puty reeve, in i890 reeve, and in i891 mayor, each election, except 1SS7, being by acclamation. He is a Reformer in politics, and is active in the interests of the party, and the general welfare of his country. He is secretary and treasurer of Woodstock Collegiate Institute, chairman of the Water Works Commission, and a director of the Oxford Permanent Loan and Savings Company. In religion he is a Presbyterian. He is a member of the A.F. ~C A. M., C. O. F., O. S. C., A. O. F., and Woodstock A.A.A. He is a Past Chief Ranger of the C.O.F. and Trustee of the High Court, A.U.F.