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a. Note:   NI36549
Note:   )...........PASSING OF WEST FLAMBORO PIONEER..............With the passing away on Wednesday of last week of James Morden, of West Flamboro, the community lost one of the best and most respected citizens. While he had been a prominent figure hereabout in years gone by, advancing years and the infirmities that go with them had made it necessary for him to keep in retirement for some years past. However, a man with as fine a mind as his could not be otherwise than thoroughly abreast of the times, for he was a close student of public affairs. Born in the year 1819, of U.E.Loyalist stock, within a stone's throw of where he died and where he by his intelligence and brawny arm did his part in clearing up and developing one of the finest farms in Canada, the late Mr. Morden leaves a monument to his memory that will live beyond life's journey of all now here. He not only left a fine estate, but he left a character that all might be proud of, and as his minister remarked at his burial service, all who knew him were better for such acquaintance, for he was a fine Christian gentleman. The deceased, who was not only a staunch Conservative, but no bigot, allowing to every man the right to think and act for himself, performing his share of citizen's duty, having for twenty years occupied a seat at the municipal council board, both as councillor and reeve, and that he performed the duties appertaining to these offices with satisfaction to the people and honour to himself, all are well aware. For a great many years he was a magistrate, being one of the first that was appointed by the Late Hon. Robert Spence............................Since the death of his wife some fifteen years ago, the deceased had lived very qui


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