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The Maberly Fair 1922.. Names Names Names

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The Maberly Fair 1922.. Names Names Names

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The Weekly British Whig
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
02 Oct 1922, Mon  •  Page 6

Maberly Fair 2022

Ashley James

Ashley James

Brian Dowdall

Our Metal Detector Specialist.

Brian Dowdall

Our Metal Detector Specialist.

Adam Dowdall
“Sale” Fairs — Crops and Sometimes Fair Damsels

Almonte Fair 1890 —-Alex Currie — The Country Fair

We Don’t Need the Almonte Fair 1897 – “Admission to the grounds is 25 cents, which is twice too much!”

Clippings and Photos of the 1958 Almonte Turkey Fair

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 4-“the proprietor of a merry-go-round was paid a bonus to bring his machine to the Fair “

Photos and Clippings of Dorothy Meehan- Brunton– thanks to Lizzie Brunton #2

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Photos and Clippings of Dorothy Meehan- Brunton– thanks to Lizzie Brunton #2

Hi, so I’m going through a closet of old boxes , photos, letters etc from my Mom and Dads former home. So my Mom wrote lots of letters, stories, and got quite a few published. Here is one of the “Almonte is; The Friendly Town”. I kind of laughed because I saw a post about the water tower in Almonte the other day. I’ll send a pic of the scrapbook stories. I have so many pics and stories!

Lizzie Brunton

Lizzie BruntonOkay, here goes, my Nanny, my mom (striped hood far right), my aunt Stella, my uncle Gerald (I believe), aunt Kitty, aunt joanna, or Marion, and maybe Sam as a baby!!!


Lizzie Brunton— awesome picture of Mom and her contagious smile.

Photos and Clippings of Dorothy Meehan- Brunton– thanks to Lizzie Brunton #1

Let’s go Racing Boys — J. A. Brunton –Where was This Sign?

Annie Bella Brunton & Adam Wesley Jones

What Happened to Bill Brunton’s Roof in Carleton Place?

The Runaway Bridesmaid From Rosebank to Huntley (Meehan)

Interesting Photos- Playfair Forgie from Laurie Yuill

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Interesting Photos- Playfair Forgie from Laurie Yuill
This is such a nice photo, I thought I’d include it. Will A. Playfair and sister Emma Playfair

All photos from Laurie Yuill

 

Fallbrook and Playfair Playfairville 101– Names Names Names

Inhabiting Playfairville Once Again?

CLIPPED FROM
The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
17 Feb 1897, Wed  •  Page 5

CLIPPED FROM
The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
04 Oct 1899, Wed  •  Page 5

CLIPPED FROM
The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
17 Aug 1898, Wed  •  Page 5


Barbara Forgie, Mrs. Minnie Playfair, Mrs. Sophie Forgie (daughter of J. J. Playfair) at the opening to Iron Mine, Lot 1, Con 4, Dalhousie

Lt. Col. Playfair built a dam, and established lumber, grist and carding mills, an iron ore mine, housing, stores and a hotel and stable until the iron ore and forests were exhausted. Only the stone hearth chimney of Playfair’s original house and remnants of the dam remain. –Inhabiting Playfairville Once Again? and My Daddy was a Miner — was Yours?

A List of Local Mines

Playfair Mine (Dalhousie Mine; Lanark Iron Mine), Dalhousie Township, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada44° 58′ 24″ N76° 25′ 44″ W21.5km (13.4 miles)201.3° (SSW)
CLIPPED FROM
The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
03 May 1899, Wed  •  Page 1

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The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
29 Aug 1917, Wed  •  Page 1

Not sure where this store was located. Hannah & Bert Golding in their store

Related reading

Photos and Postcards of Lanark Village –Laurie Yuill


Dedication to Deachman’s Bridge 1946–Photos— thanks to Laurie Yuill

The Hart Children of Lanark — Laurie Yuill

  1. Photos of Laurie Yuill- Somerville/Mather Picnic 1937–Charles Home, Lloyd Knowles House–Foster Family 
  2. Mr. Lionel Barr’s Store Middleville and Other Mementos –‎Laurie Yuill‎

The Old Lionel Barr Sawmill Middleville 1941 — Laurie Yuill

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION–70 YEARS OLD  –Laurie Yuill Part 1

 

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 2 

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 3-“There is no use in my joining the Society, as I have nothing to exhibit”

Middleville School Photos- Laurie Yuill

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 4-“the proprietor of a merry-go-round was paid a bonus to bring his machine to the Fair “

Middleville– Yuill- Photos Laurie Yuill

Walter Mather Yuill — Died at age 28

Photos of Men at Work – 1920s — Don’t Forget About Me!

Photos and Postcards of Lanark Village –Laurie Yuill

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Photos  and Postcards of Lanark Village –Laurie Yuill
Town Hall, Lanark, Ontario

All photos from my friend Laurie Yuill.. historian of Lanark County

School House, Lanark, Ontario

School House, Lanark, Ontario

All photos frlm Laurie Yuill

Business Section, Lanark, Ontario 1959-The Aftermath of the Lanark Fire June 1959

Lanark Fire 1959– Hour by Hour
The Lanark Fire June 15th 1959

CLIPPED FROM
The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
19 May 1909, Wed  •  Page 1

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The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
02 Jul 1902, Wed  •  Page 1

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The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
20 Oct 1909, Wed  •  Page 1


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The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
20 Oct 1909, Wed  •  Page 1

CLIPPED FROMThe Lanark EraLanark, Ontario, Canada26 Oct 1904, Wed  •  Page 1

Dedication to Deachman’s Bridge 1946–Photos— thanks to Laurie Yuill

The Hart Children of Lanark — Laurie Yuill

  1. Photos of Laurie Yuill- Somerville/Mather Picnic 1937–Charles Home, Lloyd Knowles House–Foster Family 
  2. Mr. Lionel Barr’s Store Middleville and Other Mementos –‎Laurie Yuill‎

The Old Lionel Barr Sawmill Middleville 1941 — Laurie Yuill

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION–70 YEARS OLD  –Laurie Yuill Part 1

 

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 2 

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 3-“There is no use in my joining the Society, as I have nothing to exhibit”

Middleville School Photos- Laurie Yuill

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 4-“the proprietor of a merry-go-round was paid a bonus to bring his machine to the Fair “

Middleville– Yuill- Photos Laurie Yuill

Walter Mather Yuill — Died at age 28

Photos of Men at Work – 1920s — Don’t Forget About Me!

What’s in a Picture? Thanks to Sheila Coyne

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What’s in a Picture? Thanks to Sheila Coyne
Photo from Sheila Coyne

Thanks to all of you for sending in photos– I am going to document a few of them.

Stella Waugh

I certainly wasnt built for a tube top. Much fun with that Maryann girl. I remember that day like it was yesterday. We were on our bikes and Craig Robertson came around the corner a bit too fast and we tried to jump the curb and ended up with skinned knees. Good thing the reporter took pic first. There’s your chuckle for the day!

Carly Drummond

Stella Waugh you look awesome! And literally look the same!

Lori Devlin

Stella Waugh I loved those Buffalo sandles but they didn’t have much protection for our feet 

Yvonne Robillard

Omg, haven’t seen or heard of Maryann since Digital

Stella Waugh

Yvonne Robillard Maryanne lives in Brockville. She was such a hoot

Stella Waugh

The best was the night her bell bottoms took on fire. At the old mississlopy.

Stephen Giles

I knew that was Stella without even looking at the caption

Janet Kerry

Great picture. eems so lomg ago. Still as beautiful as ever now.

Sheila Coyles

She is my Sister-inlaw great lady and good friend I hope after this lol

Ben MacRae

I remember Alice McGregor visiting our place when I was a kid. I believe that her husband was Clarence McGregor. Its crazy how our memories cane be triggered by a simple picture.

Donna Mcfarlane

Ben MacRae They lived in the brick house just west of Kettles Ben MacRae

Cindy Stevens McFadden

Grama Stevens

Ruth Anne Schnupp

My Granny Mary Stevens – she was a woman before her time ! I miss her so much !

Linda Gallipeau-Johnston

So remember Mary esp. when I was a kid!!

Gary Leach

Cheerleader Louisa Leach (McMunn)

Kevin Billing

Cindy Black – Billing sporting the white visor

Stephanie Yuill in there too

Stephanie Yuill

Kevin Billing that’s a blast from the past!! How many would go back to being a teenager 😂😂

Kirsten Bruun Watson

Chris Hall (in back with umbrella)?

Heather Lalonde

So much fun!! At first glance I thought that was me on the end!

Leigh Gibson

I see so many faces I recognize: Tim Moore, Jeanette Gallipeau, Stephanie Yuill, Allison Fitzgerald, etc. Flashback for sure. 🙂

Chris Hall

It might be me. How did you guess it was me?

Deb Bigras

My father and his great staff!

Donna Poirier

Deb Bigras thank you Deb, your dad was one of the best as a person and a boss, loved him.

Bonnie Tosh

Deborah Menard. Your dad is in this pic.

Cindy Black – Billing. Morley Black too

Linda Gallipeau-Johnston

There was a lovely gentleman that used to walk down our road every day – lovely man and his name was Ervie Crawford !

Micheal Watt

We had just moved to Carleton Place shortly before this …Great town great people

Deborah Menard

Before they moved here they had a little white wood building on bell street I remember going there with my dad Marty Desarmia

RaeAnn Davey

An amazing, dedicated group ❤️

Carleton Place High School Photo 1954-1955 Name those Students- Larry Clark

Photos of Carleton Place — Larry Clark— Findlay Memories

Gord Cross Photos Carleton Place Documented

Looking for a Photo of the Carleton Place Vikings

The Doors Open Wagon Ride –Valerie Strike Photos– Carleton Place

Mary Cook Photos Of Carleton Place

Carleton Place Photos 1920s

McArthur Island —Photos from Stephen Moore PLUS!

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McArthur Island —Photos from Stephen Moore PLUS!

Photos from Stephen Moore –By the vintage of the Volkswagen bus I would say the last photo is approximately 1970-Perhaps you could ask folks to see if anyone knows what that building was for on the right side.

Photos from Stephen Moore-I would think this picture was likely early to mid 1960s
Photo Linda Seccaspina
From Stephen Moore

Once upon a time at the McArthur Mill. I received this picture from the owner of the mill and Kenwood Industries, Mr. John Chapman. I would think this picture was likely early to mid 1960s. Not many people on your Facebook page will remember seeing this gear house I would suspect. Perhaps you could ask folks to see if anyone knows what that building was for on the right side. Check out the bell tower on the mill as well.

Mr. Chapman and his wife were classy people and he ran a very successful veneer cabinet company as well as being the landlord for rhe first Digital Equipment company location, wrangler Blubell jeans, a company that made aquatic vehicles and the company I worked for which was AMP Fiber Optics. That land along with the parking lot that was taken over by the town was all owned by Mr. Chapman. In the spring the river essentially ran through the basement several feet deep. Absolutely fascinating building.

Also from Stephen Moore

In 1870 Building of the first stone structure of the present Bates and Innes Woollen Mill was begun by Archibald McArthur and was completed a year later.  The central building was five stories in height.

n 1872-In the McArthur cloth factory (now Bates & Innes) ten new looms were added.  Napoleon Lavallee removed his hotel business to his large new stone building at the corner of Lake Avenue and Bridge Streets.

A fire loss of over $20,000 in 1877 destroyed the Cannon mill and the machinery of its lessee William H. Wylie, who moved to Carleton Place where he leased the McArthur (now Bates) woollen mill and later bought the Hawthorn woollen mill. The McArthur woollen mill, equipped to operate by waterpower of the lower falls, was leased and reopened by William H. Wylie when the country’s business depression became less severe.

John Gillies of Carleton Place bought the McArthur woollen mill at the present Bates & Innes site from its first owner Archibald McArthur. The reported price was 40,000. W. H. Wylie, lessee of the McArthur mill, bought the Hawthorne woollen mill from its new owner James Gillies at a price reported as $19,000.

From MVTM

McArthur Woolen Mill (1871)
  • 105 Mill St, W 1/2 Lot 15, Conc 12 Beckwith Township.
  • The Archibald McArthur and Company Woolen Mill was built in 1871 and was operated by the company until 1876. The woolen mill, equipped to operate by waterpower of the lower falls, was later leased and reopened by William H. Wylie in 1877 when the country’s business depression became less severe. Wylie operated the mill until 1881.
  • It was then sold to John Gillies in 1882 and operated until 1900 under the firm name of J Gillies, Son and Company ; John and James Gillies; The John Gillies Estate Company Ltd .
  • In 1900 it was sold to the Canada Woolen Mills Ltd who went bankrupt in 1904. The reason was stated to be loss of Canadian markets to British exporters of tweeds and worsteds.
  • It was later sold to Bates and Innes in 1907. Bates and Innes Co. Limited equipped the former woolen mill as a knitting mill. In 1909 , the Bates & Innes knitting mill, after making waterpower improvements, began running night and day with 150 employees.
  • It was and still operating in 1911 as a knitting mill.

Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

It’s Photo Friday! This photo is of Sarah Evangeline McDiarmid. She’s posing at the base of the stone CPR underpass on Mill Street. Today it’s almost completely overgrown and unseen. Evangeline was born in 1889 and grew up in the big stone house at the end of McArthur Street, a daughter of William McDiarmid, store owner, and Mary Lavallee.
Any time you travel under the C.P.R. Bridge to McArthur Island or down Princess Street, look to the left. That corner that is now occupied by the Town of Carleton Place Public Works Dept was once the Morphy homestead.The home “with a view” was later repaired, and became a white clapboard house. It was then turned over to the Bates and Innes nightwatchman. The homestead was dismantled in 1914. I have no idea why there is not some sort of historical plaque or reference to one of the founders first homes in that location.

Photo on left taken by Cathie Hawkins McOrmond on her balloon ride yesterday– Photo right Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum–
McArthur House on McArthur Ave near Barkers

McDiarmid Tennis Courts Photos Photos Photos

The Faeries of McArthur Island- Dedicated to the Bagg Children

The River Dance of the McArthur Mill in Carleton Place

The McArthurs of Carleton Place

The McArthur Love Story

Stephen Moore–Look at that beautiful railing. The railing is behind the yellow Kenwood Industries building behind the McArthur Mill now.
Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
October 1, 2021  · 


It’s Photo Friday again already!
This great candid photo of Mima Bond was taken on the south bridge to McArthur Island.
Mima McDonald was born in 1876. She and husband Harry Bond lived at Bridge Street where they raised 7 children and had side by side storefronts; his a barbershop, hers a wool and novelty shop. After Mima’s death in 1958, daughter Joie took over the shop – many still remember it as being a crazy cluttered space!
Check out the details in this photo! Mima’s fabulous hat! Her gloves! The detailing on her skirt and shoes! That box camera! Her beaded purse! Behind her is the stone Bates and Innes Woolen Mill, built in 1872 and without the brick addition to the north. The wooden bridge she’s sitting on was replaced with a concrete one in 1920..

Dedication to Deachman’s Bridge 1946–Photos— thanks to Laurie Yuill

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Dedication to Deachman’s Bridge 1946–Photos— thanks to Laurie Yuill

Sunday, Feb 5th, 2022– from local historian and friend Laurie Yuill

Good afternoon Linda. I hope you’re doing well. I saw you did a piece on Deachman’s Bridge. Do you know the history on the bridge? What was there before this one was built?

I’m scanning some of my Grandmother’s photos and came across a couple of pictures of a bridge with no description on it. Then I came across later in the album of the dedication to the Deachman’s Bridge on November 29, 1946. I’m thinking that the pictures of this other bridge, may be one that was built prior to its replacement in 1946. There is a tree in both pictures, that to me looks like the same tree. Could you help me confirm this?

Dang straight it was… so here is the Dedication to Deachman’s Bridge 1946 thanks to Laurie Yuill

 Deachman’s Bridge, Lanark

How to Get There: ( Lanark County, Ontario)Go to Lanark Village on Highway 511. In the middle of the village on the main street (George), turn east on Owen and then onto Rosetta Road. The bridge is over the Clyde River, just out of the village.

Old and new Deachman’s Bridge–I’ll send you everything I have.
Unfortunately I don’t even have a date on when the pics were taken of the old bridge. But I have 2 of them from different angles.
Charles Deachman
W.L. Dixon, F.W. Matthews, M.L. Woods, November 29, 1946
These are the Reeves for Drummond, Bathurst, Lanark Townships and the Reeve of Lanark Village
Reeve Stewart, James McLaren, Lorne Somerville, M.L. Woods, Agnes Yuill & W.H. Stead

L-R L.C. Affleck, Lorne Stewart, Charles Deachman, John C. Mather, W.L. Dickson, Harold Mather, F. W. Matthews, Agnes Yuill, W. H. Stead, Lorne Somerville, Mrs. Jim McLaren, James W. McLaren, M.L. Woods, Mrs. Lorne Stewart and Mrs. M. L. Woods

Thanks Laurie Yuill you years of photos you have sent us all to enjoy!!

The Hart Children of Lanark — Laurie Yuill

  1. Photos of Laurie Yuill- Somerville/Mather Picnic 1937–Charles Home, Lloyd Knowles House–Foster Family 
  2. Mr. Lionel Barr’s Store Middleville and Other Mementos –‎Laurie Yuill‎

The Old Lionel Barr Sawmill Middleville 1941 — Laurie Yuill

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION–70 YEARS OLD  –Laurie Yuill Part 1

 

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 2 

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 3-“There is no use in my joining the Society, as I have nothing to exhibit”

Middleville School Photos- Laurie Yuill

HISTORY OF LANARK TOWNSHIP AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION –Laurie Yuill Part 4-“the proprietor of a merry-go-round was paid a bonus to bring his machine to the Fair “

Middleville– Yuill- Photos Laurie Yuill

Walter Mather Yuill — Died at age 28

Photos of Men at Work – 1920s — Don’t Forget About Me!

DEACHMAN related reading

The Deachman Brothers Revivals of Lanark County

Stories About Deachman’s Bridge?

Documenting Ed Pelletier -Photos- Stuart McIntosh

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Documenting Ed Pelletier -Photos- Stuart McIntosh

Ed Pelletier with his nephew Bill and the farm dog. When Bill was born, Ed and his wife Beckie wanted to adopt Bill as they had no children. Grandma kept Bill however and raised him along with his 8 siblings. This photo was taken over 100 years ago. From Stuart McIntosh

Just to add This pic of Bill in 1952 holding a nephew. Bill married late in life and had no children of his own. — From Stuart McIntosh

Documenting E. M. AHEARN Somerset and Arthur Street

Documenting Something We Didn’t Know – Doctor Worley — Jordan Montfils and Donna McFarlane

Documenting Brooke Valley Hippies 1992

Documenting The Brooke Valley Hippies – 1981

Documenting Updates to THE CAVE AT POOLEY’S BRIDGE STORY (2019) Part 2

Documenting Mr.and Mrs. William Fest Transportation Building or—I Want Candy

Documenting a Lanark Highlands Building

Documenting Howard Little — Barber of Carleton Place

Documenting the Golden Eagle Gas Bar — Mill Street

January 1920– Church Street School in the Winter — PLUS PHOTOS

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January 1920–  Church Street School in the Winter — PLUS PHOTOS
Karen Hirst
June 12, 2018  · 
Church Street Public School, Almonte…memories were made within these classroom walls….if only they could talk what would they recall?
With a new school build, Church Street Apartments now occupies the site.

1866- The Church Street Schoolbuilt at a cost of $3,175—contract price.Almonte Church Street Public School, 1950/51 -MARG DRENNAN-

January 1920

Schools reopened on Monday after the Christmias holidays, with good attendance. Unfortunately the Church Street school was so cold that the children had to go home again. This has occurred several times this winter, and the explanation given is that the furnace is too small. There is a new teacher engaged in the person of Miss Eileen Staley, of Wolfe Island. She succeeds MissKate MacDonald, who resigned before Christmas. Miss Robeson, who also resigned before Christmas, is doing duty until a successor has been appointed. January 1920

Buddyzee FisherI lived in that building for a few years. Great place with huge high ceiling and similar heating bills. Lol.

In the 1890s P.C. Dowdall’s Drug Store was on Bridge St. in Almonte near the railway. In the entrance, the weather forecasts were posted up daily, providing a point of interest each day for the children walking to and from the Church Street school.

PUPILS WERE READY TO TESTIFY AGAINST PRINCIPAL OF SCHOOL (By Dugald Campbell) It has been a long time now since this little item happened. But it was back in Almonte around the latter 1800s likely. The old town had two’ famous school principals. One of course, was the redoubtable P. C. McGregor, patron saint of Queen’s University at Kingston, and for many years principal of Almonte High School. P. C. was really something. My story, however, concerns another principal, the late John McCarter. He was an old dour, stubborn Scot with a single mindedness and a stern approach to life. He held forth in the Church Street School, and he trudged, summer and winter, across the Bay Hill and up Mill Street. John McCarter was a stem disciplinarian aland he did not hesitate to lay on the birch rod at times. His arder in this direction brought him into trouble.The old man licked a lad named Jack Carney rather heavily, and there was such a rumpus kicked up that the case was sent up to the higher court in Perth. The late E. W. Smith (Almonte magistrate) did not wish to get into trouble with the two principals in the affair, so he wisely sent the case up to the county court. Mr. A. M. Greig represented School Teacher McCarter, and W. H. Stafford represented Jack Carney. The presiding judge was Judge Senkler at Perth. Carney’s lawyer took a cart load of school youths to witness that Carney took a shellacking. I was not one of the kids, but it was a great day when the prosecuting lawyer took the kids over to Perth. The late Sandy Robinson took his famous side-seater to Perth with his team of steppers.Twenty two miles was a long trip in those days, and there was a lot of heat generated around town because of the interest in the case. John McCarter had many friends and it would have been suicidal had he lost the case, but because of the youth of the lads, who were keyed up to take their oath re the licking of the Carney lad, the wise old judge dismissed the case. No evidence was taken because of the youth of the witnesses for Carney. Jack Carney’s health was not abated one whit, and maybe it was a good thing for the discipline of the town, but it was hot stuff when it lasted.

Also read—

Miss Christena Dunlop –Teacher Church Street School

Almonte Church Street Public School, 1950/51 -MARG DRENNAN

Thank you to Fran Cooper
Good morning, Linda,
Church Street Public School, Almonte that was taken on the lawn near the school for 1950-51.
I want to try to get everyone’s name and then I am going to donate the photo to the North Lanark Museum at Appleton so many people can enjoy it.
Fran Cooper.
Almonte Public School 1950-51 Photo
Back Row: Left to Right: Mrs. Howard Giles, Miss Edna Ross, Miss Agnes Gillies (later Mrs. Stuart King), Miss Marion McGill (Mrs. Murray Cavanagh), Miss Margaret Rodgers, Diane Larocque, _____________, Donna Honeyborne, Ruth Craig?,
Next Row: (short row)
Mr. Hal Farnham, Principal, John Sutherland, Miss Elizabeth Schoular
Next Row: _________, Raymond Morton, Jackie Philips, Garnet Rodger, __________,
Bob McClymont, Bob Andrews, _________________, ______________,
Second Row: Earl Needham, Hugh McMullan, Bert McIntosh, Donnie Andrews,
___________, Arthur (Artie) Wilson, Gordon Paterson, ______________,
_____________, ____________,
First Row: Elgin Miller?, ____________, ____________, ____________,
Deannie Lotan, Earl More, Billy McClymont,

Brent Eades
October 6, 2020  · 
School in Almonte 100 years ago, give or take. This is Church Street School in the early 20th century, exact date unknown. It’s now an apartment building.

From Frank will Fix it..
Linda, here’s a picture you might find interesting. Church Street School, Grade 1 class picture 1959-1960. I’m in the 2nd row, 3rd from the right. Frank Blakeley

Bob Smithson grandpa and Cameron smithson middle row

Alice CharleboisJohn Dalgity , your Uncle Jack is in first row 5 from left, Gordie Lotan 3 over from him. Your dad Garry second row, 7th from left. I have that picture with the names.
Karen Hirst
September 4, 2019  · 
Church Street Public School

Gwen OneillI loved that school playing ball at recess was my favourite time there. Haha
Sheila Mueck and I were there at same time.

church street school -CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
14 Jul 1971, Wed • Page 2

Catherine LehewShe was known TINA DUNLOP..she taught GL Comba (my mothers father) in grade school.
She was tall woman always worn dress very Victorian.. my mom had Ms Ross Gr 1..Tina Dunlop had grade 2 1934. Very stern..walk around with a pointer line us up along the wall to learn your authentic very stern.
She possibly my mother’s grandmothers cousin
My grandmother was Jenny Dunlop married Charles Comba originally from Pakenham.
My us Emily Comba

Judy Reid Hamre
July 8, 2021  · 
I went to Church Street School until grade 5. This was grade 3 not sure why it says G.L. Comba because everybody in the pic can confirm it wasn’t Comba!

Comments-

Church Street School-Hello Linda,My mom was born & raised in Almonte along with her 8 siblings. My Uncle worked the print shop for the Almonte Gazette, Uncle Fred was reeve at on time, my aunts worked in the flour mill Grandpa Clement built homes and helped build St. Mary’s church twice ! Thanks to Lin Jones

Almonte Public School 1959This school had a girls’ entrance on the East end and a separate boys’ entrance on the West end. The playground was even divided into a girls’ playground and a boys’ playground and we didn’t dare cross the line. The full basement was divided into a basement for boys and a basement for girls to use in inclement weather at recesses. Also, a girls’ cloakroom and a boys’ cloakroom on each floor and a girls’ stairs and a boys’ stairs to the second floor and to the basement.Anyone remember Church Street Public School? With Miss Ross on the piano?- Ian McDougall Tokyo Every morning the whole student body would gather in the foyer and sing, God save the Queen, Oh Canada and Don’t Fence Me In. I lived there for a short time, less than a year, but remember that I really loved the town.-Prudence Hutton Florida

More about the Church Street school-A hostel on Church Street?? Do tell…. Clipped from The Ottawa Citizen, 10 Jul 1971, Sat, Page 37 CLICK to read all..
Judy Reid Hamre I went to school @ Church St. and I remember thinking how cool it was to have a drop in centre (I was 11)
Glenn Arthur I remember that and the descrption that the teens were given by Mr Galligan. I also was a Volunteer at the Centre along with other teens in town that that all turned out to be pretty good citizens of Almonte and area
Judy Reid Hamre
January 10, 2020  · 
This is the clock that hung in my classroom. My father rescued it after the school closed

Cathy PatersonSure do grade1 to 6 awesome to sets of stairs going up two down to the cloakroom boys side and girls side lining up outside to go in ! Off to classroom then assembly then singing God Save The Queen then The flag would go up of Elmer the Saftey Elephant of no accidents! School patrols out on the corners

Marty TaylorThink I only went there 1 year? Don’t remember much except the whole class got half a day off due to the smell after I threw up on some girls back in the classroom.

Sandy FranceThe grade 8 boys were tasked with wrapping the Union Jack flag so it could be unfurled by yanking on a cord during the singing of God Save the King. One day some wag filled the flag with small pebbles. Mr. Farnham was not impressed by the ensuing clatter.

Donna TimminsI went to the high school for Gr.1 with Miss Rodger, then Church St for Grade 2, 3, 4 &5 with Miss Rodger, Miss Gillies who later married Stuart King & Mrs. Penman for Grade 5. Mr. Sutherland in Gr. 6 which at Easter we transferred to the new GLComba and then back to Church St. for Gr. 8 with Hal Farnham. Lots of fond memories.

Judy Reid Hamre
January 11, 2020  · 
I bought Miss Schoular’s Singer treadle sewing machine at a flea market in Carleton Place in the late 70’s. It had every accessory imaginable and sews beautifully

Don RaycroftGlenn Arthur A “beautiful” addition if I recall.😊I remember Ed Giffen teaching us the football basics and how to win. When he started the program I remember him saying you guys will be able to hit each other without visiting Mr. Farnham.It didn’t seem funny at the time but I have often laughed about it over the years.And I have no idea how he got in his Austin Mini. Maybe he took the front seat out??

Simpson Book Collection – History of Westboro– 1927 reprint – 1927 Advertisements –Where was PALM BEACH?

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Simpson Book Collection – History of Westboro– 1927 reprint – 1927 Advertisements –Where was PALM BEACH?

Facsimile of 1927 under original title: “History of Westboro, Ontario.” 82pp., ill., maps, folding ill. Interesting period ads published in 1980-From the Simpson Book Collection-Ed and Shirley’s Simpson –Historic Books — the List

There was an interesting ad about Palm Beach. I found a few newspaper clippings, so hopefully someone will add to it. Highway 15 was first designated as a provincial highway in 1920, although its original route was quite a bit different than the route that we are familiar with today.Highway 15 was extended along the Queensway concurrently with Highway 7 from the Richmond Road Interchange to the Greenbank Road Interchange, where the highway ended at Highway 17. The concurrent route of Highway 7/15 between Carleton Place and Ottawa was discontinued in the early 1970s, when Highway 15 was truncated at Carleton Place.

So where was Palm Beach listed as being in Westboro, on the March Road on Highway 15?

CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
06 Mar 1946, Wed  •  Page 17
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The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
25 Jul 1928, Wed  •  Page 21
CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
19 Apr 1932, Tue  •  Page 6
CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
07 Sep 1935, Sat  •  Page 19
CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
15 Aug 1931, Sat  •  Page 19

CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
07 Aug 1939, Mon  •  Page 5
CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
17 Jul 1925, Fri  •  Page 2
CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
07 Jul 1931, Tue  •  Page 6
CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
30 Jun 1931, Tue  •  Page 6
CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
25 Jan 1932, Mon  •  Page 8
back cover of History of Westboro 1927 reprint

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Comments..

John Irvin30 minutes

My guess is that “Palm Beach” morphed into the “Ottawa Beach” I went to as a kid. Currently this is the Eastern section of Andrew Haydon Park.

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