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Women's groups made contributions to Second World War

St. Marys Journal Argus

25 years ago — 1990

We See: THAT John McCarthy fired a sizzling 13 on the 10th hole at the Chippewa golf course during the recent Bulldogs hockey team reunion.

We See: THAT an Arabian horse competition was staged at Kilbyrne Farm, north of Thorndale. There were 62 different classes in the competition.

Joy Durley daughter of John and Cathy Durley, St. Marys, graduated with honours from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto.

The UCW met in the St. Marys United Church for their monthly meeting and were treated to slides from when Barbara and Colin Richardson were on their trip to Australia.

50 years ago — 1965

We See: THAT Kenneth W. Schiedel of St. Marys was one of the successful second-year students in the examination results for the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph.

The boardwalk on the north side of Victoria Bridge is in poor condition. One of the eight-inch planks is in the river.

Debbie and Jamie Johnson and Wendy Greason took part on Friday afternoon with other children in dancing at the Big Al program of CKCO-TV Kitchener-Waterloo. (Lakeside)

The reconstruction of Queen Street East got underway this past week. New sewers are being installed. T.G. Hammond, Ltd., is primary contractor and John Gaffney Construction is doing the excavating.

75 years ago — 1940

There is a nice picture of Miss Betty Harrison and Mrs. W.R. Gilmar, two of the army of Women’s Patriotic League workers doing their part making socks for soldiers overseas.

Lincoln White and Arthur Bragg attended the Shorthorn Breeders Field Day at Seaforth this past week.

Mr. Arthur Gibson has just received news from the Provost of Trinity College, Toronto, congratulating him on obtaining first place in the year, and winning the college scholarship for the next year. (Granton)

Nora Clench IODE Chapter have decided to hold a Flag Day on June 29 in order to contribute to the bomber that the IODE chapters across Canada are buying.

100 years ago — 1915

Dr. Fraleigh, MHD, addressed the St. Marys Council proposing on behalf of the local Board of Health systematic inspection of backyards and a garbage collector.

Weir and Weir have closed down their chopping mill. They will continue their feed business.

J.C. Carter and A.B. Creighton, proprietors of the Fashion Shop in St. Marys, have dissolved their partnership. J.C. Carter will run the business himself.

In two weeks time, Perth County votes on temperance for the Perth riding.

At Osgoode Hall, J.C. Makins, for Charles Stewart, moved to quash bylaw No. 297, limiting the number of pool and billiard rooms in St. Marys.

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