116 women at annual meeting
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26839
"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...
Bill Ruffett remembers...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26737
"On the eve of his 92nd birthday, Tuesday, Bill Ruffett told the story of the booming ice industry of yesteryear. Bell Ewart - "I started on the ice when I was 12 yeards old. Father had rented the old hotel on the south side of the dock of 1897 fo...
For any old phone just call Doug Bone
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26812
"Doug Bone, who began collecting old telephones only three years ago, says he now has the largest private collection of antique and unusual phones in Canada. He stumbled into his hobby quiet by accident. Doug and his wife, Joan, who shares his int...
History of WI activities recounted on anniversary
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27015
"Mrs. Austin Zoeller, vice president of the Federated Women's Institutes of Canada, speaking last Wednesday night at the 50th anniversary of Bradford Women's Institute said, 'There is no other organization like the W.I. in the whole wide world.' S...
Lions raise $1,700
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26811
"More than $1,700 in pledges was recorded at the ski and skate-a-thon Saturday, sponsored by the Gilford and District Lions Club at Ski Haven. It was estimated that Harv Speiran of Gilford was the oldest of the 100 participants. It was also he who...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26950
"These model homes at Churchill Heights are nearing completion. They will be open for public inspection when they are finished. Salesman John Faye for A.B. Cairns, the builders, reports 33 homes will be built on one-half acre lots. The house conta...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27016
"Bradford Women's Institute last Wednesday celebrated 50 years "For Home and Country", the motto of the world-wide organization. Long time member Mrs. H.L. Blackwell cuts the anniversary cake fashioned in the shape of the figure 50, as Bradford W....