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IN MEMORIAM.

BRADFORD C. DIVINE.

BRADFORD C. DIVINE died at his home in Willowvale, N. Y.. November 3, 1907, as the result of a long illness.

He was born in New York Mills, in 1844, and was in the service of the Utica Steam Cotton Mills for twenty-five years, then taking charge of the Utica-Willowvale Bleachery.

He was actively engaged in the affairs of the town, in which he was very highly respected.

He was

a member of the Masonic fraternity, and other organizations.

In 1867 he married Miss LUCY SAUNDERS of Utica, who survives him with three sons.

He became a member of this Association April 27, 1899.

FRANK H. DWELLY.

FRANK H. DWELLY, treasurer of the Tecumseh Mills, Fall River, Mass., died snddenly, January 25, 1908.

He was born in Augusta, Me., in 1855, and entered the office of the Tecumseh Mills after graduating from a business college in Providence, R. I. He was in the service of these mills for the whole of his life.

He became a member of this Association April 27, 1899.

HENRY S. HOUGHTON, JR.

HENRY S. HOUGHTON, JR., was a thorough mill man, having learned the mill business from his father. At the age of sixteen, he was overseer at the Smith's mill in Smithville, Barre, Mass. After a time, he left there to attend Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, Mass. With the exception of several years spent there he followed the mill business all his life, being overseer in Shirley Village, Blackstone, and at the Nourse Mill, Woonsocket.

In 1890 he left Woonsocket to accept a superintendent's position with the Paul Whitin Manufacturing Company, Northbridge, Mass., and was there until 1903, when he went to Montreal as general superintendent of the Merchants' Cotton Company. When a merger was formed uniting all the mills in Canada, Mr. HOUGHTON came back to the States, and at the time of his death, May 7, 1907, at the age of fifty-six, was superintendent at the Anchor Webbing Company, Woonsocket. Pneumonia followed by acute Brights' disease was the cause of death.

He left a widow, a son and a daughter.
He became a member of this Association April 24, 1895.

STEPHEN ALBERT KNIGHT.

STEPHEN ALBERT KNIGHT died at his home at Buttonwood, R. I., August 10, 1907.

He was one of the best types of American cotton manufacturers, having spent seventy-two years of life in cotton manufacturing. Beginning at the age of eleven years in the Harris Mills at Coventry, R. I., he worked up, step by step, and became overseer in the spinning room at Pontiac, until 1850. When the mill was closed he attended the Fruit Hill Academy.

In 1853, with his brothers, he formed the Hebron Manufacturing Company, with mills at Hebronville and Dodgeville,

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