The annual gathering of the Etherington family was held at the home of Charles Etherington, of Beamsville, on Tuesday, August 25. It was held on this day to honor George Etherington on his 94th birthday. Ninety-seven sat down to tables set on the spacious lawns. Twenty-four of those present are direct descendants of George Etherington. Members and friends of the family were present from North Bay, Toronto, Hamilton, Buffalo, Dunnville, Marshville, Cayuga, Canfield, Caistorville, Abingdon, Grassie, Grimsby, Jordan, Low Banks, Welland and other nearby points.
The afternoon was spent in renewing acquaintances, playing baseball, running races, etc. The election of officers was held for the coming year, and resulted as follows: Joe Etherington, Grimsby, president; Steve Ackerman, Toronto, vice-president; Mrs. A. Swick, Marshville, secretary; Steve Ackerman, Toronto, convener of sports.
The reunion will be held next year in Mountain park, Hamilton, on August 25.
The happy gathering broke up after rendering Mr. and Mrs. Charles Etherington a vote of thanks for their kind hospitality.