R.R. 4 St. Catharines, Jan. 31st 1921
Mr. W. W. Armstrong
The inclosed letter was adapted at our meeting on Saturday night by all standing with bowed heads, for one minute, and I was directed to forward it to you and sign it on behalf of the Niagara district Grape Growers Association.
We had an exceptionally fine meeting. Both visitors and our own local members speaking very highly of its success. I in-formed them the credit was due to you for you had practically planned the whole affair. Many expressed their regret at your absence and the sad event which was the cause of it.
Very truly yours
J. M. Crysler
St. Davids, Ont. Jan. 29th 1921
Mr. W. W. Armstrong and members of the family:
It is with profound regret we have heard of the death of your father. We extend to you our heartfelt sympathy in your deep sorrow. We had all learned to admire his many estimable qualities. To all who had the privilege of knowing him and visiting his home he was an inspiration in the fruit industry. Many years ago he won the reputation of being one of the foremost growers of peaches in the Peninsula and this reputation was not confined to the bounds of the im-mediate community but was Province wide. The fruit growers have lost one of their most successful sons, and the community an honored and esteemed man.
Signed on behalf of the Grape Growers Association.
J. M. Crysler
Secretary of the St. Davids Branch