Received Injuries in Auto Accident on Way Home from Grimsby to Which He Succumbs - Distressing news was received on Sunday at the home of Mrs. Archie Aiton of an automobile accident which resulted in the death of Earl H. Phipps. The accident occurred just outside of Olean,N.Y., a short distance from his home.
Deceased had been visiting with his sisters, spending New Year's day and up to last Saturday with them. Leaving here about 2 o'clock that day, he had about reached his destination along about 5 o'clock, at which time it had become dark. According to reports the deceased ran into a truck with a loaded trailer that was not carrying a tail light. Some lumber on the trailer which projected for a distance from the end of the trailer went through the radiator and punctured the deceased's right lung, as well as inflicting other body injuries which resulted in his death shortly after the accident.
Earl Phipps was born and reared in Grimsby, being the son of the late Arthur H. and Mrs. Phipps, Oak Street. He received his schooling here and was one of the boys. He left here some 12 years ago to week other fields. He settled in Olean, where he has been very successful.
He leaves to mourn his loss his widow and small daughter at Olean, and two sisters, Mrs. Archie Aiton and Miss Olivine, St. Andrew's Ave., and one brother, Lester, of Toronto. The funeral was held at Olean on Thursday afternoon.