It’s Your Balderson News 1913

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It’s Your Balderson News 1913

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Mrs. W. J. Rintoul has gone visit friends in Middleville and Darling.

Some of our young men have returned from the west to spend the winter in Ontario.

Mr. James I. Watt and Mr. David Rintoul treated some of their friends to a dinner on Christmas day.

A large load, principally ladies, went from this place to a concert at Harper. All report a good time.

Miss Forester of Westport has been engaged as teacher for the junior derpartment of Balderson for the ensuing term.

The temperance people in the township of Drummond are anxious to pass local option on the 6th of January.

Miss Carrie Watt, teacher, Snow Road, is spending her Christmas holidays with her parents of this place.

The Presbyterian Sunday School entertainment, held on the evening of the 26th, was a grand success. The program consisted of songs, recitations and dialogues. The musical part was well rendered by seven of the young men of this place, whom we call the string band of Balderson. There was also a debate from four of the same young men on the married life and single life. The married life came out best. The school house was crowded to overflowing, the proceeds amounting to $137.

 

 

Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read.

Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in Hometown News and now in The Townships Sun

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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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