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THE annual report of the Canadian Bank of Com-
toerce is being sent out by the McKinm Agency, To-
ronto. The report is a very lengthy one this year.
Extra big copy for Black and White Whiskey is
being prepared by J. J. Gibbons, Toronto.
J. J. Gibbons, Toronto, are preparing large copy
for Keegan's Irish Whiskey.
The McKim Agency, Toronto, are sending oit
copy for the Traders' Bank annual report.
The advertising for the Cromlpton Corset Company
is being handled by the tMcKimn Agency, Toronto.
The annual statement of the Metropolitan Bauik is
being sent otnt by the Woods-Norris Agency, Toronto.
New contracts for the advertising of Queen Qual-
ity Silk are being sent out by J. J. Gibbons, Toronto.
The contracts for Coates' Gin are being sent out
to Canadian papers by J. J. Gibbons, Toronto.
J. J. Gibbons, Toronto, are preparing new copy for
Cornet Automobiles, which will appear in Canadian
Advertisements for Canadian papers for the
papers for the Instructor Shoe by J. J. Gibbons,
The contracts for the new year for the York Min-
eral Springs are being sent out by J. J. Gibbons,
The McConnell-Ferguson Agency, of Londoti
Ont., will agaiii handle the contracts for Perrin's Bis-
Advertisise?mentls for Canadian papers foi the
Chatham Pitless Scale are being sent out by J. J.
The Miller Advertisiiig Agency, of London, Ont.,
have resigned frorr the Canadian Association of Ad-
The H. Gagnier Advertising Agency, Toronto,
have been elected members of tie Canadian Associa-
tion of Advertising Agencies.
Canadian papers are receiving copy from the Mc-
Kim Agency, Toronto, for the Tower Canadian Oil
Clothing Company, of Toronto.
The annual statement of the Bank of Nova Scotia
is being sent out direct. It is understood that they will
have little display advertising the present year.
John Hallam, Toronto, dealer in hides, etc., is
placing a limited amount of display advertising in
)ntario and Quebec papers. Business goes otit direct.
The Santol Company, of St. Louis, are lookilng
for a factory site to locate in Toronto. Their adver-
tising campaign, as in the past, is being handled by
the Woods-Norris Agency, Toronto.
H. S. Jones, formerly with the Miller Advertising
Agency, of London, has joined the staff of the Mc-
Connell-Ferguson Agency of that city. At present
rr. Jones is on the road, but we understand McCon-
nell-Ferguson itntend openinig an office in Monitreal,
and MIr. Jones will likely be appointed manager.
Edgar J. Gty, who has acted for some years as
special representative ii Toronto for the Lonldotn Free
Press, Winnipeg Telegram and La Patrie, Montreal,
has lately been appointed eastern advertising agent
for the Victoria, B.C., Times. Mr. Guy has in the past
'"made good" on his papers, and, being well known
aim?ong the agencies, should sectre more business for
WELL-KNOWN JOURNALIST DIES.
loIN RIOBSON( CAMERO)N, editor of the Hamilton
Spectator, and one of the best-known tnewspaper men
in Canada. died suddenly on the night of December
29th, at his home. Mr. Cameron was 62 years of age.
Apoplexy was the cause of death.
Mr. Camieron was a picturesque figure in Canadian
journalism, andl had ant eventful career. He was born
or April I9, 1845, in Perth, Lanark county, and early
in his life went to Seaforth, and from there to Sarnia.
\t the time of the Civil War in the United States he
v-lent to Arkansas, and retturned to Canada just when
tlie Fenian Raid was agitating the country. He en-
THE LATE JOHN R. CAMERON
Editor of the Hamilton Spectator
listed in a Sarnia company of volunteers as a sergeant.
The Fenian bubble burst before this company saw ser-
vice. Mr. Cameron thlien went to Detroit and worked
ont the Free IPress for a short tine. When the Red
River rebellion broke ouit he returned mo Canada and
enlisted at Toronto with the Ontario Battaliont, serving
tiunder General Wolsley in the Red River expedition.
When the distu?rbance was quelled he becamie connect-
ed with the Winnipeg Free Press about the time that
paper was founded. He worked there for several
years with George lIamn, of the C.P.R., and then went
to M?inneapolis. Later he caine east, doing newspaper
work in Stratford atnd then on the Guelph Herald.
Fromi there he went to Toronto and started a paper
with a iman namied Wright. From there he went to
the Minneapolis Tribune, where he stayed for a year,
coining east to work on the Spectator.
He is sutirvivetd by a widow, six atiagligters and four
sons. One of these, Archie, is assista?nt chief of the
Hamilton fire department, atid Gordon attends Queen's
iThle deceased was known as one of the best para-
graphers in Canada.
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