A grave­yard mys­tery solved … al­most

The Compass - - FRONT PAGE - BY BUR­TON K. JANES

For two years, 86-year-old Wal­ter Smith of South River has been seek­ing to an­swer a ques­tion that has plagued him day and night: who placed the head­stone on his par­ents’ graves in the old Pen­te­costal ceme­tery in Clarke’s Beach?

It ap­pears he now has an an­swer — sort of.

Smith told his story to The Com­pass on May 17, and was later in­ter­viewed by CBC TV.

Not long af­ter, his wife Eleanor re­ceived a phone call at home. The caller asked to speak with Wal­ter who, iron­i­cally, was at the ceme­tery at the time.

The lady would not iden­tify her-

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