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Late Mrs Chas. Price

Canterbury, N.B., Feb 24, [1941]—Friends in large numbers paid final tribute to the memory of Mrs Charles Price, whose fundral was held from her residence at 2:30 Saturday afternoon. The srvice was conducted by Rev A.B. Gibson of Devon, assisted by Rev G Readman, Trinity Church, St. Stephen, N.B. The Devon quartette sang favorite hymns at the house and grave of Mrs price. Pall-bearers were W. Stairs of St. Stephen, Stairs of McAdam Junction, N.B., Greaves, McAdam Junction, N.B., M. Durling, H. Smith, G. Smith of Canterbury. Profusion of flowers bore silent token in which the late Mrs Price was held.

William Warden Boone

Orange circles in the parish of North Lake, County of York, N.B., & L.O.L. No 50 in particular, are mourning the passing of Brother William Warden Boone, which occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs Alfred Veysey, of Fosterville, June 17. The late brother was born at Fredericton in 1864, coming to North Lake as a young man and soon after became a member of L.O.L. No 50, of which lodge he was ever a faithful member. He held every office in the primary lodge and was holder of the 50-year medal, and was also an honorary member of L.O.L. No 50.
    The funeral was attended by a large gathering of old friends, members of the Orange Lodges of Fosterville and Canterbury. The service was held at the Baptist Church at Fosterville where Rev Brother Ritchie officiated. The brethren marched to the grave, where the burial service was conducted by the Orange Order under the direction of the County Master of York West, Eldon Tompkins. The pallbearers were Bros. George Scott, Thomas Derrick, of L.O.L. No 48; Henry Farrell, Ward Foster, of L.O.L. No 50. The late brother leaves to mourn, four daughters, Mrs Alfred Veysey, Mrs Clyde Veysey of Fosterville; Mrs Alton Wood, North Lake; Mrs Claude Tomilson, Houlton, Maine; and three sons, Arlington, Basil and Frederick Boone of North Lake, and 33 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mrs Annie Gould, Mrs Donald Boone, Mr and Mrs John Higgs, and Carl Higgs attended the funeral of William Boone at the church in Fosterville on Wednesday afternoon. A large crowd gathered to pay their last tribute of respect to one of the community's oldest residents who had lived all his life in this section. Rev. Mr Petchey, Meductic, was the officiating clergyman, and the hymns sung by the choir were "No Night There", "Sweet Hour of Prayer", and "When I Get To The End Of The Way". There were many beautiful flowers. The Orange Order of Fosterville, of which the deceased had been a member for over 50 years, and a number of members from Canterbury L.O.L. were in attendance, and carried out their burial service at the grave in the Upper Cemetery.

Dies at North Lake

Canterbury, N.B., Aug 1, [1941]—Friends learned with regret of the death of Sedences Foster which occurred suddenly following a heart attack at his home at North Lake, York County, yesterday morning. He had been in poor health for some time. He was a son of the late Mr and Mrs John L Foster, North Lake, and was 59 years of age. Surviving are one brother, Elias, North Lake; four sisters, Mrs Harvey Boone, Mrs Emery Farrell, Mrs Nina Wood, all of North Lake, and Mrs Harry Lounder, Vanceboro, Me., and several nieces and nephews.

Died in Danforth

Mrs Jane B Boone Died at Home of Mrs Evelyn Peters

Green Mountain, N.B., Dec 6, [1941]—Friends learned with regret of the death of Mrs Jane B Boone, which occurred at the home of Mrs Evelyn Peters, Danforth, Me., on Thursday morning, November 27th. Mrs Boone had been in failing health for the past few years, but her sudden passing was a shock to all.
    Mrs Boone was the daughter of the late Mr and Mrs John L. Foster and a lifelong resident of this place. She was 56 years of age. She leaves to mourn their sad loss her husband, Harvey Boone, two sons, Clarence and John, both of this place; three sisters, Mrs Nina Wood, Green Mountain, N.B., Mrs Emery Farrell, Eel River Lake, and Mrs Harry Lounder, Vanceboro, Me., one brother, Elias Foster, Green Mountain, six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
   The funeral service was held at the home of the deceased Saturday afternoon, November 29th with Rev Mr Petchey, Meductic, N.B., officiating. Favorite hymns were sung: We Are Going Down the Valley, Does Jesus Care, and Rock of Ages. Many beautiful floral tributes were received from relatives to show their last respect to their departed friend. Interment was in the Upper cemetery, at Fosterville, N.B.
October Strawberries

[1941] The Canterbury District is not to be out done by other sections of the Province producing a fall crop of strawberries, for today the Daily Gleaner is in receipt of several cultivated strawberries and blossoms from Canterbury. the berries were picked by Theodore Wilkins.

Green Mountain

Death of Sedence Foster Regretted—Many at Funeral Service

Green Mountain, N.B., Aug 5, [1941]—This community was saddened by the death of Sedences Foster which occurred at his home Thursday morning, July 31st, caused by heart trouble of which he had been suffering for the past few years. Mr Foster, who was 59 years of age, had been a life long resident of this community and was highly respected by all and in his passing many have lost a kind friend and neighbor.
    Mr Foster was a member of the United Baptist church and was keenly interested in all church activities until his death. He was also a member of the Loyal Orange Lodge No 50, Fosterville, N.B. He leaves to mourn their sad loss, one brother, Elias of Green Mountain, and four sisters, Mrs Harvey Boone and Mrs Nina Wood of Green Mountain, N.B., Mrs Emery Farrell, Eel River Lake, N.B., and Mrs Harry Lounder, Vanceboro, Me., and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service was conducted by Rev A Gibson, Devon, N.B., and was held at the home of the deceased on Saturday at 2 o'clock. The hymns sung were "We are going down the Valley" and When I get to the end of the way". Burial was made at the Upper Cemetery, Fosterville, N.B. under the Orange Order and "Shall we gather at the river" was sung at this service. the pallbearers were four nephews, Arlie Boone, Robert Farrell, Sedences Wood and Basil Boone, all Orange members. The funeral was largely attended. There was a great many floral tributes from friends and relatives including wreaths from the Orange Lodge and Baptist Church.

Green Mountain

Mrs John Smith Died in Woodstock Hospital

Green Mountain, N.B., Sep 1, [1941]—A sadness spread over this community when word was received of the sudden death of Mrs John Smith, Canterbury, N.B., at the Fisher Memorial Hospital, Woodstock, on Tuesday afternoon, Aug 26. Mrs Smith was prior to her marriage, Miss Winnifred Boone, daughter of the late Charles F Boone and Mrs Boone. She was a graduate of Provincial Normal School and was a resident of this place before she entered the teaching profession. Mrs Smith was 29 years of age and of a very kind and loving disposition which earned her many friends and her parting is regretted by all. She leaves to mourn their sad loss her husband, four children, Dean, Hedley, Gary and Brenda, of Canterbury; her mother, Mrs Pearle Boone, Green Mountain; and two sisters, Alice E. Boone, RN, Houlton, Maine; and Mrs Frank Way of Green Mountain.
Card of Thanks

We wish to express our thanks to all our neighbors and friends for their expressions of sympath during our recent bereavement and all who assisted in any way.

John Smith and Family
Mrs Pearl Boone
Mr and Mrs Frank Way
Alice Boone



Upper Woodstock, N.B., Sept 10, [1941]—The wedding of Elva M Collier daughter of Mr and Mrs Hazen Collier of Fosterville and Ashley Tompkins, son of Mr and Mrs Eldon Tompkins of Canterbury, took place here Wednesday, September 10th at three p.m. The bride wore a gown of British navy with accessories to match and carried a bouquet of gian zinnias and maiden hair fern. She was attended by Roberta Tompkins, sister of the groom while Lester Collier attended the groom. Rev F.E. Chapman was the officiating clergyman. The wedding taking place at his home. Mr and Mrs Tompkins will reside in Canterbury.

Gould Reunion

Gould Family Had Get-together at Orient, Maine—Fifty-nine Present

Orient, Maine, Aug 18, [1941]—The 14th reunion of the Mary and Leonard Gould family was held on the usual third Saturday in August at Camp St. Croix, Grand Lake, Orient, Maine. A picnic dinner was enjoyed on the grounds overlooking the lake.
    The company was called to order by the president, Eldon A. Gould; minutes of the last meeting read and the following officers appointed: Mrs Clarence Gould, president, George L Gould, vice-president; Mrs Alton Farrell, secretary; and Mrs Annie Gould, programme committee.
    An address given by Rev. D.C. Kaine was interesting and instructive. A short programme was given by members of the company, closing with singing in unison the hymn "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder". The rest of the afternoon was pleasantly spent and a picnic supper served at the close of the day.
    Fifty-nine members of the family and four guests attended as follows: Mr and Mrs George L Gould, Mr and Mrs Herbert Lydic, Mr and Mrs Harry Richer, Mrs Annie Gould, Mr and Mrs John Higgs and family, Mr Eldon Gould, Mr and Mrs Clarence Gould and family, Mr and Mrs Clarence Graham and grandchildren, Mr Edwin Gould and family, Mr Fred Gould and family, Mr and Mrs Grottie Gould and son, Mrs Charles Gould and daughter, Mrs Everette Gould and Marjorie, Miss Josephine Gould, Mr and Mrs Lester Wood and family, Mr and Mrs Archie Gould and family, Mr and Mrs Alfred Howe and Gwen, Mrs Alton Farrell.
Engagement Announced

[1941] Mr and Mrs Ward Foster, North Lake, N.B., announce the engagement of their daughter, Virginia Pauline to Thomas Joseph Doherty, North Devon. Wedding to take place Wednesday morning, 9 a.m. November 12th, 1941, at St Dunstan's church, Fredericton.


Miss Virginia P. Foster and Thomas J. Doherty Married at St. Dunstan's

A marriage of interest was solemnized Wednesday morning in St. Dunstan's Church at nine o'clock when with nuptial mass Rev D.S. Gillis united in marriage Miss Virginia Pauline Foster, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ward Foster, and Thomas Joseph Doherty, son of Mr and Mrs William Doherty, School Street, Devon.
    the bride, given in marriage by Sergeant William Hughes, wore a floor length dress of white satin, cut on princess lines, the skirt ending in a long train. Her finger tip veil was caught with orange blossoms and she carried a white learher covered prayer book and white chrysanthemums. Her only ornament was a plain cross and chain of gold, the fift of the bridegroom. Miss Leona Durell was bridesmaid and she wore a floor length gown of torquoise blue with matching accessories, carried a pearl rosary and a bouquet of yellow carnations. Michael D. Doherty was groomsman. The ushers were Patrick Cain, Cecil O'Leary, Burton Rideout, Ferdinand Robichaud.
    The bride entered the church as the Bridal Chorus was played by Mrs Hugh O'Neil who also played appropriate music during the ceremony. Mendelssohn's Wedding March was the recessional. The church was decorated with palms at the door and in the sanctuary with cut flowers on the altar.
    Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bridgeroom's parents in Devon and a wedding breakfast followed. The table was covdred with lace cloth and centered with a three tier cake flanked on each wide with candles in silver holders. Those serving were Miss Frances Stephens, Miss Mary Dean and Miss Margaret Doherty.
    Mr and Mrs Doherty will reside in Fredericton, Mr Doherty having purchased the property of Charles F. Parker.
    The bride is a graduate of the North Lake Grammar School and the bridgegroom a graduate of Devon Superior School. He is owner of Rainbow restaurants in Fredericton and Devon.
    The bridegroom's mother wore a dress of black chiffon with matching accessories.
    Many gifts were received by the young couple, including silver, pyrex and furniture.

Died at Fosterville

Mrs Annie howe, in Ninetieth Year, Had a Great Many Friends

Fosterville, Jan 22, [1942]—The death of Mrs Annie Howe occurred at her home after a few weeks of serious illness, although she had been in failing health for some years.
    Mrs Howe was one of the oldest residents of this place, had she lived to see March, she would have been ninety years old.
    The funeral service was conducted by Rev A. Stott, Baptist minister from Danforth, Me.
Engagement Announced

[1942] Mr and Mrs John H. Higgs, of Pemberton Ridge, wish to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter, Helen Margaret, to Frank D. Worrell, son of Mr and Mrs Clifford Worrell, Lawrence Station. Wedding to take place in April.
Military Transfer

[1942] Mr and Mrs Donald Boone, Pemberton Ridge, York County, has just recieved word from their son, Gnr. Leslie R. Boone, Somewhere in England, that he has been transferred to Headquarters Battery [obscured] of the R.C.A.
Engagement Announced

[1942] Mr and Mrs Andrew Grant of Canterbury, announce the engagement of their daughter, Della Jean to Aubrey Gordon, son of Mrs Eva Graham and the late Daniel Graham of Debec, N.B. Marriage to take place in the near future.
Their Baby Dead

[1942] Mr and Mrs Paul E Keilty of Canterbury are receiving the sympathy of their friends and relatives in the death of thier infant daughter, Shirley Paula, age 6 months.

Woodstock Airman Reported Missing

Sgt. Winston Dickinson Was Engaged in Enemy Action June 29th

Woodstock, July 13, [1942]—A cable from Ottawa received by Mr and Mrs Leslie Dickinson July 6 said their son, Sgt. Winston J. Dickinson, RCAF, was missing in action in air operations, June 29th.

    Sgt Dickinson enlisted in Moncton in June, 1940 and trained in Montreal, Quebec, and Picton, Ontario, where he was graduated as Wireless air gunner, and received a sergeant's stripes. In October he embarked for England and for a time was stationed at Hastings. Recently he had had instensive training as bomb aimer. He enjoyed his duties and on leave visited many places of historic interest. He wrote in his last letter home of being in air raids over Essen and Cologne, which he described as colossal.
    Sgt. Dickinson was educated in New Brunswick graduating from the Fisher High School, Woodstock, in 1937, and from Provincial Normal School with a Superior license the following year. He taught with success two years following. He attended Mt. Allison University, taking courses through the year to supplement his work.
    His parents, Mr and Mrs Leslie Dickinson, now reside in Houlton, Me., and he has one brother, Dana A. at home and one sister, Muriel, a teacher in New Brunswick schools.

Dr. Nelson P. Grant Died Suddenly

Had Addressed Graduating Class of Fisher Memorial Hospital, When Stricken

Woodstock, May 29, [1942]—Many friends in Woodstock and vicinity learned with deep regret of Dr. Nelson P. Grant, well known physician, who passed away last evening following a heart attack.
    Dr. Grant was born in Southampton, the son of the late Henry and Barbara Grant and was 69 years of age. He attended the Provincial Normal School, and after teaching one year, attended McGill University graduating with a degree of D.C.M., after interning one year, he accepted the position of superintendent of the General Hospital, Saint John. He came to Woodstock over 30 years ago.
    Dr Grant will be remembered not only as a most successful practityioner but as a humanitarian. He gave unstintedly of himself even to those from whom he could expect no fee. He was loved by everyone young and old.
    Dr Grand had just completed a most inspiring address to the graduating class of the Fisher Memorial Hospital when he suffered the attack and despite all medical aid could do soon passed away. His last words to the class were "My tale is ended, may God bless you." He was a Mason and a Liberal in politics, haveing contested a provincial election a few years ago and being defeated by only a few votes.
    An ardent conservationist he was one of the first members of the Fish and Game Protection Association. He loved nature and all wild life and for 30 years had gone angling for salmon in the Miramichi, Tobique and Ristigouche waters.
    Besides his wife, formerly Miss Julia Reynolds, he is survived by two daughters, Marian and Margaret, three brothers, Frank and Whitfield of Southampton, and Harry of St. Louis, and one sister, Miss Lucy Grant of Southampton.
    the funeral will be held from the residende Sunday.

Many at Funeral Of Late Dr. Grant

People in All Walks of Life Present at Obsequies Yesterday in Woodstock

Woodstock, June 1, [1942]—Hundreds of people from many parts of New Brunswick and Maine, assembled Sunday afternoon to pay their last respects to the late Dr. Nelson P. Grant, he, who by his skill and lovable personality had won so many hearts. He was the beloved "Doctor" to many, his place shall never be filled.
    The service was held at the family residence conducted by the Rev M.O. Brinton of the United Baptist Church, assisted by the Rev H.J. Best, rector of St. Luke's.
    The Masons, of which Dr. Grant was a member, had charge of the service at the graveside. The nurses of the Fisher Memorial Hospital led by their matron, Miss Elsie Tulloch, attended in a body and formed a Guard of Honor.
    The mourners were Mrs N.P. Grant and daughters, Mrs Armand Alivernini and Marian, Miss Lucy Grant, Southampton, Frank Grant and Chipman Grant, Southampton. Out of town mourners were Mr and Mrs William Kennedy, Debec, Mr and Mrs F.T. Newcombe, Saint John; Hon F.W. Pirie, Grand Falls, N.B.; Robert Tweedie, Fredericton; Dr and Mrs H.S. Wright, Fredericton; Dr A. F. VanWart, Fredericton; Dr. Cecil turner, Fredericton; Dr. Mitchell, Houlton; Dr. M.L. Jewett, Millville.
    The pall-bearers were Dr. G.F. Clark, Charles W. Clark, H.P. Boucher, C.A. Poole, Frank Hanson and E.W. Mair.
    The floral tributes were massive, tokens of memory from people of all walks of life and many other expressions of sympathy were received by the family.
    Burial was made in the Methodist Cemetery.

Died In Houlton

Samuel Graham, 80, Was Born In Maine, Lived Greater Part of Life In New Brunswick

Canterbury, N.B., Nov 25, [1942]— The death of Samuel Graham occurred suddenly in Houlton on Nov 21st. He was born in Limerick, Maine, eighty years ago, the son of James and Eliza Graham, but spent the most of his life in New Brunswick. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs Glenn Nason, Princeton, Me., Mrs Lee Watson and Mrs Leslie Scott, Maxwell, one son, Alexander, Houlton, Me., a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren, one sister, Mrs John McArthur and two brothers, Alexander and William Graham. Funeral services were conducted by Rev Mr Jones in the Presbyterian Church, Kirkland. Interment in the family plot, Maxwell, N.B.


Miss P.I. Graham and R.L. Pierce Married at Saint John

Saint John, July 25, [1942]—The marriage of Miss Phyllis Irene Graham, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ellis Graham, of North Lake, York County, and Fusilier Robert Lawrence Pierce, youngest son of Mrs Ivy E. Pierce and the late William Pierce, of Moncton, took place on Sunday, July 12th, at 20 Elliott Row, Saint John, at the home of Rev E.H. Ramsay, minister of St. David's United Church.
    The bride was attended by Miss Jean Winters and Fusilier Robert Secord was groomsman.
    The bride wore an ankle length dress of blue sheer, with white hat, gloves and shoes, and carried a bouquet of assorted flowers.
    After the wedding a reception was held at the home of the groom's brother, William A Pierce, of 29 Somerset Street, Saint John. After the reception the happy couple left on a wedding trip to Moncton.


Miss Idella J. Grant and Aubrey Graham Married at Upper Woodstock

Canterbury Station, Oct 6, [1942]—A quiet wedding took place at the Baptist parsonage, Upper Woodstock, on Wednesday, September 30th at 3 p.m. when Miss Idella J. (Dolly) Grant, daughter of Mr and Mrs Andrew Grant, Canterbury Station and Aubrey Graham, son of Mrs Eva Graham and the late Daniel Graham, were united in marriage by Rev Fred Chapman.
    The bride who was unattended wore a tailored suit of blalck with pencil stripe, white sheer blouse and navy accessories. The ceremony was witnessed by Mrs Willis Swan of Harvey Station, sister of the bride and by Mrs Chapman, wife of the officiating clergyman.
    Immediately after the ceremony the bridal party motored to the home of the brides parents where supper was served. The house was effectively decorated in color scheme of pink and paly blue. Streamers were arranged from the ceiling to the four corners of a beautiful three-tiered wedding cake. The cake was decorated in silver surmounted with two tiny cupids. Later in the evening Mr and Mrs Graham left by motor car for [obscured]

War Vereran Dead

Pte. Millage Cosman of Debec, Died Suddenly While on Duty

Debec, Sept 1, [1942]—Many friends learned with regret of the death of Pte. Millage Cosman, age 46, of Debec which occurred suddenly near Saskatchewan on Monday, August 17th. A veteran of the First World War and a member of teh 2oth Company Veterans' Guard of Canada, 6th Platoon, at present stationed in St. Stephe, Pte. Cosman died of a heart attack while on duty with oother members of his company escorting German prisoners to their desitnation.
    Born at North Lake, York County, he was the son of the late Mr and Mrs Wallace Cosman. He lived the most of his life in Debec and was highly regarded by all who knew him. He is survived by a wife, formerly Miss Jessie Smith of Debec and ten children, the oldest son Floyd being with the Carleton and York Regiment overseas, also four brothers, Murray of Houlton, Robert of Saco, maine, Ralph of Southbridge, Mass., George of Woodstock, N.H., and two sisters, Mrs Augustus Upton of Avondale and Mrs Lyle MacLaggan of London, Ont.
    The United church at McKenzie Corner was filled to capacity for the funeral which was held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock after prayers at the home, Rev F.A. Anderson, Woodstock, officiating. A detachment of soldiers from the Woodstock armoury formed a guard of honor and acted as pall-bearers. Bugler Tyler sounded the Last Post and Reveille. Interment was in the Baptist cemetery at McKenzie Corner. Among the many floral tributes was a wreath from the Veternan's Guard of St. Stephen.


Millage Cosman

Private Millage Cosman, age 46 years, veteran of the World War, and member 20th Co. Veteran Guard of Canada, 6th Platoon of St. Stephen, died suddenly on duty on Monday, August 17th, of a heart attack while enroute with a carload of German Prisoners which he with two other members of his company were taking to a western point.
    Private Cosman leaves to mourn his wife, formerly Miss Elsie Smith of Debec, and ten children, the oldest son Floyd being with the Carleton and York Regiment in England, and the remaining nine at home; also four brothers, Murray of Houlton; Robert of Saco, Maine; Ralph of Southbridge, Mass.; George of Woodstock, N.H.; two sisters, Mrs Augustus Upton and Mrs Lyle McLaggan of London, Ontario.
    The funeral was held Sunday afternoon with prayers at the home at two o'clock, Rev F.A. Anderson officiating. A detachment of No. 7 Woodstock Vocational Training School attended in a body and fromed a guard of honor at the grave side. Members of No 7 district Depot acted as pall-bearers. Bugler Tyler sounded the last post.
    Interment was in the Baptist Cemetery at McKenzie Corner. Among the many floral tributes was a wreath from the Veterans Guard of St. Stephen, where Private Cosman was stationed.
    Among those attending the funeral were Mr and Mrs Murray Cosman, of Houlton; George Cosman, of Woodstock, N.H.; Mr and Mrs Augustus Upton, of Avondale; Mrs Lyle McLaggan, of London, Ont.;Mr and Mrs Peter Lutz, Mr and Mrs George Veysey, Mrs Earl Atkinson, North Lake; Mr and Mrs Wilbur Blackie, Ripples; Mrs Edwin Lipsett, Jacksonville; Mr and Mrs John Cosman, Speerville.
    Deceased was a son of the late Mr and Mrs Wallace Cosman of Debec.

John Lundon Dies At Canterbury Home

Canterbury, N.B., April 13, [1942]—The community lost one of its oldest and most respected residents in the death of John Lundon which occured at his home here yesterday.
    The last member of a large and well known family, he was a son of the late Mr and Mrs John C. Lundon and was born at Caverhill, York County, in 1850. He came to Canterbury when a small boy.
    Mr Lundon was associated in business with his brother, the late E. Lundon. He also carried on a lumber and pulp business. He had many friends in the province and United States, who will regret to learn of his death.
    Surviving are two nieces, Mrs H.W. Cowan, Canterbury; Mrs George A Hall, Houlton, Me., and two nephews, Dr. C.T. Lundon, Montreal; Col. A Lundon, Ottawa.