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From: "pmcgr" <>
Subject: Re: Haldimand Advocate 2 March, 1899
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 16:26:44 -0400
Here is the next installment of local news:
page 2, column 5
Rev. S.W. Fallis preached in Brantford on Sunday last. His pulpits were
filled by Mr. Hemphill of Brantford.
The cheese meeting on Thursday last was well attended. Speeches were
delivered by Messrs. Eagle, Attercliffe, and Paget of Canboro. Eighty-one
ton of cheese was made in our factory last year.
Born - On Thursday, 23rd February, the wife of Jacob Werner, of a son.
Mr. Jarrit spent Sunday with his family in Stoney Creek.
The young people of the Methodist church have arranged for a box social on
Thursday evening March 2nd, at the residence of Mr. Elgin Moore. A good
programme will be rendered.
The Ladies' Aid met at the residence of Mrs. Dr. Ogden, on Wednesday last.
Anniversary services were held in the English church on Sunday and Monday,
February 26th and 27th.
Court House Notes
John Senn, J.P., and W.W. Montague J.P., county auditors, audited the county
treasurer's accounts last week and prepared their report to the County
Council which meets on Tuesday the 21st of March.
Michael Roach, who was sentenced to two years in the pen at Kingston for
burglarizing the store of D.P. Foster in this village, was removed to that
institution on Wednesday of last week by Constables Grant and Evans. The old
chap was inclined to be a little saucy to the judge when being sentenced, as
he told the judge he couldn't just do as he liked.
The Sherriff, Messrs. A.A. Davis, J.P., Alex. Mitchell, J.P., and the Clerk
of the Peace, drafted the Jurors for service at the Spring courts on Friday,
the 9th ult.
The news of the death of County Councillor Congdon, of Dunnville, on
Saturday last, was received at the Court House with sincere regret and
sympathy. The deceased by his able and wise conduct of county affairs in the
past, and honourable and gentlemanly conduct had endeared himself to a large
number of his acquaintances in this part of the county, and in his sudden
demise the County Council has lost one of its most able members.
...more later, as usual, permission to forward granted