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MEN OP CANADA.   75

REV. JOHN W. COOLEY, pastor of Col-

borne Street Methodist Church, Brantford,

was born in Toronto township on November 7th, 1852. His education was received in the public and high schools, under such masters as Dr. Tassie and John Seath, B.A. In 1869 he became a public school teacher, and in 1873 was appointed master of the Senior Boys' School in Guelph. At this date he became a member of the Methodist Church, and secretary of the Guelph Y. M. C. A. In 1874, he was appointed probationer at Elora. Subsequently he filled appointments at Listowel, Hamilton, and Stratford ; and in 1878 was ordained and stationed at Elmira. Three years later a throat affliction compelled a temporary retirement from the Ministry. The next two years were spent on the Winnipeg Free Press. In 1882, restored to health, he had charge of Jerseyville circuit. His subsequent appointments have been Dunnville, Hamilton, and Brantford. Mr. Cooley was journal secretary of Niagara Conference in 1890. In 1878 he married Miss Keeling of Guelph, who died in 1885. Mr, Cooley is a forcible preacher and a pungent writer.

REV. JOAN \V. COOI,EY,

JAMES IFNLOP

JAMES DUNLOP, Hamilton, Ont,, son of J. M. Dunlop, Ayrshire, Scotland, was born at the latter

place on November 1st, 1852. He received his education at the public school of Binbrook, County of Wentworth, and afterwards served apprenticeship in the flour and grain business with J. Hancock, of Hamilton, with whom he remained until 1878, when he was taken into partnership, which continued until 1882, when he bought out the entire business. In 1887 he built new premises, in which he now carries on the largest business in flour, feed, grain and seeds in Hamilton, In 1889 he bought the property in rear of his present store, and built on it a mill, where he manufactures Graham flour, pot barley, split peas, corn meal, etc. The building extends from John to Catherine streets. a distance of three hundred and fifty feet. Mr. Dunlop was married on the 13th of November, 1877, to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of R. Wilson, Nelson, County of Halton. In politics he is an active Conservative, a member of the Presbyterian Church, and also of the A.O.U.W., and Board o Trade.

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