Just Like a Clue Game –“Who Dun it” in Beckwith?

Just Like a Clue Game –“Who Dun it” in Beckwith?

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113 years ago

Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 23 Oct 1905, Mon,
  3. Page 11

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Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 23 Oct 1905, Mon,
  3. Page 11


How did “Cardy” Miller die? I found out today working on a piece about the mills in Carleton Place- In 1903 Findlay employee Cardy Miller took away his sorrow by a self inflicted shot to the heart on the 10th line as he could take no more.

NAME: Cardinal Miller
AGE: 20
RELIGION: Presbyterian
DEATH DATE: 19/10/1905
DEATH PLACE: Lanark Ontario Canada
CAUSE OF DEATH: Shooting Instantaneous


Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place and The Tales of Almonte


The Boy Who Disappeared From Beckwith–Gordon Taylor

“2,000 people on the streets”–Dr. Finlay McEwen of Carleton Place

History Still Lives on at The McEwen House in Beckwith

The Media Then and Now–Johnny Gillies Had a Gun

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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