Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

Item PH26810 - Forty years ago today in the Witness

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CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26810

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Forty years ago today in the Witness

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  • 1977-03-09 (Creation)

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Ken Kerr

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Bradford Witness

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George Jackson

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"Chicken thieves got away with between 39 and 40 fowl from the barn of Thomas Stewart, 10th line, West Gwillimbury. The pilferers had evidently used a car or light truck in their night prowling, as the marks of tires were plainly visible on the side of the road. It was thought they made their way along a gulley running from the vicinity of the car through a field to the back of the barn. The sound of a fire alarm bell for the first time in many months cause excitement in the town. It was soon discovered, however, that a representative of the Fire Underwriters Association was in town on one of his periodic visits and had put in a fire alarm, calling out the brigade for a test run. The inspector was reported to have been satisfied with the prompt and business-like response."

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  • English

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Bradford Witness
March 9, 1977
Vol. 111, No. 10
Pg 4

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Microfilm Reel #88

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