceed uiluu- street mercury committed for trial georgo dickson and otto nesbitt wero given preliminary hearing at fergus friday afternoon before mag istrate hellycr on a charge of hold ing up joseph davidson a farmer near almu six wepks ago david sons house was entered and a sawed- off gun pointed at him while his house was searched only a dollar and a gold watch wero tokom tho men were committed for trial at guelph at the trial before judge- spotton on monday at guelph dickson was sen tenced to serve a term of ono year determinate and ono year indetermin ate at the ontario reformatory two years- for brooking jail sylvadore sausone of london wlib escaped from tho wellington county jail on september 16 and waa captured a few days later at sombra ontario was last tuesday sentenced by judgo 1 spotton inith oouty oourttbcwo years in kingston penitentiary san- sono pleaded guilty to two charges pno of escaping from custody and tho second for breaking parole the pris oner explained to the court that ho had made his getaway through the front entrance to tho jail which had been opened by- jailor crosby to permit two trusties tocollect some bowls from tho court house bowling green nearby a near fatality when child fallej car sunday travellers on tho guojph- hamllton highway wero shocked on sunday to see a little twoyearold tot fall from a big sedan which was travelling at n fair rato of speed along tho pavement narrowly missing being run over by a second machine directly jjchind the child had evidently been loaning against tho door of the cur whip was not properly fastened and when tho door swung back it tumbled out to tho roadway a terrified mother and others hastened back to the baby lying practically unhurt on tho road but horror of what might have hap pened will long linger with those who were witnesses of tho accident r women institute monthly meotinpj the regular meeting of tho acton womenalnatitutej waaueid in tua bund hall on friday oclobor 2wlth tho president mrs james dobble in the chair the meeting opened by singing tho instituto carol after general business and discussion olf sending fruit to tho sick childrens hospital and tho report of tho booth at tho fair which was quite oncour- nglng a splendid paper was given on how is your atmosphere it was helpful and interesting mrs h- rodgors sang a solo which was very much enjoyed tho meotlng closod by singing tho national anthem tho next meeting will bo held at mrs m stewarts november gat eiglit oclock p m death of prominent georgetown lady the death of miss gertrude day- foot georgetown occurred at the wollesley hospital toronto on sat urday october 3 miss dayfoot was a daughter of tho lato j b dayfoot founder of the dayfoot shoo company sho was an aetlvo business woman being omco manager of tho c b day- foot co for many years deceasod was for a number of years greatly in terested in tho work of the national council of women of canada and wan president of tho local council at georgetown there remain at homo to mourn hor loss two brothers charles b and harry dayfont rov i k dayfoot of tort porry is a brother tho funerak tuok place from her late liomo on monday afternoon to ever green cemetery i

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