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Watch Out for the Glue in Your Ice Cream!

Watch Out for the Glue in Your Ice Cream!


Almonte Gazette- July 2 1886

It was reported in February of 1920 that the Board of Health in New York was about to ban the use of glue in the manufacture of ice cream. by reports some of the ice cream manufacturers had been substituting the glue for gelatin because it could be obtained at a lower price. Therefore Tom Mitcheson from Almonte made sure to advertise that no glue was used in the making of the local ice cream.


 - GLUE IN ICE CREAM New York The health...

Clipped from Buffalo Labor Journal,  11 Mar 1920, Thu,  Page 2





Clipped from Harrisburg Daily Independent,  28 Aug 1906, Tue,  Page 1

 - POISONOUS CANDY. Rock-and-Jtye Rock-and-Jtye...

Clipped from The Frankfort Bee,  21 May 1886, Fri,  Page 6



Tom Mitcheson

An organization in Carleton Place with these newer ideas for the conservation of practically all main forms of wild life was formed in 1884.  Under the title of the Carleton Place Game, Fish and Insectivorous Birds Protective Society it continued to operate for some years.  Original officers of the group were William Pattie, president ; Jim Bothwell, vice president ; Walter Kibbee, secretary-treasurer, and committee members John Cavers, Tom Glover, John Moore, Jim Morphy and Jim Presley ; elected at a May meeting in the old fire hall on Bridge Street, when a constitution drawn up by Robert Bell was adopted.  Other members pledged to support the rules of this pioneering wild life protective society were William Beck, Peter Cram, Jim Dunlop, John Flett, David Gillies, Charlie Glover, Tom Hilliard, Archie Knox and Tom Leaver ; Hugh McCormick, William McDiarmid, Hiram McFadden, Jim McFadden, Jim McGregor, George McPherson, William Neelin, Robert Patterson and William Patterson ; Dr. Robert F. Preston, Alex Sibbitt, William Taylor, William Whalen, Will R. Williamson, Alex Wilson and Joe Wilson.  Out of town sportsmen among the first members were Duncan Campbell, John Gemmill, D. G. MacDonnell and Tom Mitcheson, all of Almonte




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