The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on October 31, 1949 · Page 11
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The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada · Page 11

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Monday, October 31, 1949
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TnlS (Jil'AWA JUUKWAb C.A. Magrafh Former MP Dies In9fh Year VICTORIA, BC. Oct. 3L CT Charles Alexander Magrath, 89, prominent for half a century in . Canadian 'business, politic! and wartime adminstratlon. died here yesterday after a lengthy illness. Mr. Magrath , began a distinguished career as land surveyor in the Northwest in 1878. He was mayor of Lethbridge, 1881. and a member of the Territorial Legislature "for the Northwest Territories from 1892 to 1898. In that year he became the Member of Parliament for -the Alberta riding of Medicine Hat. Section Chairman.. A member of the' International Joint Commission from ' 191.1' to 1915, be was appointed Canadian section chairman and served until 1936. ' ' - 1 Otherj activities included the chairmanship of the Ontario Hydro-Electric Commission from 1925 untU 1831 and. membership on the Newfoundland Royal Commission -of 1933. - i Mr. Magrath came to Victors in .1937. His wife pre-deceased him by several years. Surviving are two daughters. Mrs. F. J. D. Pemberton. Washington. DC, and Laura Magrath, here, and a son, Charles 'Bolton Magrath. of Chicago. Mr. Magrath was a member of the Rideau. Ottawa, Mount Royal, Montreal, and. Cosmos, Washington, clubs. C. A. Magrath was born on April 22,. 1860. near North Augusta, Ont, the son, of Bolton Magrath, of North of Ireland stock, and Laura - (McPbee) Magrath. HU father was Inspector of Protestant schools in the Province of Quebec. When he was 38, he went west with the first Dominion 'Land Survey. In 188S, after seven years in the West, he gravitated to Lethbridge, a young settlement He i pecame aiiacnea to we - uaii ' companies, and was soon managing the irrigation canal development of the Gait Interests.' These were transforming the early dry belt of Southern Alberta into a region fit for intensive farming. At the age of 32. he was elected a , Conservative member of the Northwest Territories Leglsla-1 tur. which ruled a new- em Dire from Regina. Nicholas Flood Dgyin and Frank Oliver were among bis ' colleagues . there. Magrath .was taken Into the Haultain Cabinet in .1888, and remained until 1901, hi which year' he became the first mayor of . the newly-incorporated Lethbridge. r When the Canadian Pacific Railway took over the. irrigation development which he had largely .built .up, Magrath resigned ' his managership,, retired and went hack East, In .1906. He , took up his residence n Ottawa. In 1908 ' he was nominated as Conservative .candidate for the Medicine Hat seat in the House of Commons and. though not particularly desirous of renewing a political career, .went back West for a brief campaign and was elected. , : ,v Opposed JUclproclty. Ma m-ath. however, was no Boli-Jtributed 1,440,000 horsepower as tician. He found little of interest InaryVde liament Hill and ad no stomach for political manoueverings. When the general election of 1911 came. Magrath, chairman of the Conservative caucus, fought against .reciprocity and was defeated. ' Before the elections he had been one of the Canadian Commons representatives at the Coronation-f George V. After the elections, he was appointed a member of the Canadian section of the International Joint Waterways Commission.-the body which oversees the interests of Canada and the United. States in the rivers crossing of forming the boundary. In 1913 Magrath was selected as -chairman of the special commission to investigate and report ori a highway system for Ontario. NATIONAL lr See Ihem Ml CJTJ-rM and Standard broadcast. tubw, 12- Inch Dynapowar apaakar. Auto-matic record playar. S399. As for Free Demonstration BUDGET v TERMS ARRANGED Sales and Service - HARDY ELECTRIC Appliances Contractors 1302 WELLINGTON ST. 8 8853 y t' ; ) t lA V 4 J t I V,-4 y I 1 tK ) CHARLES A. MAGRATH. The recommendations have been largely carried out in Ontario's great highway program. In 1914 he became chairman of the Canadian section of the Joint Commission. With the outbreak of the war, he threw himself wholeheartedly into work where be thought he might be most useful. He was an active member of the War Trade Board, and on the executive of the Patriotic Fund. In 1917 he became fuel controller for the Dominion. In 1922 he was chairman of the fuel advisory board for Canada. t He went back to his beloved Alberta in 1920 as chairman of a special committee on agricultural conditions in Southern Alberta. Mr. Magrath became chairman of the Ontario Hydro Electric Power Commission on September 11, 1923. When the appointment was announced Premier G. Howard Ferguson pointed out that probably no man in the Dominion was so - familiar with the St. Lawrence situation in all its aspects as Mr. Magrath "nor better able to defend the rights of Ontario and direct the course which the province should follow". When head of Ontario Hydro. Mr. Magrath declared he believed the development of the power resources of the St. Law rence should be. proceeded with, without delay. He thought this could ,be done without - prejudicing any future navigation development. "I am not concern ed about the International or in- terprovincial aspects of the St Lawrence problem":' he said. I have every confidence in being able to come to proper terms Jn connection with the St. Lawrence in a way that would satisfy- our neighbors to the south and to the east". ' : v Gatineau Contract In 1927 he approved the contract with the Gatineau Power Company whereby the company was to supply to the commission 100,000 horsepower for Eastern Ontario. Two years later he decided to resign. "A time comes when we all have to make way for others", he remarked. He was 69 years of age. , But he agreed to remain until certain important project were completed. At the end of 1930, after suffering some ill-health; he moved to Ottawa and his resignation from the chairmanship was accepted on February 9, 1931. , During his term the Hydro Commission developed , Into ' a practical, monopoly of power dis tribution in the province. It dis- compared with 691,000 when he had come to it; municipal contracts had increased from 418 to 663; Niagara had' been developed to 735,000 horsepower capacity, sufficient for requirements for some years. Mr. Magrath was a powerful opponent of the export of water-power, and he did not believe in letting private companies develop more r power than they needed for their plant purposes. - DETROIT PUBLISHER DIES. DETROIT. -Oct. 31. George M. Slocum, 60, publisher of Auto motive News, dled-ein hospital Saturday. He had been ill for the last three ..months from heart disease. Slocum had been publisher of the weekly trade newspaper. here since 1933. For many years he was active In Detroit business and civic affairs. RADIO WEEK OCT. 29 to NOV. 5, . . , hear them . . . compare thent , ! GENERAL ELECTRIC Each a masterpiece of cabinet-maker's art Includes modern improvements fpr better recep- . tion and reproduction of records. Edgar Mcintosh, 76 Dies at Williamsburg MORRISBURG, Oct. 31. (Special) Prominent in district fanning circles for many years, Edgar Mcintosh, 76.- died suddenly in his Williamsburg home at fl o'clock Saturday night Mr. Mcintosh had been visiting friends during the evening and sat down to rest upon his return. Ten minutes later he was dead of a 'heart attack. . Son of the late John Mcintosh and Diana Casselman, he Was the fifth generation of Mclntoshes to be born on the family homestead, "Sunnybrook Farm", two miles north of Williamsburg. He was educated in district schools and more than 50 years ago married Jessie Strader of Williamsburg. He led an active life on Sunnybrook Farm until; his retirement to the village 10 years-ago. . j Always active in church work' he waa an elder of Williamsburg United Church and sang in the choir for many years. ' Surviving besides his wife are two sons. Dr. John Mcintosh, Chateauguay, . NY; Strader. at home on the farm; two daughters, Mrs. Clinton Fetterley, Mrs. Fred Donne van, both of Oshawa; four brothers. Dr. Aden Mcintosh, Unity, Sask.; Isaac. Williamsburg; Angus, Sacramento, CaL; . John, Ottawa; one sister, Miss Florence Mcintosh, Williamsburg. Funeral will 'be from the late residence Tuesday at 2 p.m. (DST) to Williamsburg United Church. Rev. Gerald Fee officiating. Burial wity be in Williamsburg cemetery. James Lisk Dies In Hospital An employe of the Charles Ogilvy Ltd, for 25 years, James Lisk, 72 Main street Aylmer, Que., died in an Ottawa hospital Saturday following a lengthy illness. He was 63. years old. Born in Eganville, he was the son of pioneer parents John and Anna Lisk. - He attended Belleville Business College for a time .after -receiving his primary education in Eganville. He came to Ottawa 30 years ago following a number of years in business partnership with his brother at Eganville. He married. Margaret Cuthbert here in 1927. A member of St PauTs-East-ern- United Church until he moved to Aylmer recently he had been attending Aylmer United Church before his illness. Surviving besides his wife are, one daughter, Mrs. Ian Swann, (Pat), Ay inter, Que.; two brothers, Herman, Pembroke, and E. A. Lisk, Eganville; three sisters, Mrs. Av Smith, Ottawa, Mrs. Mary Holly, Bancroft Miss Minnie Lisk. Detroit and one grandson. The body Is at Hulseand Play-fair Ltd., where Rev. Charles Dawes of Aylmet United Church, .assisted by 'Rev. J. H. Osterhout will conduct services Tuesday at 2 pjn. Interment will be at Beech-wood cemetery. Mrs. J. N. Landreville Mourned by Friends Relatives and friends Saturday morning paid last tribute to Mrs. Joseph Napoleon Landreville, the former Marie-Louise Lalonde. who died Wednesday after a long illness at the home of her son Xenephon Leclair, 282 Shakespeare street East view. The funeral cortege left the parlors of Racine and Robert 385 Montreal road, for requiem mass at Notre Dame de Lourdes church at 7.30 ajn. The mass was chanted by Rev. Joseph Thibault assisted by ReV. E. Hadd and Rev. R. Hotte. Interment was at Notre Dame, cemetery. FIANCE OF ACTRESS DIES. LOS ANGELES, Oct 31. Dr. John L. Duzik, 32, fiance of actress June Haver, died in horpitat Saturday following an operation. Miss Haver was at his bedside. Modal CMS tube. 5 'i -Inch , Dyoapowar ipcakar. built-in Beam -a -S co pa antenna.' Baa Booat. Walnut 39.95. Ivory. 43.30. .. Model C7J1 3 tubea and Dyna-power epeaker give- excellent reception and clear tone. In walnut, 36.30. In ivory, roe or orchid, 2S.93. : r " - -K-" 11 v " ' a tmk ' i i t i Miss Florence Payette Civil Servant Die Miss Florence Payette, well- known Sandy Hill resident, died Saturday at the home Of her brother, Cleo Payette, 12 Lees avenue.-following a lengthy illness. She was Si. Miss Payette was born 1(1 1898 at Mattawa, Ont, daughter of the late George Payette ' and Mary Chamberlain. She received her education at Haileybury, Ont, prior to coming to Ottawa in 1914. Until her retirement i few months ago she was an employe of the Treasury branch of Department of National Health. Miss Payette was a devout par ishioner of St Joseph's church. member of League of the Living Rosary, and League of the Sacred Heart. She was also an j active member of the St John Ambul ance Association. I She is survived by three brothers,' Cleo Payette, Ottawa; George Payette, Pontiac, Mien.; Ernest Payette, Bourlemaque; two sisters, Mrs. Gerald Reid. Gatineau; Mrs. W. L. Riley, Noranda. The body is at Whelan's Funeral Home, from where the funeral will be held on Tuesday at 11-30 a.m, to Church of Canadian Martyrs for solemn libera service at 11.45 a.m. Requiem mass M11 be chanted in the church on Wed- nesday at 8 a.m. j Interment will be made Notre Dame cemetery. j in Mrs. Louise Miller Dies Suddenly Mrs. Louise Miller, formerly of Pembroke, died suddenly on Saturday at the home of her daughter. Miss Klusne Miller, 1324 Bathurst street Toronto. A native of Fort William, Que. she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James McCool. Following her marriage in 1898 to R. C. Miller in Fort William she resided for 18 years in White-horse, Yukon, where her husband was assistant gold commissioner. Since 1918 she had lived in Pembroke and Fort William, moving to Toronto after her husband's death in 1944. 1 She is survived by three sons, Francis A., and Lewis T of Fort William. Que and R. Edward of Toronto: a daughter. Miss Kluane Miller, of Toronto, as well as six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. I The funeral service will be held in the Church of St. Paul the Hermit Sheenboro, Que., with libera service at 2.30 p.m. Tuesday and requiem mass Wed nesday morning. When a tree stops growing it beeins to decline in health and vigor, Exceptional . 1 ar Values In Top Quality Coati Styled in the Sew Fashions 107 Bank, St Cor. Albert ' TeL S-777S ! IS CHASTITY OUTMODED? DOES suppression of sex desires frustrate healthy emotional ' development? What is the fallacy in trying to test sexual compatibility before marriage? In the November Reader's Digest now on sale Dr. David R. Mace, Marriage Consultant, gives one of the moet thorough, modern and convincing answers to these vital questions that has yet been published. Read how and why unchastity. damages your mind, your spirit and above all your capacity for true and mature human love. I (CWMna W'omaV Horn Cmnpoafcui) Alto in Reader's Diieti DOES your family weU"f : That's what 64 iamiliea tboufht until ' they took part in a unique experiment. Here are aurprtaiac facts about defi-' cienoea in the average i"good" diet i . and bowrieer planning and cooking of meala improved the health of the - entire group famili just like your. Dent let gyp ntt-freaie rvin your car. A gallon of gyp anti-freexe can coat you nundreda of dollar in repairs. (And a million gallone of the - wrong atuff ar aold annually under falae claims.) Here are the facta abeut anti-fraese . . . bow to pick a eeneibla mixture . . . and the wiae cooling eye. tern etepa to take before installing any anti-freeze. I Hew they broke Cardinal Minds. - xenty. After M boura of torture i (a record reaiatanoe) he "corucaaed." And then hia torturer act about making him btUevt the document they'd wrung from him. Report from eyewitneea aourcea of how the Keda, uaing in human too la and druga of modern acience. diaintegrated one of the from "iM umiw m cmry i And mar than 30 other article of ; lotting interest, fleeted from trading magaanee and current bonk, condensed to tout your time, for instance: WlurrwaM wffll anaricM ? i Ramona BarthteUa without j pulling puncbea. , Uftd af Will Rjpn. LUeSaMhe I lovable cowboy and some of har- undying wfttiriama. VTtaHottaf s twKsnirdu"Thrii-ing story of one of the greatest I aaa c ha ana in hietory. And m teort ofjohes and anecdote. NOVEMBER ISSUE Readers Digest MOW OMMWSSTAMM I i Pioneer offlundas Hugh Shaw Dies In 98th Year CHESTERVILLE. Oct. 31. (Special) Believed to be the oldest resident in Dund s County, Hugh 'Shaw died Sum home of his grandson. 4-r at the Hugh Mc- Millan, of Alma, at the age of 98. He had been ill for two! weeks. Mr. Shaw was born hear Hall- ville in 1832. a son Hugs Shaw and his the late ife Annie Wylie. In 1874 he m rried the former Maria Hyndman, who died 12 years ago, Following his mar age, Mr. Hallville Shaw farmed In the at-ea. but In 1880 moved Into the village to open general in the business store. He was active community and in hit until 1906. when he rei lred. keen in He maintained his QUALITY is our Keynote in - i av ar i jj. v ji .. i . - 7 T mm i vi iv r I 1 " ' - .'' '''.'''! Youths' S ip-on Cold weather ccnfort combined with stnuxt styling make these all wool overcoats a stand-out value for the youth who wjants to look his best. Extra comfort ' is supplied by f he three-quarter length rayon silk lining . . v' styling is of brown, blue mnd grey, Others Boys' Wodl CordJRENCH COATS Here is a comfor able youngster . wqol coat style with bi It . are brown and I awn. 21 95 Sizes 25 to 28 2 Large selection of stitdeiita' breasted and one button Stud model eulta . . . panto finished with pleats and zlpperJ You are sure to find e suit to stilt you In our large slock nf gabardines. ' serges, coverta. shark kina and glenn ehecka in a itariety of Drown, fawn, blue and grey. to ss. AUTHOR DIES. PITTSBURGH, Oct 31. Dr. George Carver, author and pro fessor of English literature at the University of Pittsburgh for the last 23 years, died Saturday night He was 81. He was the author of 13 published textbooks and essays, the most recent of which was "Alms fbr Oblivion", a collection of biographical essays. terest ' In community activities, and in 1927 moved to Alma, He was a familiar figure in the community, and was appointed an honorary elder of the United Church there. Mr. Shaw was also a member of the Canadian Order of Foresters. Rev. F. J. Vowles conducted the funeral service this afternoon in Alma United Church. He was assisted by Rev. W. A. Morrison, of Dunbar, and Rev. D. Holmes, of Hallville. Mr. Shaw Is survived by one daughter, Mrs. W. A. McMlllen, of Alma, and fbur grandchildren. Teenage vr?y 1 -.. . f a 1 lift to 154 : .'Iff -ZiZf- Style, All Wool accented by the smart colours Sizes 33 to 37 22.95 to J7JJ Winter -coat for the active cord, double-breasted trench , . quilted lining. Colours .95 Sizes 29 to 33 LI nts SUITS and 3 Piece Styles Pi r double lounge 35M 49a Sizes Pembroke Woman Resigns Hospital Post FORT ERIE, Ont, Oct 31 CP) Miss A, . Zadow, superintendent of nurses of the Douglas Memorial Hospital here for the last year, has resigned and returned to her home-In Pembroke, Ont, Dr. Garnet K. Chapman, chairman of the hospital board, said Saturday. The board is expected to make a new appointment soon. GIFT PAYMENT TO ISRAEL. GENEVA. Oct 31. A gift payment of $2,500,000 is' to be made to Israel under an agreement between the Israel government and the International Refugee Organization. It will be used to finance the building in Israel of five institutions providing accommodation' for 1,600 ill and aged Jewish refugees. Wear foij Boys arid Girls COATS twills, All the latest styles to please the teen- !" . agers . . . fitted and loose models ... some coats feature fur trim . ... others have gay ' plaid stoles to match the linings. Sizes ;. Sub-Teen COATS red. light and green and teal OVERCOATS , l i A i TALL, PORTLAND, Ore-, Oct Don Whelk, 20-year-oid college student- Saturday plunged feet to his death on the ley Whelk slopes of Mount , H lost his footing in a rhetor, ice- sheathed chute 300 feet from the' summit of the 11.245-foot peak lust at dawn.' His -year-old L sister watched him falll COLGATE- BABY POWDER Helps prevent diaper rash relieves chafing and scald! v 4. u. f t : e- CMC IXIWBJLJ BSMI T RILLED BY Christmas' Shopping; Store Hours: Open All Day Wednesday Shop Daily Monday thro Saturday : i, Fleeces, Velours r 1 ! ! 34 95 We have a large selection of sub-teen eoata , . ; loose and fitted . twin and yelonr; ... rayon satin quilted llninf C-aoitne 1 uv vui. t- tk.'nni.. wn .v.aJ a!i iir dark brown, light and dark - blue. Sizes 10 to 14X. V 1 1' i.l i'i Laroeqne't, .';'..:;.", k'v'.l'j . ;'M Third ' MmLi'-'i - !ii l!:ii.,; ii All-wool covert cloth ... featuring the popular lap seam, with pleat and zipper'. Good looking colours for school or dress-up . . . light and dark blue, light and dark brown. Waist sizes 28 to 32. i M -A T 4.

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