WATSON’S CORNERS NEWS. 1897-April 16– Almonte Gazette

Sugar making is still going on. The season has been a good one. Some of the farmers have started to plough. Roads are drying up quickly now.

Mr. H, Barrie has been ill lately.

Mabel, youngest daughter of Mr. J. A. Craig, has been ill for some time, but is recovering.

Mrs. Dick, mother of Mrs. Wm. McChesney, took suddenly ill on Sunday .morning, but is now better.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Easton, of Lanark, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Miller.

Miss M. E. Scott, of Lanark, spent Sunday at home.

Miss M. E. Craig, of Playfair, spent Sunday at the home of her parents.

Mrs. Geo. F. Leslie presented her husband with a young daughter last week.



Photo from the Lanark & District Museum



Mrs. Alex. H. Park, while crossing from one building to another, was precipitated to the ground below, a distance of over fifteen feet, and strange to say escaped with a few bruises. The platform leading from one building to the other gave way, causing her fall.

Mr. D. Craig, merchant, has disposed of his stock to a Mr. Allan, of Mississippi.

The prayer meeting on Monday evening at Mrs. A. Craig’s was conducted by Rev. J. A. Leitch.



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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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