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Clippings of the Saunders Brothers Shoe Scandal in Smiths Falls–Local Politician Runs Amuck!

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Clippings of the Saunders Brothers Shoe Scandal in Smiths Falls–Local Politician Runs Amuck!

 

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Shenanigans ran amuck in small towns, even in those days, and this was quite the story between a Smiths Falls shoe store and a member of council. It went back and forth for a long time, and the whole issue smelled badly from the beginning. on october 11, 1897, four of the most important witnesses failed to show up? Things do not seem to change do they? You only need to look at the news clipping in historical facts to understand there was history to one W.E. Brown alderman from Smiths Falls and when witnesses do not show up–well, it’s hard to make a case.

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  25 Jun 1897, Fri,  Page 6

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  28 Jun 1897, Mon,  Page 1

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  29 Jun 1897, Tue,  Page 7

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  06 Jul 1897, Tue,  Page 7

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  07 Jul 1897, Wed,  Page 6

 

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  09 Jul 1897, Fri,  Page 8

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  14 Jul 1897, Wed,  Page 7

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  22 Jul 1897, Thu,  Page 3

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  23 Oct 1897, Sat,  Page 6

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  11 Nov 1897, Thu,  Page 1

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  26 Jul 1898, Tue,  Page 8

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  22 Oct 1898, Sat,  Page 3

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  11 Jan 1898, Tue,  Page 7

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  26 Jul 1898, Tue,  Page 8

 

 

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  16 Jun 1898, Thu,  Page 7

 

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