JOHN BUTLER JONES, of
Niagara Falls, Ont., was born
'~_-j June 28th, ISIS, at Gibraltar.
His father was Color-Sergeant John
Butler Jones, of the 14th Foot, who
served in the battle of Waterloo. Mr.
Jones received his education at a private
school in Reading, Eng., and at a
boarding school at Feversham, Eng.
At the age of fourteen he was appren-
ticed to the plastering trade, and after-
wards to that of bricklaying. He then
carried on business as a builder in
England. Coming to Canada in 1854
he settled at Niagara Falls, where he
engaged in the same trade. In 1879 he