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From: "Patti Hand" <>
Subject: [Ont] Re: Grandma's Scrapbook - Page 85
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 23:06:39 -0600
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These clippings were saved in a book by my great-grandmother Sarah Elizabeth
(SELBY) AGAR, or perhaps by her mother, Eliza (BELL) SELBY. Unfortunately,
most are not dated and I do not know which newspaper they were from.
However, I suspect that many of them were from The Alliston Herald. I will
type them just as they appear -- spelling mistakes, punctuation and all!
Each posting here represents one page (one side) from the book.
A quiet, but pretty wedding took place on Wednesday of last week at the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. James R. DICKSON, Victoria street, when their
daughter, Miss Ethel, became the bride of Mr. Jas. KERR. The bride was
charmingly attired in cream taffetta silk, trimmed with embroidery chiffon
and all-over lace to match, and carried a shower boquet of roses, carnations
and maiden-hair fern. She was attended by Miss Francis DAWSON, who was
attired in cream taffetta silk, trimmed with shirred chiffon and Russian
chiffon, and carried a boquet of cream roses and pink carnations. The groom
was assisted by his brother, Mr. Britton KERR, of Stayner. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. J. J. FERGUSON in the presence of the immediate friends of
the contracting parties. The happy couple left for a trip to Toronto and
Death of Mrs. J. H. DUNDAS.
The death of Mrs. DUNDAS, wife of Mr. J. H. DUNDAS of the Frost & Wood Co.,
Toronto, took place on Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robt.
AITCHISON, Nicolston, after an illness of several months. The deceased was
a popular young woman and had only been married about three years ago. She
was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. AITCHISON and was of a bright, happy
disposition. She is survived by her husband, one brother and her father and
mother, to whom the sympathy of the community will be extended.
BELL-MURRAY -- In Tecumseth, on Thursday, March 17, 1904, at the residence
of the bride's parents, by Rev. A. C. WATT, Lilian Mabel BELL of Tecumseth
and Joseph MURRAY of Thompsonville.
Late F. T. MERCER's Funeral.
Many friends of the late F. T. MERCER attended the funeral service held
yesterday at 158 St. John's road, West Toronto. Mr. MERCER was the brother
of the late General MERCER. Major (Rev.) R. MacNAMARA, of St. John's
Anglican Church, conducted the funeral service. High tribute was paid to
the deceased by Major (Rev.) A. L. BURCH, past president of the General
Mercer Branch, G.W.V.A., the branch of the Great War Veteran's Association
in West Toronto which was named after the brother of the deceased.
Mrs. J. L. KIDD of Collingwood is spending a few days with friends in this
The residents of Essa learned with deep regret of the death of Mrs. Nelson
GREENLEES on Thursday last at the early age of thirty-six years. Mrs.
GREENLEES had been in poor health for about two months, but until a short
time prior to her demise her illness was not considered very serious. The
late Mrs. GREENLEES was born at Angus and was married over thirteen years
ago. She is survived by her husband and two children, the youngest being
only a few weeks old, who have the sympathy of all in their sad loss. The
funeral on Sunday to the Union cemetery, Alliston, was very largely
Death of Rev. W. E. CARROLL.
The citizens of Alliston learned with the deepest sorrow of the death of
Rev. W. E. CARROLL, formerly rector of Alliston and West Essa, which took
place on Saturday at the rectory, Bowmanville, where he had been stationed
for the past seven years. During a residence in Alliston of many years,
Rev. Mr. CARROLL and his family were held in the highest esteem. His death
was the result of heart trouble. The only surviving member of the family is
Miss Mabel CARROLL. The remains were taken to Streetsville for interment on
Monday, where they were laid beside the remains of his wife and son, who
died several years ago. A memorial service will be held in St. Andrew's
church, Alliston on Sunday, March 6th.