John A Darou 1905 Lanark Village




Photo Lanark Village- Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum


John A Darou 1905 Lanark Village


No one among the businessmen of Lanark has built up a more honorable reputation or conducted business on a more equitable basis than Mr.John A. Darou whose well ordered establishment is located on George Street and which is equipped with all necessary machinery for carrying on the business.


It has been carried on by him for the past four years and he has since enjoyed a liberal and substantial patronage. The stock embraces a fine assortment of choice homemade bread, biscuits, cakes, pastry, fine confectionary, groceries and provisions. Wedding cakes are a specialty and the lowest price prevail at all times. While the trade is brisk it still is of a frist class character. Several nakers are employed and one wagon is in service for home delivery.


Mr. Darou has had many years experience in this business and he is a gentleman of pronounced ability. He is ever ready to attend to all the demands made upon him in this special line of trade.

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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