John Kneeshaw,left, looks at school bus he was driving when a sanitation truck collided with him last Friday night near the Honorable Earl Rowe School. At right is Edgar Sturgeon of Sturgeon Bus Lines.
Mark and Ellen Cassells. Mark Cassells was born in Ireland. He immigrated first to New York, then came to Bradford. In 1870, he married Miss Ellen O'Brien, formerly of England. They settled on a farm near Stayner, Ontario. Some years later they moved to Bond Head, and lived where Mr. C. Switzer lived in 1966. Mark Cassells died in Bond Head shortly before 1908 at 66 years of age. He was buried in Bond Head. Mrs. Cassells moved to Toronto and died there at the age of 94. Their children were Francis, Gertrude, Agnes, William, Mark, Joseph, James, Josephine, and Henry. Francis and William both married. Josephine became Sister Mary of St. Paul's, Loretta Abbey, Toronto. Two children remained alive in 1967.
Douglas Booth, budget analyst at Canadian General Electric, Barrie, and an employee of the firm for 20 years, was honored on the occasion of his retirement last night at a dinner at River Garden Restaurant. From left: Gordon Laighton, finance manager and Mrs. Leighton, Mrs. Booth and Mr. Booth.