Northern Whig - Friday, 8 September, 1939


BOYD--GLENN -- September 5, 1939, at Burt Presbyterian Church, by Rev. W. M. Kennedy, B.A., assisted by the Rev. D. Graham, B.A., Rev. W. Boyd, B.A., of The Mall Presbyterian Church, Armagh, to Meta Glenn, Lisfannon, Burt, Co. Donegal.

IRWIN--RODGERS -- On August 30, 1939, at Belmont Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. T. Rodgers, G.A., M.C. (father of the bride), assisted by the Very Rev. Dr. Henry Montgomery, M.A., and Rev. Gordon Young, B.A., Rev. David J. Irwin, B.A., elder son of Mr. and Mrs. David Irwin, 49, Agincourt Avenue, Belfast, to Elizabeth A. Rodgers, B.A., elder daughter of Rev. T. Rodgers, Magheragall Manse, Lisburn, and the late Mrs. Rodgers. At home -- Claggan Manse, Cookstown, October 26 and 27.

WIGHT--DOWLING -- September 5, 1939 (very quietly), at Windsor Church, Belfast, by the Very Rev Dr. William Corkey, M.A., D.D., John Mackay, elder son of the late Mr. Adam Y. Wight and Mrs. Wight, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, to Ida Elizabeth, elder daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dowling, Drumard, Osborne Park, Belfast.


COOPER -- September 6, 1939, at his residence, Craig Hall, Ferniskey, Kells, Andrew, beloved husband of Jeannie Cooper. Funeral to Connor New Cemetery, to-day (Friday), at 2 p.m.

KENNEDY -- September 7, 1939, at Home for the Blind, Cliftonville, Charlotte B. Kennedy, late of 9, Canterbury Street. Funeral private. At rest.

MITCHELL -- September 6, 1939, at his residence, 21, Tudor Place, Thomas, dearly-beloved husband of Matilda Mitchell. Funeral to-morrow (Saturday), at 2.30 p.m., to City Cemetery. Friends will please accept this intimation. Deeply regretted by his loving Wife; also his Sister-in-law (Isabella Gray).

MITCHELL -- September 6, 1939, at his residence, 21, Tudor Place, Thomas, dearly-loved father of Andrew Gray Mitchell. "We sorrow not even as others which have no hope." Inserted by his loving Son, and Granddaughter (Louie). 21, Tudor Place.

MITCHELL -- September 6, 1939, at his residence, 21, Tudor Place, Thomas, dearly-beloved father of Isa Andrews.
   Sunset and evening star,
      And one clear call for me:
   And may there be no moaning at the bar
      When I put out to sea.
Sadly missed by his loving Daughter and Son-in-law. ISA and GEORGE ANDREWS. Also little Desmond. Desmondville, Mayfair Avenue.

MITCHELL -- September 6, 1939, at his residence, 21, Tudor Place, Thomas, dearly-loved father of Louie Patterson. Love's last gift -- Remembrance. Inserted by this loving Daughter and Son-in-law. LOUIE and JIM PATTERSON And Family. 10, Sealands Parade, Belfast.

MITCHELL -- The Trustees and Building Committee of above Hall regret to learn of the death of their highly-esteemed Member, Wor. Bro. Thomas Mitchell. JOHN CORNETT, Chairman; GEORGE FENNER, ARTHUR B. KYLE., Hon. Secs.

MORGAN -- September 7, 1939, at Omeath, James, senior, Fruit Merchant (late of A. Morgan & Son, Ltd., Belfast and Dublin). -- R.I.P. Remains brought to St Malachy's Church, Belfast, this (Friday) evening. Funeral after 9 o'clock Mass from St. Malachy's Church, to-morrow (Saturday), to Milltown Cemetery. Inserted by his sorrowing Widow and Family. 34, Palmerston Road, Rathmines, Dublin.

McCLATCHEY -- September 6, 1939, at his residence, 5, Balmoral Avenue, Belfast, John, loved husband of Sarah J. McClatchey. House and funeral private.

NEWMAN -- September 6, 1939, at her parents' residence, Craigavon, Tandragee, Elizabeth, youngest daughter of W. J. and Annie Newman. Funeral to-day (Friday), at 3 p.m., to Tandragee Meeting-house Green.

ROBINSON -- September 6, 1939, at the residence of his uncle, Robert Millar, Magherabeg, Randalstown, Jamies Robinson (aged 15 years), dearly-beloved son of Annie McClean. Funeral to-day (Friday), at 12 noon, to O.C. Burying-ground, Randalstown. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Mother, Stepfather, and little Sister; also Uncle and Aunt.

TUFF -- September 6, 1939, at his residence, 48, James' Street, Harryville, Ballymena, William, beloved husband of Elizabeth Tuff. Funeral to-day (Friday), at 3 p.m., to Ballymena New Cemetery.

WILSON -- September 5, 1939, at 14, Whitewell Road, Greencastle, William John, beloved husband of Margaret Wilson. His remains will be removed from above address to-day (Friday), at 2.30 p.m., to City Cemetery.

WHITE -- September 7, 1939, at the Steward's House, Drum Manor, Cookstown, Emily Temple, beloved wife of Albert White. Funeral to Clare Churchyard to-morrow (Saturday), at 3 p.m.


Northern Ireland Weddings


Mr. William Grant, elder son of Mr. William Grant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Labour, and Mrs. Grant, 10 Glandore Gardens, Belfast, was married yesterday to Miss Raye O'Neill, second daughter of the late Mr. W. P. O'Neill and Mrs. O'Neill, Fifth Avenue, Baylands, Bangor. The ceremony took place in Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church, the officiating clergyman being Rev. J. Millar Craig, M.A. The bridesmaid was Miss Marie O'Neill, sister of the bride, and Mr. H. Hicks was the best man, deputising for Mr. Harry Grant, brother of the bridegroom, who has been called up for service. The wedding was originally fixed for September 30, but as the bridegroom has volunteered for the Engineers' Mercantile Marine and expects to be called up shortly the date was brought forward.


In Second Limavady Presbyterian Church yesterday Mr. Charles Munro A.R.I.B.A., Belfast, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Munro, Fifeshire, was married to Miss Marian Elizabeth Cousins, only daughter of Mr. W. D. Cousins, M.Com.Sc., and Mrs. Cousins, Trostan House, Limavady. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Robt. Macready, B.A., Limavady, assisted by Rev. R. L. Matchett, M.A., Banagher (uncle of the bride). Miss Gladys McCarter, L.T.C.L., Londonderry, was at the organ. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a smart pastel and marine blue two-piece in moss crepe, with blue hat to tone, and navy accessories. She carried a spray of cyclamen. The bridesmaid was Miss Elizabeth McMurray, B.A., Coleraine, who chose an old rose two-piece in moussé crepe, trimmed with navy, and worn with a navy hat. Her floral spray was of chrysanthemums. Mr. R. H. Elliott, B.D.S., Belfast, was best man. A reception was afterwards held at the home of the bride's parents.


Miss Phyllis Kinkead, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kinkead, Sandymount Street, Belfast, was married in Donegall Square Methodist Church to Mr. Thomas Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Wilson, Woodvale Avenue. Rev. W. L. Northridge, B.D., Ph.D., and Rev. J. W. P. Elliott officiated. Mr. H. S. Broomfield was organist and Miss Evelyn Gibb sang "I'll walk beside you." The bride wore a classical gown of ivory satin with train. The headdress was of pearls and lily of the valley, and she carried lilies. Her honeymoon has been cancelled since her husband is engaged on work of national importance in England. Three bridesmaids - The Misses Marjorie Brown, Eileen Taylor and Maureen Kinkead - wore ivory poult frocks with gardenias in their hair, and carried pink carnations. Mr. John Ellis, Dublin, was best man. Friends were entertained at Belfast Castle after the ceremony.


Dr. J. B, Hanna, India, gave his niece away in Helen's Bay Presbyterian Church. She is Miss Josine Faren, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Faren, Bangor. The bridegroom, Mr. John Pinkerton, is son of Mr. R. J. Pinkerton, Bangor, and the late Mrs. Pinkerton. Rev. John M. Patterson, B.A., Conlig, officiated, and Mr. F. Parsons was at the organ.

The bride wore a two-piece suit of ocean green boucle trimmed with Persian lamb, her hat being of the same shade, and she carried pink roses. Going away for her honeymoon, touring in Ireland, she wore grey and scarlet.

Miss Nancy Pinkerton, bridesmaid, was in rose colour, and carried sweet-pea. Mr. Ivon M'Cracken was best man.



Matron of Kent Mental Hospital.

Miss Elizabeth Lusk Macauley, who received the O.B.E. for her war service, has retired from the post of matron of Kent County Mental Hospital, Maidstone, after 19 years' service there.

The fourth and only surviving daughter of the late Robert and Mrs. Macauley, Mullaghduff, Armoy, she has two brothers, Mr. Leslie Macauley, and Mr. Andrew Macauley, J.P., on the home farm at Mullaghduff.



At Portglenone Petty Sessions yesterday Margaret J. Smyth, Tyanee, was charged with driving a motor bicycle without insurance, and Robert John Gordon, Lislee, was summoned for permitting the use of the machines.

Mr. J. P. M'Cann, who appeared for the defendant, said Gordon called at the young lady's house and left his bicycle until he went to get cigarettes. When he came back the lady was away on the machine, "Unfortunately she ran into one or two policemen." (Laughter.)

Gordon said he didn't give defendant authority to take the bicycle.

Mr. Mark, R.M., fined defendant 5s, with twelve months' suspension, and the summons against Gordon was dismissed.



Driver Exonerated.

A verdict of accidental death, the driver being exonerated, was returned at an inquest in Lisburn yesterday on Thomas Alex. Stewart, aged four, of 17, Tonagh Park, Lisburn, who was killed near his home on Wednesday afternoon.

James Chapman said he was standing at the corner of Tonagh Park when he saw a breadvan coming slowly towards him. He noticed a little boy lying on the road and ran over and stopped the driver.

Mrs. Helen Chapman said from her window in Tonagh Park she saw Stewart climbing up on a breadvan stopped outside his house.

Constable W. S. Magee, Inspector of Vehicles, said the van was in good working order.

Dr. W. A. Page said death was due to fracture of the skull and was probably instantaneous.



Hour's Resuscitation Efforts Futile.

Tribute to a doctor's efforts, lasting an hour, to resuscitate a two-year-old child who had fallen into a water tank, were paid at an inquest at Gortin, Newbuildings, Derry, yesterday, on George Ephraim Walker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Walker, Magheracannon, Newbuildings. A verdict of accidental drowning was returned.

It was stated that Mrs. Walker went to Londonderry on Wednesday evening. During her absence a neighbour, who said she usually looked after the children when the mother was away, missed the little boy, and he was subsequently found in the tank.

William Porter stated that the tank was usually covered, but on this occasion he had removed the planks as he was filling it.

Dr. J. S. Thompson, Londonderry, said that for an hour he tried injections and artificial respiration without avail. Death was caused by asphyxia, due to drowning.


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