BARLUM'S CHEF IS DEAD
Clarence Smith, of Amherstburg, Was Well Known on the Lakes.
Clarence Smith, 55 years old, of Amherstburg, Ont., well known as a chef on lake freighters, died Monday in the United States marine hospital, Buffalo. He had been in ill health several weeks, but left Port William, Ont., on the steamer John J. Barlum, on the boat's first trip. At Buffalo he left the ship to go to the hospital.
Besides a widow, he leaves a daughter, Blanche, in Amherstburg, and a son, Mortimer, who was his assistant on the Barlum. The body will be brought to Amherstburg, where the funeral will be conducted by Lincoln Lodge, A. F. & A. M., of which Mr. Smith was a member. He leaves three brothers, Roland, John, and Philo, all chefs on lake boats.