November 1940 Almonte Gazette
Mother and triplets all doing well is the latest word received from Grace Hospital, Ottawa, respecting the condition of Mrs. Stanley B. Smith, of Middleville, wife of the United clergy man there. Mrs. Smith had been taken to the Ottawa hospital on Monday, Nov. 11th and early Tuesday morning, following a Caesarian operation performed by three surgeons, she was delivered of three boys weighing respectively, four pounds seven ounces, four pounds nine and-a-half ounces and three pounds seven-and-a half ounces.
The Gazette correspondent at Middleville, in her weekly budget of news, stated that Rev. Mr. Smith returned home much excited over the unusually happy event that had embraced his household. He was widely congratulated and many were the fervent hopes expressed for the quick recovery of the mother and the welfare of the three babies. Rev. Mr. Smith’s circuits comprises four charges: Middleville, Darling. Rosetta and Hopetown. Mr. and Mrs. Smith have one other child, a boy, five years old.