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Description: Various News

Date: June Various 1899

Newspaper published in: Newmarket

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June 1899


He Is Dead Now- Brantfird Ontario, May 27- The death occured last night under very tragic circumstances of Jno Galbraith a young dry goods clerk of this city. Galbraith had an engagement with a young lady names Miss Ethel Secord to go for a bicycle ride. He called at the lady's house on Usher St. about 8 o'clock in the evening and while she was getting ready to start he sat on the veranda in front talking pleasantly with the girls father "I see your not yet after the 24th' remarked Mr. Secord jocosely "Oh no I'm not yet" replied galbraith. Almost immediatley after he had spoke the young man's head fell forward on his breast and before Mr. Secord Galbraith was dead indeed. Deceased who was 24 years of age had been subject to heart trouble and was warned by his Dr. not to over exert himself. He had not heeded the warning however and had taken a long bicycle ride on the 24th. This with his ride to Secord's home is supposed to have hastened the threatened result.

Harry Anderson has been sent to the penitentiary for 5 years on the charges of arson in Almonte and a boy accomplice has been sent to the Reformatory for two years

Algie- Dr. Algie and wife of Alton were here last week from Tuesday to Thursday on a visit to their daughter who is a stenographer at Canas Factory. Besides them were two sisters and a brother also a cousin and the sisters cousin from Toronto

Charles- Mr. W.H Charles and family who occupied wigwams in Mr. Angus Williams bush since last September left this week for their home on Snake Island

Gallagher- Mrs. Gallagher got a letter from her son last week who left here about 8 years ago. He travelling through Pensylvania with a circus and Menagerie called The Great Wallace Shows. In a copy of the Parkersburg paper referring to the afternoon performance that made over 5000 people happy we find the following paragraph: Mr. Bert Davis the press agent is one of those whole souled men you don't need everyday and his efficient work is one of the reasons the show meets with success everywhere. He is certainly the right man in the right place and will always save a line or two for Mr. Davis. His right man on the door is Mr. Gallagher who has been with the show for several years and is a gentleman of the truest type, who makes friends wherever he goes.

Graham- Mr. O.T Graham, photographer on the advice of his physician is going North next week on a trip for the benefits of his health, consequently the gallery will be closed for a couple of months. On his return he intends to enlarge and renovate the premises

Savage- Constable Savage is in the employ of the G.T R this week having charge of the district from Barrie to Aurora to see that no breach of the peace is committed against the Ry property during the strike

Smalley- Mrs. Morden of Richmond Hill Co. Mich., and Mrs. Powell of Clarmont are spending a week in town here with their sister Mrs. Smalley

Wismer (Wiemer)- Mr. Walter Wismer is home for vacation. He just passed his final examination at the College of Pharmacy, Toronto with honors. He intends to go into business in Barrie

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