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116 women at annual meeting

"Alliston - South Simcoe District Women's Institute held its 75th annual meeting in Alliston last week, with 116 delegates attending from 11 branches. District president Mrs. Paul Tipping of Tottenham and secretary treasurer Mrs. Everett McVety of Bradford were in charge.

The theme, 'What's 75 Years Between Friends?' set the tone of the meeting held at St. John's United Church. Displays showing accomplishments, projects, and history of each branch were outstanding, and discussion groups led by district conveners replaced oral reports.

Visits to Simcoe Manor will not be a district project from now on but the decision to entertain there is at each branch's discretion after conferring with the manor superintendent.

Delegates voted to hold a Tweedsmuir History workshop in November, with Cookstown being a possible location.

Mrs. Gordon Mallion of Tottenham judged the log book competition of home histories and presented prizes to: first, Mrs. Russel Browning; second, Mrs. W. Ingram, both from Churchill branch; and third, Mrs. Norman Baker, Everett.

Federated Women's Institute of Ontario board members, Mrs. Don Hennessy of Duntroon, said Simcoe County leads the province in interest in log books. County books were on display at the officers' conference at the University of Waterloo in May.

After the noon luncheon, Tweedsmuir History curator Mrs. William Sutherland of Bond Head reviewed district history. The first meeting was held in Jebb's Hall, Cookstown, on July 9, 1902, with 50 in attendance. In 1906 only four attended and for some years district meetings were held in homes.

Today there are 321 active members in Simcoe South and 46 life members. A birthday cake was cut by Mrs. Joseph Hancey of Alliston, a WI member for 61 years.

Ted Whitworth, a farm safety consultant for eight counties, told delegates there are too many accidents in agriculture. He said 'farmers must recognize hazards and he placed the responsibility on 'mother' to continue to remind her family of safety practices. Farm safety booklets brought home by school children should be reviewed by the parents with the children so both will benefit, he said.'"

Jean Saunter

Alliston OPP detachment

"Constable Easterbrook of the Alliston detachment of the OPP is shown here with Carl and Clara Pleasance and school bus driver Vera Marie McKenzie. Carl and Clara were presented with pins by the OPP for their great help during a school bus accident, October 3. Carl and Clara escorted students off the bus after it was struck by a car. There was no serious injuries."

Larry Batchelar

Bemrose, John & Minnie Mitchell

Event Date : September 20, 1897
Event Type : Marriage
Municipality : Alliston

Description : Mr. John Bemrose, Sr., of Bradford, to Miss Minnie Mitchell.The wedding took place at the residence of the bride's mother, Alliston. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Buchanan.

Bradford Witness

Coburn, Vida (nee Suggett) obituary

Event Date : Tuesday, May 18, 1982
Event Type : Death

Description : Passed away at Simcoe Manor, Beeton, in her 97th year. Nee Suggett. Wife of the late Dalton Coburn, Cookstown. Mother of Velma (Mrs. T. Beeston), Dorothy (Mrs. D. Applegate), Alliston, Dalton (Dee) of Cookstown and Kenneth of Rexdale. Also survived by nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Visitation and service at the Hughes Funeral Home, Cookstown. Interment in Alliston Union Cemetery.

Toronto Star

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Contains news clippings and articles on Alliston, Beeton, Elgin County, Tottenham, and Tecumseth Township

Joe Saint

Coutts, Richard (Dick) obituary

Event Date : Saturday, January 09, 1971
Event Type : Death

Description : Died at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston. War veteran and one of the older residents of Cookstown.(Cookstown News)

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Cummings, Helena Mildred Ball obituary

Event Date : Sunday, October 15, 1967
Event Type : Death

Description : Died at the Stevenson Memorial Nursing Home, Alliston. Of Bond Head, wife of the late Dr. J. A. Cummings and mother of Kenneth of Plainfield, N.J., Harley of Ottawa, Victor of Bond Head and Julian of Oakville and survived by four grandchildren. Rested at the Lewis Funeral Home, 30 Simcoe St., Bradford, until noon Wednesday, then to Trinity Anglican Church, Bond Head, for service at 2 p.m. Interment St. John's Tecumseth Cemetery.

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Duncan McArthur Brutally Assaulted and Robbed in his Bond Head Garage

"Mr. Duncan McArthur, proprietor of the Bond Head garage, is a patient in York County Hospital, Newmarket, recovering from a brutal assault, committed in his garage last Friday night around 10 o'clock, when he was struck on the head and kicked about the body, before being robbed of his wallet." ...

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Edney, Edna May Train obituary

Event Date : Sunday, October 17, 1965
Event Type : Death

Description : Died at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston. Of Newton Robinson, beloved wife of the late James Edney, dear mother of Charlotte (Mrs. W. Birch), Laura, Annie (Mrs. W. Madill), Marjorie (Mrs. M. Connery), Ina (Mrs. J. Ainslie), Perla (Mrs. G. Piggott), Doris (Mrs. R. Mills), Jean (Mrs. N. Staynor), predeceased by Treva (Mrs. W. Agar), Earl and Muriel. Also survived by 22 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren, dear sister of Ernest, Russell and Myrtle (Mrs. A. Olsen). Resting at the Hughes Funeral Home, Cookstown, for service on Oct. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Interment Newton Robinson Cemetery.

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Edney, Mrs. James obituary

Event Date : Sunday, October 17, 1965
Event Type : Death
Municipality : Alliston

Description : Following a long illness, Mrs. James Edney of Newton Robinson passed away in Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, on Sunday, October 17, 1965. Mrs. Edney was the former Edna Mary Train and she was born at Bond Head 75 years ago, where she spent her girlhood, attended school and was married to the late James Edney, and going from Bond Head to the Newton Robinson district. Mrs. Edney was a member of Trinity Church, Bond Head. Predeceased by her husband, and her only son, Earle James, Mrs. Edney is survived by eight daughters: Charlotte (Mrs. W. Birch) and Laura, both of Toronto; Annie (Mrs. Wm. Madill), Bond Head; Marjorie (Mrs. M. Connery), Rexdale; Ina (Mrs. J. Ainslie), Richmond Hill; Perla (Mrs. G. Piggott), Rexdale; Doris (Mrs. R. Mills), Scarboro; and Jean (Mrs. M. Staynor), Islington. Also predeceasing her were two daughters, Treva (Mrs. Wm. Agar) and Muriel Edna, who died in infancy.The funeral was held from the Hughes Funeral Home in Cookstown on October 20, with Rev. D. R. Welch of Bond Head conducting the services. Interment was in Newton Robinson Cemetery.The pallbearers were Messrs. W. Birch, W. Madill, M. Connery, J. Ainslie, G. Piggott and R. Mills, sons-in-law of the deceased.

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