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  • Prominent Manufacturer of Niagara Peninsula Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1948, p. 1,8     Ex-Mayor Arthur Hewson Had Been Ill For Some Months - Served Grimsby On The Last Village Council And As Mayor For Six Years And Latterly As A Water Commissioner - Began His Life Work In The Basket Industry In The Early 90's - Conducted A Great Amount of Experimental Work ...
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1948, p. 1,8   Ex-Mayor Arthur Hewson Had Been Ill For Some Months - Served Grimsby ...
  • Little Child Crushed Under Wheels of Delivery Truck
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Aug 1948, p. 1     Driver Never Saw Little Tot As He Slowly Backed Out Of Driveway - William Walter Ball Killed Before Eyes Of Mother Who Was Too Far Away To Save Him - In full view of his mother, not close enough to save him, William Walter Ball, 17-month-old son and only child ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Aug 1948, p. 1   Driver Never Saw Little Tot As He Slowly Backed Out Of Driveway ...
  • Instantly Killed by Train at Crossing
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Aug 1948, p. 1     George Campbell, 72, prominent fruit grower of R.R.1, Jordan, was instantly killed shortly after 1 o'clock Monday afternoon when his one-ton truck was struck by a CNR locomotive at a crossing just east of Vineland. Campbell, who was alone in the truck, was thrown out as the truck tumbled ahead ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Aug 1948, p. 1   George Campbell, 72, prominent fruit grower of R.R.1, Jordan, was instantly killed ...
  • "Mayor of Little Places" Crosses the Great Divide
    Grimsby Independent, 27 May 1948, p. 1,8     Andrew D. Clarke, native son of Grimsby suffers sudden seizure - Became one of Canada's greatest radio personalities through his "Neighborly News" Broadcast - had been equally as well known as a newspaperman. All Ontario was saddened and shocked on Wednesday night and early on Thursday morning ...
    Grimsby Independent, 27 May 1948, p. 1,8   Andrew D. Clarke, native son of Grimsby suffers sudden seizure - Became ...
  • Prominent in Fruit Industry Many Years
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Sep 1948, p. 1,9     For many years one of the most prominent men in the fruit industry of Ontario, as well as in general activities for the advancement of this area, Charles William Franklin (Frank) Carpenter, of Grimsby, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, on Thursday last. In his 82nd year, he was born ...
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Sep 1948, p. 1,9   For many years one of the most prominent men in the fruit ...
  • Little Baby Burned to Death in Crib
    Grimsby Independent, 9 Sep 1948, p. 1,5     The burned and charred body of two and a half year old Kenneth Austin was found in the crib in which he met his death, following a flash fire that raced through the three room dwelling on the M.S. Nelles property last Friday afternoon. The child, youngest son of Mr. ...
    Grimsby Independent, 9 Sep 1948, p. 1,5   The burned and charred body of two and a half year old ...
  • Gas Explosion Takes Life of Former Grimsby Woman
    Grimsby Independent, 7 Oct 1948, p. 1,3     Little more than an hour after they heard a radio newscast Sunday evening telling of a woman being taken from her blast-shattered 13th floor apartment after an explosion had caused hundreds of tenants to flee from a 15-storey apartment in New York City's Peter Cooper Housing Development, Mr. and ...
    Grimsby Independent, 7 Oct 1948, p. 1,3   Little more than an hour after they heard a radio newscast Sunday ...
  • Instantly Killed Walking on Highway
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Oct 1948, p. 1,11     Mary Boldt, 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Boldt, R.R. 1, Vineland, was instantly killed on Saturday night when she was struck by a car driven by George Knight, 28, of Vineland Station. The unfortunate girl was walking along a country road with Muriel Bowers, a girl friend. Miss ...
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Oct 1948, p. 1,11   Mary Boldt, 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Boldt, R.R. 1, ...
  • Death Calls Old Soldier
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Dec 1948, p. 21,22     ... Hospital, London, on Friday, December 10, 1948. He had been a patient...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Dec 1948, p. 21,22   ... Hospital, London, on Friday, December 10, 1948. He had been a ...
  • Grimsby Independent, 1 Jan 1948
        ..., ONTARIO. THURSDAY, JANUARY 1st, 1948. sold to further assist the upkeep...
      ..., ONTARIO. THURSDAY, JANUARY 1st, 1948. sold to further assist the upkeep...
  • Full Legion Honours Given to American Army Soldier
    Grimsby Independent, 13 May 1948, p. 1,5     All the honours that could be given by a little town to a fighting man of the Empire, or her Allied Forces, were given this week to PFC John Wesley VanDyke of the American Army, who gave his all in defense of His Country and the Allied Forces at the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 13 May 1948, p. 1,5   All the honours that could be given by a little town to ...
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